This beautiful home sits overlooking the sea 0.5 miles from Portsalon. The living area is on the first floor and offers a spacious living with an open fire. Portsalon has been described as the second most beautiful beach in the world – and it is beautiful! There are some excellent local pubs, stunning coastal walks and a world renowned golf course nearby. The vibrant hub of Letterkenny is 22 miles away, while a seasonal ferry will take you from Rathmullan to the beautiful Inishowen peninsula.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant. Beach 880 yards.
GF: 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room, adult bunk, shower room. FF: lounge/kitchen/diner.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, cot, high chair, stair gate, TV, dvd player, CD, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, games console, internet access, hairdryer, uk tv channels, partially enclosed garden, garden furniture, off road parking. Sorry no pets. ~ Pay as you go internet access available in the property – top up vouchers can be bought in the local shop.
~ Sky TV channels
~ There is a Playstation 2 available at the property for guests use.
~ Local taxi service available
~ A selection of children’s outdoor toys are available
~ LCD TVs available in two bedrooms
~ There is a EUR100 security deposit payable to the owner on arrival.
Kerrykeel * 5miles
This is a well-situated village with breathtaking views of the famous Mulroy Bay. Rockhill Holiday Park offers a full summer program consisting of structured daily activities from Monday to Friday involving sporting and non sporting activities for children 2 * 16 year old. Families can purchase a daily pass by contacting reception at 00353749150012.
The nearby village of Milford has friendly local pubs and in summertime hosts a street busking festival in August. A 12 min. drive from the cottage takes you to the Milford Inn Hotel, a favourite with locals and tourists alike for inexpensive, appetizing food and entertainment with a local Donegal flavour. For the keen game fisherman, Lough Fern is renowned for it’s brown trout and the River Lennon at Ramelton for its salmon fishing.
Derry City -40 Miles.
Derry City of Culture 2013, often called the Maiden City, is a city in Northern Ireland. The ancient walled city of Londonderry lies on the west bank of the River Foyle. Derry has a distinct architectural quality from other Irish cities. This quality can be primarily ascribed to the formal planning of the historic walled city of Londonderry within the walls.
Letterkenny – 22 Miles.
The town is a popular nightlife location for the local catchment area – especially at the weekends. Arena 7 offers a range of family activities including 10 pin bowling, Snooker, Pool and children’s activity centre. The Main Street, originally the retail centre of the town, has become a centre for popular night clubs and pubs. There is a large cinema complex in the town. Located on Canal Lane, Century Cinemas is an eight-screen cinema with full car parking facilities. An Grianan Theatre, the largest theatre in County Donegal with a seating capacity of 383. The Letterkenny Arts Centre provides a constant throughput of new blood. The town proved it had the capacity to host major festivals by recently playing host to the annual Irish traditional music festival, the Fleadh Cheoil for two consecutive years. Both festivals were organised by Comhaltas Ceolt*ir* eireann.
Portsalon * 1.0 Miles.
Water sports centre provides hire of kayaks, peddle boats, wet suits and boogie boards. There are several Glorious sandy beaches and one of the finest Golf Courses in the West of Ireland. The Portsalon golf course runs along the beautiful sandy shores of Ballymastoker Bay, stretching for two miles towards where the mouth of the deep blue Lough Swilly meets the Atlantic Ocean. The beach boasts the EC Blue Flag award for its cleanliness. The Lough is trapped, to the east by the hills of the Inishowen peninsula, and to the west by the Knockalla Mountains. We are on the Fanad peninsula, territory of the ancient MacSwiney clan. If you are lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the rare European Rock Dove that has made the coastline of the Fanad peninsular its home.
Rathmullan – 10 Miles.
The village of Rathmullan is in an area with a rich history dating back to the Late Neolithic Epoch and is significant also for being the point of departure for The Flight of the Earls. The sea-angling enthusiast can charter one of the two fully equipped boats which operate from the marina in Rathmullan. A seasonal car ferry service operating during summer months from Rathmullan pier connects the area with the Inishowen Peninsula – and onward journeys to places like the Giant’s Causeway in Country Antrim
Pay as you go internet access available in the property – top up vouchers can be bought in the local shop.
Walking, Cycling 0.01 miles. Surfing, Coastal walks, Bird watching .5 miles. Traditional Music, Horse riding, Golf, Fishing 1 miles.