Bluebell House and Gardens

Gurteenulla near Ballydehob, County Cork (Ref. 904901)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This beautiful, detached property sits amongst splendid gardens, less than two miles from Ballydehob in County Cork. Set in a peaceful position on a country lane, this delightful cottage near Ballydehob provides excellent accommodation for large groups of friends and families, with seven bedrooms across three floors, five benefiting from en-suite facilities. The main entrance to this Ballydehob cottage opens onto a spacious and bright hall on the ground floor, but guests will also find access to the beautiful gardens from the lower ground floor, which also boasts a family bathroom with a luxurious Jacuzzi bath. With bright decoration throughout, the kitchen with dining area comes well equipped with everything you?ll need to prepare a delicious family meal. The two sitting rooms at this cottage in Cork offer plenty of space for everyone to spread out, both opening out to the beautiful decked area, and one complete with a homely open fire, the perfect accompaniment after a walk in the surrounding countryside. Stunning grounds surround this Ballydehob cottage, which the whole family will delight in and are ideal for relaxing together discussing plans on a summer?s afternoon. Featured on the West Cork Garden Trail 2013, the gardens offer a variety of areas to enjoy with a serene Japanese garden and patio, extensive and well-manicured lawns and an orchard. With Cork?s many stunning beaches available within just a short drive, and spectacular countryside at every turn, this Ballydehob cottage is perfectly placed to enjoy a variety of activities. Choose from watersports, fishing and quiet walks beside the shore to peaceful country bike rides, horse riding and golf. Ballydehob is just under two miles away, and has a selection of local shops and inns, plus the colourful town of Skibbereen, the most southerly in Ireland, can be reached within fifteen minutes? drive for further amenities. Spend the day touring the Mizen Head Peninsular or simply relax in the gorgeous gardens at this fantastic Ballydehob cottage, a wonderful base for all the family.



Lower ground floor

  • Two king-size double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC)
  • One single bedroom
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, hand-held shower, basin & WC
  • Utility

Ground floor

  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8)
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire and dining area (seats 6)
  • Lounge (seats 7)
  • Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin
  • One family bedroom with 1 double & 1 single & en-suite basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • 2 x TVs, one with Free-to-air channels, one with Saorview
  • DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of books & DVDs
  • Fuel & power charged by meter reading, first €30 included
  • Starter pack for fire included
  • Travel cot & highchair on request
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Large lawned garden to front & rear with patio, decking, furniture, orchard
  • BBQ
  • Shop & pub 2 miles


  • The owner requires a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of €200

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of €200.

About the location


Skibbereen 10 miles; Barley Cove 15 miles; Mizen Head 20 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 57.5 miles; 1 hr 27 mins Cork ferry - 74 miles; 1 hr 47 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ballydehob, 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ballydehob, 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Skibbereen, 9.3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Kilcoe Castle - West Cork's best preserved castle
  • Beaches - Discover some of the beautiful, award-winning beaches on the west Cork coastline, including Schull and Bantry Bay
  • Skibbereen - A lively market town which prides itself on its fresh produce

Day trip:

  • Cork City - Lively town with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Killarney National Park - Beautiful National Park, home to waterfalls and lakes