Denis's Cottage

Ardara, County Donegal (Ref. 935042)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    “Rural retreat...”

    This beautiful little family cottage set in the countryside between killybegs and Ardara has everything you need for a perfect getaway. Furnished just how a traditional cottage should be lovely log fire, a modern kitchen and if u miss the outside world there's a big tv with more tv channels than you need and on a plus side no wifi access...oh the peace lol. Our hosts Mary and michael were both extremely helpful and unobtrusive in their care for our stay. The rooms were spotless and so cosy...a ...

    This beautiful little family cottage set in the countryside between killybegs and Ardara has everything you need for a perfect getaway. Furnished just how a traditional cottage should be lovely log fire, a modern kitchen and if u miss the outside world there's a big tv with more tv channels than you need and on a plus side no wifi access...oh the peace lol. Our hosts Mary and michael were both extremely helpful and unobtrusive in their care for our stay. The rooms were spotless and so cosy...a warming fire was waiting for us on our arrival along with a welcoming selection of homemade bread and cakes all other basics were supplied all in all as a base for exploring the stunning west coast and a cosy nest to return too it can't be faulted. A return in the warmer weather is sure to happen.

The property

Ardara 5 miles.

A cosy little country cottage, located in the east of County Donegal between Killybegs and Ardara.

Within an hour’s drive from Letterkenny, Donegal, Ballyshannon and Bundoran, this property will make an excellent starting point for friends and family to come and explore.

The cottage is all on the ground floor and has three cosy bedrooms for you to retreat to at the end of the day.

In the compact and well-equipped kitchen you’ll be able to rustle up some delicious meals and a few packed lunches ahead of a day exploring the north west of Ireland.

The sitting room is traditionally finished with a woodburning stove where you can curl up with a book or in front of the telly and it also has a dining area where you can enjoy good food and discuss the highlights of the day.

With the sun out, why not take the plates outside and eat alfresco while enjoying the cool summer’s breeze with a well-earned drink?

A few miles up the road you will find Ardara and all its amenities.

Browse the local shops, go for a bite to eat and enjoy a pint of the black stuff in its home country or cast your line into the River Owentocker and spend the day fishing.

Explore the Glenveagh National Park, go shopping in Letterkenny, or take the car in the opposite direction and you have Killybegs, the largest fishing port in Ireland as well as the likes of Donegal and the popular seaside town of Bundoran.The property is local to some of the top beaches in Ireland.

Maghera Beach is 5 miles and Silver Strand Beach 15 miles respectively from the property.

A terrific little cottage for all to enjoy and start their Irish adventure.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove. External utility.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine in utility, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, radio, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front gravelled area with furniture and gas BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 miles.

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About the location

ARDARA, COUNTY DONEGAL

Donegal Town 17 miles; Derry Airport 54 miles.

Ardara, nominated by The Irish Times as one of the 'best villages to live in' in 2012, is one of the most attractive towns in Donegal, set in a wide valley where the Owentocher River enters Loughros More Bay. Visitors can enjoy the many craft and gift shops, together with the traditional Irish pubs. There are many brown trout lakes in the area for budding fisherman, or why not discover the nearby caves and falls of Maghera? Enjoy walking the magnificent Glengesh Pass, with spectacular views over the Atlantic from Loughros Point. Every March, the village hosts a successful walking festival with walkers coming from all over the world, while May boasts the annual “Cup of Tae” traditional music festival. Donegal town, 17 miles away, is situated at the mouth of Donegal Bay, on the River Eske, and is overshadowed by the Bluestack Mountains, which provide a great base for hill walking. With Donegal Castle, and the remains of a Franciscan Abbey which dates back to the 15th century, there is plenty of Irish history to absorb. There is a horse riding centre just one mile away, great golfing opportunities nearby, with a magnificent links course open for players of all abilities just seven miles away, and five miles away is Killybegs Sea Angling, where a competition is held on the first Saturday in May and September each year, along with the Killybegs International Sea Angling Festival, which is a two day event on the second weekend in July. Also 20 miles away is the wonderful Slieve League mountain, which has a height of 601 metres (1972 feet) and is situated on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal. With its sandy beaches offering good surfing conditions, restaurants, shops and pubs, this is the perfect base for an Irish break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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