Sea View Rental in Dungloe
About the home
This spacious holiday cottage stands in its own grounds with an open plan dining / conservatory / lounge area with doors on to a patio area, separate sitting room with open fire, kitchen and utility room all with excellent views to watch stunning sunsets. There are two double bedrooms (one en suite) and a family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath on the ground floor. On the first floor are two large twin bedrooms and a shower room with wc.
Situated on an island studded bay, Dungloe is an important game angling centre with 130 lakes there is some superb salmon, trout and sea trout fishing. The local wild bog and reed beds are a perfect haven for wildlife and support a wide variety of birds offering some lovely walks and hikes.
The holiday cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the hidden gem that is Donegal with the most blue flag beaches in Ireland - where there are no strangers only friends you have not met !
Relax and enjoy life at a very different pace.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Maghery, 4.5km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 500m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 12|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, Bicycles available|
Further details indoors:
The house is designed to give you stunning views of the surrounding area from the open plan kitchen/dining/living area, conservatory, sitting room and en suite bedroom.
All modern conveniences including deck chairs and sunloungers are provided along with a broad range of books and the board games you have but don't have time to use at home.
Two cots and two high chairs are available on request.
Further details outdoors:
The property sits on a hill side site where you are free to climb and roam and you may get the occasional visit from a small herd of red deer. It is advisable to bring climbing boots or wellingtons (some provided) to get the most from exploring this location.
A small shed stores some beach toys and this can be used to store/dry your wetsuits, golf and fishing gear, etc.
There is adequate parking space for at least 4 cars behind and at the side of the house.
* Local tourist attractions and all local details provided in information pack on arrival - here are some websites to check out in advance to help your break :
www.globosapiens.net/travel.../Dunlewy-1063.html - all you need to know about climbing Mount Errigal - really nice climb and brilliant views.
www.oakfieldpark.com which is well worth a visit
Walkers check out - www.letswalkdonegal.com, www.activedonegal.com, www.walkireland.ie , www.donegalwalkerswelcome.com, www.sliabhliagwalkers.com
Also Donegal has the most Blue Flag Beaches in Ireland - closest Blue Flag is just beside Carrickfinn Airport.
* We prefer Saturday to Saturday rentals during July and August but will consider special requirements as needed.
* Strictly no smoking except externally.
* Refundable breakages deposit of €100 required on arrival, to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
* 25% of rental fee due six weeks before your stay to secure booking.
* We ask that you arrive after 2pm and vacate by 11am on day of departure to facilitate cleaning.
The Donegal region
Donegal is the most northerly county on the island of Ireland, but still only three hours from Dublin. Explore wild rugged Atlantic shores and peaceful tranquil lakeland, dense woodland and wide open spaces.
Visit the beautiful Glenveagh National Park and Castle, or explore one of the many touring routes - travel from Horn Head in Sheephaven Bay to Malin Head in Inishowen and pass through some of the most picturesque towns and villages and witness spectacular coastal views.
In the south of the county, the famous Donegal Bay stretches from beautiful Bundoran to Donegal Town and onto Glencolmcille. View it all from the sea cliffs of Slieve League while watching fishing boats from Killybegs bringing home their fish catch.
Experience the heritage and culture of the Donegal people who are renowned for their special warmth, welcome and friendliness. With Ireland’s largest Irish speaking Gaeltacht region you can immerse yourself in language, song and dance. Beidh fáilte romhat i nDún na nGall.
Donegal provides a brilliant backdrop for an activity holiday. Golfers need not go far to find a green, anglers can cast upon the many lakes, rivers mighty Atlantic Challenges Sea anglers. Escape to the unpopulated areas by bike or by foot and walkers are spoilt for choice with routes at both high and low level, as well as waymarked routes. Trek along the vast landscape on horseback with many equestrian centres throughout the county or partake in something a little more demanding at one of our outdoor adventure centres where watersport enthusiasts are well catered for.
The county is also home to some of the finest restaurants and the most delightfully prepared dishes to be found anywhere in Ireland. The people of Donegal have never lost the art of preparing good food, authentic dishes and cuisine that is truly delicious. It is a place where the rich wilderness and rugged landscape provide only the freshest of local produce. With many restaurants and pubs offering good cooking, a hearty meal is always on the menu.
