Mountain View Cottage

Moyra near Gortahork, County Donegal (Ref. 11615)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Gortahork 5 miles. This delightful detached cottage is set just up from the Falcarragh to Dunfanaghy road towards Muckish Mountain, close to the village of Gortahork in County Donegal. This County Donegal cottage offers a conservatory where you can enjoy wonderful views of the mountains and across to Tory Island. The well-equipped kitchen, dining area and snug with woodburning stove at this County Donegal cottage benefit from views back over the fields towards the hills, making dining a real pleasure, and then after your meal, relax with a glass of wine in front of the cosy woodburning stove. This County Donegal cottage also has a separate sitting room with an open fire and four bedrooms, two of which have en-suite facilities and one which has a study. Add to the mix all the activities that are available locally and this County Donegal cottage is sure to prove an ideal choice for your holiday destination. One of many excellent beaches is less than 3 miles away, ideal for sea canoeing, swimming and diving. The village of Gortahork is a surfer's and walker's haven and nearby Falcarragh has shops, pubs, restaurants and a nine-hole golf course. After a busy day, you'll be glad to return to the welcome comfort of your County Donegal cottage.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x ground floor twin with study. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 6) and snug (seats 3) with TV and woodburning stove. Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with open fire. Conservatory (seats 6).

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire in sitting area and woodburning stove in snug. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for open fire and woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pub and restaurants 2.5 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

GORTAHORK, COUNTY DONEGAL

Glenveagh National Park 11.5 miles; Dungloe 18 miles; Letterkenny 27 miles.

The village of Gortahork is situated on the north western tip of the County Donegal coast, and is an increasingly popular location for surfing and walking. There are several beautiful beaches around the area, and the village is home to the Samhain International Poetry Festival each year. From Gortahork, Glenveagh National Park is easily accessible for a great day out, and with 16,000 acres, it is a walker's paradise. The renowned artist Derek Hill bequeathed his house and gallery near Glenveagh along with his art collection to the nation in 1980, attached is Glebe Gallery and tea rooms which hosts many exhibitions. For a day's relaxation head to nearby Bunbeag which has a swimming pool and a spa area or An Chuirt Hotel which lies at the foot of the Errigal Mountain and has its own health club and spa. Island-hopping is fun for all the family, and from Gortahork, you can charter a boat and visit Arranmore, Cruit Island and Owey Island. Cruit Island is joined to the mainland by a bridge, so is easily reached by car, but chartering a boat is much more exciting! Nearby, the town of Dungloe plays host to the annual ‘Mary From Dungloe’ festival, and is renowned for its fantastic fishing. This is a great location, and an ideal base for touring the area.