Mary Kate's Cottage

Narin, County Donegal (Ref. 14388)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A delightful and traditional detached holiday cottage, dating back over 300 years, situated on a working livestock farm near the seaside village of Narin in County Donegal. This Narin cottage has been tastefully refurbished to provide comfortable, rustic accommodation, which, complemented by a quiet and secluded location, means a guaranteed escape from the rigours of daily life. This Narin cottage still retains original features such as low ceilings and bog oak and benefits from three double bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor. The sitting room in your County Donegal cottage has a cosy and comforting feel with a warming multi-fuel stove, perfect for relaxing in front of after a long day's exploring! Alternatively, on a summer's evening, sit out in the garden of your Narin cottage and enjoy a glass of wine or tasty barbecue! The seaside village of Narin is less than a mile away and lies in the picturesque Gweebarra Bay. The village is served by two pubs and a shop but the main attraction is the stunning beach, which features two kilometres of golden sands, safe for bathing and ideal for peaceful afternoon strolls. Golfers will enjoy the challenging links course at nearby Portnoo or you can take a wander through Clooney Wood. The town of Ardara is within easy reach of your Narin holiday home and is a lively hub of pubs and bars where you'll no doubt receive a warm and friendly welcome from the locals before enjoying traditional Irish music and soaking up the craic! Visit the imposing sea cliffs at Slieve League or the pretty towns of Killybegs and Donegal, before returning to the idyllic haven that is your County Donegal cottage.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 2 x double. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. External utility. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub and beach 10 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season

About the location

NARIN, COUNTY DONEGAL

Portnoo 1 miles; Ardara 6 miles; Dungloe 16 miles; Donegal 23 miles.

The small village of Narin lies in Gweebarra Bay, on the west coast of County Donegal. With rolling bog land, rocky shores and low hills, the Donegal landscape in Narin is beautiful for long walks and country pursuits. Narin Strand is a lovely long Blue Flag sandy beach with great swimming opportunities as well as boating and water sports. From the beach you can see Inishkeel Island out in the bay, which at low tide, can be reached by foot. The Narin-Portnoo Golf Club, with its sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18 hole links courses in Ireland. Close by, and well worth a visit are the villages of Ardara, with an interesting heritage, and Dungloe, home to the famous 'Mary from Dungloe' Festival, while Donegal Town is just a little further.