TRANQUIL WATERFRONT HOME IN SPECTACULAR SETTING WITH STUNNING SOUTH FACING VIEWS

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Debbie Mundy

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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TRANQUIL WATERFRONT HOME IN SPECTACULAR SETTING WITH STUNNING SOUTH FACING VIEWS

Dunmanus Bay House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

Bay House, Durrus, Bantry, is situated in the most commanding waterfront position at the very head of Dunmanus Bay. It has five beautifully appointed bedrooms, consisting of three double bedrooms rooms looking out over the bay (each with a king-size bed), one has an en-suite bathroom with bath, power shower and WC. There are two twin bedrooms located at the rear of the house with two further bathrooms, each with a separate bath, a power shower and WC. All bed linen is pure cotton. We also have two travel cots, two high chairs and many other infant items, including a baby monitor.

The living area consists of a generous open plan living/dining/kitchen area with American style fridge/freezer, blu ray 5.1 surround sound, 46' LED flat screen TV, iPOD dock, leather sofas, dining table to seat 10 and log burner. Wifi is free of charge and covers all areas of the house. Separate utility room with washing machine/tumble dryer and dishwasher. Sun porch (also doubles as children's playroom). All of the living and sleeping accommodation is on one level. There is a large table with benches on the outside terrace. The house is spacious and very well equipped. .

In front of the house is almost an acre of lawn with direct access to a shingle/slate beach and sea waterfront - buckets and spades are provided for crab catching! .

Whether you are enjoying a break with family & friends in West Cork, a golfing trip (Bantry Bay Championship Golf Club is only 20 mins away), your cookery course at The Good Things Cafe, Durrus or a painting holiday with some of the most spectacular scenery on our doorstep, Bay House is the perfect place for you!

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Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Debbie Mundy

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Speaks english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871958
+353 (0)87 9124582
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

We'll be back!

We'll be back!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Es war zwar das erste, aber mit Sicherheit nicht das letzte Mal, dass wir dort waren. Das Haus ist wunderschön, direkt am Meer gelegen und bietet alles, was das Herz begehrt: genügend Schlafräume und Bäder, einen offenen Kamin, Freizeitmöglichkeiten wie Kajak, Angeln, etc. und eine Aussicht, die einem jeden Tag aufs neue den Atem raubt. Wir kommen gerne wieder und bedanken uns auf diesem Weg noch einmal bei Chris und Debby, die grandiose Gastgeber sind und uns jederzeit mit Rat und Tat zur Seite gestanden haben. Greetings from cologne. Maren & Marlo
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871958
+353 (0)87 9124582
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Short break at bay house

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We had a short few days at this beautiful house last month.It was a family reunion from Texas Cincinatti, Cork and Dublin. What a wonderful house.We were met by Debbie the owner who made sure we had a very generous basket of provisions to get us started also logs for the stove. This house was all and more than we expected.It is five star for sure from the very comfortable beds to the fully equipped kitchen.The views from the house are amazing. Even when the weather wasn't so good it was lovely to sit and look out at the sea and rugged countryside.We enjoyed seeing all the local tourist spots like the sheepshead peninsula and the great views also the lovely town of Bantry. It is a very convenient location I would be very happy to recommend this property .Debbie and Chris were very welcoming .We would love to return to this beautiful holiday home.
Ann Nevin
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871958
+353 (0)87 9124582
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Super holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We had a super holiday in Bay House in July. Wonderful house; clean comfortable and very spacious. The views are stunning in all weathers, the best that we have ever had in a holiday property. The bedrooms are all spacious and very comfortable as is the living room.
Extremely friendly, helpful owners who did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable. We will definitely be back !
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Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871958
+353 (0)87 9124582
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Wonderful stay in Bay House, Dunmanus Bay....

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We have had a wonderful week's stay in Bay House, Dunmanus Bay, Co Cork this summer. It is a beautiful holiday home and was enjoyed by all our family very much. Debbie, Chris and thier charming little girl, Faith, made us feel very welcome. Bay House is set in a picturesque area of county Cork and is within easy driving reach of all the local beauty spots as well as some very pretty beaches. The house caters for a large family with no difficulty and is very suitable for younger children especially, with a well stocked play area/conservatory and pretty lawned.garden overlooking a shingled beach and Dunmamus Bay. We enjoyed visiting the local towns and eating al fresco in great restaurants for most of our holiday. Enjoy your stay at Bay House and visiting a beautiful area of county Cork.... The Fogarty's, Surrey, UK.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Tranquil waterfront home in spectacular setting with stunning south facing views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p871958
+353 (0)87 9124582
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Beautiful views from a fabulous holiday home

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
Bay House is in a beautiful setting on the water's edge. We stayed for a week, 2 adults and 2 young children. We received a wonderful welcome from the owners, Chris and Debbie, who were so accommodating throughout the week. The garden and surrounding grounds are beautifully maintained and really spacious for children to play. The house is equipped to a high standard with luxurious beds, linens and towels and plenty of toys and games for all age groups. This area of Cork is beautiful and there are many places to visit, with really good cafes and restaurants. It is paradise for food lovers with excellent locally produced food available. Bay House is a wonderful place to stay, it is even better than the photographs on the website. We would definitely recommend it! Thanks to Chris and Debbie for a wonderful stay!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Beach
13 Kilometres
Slate beach at the end of our lawn or sandy beach
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Durrus
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Bantry Bay Golf Course (special tuition rates!)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Blairs Cove
Car: not necessary

Bay House is a superb waterfront property, in a truly spectacular and private setting. We consider our location and stunning views to be some of the finest in West Cork. Set in 1.7 Acres and approached by a half-mile quiet country lane, Bay House and gardens overlook Dunmanus Bay. The views reach for over twenty miles, out into the Atlantic, over the Sheeps Head and Mizen peninsula and with a backdrop of the Beara peninsula. Stone steps from the garden sea wall lead straight onto a slate/shingle beach. Many claim to be waterfront but we really are the real deal!

The Mizen peninsula's sandy beaches, including Barley Cove’s beautiful Blue Flag beach, are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula with the Goats Path is famous for having many miles of scenic and rugged walks.

The friendly and lively village of Durrus is only 1.5 km away (within walking distance), where there is a grocery shop, pubs, lovely restaurants and a Café. There is also a post office and a general hardware store that also sells fishing equipment. The historic waterside and market town of Bantry is approximately 8 kilometres away. Here you will find many more bars, restaurants and a larger supermarket, also offers online delivery (supervalu.ie).

The Mizen peninsula's sandy beaches, including Barley Cove’s beautiful Blue Flag beach, are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula with the Goats Path is famous for having many miles of scenic and rugged walks.

Within easy reach are: Bantry House, Mizen Head Lighthouse, Glengariff Bamboo Park, Schull Planetarium, Ewe Sculpture Garden, Waterfall Alpaca Farm in Drimoleague, Cape Clear Island, Fastnet Rock & Garnish Island.

Other activities in the area include: fishing, boat trips, kayaking, horse riding, scuba diving, cinema, whale watching, swimming & Spa, walking/hill walking, beaches, golf, Bantry Bay Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course with some stunning scenery overlooking Bantry Bay. The local golf professional, Steve Cameron, has provided discounted rates on tuition, either at Bantry Bay Golf Course or Glengariff Golf Course, when staying at Bay House!

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Availability & Rates

Dunmanus Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Mid season - Easter
Apr 12 - Apr 25
£295
£295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,190
3 nights
 
 
Low season
Apr 26 - May 23
£245
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
3 nights
 
 
Mid season
May 24 - Jul 4
£295
£295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,190
3 nights
 
 
High season
Jul 5 - Aug 29
£1,470
7 nights
 
 
Mid season
Aug 30 - Sep 26
£295
£295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
3 nights
 
 
Low season
Nov 8 - Dec 20
£245
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£980
£2,250
3 nights
 
 
Mid season - Christmas
Dec 21 - Jan 3
£295
£295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,190
3 nights
 
 
Low season
Jan 4 - Apr 11
£245
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£980
£2,250
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
£245
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £150.00
Notes We ask for a deposit of 50% (non-refundable),to secure the reservation.

The balance of 50% (non-refundable) of the total rental amount, plus the security deposit is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

If the booking is made within 6 weeks of the commencement of the rental period, the entire rental payment plus the security deposit, is payable.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Dunmanus Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Filtered Water
  • Basic Soaps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Activities Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All bathrooms have a bath, a shower, sink/sinks and a W.C.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • All beds are King Koil or of similar quality
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Books for Adults
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Walkway to Water
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • ruins
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • churches
  • museums
  • botanical garden
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • medical services
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
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