Ballinacurra, Kinsale, Co. Cork, P17 YF76
Ballinacurra House, Kinsale was voted Ireland’s Premier Exclusive use Estate and a venue that is offering a totally different private house party experience for prospective couples, looking for something other than a traditional packaged ”factory” wedding.
The award winning 40-acre Georgian property is only estate 2 minutes from Kinsale – Ireland’s Ultimate Wedding Destination — with its famed harbour, forts and culinary reputation and offers bespoke private weddings with a difference.
If it’s the biggest day of your life — it should be unique and reflect a personal style.
Ballinacurra House, Kinsale, was voted “Best Exclusive Hire Property” at the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in Cannes for 2007/08 by thee prestigious Luxury Travel Magazine, beating out stiff competition from Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island, won Kinsale Business of the Year in 2008 and voted Best Exclusive Use Venue x 28,000 brides on Weddings Online and for 2013 and The Hardys Award again for 2014. .
It also attracts a stellar list of international clients and over the past year has hosted the Heads of State, CEOs of World Aerospace and the top executives from Fashion Avenue New York, King of Pop Michael Jackson. Eary 2014 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tried to book their honeymoon at the estate but were rebuffed as the venue was already booked !
At Ballinacurra House customers can enjoy the experience of a 40 acre luxury, private country residence, complete with Award Winning personal chef David Rice, – a bespoke wedding of your choice, in the inspirational setting of renowned medieval tourist town — Kinsale, -which has a “destination wedding” feel and also the culinary capital with world class activities and over 60 bars and restaurants .
The Ballinacurra property features magnificent south-facing walled gardens, an outdoor entertainment patio, Italian Pizza oven, croquet lawn, playground, helipad, picnic lawn, stream and pond and the newest addition of a Cuban cocktail lounge.
The Cuban Cocktail Lounge has authentic baraphenalia and original objects de art items sourced directly from Cuba . It’s the perfect Rum Shack for Havana Club based Mohitos, Cuba Libres, Daquiris and more in our converted woodshed.
It’s an atmospheric add on for all special events and will be manned by specially trained Havana Club cocktail bar staff. This premium cocktail lounge with a Cuban Cigar Bar as well, has to be booked on request – because of preparation, set-up and staffing costs.
Every other room in the house has been themed and offers 22 suites, the Georgian Manor house, cottage and coach house and the informally manicured grounds, which are perfect for outdoor cocktail parties, activities, garden parties and BBQ’s or winter weddings with log fires throughout.
The capacity of the Ballroom for a sit-down dinner is 50 and can accommodate 96 in the Garden Room or 150+ using both rooms side by side.
Its why Privacy is the Ultimate Luxury and a guarantee of something different !
If you would like to have a walk around the property in advance of an appointment – see this Virtual Tour.
To give you an idea what a Real Wedding looks like – see the following link of a recent one:
Please make sure you tell Ballinacurra House that you found them on www.kinsale.ie!