This beautiful holiday home is a restored traditional Irish farmhouse in a peaceful countryside setting with magnificent views of the mountains and Loughros Mor Bay from right outside the front door. The area around the farmhouse is renowned for uncrowded sandy beaches, mountain passes, scenic views and historical landmarks It also has a wide range of superb countryside, forest and coastal walks to choose from. The holiday home is a great base for walking, angling, scenic drives and golf.
Ardara is a bustling town situated in the south west corner of County Donegal. The environs of the town is an area rich in history, culture, bounded by stunning landscapes and has an abundance of activities for the holidaymaker. Ardara is a traditional centre for weaving and knitwear production. Its historical importance has been recognised in the granting of Heritage status to the town. The visitor will find a number of excellent restaurants in the locality as well as friendly pubs – several of which feature traditional music sessions.
Ardara hosts numerous festivals and other organised events throughout the year catering for almost every taste. These include a Bluegrass Festival, the Ardara Agriculture Show, the Cup O’Tae Festival, the Donegal Harvest Rally, an International Walking Festival - and weekends for traditional dancing and match-making.
Ardara is a great touring base for you to discover the beautiful South West Donegal region. Within easy driving distance you will find the exceptional ancient tomb of Kilclooney Dolmen and the enchanting Maghera Caves. To the north of Ardara is the charming village of Portnoo. Take some time to yourself as you enjoy a round of golf in the superb Narin and Portnoo Golf Links.
The farmhouse is just 5km away the wonderful Narin Blue Flag beach. It is also within a short distance of Glencolmcille in the heart of the Gaeltacht region – an area is renowned for its culture, tradition and historic settlements.
This beautiful part of Ireland is also an ideal base for hill and coastal walking. Within half an hours dive of the farmhouse you will find
* Errigal - Donegal's highest mountain.
* Slieve League, -- Europe's highest sea cliffs.
* The Bluestack Mountains -- Beautiful unspoilt countryside.
* The Derryveagh Mountains -- Part of the Glenveagh National Park.
* The Bluestack Way -- Ireland's newest Waymarked Walk
* There are also a number of beautiful forest walks in the immediate vicinity of the farmhouse
Other amenities and attractions in the locality include fishing, pitch and putt, surfing, swimming and horse riding.
The location of this beautifully restored farmhouse will enable you to enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside whilst having the convenience of town living – and its many amenities - in close proximity. The holiday home is a great base for walking, angling, scenic drives and golf.