Rowan Tree Cottage

Carrick, County Donegal (Ref. 924175)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming, detached holiday home is ideally situated just a stone’s throw from the village of Carrick in County Donegal. This well-presented, homely cottage makes an ideal cosy base for a small family or couples wanting to explore this beautiful area of Ireland. Whip up delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen, or a pack up a picnic to take out for the day to feed the hungry explorers. The sitting room with a dining area is a great social area where the whole group can gather together after a busy day to plan the next day’s activities, warming up on chilly evenings in front of the multi-fuel stove. On sunny days, open the sliding doors out on to the patio and enjoy the remarkable views across the Slieve League. Retire for the night to one of the three comfortable bedrooms to get a good nights sleep ready for the adventures of the next day. Why not hire a bike locally or use the handy bike storage at the property to bring your own and take off for the day exploring this beautiful region, there are routes to suit all abilities and plenty of bike tours available. The whole area is a walker’s paradise, with the Slieve League mountain walks, cliff walking and coastal paths, there’s something for everyone. There is storage at the property for fishing equipment and permits are available to purchase locally, so pick a peaceful spot on one of the lakes and rivers in Donegal and enjoy an afternoon of fishing! A 20-minute drive takes you to the small town of Ardara, where you find tea shops and friendly pubs playing traditional Irish music, and also some independent shops selling handmade local products. A pleasant cottage in an ideal location for exploring the west coast of Ireland.



Ground Floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One single bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area & solid fuel stove


  • Oil central heating with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer in external utility
  • TV with Freeview & DVD
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included in rent
  • Additional fuel for stove can be purchased locally
  • Bed linen & towels included in rent
  • Cot
  • No pets & no smoking


  • External utility with basin & WC
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Storage for bikes & fishing equipment
  • Patio with furniture
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Teelin 2 miles; Killybegs 10 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport – 41.2 miles; 1 hr 16 mins
  • Larne ferry – 140 miles; 3 hrs 21 mins


  • Nearest shop; 5 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 5 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Killybegs, 9.8 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Donegal Castle - Situated in the centre of Donegal Town, with parts of the castle built in the 15th century
  • Blue Stack Mountains - or The Croaghs are the major mountain range in Donegal
  • Slieve League - Ireland's second highest sea cliffs
  • Ardara - Small town with interesting heritage

Day trip:

  • Glenveagh National Park and Castle - This beautiful National Park offers mountains and lakes
  • Bundoran - This coastal town is home to the Bundoran Adventure Park and Waterworld