DescriptionLocated on the shores of Glen Lough, this exceptional holiday home has uninterrupted views over the waters towards the mountains of west Donegal. Downings blue flag beach and Carrigart are within 10 mins drive. Marble Hill blue flag beach is 20 mins drive and Dunfanaghy town is a 25 min drive. The links courses at Rosapenna and Dunfanaghy are within easy reach by car.
Mature Grounds with Lakefront Patio
The property sits on one acre of mature grounds with trail through wooded area to rear of house. To the front there is a separate patio area with dining table, chairs, chiminea and a sheltered sitting area beside lake with adjacent mooring. The holiday home is just 5 meters from the shores of Glen Lough.
Ideal Touring Base
With the opening of the new 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. It is also ideally located for the golfer - 3 of the finest links courses in the North West are within a half hours drive - Rosapenna, Dunfanaghy and Portsalon.
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. The village of Glen (a 10 min stroll from The Lake House) 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 Olde Glen Bar. This is a traditional pub/restaurant that serves excellent food.
The holiday home is a short distance from the start of the spectacular Lough Salt Drive. The famous Atlantic Drive starts in nearby Downings.
Local Activities / Attractions
Golf at nearby Rosapenna Golf Club – featuring two classic 18 hole links course. Other superb courses in the general locality include Dunfanaghy (15 min drive) and Portsalon (25 min drive)
Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches in the locality – Marble Hill Blue Flag beach, Tramore Strand, Tra na Rossan, Downings, Melmore
Explore Ards Forest Park - 15 min drive from The Lake House
Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk.
Enjoy diving in the clear waters of Mulroy Bay and Sheephaven Bay
Go sea angling from Downings Pier
Take a trip around the spectacular Lough Salt Drive and the Atlantic Drive
Use the new Mulroy Bridge to explore the beautiful Fanad Peninsula
Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. Glenveagh contains the largest red deer population in Europe. Within the National Park Glenveagh Castle and gardens are well worth a visit on their own
Climb Muckish and Errigal. .
Take a day trip to Tory Island
For a memorable holiday in North West Donegal you need look no further than this beautiful property on the shores of Glen Lough