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Teach Toraí

Letterkenny, County Donegal (Ref. 1024095)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • 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/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Resting on the outskirts of Letterkenny, in County Donegal, Ireland, is this charming detached cottage, Teach Toraí .

Inside, the owner has created a smart and warming retreat for a group of friends or families looking to explore the delights of County Donegal.

Enter into a small hallway where you can leave your coats and boots before stepping into this contemporary dwelling.

Be welcomed into a large sitting room, furnished to a high-standard with laminate flooring, quality armchairs and sofa and a lovely neutral decor, making this a homely base.

Benefit from the contemporary inglenook fireplace housing an open fire, so you can curl up with your loved ones and unwind in front of the TV to enjoy your favourite shows cosied up under a blanket.

There is an open-plan kitchen/diner wonderfully appointed to the rear of the cottage, complete with a dining table and chairs for those family gatherings over a well-deserved glass of wine.

Cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen, fitted to a high-standard with all the necessary appliances, and a handy utility room resting adjacent with a washing machine and tumble dryer for your convenience.

There is a ground-floor twin bedroom with a wet room, suitable for those with limited mobility.

The remaining bedrooms can be found on the first floor and compromise of three doubles and a family bathroom with the choice of a bath or shower over to prepare for your day in style.

Choose from the small selection of books in the sitting room and enjoy a morning read in the enclosed garden with a warm cup of tea in hand whilst the sun rises fully.

While you're in the area, travel into the town centre of Letterkenny and choose from a selection of traditional Irish eateries for an evening meal or a spot of lunch on your travels, with some shops and supermarkets for picking up any last-minute ingredients for dinner, or treating yourself to a souvenir to remember your holiday.

For a spot of culture, venture towards Donegal County Museum resting in an old stone building and has a range of artefacts detailing the areas fascinating history.

Letterkenny town Park is also within reach and is ideal for keen walkers and cyclists to enjoy the beautiful rural views.

Letterkenny has a great leisure centre called the Aura which has both swimming and gymnasium facilities.

The town centre also has the local An Grianan Theatre which hosts many shows to enjoy.

The area is rich with lakes and rivers, many of which offer the chance for fishing and sailing opportunities.

Letterkenny is a gateway to the Wild Athlantic Way and because of its central location in Donegal all tourist attractions eg Glenveagh National Park, Slieve League, Malin and Fanad Head, the Giant's Causway, the Titantic Centre in Belfast, the historical walled city of Derry are all within a drive of between 30 mins to 120 mins.

Teach Toraí is the perfect choice for a family break to this wonderful part of Ireland.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor twin, 3 x first-floor double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Gas heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc, in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: No hen/stag or similar.

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About the location


Curraghleas 3.8 miles; Derry 20 miles; Donegal 30 miles

The bustling and ever-popular cathedral town of Letterkenny is located 20 miles west of Derry City and 35 miles north of Donegal Town. As the largest and most populous town in the county, there’s always something going on here, with a whole host of historical and recreational opportunities for visitors to explore. There are two town parks, the Aura Leisure Centre and a 6-screen cinema and bowling alley within the town. Letterkenny was also the winner of Ireland's "Tidy Towns" Competition in 2015 and is the ideal location to stay when exploring Donegal as the town has many interesting monuments and buildings, both new and old, as well as a range of intriguing art galleries and museums, including the fascinating New Mills Corn & Flax Mills, featuring one the largest till-working waterwheels in the country. With an abundance of well-known retail outlets and independent shops, it’s also the perfect place for a spot of retail therapy, whilst there’s plenty of top quality music and gastro pubs and restaurants providing all a range of local and international cuisine for you sample. Letterkenny is on the The Wild Atlantic Way taking in all the beautiful panoramas of the Irish coastline, and the Glenveagh National Park and city of Derry are within driving distance. There are numerous safe Blue Flag beaches within a short drive including Rathmullen, spectacular Portsalon and Marble Hill. Golfers are also spoilt for choice with many fantastic courses within a 30 minute drive and a local course within ten minutes.

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