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IrelandDonegalMovilleCoastguard Station Moville, Donegal

€450 / week

Coastguard Station Moville, Donegal

3 beds Cottage Refreshed on Aug 22, 2019
#2 of 12 Properties Viewed in Moville
Donegal Holiday Cottages
Donegal Holiday Cottages
Tel: 0044 287 135 6080
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This unique holiday rental is located in Ireland's only listed Coastguard Station and as well as enjoying the unique charms of this historic building you can enjoy panoramic views over Lough Foyle and the little fishing harbour at Moville. With the village centre a 5 min walk away, the car ferry port at Greencastle and proximity to the city of Derry, this characterful holiday home is ideally placed as a touring base for the entire region, including the Wild Atlantic Way. It is also an excellect base for Artists and photographers seeking a great experience. The Coastguard Station The Coastguard Station is a unique historic listed building of the 19th century situated opposite the fishing pier of Moville Town harbour with its small fleet of fishing boats and boats moored offshore. It enjoys panoramic views over Lough Foyle and looks across to Benevinagh Mountain and the Derry and Antrim coastline.   The Coastguard Station housed the coastguards of yesteryear and their families and provides an insight into life in the area over 100 years ago. The front of the building boasts a beautiful communal lawned area, while the house is accessed at the rear along a communal walkway/ driveway. Fully Modernised The house has been fully modernised in the past 10 years to facilitate modern living, while at the same time retaining the old cast iron fireplaces in the sitting room and the three bedrooms, ( One double bed room - Master, One 4' bed ( large single/ small double) and One twin bedroom with two single beds.  Also included is a new fully modern kitchen and bathroom to complete the building.  A short stroll (500m) takes you into the shops, pubs and wonderful restaurants of Moville Town. Local Activities Shopping in Derry (20 min drive) Millennium Theatre Derry Summer festivals e.g. Vintage Car Rally Sea Angling Hill Walking Golf at Greencastle and Ballyliffin Beautiful Beaches  e.g. Moville Shore Walk coves, Kinnego Beach, Culdaff  Beach and Five Finger strand The Cairn Visitors Centre Doagh Island Famine Village Dunree Fort