Located in National Geo Traveller's No. 1 cool places to visit (of 17) for 2017: Donegal!
Authentic rustic cottage takes you back in time, yet includes simple modern comforts (central heat, shower, electricity); peace and quietude (no Wifi)
Main room; sitting room w/ turf fireplace; 2 bedrooms (1 small w/ double bed; 1 large w/ 2 double beds); separate kitchen and a bathroom with shower.
Authentic rustic cottage takes you back in time, yet includes modern comforts (central heat, shower, electricity); peace and quietude. It is the real thing.
Main room; sitting room w/ turf fireplace; 2 bedrooms (1 small w/ double bed; 1 large w/ 2 double beds); separate kitchen and bath with shower.
Authentic traditional cottage snuggled on mountain; views of the sea from the driveway. Perfect , as it feels totally remote and tranquil, only occasionally hearing sheep
Yet, only a mile away is the town of Ardara, a heritage town with real pubs for music, meeting locals, and good "craic".
Available for weekly and monthly rentals in the summer months; 4 night min. rentals in Sept. - May.
You will have the whole cottage which consists of a main room (for dining),
a sitting room w/ fire place, 2 bedrooms (1 small BR w/ queen, 1 large BR with 2 queens), kitchen, and bathroom w/ shower.
Co-owners of cottage live nearby; they will either meet you and open cottage or if unable, will leave you the key.
On the side of mountain, with views from driveway of Blue Stack mountain ridge and 3 bays: Loughros Beg, Loughros More and Gwebarra. Stunning! See photo with view of rainbow from driveway.
Car needed to get to cottage, and to incredible nearby sites. Be forewarned: the roads are narrow and windy.
Possible to walk down mountain to town; trek back up is work. There are taxis in town to bring you back up.
Wellies provided in most sizes!
Our packing list: good books, rain jackets, and good waterproof hiking or trekking shoes for visiting amazing sights nearby: caves, ruins, beaches, cliffs, and more.
Narin & Portnoo Golf is 6 miles away.
Ballyshannon's Allingham Festival is coming up: 11/5-11/8 - for literary lovers.
Trad music in Ardara, nightly in the summer, weekends and special gigs during the rest of the year.
Don't miss Whatchamccollums chip van!!
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Co-owners of cottage live nearby so our directions will be to their house. Then they will bring you up to cottage (and show you a how to light turf fire, use the shower, and light the stove).
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Wellies (waterproof boots) provided in most sizes. They are in the heated closet (aka hot press) by the bathroom. Help yourself, and please return here.
Our packing list: good books, rain jackets, fleece layers, and good waterproof hiking or trekking shoes for visiting amazing sights nearby: caves, ruins, beaches, cliffs, and more.
Narin & Portnoo Golf is 6 miles away
Traditional, or "Trad" music in Ardara, nightly in the summer, weekends and special gigs during the rest of the year.
Don't miss Whatchamccollums chip van!!
Lastly, under reviews of me (not cottage), it states I cancelled 2 reservations. This was not for this listing -- we have never cancelled a rental of the cottage.
We listed my parents' house in RI and it suddenly had a year long tenant. So regrettably we had to cancel 2 short-term ABB rentals.
Weekly and monthly rentals in the summer. Winter rate is $95 per night; June 1 - Oct. 1, the rate is $110 per night. From Oct. 1 to May 1, 4 night rentals accepted.
Homeowner will show guest how to light turf fire and operate shower.
Please care for our family property like you would your own home.
During stay, place trash/rubbish in trash can in rear of cottage. Please turn off lights when not in use. We work to keep floors and counters wiped/swept. Boots and Wellies should be removed by front door - to keep
the mud and bog outside.
When leaving, place your towels on hooks inside door of hot press/closet, with Wellies. Leave beds as is, just pull up. Don't forget to sign green guest book!
Best place to relax: our little cottage in Ireland
Best food: San Francisco and Provence
Best time and place for music/food: New Orleans, LA! or, RI in the summer, a best kept secret.
Love going on the road - for the new sights, sounds, tastes and people.
Love coming back home.