Sonas - Dunlewey, Dunlewey

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 6

Sonas - Dunlewey


Pets AllowedOpen FireLake Views

Sonas is wonderfully situated within the beautiful village of Dunlewey. Errigal rises majestically at the rear of the house and throughout the year, the trail of walkers making their way to the summit can be experienced from the living room windows. These oversized windows also allow you to sit and capture the magical views across Dunlewey Lough towards the Poisoned Glen.

Whether the mountains are snow-capped or glistening in sunlight, this home allows you to relax and enjoy nature at its best. The home is sheltered with mature trees and has a large well-maintained garden.

The accommodation is comfortable and warm with both central heating and an open turf/coal burning fire. Three bedrooms can accommodate up to 6 people, with an additional sofa-bed in the living area. The kitchen opens into a separate dining area and living area. There is a storage shed available for storing bikes, wetsuits, golf equipment, fishing rods etc.

Things to do:

A short 3 minute walk brings you to the Dunlewey Lakeside Centre (Ionad Cois Locha). This centre has great facilities for children and adults alike including playgrounds, boat trips across the lake, a pets area, restaurant, craft shop, weaving demonstrations. It also houses a fine theatre and cultural centre with various concerts throughout the year. Recent performers include Altan, Donegal Chamber Orchestra, and the Donegal Youth Orchestra.

Dunlewey

Dunlewey is only 10km from the beautiful Glenveagh National Park. The Visitor Centre houses exhibitions and an audio-visual show and has a full programme of events running throughout the year e.g. ranger-led walks, birds of prey displays, garden detective hunts for children etc. The park itself has over 16,000 hectares (40,000 acres) of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer and the recently reintroduced Golden Eagle. A 19th century castle is surrounded by one of the best gardens in Ireland, and guided tours of the castle provide a great understanding of the history of this area. 

A Walkers Paradise

Dunlewey and its surrounding areas are a walkers paradise. Sli an Earagail – is a 77km marked trail route that starts and ends in Dunlewey and Sonas is located along this route. It allows you to take in the most beautiful scenery at your ease. You can climb Errigal and Muckish mountains at your own pace or join in the ranger-led walks at Glenveagh which cover the Poisoned Glen and Derryveagh mountains.

Touring Opportunities

There are many touring opportunities within a short drive of Sonas :-

  • Numerous golden beaches e.g. Bunbeg, Magheroarty, Marble Hill, Dunfanaghy, Carrickfinn
  • Ards Forest Park provides walks, beaches, playgrounds and an easy walking route to the peaceful Ards Friary
  • Trips to Tory, Inisbofin and Gola islands can be booked from Bunbeg or Magheroarty
  • Fishing permits for Dunlewey and Clady lakes can be purchased in Bunbeg
  • Drives across the rugged terrains of Bloody Foreland and Horn Head

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 3 bedrooms to sleep 6
  • all linen and towels supplied
  • wooden floors in all bedrooms
  • spacious bathroom with separate bath and shower
  • living room with open fireplace and countryside views
  • tv, dvd and cd/radio, dvds, books, childrens games and toys available
  • fully fitted kitchen with gas cooker
  • large fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher and microwave
  • washing machine
  • iron and ironing board
  • outside clothes line
  • mature gardens with childrens swing
  • plenty of play area for children
  • garage and outdoor shed available for storing bikes, canoes, golf clubs, fishing gear etc
  • outdoor furniture and patio area
  • quiet, private and peaceful location
  • 2 minute walk to Dunlewey Lakside Centre (Ionad Cois Locha)
  • 5 minute walk to shop, pub in Dunlewey
  • 10km to Glenveagh National Park
  • 15km to Gartan Outdoor Pursuits centre which offers a full programme of outdoor activities, canoeing, sailing etc
  • 10km to Bunbeg harbour and beach
  • 10km to Magheroarty beach and harbour - ferry service to Gola and Tory islands from here
  • 20km to Donegal Airport
  • 3km to An Chuirt Hotel, with leisure centre
  • Dunfanaghy, Letterkenny, Falcarragh and Cruit golf clubs all within a short drive away
  • please enquire at time of booking regarding pets


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped to ensure you have an enjoyable self catering holiday.
- gas cooker
- large fridge/freezer
- microwave and dishwasher
- washing machine
- iron and ironing board

Living Room  Living Room

The living room and dining room are openplan, with large windows opening to the front, side and rear, creating a wonderful sense of light and space. The views from these rooms are beautiful. The furniture is comfortable and the relaxing chairs can easily be moved to get the best view!

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Bedroom 1: Double Bedroom with beautiful view of Errigal
Bedroom 2: Twin Room
Bedroom 3: Bunk Beds with mountain view

Views  Views

Sonas is wonderfully situated within the beautiful village of Dunlewey. Errigal rises majestically at the rear of the house and throughout the year, the trail of walkers making their way to the summit can be experienced from the living room windows. These oversized windows also allow you to sit and capture the magical views across Dunlewey Lough towards the Poisoned Glen. Whether the mountains are snow-capped or glistening in sunlight, this home allows you to relax and enjoy nature at its best. The home is sheltered with mature trees and has a large well-maintained garden.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 450

May/June

€ 400

Sept/Oct

€ 400

Rest of Year

€ 350

Weekend (2 nights)

€ 250

Weekend (3 nights)

€ 300

Christmas

€ 400

New Year

€ 400

Easter

€ 350



Booking Details

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

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Contact the owner

Contact: Teresa and Joe
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2011
Telephone:00353 87 7657464
 00353 87 2446070
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.028
 Longitude: -8.146

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