Foxhall Cottage is a spacious three bedroom dwelling that sleeps up 8 people. It has a fully fitted kitchen and dining area with seating area to one side. The kitchen and seating areas have nice countryside views over the Swilly River valley. This cottage has private access to river fishing along the River Swilly.
There 3 bedrooms, 1 ensuite and a large bathroom with corner bath and shower. The main living room is located to the front of the house and is equipped with tv and dvd. It features leather furniture and an open fireplace.
Outside, the property is landscaped, and has a large cement paved area around the house with safe parking at front and back doors.
The area lies roughly in the centre of county Donegal, just 4 miles west of letterkenny on the eastern side of the Glenveigh National Park, with the Derryveagh Mountains just visible in the west behind the hill. There are four interconnected lakes in the immediate vicinity, they are Lough Akibbon, Lough Nacally, Lough Claggan, and the largest one which is Gartan Lough. There is also a much smaller one called Lough Beg.
Apart from its natural scenic beauty, Gartan Lough, has on its shores, The Gartan Outdoor Education Centre. A popular destination for adventure holiday enthusiasts. If you want to maximise your enjoyment of the rugged outdoors, canoeing, kayaking, mountain climbing, abseiling, hiking, whether in lake, sea, rivers, islands, hills, mountain crags, sea cliffs or forests, this is the place.
The Colmcille Heritage Centre
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. St Comlcilles birthplace is situated about 2km from the House, and the site is marked by a large stone cross. There are also two sacred stones around which various superstitions have spread. Pregnant women pray at the Natal Stone to ensure a safe delivery, while the Stone of Loneliness warded off the anguish of homesickness and was popular for those about to emi ...