Carnowen Cottage

Convoy, County Donegal (Ref. 1038278)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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The property

Convoy 3.3 miles.

Offering a welcoming base from which to discover the natural beauty of County Donegal, this charming cottage is ideally placed for a retreat with family or friends on a countryside escape.

Step inside to be met by an array of traditional delights, with a shabby-chic theme throughout, this cottage is a true delight to return to after a day of countryside exploring.

The kitchen/diner is sure to the social hub of your holiday, with a table at its centre, here everyone can gather to enjoy a board game while the dinner simmers on the electric hob alongside the range of other wonderful appliances in the room including an electric oven, microwave, fridge and freezer, all sure to make your holiday a breeze.

Move through into the sitting room and settle down besides the multi-fuel stove in one of the armchairs perched amongst the feature stone wall in the room, adding character and charm to the property.

Also on the ground floor is the spacious bathroom, home to an impressive freestanding bath and shower over, this rustic-style room allows you to choose from a relaxing soak or a rejuvenating shower to start your day.

Attached to the bathroom is a king-size bedroom providing Jack-and-Jill access, perfect for those less able, this room also boasts a feature stone wall and a pleasant space to catch up on your rest, whereas up on the first floor you can find the two double bedrooms, offering equally as homely settings for you to snuggle down with a loved one.

Outside, the large garden provides a true haven for your canine companions to play freely, with a patio, lawn and decking area equipped with furniture and a barbecue, and encompassed by countryside lands, there's no better spot to spend your summer evenings.

The local area is perfect for exploring by foot, bike or car for scenery and nature like no other, or choose to venture further afield into Convoy or Castlefin for a wide selection of shops for collecting any last-minute amenities, along with pubs, restaurants and bars for a rewarding treat.

The town of Donegal can be found nearby too, with an even wider range of eateries to indulge in, alongside a beautiful castle, the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, its Franciscan Abbey and much more to explore, perfect for the history seeker.

Perfectly positioned for a countryside escape, Carnowen Cottage is a true delight of a base for you and your loved ones at any time of year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with Jack-and-Jill access to ground-floor bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over, basin and WC, and 2 x double
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with multi fuel stove
  • Oil central heating and multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi and a selection of games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with patio, lawn and decking areas with furniture and barbecue
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.2 miles, pub 2.1 miles
  • Note: Currently, only Netflix is available to view on the television

About the location


Stranorlar 6 miles; Ballybofey 7 miles; Letterkenny 9 miles.

The small rural village of Convoy in County Donegal is surrounded by countryside and offers a pub and church. The twin towns of Stranorlar and Ballybofey are separated by the River Finn, which is excellent for fishing. Stranorlar, smaller of the two towns has a church and nearby is the Lough Allen bird sanctuary and Drumboe Woods, which has good walking routes. To celebrate the fact that both towns are twinned, an annual festival takes place in Ballybofey. Within driving distance is Letterkenny, the largest town in Donegal and boasts pubs, restaurants, a cathedral, museum and festivals. Other places to visit in the area are the stunning Glenveigh National Park and Donegal Town. Convoy is an ideal base for exploring all that County Donegal has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas