Sarahs Traditional Cottage, Letterkenny

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 6

Sarahs Traditional Cottage


Pets AllowedTraditional PropertyOpen FireCot & Highchair

Sarah's Cottage is a superb traditional style self catering accommodation situated at Glenswilly in the Hills of Donegal overlooking Mt.Errigal and the nearby Meenaroy Mountains. The holiday cottage is at the end of its own road with an old cobble bog road leading into the hills.

The cottage itself is over 200 years old. It has been extensively restored in the past year in a manner that tastefully combines modern comforts with old world charm. To the rear of the cottage there is an enclosed garden. A  decking area provides a comfortable area to sit back and enjoy the picturesque countryside. It’s also the perfect location for a barbeque!

Attached to the cottage there is 30 acres of private hill ground for walking and enjoying splendid views of the surrounding countryside.

Nestling in the gentle Hills of Glenswilly Sarah's Cottages has a very peaceful and quiet location. Nevertheless, modern day amenities are nearby - a shop and filling station, deli and post office are situated on the main road at the end of the lane.

Local Attractions:

  • Sarah's Traditional Cottage  is situated within minutes travel of some of Donegal and Ireland's greatest attractions, including:-
  • Glenveagh National Park: About twenty minutes drive away from Sarah's Cottage this magnificent national park is home to herds of red deer and golden eagles.
  • Gartan Outdoor Pursuits Centre: Situated on the shores of Loch Gartan this is a very popular destination for adventure holiday enthusiasts.
  • Fintown Light Railway: The wonderfully scenic railway is about fifteen minutes drive away from the cottage. It is equally popular with adults and children alike.
  • Newmills Corn and Flax Mills: Situated on the Glenties Road out of Letterkenny the mills contain the largest working waterwheels in Ireland.
  • Glebe House and Gallery: This is a Regency house built in 1828 set in woodland and decorated with William Morris textiles, Islamic and Japanese art. Here is housed the Derek Hill Art Collection, including over 300 works of art by leading twentieth century artists, including Picasso and Kokoshk
  • Letterkenny Leisure Centre: This excellently equipped leisure centre includes a fitness room, steam room, whirlpool, sauna, plunge pool, kids pool and swimming pool.
  • Donegal County Museum: The Museum houses both permanent and temporary exhibitions including displays from the Stone Age, the late Medieval period and the recent history and folk life of the county.

 

Activities:

Angling: Visitors to the area around Sarah's Cottage are spoiled for choice with three lakes, Loughs Nacally, Gartan, Akibbon all yielding generous catches. Gartan lake yields a plentiful supply of small brown trout and the odd salmon.

Hill walking: The cottage itself stands at the beginning of an old cobble bog road leading into the hills, making it an ideal starting off point for hill walkers. Marked routes and maps are available.

Sarah's Traditional Cottage  provides a unique holiday experience in a tranquil rural setting. Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors or simply want to unwind and relax Sarah's Cottage provides the ideal holiday base.

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 3 double bedrooms to sleep 6 comfortably
  • bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • main living area has with open stone fireplace
  • flagstone floor
  • comfortable furniture suite
  • traditional half door
  • tv and dvd
  • fully fitted kitchen has the following facilities
  • gas hob and oven
  • microwave and dishwasher
  • fridge and chest freezer
  • slate tiles
  • traditional dresser, table and 6 chairs
  • washing machine, tumble dryer in utility area
  • outside clothes line, iron and ironing board
  • cot, highchair and babysitter available
  • decking area with patio furniture and barbeque
  • elevated site provides wonderful countryside views
  • 20 minutes drive to Glenveigh National Park
  • 10 minutes drive to Letterkenny
  • quiet and peaceful location, ideal touring base
  • ample parking
  • pets welcome
  • All linen and towels supply


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

The attached photograph shows the beautifully refurbished kitchen and dining area of Sarahs Cottage. The kitchen has all the modern appliances you would expect to find in a luxury self catering accommodation - including, microwave, dishwasher,  fridge and freezer. The room has been designed to tastefully combine these appliances with the more traditional kitchen fixtures and fittings - dresser, milk churn, oil lamps. An adjacent area has a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Living area  Living area

The sitting room of the cottage retains its original structure and cosy ambience. In keeping with the traditional theme of the cottage the room features a flagstone floor, a centrepiece stone fireplace and a half-door entrance. For home entertainment there is a TV and a DVD player.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Accommodation at the cottage consists of 3 spacious double bedrooms. Each bedroom has  a wood laminate floor and a wooden ceiling. The bedroom fixture and fittings are in keeping with the traditional style of the cottage. The cottage bathroom is spacious and features a bath and separate shower.

Garden  Garden

The garden of the cottage has lovely countryside views. Attached to the cottage there is 30 acres of private hill ground for walking and enjoying splendid views of the surrounding countryside.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 550

May / June / Sept

€ 490

April / October

€ 450

Rest of Year

€ 400

Weekend (2 nights)

€ 275

Weekend (3 nights)

€ 350

Christmas / New Year

€ on enquiry



Booking Details

Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.

  • linen supplied free of charge
  • electricity included
  • central heating included

 


What's Included

  • all bed linen&towels
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • cot and highchair on request

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Contact the owner

Contact: Dolores
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2014
Telephone:00353868447158
 00353877556784
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 54.922
 Longitude: -7.9029

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