Cosy Nook

Ballymichael, County Donegal (Ref. 11678)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

A traditional, stone-built cottage situated in the rural townland of Ballymichael, on the Fanad Peninsula on the north coast of County Donegal.

This intimate Donegal cottage is traditionally decorated with a plethora of original features and touches throughout and is an ideal touring base for any budding explorer wanting to stretch their legs and enjoy the fresh Donegal air.

This single-storey Fanad cottage has hillside views all around and the accommodation includes three intimate bedrooms, a delightful kitchen and a sitting room where you can wind down after a day spent exploring the local area.

Alternatively, you can relax on the patio as you indulge in a spot of alfresco dining whilst you plan the following day's adventures, and both children and parents will appreciate the spacious play shed in the back garden which will keep the kids happy for hours.

Surrounding this homely Ballymichael cottage are many opportunities to delve into Donegal life.

Put on your walking boots and venture along the stunning coastlines where you will find Fanad Lighthouse, one of the most famous in the land.

Why not book a tour of Fanad Lighthouse, an unforgettable experience?

There are also a variety of superb beaches in the region including White Shore, Ballyhiernan, Portsalon and a Blue Flag beach at Ballymastocker Bay.

Fun for all the family is available at the surf school in Ballyhiernan Bay; or maybe hire a kayak or a pedal boat from the water sports centre at Portsalon harbour.

This Ballymichael cottage is the perfect base for anyone looking for an unforgettable experience in beautiful County Donegal.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


  • Oil central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and spacious play shed
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Pebble beach 1 mile, sandy beach 1.5 miles
  • Note: This property accepts a maximum of 4 adults.

About the location


Portsalon 6 miles; Carrigart 10 miles; Letterkenny 25 miles.

Ballymichael is a rural townland on the North Fanad Peninsula lying between Lough Swilly and Mulroy Bay on the north coast of County Donegal. The Fanad Peninsula offers superb coastal views that stretch for miles from Horn Head to Tory. This region of North West Ireland has endless stretches of hills and coastline to satisfy the explorer in you. This area features a surf school, so why not try your hand at a spot of windsurfing, sea angling, rock and lake fishing, and hill walking. A walk along this coastline reveals one of Ireland's most photographed lighthouses; so don't forget your camera. There are also many golf courses nearby or you can tickle your taste buds in one of the fine restaurants in the Fanad area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute