DescriptionThis wonderful 4 bedroom cottage is part of a small development of holiday cottages in the seaside village of Rossnowlagh - 10 miles from Donegal Town. The cottage is situated on an elevated site overlooking Donegal Bay and is 1km from the superb surfing beach.
The cottage is beautifully furnished and decorated with a large open plan dining room/kitchen and separate living room. The wonderful dining area has a 2 storey-high ceiling with large feature windows. There is a superb enclosed back garden with a large lawn, landscaped area, patio and secure garage - ideal for storing surf boards, wet suits, bicycles etc.
The village of Rossnowlagh itself is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday break. This picturesque village boasts one of the country’s finest beaches. In recent yeas this beach has become very popular with surfers not only from Ireland but from all over Europe and elsewhere in the world. Surfboards and wetsuits, as well as surf lessons, are available for hire at the surf club on the seafront. The magnificent beach also provides ideal conditions for safe bathing, walking, jogging and simply enjoying the invigorating fresh sea air.
Rossnowlagh boasts the Donegal Historical Society Museum, which houses a fine collection of Irish instruments and Stone Age flints. The village also features impressive sea cliffs where visitors can enjoy scenic walks
Rossnowlagh is an ideal base to tour the North West of Ireland. The beautiful beaches and coastline of South Donegal are on you doorstep. Within a half hours drive you also have the wonderful ‘Yeats Country’ in Sligo and the majestic Fermanagh Lakelands.
Amenities / Attractions
Surfing Rossnowlagh has some of the best surfing in the world and the European Championships have been held here a number of times
Golf - superb 18 hole links championship courses are located at Murvagh, near Donegal Town and at Bundoran
Walking - The Creevy Shore Walk is a purpose built coastal footpath 10 miles in length running from Rossnowlagh through Creevy to the mouth of the Erne Estuary. There is also some excellent long distance walks such as the Blue Stack Way and Baile na Gaeltachta [the Gaeltacht Way].
Donegal Town (15km) is of great historical interest and has numerous tourist attractions. Donegal Castle stands beside The Diamond, overlooking the River Eske. Guided historical tours of Donegal Town take place on a daily basis during the summer and the Waterbus takes you around Donegal Bay. The ruins of Donegal Abbey, situated on the bay, are open to the public.
Creevy Pier - for tours of Donegal Bay, including, Slieve League - the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
Horse-Riding There are several horse-riding and trekking establishments in the area where you can enjoy an afternoon on horseback, riding through some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery.
Cycling South Donegal abounds with small, winding roads which offer spectacular views around every corner and are ideal for cycling.
Angling - anglers can sample game, coarse and sea angling with sea angling boats available for local chartering. (The first salmon of the season is frequently caught in the nearby River Drowse)
Waterworld in Bundoran - one of Ireland's leading Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the seafront in Bundoran
This holiday home makes the perfect base for discovering the hidden gems of South Donegal which abounds with stunning beaches, harbours, coves and inlets