Weavers Cottage

Gortaward near Mountcharles, County Donegal (Ref. 9820)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Ms McNally
    September 2015
    “Liked the location and the ...”
    Liked the location and the hospitality of the owner. The cottage was excellent and our wee dog loved the beach which was just a walk away.
    Liked the location and the hospitality of the owner. The cottage was excellent and our wee dog loved the beach which was just a walk away.


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

Mountcharles 2.5 miles. A delightful, detached Donegal cottage situated in the scattered rural townland of Gortaward, just 2.5 miles from the pretty village of Mountcharles, County Donegal.

Cosy and comfortable, this traditional Donegal cottage has been renovated to provide a perfect base for exploring Ireland's beautiful and rugged north west.

With one double room and one family room encompassing a double and single bed, this Donegal cottage is ideally set up to accommodate a small family or as a couple's getaway.

The enclosed front paved garden offers a safe place for children or pets to play in, while the relaxing sound of the ebb and flow of the nearby Atlantic Ocean can also be enjoyed by those indulging in a spot of alfresco dining.

Beautiful, secluded beaches are just a stroll away, with the Blue Flag beaches at Murvagh and Fintra just a short drive.

The area boasts Europe's largest sea cliffs at Slieve League, while those who enjoy fishing or walking are well catered for.

Finish your day by relaxing with a good book or planning your next excursion in front of a roaring open fire in this, your wonderful Donegal cottage.

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All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area and solid fuel stove. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room and solid fuel stove in kitchen
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD, radio
  • Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking available
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 2.5 miles.

About the location


Donegal 6 miles; Letterkenny 37 miles; Aran Island 40 miles.

The pretty village of Mountcharles in County Donegal stands in an elevated position, overlooking Donegal Bay. An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Donegal Bay is home to beautiful scenery and wonderful events, and with views of the majestic Bluestack Mountains, it is the perfect location for enjoying walks and a spot of birdwatching. With great surfing in the bay, and sea angling on offer, as well as historic Donegal Castle to visit, there is no shortage of things to do. Close by, Rossnowlagh, 'The Heavenly Cove', is known as the most scenic and dramatic beach in the North West, and boasts fantastic water sports, and breathtaking views of the rugged coastline and Donegal Bay. Within travelling distance is Donegal's largest town, Letterkenny, while Aran Island lies further afield but is well worth the trip. With so much to see and do, the village of Mountcharles is a great base for touring and exploring the area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas