The Ballinacurra House
Tucked away within the rolling landscape of the coastal town of Kinsale is the crown jewel of Ireland: The Ballinacurra House. A masterful achievement of artistry and design, the property presents a harmonious confluence of unbridled craftsmanship, pristine materials, and European sensibility, offering an artful and elevated lifestyle.
Nestled between the banks of the River Bandon and County Cork, the historic Georgian home is masterfully situated on over 25 acres of picturesque lawns, fields, walled gardens, and quiet woodlands. The property’s walled-in border combined with its sprawling grounds create an air of quiet tranquility while ensuring full privacy. Built in the 1770s and fully refurbished in the early 2000s, the estate retains much of its original elegance and grandeur. Today, the estate consists of four houses. The Mansion House is the largest of the houses, consisting of 14 bedrooms, 14 ensuite bathrooms, and three powder rooms encompassing 18,400 square feet. The Stone Cottage consists of four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, while the Coach House holds four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The Lodge comprises six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. In total, the estate encompasses 28 bedrooms situated over 24,000 square feet. The property’s grand proportions and exceptional materials combined with its intricate craftsmanship and history set the Ballinacurra House apart as the most coveted property in Kinsale.