DescriptionBayview House is so named as it has a view looking west towards Trawbreaga Bay where the ten arched road bridge crosses over it into Malin Town. It is a fairly large traditional 'farm' house with five bedrooms to sleep up to twelve.
Bayview house has a new purpose built shed which is ideal for holding fishing gear,deep sea diving equipment etc.This shed has a football table also table and chairs where the kids can have fun outdoors.
There are two reception rooms, a fitted kitchen, a main bathroom and two shower rooms; with one of them being an en-suite. Outside; the established garden has a gravelled parking area, and a cement paved patio area.
Situated just off the R243 road between Malin and Culdaff, and near the banks of the Ballyboe River before it flows under the bridge into Trawbreaga Bay. The village green in Malin is only a ten minute walk away, or just under 1km.
Malin is a quaint little village surrounding a triangular, tree bordered village green. It has a fine hotel, with its own restaurant and two bars. There are two other pubs, a diner, two shops, beauty salon, and various other small services conducting business in the village. The village has twice received the coveted accolade of Irelands Tidiest Town.
The nearest sandy beaches are at Culdaff to the east, or the Five finger Strand and Lagg Beach to the west. Either way is an approximate seven minute drive.
There is an equestrian centres in the vicinity, so if you fancy an early morning gallop on the beach, or a leisurely trek in the hills, you can choose between the Malin Stables, just over the bridge towards Carndonagh.
The golf enthusiast will also be pleased to know that the famous Ballyliffin Golf club; with its two links courses is only a fifteen minute drive away. There are a few other golf courses in Inishowen, at Greencastle, Redcastle and Buncrana.
Near the Ballyliffin Golf course, on the Isle of Doagh, a visit to the "Famine Village" is recommended. It is an outdoor museum with displays and models depicting Ireland as it was in the 19th century, particularly during the great famine, which lost much of the population at the time.
Also on Doagh Island, one can view the ruins of Carraickabraghy Castle, perched on a rock overlooking the mouth of Trawbreaga Bay where it flows into the Atlantic. Nearby, a blowhole called the "Hissing Rock" ejects a plume of water high into the air at regular intervals when the tide is high.
You cannot stay in Malin without visiting Malin Head, which is a fifteen minute drive north west. People often confuse the two places because of the name similarity. Malin Head is Irelands most northerly point, and is marked by an old lookout tower on top of a hill known as Banba's Crown. From here, there are spectacular views looking south over Pollan Bay towards the Inishowen Hills.
On a clear day, the outer islands of the Scottish Hebrides become visible to the east, especially Islay and Jura. To the west one can make out Tory island; - and Inishtrahull Sound, with its lighthouse, lies just to the north