1 Ard Carraig

Portsalon, County Donegal (Ref. 917354)


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

Set in Portsalon, a small seaside resort in County Donegal is this lovely, detached cottage. Situated in a slightly elevated location, this Donegal cottage benefits from fabulous views of the Ballymastocker Bay, and even boasts a hot tub so that a luxury break is guaranteed. Tastefully decorated, this Portsalon cottage has seaside themes and provides guests with a real contemporary home from home. Set across the ground floor, there is a stylish kitchen where tasty meals can be prepared and then enjoyed in the welcoming sitting room with dining area. There are also three comfy bedrooms, perfect for retiring to at the end of a busy day. As the heart of the cottage, the sitting room in this Donegal cottage is ideal for curling up with a glass of wine and a good book or for sitting with your feet up by the window and taking in the wonderful sea views. Why not open up the French doors on warmer days which lead to the patio area? This area boasts a large dining area which is perfect for dining alfresco and there is also a hot tub, perfect for enjoying at any time of the year! Portsalon is a coastal village and is popular with visitors worldwide. It also benefits from a fantastic golf course for golfing enthusiasts and one of the most spectacular Blue Flag beaches that Ireland has to offer. Lying on the Lough Swilly banks at Ballymastocker Bay, Portsalon is the ideal base for exploring all that the stunning Fanad Peninsula has to offer. Located just a 15 minute walk from your cottage in Portsalon is an off licence, a local shop and a café. There is also a restaurant, small shop and friendly pub, set along the side of the pier, which is a lovely spot for enjoying a refreshing drink and is just a five minute stroll away. For those who want to discover the rugged and remote wilderness of the Glenveagh National Park, this is just a little further afield and you can explore the area on foot or by bike or car. Slieve League, Europe’s highest sea cliffs, are well worth a visit, as is the walled city of Derry. This is a wonderful Portsalon cottage and will provide a superb base for a break in the beautiful Emerald Isle.



Ground floor

  • One king-size double bedroom with basin
  • Two double bedrooms (one with basin)
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area & gas stove


  • Gas central heating with gas stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ & hot tub
  • Shop & cafe 1 mile
  • Pub, restaurant & beach 5 mins walk


  • Front door & patio from French doors accessed via one step

About the location


Milford 9 miles; Carrigart 11 miles.

Driving times:

  • Donegal Airport – 44.4 miles; 1 hr 15 mins
  • Larne ferry - 115 miles; 2 hrs 44 mins


  • Nearest shop; 1 mile
  • Nearest pub; 5 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Milford, 10 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Letterkenny - This is Donegal's largest town offering pubs, restaurants, a cathedral, a museum and festivals
  • Dungloe - Explore this delightful town and have a bite to eat in one of the many pubs and restaurants

Day trip:

  • Malin Head - On the Inishowen Peninsula, this is considered the most northerly headland of Ireland
  • Arranmore Island - Explore this island and see the cliffs and lighthouse