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An article about the house published in the Irish Examiner in Spring 2015.The low south facing window gives a lovely light to the bedroom.
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The Narrow House

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The Narrow House

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath

A charming 200 years old house a stroll away from the city centre, lovingly refurbished over the last five years. Situated on a quiet street, this is possibly the narrowest house in Cork: and unusual 3 storey sliver of a home.


Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events


5 Reviews

Joshua User Profile
September 2016
Solene's home was great! Central location, great amenities, unique and characteristic of cork with detailed interior remodeling done (she has before pics so you can compare). You can walk to everything from here! It is a stone's throw from an old abbey bell tower. I can not say e…
Alicia User Profile
September 2016
Solene and her narrow house are true gems! She was so responsive to every question I had and answered every question quickly and thoughtfully. The home is gorgeous, historic and in a perfect location. It is a 5 min walk to a foodie center of town and a 10 min walk to most sights…
Simon User Profile
February 2016
Fantastic place to stay right in the centre of Cork. Solene was really accommodating, gave great directions for arrival and enjoyment of the house. Its a perfect little base for exploring Cork.
Solene User Profile
Response from Solene:
Hi, thanks for the great review. We are glad you liked the place - and didn't mind the mountain of stuff downstairs. Good luck with the end of your studies, it must be pretty intense at the moment. Solène
February 2016
Alex User Profile
October 2015
Solene was a lovely host. She was away the weekend we visited so she organised for one of her neighbours to meet us at the house with the key. Solene prepared information on the best bars,restaurants, sights to see in Cork which was well used. The house is very pretty, in a good …
Lloyd User Profile
September 2015
Solene responded quickly to my email, and she's really well organized. She was out of town when I was in Cork, but arranged a key pick up very closeby and everything went smoothly all week. Immaculate renovation she's done to 'The Narrow House'. Lots of light with views of the ne…

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Cork, IrelandJoined in March 2013
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I am a French architect in my mid thirties, living in Cork in the South of Ireland. I love travelling, a bug I probably got from my parents who took us around the world when we were kids. I grew up in Paris and Tokyo, and went on to live in the Netherlands and the UK and extensiv…
Languages: English, Français
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