LocationKanturk, Co. Cork

Glenlohane is a house of great character, comfort and tranquillity. It contains furniture and memorabilia that reflect the family’s two and a half centuries of residence. In a parkland setting overlooking terraced lawns, the house is surrounded by stately trees and the rolling fields of the 250 acre farm.

Visit Ireland’s Scenic South West

With Bantry Bay to the southwest and the Rock of Cashel to the northeast, Glenlohane is the ideal base from which to see Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, Blarney Castle, Cork City, Kinsale and Lismore heritage town.

There are 17 golf courses within an hour’s drive. With advance notice, arrangements can be made for fox hunting with the Duhallow Hunt and for salmon & trout fishing on the famous River Blackwater. Horse shows at the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet and horse racing at the Mallow Racecourse are within twenty minutes’ drive.

Private Country House Villa Rental

The estate is comprised of the main house for upwards of 6 people alongside the 1600’s Glenlohane Cottage for an additional 4 people. Desmond, Melanie and Gordon offer guests full service in a most comfortable, relaxed and gracious setting which remains essentially unchanged after ten generations.


We asked some of our guests how they enjoyed their stay with us in Glenlohane House and here is what they had to say….

“One of the most beautiful homes we have stayed in, Glenlohane was incredibly comfortable and set in a beautiful part of the country. Our hosts were the most delightful and kind family who happily and willingly advised on the best local hikes and sights to visit – the house is very conveniently located for sightseeing the Southwest of Ireland.” (Tripadvisor, December 2019)

“In over 20 years of visiting Irish country houses, many from Hidden Ireland, our stay with our very warm hosts,Desmond, Melanie and son Gordon,rates amongst the very best. We were a party of five and were treated as friends. We highly recommend their special hospitality.” (Tripadvisor, October 2019)

“Our family of four spent four days in the main house of this wonderful property. Our hosts Demond and Melanie Sharp-Bolster were exemplary and their hospitality went way above and far beyond to make our stay unforgettable. Glenlohane is a fantastic place to stay … one feels so much at home …. highly recommended!” (Tripadvisor, June 2019)

Glenlohane, Kanturk, Co. Cork, P51 CK31, Ireland

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Glenlohane, Kanturk, P51 CK31, Co. Cork