Mia's Cottage, Letter - Clonmany, Co Donegal, Clonmany

2 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 5

Mia's Cottage, Letter - Clonmany, Co Donegal


Sea ViewsFree Wi-FiTraditional PropertyCot & HighchairBord Failte Approved

Mia's Cottage is a restored traditional cottage situated in the north western part of the beautiful Inishowen Peninsula in Co Donegal.  It is located 5 miles from Clonmany Village on the road leading to the breathtaking Mamore Gap. There are wonderful hill views to back of the cottage with sea views over Lough Swilly towards the front. These scenic surroundings make Mia's Cottage a relaxing holiday base to explore the Inishowen Peninsula.

A Warm and Cosy Traditonal Cottage

The cottage was recently restored and now exudes old world charm combined with modern comforts including free internet for customers.. It features high pine celings, sliding sash windows and wooden floors. A solid fuel stove, central heating and high levels of insulation make it a very cosy holiday home. A private lane leads to the cottage and there is large back garden enclosed with an old stone wall. This garden is a safe play area and features a swing and a slide.

The holiday home is just a few minutes drive from three of the finest beaches on the Inishowen Peninsula – Leenan beach, Tullagh Strand and Pollan Strand at nearby Ballyliffin . The latter two beaches are used by the Inishowen Surfing School for Surf lessons. Pollan Strand has a lovely playground at the beach entrance and features a coastal path along its length, ending with the ruins of Carraickabraghy castle.

Mia’s Cottage is within a stroll of Cic’s pub where the pint of Guinness and craic is good. The Rusty Nail pub serves excellent bar food while the local Ballyliffin Hotels are well known for their cuisine.Clonmany Village has a good choice of entertainment.

Scenic Highlights in the Locality

Halfway between the cottage and Clonmany is the wonderful Glenevin Waterfall. A lovely walk following a stream through a wooded valley leads to the 40ft waterfall. There are a number of scenic picnic areas along the route. If you haven’t brought a picnic you can always call into the renowned Glen House Tea Rooms located at the start of the walk.

A short distance from the cottage is the truly dramatic Gap of Mamore. This is one of the highlights of the Inishowen 100 scenic route and is also on the Wild Atlantic Way route. The Gap of Mamore rises to a height of 800 feet above sea level before a dramatically spiralling descent boasting panoramic views of the northern coastline. It is a popular challenge for cyclists and hill walkers

Mia's Cottage is within easy driving distance of some of the main towns on the Inishowen Peninsula including Buncrana, Clonmany and Carndonagh.  The ancient and historic walled City of Derry is just a 35 minute drive away.  A scene of much conflict in the latter part of the 20th century, Derry is today one of Ireland's most vibrant cities. Following the end of the troubles, the city has redeveloped much of its former character and charm.  Mia's Cottage is ideal for those who wish to explore Derry from a more a tranquil base

Local Activities Attractions

  • Enjoy pony trekking from the Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre
  • Play golf on the internationally renowned Ballyliffin Golf Club. Other fine golf courses on the Inishowen Peninsula can be found at Greencastle, Redcastle and Buncrana.
  • 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
  • Check out the Glendowen Craft Studio near Clonmany  which specialises in the design and making of Donegal Tweed garments and accessories
  • Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree.
  • Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula.
  • Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches in the locality – as well as, Leenan, Pollan and Tullagh other fine beaches include Five Finger Strand near Malin, and the Blue Flag Culdaff Beach
  • 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
  • Take a day trip to Derry city – UK City of Culture 2013
  • Visit the the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
  • Use the car ferry at Greencastle to explore the northern coasts of Derry and Antrim - including the Giants Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Bushmills Distillery.

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 2 bedrooms to sleep up to 5 (1 ensuite)
  • bathroom with large electric shower
  • restored cottage - insulated to a high standard
  • traditional features retained
  • high pine celings, sliding sash windows, wooden floors
  • living area with solid fuel stove
  • tv and dvd player
  • sea and mountain views
  • kitchen units designed in a traditional fashion
  • electric cooker, microwave
  • dishwasher, fridge and freezer
  • washing machine, tumble dryer
  • iron and ironing board, outside clothes line
  • patio area with furniture, electric bbq
  • private lane to cottage
  • large back garden with swing and slide
  • charcoal bbq
  • 3km to Tullagh Strand
  • 5km to Clonmany
  • 8km to Ballyliffin
  • free wifi


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

The cottage kitchen has wooden units and shelving that have been crafted in a traditional style. Modern appliances available include electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. A washing machine and tumble dryer are also available. Free Wifi for customers.

 

 

Living Area  Living Area

Mias is a traditional restored cottage with high pine celings, sliding sash windows, wooden floors and insulation to a very high standard. A focal point of the living area is solid fuel stove. For home entertainment there is a tv and dvd player.

 

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Accommodation in ths traditional cottage is as follows:-

  • Bedroom 1: En-suite double bedroom
  • Bedroom 2: Family room, double +2 single beds + cot

There is also a bathroom with a large electric shower


Tariff



Season

Tariff

week ends 2 nights

€ 180

3 nights

€ 220

1/6/2017 to 29/6/2017

€ 430

30/6/2017 to 27/7/2017

€ 520

28/7/2017 to 14/8/2017

€ 610

2/9/2017 to 29/9/2017

€ 450

30/9/2017 to 4/11/2017

€ 400

5/11/2017 to 22/12/2017

€ 350

29/12/2017 to 4/1/2018

€ 450



Booking Details

Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid on arrival.

There is a cleaning/breakage fee of €100 payable on arrival, this is refunded on departure provided the house is left as it is found.

  • check in 3pm, check out 11am
  • rental FridayFriday except by special arrangement

This owner accepts PayPal

PayPal Accepted

What's Included

  • bed linen, hand towels, tea towels,
  • Free WiFi for customers

What's Not Included

  • electricity - meter reading
  • central heating - meter reading
  • towels

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Contact the owner

Contact: John or Dolores
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2014
Telephone:00353 74 9153503
 00353 86 8571012
ring mobile any time 00353868571012
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.2664
 Longitude: -7.4863

What they say

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 Left on Sep 22, 2016 for a stay in Aug 2016
This was our third time in Mia's Cottage and hopefully we will be back for another long holiday. We love it there. It's our second home. Delores and John are generous hosts and make us really welcome.

Philip & Margaret

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