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Bedroom with kingsize bed and sitting areaPrivate bathroom, clean, modern with shower, bath and WC.
Private room in house

Luxury stay in ancient forest!


Luxury stay in ancient forest!

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Set on the edge of one of the few old growth oak forests in Ireland, this architect-designed home with a very large guest room, offers 4-star amenities. Only 5 minutes from Glengarriff village, it's well located to explore West Cork, particularly the Beara peninsula, and south Kerry. Super Host 2014-2016.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM


46 Reviews

John User Profile
May 2015
A luxury secret hideaway overlooking an old growth forest; what a treat. We stayed in a huge private suite in Catherine's home and were made to feel very much at home. Catherine is an unimposing yet very helpful host.
Sharon User Profile
July 2014
Thank you Catherine! What a spectacular corner of the world you live in and what a five star B&B you offer...gorgeous! Great breakfast and I enjoyed our chats too each morning. Thanks for the great local tips about what to see and do. Thank you also to Sarah (family dog) for maki…
Adam User Profile
May 2014
I had three days - nights at Catherine's place. Her contemporary house is in a stunning location and is beautifully designed and laid out. My room was huge and very private. Catherine is a generous and warm host and helped me plan my wanderings through the Beara Peninsula. She…
Gerard User Profile
August 2013
Great place to stay at! Catherine was a very generous and helpful host. Catherine's place truly is in a green paradise and is made for comfort and relaxation. Highly recommend.
Leandro User Profile
October 2017
We had a lovely stay at Catherine's place. Her very modern and comfortable house is at the edge of an beautiful forest and a 35 mins walk from to Glengarriff village. It's a hikers paradise, very recommendable to explore this amazing area. Thanks Catherine for your kind attention…
Anthea User Profile
October 2017
Catherine is an utterly charming and a delightful hostess. Extremely helpful throughout and we had some interesting chats. Beautiful large room (with huge bed) with a view over the garden and trees beyond. The house is stunning with vistas galore. Ideal location for day trip…
Gerry User Profile
September 2017
Stunning location , wonderful host, it really doesn't get better than this A+++++++++++++++

Hosted by Catherine

Glengarriff, IrelandJoined in July 2010
Catherine User Profile
48 Reviews
2 References
A multilingual expat American, I've lived in West Cork about 14 years. I own and run my own contemporary art gallery and am building a garden.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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