Drumbarron Cottage, Ardara

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 6

Drumbarron Cottage


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Whether it's for a romantic break for two or a family gateaway, Drumbarron Cottage offers the perfect retreat to relax and unwind. The Cottage which has been lovingly restored, is a two storey property in the Heritage town of Ardara in Co Donegal. 

Although it is just on the outskirts of the town, (town centre less than 5 mins walk) you will feel like you are in the countryside as you enjoy the mountain views from the house. The cottage is finished to a very high standard throughout. 

It has beautiful cream sash windows and all the rooms have their own distinct style. With 3 bedrooms it accommodates 6 people comfortably.

 

Ardara

Ardara is located in the picturesque countryside of the south west coast of Donegal, it overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and it is home to some of Donegal’s most magnificent scenery. 

The area has a history of being a popular tourist destination and is a hub of activity particularly during the spring and summer months. With its many festivals and events thoughout the year it has been dubbed the “Festival Capital of Donegal”. 

There are many things to do and enjoy during a stay in Ardara.

 

Local Activities and Attractions

  • Golf at Narin & Portnoo Golf Club
  • Visit some of the many ancient monuments in the locality including Lough Doon Ring Fort, the Kilclooney Dolmen, and  Ardara Fort at Hillhead.
  • Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk. There are 2 Waymarked Ways in the locality  - The Bluestack Way and Slí Colmcille
  • Explore the Sheskin More Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Ardara Heritage Centre - this centre has a exhibition on the history of Donegal tweed since the 19th Century using text, photography, artifacts, audio visual displays and demonstrations
  • Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on your doorstep
  • 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
  • Enjoy some of the local beauty spots - the Glengesh Pass, Maghera Caves, Loughros Point and the Assaranca Waterfalls
  • Take a trip on the Fintown Railway - the only working railway in County Donegal which runs along the shores of  the stunning Lough Finn

 

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 3 bedrooms to sleep 6
  • upper floor bathroom with roll top bath - shower room on ground floor
  • living room with open fireplace and wood flooring
  • saorview tv, dvd, radio/cd
  • kitchen with dining table rocking chair and sofa
  • wood beam ceiling and hand painted cabinets
  • solid fuel stove with back boiler
  • gas hob and electric oven
  • microwave
  • fridge with freezer box
  • dishwasher
  • washing machine in separate utility room
  • internet tv and ipod dock
  • enclosed garden with seating area
  • quiet and peaceful location
  • 5 min walk to Ardara town centre
  • ample parking for 2 cars
  • ideal touring base
  • wifi available
  • pets welcome


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

At the heart of the house is the kitchen and the room that is most used. With a dining table, a sofa and a rocking chair, this room you won’t want to leave !!  It has a wooden beamed ceiling, hand painted units and furniture, all of which gives it a lovely country charm. A solid fuel stove which has a back boiler adds to the cosy feeling of the room.

 

Living Room  Living Room

The living room has an open fire and original wooden floors. This is a lovely room for some peace and quiet.

 

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

All our bedrooms feature 10ft high beamed ceilings and cast iron fireplaces. The fireplaces were found when we removed the walls! With a little love and care we were able to restore them back to their original glory.

  • Bedroom 1: With French toilet wallpaper and deep pile purple carpet this master bedroom has a king size sleigh bed, built in wardrobe and mountain views.  It has an Ensuite with electric shower.
  • Bedroom 2: This bedroom has original wooden floors and is finished in lovely tones of yellow and lemon. With a double bed it is situated at the back of the house and is next door to the upstairs bathroom.
  • Bedroom 3: This Bedroom aas painted original wooden floor boards and beautiful Laura Ashley floral wallpaper.  With the use of floral prints, the hints of green and pink colors this room has a “shabby chic” feel  with the two single cream cast iron style beds finishing of the look. Situated at the front of the house you can enjoy the mountain views from this room.

 

Bathroom  Bathroom

Along with the original wooden floor the bathroom also features painted tongue and groove panelling with a beautiful Laura Ashley printed wallpaper.  The main feature point of course is the roll top bath which is ideal for soaking away the stresses of the day! Bath salts provided :)

In addition to the upper floor bathroom a ground floor shower room features a traditional style shower with rain head, a mid level W/C and hand basin by Burlington. This is an elegant room with touches of grey and purple.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July / August

€ 650

April - June

€ 500

Sept - October

€ 500

Rest of Year

€ 400

weekends from

€ 225



Booking Details

Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.

  • check in 4pm, check out 11am
  • rental Sat – Sat except by special arrangement

 


What's Included

  • electricity
  • central heating
  • bed linen and towels
  • starter pack of solid fuel

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Contact the owner

Contact: Sonia
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2013
Telephone:+353 86 1740015
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 54.7638
 Longitude: -8.4079

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