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Realt na Farraige

Derrybeg, County Donegal (Ref. 1074601)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 9 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Michael

    “Deborah was most welcoming.”

    House right on the shore and was perfect for walks, sunsets and friendly locals. Peace and quiet by the bucket full

    House right on the shore and was perfect for walks, sunsets and friendly locals. Peace and quiet by the bucket full

    - Michael, May 2024

    Glad that you all enjoyed your time in Gaoth dobhair Property Owner


  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor family room with king-size and single beds
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor dining room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.8 miles

The property

Boasting awe-inspiring views of County Donegal’s sparkling west coast is this detached waterfront holiday home.

Realt na Farraige sits in an enviable position to the nearby seaside and beaches, making a perfect base for a coastal family to escape to Ireland.

You are welcomed by a generous green lawn which overlook the tranquil waters, leading you into the property which boasts a reverse-level layout, housing three bedrooms on entrance, comprised of a king-size and a twin with their own en-suite shower facilities, and a further family room, ideal for those with limited mobility.

There's also a ground-floor cloakroom here, whilst a sumptuous family bathroom awaits on the first floor, hosting a spacious bath for those evenings soaks, accompanied by a separate walk-in shower.

Continuing to impress is the final king-size bedroom, containing ample storage and pretty décor.

This floor is complete with sociable spaces to gather with your loved ones, including a spacious and well-equipped kitchen for home-cooking, an intimate dining room and a homely sitting room for family film nights, all with varying views of the sensational sea and pier views.

Soak up the peaceful surroundings and head out on a romantic beachside walk right from the property, or find a wealth of handy shops to stock up on essentials in Derrybeg village centre, as well as several pubs and dining options to keep you well fed.

Explore the nearby Magheragallon beach, or discover more seaside options at Machaire Chlochair Beach, the fishing village of Bunbeg, and watersports at Burtonport.

There is the Cricket Ferry Service to the neighboring Islands of Gola and Inismean as these are great days out on our doorstep.

For golf enthusiasts behind the property is the Gaothdobhair Golf Club where you can spend as long as you want even enjoying some time at the club house afterwards.

Must-see local attractions include the New Whiskey Distillery, Leo’s Tavern, the highest mountain in Donegal at Mount Errigal, and the mysterious Poison Glen in Dunlewey.

Embark on a day of adventure during a fantastic day out to the impressive Glenveagh National Park, where you can spend a day roaming around breath-taking views along walking trails, cycling routes, hill hikes, and attractions such as Glenveagh Castle.

Alternatively, visit the lively town of Letterkenny which boasts a wealth of amenities, Donegal County Museum, Tropical World, St Eunan's Cathedral, and the Regional Cultural Centre.

Return to year after year to Realt na Farraige

About the location


Bunbeg 3 miles; Letterkenny 32 miles.

The quaint seaside village of Derrybeg sits on County Donegal’s picturesque west coast. Residing in one of Ireland’s Gaeltacht regions, Derrybeg is renowned for its extensive coastlines and beautiful sandy beaches, and the area is well served by pubs and restaurants, with many hosting traditional music evenings. The majestic Glenveagh National Park is close by and provides the visitor with a variety of outdoor experiences, plus the towns of Letterkenny and Donegal are within easy reach. Derrybeg is the ideal location for your Irish self-catering holiday in this beautiful part of northwest Ireland.