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Millers Lane House

(Ref. 932847)

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  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 5 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful house great location and view."

    stayed a week in June whether not great but plenty to do in location from alpaca walking to go-carting, Derry has plenty of shops, the local bars and the Guinness where good too good some nights, so plenty to do would go back anytime . house is lovely, two front rooms big kitchen all the cooking equipment you need plenty of cups plates. only complaint i would have is some of the mattresses need replacing, bit on the lumpy side , and the hot water i don't know if there's a booster should of asked but runs out after 4 / 5 showers

    Reviewed by Christopher4.4Jun 2024

  • "A lovely holiday cottage with stunning views, clean and comfortable and helpful, friendly owners."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2024

  • ". It was truly wonderful . The pictures dont do"

    .it justice.The view is spectacular . Everything catered for . Caroline was so accommodating and always available .We have stayed in many airbnbs and holiday cottages, and this is the best one yet .we hope to visit again very soon Thank you

    Reviewed by Mia5.0Mar 2024

  • "Millers Lane was so much more than we hoped for."

    Perfect, fully equipped house for a large family of 13. The house was absolutely beautiful, spotless, and had everything and more that you could ask for. We wished we could have extended our stay. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Miller's Lane to anyone. We will definitely be back again. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful house.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Dec 2023

  • "This properly was perfect for our adult family of 7."

    The house is beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. The aga slow cooker was perfect for days we didn’t want to eat out but didn’t want to cook on our return. As for the views, well absolutely beautiful. We would all recommend this property.

    Thank you so much from John and Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely week at Millers Lane cottage."

    The location is an excellent base for exploring the area and the house was extremely comfortable to return to and relax.

    Reviewed by Emma4.4Jul 2023

  • "Had a lovely relaxing holiday here."

    Beautiful home with plenty of room.

    Reviewed by Anne4.4Jul 2023

  • "Fantastic place to stay, amazing views and a warm welcome."

    If you have your own wheels and are looking for something different, with easy access to the north and south of Ireland, this is well worth considering. Very comfortable, easy to find and one of the best places I have stayed in for a large family group. Many thanks to our hosts for making us so welcome; I would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay and would definitely book again."

    We were lucky with the weather and had a relaxing holiday and met some great people. Thanks John and Caroline.

    Reviewed by Kath5.0May 2023

  • "We’ll be back!"

    Thank you Lynne look forward to having you back Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Apr 2023

  • "Brilliant house."

    So much space for the whole family, we had 8 adults and 4 children. Views from the main bedroom and living room are spectacular. The house had everything that we needed for a family get together. The super fast broadband was an added bonus. Thank you so much for a great stay.

    Thank you Peter and family. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely house to stay in which was well supplied."

    We were very happy. Only a couple of minor issues: we brought a dog and the local lanes are not really dog walking safe - no paths and fast cars. The other issue was the AGA is on all the time and therefore the property was really warm. Other than that,a lovely place I would highly recommend people visit.

    Reviewed by Marie4.7Oct 2022

  • "The house is in an excellent location with beautiful views across the loch."

    It was very spacious and accommodated our family of 9 adults and two toddlers very well, the toddlers loved the proximity of the cows and donkeys in the neighbouring field. Great facilities including a barbeque. Overall we had an outstanding family holiday.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2022

  • "Amazing property!"

    We had a super week - opportunity to relax around the house or go off exploring- such a lovely vibe in this property and everything you could wish for was there. Total bonus having five en-suite rooms! Would highly recommend the property.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Jul 2022

  • "The house was a dream and the service from Caroline and John the owners was ..."

    The house was a dream and the service from Caroline and John the owners was brilliant, Would highly recommend couldn't have picked a better property and better service

    Thankyou Lisa I am delighted you had a brilliant time in Millers Lane House. Hope you see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jul 2022

  • "By far the most beautiful and well-equipped house I have stayed in."

    We rented the property for Christmas and found that the extra dishes and cookware I brought from home were not needed -- fully equipped kitchen to prepare and serve an enormous Christmas dinner to 11 people (American style fridge helps with storage!). Beds were comfortable, bathrooms clean, and the living space is set up for maximum socialising. We had three generations in the house and all were happy.

    Thank you so much for the lovely feed back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Dec 2021

  • "House was ideal to accommodate our extended family comfortably, at a very reasonable price."

    Lovely house with everything we needed in a beautiful point with exceptional views. We had a wonderful time. Thank you, Caroline and John, you couldn't have been more helpful.

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Oct 2021

  • "Great, spacious house in the most beautiful donegal."

    Unfortunatley the spin wasn't working on the washing machine and the bottom tray of the dishwasher wasn't functioning either. Bottom spinner not turning. Functioning washing machine and dishwasher is a very basic request on self catering.... House appeared clean on arrival, but more than once on moving furniture, especially chairs in the sitting room, rubbish from previous occupants still on the floor. ... clearly not hoovered/swept. We booked a higher standard of house than usual this year, we've been self catering in Ireland for years..... i've never been so dissapointed. As a stay at home home mom with 6 kids the last thing I wanted for my holidays was so many hours washing up due to a poor functioning dishwasher or to be picking up other peoples rubbish!!

    Reviewed by Catherine2.5Jun 2021

  • "The house was lovely and warm for such a big house which made our stay very comfortable."

    It was spacious and had amazing views. Could have been better signposted though. Really enjoyed our stay here

    Reviewed by Aine4.4Aug 2020

  • "We had a very enjoyable holiday in Millers Lane House."

    As a party of nine (4 adults and 5 children) we had ample space to be together or to separate into smaller groups. The big Aga ensured it was always cosy. There are plenty of casual dining options just a short drive away and pleasant scenery all around.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "Just home from an absolutely fantastic week away."

    The house was amazing, spotless clean so well facilitated. Owners were lovely. Was so much to do nearby. The outdoor space was lovely for sitting out and for the kids to play and so safe. We had the best time and definitely booking for next year.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2020

  • "No heating, first night was absolutely freezing and there was kids in the house."

    Then when we contacted the owner we were told that's the way it is.. it was meant to be on for 1 hour 3 times a day/night. No hot water. We then found out the back that there was a place to turn on the heating. It was scheduled to come on for 1 hour a day/night. Lovely house, just freezing.

    Reviewed by Tyler3.4Nov 2019

  • "Even before our guests arrived at the home booked, Caroline the owner was in touch with me to arrange pick-up of the keys and to explain the heating controls etc."

    The home is just beautiful! It has everything a large booking of guests would ever need to enjoy a week in Donegal! Lovely touches like milk, teabags, biscuits all most welcome when people arrive. House facilities are second to none, we will be back for another visit. John (the owner) called in to introduce himself and make guests familiar with the heating controls and bins/recycling etc. Loads of towels and spare bed-linen in the house also. House was immaculate on arrival. Once again, we would recommend this home to everyone looking for a beautiful, clean home from home! Book it, you will not be disappointed :D Thank you to Caroline & John for such a great week in their wonderful home.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Nov 2019

  • "Had a wonderful time."

    House and grounds were beautiful, clean and comfortable. The views from the open plan kitchen/lounge area and front bedroom are breathtaking. Plenty of bars and resturaunts close by. The locals are pleasant and very friendly. Will definatley be back soon. Looking forward to our next vist. Thank you Caroline and Jhon.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2019

  • "Miller's Lane House is wonderful."

    The rooms are big and comfortable, the views to die for. I would say the beds were not terribly comfortable and seemed old, and the lights, where there were multiple bulbs in a fixture just had one measly bulb in each. In the bathroom, this was particularly a problem. On the whole, however, the house was great.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Sep 2019

  • "Just want to make owner aware that TV in main bedroom not working at all and several tv remotes do not have batteries and 3 sinks without plugs."

    Also downstairs bedroom has a dodgy shower goes from cold to very hot with no in between! That said was very enjoyable with just a few minor things needing addressed.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.4Sep 2019

  • "Millers Lane House was fabulous and had everything you could possibly need for a holiday."

    The scenery was fantastic and the location was also terrific. The owners John and Caroline were very helpful and we would have no hesitation in recommending this accommodation. In fact we would love to return in the future as it was so close to many attractions and to Derry which is a beautiful City.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Sep 2019

  • "Miller's Lane is a gorgeous house perfectly located for people wanting to explore Derry city and the Inishowen Peninsula."

    The views from the main living space overlooking the Foyle are spectacular. The house is well equipped and space is in abundance. We really enjoyed our stay and have come back very relaxed. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2019

  • "The photos really don't do this property justice."

    The house is lovely and in an excellent location. It has everything you need for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2019

  • "Most beautiful location with stunning views over the Foyle."

    Great time had and very friendly, helpful local people. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Jul 2019

  • "It was lovely thanks - great house, lots of room for everyone, beautiful views and perfect location for visiting other places nearby."

    Reviewed by Lee4.7Jun 2019

  • "The house was amazing for a family gathering and the views were stunning"

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7May 2019

  • "The house was beautiful and big enough for our family group of 10."

    The views were stunning and very peaceful. It was close to beaches and shopping. Had a lovely weekend.

    Reviewed by Marian5.0May 2019

  • "The house was big enough for my whole family."

    A great setting and very relaxing. We will be back again next year.

    Reviewed by C5.0Mar 2019

  • "Fabulous, comfortable spacious house with breathtaking views!"

    Great spot for touring the North & South of Ireland and an ideal venue for a large family group. We thoroughly enjoyed our week and would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Mari5.0Mar 2019

  • "Amazing Property!"

    !! This is the second time I have booked this house for the week. Brilliant place to bring an extended family together for a holiday and give each family there own space. Caroline and John are very friendly and answered any questions I had in a matter of minutes. Thanks again and hope to book this again in the future.

    Reviewed by Joel5.0Nov 2018

  • "The property, location, views and a fantastic range of things to do in Derry and the Inishowen Peninsular has the WOW Factor."

    We stopped at the house for 3 Weeks in October/November and were visited by a number of family and friends who all thought the house was brilliant and the views over Loch Foyle were stunning. The owners, Caroline and John were great and available if we had any problems.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2018

  • "Just back from an awesome week at Millers Lane House!"

    Fabulous house with breathtaking views! Great spot for touring Northern Ireland and an ideal venue for a large family group which included hosting a family reunion party for 27 people from 5 years old to 82! We will be back!

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4Jul 2018

  • "We had a great stay, and found everything we could want had been supplied."

    We also enjoyed the spacious layout and the magnificent views of Lough Foyle

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2018

  • "This house is amazing!"

    The views are to die for..The hosts were great. Cant wait to come back here.

    Reviewed by Tanya5.0Jun 2018

  • "The setting and views are spectacular."

    You can see all of Lough Foyle spread before you, from an elevated position on a slope. Huge windows, very spacious throughout. It is so peaceful, no sound apart from an occasional ‘moo’. Just 10 minutes from Derry, however.

    Reviewed by Douglas4.7Jun 2018

  • "Millers Lane House is an amazing house for a family get away!"

    We had the most amazing time beautiful house with amazing views!

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Mar 2018

  • "Miller's house was spectacular."

    I spent the week with my daughter and son in law and 2 young children. Caroline and John met us at the house, and were so helpful and kind. The house was everything we had hoped for and more, with stunning views from both the family room, and the main bedroom upstairs. My downstairs wet room was ideal, and the small sitting room was an extra little space for my sewing!! The week was spent sight seeing, in coffee shops, and at home with the kids. We couldn't have asked for more in our stay, and have booked again for the same time next year.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Mar 2018

  • "Today we came home from this stunning home."

    . The peace tranquillity and the forever changing surroundings the minute you walk in the front door you feel the love and calmness... Thank you John and Caroline for the welcome the heat and most of all allowing us to live like a king and queen in surroundings that only a few can dream off makes this a hard home to leave. It has fulfilled a dream of having my kids all-around me again i look through my pictures and i have a tear in my eye knowing i will miss this stunning beautiful home and all that it has to offer... I find it hard to put in words just how beautiful this home and surroundings are other than please go experience it for i know i will be back to live the dream. X

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jan 2018

  • "This house is a spectacular home from home, the photos don’t do it justice with how lovely it is."

    Fantastic views over Lough Foyle, mountains in the distance and the ever changing views of the weather make this property unqiue. Caroline and John were so helpful and kind and added to the pleasure of staying at the great house. It’s a prefect location to explore County Antrim and Donegal as well as the beautiful city of Derry. We visited Giants Causeway and Malin Head all within easy reach of an hour. Great restaurants on the door step and friendly bars with the perfect pint of Guinness to make this trip to Ireland so worthwhile. I will definitely be bringing my family back to this beautiful house.

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Nov 2017

  • "Had a fantastic time in Millers Lane House we were met by one of the owners that gave us tips around the area which was very helpful."

    The view was absolutely breath taking looking out over the water. Having 7 of us in the home it wasn't crowded and having individual en-suites was a bonus. There are a lot of interesting places to visit. We had a little issue the day after arriving but this was dealt with efficiently and quickly and did not hinder our stay. The owners were easy to contact. Will love to return in the future. Anyone booking this house is in for a lovely time.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jun 2017

  • "Lovely location and setting over looking the lough, great house with lots of space and facilities."

    Good position, just north of Londonderry, for exploring both Northern Ireland and the top of the Republic.

    Reviewed by Peter4.8May 2017

  • "Great house!"

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Mar 2017

  • "House was amazing."

    Plenty of room for 10 of us plus 2 dogs. View was beautiful over lough foyle. Plenty of nice walks within a short drive away. Cookin on the aga was fun and the wifi was an extra bonus. Will def be back.

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Nov 2016

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  • Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with TV and en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 2 x double (one with TV) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area (seats 6) and sitting area (seats 7)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Oil-fired four-oven AGA with gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 5 x TVs with Freeview (one Smart TV with Netflix), DVD, Xbox 360, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front and rear lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

The property

Muff 3 miles.

Situated along a quiet country road, this stunning, detached, cottage is just a few miles from the fishing village of Muff in County Donegal.

Sitting in an elevated position, this beautiful cottage boasts panoramic views across Lough Foyle and is the perfect place for you and your extended family or group of friends to relax and unwind together.

This attractive cottage has been tastefully decorated and lovingly furnished to offer nothing less than luxury during your stay.

Guests can enjoy six spacious and comfortable bedrooms, five of which have the added benefit of en-suite shower rooms, for added comfort during your stay.

The large open plan area is the true heart of the house and provides a social space for chilling, entertaining, dining and lounging, all to the backdrop of the glorious view to the front of the house.

For a little quiet time, guests can escape to the cosy sitting room and curl up by the open fire with a glass of wine.

As you step outside, you can enjoy a large garden and a postcard view of Lough Foyle and straight across to Magilligan Point.

The small village of Muff lies on the Inishownen Peninsula, just 20 minutes from the historic walled city of Derry and Derry Airport, and close to the border of Northern Ireland, making it a wonderful place to explore both regions.

The village boasts shops and pubs.

This northern region of Donegal is bursting with glorious scenery and culture including Shrove Lighthouse, Malin Head, Culdaff Beach, Ballyliffin Golf Club and, further afield, the Glenveagh National Park, the peaks of Mount Errigal and The Wild Atlantic Way await your visit.

A truly splendid choice for your Donegal holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €200.

About the location


Culmore 1.4 miles; Derry 5 miles; Burnfoot 5.6 miles.

The fishing village of Muff in Donegal is situated on the banks of Lough Foyle in Donegal, just a stone's throw from the border of Northern Ireland and twenty minutes from Derry Airport. The village of Muff is home to a selection of shops and pubs and is the ‘gateway’ to the Inishowen Peninsula, the largest of all the peninsulas on the island of Ireland. The village hosts the annual Muff Festival each summer and offers visitors a superb base for touring North Donegal. Attractions include Glenevin Waterfall, Ballyliffin Golf Course, Lough Swilly, Lagg sand dunes, Shroove Lighthouse and of course, Malin Head where you can stand at Ireland's most northerly point and where the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way begins. The historic walled City of Derry is also certainly worth a visit whilst staying in Muff.

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping bond of €300.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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