The Dungloe area
Dungloe is known locally as the Capital of the Rosses, its Irish name 'An Clochán Liath' (Grey Stone), has its origins in the period before the construction of the Dungloe Bridge in 1762. Prior to this date, entry to the town was by means of stepping-stone across the river.
Dungloe is an ideal touring base from which to explore the west coast of Donegal. One of the main reasons why people come to this area is its fame as a great place for fishing due in no small measure to the work of the Rosses Angling Association. With 130 lakes, the visiting angler can enjoy the superb fishing for salmon, trout and sea trout. The wild bog and reed beds area haven for wildlife and the views of the bay, particularly the cliff views from the Cruit Island Golf Club south to Arranmore, are memorable. Nearby golf courses include the very scenic Cruit Island, Portnoo and Gweedore with many beautiful beaches some of which are Blue Flag.
Glenveigh National Park is approx 40 minutes away and is well worth a visit covering 16,000 hectares and includes Glenveigh Estate, Derryveagh Mountains and Lough Veagh. It is home to Ireland's largest herd of red deer and some roam the hill behind this cottage. Dunlewey Visitor Centre and Mount Errigal are just a few of the many other local major attractions within easy reach.
Also the home of the Mary From Dungloe Festival, which takes place each summer attracting people from all over Ireland and indeed from all over the world. Now also the home of the Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre (www.danielodonnellvisitorcentre.com) ,there are too many attractions to mention individually within a 25km radius of Dungloe - see www.DiscoverIreland.ie (select Donegal then Dungloe and local attractions), www.donegalcounty.com and www.irelandnorthwest.ie. These websites will link you to the many and very varied attractions in the area.
How to get there
Click map icons for more information
Fly with Aer Arann from Dublin & Glasgow into Carrickfinn Airport - 20 minutes drive to cottage.
Fly into Derry, Belfast, Dublin or Knock airports from many UK / European cities.
Derry Airport - 1.5 hour drive
Belfast Airport - 3 hour drive
Dublin Airport - 4 hour drive
Knock Airport - 2.5 hour drive
Approximately 45 minutes drive from Letterkenny.
Activities near Dungloe
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
28 Apr 2013
We stayed there over Easter with our 2 children aged 9 and 5yrs. We would highly recommend it, the house is lovely inside with all mod cons and the owners are great, very friendly and helpful. They... more
10 Jan 2013
This is a beautiful place to stay. Secluded enough to feel very intimate and quiet but only a 10ish minutes walk from Dungloe town centre, where the number of pubs for such a small town is... more
08 Dec 2012
Let it say in short: breathtaking view - comfortable home - very friendly landlord - ideal place to start exploring Donegal - superb pub in town (stepping stone) - one of the most beautiful beaches nearby (left of the airport) - summary > we are sure to come back for more.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|5 Jan 13||26 May 13||€ 425||€ 50||€ 65||1 Week|
|26 May 13||1 Sep 13||€ 500||€ 75||€ 75||1 Week|
|1 Sep 13||22 Dec 13||€ 425||€ 50||€ 65||1 Week|
|22 Dec 13||5 Jan 14||€ 550||€ 80||€ 80||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Special Offer : €425 per week from 10/01/13 to 21/12/13 ( excluding 26/0513 to 31/08/13 ).<BR>Saturday to Saturday rental preferred during July and August - flexible at other times- please email to discuss.<BR>Rental rates are fully inclusive of bed linen/towels/beach towels and end of stay clean. <BR>In Winter a meter reading is taken for electricity and oil,(electricity is metered in Summer)<BR>Please note that rental rates are in EUROs - please use currency converter if required.Enquire now
See below for next 9 months' availability - to see the next 24 months click here
Changeover day flexible - preferred day Saturday during peak months of July and August - please check with us.
Contact the owner
* Required fields
Please check the following errors:
3 years listed
You are contacting
The owner is based in Ireland and has advertised with Holiday Lettings since 2010. This cottage has received 6 reviews from previous guests.
Verified property owner
This owner has been verified by our team
Payment for this home can be made directly to the owner.