Moagh Cottage - Ardara, Ardara

4 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 9

Moagh Cottage - Ardara


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Moagh Cottage is a beautiful 4 bedroom cottage situated just outside the Heritage Town of Ardara in South West Donegal. From its elevated site it commands wonderful views towards Loughros Beg Bay and the mountains that surround the Glengesh Pass. The cottage has a peaceful location. Adding to the tranquillity of the location is the sound of a mountain stream the flows in a small ravine below the cottage. 

 

 The holiday home has been finished to a high standard throughout. There are four spacious bedrooms – 3 of which are ensuite. On the ground floor there is a bright open plan area featuring a living space, kitchen, dining area and a relaxing sun room. There is also a utility room and supplies of wood are available for the wood burning stove. The cottage has enclosed landscaped grounds and can be accessed by a modern footbridge over the mountain stream.

Ardara - A Heritage Town

The cottage is just 1.5km from  Ardara. Ardara is one of the most attractive towns in Donegal and is set in a wide valley where the Owentocher River enters Loughros More Bay. The environs of the town is an area rich in history, culture, bounded by stunning landscapes and has an abundance of activities for the holidaymaker. Ardara is a traditional centre for weaving and knitwear production. Its historical importance has been recognised in the granting of Heritage status to the town.  The visitor will find a number of excellent restaurants in the locality as well as friendly pubs – several of which feature traditional music sessions.

Ardara now has a well established festival programme which runs throughout the year and includes a Bluegrass Festival, the Ardara Agriculture Show, the Cup O’Tae Festival, the Donegal Harvest Rally, an International Walking Festival  - and weekends for traditional dancing and match-making.

Local Activities and Attractions

 

  • 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
  • Fish on the River Owenea Fishery between Ardara and Glenties
  • Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches in the locality
  • Golf at Narin & Portnoo Golf Club or play pitch and putt at Sandfield near Ardara
  • Visit some of the many ancient monuments in the locality including Lough Doon Ring Fort, the Kilclooney Dolmen, and  Ardara Fort at Hillhead.
  • 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 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
  • Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs
  • Take a take trip to explore Glencolmcille and its Folk Museum as well as the dramatic cliffs at Slieve League.

 

 

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 4 bedrooms to sleep 9 (3 ensuite)
  • master bedroom has ensuite bath and separate shower
  • open plan design
  • living area has wood burning stove
  • tv and dvd player
  • dining area with table and 6 elegant chairs
  • kitchen area with island unit
  • island unit has breakfast bar and 2 high stools
  • electric oven and ceramic hobs
  • utility room adjacent to kitchen
  • utility has fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • outside clothes line, iron and ironing board
  • exterior of the cottage has a tasteful stone finish
  • enclosed gardens surround the house
  • patio area with garden furniture
  • secure gated access to bridge over local stream
  • 1.5km to the Heritage Town of Ardara
  • 4km to the Glengesh Pass
  • 7km to Maghera Beach and Caves
  • 10km to Narin Blue Flag Beach
  • 10km to Narin & Portnoo Golf Club
  • 10km to Glenties
  • 17km to Killybegs, 25km to Donegal town


Living Space


Living Area  Living Area

The holiday cottage has a bright open plan ground floor with living area, kitchen, dining area and sun room. The living area is comfortably furnished and has a wood burning stove (wood supplied). For home entertainment there is a tv and dvd player.

Kitchen  Kitchen

The kitchen area features an island unit with a breakfast bar and 2 high stools. The kitchen has an electric oven and ceramic hobs while an adjacent utility houses a fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine.

Sun Room  Sun Room

The sun room area has a tiled floor and a high vaulted ceiling. Four windows and a skylight flood this relaxing area with natural light.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

The holiday home has 4 bright and spacious bedrooms to sleep up to 9 people

  • Bedroom1: Master Bedroom on the first floor- double bed, vanity table and ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Bedroom2: Ensuite Bedroom with double and single bed - first floor - superb sea and mountain views
  • Bedroom3: Ensuite Double Bedroom - ground floor - rocking chair
  • Bedroom4:  Double Bedroom - gound floor - superb sea and mountain views

Tariff



Season

Tariff

Easter

€ 600

July - August

€ 700

June

€ 600

May,Sept

€ 550

Christmas/New Year

€ 700

Rest of Year (Oct, Nov,Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr)- Not Including Holiday Periods -

€ 450

Weekends (2 nights)

€ 350

Bank Holiday Weekends (3 nights)

€ 420

Weekends (3 nights) non bank holiday

€ 380

Midweek Stays Monday- Thurs excluding Weekends (Sept,Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar & Apr)

€ 100 per night

Midweek Stays Monday- Thursday excluding Weekends (May, June, July, August)

€ 130 per night



Booking Details

Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro200 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

  • bed linen and towels
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • wood for fire

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Contact the owner

Contact: Geraldine
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2012
Telephone:00353 87 9241971
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 54.7545
 Longitude: -8.3985

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