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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 4 reviews

No. 30

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 4 reviews

from £36 /night

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

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

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
Nearest beach Moville
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
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 Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, 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
Access Parking
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.

Further details

Changeover day may be flexible; please enquire.

If booking in advance, a deposit is required for one-third of the cost.

About this location

The Province of Ulster 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.

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Review 1-4 of 4

15 Sep 2014


"Definitely ticked all the boxes"

We wanted somewhere that was convenient for travelling around the area and was close to good pubs and restaurants. The house is perfect from that point of view but is also really cosy and has everyth… More

4 Jul 2014


"Cosy comfortable house in town with lots to do near beach"

Had a perfect stay in this lovely, cosy two bedroom house.located in centre of a beautiful town near good restaurants and lough Foyle. My two children(12and 14) loved the variety of water sports whil… More

30 May 2014


"Good base for Donegal and Derry"

Conveniently situated, the property is on a main road. Clean and comfortable with open fire. Kitchen well appointed although could not open the back door leading to the paved outside area as there was… More

The back door to the house is opened from the inside manually using a latch lock a key isn't needed to open it, you just have to turn the knob.

26 Aug 2013


"Lovely hosts with a very clean and cosy house, ideal for a quiet weekend away."

This house is lovely and very well kept. It is located on Malin rd, parking is easy enough but the road can be very busy and there is no view of the sea. Other than that the location is great for gett… More

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Eileen S.

  • 5 Years listed

70% Response rate

Calendar last updated:04 Oct 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English

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