Willie's Cottage

Fintown, County Donegal (Ref. 923604)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

The property

Set just under two miles from Fintown, a quiet village overlooking rugged countryside in County Donegal, is this traditional, detached holiday cottage. Boasting fantastic views and well-situated, this cottage is an excellent base for guests wanting to discover all that County Donegal has to offer. This single-storey holiday cottage has three bedrooms, all a good size and one being situated in a separate annexe with an en-suite basin and WC. In the cottage there is an open plan living area consisting of a kitchen, dining area and also a sitting area and this is therefore the ideal place for gathering together to discuss what adventures tomorrow will bring whilst dinner is being prepared. After dinner, guests can relax in front of the fire before retiring to bed to dream of what you’ll discover on the rest of your holiday in the north west of Ireland. The garden provides the perfect place for enjoying a refreshing drink after a busy day, whilst the little ones have a run around and tire themselves out. Fintown, a charming hamlet, is close by and offers handy amenities as well as some wonderful scenery that can be taken in by a bracing walk or on a fun cycle ride. Glenveagh National Park is the second largest national park in Ireland and is just a little further afield. Here you can find wild deer and enjoy these wonderful surroundings. It is also well worth taking a drive along the world-renowned Wild Atlantic Way. Letterkenny and Ballybofey are both within easy reach and are great for sampling the selection of restaurants and pubs in the areas, as well as enjoying a spot of retail therapy. This is a superb base for you to discover the wild north west of Ireland.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One family bedroom with 1 double & 1 single
  • One family bedroom with 2 doubles
  • One annex family bedroom with 1 double & 1 single with en-suite basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting area (seats 5) with open fire

General

  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Saorview
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair on request
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed, lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop 1.8 miles
  • Pub 1.5 miles

About the location

FINTOWN

Glenties 9.1 miles; Dungloe 13 miles; Letterkenney 18.3 miles;

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport – 19 miles, 36 mins
  • Larne ferry – 115 miles, 2 hrs 42 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 1.8 miles
  • Nearest pub; 1.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Dungloe, 11.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Fishing - great fishing is available on the River Gweebara as well as in nearby Dungloe
  • Glenveagh National Park - Impressive National Park encompassing most of the Derryveagh Mountains
  • Mary From Dungloe Festival - Famous festival, based in Dungloe

Day trip:

  • Derry - Enjoy a day trip to Northern Ireland's second largest city
  • Malin Head - The most northerly headland in Ireland on the Inishowen Peninsula, visit the highest pub in Ireland
  • Slieve League - Take in the stunning views from atop the highest cliffs in Europe
  • Rosses Point - Home to a stretch of safe, sandy beach ideal for a family day out