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Something very special

Bedrooms 3
Space 150 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, overlooking the bay of Clonakilty

This exclusive holiday home in a small village with 17 houses is just a few meters from the sea and offers stunning views of the bay and coast of West Cork. This property has private access, green Grassflaechen and a large wooden deck with barbecue and garden furniture. The house itself has a variety of luxury facilities. It is perfect for 5 people and makes the special location and amenities make your vacation a memorable one. The house has 3 bedrooms all with private bath. There is a spacious living area with spectacular sea views. To make your stay as comfortable as possible, the house has a fully equipped kitchen and a nice bright dining and living area with sea views. All bedrooms in this house are equipped with quality beds -two of bedroom with king size bed and a bedroom with a single bed. The house is a 'passive house' and is equipped with solar energy and ventilation system, and therefore is ideal for allergy sufferers. For cleaning and washing as much as possible only environmentally friendly products are used. The Christmas season in this house is an experience. We decorate festive for a particularly nice hard.

More Details

Doris Knoebel
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017


Clonakilty House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 king
    - 1 twin/ single
    - 1 king
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
'Sea Spray' is designed with attention to detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible and by the 'passive house standard' both in summer and in winter an ideal holiday home. For long term rental between October and March, please consult price.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Something very special
average rating of 5.0 based on 73 reviews

Mezmorizing view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a mini family reunion at Sea Spray November 19th - 24th before we set out to explore the northern part of the Republic of Ireland. We experienced the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the Ballinglana Cove. We were actually surprised by the number we got to enjoy as we expected much more rain that we got.

The home has a great layout with comfortable furniture, and once we figured out the hot water booster so that we all had hot water for showers we all were happy campers.

The only thing I would suggest for future guests of Sea Spray is to be sure to arrive your first day while there is sun light. The address was not on Google maps, and we got a little lost trying to find it in the dark. Otherwise ourstay was wonderful!

Thank you Doris for sharing your preserves and other goodies. We also left some firewood and other goodies for your next guests.

We will always remember our time in Clonakilty and Sea Spray.

Forever your friends in Sweet Home Alabama, USA

Tricia Tidwell

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reno, NV

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

180 degree view of the sea with a beautiful view of the coastline. We never got tired of the view and were sad to leave. The house is beautifully furnished. Everything you could need in the kitchen. Comfortable beds. Doris, the hostess, is very responsive. A great base for exploring County Cork but we were always ready to get home and soak in the view.

The Lynns

The Olsons


  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello again and many thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful review. Hope to be able to welcome you again some time in the future.
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Strasbourg, France

Sweet memories of Sea Spray

  • 5 of 5

We spent a great week out in Ballinglanna Cove at Sea Spray. The view is tremendous and the house is nicely decorated and comfortable. It's in a quiet, relaxing spot and the location near Clonakilty is ideal for making a few day trips around West Cork. However, we could have just sat and stared out at the view all week with a cup of tea and not moved. Terrific walks around the neighborhood. We'd definitely recommend Monk's Lane for a lovely dinner over in Timoleague. Oak Fire Pizza in Clonakilty is some of the best pizza I've had in Ireland. If you like horse/pony trekking, the stables next to the hotel in Courtmacsherry are very accommodating, no matter what your skill level. We'd highly recommend this property for a great getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sea Spray was nothing less than perfect. This home on Clonakilty Bay gave us a waterfront retreat that would be the perfect in any part of the world but just happens to be in West Cork Ireland. We had coffee every morning out on the veranda enjoying the peace and tranquility only the ebb and flow of the sea can provide. It was with Sea Spray’s breathtaking views that we would plan our day of exploration of Cork, Kinsale, Mizen …to name a few. All while knowing we would return to recap our adventures of the day with a glass of wine back out on the veranda as the sun went down.

Sea Spray’s location is ideal. You feel like you are far far away from city life, yet in truth you are within a few miles and a few minutes to the perfectly quaint town of Clonakilty. We enjoyed the shopping and dining in Clonakilty, but the people are truly what make the experience so nice.

While staying at Sea Spray, we learned a great deal about the Passive Haus concept used to rebuild/remodel this home. For anyone suffering from allergies or asthma the air quality in this house is perfect. We were able to admire and appreciate the high quality materials used to rebuild this home to the Passive Haus standard all while finding it very comfortable and truly easy to enjoy.

We would highly recommend this home and experience to anyone.

Erin Vick and Joan Kavanagh - Ohio, USA

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Ohne viel drum herum zu reden war ich das erste mal mit einem Ferienhaus zu 100 % PERFEKT zufrieden. Die Betreuung war von Anfang an sehr! nett und komplikationslos. Und dann das Haus. Echt, hier hat man sich wirklich Mühe gegeben. Es war alles blitzsauber. Die Küche...selbst ich als Nicht-Köchin war begeistert. Die Anordnung des Hauses ist auch sehr schön. Die Aussicht? Ich wollte es ja erst kaum glauben als mir Frau Knoebel von den Delphinen berichtete die ab und zu in die Bucht kommen, aber...ich wurde 2 mal eines besseren belehrt. Eine Stunde jeweils(früh 8.00 und abends 17.00 Uhr)schwammen und sprangen ca .20 Tiere in der Bucht umher. Das Erlebnis hat nur noch die Ausfahrt mit Nic beim Wal Watching getoppt.(Achtung die Irische See hat es in sich).Es ist alles wirklich so wunderbar wie beschrieben. Und Irland? Die Landschaft ist ein Traum, die Menschen so freundlich. Wirklich. Und das Wetter?Getreu dem iri. Witz wann denn in Irland Sommer wäre? Na wenn der Regen warm ist. Das sollte niemanden abschrecken. Ich bin selbst nach fast einem halben Jahr immer noch begeistert. Vom Land und dem Haus. Es ist wirklich etwas ganz besonderes. Liebe Grüße Petra, Max und Katharina

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Dieses Haus entsprach in allem den Fotos, der Beschreibung und unserer Erwartung und Vorfreude. Die Abwicklung und Betreuung war unaufdringlich perfekt gelöst. Die Ausstattung lies keine Wünsche offen.

Dieses Haus lädt zum entspannen und verweilen ein.

Spaziergänge am Strand sind nur bei Ebbe möglich.

Für Einkäufe und Restaurantbesuche muss das Auto benutzt werden.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Clonakilty House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 9 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2018 - Jun 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2018 - Sep 15 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Stromgebuehren $11
Endreinigung $81
Refundable damage deposit $430

Stromkosten werden nach Zaehlerlesung berechnet und betragen 20cent pro Einheit.
Electricity is charged on a non profit basis of 20 cent per unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Kitty Mac's
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: necessary

Clonakilty is the ideal destination from which the regions of West Cork and Kerry can be explored. These are the undisputed scenically the most beautiful parts of Ireland. Clonakilty is the 'beach center' of Ireland with countless sandy beaches, bays and harbors that need to be explored. The famous 'Ring of Kerry' is a trip that you do not want to miss. The natural charm of the surrounding countryside is impressive and memorable. The nature reserve for birds is a particular feature and 201 different species have been recorded around Clonakilty.


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