Sovereign House

Newman's Mall
Co. Cork

Tel: ++353(0) 21 772850
E mail:
Sovereign House

The Sovereign House offers the most exquisite experience in luxury Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse Accommodation in Kinsale, the gourmet capital of Ireland in picturesque County Cork. An ideal location for touring this historic area, gently relaxing or partaking in one of the many activities available such as Golf, Sailing, Walking, River or Sea Fishing.

This wonderful Queen Anne house dating from 1706 oozes charm and character and must be visited to appreciate it's exquisite qualities. The superb Jacobean Hallway leads to Drawing Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Reading Room and Study. A period stairway leads to a secret terraced garden at the first return of the stairs.

Upstairs there is a full Games Room and 6 wonderful Bedrooms 5 of which have en-suite Victorian Bathrooms.

Hallway Breakfast Room

Games Room


This wonderful property is the home of James McKeown who will be delighted to welcome you to share the ambience and atmosphere of this beautifully restored piece of history with it's exposed stonework, stone flags and original fireplaces. The house is furnished throughout with superb collectable Jacobean style furnishings.

This fine property was home to two of Kinsale's most famous Sovereigns, Antony Stallwell and William Newman who was Kinsale's longest serving Sovereign. The house is stepped in history and retains all it's Olde Worlde charm and character whilst benefiting from being tastefully modernised with central heating and fully fitted kitchen.

Breakfast at the Sovereign House is a veritable banquet of the finest and freshest local produce and always includes your choice of

  • Cereals, Fruit and Yogurts
  • Full Irish Breakfast
  • Smoked Local Fish
  • Fresh River Bandon Salmon
  • Kinsale Bay Crab Claws
  • Irish and Continental Cheeses
  • Honeycomb
  • Homemade Breads
  • Fine Teas and Coffees
€80 pps High Season
€60 pps Low Season
€30 single room supplement

For bookings or further in formation,
please contact James McKeown on:

Tel: ++353 (0)21 772850
Fax: ++353 (0)21 774723

E mail:


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