Lucky Shell Cottage  - Creeslough, Creeslough

5 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 10

Lucky Shell Cottage - Creeslough


Sea ViewsPets AllowedWheelchair AccessOpen FireCot & Highchair

 

Availability due to cancellation Lucky Shell Cottage Saturday 9th July to Saturday 16th July @ 750 euro

 

Lucky Shell Cottage is an outstanding luxury holiday home with wonderful views over Sheephaven Bay.  Situated on the edge of Creeslough village, and within walking distance to shops, local pubs, restaurants, art galleries, festivals and traditional music, this well-designed holiday cottage is an ideal base to explore the beauty of North West Donegal.

A Luxury Holiday Home with an Idyliic Location

The self-catering holiday home is very spacious and is tastefully furnished and decorated to a high standard throughout. It has 5 bedrooms to sleep up to 10 people very comfortably. Three of the bedrooms are ensuite. The contemporary open plan kitchen/living area is a great family space. You can relax, or read in the sun lounge, or take in the panoramic uninterrupted views of Sheephaven Bay and Ards Forest in the Minstrel Gallery.

The views from the private enclosed garden are incredible which are complimented with a secluded sheltered decking area, complete with dining and barbecue facilities.

Creeslough (meaning belt of lakes) is a very quaint village and steeped in history and folklore.  It is surrounded by stunning beaches, lakes and mountain scenery.  It is close to the popular family seaside resorts of Dunfanaghy , Carrigart and Downings. You can enjoy the convenience of shops pubs and restaurants, all on your door step. A wonderful place for the perfect holiday.

 Local Activities/Attractions

  • Enjoy a leisurely walk along the beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches in the locality -  Ards Friary, Marble Hill, Tramore, Portnablagh, Killahoey,(blue flag)  Downings Bay.(blue flag) and take in the fresh air.
  • Take a trip to Ards Friary and walk along Lady Isabella Bay beach, then take the coastal footpath to view the breathtaking views around Sheephaven Bay and Downings. 
  • Keen golfers can enjoy golf at the superb championship links courses at Rosapenna -  the Old Tom Morris course and the newer Sandy Hills course. There is also a fine 18 hole links course at Dunfanaghy and a par three course in Creeslough.
  • Visit Magherabeg Leisure Centre Downings with 20m swimming pool, children’s pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym.
  • Go diving in the clear waters of Mulroy Bay and Sheephaven Bay 
  • Keen divers can visit Mevagh Irelands largest purpose-built dive centre, in Carrigart and experience wreck, dives, scuba diving courses/ sea dives power boat training, and children’s camp.
  • Enjoy a trip round the spectacular Atlantic Drive, Lough Salt Drive, or Horn Head drive with dramatic scenery and rugged coast line.                  
  • Visit the famous Glebe House and Gallery as well as Colmcille Heritage Centre on the shores of Gartan Lough near Churchill.
  • Visit the 16th Century Medieval Doe Castle. 
  • Take a leisurely walk or cycle round the quiet country roads, and take in all the spectacular views.
  • Browse round the local shops, art galleries and craft shops.
  • Visit Gartan Outdoor Education Centre 
  • The Lakeside Centre in Dunlewy has something for all the family including boat trips and activities for both adults and children.
  • For the more adventurous climb Muckish/Errigal Mountains Mount Errigal is a short steep walk with excellent views across many of the peninsulas and bays.
  • Visit the Dunfanaghy Workhouse Exhibition.
  • Enjoy all the water sports that are available, from Jaws Water Sports Dunfanaghy village  windsurfing kite surfing, suitable for all ages and abilities- for groups or individuals, sea kayaking, and body-board.   A speciality is their yoga sol and surf, a very popular sport in this area. Lessons and hire, kids club every morning.
  • Horse riding stables are in the villages of Dunfanaghy and Carrigart which offers exciting pony treks across miles of sandy beaches and sand dunes. (For all age groups and abilities)
  • For the keen Fisherman - there are an abundance of beautiful lakes and rivers in the Creeslough area where you can go fishing. Lough Na Tooey, the Owencarrow River, Glen Lough, Purt Lough, Sessiagh Lake and New Lake. Permits are required and are available locally.  These lakes also are also home to numerous species of birds.
  • Take a boat trip to Tory Island or Arranmore Island.
  • Visit Ards Forest Park, excellent for beautiful forest and coastal walks.  There is also a children’s play park, beach café and bird sanctuary, a fabulous beach and is a great place for children to enjoy.
  • Take a day trip and visit Glenveagh National Park, which lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains.  It is home to many plants and animals.  Browse round the Castle, visitor centre, tea rooms and beautiful gardens.  It is also famous for its fine herd of red deer, and the golden eagle.  An excellent day out for all the family, well worth a visit.
  • Dine at the fabulous restaurants, The Cove at Portnablagh, The Glen Bar and Restaurant and also the award winning Mill Restaurant overlooking the New Lake in Dunfanaghy. There are so many other wonderful restaurants, coffee shops and Irish pubs where you can enjoy true Irish hospitality.

