Holly Glen

Ardara, County Donegal (Ref. 915306)


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

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The property

A detached farmhouse-style cottage near the heritage town of Ardara in County Donegal. This superb County Donegal cottage provides flexible quality accommodation for families and groups of friends who wish to spend time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. The accommodation at this outstanding Ardara cottage consists of a stylish kitchen with a sitting area and open fire, where you can prepare home-cooked meals to enjoy in the separate dining room, which opens onto the front patio where you can dine alfresco if you choose, as well as admiring the fantastic views. The accommodation is complete with four spacious bedrooms, two of which have en-suite shower rooms. Outside this splendid Donegal holiday home there is the choice of two furnished patios, one with a barbeque area for you to marvel at the views of the Glen whilst enjoying a refreshing drink and planning your next day’s activities. There is also a small pathway at the back of this cottage, which leads over a stream, up to the top of the hill from where there is a fantastic view. The heritage town of Ardara is just a short drive away from this family-friendly cottage in County Donegal with its many craft shops and pubs. The town is also the centre for the manufacture of Donegal tweeds. From this luxury Ardara cottage there are many places to visit, all with spectacular scenery and beautiful beaches. Visit the highest sea cliffs at Slieve League, Donegal town and the Bluestack Mountains, which is a fabulous area for hill walking. A quality cottage for families and friends at any time of the year. Note: This cottage is 250 yards from Ref. 915305, together they sleep 14.



Ground Floor

  • Kitchen with sitting area (seats 8) & open fire
  • Utility
  • Dining room (seats 7)
  • One double bedroom
  • One family room with 1 double & 1 single
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin & WC
  • Basin & WC

First Floor

  • Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Oil & power charged by coin operated meter
  • Fuel for fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot, highchair & stairgate
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage & bikes available (at own risk) on honesty box basis
  • Two patios with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop & pub in Ardara, 3.3 miles
  • Beach 5 miles


  • Small stream to rear of cottage, depth varies depending on rainfall, so children must be supervised

About the location


Donegal Town 17 miles; Derry Airport 54 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport – 27.5 miles; 56 mins Larne ferry – 126 miles; 3 hrs 2 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ardara, 3.3 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ardara, 3.3 miles
  • Nearest village; Ardara, 3.3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Slieve League - Europe's highest sea cliffs
  • Narin Strand - A lovely long sandy beach with great swimming opportunities
  • Donegal Castle - Situated in the centre of Donegal Town, with parts of the castle built in the 15th century

Day trip:

  • Lissadell House and Gardens - W. B. Yeats was inspired to write much of his poetry here
  • Glenveagh National Park – A wonderful National Park in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains