Cruit Island Cottage is located in a wonderful setting on Cruit Island near Kincasslagh. The holiday home enjoys spectacular views over the rugged West Donegal coastline towards Errigal Mountain on the mainland and is only 200 metres from one of the islands numerous sandy beaches.
This bright and airy cottage features an attractive open plan ground floor with a spiral staircase leading to the upstairs bedrooms and a gallery style living area. Local turf is supplied for the open fireplace.
Cruit Island itself is one of the main islands of the Rosses, now linked to the mainland by a bridge near Kincasslagh. It is one of a chain of islands which act as a natural breakwater, protecting the West Donegal coast from the storms which regularly come in from the Atlantic. These islands form an arc, beginning with Owey Island in the north through Cruit, Arranmore, Inishkeeragh, Rutland, Inishfree and Inishal.
Cruit has some of the most beautiful - and uncrowded - beaches in Donegal. The island has a uniquely rugged landscape featuring some spectacular rockscapes. It is mainly flat with narrow winding roads making it ideal walking terrain. The island is also an excellent base for shore angling. The charming 9 hole Cruit Island Golf Club is less than 5 minutes from the holiday home
Cruit Island is also an E.U. designated "Special Area of Conservation". The island dunes are home to a variety of wild flowers and rare bird-life.
The cottage is located 5km from Carrickfinn Airport with direct flights to Dublin and Glasgow Prestwick.
The holiday cottage features an open plan ground floor with stylish kitchen and dining area. The fitted kitchen features modern conveniences including electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher,washing machine, fridge/ freezer and microwave – plus all the cutlery, crockery & glassware you would require
Patio doors lead out to two separate decking areas - one to the rear and one to the side of the cottage - the latter enjoying wonderful views towards Errigal Mountain.
When you want to spend time indoors to enjoy the comfort within the holiday cottage, the tastefully decorated living area features an open fireplace and a comfortable furniture suite. A spiral staircase leads to the upstairs bedrooms and a gallery style living area. Turf and coal are supplied for the fire.
The bright gallery on the first floor represents a second living area in the holiday cottage. it also enjoys wonderful sea, island and mountain views
The main cottage bedroom on the ground floor has ensuite facilities. On the first floor there are two more bedrooms both with twin single beds. These rooms are adjacent to a shower room. In addition, the first floor gallery style living area has a double size pull out day bed. The cottage bathroom is located on the ground floor.
July / August
May / June / Sept
Rest of year
Weekend (2 nights)
Weekend (3 nights)
Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.
What a welcome.We have enjoyed 4 days of glorious spring weather-we where able to visit all of our favourite areas including Narin where we could walk to Inishkeal.Errigal was permanently within sight and we basked in the peace and quiet of the cottage beside a roaring peat fire each evening.The cottage was perfect 'Thank you'
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