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Riverside Cottage

(Ref. 1054946)

Meenadinna near Glenties, County Donegal Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cottage (8)
  • beautiful (6)
  • owners (6)
  • friendly (6)
  • stay (5)
  • helpful (5)

12 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage was well equipped and as we expected. The owner was very helpful in giving us information on where we could cycle and days out etc. Thank you

    Reviewed by Clare4.1Jul 2023

  • "Cottage was lovely and cosy."

    Owners on site and very helpful. Very relaxing.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property."

    The owners are amazing...very friendly, interesting, caring and totally professional. They make one feel very welcome. The cottage is located in very peaceful surroundings with delightful fields of frolicking lambs adjacent. Hearing the cuckoo was an added bonus! The cottage is so well laid out for a wheelchair user...without seeming in any way clinical. The owners' good taste in respecting vernacular architecture and in fitting out the cottage so tastefully is to be admired. It was hard to leave such comfort and welcome! And Bella the golden retriever visited us for a few treats!!

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2023

  • "Very friendly helpful and generous owners."

    We particularly appreciated the gift of honey from their own bees. Nice welcome and check in on arrival. Quiet area with town nearby. You do need to be prepared to travel by car but plenty of beautiful places to visit nearby.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Oct 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay."

    The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable. The owners were extremely welcoming and gave us some useful tips for places to visit. The location was ideal for exploring the area. Bella the pet dog was gorgeous and often welcomed us back at the end of the day. An added bonus was the beautiful weather.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2022

  • "Wonderful cottage with all facilities you could need."

    Beautiful and peaceful setting .We were lucky to find this magical place.We were over to visit family and to lay my parents to rest in Ireland where my mum was born. The hosts could not have been more welcoming and friendly and this helped us all through a difficult time .Thankyou so much .

    Reviewed by Moya5.0Jul 2022

  • "The accommodation was amazing the owners couldn’t do enough for you - in so ..."

    The accommodation was amazing the owners couldn’t do enough for you - in so far as offering to be our taxi driver whenever we needed them, the only surprise to the listing is the close proximity of the main house to the bungalow but once you are in the accommodation you quickly realise the bungalow could be in the middle of a field because you are never disturbed yet still have help on hand - the owners dog is so placid and friendly and loves a visit which is adorable - couldn’t recommend the accommodation highly enough and can’t wait for our next visit xxx

    Reviewed by Joan4.7Jul 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Riverside cottage."

    Beautiful surrounding, great place to use as a base to explore Donegal. The cottage was very pleasant, everything we needed was available. The only small point of improvement we can think of: we couldn’t find a handy wall outlet for the coffee machine.

    Reviewed by Dingena4.1May 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay!"

    The cottage is truly stunning, it is so well equipped with everything you could need, it was so comfortable, warm and relaxing! Our kids (5&3) loved the garden and tree house which had toys for them to play with. The lovely hosts even left Easter eggs for the kids in the tree house on Easter Sunday! Couldn’t recommend the Riverside Cottage enough, top class accommodation! Thanks, hopefully we’ll be back soon :)

    Thank you so very much for staying with us . We are so glad you enjoyed your stay .Next time you come we will make sure the " astronauts " will have fresh honey for the kids .xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Apr 2022

  • "We loved our stay at Riverside Cottage."

    The house was very clean, cosy and well equipped. Lovely peaceful garden and grounds with the bonus of a tree house with toys for the kids! The hosts were so friendly and welcoming. The Glenties is a pretty little town with easy access to Ardara as well as so many beautiful beaches and walks - the views were fantastic. We had a brilliant stay and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

    Thank you very much , please come again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pete5.0Aug 2021

  • "The owners we extremely friendly, outgoing, very obliging and helpful while allowing us the comfort of privacy."

    Eleven out of ten for them.

    Reviewed by Brendan5.0Jul 2021

  • "We just loved this holiday so peaceful and my 3 year old and 9 year old loved ..."

