DescriptionLough View Cottage is a modern 4 bedroom holiday home located close to the shores of Glen Lough. Sheltered by mature trees to the back and side this luxury self-catering accommodation has wonderful views over the lake towards Muckish Mountain and the Donegal Highlands beyond.
Carrigart and Downings
Although set in a tranquil rural location Lough View Cottage is just 10 minutes drive away from the vibrant seaside resorts of Carrigart and Downings. These two coastal resorts are separated by the wonderful Tramore Strand and the renowned Rosapenna Golf Resort which features 2 championship links courses.
Downings also has a Blue Flag Beach and a quaint harbour making it a mecca for watersports enthusiasts. Carrigart has the Mevagh Dive Centre as well as several equestrian centres. Both villages are well served with hotels, pubs, shops, cafes and craft outlets.
Glen Village and Glen Lough
Even closer to the holiday home is the tiny village of Glen (2km). The village is located at the eastern end of Glen Lough under the shade of Lough Salt Mountain. In the village, the visitor will find the renowned Old Glen Bar. This is a true gem of an Irish country pub -- with the added bonus of a great restaurant attached.
Glen Lough itself is a beautiful tree-lined lake with a wonderful mountain background - including the spectacular Muckish Mountain. Salmon and sea-trout fishing are available on the Lough and on the nearby Lackagh River - permits are required and are available locally.
Wild Atlantic Way
With the opening of the Mulroy Bridge near Carrigart the holiday home is centrally located to explore 3 of the most beautiful peninsulas in Donegal - Fanad, Rosguill and Horn Head. The coastal roads on these peninsulas are part of Ireland’s long-distance driving route – The Wild Atlantic Way.
The majestic Glenveagh National Park in the heart of the Donegal Highlands is just over 18km away. This park contains a quaint Scottish style Castle, visitor centre, wonderful gardens and 16,000 hectares of mountains, glens and lakes. Event closer to the holiday home is the wonderful Ards Forest Park on the shores of Sheephaven Bay. Both parks offer numerous tracks and trails for the keen walker.
Why not come and enjoy this luxury holiday home with its tranquil privacy, magnificent views and proximity to all amenities of the area. Contact us now to reserve your preferred dates.