Cronkeerin Thatched Cottage

Cronkeerin near Ardara, County Donegal (Ref. 22250)


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

The property

Just two miles outside of Ardara, County Donegal, you'll find this enchanting, thatched holiday cottage. If you're looking for a cottage with character, this Ardara cottage is the one for you. Over 300 years old and boasting many original features throughout, this Ardara cottage offers perfect accommodation for those looking for a taste of traditional Ireland. Situated all on one floor, the cottage features two comfortable bedrooms, one double and one family, as well as an open plan living area. On cool evenings you can curl up in front of the woodburner in the sitting area, and on warm summer mornings the comfortable outside bench is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee in the Donegal sunshine. No matter the season, this Ardara cottage is a delightful place to spend a holiday. The charming town of Ardara offers much for the holidaymaker, with traditional music being played at local pubs throughout the summer months, an annual walking festival and lively social scene all year round. Here you can expect traditional Irish hospitality at its finest. Ardara itself is a designated Heritage Town and is well known as the centre for the manufacture of Donegal homespun tweed, so make sure you leave some space in your suitcase for a few souvenirs. Take a drive along the coast from your Ardara cottage and explore the highest cliff faces in Europe via the Glengesh Pass. Looking for something a little more sedate? Head for Glenveagh Castle and Gardens located within Glenveagh National Park. With so much to see and do within easy reach of this Ardara cottage, you'll find yourself yearning to return year after year.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One family bedroom with one double & one single
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with woodburner


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview & DVD
  • CD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel & starter pack for woodburner included
  • Electricity charged by €2 coin meter
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot on request
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front garden bench, storage shed & BBQ
  • Shop & pub 2 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Donegal Town 17 miles; Derry Airport 54 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport - 28 miles; 53 mins
  • Larne ferry - 129 miles; 2 hrs 54 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ardara, 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ardara, 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Ardara, 2 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Fishing - great fishing is available on Lough Corrib and Lough Mask, as well as in Dungloe
  • Slieve League - Europe's highest sea cliffs

Day trip:

  • Glenveagh National Park - A great day out to one of Ireland's National Parks
  • County Sligo - Home of William Butler Yeats
  • Arranmore Island - See the cliffs and famous lighthouse