River View Cottage

Doochary, County Donegal (Ref. 906347)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

Situated up a quiet road overlooking the Gweebara River and a short, pleasant walk from the quaint village of Doochary in County Donegal, is this charming detached cottage.

This Doochary cottage has a traditional feel with stylish touches throughout to offer the best of both worlds.

Families and friends alike will feel right at home here with three delightful bedrooms and an open plan living area including a fitted kitchen, dining area and relaxing sitting area, all centred around a warming multi-fuel range.

To the front of your cottage in Doochary you can enjoy the views of the Dweebara River, which offers excellent fishing opportunities for a range of anglers from beginners to the experienced.

The small village of Doochary lies in the Gaeltacht region known as The Rosses and is home to a shop, pub and Post Office.

Just a short walk outside the village, near the Old Fort is a Holy Well and the waters of this well are claimed to cure many skin conditions.

The area is bursting with vast walking and cycling routes and is truly a haven for anyone with a love of the great outdoors.

Within easy reach of your Donegal cottage are the beaches at Dooey and Portnoo, each of which, offer a wonderful family day out or the perfect spot for a romantic stroll.

Many other attractions and activities close by include the town of Dungloe, which is home to a selection of shops and pubs, Mount Errigal for the more adventurous hikers, and there are many charming villages and coastlines to explore.

A charming Doochary cottage in one of Donegal’s most scenic regions.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with TV and open fire), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 4) with multi-fuel range.


  • Oil central heating with open fire and multi-fuel range
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter packs for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk.

About the location


Dungloe 8 miles.

The small, Gaeltacht village of Doochary, meaning 'the black weir', sits in a charming location in the Rosses area of Donegal. Doochary offers a shop, pub and a Post Office, and welcomes the River Gweebarra, which meanders through the village, making its way out to sea. The river is a fisherman's delight, with its excellent waters perfect for salmon fishing, plus close by are many loughs and the beautiful Donegal coastline with Dooey Strand, which boasts two miles of golden sands, perfect for surfing enthusiasts and those who fancy a scenic, undisturbed stroll. Just eight miles away is the town of Dungloe, known as The Capital of The Rosses and boasts shops, bars, restaurants, events and festivals throughout the year. The Glenveagh National Park can be reached within a short, pleasant drive, with its interesting plant and wildlife and enchanting, waterside walking and cycling pathways. Doochary is a delightful base, set in breathtaking Donegal scenery, within easy reach of unspoilt beaches and interesting towns.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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