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Cookies Cottage

(Ref. 962221)

Ballyshannon, County Donegal Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place for a holiday, lovely cottage (mind your head - low ceilings in places), friendly responsive hosts."

    On a main road, so not really child friendly.

    Reviewed by Donal5.0Jul 2021

  • "Great base to explore donegal or fermanagh or sligo."

    Wonderful thoughtful owners. Lovely outside space. Use of barbecue. Unique well decorated cottage. Very homely.

    Reviewed by Rita4.7Jul 2021

  • "The owners were very nice."

    Reviewed by Cyrille1.9Jul 2019

  • "Such a cute house and the owners were super flexible and made our visit very enjoyable!"

    Reviewed by Ali4.7Jun 2019

  • "The cottage was exactly as described in the listing and a week's stay was most enjoyable."

    The hosts Gerry and Sadie were very welcoming and were contactable if any issues arose. Lots of parking space and a pleasant patio area to sit out when the sun comes out. Belleek is only short distance away and has some lovely pubs and restaurants of you want to dine out as well as The Jolly Farmer just down the road. Co Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0May 2019

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over bath and basin
  • Separate WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • .Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Saorview
  • DVD
  • Power charged via digital meter(initial €20 included in rent)
  • Fuel supplement of €20 per week charged
  • Bed llinen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel starter pack included in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Large enclosed lawn garden and gravel area to rear of property
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 8 mins walk
  • Note: Low hanging doors and some steps throughout the property so care should be taken.

The property

Cookies Cottage is situated on the main road between Ballyshannon Co.

Donegal and Belleek, Co Fermanagh.

Cosy, quaint interiors with wood burning stove and exposed ceiling beams, this cottage will make you feel warm and welcome.

The owners have lovingly restored the traditional look whilst offering comfortable accommodation to make you feel relaxed during your stay.

With a choice of 4 bedrooms, a cosy open plan kitchen/living/dining area and spacious sitting room, its the ideal base for couples, families and friends to explore south Donegal and surrounding areas.

A large enclosed back garden with patio area and BBQ facilities leads onto a generous lawn area, perfect for pets or children.

A short journey will bring you to golden beaches at Rossnowlagh and Bundoran.

Try some surfing lessons at nearby Tullan Strand or boating at sheltered Assaroe Lake.Take a day trip to south west Donegal, through Killybegs, Carrick and Glencolmcille and savour the local traditions and culture.

Enjoy the spectacular scenery from the sea cliffs at Slieve League.

A short distance inland from the cottage will bring you to Florencecourt House and the Marble Arch caves, a wonderful underground experience.

Visit the bustling town of Sligo 40 mins away, home of the poet W.B.

Yeats, and full of attractions such as galleries, boat trips on Lough Gill, seaweed baths, surfing.

Cookies Cottages awaits you with open arms.

About the location


Bundoran 4 miles; Belleek 4.5 miles; Kinlough 6 miles; Donegal Town 14 miles.

Ballyshannon, which means ‘The Mouth of Seannach's Ford’, is located at the mouth of the River Erne and home to a range of shops, restaurants and pubs. It looks out over the Erne Estuary and has panoramic views of mountains, lakes and forests. Each year, the town holds the Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival, one of Ireland's longest running festivals, attracting people from all over. Next to the town is Assaroe Lake, where you can try your hand at fishing or if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, some watersports! A short drive away, the Bundoran Golf Club is an 18-hole course situated on the coastline of Donegal Bay with views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Dartry Mountains. Visit Donegal Town and at its centre, Donegal Castle, or when the weather is fine, make a trip to the Blue Flag beach at Rossnowlagh; its long, sandy beach is perfect for walking along and the surf is perfect for sailing and beginner surfers.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas