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Fig Cottage

Dunfanaghy (Ref. 1087963)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: There is one step between the utility and the double bedroom, please take care

The property

Idyllically positioned in a secluded setting on the outskirts of Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, rests this charming stone-built holiday home, Fig Cottage.

Situated on the grounds of the owner’s home and within easy reach of the glorious coastline, this quaint single-storey cottage is a magnificent base for both family and friends seeking a rural retreat to Ireland.

Park up on the spacious gravelled driveway before unloading your belongings and stepping through the vibrant doorway, adorned with delightful fig trees in homage to the properties name, and begin your staycation.

Be charmed by the open-plan living space, beautifully-appointed with a light and airy décor, offering a homely spot to unwind following a day full of adventure.

Kick off your shoes and settle down to enjoy a moment of peace in front of the open fire as it crackles nearby before stepping through to the well-equipped kitchen to rustle up some tasty treats.

Uncork a bottle of wine and gather your loved ones together at the dining table and after dinner, utilise the space to play a game of cards or a traditional board game.

As the evening draws to a close, make use of the handy washing machine to freshen up your holiday attire before preparing for bed with a refreshing rinse in the sleek shower room.

When sleep calls, you're spoilt for choice between two well-presented bedrooms, with a sumptuous double and a snug twin room with zip/link, ideal for providing flexible sleeping arrangements for children or friends.

A short car journey from your doorstep will bring you into the heart of Dunfanaghy, where you'll find a fantastic selection of local amenities, including a handful of pubs and restaurants, an elegant cocktail and wine bar, perfect for a well-deserved pit stop, and if you time it right, you might even catch a spot of live music at The Oyster Bar.

Pack up your bucket and spade and spend a fun-filled day basking in the sun and sand at Marbelhill Beach, or if you'd prefer to stay on land, explore the sights of Ardes Forest Park, or test your swing with a game at Dunfanaghy Golf Club.

The beautiful sands of Killahoey Beach are just a short distance away, where you can paddle the shores of the tranquil waters, try your hand a paddleboarding or kayaking, or for a more leisurely experience, soak up the sunshine with a stroll along the pier.

Lace up your walking boots and venture further inland to Glenveagh National Park, where its ancient woodland, rugged mountains and open waters provide a plethora of walking, cycling and hiking routes; follow the trail alongside Lough Beagh to discover Glenveagh Castle, nestled within the native oak.

For a coastal retreat that you'll remember for years to come, choose Fig Cottage.

About the location


Ballyboe 4.7 miles; Creeslough 6 miles.

Idyllically positioned on the north coast of County Donegal, resting on the western side of Sheephaven Bay, is the pint-sized town of Dunfanaghy. A former fishing port, the town now plays home to a fantastic selection of amenities for its visitors, including boutique stores, a well-stocked convenience store, and a variety of eateries, including quaint cafes, traditional pubs and an elegant wine bar. With the glorious golden sands of Killahoey Beach resting on your doorstep, Dunfanaghy is the perfect base for a relaxing coastal retreat. There's plenty to see and do to keep you entertained, with the fascinating displays of local history showcased at The Workhouse and the magnificent landscape of Lurgabrack Nature Reserve offering the perfect setting for a scenic stroll. Within easy reach is the historical landmark of Doe Castle, dating back to the early 15th-century, and the beautiful sands that stretch for miles across the coastline of this picture-perfect area of Ireland.