The Blue Horizon, Garrettstown, Kinsale, P17 AK65, Cork


695 sq.m. (7,480 sq.ft.)


The sale of The Blue Horizon represents a rare and exceptional opportunity to acquire a small hotel /large home (subject to planning). Located in a spectacular coastal area at the beginning/end of The Wild Atlantic Way, a short drive from the Old Head of Kinsale, Old Head Golf links and Kinsale town, within minutes' walk from the Blue Flag beaches of Garrettstown and Garrylucas.

The potential this property offers is exciting and endless whether to reopen the accommodation and bar business or operate the guest house element and run it in conjunction with another hospitality business such as a studio, gallery, cookery school offering gourmet breaks, guided coastal walking/cycling tours, surf lesson weekends, relaxed coastal breaks. The property could be converted into a very large coastal family home (subject to PP) - ideal bubble for family, colleagues and friends in these most unusual times - the potential for a new owner is limitless.

Accommodation briefly comprises a bar (7 day Bar/Hotel Licence) and dining area, ten guest bedrooms with ensuite facilities, guest reception and lounge, kitchen and private/staff living quarters. Floor area of 726 sq m (7814 sq ft) and sitting on circa 0.5 acre site with parking and lawn area.

The Blue Horizon has operated as a very successful B&B attracting worldwide guests from 1985 to 2019 and closed in 2020. The current owners now reluctantly retiring after 34 years running a successful family business in this most spectacular location.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.



  • Property comprises of bar ten guest bedrooms guest reception/lounge owners accommodation
  • Excellent location close to Kinsale West Cork and Cork Airport just 30 mins drive
  • Stunning position overlooking the Old Head of Kinsale Courtmacsherry Bay the Atlantic Ocean
  • Unique opportunity to acquire a large coastal home/hotel/bar premises