Violet Cottage - Ballyshannon, Ballyshannon

2 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 5

Violet Cottage - Ballyshannon


Pets AllowedTraditional PropertyOpen Fire

Three hundred year old refurbished Irish thatched cottage in a tranquil forest setting.  Terrific mountain views, perfect peace and less than 3 miles from Ballyshannon and 12 miles from Donegal Town both towns are well equipped with shops, craft shops and several interesting pubs.

Local Attractions:

This friendly, quiet area is perfect for walkers, swimmers, surfers (the beach at Rossnowlagh is only a few minutes away), fishermen, painters, photographers, Traditional Irish Music lovers, links golfers (18 hole golf courses close at Murvagh and Bundoran) and nature lovers.

Some of the local historical sites include Kilbarron Church and Castle, Wardtown Castle, grave of William Allingham (the poet at Ballyshannon), and Donegal Castle, the seat of the O’ Donnell chieftains, in Donegal Town.

Local Activities:

  • Surfing Rossnowlagh has some of the best surfing in the world and the European Championships have been held here a number of times
  • Golf - superb 18 hole links championship courses are located at Murvagh, near Donegal Town and  at Bundoran
  • Walking -  The Creevy Shore Walk is a purpose built coastal footpath 10 miles in length running from Rossnowlagh through Creevy to the mouth of the Erne Estuary. There is also some excellent long distance walks such as the Blue Stack Way and Baile na Gaeltachta [the Gaeltacht Way].
  • Donegal Town  (15km) is  of great historical interest and has numerous tourist attractions. Donegal Castle stands beside The Diamond, overlooking the River Eske. Guided historical tours of Donegal Town take place on a daily basis during the summer and the Waterbus takes you around Donegal Bay. The ruins of Donegal Abbey, situated on the bay, are open to the public.
  • Creevy Pier - for tours of Donegal Bay, including, Slieve League - the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
  • Horse-Riding There are several horse-riding and trekking establishments in the area where you can enjoy an afternoon on horseback, riding through some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery.
  • Cycling South Donegal abounds with small, winding roads which offer spectacular views around every corner and are ideal for cycling.
  • Angling - anglers can sample game, coarse and sea angling with sea angling boats available for local chartering. (The first salmon of the season is frequently caught in the nearby River Drowse)
  • Waterworld in Bundoran - one of Ireland's leading Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the seafront in Bundoran (10km)

 

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 2 Bedrooms to sleep 4/5
  • 1 x master double bedroom with luxury ensuite
  • 1 x double bedroom with double and single
  • Double shower with wash basin and toilet in ensuite
  • Stand alone clawfoot bath tub
  • Separate shower room with whb and wc
  • Four open fires with turf supplied
  • Satellite television, music centre/docking station and dvd
  • Original Irish dresser
  • Fully equipped, fully fitted Kitchen
  • Cooker / microwave
  • fridge/freezer
  • dinner table
  • Utility room with washing machine & tumble dryer
  • 300 year old traditional thatch cottage
  • Plenty of outside space in forest setting
  • Ideal touring base
  • Terrific mountain views
  • Ample Parking
  • pets welcome


Living Space


Living Room  Living Room

The cottage living room features an open fireplace.  In addition to the original Irish dresser there are several other decorative items which enhance the traditional cottage experience.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

There are 2 double bedrooms in Violet Cottage, one of which is ensuite.  Again, the furniture in each of the bedrooms is in keeping with a traditional cottage.

Bathroom  Bathroom

The bathroom is very spacious and includes a clawfoot bath tub in the centre of the room. There is also a shower, toilet & wash hand basin.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 500

Rest of Year

€ 500

Weekend (not available)

€ 



Booking Details

Booking deposit of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting pe9ì─║riod.

  • check in 4pm, check out 11am
  • rental Sat – Sat except by special arrangement

This owner accepts PayPal

PayPal Accepted

What's Included

  • linen and towels
  • electricity
  • central heating
  • turf for fire

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Contact the owner

Contact: John
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2010
Telephone:7702793001
 2897564734
 07889116547
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 54.5196
 Longitude: -8.1259

What they say

July 2016  This was our 2nd visit to the cottage and it wont be the last. A fantastic place woth every amenity you could need. Can't wait to come back. Thanks to all involved.

Roger, Gillian and Sandy

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