15 Glashedy View is a lovely, well designed, east facing luxury holiday home situated in the Glashedy View complex, just a short distance, and north of the village of Ballyliffin. The name comes from Glashedy Island, a small, but prominent uninhabited island off shore, in Pollan Bay. It is a well known landmark visible from much of the coastline around the area.
The cottage itself has three bedrooms to sleep up to seven, with main bathroom and one en-suite upstairs and an en-suite bedroom on ground floor. The sunroom and kitchen form one large area on the ground floor. In addition there is a separate living room with open fireplace.
Positioned on an elevated site, all the forward facing windows have scenic views over the Ballyliffin golf course and surroundings. the upstairs windows also have sea views. The property is well maintained with a trimmed lawn, and a tarred drive, patio and parking area.
Conveniently situated, the cottage is a mere 7 minute walk from the lovely two mile curving stretch of Pollan Beach, facing onto Pollan Bay, and the Atlantic. A walk along this beach will reward you with spectacular surrounding views of Glashedy Island, the Inishowen Hills, and a ruin at the far end of the beach known as Carraickabraghy Castle.
A five minute walk in the opposite direction will bring you into the centre of Ballyliffin village. The village has seen rapid growth in recent years, with the development of many houses and holiday homes in the area. Its popularity as a holiday destination is two-fold.
The scenic beauty of the surrounding area is undoubtedly one of the reasons why people choose the area. The other reason is of course the famous Ballyliffin Golf Course, visible from the cottage, with its two links, a new clubhouse, and its unique situation on the Isle of Doagh, surrounded by the hills, the sea, and Trawbreaga Bay.
There are four hotels in the village, each with its own restaurant and bars. Not forgetting the golf club, which also has its own bar and the popular Lynx Restaurant. If you want more tradit ...