Crannog Cottage

Loughros Point near Ardara, County Donegal (Ref. 913270)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

This charming, detached, ground floor cottage is located just three miles from the bustling town of Ardara on the coastal road leading down to the beautiful Loughros Point. This traditional, homely cottage near Ardara is the perfect base for groups of friends and families exploring County Donegal and uncovering the wonders of the west of the Emerald Isle. This cottage near Ardara is set solely over the ground floor with one double bedroom and one family room featuring a further double, and a single bed. Prepare delicious family meals in the well-equipped kitchen and gather around the dining table to plan tomorrow’s adventures! After a day spent exploring this wonderful area, retire to the cosy sitting room and curl up by the open fire, perfect for banishing the cold on chilly winter evenings, and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate as you reminisce about the day’s escapades. Unwind with a good book from the selection provided in this comfortable cottage near Ardara, enjoy a glass of wine, and gaze across the breathtaking views of Loughross Bay. On warm summer afternoons, venture into the glorious garden which boasts lovely sea and mountain views, where you can relax in the sunshine with a spot of lunch around the table outside. A short walk from the cottage takes you to a sandy beach where you can take a stroll along the shoreline, breathe in the fresh, salty sea air, and dip your toes in the Atlantic. Ardara itself is a popular, lively town boasting an abundance of welcoming, local pubs, interesting shops waiting to be discovered, and delicious restaurants and cafés. Immerse yourself in Irish culture with your holiday to County Donegal, with so many fun-filled family days out to be had. Visit Maghera and explore the enchanting caves and waterfalls there, or spend a day playing in the sand and the surf at the Blue Flag beach in Narin. Await low tide and adventure across the tidal sand bank to Inishkeel Island, or pull on your walking boots and discover the Glenveagh National Park, with perfect picnic spots at every turn. This wonderful cottage near Ardara is the perfect base for a family holiday exploring all that County Donegal as to offer, all year round!



Ground Floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One family room with one double and one single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire
  • Second sitting room


  • Electric central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Fridge (no ice box)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview
  • Selection of books
  • Electricity charged via meter reading. Starter pack for fire included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Front & rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub in Ardara, 2.5 miles
  • Beach 10 mins walk

About the location


Donegal Town 17 miles; Derry Airport 54 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport; 28 miles, 55 mins
  • Dublin ferry; 168 miles, 3 hrs 31 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ardara, 2.5 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ardara, 2.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Ardara, 3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Maghera – Explore the beautiful caves and waterfalls of this wonderful town
  • Inishkeel Island – Stroll across to this charming island at low tide from Gweebarra Bay
  • Donegal Town – Peruse the town’s many shops and marvel at its castle, parts of which were built in the 15th century

Day trip:

  • Glenveagh National Park – Pull on your walking boots, pack a picnic, and explore this beautiful national park
  • Letterkenny – Home to a wonderful selection of pubs, restaurants, and a museum, and hosting many a festival, come and visit Donegal’s largest town!