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Self-Catering Rental Availability & Rates

Dunowen House is a private rental and must be booked in its entirety by guests.

For wedding or event bookings, please contact us for a quote as different T&Cs apply to events.

The main house sleeps up to 16 guests for weekend stays and 14 guests for longer stays on a self-catering basis. Combine Orchard Cottage with your booking to accommodate up to an additional 5 guests. We can accommodate up to 5 children, which are counted within the maximum guest numbers we can accommodate.

Prices shown are inclusive of towels, linens, a welcome pack on arrival, logs for the wood-burning stoves and the final standard cleaning charge. From October through to the end of March, an additional metered electricity charge may be payable.

During the months of June, July and August our minimum stay is 7 nights, with changeover day being Saturday. Easter and Christmas stays are a minimum of from 4 nights, while Bank Holidays are a minimum of 3 night stays.
Outside of these periods, our minimum stay is 2 nights.

Check our availability calendar by scrolling through the months:

Season Weekly Rate Nightly Rate Min Stay Changeover
Seasonal Closure 2/1 - 11/2 2024
Early Season 2024: 11/2 - 28/4 From €4,750 From €1,250. Weekends from €3,000 2 nights Flexible
Easter 2024 From €5,000 From €1250 4 Nights Flexible
Mid-Season 2024: 12/4 - 30/5 From €5,000 From €1,250. Weekend from €3,200 2 nights Flexible
Early Summer 2024: 31/5 - 29/6 From €5,000 7 nights Saturday
High Summer 2024: 30/6 - 31/8 From €5,500 7 nights Saturday
Autumn 2024 From €5,000 From €1,250. Weekend from €3,200 2 nights Flexible
Winter 2024 From €5,000 From €1,250. Weekend from €3,200 2 nights Flexible
Christmas 2024 From €1,500 4 nights Between 22/12 - 28/12
New Year 2024 - 2025 From €1,500 4 nights From 29/12/2024
Orchard Cottage From €1,150 From €200. Weekend from €450 2 nights Flexible except, June - Aug weekly stays

Reservation Enquiries

Private Catering Services

We also offer guests additional in-house catering services using the very best of local West Cork produce. Our dinner parties starting at €85 a head are particularly popular.

If you have any queries, please call us on +353 (0)23 8869099 to discuss how we can best meet your requirements.

Terms & Conditions

By booking a stay at Dunowen House you automatically agree to comply with our Terms and Conditions.

Stays At Dunowen House

Dunowen House is a self-catering vacation rental and not to be used for events or parties without prior notification and permission from the owners. Separate rates and insurance conditions attach to events and these will incur additional charges. While children are welcome (subject to our max occupancy conditions), we request that they are supervised and due respect is given to the house and its contents at all times. Your booking may be subject to immediate cancellation if we have not been informed in advance.

Rental Rates

Rates quoted above are indicative and can change depending on time of year, mid-week or weekend stays, the duration of a stay and numbers of guests in the group. All rates are based on renting the entire house for exclusive use. Rates are inclusive of towels, linens, a welcome pack on arrival, basket of logs, final clean and utilities. During the months of October through to the end of March an additional metered utilities charge may be payable. The tariff and information listed may be subject to change without notice.

Booking A Stay

To confirm a booking we require a booking deposit, payable by credit or debit card or bank transfer.
The balance is then due for payment 6 weeks before arrival.


Booking deposits paid are non-refundable. If cancellations occur up to 6 weeks before arrival, any balance paid may be refunded ONLY if a replacement booking can be secured. An administration charge of €200 will be deducted before a refund is issued. Cancellations less than 6 weeks before the arrival date are to be charged in full. We strongly recommend that you take out appropriate travel insurance to cover you in the event of cancellations.

Security Deposit

Upon arrival a security / damage deposit of €500 is payable which can be authorized against a credit card. We request that guests leave the house in a tidy condition before departure to ensure return of the deposit. Any damage, breakages or additional cleaning will be charged to the card at departure.

Check-in & Check-out

Check-in is after 5pm on day of arrival. Although we will try our best to accommodate all arrivals it is the responsibility of the guest to advise of an arrival after 9pm by prior notification. Check out on the day of departure is by 10am unless previously agreed.


We are afraid we no longer allow pets stay at Dunowen. We can suggest nearby kennels if required.


Dunowen House is a strictly non-smoking house.

Parking & EV Chargers

There is private parking for up to 10 cars available on site. Please note that parking is entirely at the risk of guests and we cannot accept any liability for loss of or damage to any vehicle or its contents. We have a high speed EV charger available for guest use. A unit tariff is applicable to metered useage and will be due for payment before departure.

To enquiry on-line please fill in our Booking Form.
To discuss your holiday requirements please call +353 (0)23 886 9099 or send us an email.

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