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Sunset Cottage Carrick

Brinlack near Derrybeg, County Donegal (Ref. 1076050)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor king size double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV with Netflix, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Large mature garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 1.1 miles

The property

Derrybeg 2.2 miles.

Resting in the charming village of Brinlack in County Donegal is Sunset Cottage Carrick, a superb cottage boasting fantastic views and unbeatable sunsets from the lovely mature garden.

Ideal for a family or group of friends looking to explore the Irish coast, this dwelling provides a excellent base, or a relaxing retreat.

The area of Gweedore Gaeltacht in west Donegal, provides some of the best views of the Atlantic Ocean, Arranmore Island, Gola and Inishmeain Island, as well as being walking distance from the fabulous Port Arthur beach.

Step into the cottage and happen upon the sitting room, home to a toasty woodburning stove, perfect for warming your toes in the chillier evenings.

Cosy up with your loved ones on the sofa and unwind in front of the TV which also has Netflix to keep you entertained.

From here, make your way into the kitchen where you will find all the necessities for rustling up meals for your group including an electric oven and gas hob.

Gather your group and sit down for dinner at the dining table while you catch up on the day's events.

As night rolls in, retire to the bedrooms to rest your eyes; the cottage hosts a ground-floor king-size double bedroom with an en-suite shower room perfect for a multi-generational break or for those with limited mobility.

Head upstairs where you will find the remaining two double bedrooms, along with a shower room where the group can prepare for the day ahead.

Completing the interior of the property is a handy cloakroom located on the ground floor.

Spend some time outdoors in the garden; hosting dining furniture and a luscious green lawn and mature garden, providing a tranquil space for the whole family.

While staying at the cottage, treat your loved ones to some delicious dinners in the nearby eateries.

Sean Óg Bar & Restaurant is just a scenic drive away and also offers live music in the evenings.

For a more decadent dining experience, try Danny Minnies Country House, a family-run restaurant with a charming décor and locally sourced menu.

Keen golfers will be pleased to discover Gweedore Golf Club resting just a short drive from the cottage, boasting magnificent sea views from a wonderful elevated position.

If you are looking for more of a thrill, Sea Kayaking Donegal offers guided tours by kayak, uncovering the unspoilt and dramatic coastlines of Donegal.

If you prefer to keep your feet on land, there are plenty of hiking routes in the area to discover as well as mountain climbing on Errigal Mountain, Muckish and the surrounding area.

The Gelnveagh National Park is also within easy reach, providing even more walking routes and plenty of cycling routes through varying terrains and impressive landscapes.

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.