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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The house was completed in May 2007.

Situated at a quiet child-friendly location within walking distance to the local amenities.

Boasting four double bedrooms, two public rooms and a large kitchen and large fuuly enclosed private gardens with a secure dog run, it is ideal for families.

The house is furnished to a high standard with new fitted furniture in three of the bedrooms and new leather suites in the public rooms.

The large kitchen has a dining table seating 6.High quality wooden and tiled floors are present throughout the house.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Main 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: City of Derry Airport 24 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

As well as having a walled garden which allows the children to play in a safe environment, we have also fenced off an area of the back garden so that if you leave the house your dog can stay outdoors.

There is a P.C.connected to broadband so that you can access e-mails and surf the net.

There is also a Gamecube with a selection of games and an extensive selection of books to read.

Freeview T.V and DVD are available with a selection of DVDs to view.

Everything is brand new -beds, quality leather suites, table etc.

Further details

Booking Terms and Conditions.

1. Houses are let on a Saturday to Saturday basis except by special arrangements. Houses may be occupied from 4pm on the day of arrival. They must be vacated by 10:30am on the day of departure.

2. A deposit of 25% is required to confirm bookings. The deposit is forfeited in the event of cancellation. This must be paid within 7 days of the booking date.

3. The balance of total account is due four weeks before commencement of rental. In the event of a cancellation within this period, the balance is forfeited unless the house is re-let.

4. Bed linen and tea towels are supplied.

5. There is no charge for Electricity or central heating. Coal and turf will be available on arrival also for your use.

6. Management are not responsible for any loss of valuables or property left after departure.

7. Management may at all reasonable times visit the house.

The Donegal region

The Inishowen Peninsula has been referred to as 'Ireland in miniature' with beautiful, deserted sandy beaches dappled along its rugged coastline and breathtaking scenery amidst its unspoiled natural environment. The scenic mountain ranges and rambling hills offer boundless routes for hill walkers and hikers, while the beaches provide excellent facilities for sailing, swimming, water sports and fishing.

Buncrana, which is the principal town on the peninsula, provides a rich variety of culture, amenities and outdoor activities to create a high quality of life in County Donegal.

Buncrana

Buncrana is situated on the shores Lough Swilly, population approx 5,000.

A map of the area can be found at the following address http://www.johnthemap.co.uk/pages/donegal.html

For Children

Walk 15 minutes from the house and there is a superb children's play park and leisure centre with swimming pool. The main beach is next to this and has specific areas set-up for picnics.

There are lots of lovely beaches for children to play at. The beach at Lisfannon has achieved blue flag status and is about a five-minute drive from the house.

For Golfers

1.The Buncrana Golf Club is located on the entrance to Buncrana and 200 metres from the Tourist Information Office.

Overlooking the beautiful Lough Swilly this oldest 9 hole links course in Ireland delivers a challenge to the most advanced golfers, yet,offers enjoyment to beginners also. The Buncrana Golf Club also offers the keenest green fees in Ireland, with €13 all week and €10 for Open Competitions.

2.The North West Golf Club, Lisfannon Buncrana 18 hole championship golf course -The course lies between the picturesque Moldy Mountains and the Sea.

The surrounding scenery is magnificent. The Club boasts a modern, comfortable Clubhouse with usual facilities. It has been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft " the St. Andrews of Ireland".

There is much in common between St. Andrews and Lisfannon, such as concealed runs and bumps approaching the Greens that look easy enough to run onto.

For Anglers

The Crana River is walking distance from the house and tends to fish late with good runs of grilse and sea trout during July. The biggest salmon in recent years was a 22lb salmon and fish up to 16lb are usually caught each Season.

Fullerton reservoir is a 10-minute drive and is 400 acres in size and has a large population of both wild and stocked brown trout. The reservoir is fly-fishing only (no bait fishing), with a two trout bag limit - 11 boats are available for hire (max. 3 rods per boat). A 15lb trout has been recorded for this fishery. Salmon now tend to run into the reservoir towards the end of the season.

Entertainment etc

A cinema and an assortment of restaurants are located within comfortable walking distance of the house."

- Shopping - Buncrana has a variety of clothes / gift / grocery & specialist shops.

Hourly bus service to Derry gives a MASSIVE variety of shops.

- Social Activities

Buncrana has over 20 pubs

There are 2 nightclubs in the immediate town centre of Buncrana

- Scenery

Lots of beautiful scenery. Many scenic walks like Fr. Hegartys Rock & Swan Park

- Other Activities

Paintballing in Culdaff

Buncrana Motor Museum

Dunree Fort - Military Museum

Keep in Swan Park

Grianan Aileagh

Inishowen 100 - Scenic drive

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19 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic spacious, modern house in a great location to explore County Donegal."

A comfortable homely house, ample room for 9 people. Great facilities, fresh bread and milk were waiting for us on our arrival. The washing facilities were great and included washing powder. The house… More

15 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous house"

On arrival the house was extremely clean and had all the facilities which were needed to house myself and extended family for a very comfortable stay. Most welcome was the use of the washing machine and tumble dryer and all the extras that were provided to make life easy for the family. It was also lovely that Patricia had been into the property and left various staples (tea, milk etc) which were gratefully received when we arrived.

The property was big enough to house everyone that came to visit and a great time was had by all. I would definitely recommend the property to anyone who wants a base to travel round Donegal from or simply to just sit and relax in.

31 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fantastic house,great location."

Our family stayed in this holiday home for one week. The house had everything we needed and Patricia the caretaker looked after us from the moment we arrived. There wasn't one fault about our week and we will be back again for another stay, hopefully soon.

Thank you for such a lovely review, you were great house guests and look forward to welcoming you in the future.

9 Sep 2013

5/5

"60th Birthday family get together in Buncrana"

I booked Rockytown to celebrate my husbands 60th Birthday. it was ideal for our needs, plenty of space for the children with a safe enclosed garden area for them to play in. The kitchen was well equi… More

31 Jul 2013

1/5

"First day in hell....."

We had booked and paid through Owners Direct, so had no central access point. Although we were all paid up the owners were not in touch with us again despite several increasingly desperate emails. The… More

21 Sep 2012

4/5

"Easy Booking - Good House - Good Location"

The house was well presented and had everything you need for a good holiday, if you get any good weather.
All amenities are at hand in the house including WiFi. This is a large house that could take a lot of family members.
Great for dogs as the garden is completely enclosed but if you have smaller dogs you will need something to block the gap under the gate.
It is only a 10 minute walk into town if you want to get a few drinks without taking the car. Would recommend the house to others

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Calendar last updated:07 Aug 2014

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