Longueville House Est. 1969

Longueville House, Cork, Ireland

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Longueville House is elegantly situated in undulating parkland.
Longueville’s beautiful house was built in 1720, the house is embellished with ornate Italian-designed ceilings, a marble dining-room mantelpiece featuring a relief of Neptune in his chariot, rare, inlaid mahogany doors, and an unusual, full-height bifurcating staircase.
The Lowdown
Type
Boutique Hotel
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Historic Building
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Views
Courtyard
Farm View
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Mountains
River
Rolling Hills
Vineyard
Style
Classic
Country
Romantic
Traditional
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Product Launch
Adventure Travel
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Longueville’s beautiful house was built in 1720, the house is embellished with ornate Italian-designed ceilings, a marble dining-room mantelpiece featuring a relief of Neptune in his chariot, rare, inlaid mahogany doors, and an unusual, full-height bifurcating staircase. Longueville House is elegantly situated in undulating parkland and is approached from the east by a curving avenue over an arched limestone bridge. In earlier years, the estate contained an artificial pond with a decoy, used for catching wild duck up to 1914, when it was outlawed. The majestic group of oak trees on the front field of the house was planted in 1815, to celebrate Wellington's victory at the Battle of Waterloo.

The estate also contains a 25 acre cider apple orchard used to produce on-site a medium-dry artisan cider, some which is double distilled into a remarkably delicious apple brandy cider spirit.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
120
Buffet
120
Standing
120
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1969
Curfew
2 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Longueville has 16 sumptuous ensuite Deluxe and Manor Guest Bedrooms, all individually furnished and tastefully decorated in the country house style. Every comfort is assured with fluffy cotton towels, luxury toiletries and lots of interesting books and glossies to read. But the unique selling point has to be the stunning south facing views of The Blackwater Valley. The main house sleeps 29 guests.
The adjacent, elegantly styled, Courtyard Mews (subject to availability) can accommodate 10/11guests in 5 beautiful ensuite guest bedrooms. 
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Other
Yes
Inside Scoop

Longueville House has it's own furry welcoming committee. Five plush pups live on the Longueville grounds and have been known to guide guests through the many walkways surrounding the house. Ask at reception for a list of their names so that you can go on this specially guided canine tour.

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
Extra Perks:
For full house takeovers (minimum 80 guests) we offer the following complimentary inclusions:

Red Carpet Welcome upon arrival
Food and Beverage Coordinator
Personalised Printed Menus
Cake Stand and Silver Cutting Knife
Table Centrepieces: Fresh
Flowers from the Garden andCandelabra
Sunday Lunch Tasting for wedding couples
Preferred Supplier Listing
Bar Extension until 1AM
Complimentary Car Parking
Awards & Notables Recommended / Awarded by:

Georgina Campbell Award - Longueville House Apple Brandy wins Drinks category in Natural Food Awards 

Golden Fork Award - Longueville Cider Mor wins Golden Fork Award for best food or drink from Ireland

Great Taste Award 2019 - Longueville Cider Mor awarded 3 stars in culinary Oscars

Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2019 - Longueville House Irish Bread Award

Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2018 - Winner of Best Country House Breakfast 

Alltech Craft Cider Cup 2018 - Gold & Silver Medal Awards for Longueville Cider Mor & Longueville House Cider

