Drum Ard is a modern 4 bedroom holiday home located in the picturesque coastal town of Malin in the northern part of the ruggedly beautiful Inishowen Peninsula. From the front door it is a short stroll to the beautiful village green in the centre of Malin.
Within easy driving distance of the holiday home are a number of top tourist amenities including the internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club, the Famine Village on Doagh Island and a number of superb beaches including Five Finger Strand, Pollan Strand and Culdaff Beach. Malin Head - a Signature Point on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way - is just 13 km away.
Comfortable Accommodation for 8 People
The holiday home is located in a small attractive development that has a large common lawn - a safe playground for children. There is a comfortably furnished living room with open fireplace. For home entertainment there is a tv with freeview digibox, dvd player, playstation 2 with games and a selection of board games. Double doors lead to a well equipped kitchen with dining area. There are 4 double bedroom - one of which is ensuite. A family bathroom features a bath and separate shower. There is an enclosed rear lawn.
(Note - The holiday home has a no smoking, no pets and no fake tan policy)
Malin Town itself is located on the shores of Trawbrega Bay which is a designated Special Protection Area and Wildfowl Sanctuary. Malin has a number of pubs, shops and a hotel. It also has an AIRE approved equestrian centre. 5 Km north of Malin is the wonderful Five Finger Strand which is bordered by the largest sand dunes in Europe at Lagg. This magnificent sandy beach looks out to the landmark Glashedy Rock and onwards to the Atlantic Ocean.
Located along the Wild Atlantic Way
The northern part of the Inishowen Peninsula ends in Malin Head. The coastline around Malin Head is dotted with hidden coves, rocky headlands and outcrops which are home to a large variety of seabirds. This ruggedly beautiful part of Inishowen has also managed to retained a good number of traditional thatched cottages which adds to the attractiveness of the landscape. Irelands most Northerly point is Banbas Crown at Malin Head. You can take in the wonderful coastal views here while enjoying a coffee from Caffe Banba - Irelands most northernly cafe.
Local Attractions and Amenities
* Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on the Inishowen Peninsula – In addition to Five Finger strand there are fine beaches at Culdaff, Ballyliffin, Clonmany and on the Isle of Doagh.
* Enjoy walking on the many quiet country roads in the Malin area, particularily those that hug the coastline.
* Play golf on the internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club - 13 km from the holiday home.
* Go pony trekking from a number of Equestrian Centres in and around Malin Town
* Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree.
* Go sea angling from Culdaff - the Inishowen Boating Company operates 2 purpose built and fully licenced charter boats from Bunagee Pier, Culdaff.
* Visit the Doagh Visitor Centre. This centre provides a great variety of exhibitions telling the story of the Irish Famine. It is also a place where the local customs, traditions, folklore and history of the Inishowen Peninsula are preserved in a permanent way
* Visit the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
* Use the car ferry at Greencastle to explore the northern coasts of Derry and Antrim - including the Giants Causeway and Bushmills
* Take a day trip to the historic Walled City of Derry City (38km)