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The Earl's Bungalow

The Earl's Bungalow overlooks the ruins of Castle Bernard
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The Earl's Bungalow overlooks the ruins of Castle Bernard
The Earl's Bungalow is set in 217 acres of gardens and woodland.
Bedroom 1: The Fishing Room - Lord Bandon's bedroom containing his original desk and chaise longue.
Bedroom 1: The Fishing Room - With super king size four poster canopy bed. Includes ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 1: The Fishing Room - Dual aspect windows give wonderful views of the castle.
Bedroom 1: The Fishing Room - Lord Bandon's bedroom with dressing table and telescope.
Bedroom 1:  Ensuite to the Fishing Room with bath / shower, loo and basin.
Bedroom 2: Lady Bandon's Birdoir (inspired by the bird wallpaper) - with super king size four poster
Bedroom 2: The sun room in Lady Bandon's Birdoir gives panoramic views of the grounds and castle.
Bedroom 2: The ensuite to Lady Bandon's Birdoir, with large double ended roll top claw footed bath.
Bedroom 3: The Hunting Room -with sumptuous wallpaper, mahogany double bed, wardrobe, dressing table
Bedroom 3:  Ensuite to Hunting Room - with full size claw-footed roll top bath, with shower above
Bedroom 4: The Oriental Room - with  desk, armchair and ensuite. This room has its own entrance.
Bedroom 4: The Oriental Room - Ensuite with shower.
Bedroom 4: The kitchenette to the Oriental room.  This self-contained apartment can also be rented.
The main kitchen in the bungalow is fully equipped with all possible amenities including multi-oven
The main kitchen in the bungalow is fully equipped with all possible amenities including multi-oven
The main kitchen in the bungalow is fully equipped with all possible amenities including multi-oven
Dining Room - With a table which comfortably seats 12 and has views of the castle and grounds.
Dining and drawing rooms interconnect to provide a large entertaining space.
Drawing room - with a four metre picture window for stunning views of the of the castle and grounds.
Drawing room - a large wood burning stove, plenty of books and boardgames.
Drawing room - Enjoy an Irish whiskey by the fire on a cold night.
Drawing room - Enjoy an Irish whiskey by the fire on a cold night.
Pets are welcome - these ones enjoy regular visits to the Earl's Bungalow.
Drawing room - a large collection of books from four generations of Bernard of the  family
The Cloakroom - all bathrooms  have all been refurbished to the highest standard with a period feel.
Antiques and memorabilia from the last Earl of Bandon's life provide  guests with hints of the past
The round room of Castle Bernard. The ground floor of this room was the library before it was burned
A picnic table large enough for eight is the perfect vantage point to take in the breathtaking view
The view of the golf course which forms part of the grounds. Visitors can buy guest passes to play
The Earl's Bungalow from the lake.
The Earl's Bungalow has a large lawn with many fine shrubs, trees and flowers.
The castle grounds have mature woodland and a number of fine and award winning specimen trees.
Castle Bernard from across the lake. In Victorian times people used to ice-skate on this lake.
The laurel walk around the lake.  This follows on from a walk through a pretty bamboo forest
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Bandon, County Cork
The Earl's Bungalow is a large four double bedroomed house set in over 200 acres of private woodland and gardens and benefitting from panoramic views of the ruins of Castle Bernard. The house was fully refurbished to a high standard in 2015. It incorporates a number of antiques and memorabilia from previous Earls of Bandon.

All bedrooms have double beds two of which are four posters and are super king size. The remaining two bedrooms have double beds. Each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom, three of the four have baths in addition to showers. All the bedrooms have black out curtains in order to ensure that you sleep well during your stay. A cot can be made available for young children if requested.

The Fishing Room
Decorated with fly fishing paraphernalia, this room has a super king sized four poster canopy bed and dua...
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Listing #HL6938648
About the Owner
Castle Bernard Estates B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About 30 minutes from Cork Airport, just outside of the town of Bandon, Earl's Bungalow is recommended for family or a large group. The bedrooms and living area are very spacious.It is rare to have the view of a castle outside from your bedroom window....More

Thank David P
Reviewed July 17, 2017

The Earls Bungalow was THE place to stay in Ireland. The house is huge with an updated kitchen, beautiful big bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms... It's everything you could want in a vacation home plus it's own castle - Castle Bernard - ON THE GROUNDS! 200...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Our family of 6 (3 couples) found this home to be immaculate and well appointed with high end fixtures, furnishings and linens. Each bedroom has it's own en suite large bathroom. Everything we needed was in the home and friendly family members were also on...More

1  Thank donnao669
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children must be supervised at all times as there is an unfenced lake and a Castle ruin on the property. Children must never be allowed to touch or go inside the castle as there...
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    2 Super Kings
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 3 nights
1 May 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
4 nights
22 Dec 2018 -
3 Jan 2019
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$459 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: C$122 / stay - Fee
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Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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