Ard Cottage - Cloontagh, Clonmany, Clonmany

2 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 4

Ard Cottage - Cloontagh, Clonmany


Pets AllowedOpen FireCot & Highchair

 

Summary

Ard Cottage is a 130-year-old lovingly refurbished cottage, situated in the townland of Clonmany on the Inishowen Peninsula. The cottage has views of Inishowen’s highest Mountain Slieve Sneacht, and its surrounding hills. Ballyliffin Golf Club with its two championship links courses & surfing on Pollan Beach at the seaside village of Ballyliffin is only a 5-min drive away with a local surf school nearby. Nancy’s Barn in Ballyliffin does a great Irish Breakfast!

 

The Property

The Cottage is comfortably furnished and features an open fireplace and Jacuzzi bath and its 2 bedrooms can accommodate 4 people (& up to 5 with sofa bed provided). The cottage also has an enclosed garden and an adjoining shed for the storage of bicycles, surf boards, fishing rods and golf clubs. Turf and sticks are stacked in the shed for use by guests to keep a nice glowing fire alive on cold evenings. There is also ample car parking.

 

The Area

A five minute drive away is Clonmany,a traditional village in the heart of the Peninsula. The name of the town in Irish is "Cluain Maine" and is translated as "The Meadow of the Monks". The surrounding area has many natural beauty spots, points of interest and many Hiking Trails along this Northern part of the Wild Atlantic Way. After a great day of activity, The Rusty Nail is the ideal pub to unwind in with delicious food and live music on Sundays and of course they serve a great pint of Guinness!

 

Festivals

Clonmany's has three annual festivals.1) The Clonmany Festival, which attracts the young and not so young with its fun filled week long events. 2) The McGlinchey Summer School looks at the history of the North West.3) The Inishowen Singing Circle is a concentrated weekend of traditional music and seminars. All three festivals generate and maintain a vibrant community spirit and are visited by people from all corners of the globe, returning emigrants and tourists alike. 

 

Local Attractions

  • Doagh Island Famine Village - This outdoor museum tells the story of life in this area in the 1970’s going back to the famine in the 1840’s resident Singers, Musicians and Dancers.
  • Glenevin Waterfall - located just outside the village of Clonmany this spectacular waterfall reveals itself after a pleasant walk through the nearby woodland.
  • Mamore Gap: Mamore Gap offers panoramic views whether they be of the hills on one side or of the Atlantic Ocean on the other.
  • Ballyliffin Golf Club, one of the finest golf links in the northwest of Ireland is just a short drive away.
  • The Five Finger Strand: named after the line of five rock pinnacles which you can see jutting out from the headland at the entrance to the Bay.
  • Inishowen 100 scenic drive: 100-mile-long signposted touring route around the peninsula and is an opportunity to experience some of Ireland's most breathtaking scenery. Amongst its highlights is Ireland's most northerly mainland point at the wild and rugged Malin Head
  • Greencastle Maritime Museum - The Museum is located in the old coastguard station above Greencastle harbour and has a commanding view over one of the premier fishing fleets in Ireland, with superb views over Lough Foyle. It is situated close to the terminal of the Greencastle – Magilligan ferry.
  • Fort Dunree Military Museum - Fort Dunree is perched majestically on a rocky outcrop overlooking Lough Swilly. An exhibition covers the history of the Fort, the people who lived there and the events that shaped their lives. Original military equipment is used to tell the story of the Fort.

 

 

 

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 2 double bedrooms to sleep 4 (up to 6 with sofa bed provided)
  • bathroom with jacuzzi bath and power shower
  • living room with open fireplace
  • tv, dvd, radio/cd
  • views towards Sliabh Sneacht
  • kitchen with gas cooker
  • large fridge freezer
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
  • iron and ironing board
  • utility room
  • outside clothes line
  • outdoor furniture
  • enclosed garden
  • gas bbq
  • garage for storage of bikes, surf boards, golf clubs etc
  • 10 min drive to surfing beach at Culdaff
  • 5 min drive to Ballyliffin golf course
  • 5 min drive to Clonmany
  • pets welcome


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped to ensure you have a memorable self catering holiday on the Inishowen Peninsula.

Living Room  Living Room

The living room features an open fireplace, comfortable furniture and is equipped with tv and dvd. The are views towards the peninsulas highest peak, Sliabh Sneacht.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

All rooms, including the 2 double bedrooms, are located at ground floor level making them easily accessible. An extra 2 sleeping places can be provided by way of sofa bed provided.

Bathroom  Bathroom

The bathroom is adjacent to the 2 bedrooms and features a Jaccuzi bath and power shower.

Garage  Garage

A handy feature of Ard Cottage is the garage which can be used for the storage of golf clubs, surf boards, wetsuits, bicycles etc.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 450

May/June

€ 350

September

€ 400

Rest of Year

€ 350

Christmas

€ 400

New Year

€ 400

Weekend (2 nights)

€ 150

Weekend (3 nights)

€ 225



Booking Details

Non-refundable booking deposit of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.

  • check in 2pm, check out 12 Noon
  • rental Sat – Sat during peak season

 


What's Included

  • bed linen and towels
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • cot and highchair (by request)
  • logs and turf for open fire

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Contact the owner

Contact: Winnie Noone
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2012
Telephone:+353 86 0788498
 +971 5639 77341
 +971 5639 77342
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.2548
 Longitude: -7.3671

What they say

Hi, We stayed at Ard Cottage for a weekend and it was a lovely experience. The Place was clean and full of amenities. The host was very friendly and made sure that we have a good time. The location was quiet and secluded, perfect to have some time on your own.

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