Mountain View - Ramelton, Ramelton

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 5

Mountain View - Ramelton


Pets AllowedOpen FireCot & Highchair

Newly built modern three bedroom country cottage situated five minutes from the old world village of Ramelton. This stylish house can accommodate up to five people and offers bright and spacious living accommodation allowing guests to feel at home and relax.  The cottage is ideally situated as a base for  exploring the many treasures to be found in County Donegal and the wider North West region.

Ramelton

The town is named from Ráth Mealtáin, (Gaelic for "the fort of Mealtan"), an early Gaelic chieftain. The fort is said to lie under the ruins of a medieval castle of the O Donnells, the ruling family of West Donegal before their exile to mainland Europe in 1607.
Ramelton was settled by English and Scots planters during the Ulster plantation of the 17th century and is the site of the oldest Presbyterian church in Ireland.

The town with its old Georgian buildings, winding streets and river running alongside it has managed to retain its own world character while providing the modern facilities such as shops, pubs and restaurants.  Ramelton is situated 8miles from Letterkenny which is Donegal’s primary town & close to the renowned Knockalla Drive along the wild Atlantic coast.

The recently renovated Town Hall is the venue for a variety of entertainment including concerts and stage plays. The weekly Country Market is renowned for fresh vegetables, home baking and local handcrafted gifts. The village has many quaint pubs - the Bridge Bar is a highly regarded music venue while Conway's Pub enables the visitor to take a step back in time. Located along the beautiful quay is the building that houses the Ramelton Heritage Centre and Donegal Ancestry - the latter enabling you to trace your Donegal ancestors.

The towns famous village fair ’the Lennon Festival’ runs in June of each year. The river Lennon is famed for its salmon fishing while deep sea fishing and a sailing school are also available in nearby Rathmullan.  The area is blessed with many tranquil walkways, ideal for country strolls and for the more adventurous there are a variety of walking challenges including mountain & forest walks in surrounding locations. Glenleary riding stables offer equestrian activities for both the novice and experienced rider and there are a variety of renowned links golf courses  and tranquil sandy beaches within a short distance of Ramelton.

Surrounding Area

Ramelton is centrally situated in North West Donegal which means that Mountain View is ideally located to explore this beautiful part of Ireland. There are numerous scenic drives within half an hours drive of the holiday home - including the spectacular Knockalla Coast Road and the breathtaking Atlantic Drive. Within the same distance there are several villages - Rathmullan, Portsalon, Kerrykeel, Carrigart, Downings -  each with very different character and all worth a visit.

  • Nearest Village:  Ramelton 2 km
  • Beach: Stone beach 5min drive or 25min walk/ sandy beach 15min drive
  • Golf Courses: Portsalon Golf Course 30min drive. Letterkenny Golf Course 10min drive. Rosapenna golf course 25min drive. Otway Golf Course 15min drive
  • Donegal Genealogy Centre
  • Rathmullan Flight of the Earls Exhibition
  • Renowned Atlantic Coast Drive
  • Glenveagh Castle

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 3 bedrooms to sleep 5
  • Bedroom 1: Single bedroom on ground floor, ensuite
  • Bedroom 2: Ensuite Double bedroom on first floor
  • Bedroom 3: Ensuite double bedroom
  • 1. Bathroom with bath & electric shower on ground floor
  • 2. Ensuite bathrooms in each bedroom with toilet & electric shower
  • Main living room has open fire
  • TV & DVD player
  • Leather furniture & wooden floors
  • Kitchen has wood burning stove
  • Ceramic hob & electric oven, microwave
  • Fridge freezer, dishwasher
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Iron & Ironing board, outside washing line
  • Dining table with 6 chairs, sofa
  • Separate Utility room
  • Cot, highchair & stairgates available
  • Garden with furniture
  • Full access to tennis courts & wildlife sanctuary
  • Wonderful views of Donegal hills and mountains
  • Ample parking for 2 cars
  • 2km to nearest village
  • Stone beach 5min drive/25min walk
  • Sandy beach 15min drive
  • Letterkenny Golf Course 10min drive
  • Pets welcome


Living Space


Kitchen/Dining Area  Kitchen/Dining Area

The spacious kitchen is located to the rear of the house and encompasses a living/dining room with its own wood burning stove and sofa allowing the visitor to relax and unwind in comfort.

Living Room  Living Room

The living room is located to the front of the house, has an open fireplace and enjoys panoramic views over the beautiful Donegal hills and out towards Muckish mountain. It is elegantly furnished with leather furniture and features wooden floors creating a warm welcoming atmosphere.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

3 bedrooms to sleep five:

  • Bedroom 1: Single bedroom on ground floor, ensuite located to front of house with mountain views
  • Bedroom 2:  Ensuite Double bedroom on first floor, tv, wood floor, with surrounding mountains and Lough Swilly
  • Bedroom 3:  Ensuite double bedroom, tv, wood floor with views of surrounding mountains and Lough Swilly
  • 1. Bathroom with bath and electric shower located on ground floor
  • 2. Ensuite bathrooms in each bedroom with toilet and electric shower

Garden / Sanctuary  Garden / Sanctuary

Landscaped grounds and many winding country roads ideal for the energetic walker or for a more leisurely stroll. Staying at the cottage you also have full access to the tennis courts and to the owner johns wildlife sanctuary. this has its own man made lake stocked with ducks and pheasants and has paths running through the sanctuary for people to walk, explore or relax with a picnic.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 500

June/Sept

€ 415

Rest of Year

€ 350

Easter

€ 425

Christmas

€ 425

Weekend (2 nights)

€ 190

Weekend (3 nights)

€ 230



Booking Details

Euro50 deposit secures booking - balance payable during stay

  • check in 2:30pm, check out 11am
  • rental Sat – Sat except by special arrangement

This owner accepts PayPal

PayPal Accepted

What's Included

  • linen
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • coal, logs and kindling

What's Not Included

  • towels

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Contact the owner

Contact: John Coyle
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2010
Telephone:00353 74 9151111
 00353 86 8206714
 
Website:Owners website
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.0287
 Longitude: -7.625

What they say

Many thanks for the warm hospitality and for staying a wonderful and cosy cottage.  We have enjoyed all the days even if the weather was very changeable.  We are vey sad that our time here has gone so quickly.  We say not good bye but so long and will return soon.  Thanks, thanks, thanks

Renak & Guntha Dicantre, Andre Koch & Doreen Stoops - Germany- Oct '12

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