    We just loved this holiday so peaceful and my 3 year old and 9 year old loved it we never got fed up there was so much to c and do,the family were so nice and so helpful, donegal is so beautiful we will return we still have so much to see, thank u so much Tim and rosemary and ur children for making us feel so much at home

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jun 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king size double on request) with TV and en-suite bath, basin and WC
  • Wet room with basin and WC (shower chair available upon request)
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric storage heaters and electric fire
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD player and Sky, WiFi and a selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • Front garden with private patio featuring charcoal barbecue and outdoor dining area, and shared use of owner's lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 2.1 miles
  • Note: A babysitting service is available, please ask the owner for more details
  • Note: The owner and the owner's dog live on-site
  • Note: This property is wheelchair accessible

The property

Glenties 2.1 miles.

Tucked away in Meenadinna, within the vast landscapes of the County Donegal, lies the picture-perfect dwelling of Riverside Cottage.

Set over the ground floor, this accessible holiday home is perfect for a small family or group of four seeking an exciting adventure in Ireland.

Make yourself feel right at home in the inviting open-plan living space, home to a well-equipped country kitchen boasting all the essential appliances needed to whip up a tasty family feast.

Gather at the pretty oak dining table to indulge in a mouth-watering meal, before mapping out plans for the duration of your stay and exchanging your most memorable moments from your holiday so far.

Settle down on the stylish cream sofas and delight in a movie on the flat-screen TV with the help of the DVD player and impressive selection of DVDs, all whilst keeping nice and toasty from the heat of the electric fire.

Retire to the charming twin bedroom benefitting from an airy en-suite featuring a luxurious corner bath, or venture down the hallway and discover a homely king-size bedroom with an abundance of storage space.

The dwelling is served by a handy wet room, perfect for guests with limited mobility, where you can wash away the mud from an action-packed day exploring the luscious green countryside.

Enjoy warm summer days soaking up the sunshine on the private patio, watching as the chef of the group takes to the charcoal barbecue and prepares a delicious dinner for all.

Grab your walking boots and head for the Bluestack Mountains for a scenic hike with unrivalled views of the countryside.

Stumble upon the magnificent Gortletteragh Waterfalls, or venture into the town of Donegal for a tour of the enchanting ruins of Donegal Franciscan Abbey and Donegal Castle.

Watch as boats bob happily in the waters of Killybegs fishing port, stopping off for some food at one of the quintessential local cafés, before a trip to St. Catherine's Well.

Wander along the soft sands of Ballinreavy Strand down to Sheskinmore Nature Reserve, or visit the town Letterkenny to enjoy a round of golf at the Golf Club or a fun-filled day at Tropical World Zoo.

For the ultimate escape to Ireland, book a stay at Riverside Cottage.

About the location

GLENTIES, COUNTY DONEGAL

Donegal Town 17 miles; Letterkenny 27 miles.

The picturesque town of Glenties meaning ‘The Glens’ is located in the heart of the Donegal Highlands, at the meeting point of the two glens of the Owenea and Stranaglough rivers on the northwest edge of the Bluestack Mountains. The two rivers, particularly the Owenea are well known for their salmon fishing. Although a small town, Glenties offers seven pubs, four general and grocery shops and three takeaways in its busy main street. Glenties is a five times winner of Ireland’s tidiest town and has won the Entente Florale Europe Competition. The area offers visitors many opportunities to hill-walk in the Bluestack Mountains and enjoy the scenery of the Bluestack Way, as well as the chance to explore the many other glens, mountains, dozens of lakes, and the rugged Atlantic coast with its sweeping bays and wide clean beaches. Other attractions include several archaeological remains, such as an ancient ring fort on an island in nearby Lough Doon, tremendous views everywhere you look, and the Finntown narrow gauge scenic railway, which runs alongside the two mile long Lough Finn. There are frequent local festivals and events in Glenties, and nearby towns, such as an annual Harvest Fair, plus live music can be enjoyed in pubs most nights, and golfers will appreciate the challenging links course at nearby Portnoo. The Glenties area is perfect for hill-walkers, hikers, bikers and tourists who wish to explore this varied, wild and rugged part of North West Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas