DescriptionThis cottage has been tastefully refurbished to a high standard to suit your every need and comfort. Situated in the tranquil countryside just off the N56 and only 15 mins from Letterkenny, the cottage is located on 12 acres with direct access to surrounding hills and beautiful scenic walking areas - from Barnes through to the picturesque Lough Salt on quiet country roads with unparalleled views. This is the ideal base to discover the many hidden delights of County Donegal.
Located among the unspoilt highlands of Donegal this lovely cottage makes the ideal touring base for your family holiday - the fabulous beaches at Carrigart, Downings, Portnablagh, Dunfanaghy, Portsalon and Rathmullan are all within 30 mins drive time. Boats can be chartered at most of these villages and the area has some of the finest golf links in the country. Letterkenny, Donegal's largest town, with its shops, cinema, theatre and public swimming pool, is just a 15 min drive away
Glenveagh National Park
Here within a late 19th century setting in a rugged and remote mountain valley, Henry McIlhenny from Philadelphia created one of the most celebrated gardens in Ireland. Woodland gardens and pleasure grounds, an Italian terrace with antique sculpture and terracotta pots, are all skilfully interwoven against the wild and beautiful Donegal landscape.
The cottage is only a 5min drive from the park entrance!
The Glebe House and Gallery
Located at Churchill, Letterkenny, the Glebe House is a Regency house set in woodland gardens beside Lake Gartan. The Glebe is decorated with William Morris wallpapers and textiles and has Islamic and Japanese art. The Derek Hill permanent collection includes 300 works by leading 20th century artists, including Picasso and Kokosha, as well as Irish and Italian artists.
Colmcille Heritage Centre
Located at Gartan, Churchill, Letterkenny, this centre houses a unique interpretative exhibition featuring the life and times of Saint Colmcille (Columba) - Patriarch of the Irish monastic system and founder of the Scottish Church. The exhibition is housed in a beautiful stone building on the shores of Lough Gartan, within the Derryveagh mountain range