All information of Local Activities/Attractions is in the Holiday Home.

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • private elevated site with stunning views
  • 5 bedrooms to sleep 10 (3 ensuite)
  • luxury bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and separate shower and toilet
  • main lounge has open fireplace
  • flat screen television DVDs, books
  • sun lounge area with luxury leather settees
  • viewing minstrel gallery
  • kitchen and dining area
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • electric oven and hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • dining table and 6 chairs
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
  • outside clothes line, iron and ironing board
  • hairdryer
  • separate utility room
  • cot, highchair available on request
  • enclosed large, mature garden
  • patio furniture - sorry no barbecue available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for the elderly
  • Ards Forest Park - 3 min drive
  • Dunfanaghy Golf Club - 10 min drive


Living Space


Kitchen with Dining Area  Kitchen with Dining Area

The contemporary open plan kitchen/living area is a great family space.

  • fully equipped kitchen
  • electric hob and oven
  • microwave and dishwasher
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
  • separate utility room
  • iron and ironing board
  • dining table and 6 chairs (extra seating if required)

 

Living Area  Living Area

Lucky Shell Cottage is furnished and decorated to a high standard throughout. The bright and spacious living area features an open fireplace, luxury furnishings and lovely views over surrounding countryside. It is equipped with tv and dvd.

 

Sunroom  Sunroom

You can relax, or read in the sun lounge area, or take in the panoramic uninterrupted views of Sheephaven Bay and Ards Forest in the Minstrel Gallery.

 

Minstrel Gallery  Minstrel Gallery

The Minstrel Gallery provides an additional living space with lovely views towards the upper reaches of Sheephaven Bay

 

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

The accommodation make-up in this luxury holiday home is as follows:-

  • Bedroom 1 – Downstairs,a lovely bright sunny room with king-size bed views of Muckish Mountain.
  • Bedroom 2- Downstairs - a king-size bedroom with French doors leading out into the back garden with views of Sheephaven Bay
  • Bedroom 3 – Upstairs - a bright sunny king-size room with en-suite bathroom views of Muckish Mountain
  • Bedroom 4 -  Upstairs - twin room with en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 5 – Upstairs - master Bedroom with en-suite, with fantastic views of  Sheephaven Bay     

All bedrooms have mirrored double wardrobes and wooden floors throughout.

 

Bathroom  Bathroom

In addition to the 3 ensuite bedrooms Lucky shell Cottage has a luxury bathroom with Jacuzzi  bath and separate shower and toilet


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July / August (week)

€ 850

May / June / September (week)

€ 750

Rest of Year (week) low season

€ 700

Easter

€ 850

Christmas

€ 850

New Year

€ 850

Weekend (2 nights)

€ 400

Weekend (3 nights)

€ 450

Bank Holiday

€ 500



Booking Details

100 euro (non-refundable) deposit is required to secure booking. Balance is preferable 6 weeks prior to letting period.  Check in 4.00 pm – check out 11.00 am Weekends are not available during July and August


What's Included

  • bed linen
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • cot, highchair and stairgate available on request

What's Not Included

Towels available on request 

Rubbish collection

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Contact the owner

Contact: Fiona
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2013
Telephone:0044 28 90825659
 0044 7736 548251
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.1288
 Longitude: -7.8947

What they say

I must say its the best website I've seen and well illustrated with pictures of beaches etc in Dunfanaghy. Well done.

Eunice Murphy

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