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Rosswood Cottage

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Rosswood Cottage is modern holiday cottage located on an elevated site in a peaceful setting overlooking Donegal Bay. Rosswood Cottage is a 2014 Tripadvisor Winner and has obtained a Certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor. Rosswood Cottage is fully equipped for a very comfortable and enjoyable holiday or attending a wedding at any off our nearby hotels, Solis castle & Harveys point only 10 mins drive away,Abbey, Central, Millpark Hotels just 5 mins Sheltered by mature woodland on one side the cottage enjoys views over several small islands towards the sand dunes of Murvagh Golf Club. The holiday home is close to a number of major amenities - including historic Donegal Town (4km), the internationally renowned Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh (6km) and the popular surfing and beach resort at Rossnowlagh (13km)

This newly built holiday home is set in its own private lawns. The open-plan ground floor incorporates a beautifully crafted kitchen and dining area and also a cosy living area with access to the patio. The patio overlooks a gentle stream and enjoys lovely sea views . The holiday home can accommodate 6 people in 3 bright, spacious and comfortable bedrooms. A large utility room has plenty of storage space for golf clubs, fishing rods, hiking gear, surf boards etc.

This newly built holiday home is set in its own private lawns. The open-plan ground floor incorporates a beautifully crafted kitchen and dining area and also a cosy living area with access to the patio. The patio overlooks a gentle stream and enjoys lovely sea views . The holiday home can accommodate 6 people in 3 bright, spacious and comfortable bedrooms. A large utility room has plenty of storage space for golf clubs, fishing rods, hiking gear, surf boards etc.

Rosswood Cottage is a great base to explore South West Donegal. Visitors can enjoy country walks along the side of the bay at Rossmore, discover the nearby towns of Ballyshannon, Bundoran and Mountcharles. Also popular with walkers are the Slieve League cliffs, the highest cliffs in Europe. Enjoy the golden beaches of Murvagh and Rossnowlagh. Within a half hours drive you also have the wonderful 'Yeats Country' in Sligo and the majestic Fermanagh Lakelands.

Closest airports Derry 1 hour , Ireland West Knock Airport 1 hour 20 mins... Low cost Airline Ryanair fly to both these Airports from many UK destinations . Fly Be & Bmibaby airlines fly to knock.. Dublin Airport is just under a 3 hours drive away.

South Donegal

For the golfer the holiday home is centrally situated for playing the great links courses of south Donegal including the Donegal Golf Club at nearby Murvagh and at Bundoran. Those who simply want to enjoy the natural beauty of this part of Ireland will be spoilt for choice - from the windswept St. John's peninsula to the spectacular sea cliffs at Slieve League and from the majestic Blue Stack Mountains to the beautiful beaches at Murvagh, Rossnowlagh and Bundoran.

Lovers of good food will not be disappointed either - there are a number of excellent restaurants throughout the locality including the award winning Coxtown Manor which is a mere 10 min drive away. Within a half hours drive you also have the wonderful 'Yeats Country' in Sligo and the majestic Fermanagh Lakelands.

Local Attractions and Amenities

Donegal Town is of great historical interest and has numerous tourist attractions. Donegal Castle stands beside The Diamond, overlooking the River Eske. Guided historical tours of Donegal Town take place on a daily basis during the summer and the Waterbus takes you around Donegal Bay. The ruins of Donegal Abbey, situated on the bay, are open to the public.

Golf - superb 18 hole links championship courses are located at nearby Murvagh (6km) and at Bundoran (24km)

Surfing - Nearby Rossnowlagh has some of the best surfing in the world and the European Championships have been held here a number of times

Walking - Many well-signed walks can be enjoyed in the nearby Blue Stack Mountains .

Crafts- visit the Craft Village in Donegal Town

Horse-Riding - There are several horse-riding and trekking establishments in the area where you can enjoy an afternoon on horseback, riding through some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery.

Cycling - South Donegal abounds with small, winding roads which offer spectacular views around every corner and are ideal for cycling.

Angling - coarse and sea angling with sea angling boats available for local chartering.

Waterworld in Bundoran - one of Ireland's leading Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the seafront in Bundoran

Glenveagh National Park approx 1 Hour away

Giants Causeway often described as the 8th wonder of the world. Unesco heritage site less than 2 hours away

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Knock , Belfast , Dublin
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Donegal region

Donegal Town is high on a list of places to visit in Ireland. It was home to both the O Donnell Clan (1200-1600 AD) and the Four Masters, the most famous and renowned of all Irish scholars.

Daily tours of Donegal castle are available in the summer. A tour of the Donegal Coastline can be appreciated onboard the local Waterbus. The picturesque Lough Eske and Eas Dún Falls are within a short drive of the town with stunning views of the Bluestack Mountains.. Slieve League is a short distance away which boost the Highest cliffs in Europe

Donegal Town

.Golf - superb 18 hole links championship courses are located at nearby Murvagh and at Bundoran (22km)

Surfing Nearby Rossnowlagh has some of the best surfing in the world and the European Championships have been held here a number of times.

Walking Many well-signed walks can be enjoyed in the nearby Blue Stack Mountains .

Crafts- visit the wonderful Craft Village in Donegal Town.

Horse-Riding There are several horse-riding and trekking establishments in the area where you can enjoy an afternoon on horseback, riding through some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery.

