Ballylickey, home of the franco-Irish Graves family for four generations, lies hidden among the rugged inlets of majestic Bantry Bay. This secluded Manor House has the ambience of a beautiful family home, cherished and nurtured over the centuries.
Originally built over 300 years ago as a shooting lodge by Lord Kenmare it was carefully restored by the present owner managers the Graves family in the late 1940's. Visited over the years on many occasions by the poet Robert Graves, an uncle of the present owners. Ballylickey became a haven for writers, artists and musicians.