The Cromlech Cottage

Narin, County Donegal (Ref. 919578)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

The property

This lovely detached cottage is situated one mile from the village of Narin in County Donegal.

Your charming holiday home provides comfortable accommodation for families in what is one of Donegal’s most scenic regions.

Inside this delightful, single-storey cottage is a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, as well as a welcoming sitting room, which has a cosy woodburning stove, so after a busy day exploring this wonderful part of Emerald Isle, return and relax in front of stove with a warm drink.

Completing the accommodation are two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one family room with a double and single bed, and there’s also a separate shower room available.

To the rear of the cottage, about five hundred meters away, is the Kilclooney Dolmen, which lies on the owners’ land and dates back to around 4500 years.

This historic burial monument is one of Ireland’s most well-known Dolmens, plus just across the road is the Dolmen Centre, where you can learn all about times gone by, and how our ancestors came to build these iconic structures that decorate the landscape today.

Within easy reach is the seaside resort of Narin, where you will find a shop and pub, along with a Blue Flag beach.

A golf course is situated next to the beach, and a few miles away is the heritage town of Ardara, which is home to a number of shops, pubs and craft shops.

A charming and comfortable holiday home that’s an ideal base for great a Donegal holiday.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single bed
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 4)
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer in shed, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and beach 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is a 4500-year old Dolmen located in the owners’ field about 500m from the rear of the cottage, and tourists can access this field via a small path that leads by the house.

About the location


Portnoo 1 miles; Ardara 6 miles; Glenties 7 miles; Dungloe 16 miles; Donegal 23 miles.

The small village of Narin lies in Gweebarra Bay, on the west coast of County Donegal. With rolling bog land, rocky shores and low hills, the Donegal landscape in Narin is beautiful for long walks and country pursuits. Narin Strand is a lovely long Blue Flag sandy beach with great swimming opportunities as well as boating and watersports. From the beach you can see Inishkeel Island out in the bay, which at low tide, can be reached by foot. The Narin-Portnoo Golf Club, with its sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18 hole links courses in Ireland. Close by, and well worth a visit are the villages of Ardara, with an interesting heritage, and Dungloe, home to the famous 'Mary from Dungloe' Festival, while Donegal Town is just a little further.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas

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