This stunning four bedroom home is situated close to Ards Forest Park on an elevated 1½ acre site. It enjoys spectacular uninterrupted views stretching from majestic Muckish Mountain to Ards Forest Park and across Sheephaven Bay to the Downings. Marble Hill Strand, Portnablagh, Dunfanaghy and Creeslough are all within easy reach.
This luxurious 4 bedroom chalet bungalow is located just a couple of hundred yards off the main Dunfanaghy – Creeslough road. Set in its own grounds in a quiet peaceful area with ample parking space it offers a wonderful opportunity to those seeking relaxation in an idyllic location. From its elevated site enjoy the beauty of the countryside from every window of this property with its sweeping panoramic views.
Offering spacious living The Haven has been tastefully furnished to a high standard throughout and will comfortably sleep 8 with its four large bedrooms. The ground floor consists of a generous living area with a wood burning stove. A contemporary style pine kitchen with high and low level cupboards, integrated ½ and ½ fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. There is a bright dining area with double doors leading into the conservatory with its stunning views. A large utility room houses a washing machine and tumble dryer. Accommodation on the ground floor consists of one twin bedroom, one double bedroom and a bathroom with separate shower.
The first floor consists of two double bedrooms with double aspect views and a shower room. Outside there is a patio area with a chiminea, patio furniture, a large garden and great parking space. The property is well set back from the road thus making it a safe playground for children.
The village of Dunfanaghy is a very popular holiday destination and is only about a five minute drive away. It offers a range of shops, pubs and many excellent restaurants to suit all tastes. Dunfanaghy offers something for everyone. With activities such as horse riding, fishing, golfing, hill walking, cycling, bird watching, wind surfing, water-skiing, traditional music, art galleries with their large selection of oil and water colours and a craft shop specialising in the very best of Irish handcrafts there is much to keep everyone busy.
The Haven is well located for exploring the local area. It is situated close to the entrance of Ards Forest Park which covers approximately 1200 acres and includes sandy beaches, sand dunes, salt marshes, salt water lakes and mature coniferous and deciduous woodlands. The beaches are one of the real treasures of this Forest Park with its many trails, picnic sites and a children’s adventure playground. A pass can be obtained at The Haven for free entrance to the Park.
There are a number of magnificent sandy beaches just a short distance away including Tramore, Ards and the blue flag beaches of Marble Hill and Killahoey. Ards Friary is set in 200 acres of mature woodland in a secluded and peaceful setting. It is open to the public and has a coffee shop which is open during the holiday season. A footpath flanked by mature trees follows the shoreline and leads to two beautiful secluded sandy beaches.
Overlooking Marble Hill Strand is the fabulous new Shandon Hotel Spa, fitness centre and pool. This modern spa has a hydrotherapy floor and eight treatment rooms. There are several first class golf courses. The challenging 18 hole course in Dunfanaghy and the two superb 18 hole Championship courses at Rosapenna including the brand new Sandy Hills course. There is also a 9 hole par 3 course in Creeslough.
The entire region is a fisherman’s paradise with trout and salmon lakes and rivers. There is fly-fishing at Creeslough and sea-angling off Portnablagh Harbour and the nearby port of Downings.
Glenveagh National Park and Castle is one of Ireland’s national treasures and is just 18km from the holiday home. The park is home to birds of prey and red deer which roam the mountains and valleys. Other outstanding attractions within easy driving distance are Doe Castle, the Dunlewey Lakeside Centre and the Gartan Outdoor Pursuit Centre. Tory Island with its spectacular scenery is an unforgettable day trip.Numerous scenic drives that are highly recommended are Horn Head, the Atlantic Drive, Lough Salt and the Bloody Foreland. Wind-surfing, water-skiing, sub-aqua canoeing and sailing are popular activities in the general locality. County Donegal is renowned for its unspoilt natural beauty with blue flag beaches, dramatic coastline and majestic highlands.
For a holiday experience with all this breath-taking scenery on your doorstep come to The Haven a first class holiday home between Dunfanaghy and Creeslough where a warm welcome will await you.
The spacious living room is comfortably furnished. It has a wood burning stove with a floor to ceiling stone surround. For home entertainment there is a tv and dvd player.
The holiday home has a contemporary style pine kitchen with high and low level cupboards. Appliances available include electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. An adjacent dining area has a table and 6 chairs.
A washing machine and tumble dryer is housed in a separate utility room.
Double doors lead from the dining area to the conservatory. This living space has comfortable wicker furniture and enjoys lovely views.
Accommodation in the holiday home is as follows:-
There is a ground floor bathroom with separate shower and a first floor shower room and wc.
July - August
May, June, Sept
Rest of Year
Weekends (2 nights)
Bank holiday Weekends (3 nights)
Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.
We had a most enjoyable stay in your lovely immaculate house, it is beautiful and in a great location.Hopefully we will get back again sometime.Many thanks .
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