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Excellent 5/5 7 reviews

Modern House set in its own landscaped grounds with magnificent stunning unrivalled views

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This modern coastal holiday home is located just 10 minutes walk from the stunning Errarooey Beach. This is often referred to as Donegal's best kept secret. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 10 minutes drive from the lively seside town of Dunfanaghy. The house has easy access to all the local amenities including the surf schools, golf courses, horse riding, guided hiking tours, angling clubs, stunning beaches, fishing lakes, local markets, convenience stores, traditional pubs and excellent restaurants. The house benefits from its own private stables so horses are very welcome. The landscaped gardens, fenced grassy paddock areas and the large fish pond all add character to this property. The picnic area and BBQ area is perfect for those who enjoy al fresco dining while watching the sun set over Tory Island. Every room in the house boasts a spectacular view. With 2 Double bedrooms and a triple room the house is ideal for large groups or families. 2 Camp beds can added allowing the house to sleep 9. There is a high chair & 2 travel cots for provision for 2 infants. There are also many visitor attractions in the surrounding area including Glenveagh National Park, Famine Workhouse Museum, Falcarragh Visitor Centre and the Dunlewey Centre. There is something for everyone here.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Errarooey East Strand 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Modern & Comfortable

Relaxing Setting

Open plan living

Further details outdoors

Unrivalled Panoramic Views

Excellent al fresco setting

Private stables and grassy paddocks available for horse owners. Please enquire for more details.

Large fish pond in landscaped grounds. Children must be supervised.

Further details

Local Tourist Information Pack on arrival

Local English Speaking Representative on hand to answer any questions

The Donegal region

Errarooey is a stunning unspoilt area of Donegal. It's hard to put in words how truly beautiful it is. The golden sandy beach has to be seen to be believed. The views of the mountains, ocean and islands will calm your soul and soothe your mind. This tranquil area is dotted with megalithic structures as man has marvelled at its beauty for thousands of years. The area has numerous rivers and lakes for anglers. The surrounding area is steeped in history from Colm Cille to Cromwell.

The places of interest are too many to mention but they include Glenveagh National Park, Ards Forest Park, Ray Church, Dunfanaghy Workhouse and Dunlewey Centre. Errarooey is in the Cloughaneely area in between the towns of Dunfanaghy and Falcarragh. Errarooey marks the start of the Gaeltacht which is the Irish speaking area of Donegal. Dunfanghy is a lively sea side town with plenty of bars and restaurants. The local farmers market takes place on a Saturday during the summer months.

Falcarragh is the main Irish speaking town in the area. There is a lively market in Falcarragh on a Friday morning. The traditional Shamrock Bar sells the best Guinness is the area (in our opinion!) Both local towns offer all visitors a 'céad míle fáilte!' A hundred thousand welcomes!

Dunfanaghy

The area is full of outdoor activities including fishing, surfing, hiking, walking, horse riding and golfing.

There are many festivals including the Errigal Arts Festival (www.eaf.ie) Dunfanaghy Summer Festival and The Dunfanghy Jazz & Blues Festival (www.dunfanaghyjazzandblues.com). The local surf school www.narosalife.com is a must for both kids and adults alike.

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Review 1-7 of 7

18 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

Best ever holiday home that we have ever stay in.equipped well everything that we needed. home from home. location out of this world, views are fantastic. Donegal at its best. we got to beaches … More

9 Apr 2014

5/5

"Beautiful, peaceful, cosy cottage and would highly Recommend."

Really enjoyed our weekend We had a extremely pleasant experience. Very well presented, nice touches like the colour coordinated towels in each room! very clean the open fire was a real treat and ther… More

23 Feb 2014

5/5

"Lovely Getaway!"

Amazing holiday home. Perfect location - unbelievable views as it's right beside the beach! Played a great round of golf and had a good night in dunfunaghy which was idyllic and lively. House is … More

21 Feb 2014

5/5

"Absolutely brilliant holiday in a picture perfect house!"

I highly recommend this amazing house in picturesque setting in beautiful Donegal! The house is perfect - all mod cons - very well equipped - large comfortable rooms all with views of the beach and mountains. So much to do nearby like horse riding, golf, water sports and lovley shops and pubs offering Irish fayre. We had a blast and have already booked to come back in the summer.

10 Jul 2013

4/5

"Beautiful location, a wonderful place to recharge the batteries."

This cottage is in a lovely secluded location with wonderful scenery and the sound of nature is all around...the veiws are breathtaking ...
The owner was so helpful and the cottage was spotlessly clean...a very warm and comfortable place....
Will definately be returning.....

6 Sep 2012

5/5

"A modern, clean cottage in a superb location, providing the perfect place to get away from it all."

We spent a week at Barley Corn House in August 2012. Having booked at short notice we were a little concerned that we might have to compromise on quality, but on arrival our fears proved unfounded.

The house is situated on a magnificent, elevated site overlooking the ocean, providing incredible views as the light on the water changes throughout the day, culminating in fantastic sunsets.

The beautiful, golden sand beach is a short walk away, and is usually completely deserted. Dunfanaghy and Falcarragh are a ten minute drive from the house.

As a base to tour the North West Donegal region it is ideally situated, with surfing, horse riding, fishing and golf within easy reach. And, as a place to get away from it all, it is hard to beat.

The house itself is really well equipped, and the spacious kitchen contains an extensive collection of cooking utensils.

The owners were really helpful, friendly and accommodating.

We would love to return soon.

23 Jul 2012

4/5

"Stunning Views"

Well equipped house, well kept.
Although the access is a little tricky, the elevated location gives uninterrupted panoramic views of beach and mountains. Only 10 mins by car from Dunfanaghy or Falcarragh.
Would definitely return.

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