Pier House is a luxury modern holiday home situated in the beautiful Carrickfinn area of West Donegal – 5km from the village of Annagry. The holiday home is blessed with a wonderfully scenic location - a location that is both secluded and yet convenient to all the main tourist attractions in West Donegal From its elevated site above a small pier the holiday home enjoys superb views over Gweedore Bay towards Bunbeg Harbour and Errigal Mountain. This beautiful landscape is ever changing with the constantly changing sky.
The holiday home has top class accommodation for up to 8 people. There is geothermal heating throughout and a built in vacuum system. There are 4 roomy double bedrooms - 2 of which are ensuite. The holiday home effectively has 3 separate living areas - including a beautifully furnished sun room, a separate living room and a lounge area in the open plan ground floor. These living areas – like all rooms to the front of the house – enjoy superb panoramic sea views.
The Carrickfinn peninsula has been designated a Special Area of Conservation and also a Natural Heritage area. Wildlife is in abundance and the area is noted for the presence of rare plant species. A 5 minute drive from the holiday home will bring the visitor to the wonderful Carrickfinn blue flag beach
West Donegal is famous for its natural beauty - from the majesty of Glenveagh National Park to the wild Atlantic views along the Rosses and Gweedore coastline. Errigal and the Derryveagh mountains are only 20 minutes drive away. The Dunlewey Lakeside Centre is a similar distance by car and boasts an exciting historical display of local crafts, trips on the lake, play facilities for children and pony trekking. The visitor can also sample the delights of local fishing in many surrounding lakes and rivers. The holiday home is central to both Bunbeg and Burtonport harbours where several charter boats and ferries operate. These can be used for sea angling, sight seeing or visiting the local islands including Gola, Tory and Aranmore
•Golf on nearby Cruit Island Golf Club – a challenging 9 hole course.
•Take a trip around the spectacular Bloody Foreland
•Try some of the local award winning restaurants - Danny Minnies in Annagry or the Lobster Pot in Burtonport
•Visit Dunlewey Lakeside Centre - Facilities include restaurant, tea-room, craft shop, adventure play areas, pets & animals, storytelling, boat trips on Dunlewey Lake, guided tours and weaving demonstrations.
•Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches in the locality - including the fabulous Carrickfinn Blue Flag Beach (5 min drive)
•Relax in the Leisure Centre of An Chuirt Hotel
•Take a day trip to Aranmore, Tory Island or Gola Island.
•Climb Muckish and Errigal.
•Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. Glenveagh contains the largest red deer population in Europe. Within the National Park Glenveagh Castle and gardens are well worth a visit on their own
•Fish for salmon on the Clady river
A cead mile failte awaits you in this superb modern holiday home in the heart of West Donegal
The open plan kitchen with dining area has two large windows providing ample natural light. Top of the range Neff equipment is installed - including electric oven and hob and fridge/freezer. Crockery and cutlery are supplied along with everything one might need in a luxury kitchen. The dining area has a large square table and 8 comfortable dining chairs. A washing machine and tumble dryer are located in a separate utility room.
The spacious lounge area has two large windows offering commanding views over Gweedore Bay towards Bunbeg Harbour and Errigal. From the comfort of the luxury leather suite you can just sit and watch the boats sail by. The area is furnished with a large plasma tv with dvd player. The occasional tables, lamps and colourful wall picture help create the perfect ambience for relaxation.
The holiday home has 4 comfortable and spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom on the ground floor has excellent ensuite facilities and a built-in wardrobe. There are 3 double bedrooms located on the first floor. The photograph below shows the ensuite double bedroom. The remaining two bedrooms are to the front of the house and enjoy superb sea views
A very attractive feature of the holiday home is the existence of a number of separate living areas. In addition to the open plan lounge area there is another living room and a large sun room - both located to the front of the house. Like all rooms to the front the second living room enjoys superb sea views. It features a luxury leather suite, hardwood floor, electric fire and television.
The beautifully furnished sun room is an ideal place to sit back, relax and enjoy the superb scenery outside
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Weekend (min 3 nights)
Bank holiday weekend
Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.
Have just spent a relaxing holiday in your house. The house itself is beautiful and highly equipped. This has made for a very comfortable stay. The location of the house is outstanding with its proximity to the water, and its stunning view of Errigal. The main beach was great for rock climbing, dune jumping, and swimming. All in all we had great holiday.
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