Malin, County Donegal (Ref. 968726)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This beautiful holiday home next to the owner's sits just outside of the picturesque town of Malin, County Donegal, on the edge of the beautiful Trawbreaga Bay. Malin houses the second largest stone bridge in Ireland with ten arches spanning the luscious bay, it is a rather sporty town, holding an annual 5k run as well as a Raft Race. Malin is appreciated for its culture and history, surrounding a quaint village green and also features homely shops and pubs with pony trekking which is available nearby. With magnificent views and stunning sunsets. Invite family or friends along to appreciate this cottage in its entirety, from the calming waters to the one-of-a-kind hillside views in the distance. If you can steer yourself away from the scenery, step into the fabulous interior, where you can make yourselves right at home in the sitting room, with a choice of arm chairs gathered by a lit fire and a cosy window seat, perfect for relaxing and taking in the bay-views with a good book. There is a kitchen/diner layered with wooden units, your own little place to come together for breakfast or dinner after the sun goes down or before it comes up. Continue through to the bedrooms which will provide a welcome break after exploring the local area and beyond. The neutral bedding, soft furnishings are surrounded by a calming interior. A contemporary shower room completes Bayview, adorned with light coloured tiles, and uplifted by modernised fittings. Malin village is also home to a couple of shops and two bars, making this town perfect for a leisurely afternoon. Edgewater is situated perfectly as it is minutes away from Culdaff which houses a Blue Flag Beach as well as a famous traditional music venue, McGrory's. Ballyliffen Golf Course, one of the best in Ireland which hosted the 2018 Irish Open. The village also hosts an award winning chowder restaurant named Nancy's Barn. Also in the vicinity is Doagh Famine Village which is well worth a visit. The cottage is in a precious part of Ireland within easy reach of Derry airport just 45 mins away, the beautiful walled city of Derry is just 30 minutes away. Carndonagh, a pleasant market town that contains many shops, bars and restaurants. Malin head is 12 miles away which is the most northerly point in Ireland with an award-winning fish restaurant called Seaview.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with fire.


Central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher. TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Off-road parking. Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets, no smoking. Shop and pub 15 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Carndonagh 4 miles; Malin Head 6 miles; Ballyliffin 8 miles;

A picturesque town sitting on the beautiful Trawbreaga Bay, Malin is a small yet delightful place filled with an abundance of history and culture. It is home to a shop, bar, restaurant and splendid Tea Room, making this town perfect for any time of day. Malin has been present in many of the 'Tidy Town' competitions, winning twice and coming third once. It is home to the second largest stone bridge in Ireland with its ten arches spanning the luscious bay. It is a rather sporty town as it holds an annual 5k run as well as a Raft Race which helps fundraise for the RNLI. Malin is surrounded by culture and history, with Doagh Famine Village just 9 miles away, it gives people a real insight into what it was like living in Ireland from the 1800s right up until today. Ballylaffin golf club sits just 7.6 miles away, an 18 -hole course designed by 6-time major winner Nick Faldo.