Sallywood House

Carn near Ballybofey, County Donegal (Ref. 18627)


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

The property

Ballybofey 5 miles. This lovely detached cottage is situated in a rural location five miles from the twin towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar. Well-furnished throughout, this delightful Ballybofey cottage is an ideal base for families and friends who wish to explore County Donegal with its famous attractions of Glenveagh National Park and Malin Head.This cottage near Ballybofey is set mostly over the ground floor and offers a welcoming open plan living area with a cosy open fire, as well as five bedrooms, including one that boasts an en-suite shower room and an additional seating area. Admire the views of the rolling hills whilst enjoying a bite to eat in the extensive lawned gardens or let the children run off some steam, while you relax with a cold drink, plus moorland and woods, which are home to a variety of wildlife surround this Donegal cottage. For guests who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, there are many activities on offer, including walks up the Bluestack Mountains, fishing on the River Finn, horse riding at the nearby equestrian centre and golf at the courses in Ballybofey and Stranorlar. The area also offers shopping in the town of Letterkenny, or you may wish to spend a relaxing time exploring the wonderful Glenveagh National Park. An excellent Ballybofey cottage for your time away in this part of the Emerald Isle.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area (seats 6) & sitting area (seats 5) with open fire
  • Utility
  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One adult bunks
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC & an additional seating area)
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting area
  • Gas oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Fuel & power included April to September inclusive, charged by meter reading with first €20 included from October to March inclusive
  • Starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Cot & highchair
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lawned gardens to front & rear with furniture
  • Shop & pub 4 miles


  • There are kennels available at the property, subject to availability.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Donegal Town 16 miles; Letterkenny 18 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport - 42 miles, 1 hr 15 mins
  • Larne ferry - 96 miles, 2 hrs 10 mins


  • Nearest shop; 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Ballybofey, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Ballybofey - A small town located on the south bank of the River Finn
  • Letterkenny - Donegal's largest town

Day trip:

  • Donegal Castle - Situated in the centre of Donegal Town, with parts of the castle built in the 15th century
  • Glenveagh National Park - A great day out to one of Ireland's National Parks
  • Mount Errigal - Donegal's tallest mountain is ideal for walkers looking for a challenge
  • Malin Head - The most northerly headland in Ireland, on the Inishowen Peninsula