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Farran House, once the manor house for a 5000 acre estate, is situated in the rolling hills of the Lee Valley, overlooking the medieval castle and abbey of Kilcrea. It was originally built in the mid 18th century and later remodelled in the italinate style that you see today.
Farran House was listed amongst the ’10 best places for small house parties in Ireland’ by Food and Wine magazine.
This is a truly elegant house. The rooms and hallways are extravagantly proportioned, the high ceilings and large windows give the house a feeling of light, space and grandeur and the decor and furnishings all enhance this effect.
The house is spectacularly set in 12 acres of mature beech woodland and landscaped gardens. It has been carefully restored, yet retains it’s original character and charm.
In the main house there are four astonishingly large bedrooms, each decorated with their own, very distinctive, style. They all have extravagant ensuite bathrooms and beautiful views over the surrounding countryside, even the bathrooms have spectacular views. The coach house has a further 3 bedrooms
In addition to the antique furnishings throughout the house you will also find a grand piano in the drawing room and a full size billiard table in the billiard room
It is a perfect base for exploring counties Cork and Kerry. It is situated 9 miles from Blarney, 38 miles from Killarney and 10 miles from Cork city and airport
Golf ( fifteen 18 hole courses within 20 miles), angling and riding stables are all within easy reach.
The house is available for rental on either a self-catering, fully serviced or half serviced basis.