Bluebell House and Gardens

Gurteenulla near Ballydehob, County Cork (Ref. 904901)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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36 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was a wonderful place to spend a holiday at, our host Liam was very friendly and helpful, if we could make a suggestion, the wording of some of the instructions in the blue folder we found a little intimidating perhaps they could be rewritten in a more friendly way.”

    Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage to anyone.

    Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage to anyone.

    - Mr Roberts, September 2021

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.


  • Over three floors
  • Seven bedrooms: 2 x lower ground floor king-size double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x lower ground floor single, 2 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8)
  • Lower ground floor utility
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire and dining area (seats 6)
  • Lounge (seats 7)
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with Free-to-air channels, one with Saorview), Wifi, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading (first €30 inc. in rent), starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Large lawned garden to front and rear with patio, decking, furniture, orchard
  • BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles.

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.

The charming village of Ballydehob lies on the south west coast of Ireland, and is shrouded in natural beauty, playing home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Called home by several famous writers, artists and sculptors, Ballydehob boasts a variety of shops, as well as renowned restaurants and cafes. Take a walk over the 12 Arch Bridge and take in the lovely views of the estuary, discover Kilcoe Castle, West Cork's best preserved castle, or make the journey west to Mizen Head. The most south-westerly point of Ireland, and a great location for walkers and nature lovers alike, Mizen Head is situated at the end of a peninsula, and provides great views out to the sea. Spend a day on Barley Cove Beach surrounded by sand dunes, marked as Special Areas of Conservation, while only 20 minutes’ drive will take you to Toormore Beach which is great for children and families. With lots to see and do, Ballydehob is a great location, all year round.