DescriptionStunning new 4 bedroom house on an elevated site with breathtaking views across miles of countryside. The house is facing Muckish Mountain, within 5 minutes drive of Dunfanaghy and Creeslough. Loads to do nearby, Ards forest park approx 2km, Glenveagh National Park a short drive, stunning beaches including Irelands Top Rated Beach all within a few minutes drive. There is a local country pub within walking distance that also serves food.
From the holiday home it is a short drive to the the shores of Sheephaven Bay at Marble Hill. Marble Hill lies on the eastern side of Breaghy Head with Portnablagh - centred on a lovely harbour, pier and beach - lying on the western side. The Breaghy headland and its beautiful sheltered Marble Hill beach has been a favourite family holiday destination for generations. The beach is one of two blue flag beaches in the Dunfanaghy area – Killahoey beach being the other. Marble Hill is suitable for swimming, sailing, motor boating, water skiing, canoeing and windsurfing.
The wonderful 4 star Shandon Hotel features a modern spa and wellness centre which is open to the public. The hotel bar, lounge and leisure centre all enjoy the beautiful vista of Marble Hill Strand.
The holiday home is about 5km from Portnablagh and 5km from Dunfanaghy. Dunfanaghy is a vibrant seaside village with fine restaurants, friendly traditional pubs, craft shops and art galleries. It has an abundance of amenities for the visitor. Killahoey Beach is a mecca for water sports enthusiasts – swimmers, wind surfers and kite surfers. The golf course stretches along the length of the beach and provides a very good golf links challenge. Horse Riding is also available along the beach or among the quiet roads surrounding the town.
Dunfanaghy now has a well established Festival programme which runs throughout the year and includes a Seafood Festival and a Jazz and Blues Festival.
Ideal Tour Base for North Donegal
Muckish View is centrally located along the North Donegal coastline. Mountain climbing and hill walking are popular in this spectacular landscape with Muckish, Errigal and the Derryveagh mountains all easily reachable. There are also a number of beautiful coastal and forest walks in the region - including numerous walking trails in the nearby Ards Forest Park. Lying just north of Dunfanaghy is the dramatic Horn Head Peninsula which features a stunning scenic drive and numerous scenic walks. The entire peninsula has been designated as an Irish Natural Heritage Area and a Refuge for Fauna (specifically sea birds)