House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This cosy cottage is situated in the seaside village of Moville in Ireland's stunning Inishowen peninsula. It is close to excellent restaurants and traditional pubs with Irish music. The village itself has a small beach and a fishing pier, while nearby there are beautiful blue-flag beaches. Derry city is half an hour away and offers superb history, nightlife and restaurants.
The cottage itself has been refurbished and is extremely clean, comfortable and cosy with an open fire in the sitting room.It is approximately 100 years old, and the sensitive recent refurbishment means that it is very comfortable whilst retaining all its original features (such as the oak beams in the sitting room and the traditional fireplace). There are two double bedrooms upstairs and a sofa-bed in the sitting room. The kitchen is on the ground floor leading out to a sunny patio area with outside sitting and eating area surrounded by pretty plants.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: City of Derry Airport 30 km, Nearest railway: Derry 30 km|
|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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house has an open fireplace (initial fuel included) and oil-fired central hearing. The house is semi-detached.
Ground floor: kitchen, bathroom leading to patio area.
First floor: street access, hallway, sitting room
Second floor: Two double bedrooms
Cot available; child gates; books and cookbooks available; playing cards/games available.
|Further details outdoors|
The property has a sunny patio area to the rear, leading out from the kitchen. It has a dining area and is surrounded by pretty plants. This area gets sunshine all day from 11 a.m. until sunset. Garden furniture includes a wooden table with four chairs, plus three extra camping chairs and a barbecue. Parking space is at the front of the house.
Changeover day may be flexible; please enquire.
If booking in advance, a deposit is required for one-third of the cost.
The Donegal region
Moville is a seaside village in the beautiful peninsula of Inishowen. There are 3 blue-flag beaches within 2 miles of the village. Derry city is half an hour's drive away and is full of history, entertainment and very friendly people. A ferry can be taken across to Magilligan in Northern Ireland and the beach or Portrush and Portstewart. The house is located within the village itself and is within walking distance of restaurants, bars and Moville pier. The village is peaceful, but also has enough fun to keep you happy.
Moville is a lively village with lots of amenities, for example the children's park and play area. Good restaurants include Rosatto's, The Foyle Hotel, and The Town Clock. Rawdons bar is very traditional with a shop in the front and Irish music in the back. The town has a small beach and fishing pier. The nearest golf course is 1km away, or you can try Ballyliffin Golf Course, one of the top 10 courses in Ireland.
There are a variety of festivals in Moville throughout the year, including:
13th/14th Feb - Moville Traditional Music Festival
14th-17th March - St Patrick's Day Festival
3rd May - Soapbox Derby
14th June - Inishowen Vintage Show
2-5 July - Dylanfest (of Bob Dylan music)
5 Jul - Moville Vintage Car Rally
17-19 Jul - BeatlesFest
29 Jul - 3 Aug - Moville Summer Festival
1-3 Aug - Moville Regatta and Moville Rowing Club Races
6-9 Aug - Greencastle Regatta
16th Aug - Moville Sports & Fun Day
5 Sept - 10k Race
19 Sept - Foyle Rowing Club Day
6 Dec - Christmas Lights Turn On
There are also good shops in Moville, where you can get groceries - including an organic farm shop.