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Ardagh Cottage

Ballyliffin, County Donegal (Ref. 1152918)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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


  • Five bedrooms: 2 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request), 1 x triple
  • Kitchen/diner with TV
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Ground floor bathroom with walk in electric shower, bath, WC and basin
  • First floor shower room with electric shower, WC and basin.
  • Gas central heating with fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, air fryer, coffee machine
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Private driveway parking for 3 cars
  • Shared garden with patio, table and chairs
  • Note: There is a good housekeeping bond of 500 Euro
  • Note: There is an annex located within the same grounds which is also a holiday let, the garden and parking areas are shared
  • Note: There is a minimum stay of 2 nights

The property

Ardagh Cottage is a charming coastal retreat nestled in the picturesque village of Ballylickey, County Cork.

Just 10-15 minutes from the renowned Ballyiffin Golf Course a perfect base for all your golfing adventures.

With off-road parking for three cars and welcoming two well-behaved dogs, this delightful home is perfect for families or groups of friends seeking a golfing holiday and serene seaside escape.

Upon entering the property, you will be greeted by a spacious kitchen/diner, fully-equipped to cater to all your culinary needs throughout your stay.

Adjacent to this, you will find a handy utility room housing a fridge/freezer, washing machine, and tumble dryer, ensuring you have all the amenities you need for a pleasant stay. Continue through to the inviting sitting room, where you can unwind on the plush sofas in front of the TV, with the open fire providing a warm ambiance during those cooler evenings. When it's time to retire for the evening, choose from one of the five beautifully presented bedrooms.

Two super-king-size rooms, which can be made into twins on request, offer flexibility for your sleeping arrangements, while a further king-size room boasts its own TV for those lazy mornings in bed.

A twin room, which can also be converted into a super-king-size on request, and a triple room complete the sleeping quarters, ensuring there is ample space for everyone in your party. Outside, the non-enclosed front garden offers a tranquil space to relax and unwind, with a lawn and patio area complete with sun loungers and furniture.

Here, you can enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink, while soaking up the peaceful surroundings of Ballylickey. If you can pry yourself away from the comforts of Ardagh Cottage, adventure awaits right at your doorstep.

Start with a visit to the historical Bantry House, a meticulously preserved Georgian mansion with an eclectic collection of art and period furniture.

Continue your journey to Shanvallybeg Beach to feel the sand beneath your toes and enjoy a leisurely stroll by the calming waves.

For a dining experience to remember, visit the local favourite, The Snug, renowned for its delightful seafood dishes.

Snave Pier, one of Ballylickey's hidden gems, is not to be missed, perfect for a quiet fishing trip or simply soaking in the scenic view.

Journey back in time at the mystical Breeny More Stone Circle, a portal to the past that stands as a silent guardian of ancient folklore.

Fulfil your gastronomic desires at Manning’s Emporium—a foodie's heaven offering locally sourced, artisan products.

Explore the beauty of Garinish Island (Oileán Garinish), boasting Mediterranean gardens and historical attractions spread over 37 acres.

Experience the unique blend of art and nature at The Ewe Experience, an enchanting eco-friendly attraction, and finally lose yourself in the tranquil trails of Pooleen Wood.

From cultural exploration to thrilling coastal adventure, Ardagh Cottage is your perfect base in Ballylickey.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €500.

About the location


Carndonagh 5.5 miles; Buncrana 14 miles; Letterkenny 39 miles.

Situated just over 20 miles from Galway city, the small village of Rossaveel has a shop, pub, a restaurant open during the summer, a school and church, along with a port with regular sailings to the Aran Islands. Four miles away is Aer Arann, which is a small airport with daily flights to the Aran Islands, and in the townland of Ballinahown is the home to the headquarters for TG4, Ireland's Irish speaking TV channel. There's plenty of attractions in the area, including Spiddal village, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, Pearse’s Cottage Rosmuc, Galway Bay and the Aran islands. Home to unspoilt landscapes, traditional cottages, stunning seascapes and raw Irish charm, this part of the Emerald Isle is the perfect choice for an Irish escape.

Note: There is a good housekeeping bond of 500 Euro
Note: There is an annex located within the same grounds which is also a holiday let, the garden and parking areas are shared.
Note: There is a pull out dining table and chairs to add extra seating in the dining area.
Note: There is a minimum stay of 2 nights

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas