Ocean View

Gortnasillagh near Glenties, County Donegal (Ref. 914798)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

This superb detached cottage is situated in an elevated position overlooking Gweebarra Bay in Gortnasillagh, four miles from Glenties in County Donegal. This Donegal cottage has been tastefully furnished to make the most of this coastal location, boasting glorious views from most rooms and offering contemporary accommodation for families and friends alike. This Glenties cottage offers three welcoming bedrooms, including two ground floor double rooms, one with the added bonus of an en-suite shower room, and there’s also a first floor family room. The spacious kitchen with dining area in this Donegal cottage is a great space to enjoy cooking and entertaining, and relax in the sitting room, while you watch a film or simply discuss what a lovely day you’ve had on the Emerald Isle. Make sure you spend time in the first floor sitting room where you can venture out onto the balcony and sit and watch the sun set below the bay with a glass of your favourite wine. Make the most of those warm summer evenings by opening the sliding doors onto a decked area and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining, and to the rear of this cottage near Glenties there is a lawned garden, which is a fantastic space for children to play in as there’s use of a slide and climbing frame. Located next to mountains on three sides and the sea on the other, Glenties provides some of Donegal’s most striking scenery, offering superb walking trails and fishing opportunities, as well as a selection of friendly pubs. Why not venture further afield from this Donegal cottage and spend a day at Narin beach, a Blue Flag stretch of golden sand where you can enjoy swimming or walking along the shore, and a warm and friendly welcome awaits golfers at the Narin and Portnoo Golf Clubs. This delightful Glenties cottage is an ideal base for discovering all the magic that County Donegal has to offer.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with electric fire

First floor

  • One family bedroom with 2 doubles
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • First floor sitting room (seats 4) with sliding doors to balcony with seating


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot, highchair & stairgate
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Front decked area with furniture
  • Rear lawned garden with children’s play area
  • Shop, pub & beach 4 miles

About the location


Donegal Town 17 miles; Letterkenny 27 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport – 21 miles; 40 mins
  • Larne ferry – 125 miles; 3 hrs


  • Nearest shop; Glenties, 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; Glenties, 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Glenties, 4 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Glenties - A lovely town offering shops and pubs
  • Donegal Castle - Situated in the centre of Donegal Town, with parts of the castle built in the 15th century
  • Mary From Dungloe Festival – A famous festival based in Dungloe

Day trip:

  • Glenveagh National Park – A wonderful great day can be had in one of Ireland's National Parks
  • Derry – Why not spend the day visiting Northern Ireland?