La Liste 1,000 - featured as one of only 12 Hotels in Ireland

Blas na hEireann - Irish Food Awards for Apple Brandy - Spirits Section

Cider Ireland Taste & Presentation  - Best in Class

Euro Toques Food Award - Longueville House Cider

La Routard Irlande 
Travel Weekly
Paris Match
Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide
Great Fishing Houses of Ireland
Historic Hotels of Europe Member
Irelands Blue Book Founder Member
Karen Brown's Ireland
One Fab Day 100 Best Wedding Venues
Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Winner
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
Celebration Locations
Turner Conservatory :
A large, curved glass room, (designed by Richard Turner in 1865, the finest ironmaster and glasshouse designer of the Victorian era), seats a maximum of 76 Guests spread over nine tables and because of the under-floor heating system, can be used year round. Light and bright, stylishly decorated and lit by candle and soft fairy lights.
- View: This room has magnificent views overlooking The Blackwater Valley. It's as close as one gets to dining outdoors here in Ireland
- Max Capacity: 76
Presidents' Room:
A fine, elegant room which links with centre point Adams marble fireplace depicting Neptune, seats a maximum of 34 Guests at two long tables. It is named after the family collection of specially commissioned portraits of Ireland's past Presidents. Some of these past Presidents still visit us today. The room is stylishly decorated in soft shades of taupes and toffees on the walls and fabrics.
- View: Tall Georgian windows and a southern aspect make it bright, airy and warm.
- Max Capacity: 34
The Chinese Room:
Our Chinese Room stunningly and richly decorated in Golds and Royal Reds, seats 18 Guests at a large rectangular table. It borrows it’s name from a custom practiced in the Big House in the 18th century when the owners travelled abroad on a ‘grand tour’ and purchased souvenirs to decorate their homes.
- View: This gorgeous room overlooks the Palladian Court yard at the rear of the house.
- Max Capacity: 18
The Library:
Our Library seats 14 Guests at one large table or two narrower tables of eight Guests. It is located next to The Presidents' Room and is beautifully decorated in tones of heritage green, with black Kilkenny marble fireplace, gilt mirrors, two specially commissioned Mahagony book cases housing hundreds of books, oil portraits of historical characters and pretty china plateware on the walls. This makes it a much sought after private dining space and a favourite of the O'Callaghan family too.
- View: This intimate room has soft warm light from it's southerly direction overlooking the beautiful Blackwater Valley.
- Max Capacity: 16
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

At the heart of Longueville is The Presidents' Restaurant with a home grown menu offering the freshest produce from our walled garden and farm.

Chef/Proprietor William O'Callaghan and right hand man James Cullinane are at the centre of this field-to-fork ethos here and is the driving force behind its working farm, extensive gardens and distillery, ensuring all this precious produce comes to the table. 

In Longueville we are very proud of the fact that most of our precious produce hails from and lovingly grown in our three-acre Walled Kitchen Garden or foraged from the boundary hedgerows that surround our 450 acre estate. Seasonal vegetables, oriental greens, herbs and much of the summer and autumn fruit are grown here and in poly-tunnels on the east side of the house. Our walled kitchen garden truly is the beating heart of Longueville, worthwhile investigating and carefully toiled by a dedicated team of gardeners. There you may meet Head Gardener Anthony who will enthusiastically inform how our menu changes by the day depending on what he deems to be in excellent condition. What cannot be grown in our kitchen garden will be sourced within a 20-mile radius, and the beautiful Blackwater Valley has no shortage of local artisan suppliers. This is a truly genuine way of running our kitchen and centrepoint to our uncomplicated cooking ethos with emphasis squarely on fresh, clean flavours.

​​​​​​​An army of ducks patrol the walled garden keeping the slugs at bay. 
Busy Longueville bees live in the orchards producing honey for the house and free range hens lay fresh eggs daily. 
Longueville House is and has been self-sufficient for a very long time - way before it became the trend.

There is also a 25-acre cider apple orchard from which two excellent craft apple ciders are produced - Longueville House Cider and Longueville House Cider Mor (aged in oak brandy casks). In addition, a double distillation Apple Brandy is made from some of this cider, known as Longueville House Apple Brandy, made in the Calvados style. These superior quality artisan beverage products are available in our bar and restaurant and for sale on site, nationwide and beyond. A new addition to this suite of beverages is our Longueville House Apple Cider Vinegar boasting so many health benefits.

Much of the meat and game served in our Restaurant, is reared on-site or shot locally. So free range woodland pork, spring lamb, woodcock, snipe, pheasant & duck come straight from the estate on to your plate when in season.
Fresh River Salmon and Brown Trout, caught in The Blackwater River flowing through the estate, are proudly displayed on Silver Trays and delicately cooked for our Guests to enjoy during the fishing season.

 

Bars & Lounges:
Dining & Entertainment Areas
•Drawing Room
•Bar Area
•Mount Hilary Room
•The Library
•The Presidents’ Room
•The Turner Conservatory
•The Chinese Room
All located on the ground floor
Dining & Entertainment Areas
•Drawing Room with log fire
•Bar Area
•Mount Hilary Room
•The Library
•The Presidents’ Room
•The Turner Conservatory
•The Chinese Room
All located on the ground floor
 

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