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Whispering Willows - The Thatch

Carndonagh, County Donegal (Ref. 928919)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Esslemont

    “Perfect holiday cottage for two.”

    Spacious Peaceful, yet only five minutes from all the facilities you might require.

    Spacious Peaceful, yet only five minutes from all the facilities you might require. Perfectly positioned for exploring the whole of the Inishowen peninsular. Would love to go back again.


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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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The property

Carndonagh 1 mile.

A luxury thatched cottage situated on a quiet lane, close to the town of Carndonagh, County Donegal.

This superbly presented semi-detached cottage is situated next to a 3 bedroom holiday home and is an idyllic haven for couples looking for a unique romantic break.

Furnished to a high standard, this cottage near Carndonagh is surprisingly spacious and has been lovingly renovated to provide contemporary fittings combined with traditional aspects that won’t fail to charm you and your loved one.

Relax in the beautiful sitting room in front of the multi-fuel stove and enjoy a glass of bubbly or enjoy a soak in the sumptuous roll-top bath; what a way to unwind!

This cottage is situated a mile from the amenities of the town, including a variety of shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy.

Just a short drive away from this cottage are the picturesque golden sands of Malin Head, Ireland’s most northerly location, which is perfect for a late evening stroll as the sun sets.

The Inishowen Peninsula is renowned for its natural habitats and birdwatchers and walkers will love the sweeping hills with far-reaching views at every turn!

There are a variety of festivals and events across the peninsula from traditional music to fishing!

Visit the towns of Buncrana and Letterkenny for a wide range of amenities including good restaurants, and the European City of Culture for 2013, Derry, is right on the doorstep and is not to be missed!

Adrenaline junkies can try their hands at watersports or explore the glorious coastline from the saddle for a different perspective on this beautiful landscape.

All this before returning to the style and comfort of your lavish Carndonagh cottage, a great choice at any time of year!

Note: The property can be booked with Ref. 936116, together they sleep 8.


All ground floor. One super king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove and back burner for hot water
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Sky Variety Bundle, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Electricity and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Further bags of turf can be purchased at the property on an honesty box basis
  • Oil is on coin meter requiring 1 Euro coins which is optional if not using stove
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

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About the location


Malin Head 12 miles; Buncrana 12 miles; Derry 22 miles.

Situated on the Inishowen Peninsula in North Donegal lies the small, pretty town of Carndonagh. Only a stone’s throw from the shores of Trawbeaga Bay, Carndonagh is home to the site of the Donagh Cross, which was once part of an early Christian monastery founded by the patron Saint Patrick. Boasting a lovely selection of cafes, pubs and shops, the town also has a strong reputation for traditional music and culture with many musicians, artists and writers making it their home. Within a short distance from Carndonagh are some superb beaches and ideal family spots at Culdaff, Kinnagoe Bay and Five Fingers strand to name a few, Ballyliffin golf course and Malin Head, Ireland’s most northern point.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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