Cycling South Donegal abounds with small, winding roads which offer spectacular views around every corner and are ideal for cycling.

Angling - coarse and sea angling with sea angling boats available for local chartering.

Waterworld in Bundoran - one of Ireland's leading Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the seafront in Bundoran

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Review 1-10 of 28

15 Aug 2014

5/5

"Rosswood Cottage Exceeded :)"

Cottage had a modern twist, well designed open plan layout.

Plenty of natural light, super fast Wi-Fi connection... Sky TV was a big plus.
We had a peaceful stay surrounded by the ocean view.

I would highly recommend

Thank you for your Kind Words and Agree the Wifi Connection is awesome

2 Aug 2014

5/5

"Home from home"

My family and I stayed in this beautiful cottage last month and we were impressed from the moment we walked in the door. Gareth was there to greet us and gave us all the information about the property… More

Thank you for the Kind Words .. Look forward to welcoming you back to Rosswood Cottage in the future

19 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage - Clean cozy and peaceful"

I stayed for two nights with my partner in July and found the cottage to be spotless and very cozy. It is in a very good location with a 5 minute drive into Donegal Town. The kitchen is great for maki… More

30 Jun 2014

5/5

"perfect for the just perfect holiday"

The cottage is located in a beautiful secluded and peaceful location per fect for relaxing but near enough to Donegal town to enjoy the amenities of the town. The cottage is tastefully furnished with so much attention to detaIl. It was great to have tumble drier, sky television, excellent WI-FI and a rich collection of dvd bestsellers and books for rainy days. The owner was not only very professional but also friendly and welcomy. We liked everything of the house and the location and we honestly cannot find any fault at all. When we go back to Donegal we would love to stay in rosswood cottage again.

29 Jun 2014

5/5

"You simply have to come here !!!!"

Incredible cant wait to go back, from the wonderful cottage on the shore side, the owner Gareth was so friendly and helpful and the cottage was modern, warm and soo clean you could eat your dinner off the floor. Loved wonderful people in Donegal town. Great value in the restaurants and we were soo lucky with the weather. Delighted with the information leaflets in the cottage which directed us to some amazing places.

Thank you so much for your kind words.. Hopefully see you back sometime and Delighted you enjoyed Rosswood Cottage

9 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great holiday location in Donegal!"

We stayed for a week in Rosswood Cottage & thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The house is really lovely & comes fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. The location itself is so peaceful & quiet with beautiful views of Donegal bay. It is also a perfect base for travelling around to visit all the lovely sights & the beautiful murvagh beach is only 10 minutes away by car. We really enjoyed our stayed & would recommend rosswood cottage to young or old.

Thank you so much for your Kind words and delighted you had a Wonderful Holiday in Donegal and Rosswood Cottage... Hopefully we will see you back in the near future..

2 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great cottage, cozy and comfortable."

Spent a week enjoying the quiet and surroundings. Cottage had everything needed, appreciated the laundry facilities after a month traveling Ireland. Easy access to Donegal Town, golf and restaurants.

6 May 2014

5/5

"Perfect Cottage"

Found and booked the Cottage via www.donegalcottageholidays.com as we were looking for a Cottage near Donegal Town.

Contact with the owner was fast, easy, friendly so we booked well in advance of our stay.

We received very good directions and as we travelled by Ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare and had quite e drive ahead, check-in time was pretty uncertain but that was no problem at all.

When we arrived, all was clean, looked great, great views of the area and the bay, perfect.
Kitchen well equiped with enough plates, tea mugs etc. so that it was not required to turn on the dishwasher (tablets provided!) after every meal.

Our stay was very good (2 adults, Child 9 and child 8 years old) and the location of the cottage is very good: Just 1500 mtrs of the Donegal Town south roundabout. This made things like Donegal Town, Slieve League, Sligo, Blue Stack Mountians etc. very easy drivable by car.

We didn't really use the Utility room besides washing, but it's spacious enough for visitors wou'ld like to store golf equipment or fishing gear etc.

Wi-fi worked perfect.

All in all it was very good, our expectations were exceeded and I can reccommend this property to everyone.

Gareth, thanx again and greetings from Holland

Thank you so much Robert for your Kind Words and delighted you enjoyed Rosswood Cottage and the Surrounding Countryside .. Your Welcome back to Rosswood Cottage anytime. Thanks again for the Feedback

20 Apr 2014

5/5

"Beautiful surroundings, comfortable and clean accommodation - lovely."

Views of the sea. Comfortable, clean and nicely furnished cottage. Short car journey to local supermarket. Suited our little family (2 adults, two children, aged 6 and 8) perfectly.

24 Feb 2014

5/5

"diamond in donegal"

Cottage is really convenient to donegal town and local attractions. Well signposted and easy to find. Great standard of accommodation, everything catered for, the bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, and the cottage is spotless. There are plenty of activities within the local area to keep everyone happy. The cottage really is a home from home, this is the second time we have stayed here and we will certainly be back, wouldnt consider staying anywhere else as Rosswood meets all our expectations and more. Cant wait for our next trip.

Thank you so much Marina for your kind Words and I really am delighted you love the Cottage and indeed the Area as its so Scenic and beautiful..
With lovely local country walks on your Doorstep and of course Donegal Town been a short distance away. Look forward to meeting you next trip.

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