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Moville, County Donegal (Ref. 1056702)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 6 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Michele

    “Beautiful. We had a lovely week and the dogs had a ball.”

    Thank you for having us.

    Thank you for having us.

    - Michele, May 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • Five bedrooms: 3 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • No hen, stag or similar parties
  • Please Note: Electric vehicle charging is not permitted at this property, for any EV charging requests please enquire

The property

Situated in the charming town of Moville is Gatehouse, a ground-floor cottage, enveloped by green fields and countryside views of County Donegal.

This large property is ideal for a big family trip to the Irish coast, with each room boasting their very own en-suite shower room.

Gatehouse sits alone amongst lush green grass, delighting in a lovely light exterior and tranquil ambience on a residential road.

Rest your feet in the gorgeous sitting room, getting your pyjamas on after a long day of exploring and switching on your favourite film to watch with your loved ones.

Further along the house is a spacious open-plan living space, rustle up a mighty family meal in the kitchen, equipped with everything you'll need for a self-catered stay, spend quality time around the family dining table, where there's a seat for everyone to tuck into many delicious home-cooked dinners.

There's even a sofa and TV in this room, so you can watch TV whilst cooking away in the kitchen, whilst resting behind is a convenient utility room, fitted with a handy washing machine and tumble dryer!

Take your pick between five incredibly stylish bedrooms, three doubles and two twins, all with their very own luxury en-suite shower room, making sure there's absolutely no queues for the shower in the morning!

If you're needing a moment to unwind, there's even a delightful bathroom where you can fill up the tub with hot water, light a candle, and pour yourself a well-deserved glass of wine.

The outdoor lawn space is perfect for your furry friends to run free, play, and explore the modest grounds.

A stroll away from the cottage takes you over to Moville town centre, boasting an impressive selection of restaurants and local pubs to dine out and enjoy a traditional pint of Guinness, as well as handy shops to pick up your essentials.

Don't forget all of the watersports opportunities nearby as well, from sailing to white water rafting, there's fun for all the family, there's also horse riding at the nearby Cooley Equestrian Centre for horse lovers.

The Cooley Cross and Skull House are a must-see destination when visiting this corner of Ireland, close to picturesque shore walks and close to a range of beaches.

Make sure to journey over to the renowned fishing port of Greencastle and book a table at the award-winning Kealy’s Seafood Bar, sampling their tasty locally-sourced seafood, take the scenic Lough Foyle Ferry boat, where you can experience both the Causeway Coastal Route and Wild Atlantic Way over to Magilligan Point.

Further afield, you can visit Derry/Londonderry, a bustling city with heaps of culture such as a cathedral, Guildhall, and museum, as well as vibrant city life at local bars, live music venues, and unique art exhibits around Free Derry Corner.

Bring the whole family along for a wonderful experience at Gatehouse!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Greencastle 2.4 miles; Derry 20 miles.

This charming coastal town is the first on the Wild Atlantic Way and is set on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. There are beautiful views out across shores of Lough Foyle to Norther Ireland which can be enjoyed from the village green which offers walking trails along the coast, a playground and bandstands in the Victorian style. Moville has many sailing events throughout the year and you can always have a go at one of the many watersports on offer, including kayaking and canoeing. Visit the Cooley Cross and Skull House to see the town’s history and two miles from here is the Cooley Equestrian Centre where horseriding lessons are available. Greencastle is great for fishing, while Greencastle Golf Club is just 1 mile away and offers 18 holes surrounded by beautiful scenery. Dine out in style in Greencastle, at the award-winning Kealy’s Seafood Bar and enjoy a pint in one of the local pubs. There are lots of areas around Lough Foyle to explore, and there’s even the famous lighthouse at Inishowen Head to enjoy.

Please Note: Electric vehicle charging is not permitted at this property, for any EV charging requests please enquire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas