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House on Ring Fort Hill

(Ref. 1154489)

Fanad near Downings Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 7 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Seven bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x ground floor king with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x King with TV, 1 x double with TV, 1 x ground-floor double with TV, 2 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • There are also 2 small beds than can sleep children
  • Ground-floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire and mini bar area
  • Snug with TV
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and grill, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 5 x TV, DVDs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed side garden with decking and furniture
  • Non-enclosed side garden with lawn and play area including climbing frame and slide
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.2 miles, pub 5.8 miles, Beach 3.5 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: The snug is in the hallway on the first-floor
  • Note:This property has a good housekeeping bond of EUR 500

The property

Occupying a simply superb setting, House on Ring Fort Hill near Downings in county Donegal, Northern Ireland, enjoys an elevated position which means it boasts some incredible views of the surrounding hills and countryside.

The ideal location for a large holiday get-together of family and friends, House on Ring Fort Hill has everything needed to create a holiday to remember for a lifetime.

Inside, the accommodation is well-presented with plenty of space for guests to get together but also to get away from each other!

The warm and welcoming sitting room invites guests in with plenty of seating, an open fire, a TV and even a mini-bar, making this the perfect spot for gathering together and enjoying spending quality holiday time.

Step into the well-appointed kitchen/diner which has everything needed to produce quality food for the holiday party.

You can imagine pulling up a bar stool at the breakfast bar and keeping the designated chef company while they whip up delicious meals for the group.

Outside, there are gardens which are great for children and any pets to run around in and there is a fantastic play area, too.

When it’s time for bed, there are seven beautifully presented bedrooms, so no matter what combination of guests there are in the party, there will be a bedroom to suit.

There are plenty of bathrooms, so no need to worry about queuing in the morning and make sure you get to have a bath in the stylish Jacuzzi while you are staying at House on Ring Fort Hill.

The beautiful, tranquil setting means guests are guaranteed a chilled-out time where they can immerse themselves in the splendid surroundings.

Imagine sitting on the decking with a cup of coffee in hand, planning the day ahead while taking in the outstanding spectacle of the rolling countryside all around.

The house is an excellent base from which to explore the delights of Donegal with the idyllic village of Downings nearby which boasts fabulous beaches, a pier and a harbour.

Popular with tourists all year round, this dog-friendly location has a fascinating history and there are a number of attractive picnic areas making it the ideal place to stop off and stay awhile.

Take a trip to Tollymore Forest Park, which boasts 630 hectares of woodlands and stunning views of the Mourne Mountains.

Magical forest and woodland awaits with some of the oldest trees you’ll find anywhere, dating back as early as 1750.

A wonderful place to bring the dog for a healthy walk, there are picnic areas, so why not pack some sandwiches and make a day of it?

No visit to Donegal would be complete without heading to Glenveagh National Park with its rugged landscapes and some of the most interesting wildlife and bird life you’ll find anywhere.

Bring along your binoculars and see if you can catch sight of a golden eagle or a peregrine falcon.

Take a hike along any number of trails making sure you take in the Victorian Castle and Gardens which are something of a Mecca for keen gardeners who come from far and wide.

Towns and villages worth heading to for an outing including Fanad, Portsalon, Portnablahy and Dunfanghy.

House on Ring Fort Hill offers an enchanting setting with impeccable accommodation, breath-taking rural surroundings and a wealth of activities and attractions from the doorstep.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €500.

About the location


Letterkenny 19.5 miles;

This wonderful little village rests along the coast of County Donegal in Ireland, and is an excellent base for those looking to enjoy the region's delights. Downings is a popular tourist spot, home to a small choice of places to eat, as well as hosting a lively bar and a handy shop. The glistening coastline rests right on your doorstep, offering walks and cycle routes aplenty, not forgetting the scenic Rosapenna Golf Pavilion. The Glenveagh National Park is within reach, a magnificent deer forest hosting a lake, castle and towering mountains. Thriving Letterkenny is also accessible by car, lined with vibrant buildings and hosting much to see and do.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas