Gleann Aibhinn - Buncrana, Buncrana

4 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 7

Gleann Aibhinn - Buncrana


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Gleann Aibhinn is a modern 4 bedroom holiday home located in the town of Buncrana in Norh East Donegal. Buncrana lies on the shores of Lough Swilly along Irelands Wild Atlantic Way driving route.

Buncrana itself is the largest town on the Inishowen Peninsula and the second largest town in Donegal. Often called “The Gateway to Inishowen”, Buncrana is a popular tourist resort with several fine sandy beaches along its immediate coastline. It also boasts a range of amenities including swimming pool, cinema complex, shore front playgrounds, golf course, and numerous shops, pubs and cafes.

The Beautiful Inishowen Peninsula

Buncrana is a great central base to explore the beautiful landscape, the rich cultural heritage and the wide range of attractions that Inishowen has to offer.  Ireland's most northerly point, Malin Head, the milirary museum at Dunree, the ancient ring fort An Grianan of Aileach, the Famine Village on Doagh Isle and nearby Derry city are all well worth a visit.

Buncrana's Irish name means foot of the Crana (river). Residents and visitors alike enjoy the gentle walk alongside the River Crana under the beech, maple and lime trees of Swan Park.From Castle Bridge, which spans the Crana River, a pathway bears left past Buncrana Castle and leads to a coastal path which runs for several kilometres along the shores of Lough Swilly.

Local Attractions / Amenities

  • Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree (9km)
  • Enjoy some of the many fine sandy beaches in and around Buncrana including Porthaw, Stragill and Lisfannon
  • Visit the historic walled City of Derry (18km) 
  • Golf  at the North West Golf Club  at nearby Lisfannon (7km). The internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club is just 19km away.
  • Visit the newly renovated Isle of Doagh Famine Village near Ballyliffin. This wondeful attraction depicts life in Donegal at different stages throughout history in an informative and enjoyable tour
  • Take a trip around the famous Inishowen 100.  This is one of Ireland's most scenic drives. The route includes dramatic coastal scenery plus a fine collection of ancient forts and monuments, traditional craft centres, and a dozen or so friendly villages. Scenic highlights include the Gap of Mamore, and Malin Head -  Ireland's most northerly point
  • Visit the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
  • Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula
  • Go fishing on the Crana River or at the Pollan / Fullerton Dam
  • Visit Grianan of Aileach. This is a 5000 year old  neolithic stone fort located on a hilltop at Burt, with commanding views of loughs Foyle and Swilly.

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 4 bedrooms to sleep 7 people ( 1 ensuite)
  • large bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • spacious living room with open fireplace
  • reclining leather sofas
  • large flat screen tv, dvd player
  • stylish modern kitchen with adjacent dining area
  • electric cooker, microwave
  • dishwasher, fridge with ice-box, freezer
  • dining table and 6 chairs
  • separate utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • downstairs washroom
  • iron and ironing board, outside clothesline
  • small lawn to front
  • fenced-in lawn to back with garden swing
  • patio area with garden furniture
  • country and town views from front of the property


Living Space


Living Room  Living Room

The holiday home has a spacious living room with reclining leather sofas. The room features an open fireplace and a large flat screen tv with dvd player

 

Kitchen and Dining Area  Kitchen and Dining Area

The holiday home kitchen has an electric cooker,microwave, dishwasher and fridge with ice-box. The adjacent dining area has a table and 6 chairs. A separate utility has a washing machine and tumble dryer

 

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Ac commodation make-up in the holiday home is as follows:-

  • Bedroom 1: Upstairs master double bedroom, ensuite with Donegal country and hill views
  • Bedroom 2: Upstairs double bedroom with town and far reaching country views
  • Bedroom 3: Upstairs spacious double bedroom
  • Bedroom 4: Upstairs single room

There is a large bathroom with bath and separate shower on the first floor

 

Enclosed Garden  Enclosed Garden

The holiday home has a small lawn to the front and an fenced-in lawn to the back complete with garden swing. There is also a patio area with garden furniture and a childrens play area.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 550

Rest of Year - Price on Enquiry

€ 

Weekends - Price on Enquiry

€ 



Booking Details

A booking deposit (non-refundable) of €100 per week is required with balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.

  • rental is Saturday-Saturday except by prior arrangement
  • check in 4pm, check out 11am

What's Included

  • bed linen
  • electricity

What's Not Included

  • central heating - central heating is metered but there is a daily allowance pre-loaded on the meter
  • towels

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Contact the owner

Contact: Theresa
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2015
Telephone:0044 28 71354239
 00353 86 3527655
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.1535
 Longitude: -7.4464

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