Glebe House - Downings, Downings

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 7

Glebe House - Downings

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Glebe House is a 3 bedroom holiday home  located along the Atlantic Drive on the ruggedly beautiful Rosguill Peninsula in North Donegal. The  holiday home enjoys lovely views over Mulroy Bay towards the hills of the Fanad Peninsula. From the front door it is just 4km to the centre of the popular beach and golf resort of Downings on the shores of Sheephaven Bay.

This neat and cosy holiday home has 3 bedrooms to sleep up to 7 people.  It has a well equipped kitchen and a living room with open fireplace. There is ample parking around the property.

The Rosguill Peninsula 

The coastline of the Rosguill Peninsula that surrounds the holiday home is dotted with lovely sandy beaches, coves and rocky headlands. The narrow winding roads on the peninsula are ideal walking and cycling terrain.  The "local pub" is the Singing Pub - renowned for its food and music sessions. The Atlantic Drive around Rosguill is now part of the Wild Atlantic Way - Irelands long distance driving route.


Nearby Downings is a vibrant seaside resort with a Blue Flag Beach and a superb golf complex at Rosapenna.  Downings is well served with pubs, hotels,  and cafe/craft shops. It has an indoor leisure centre with swimming pool.  The Rosapenna Golf Resort has 2 championship links courses, a driving range and a pitch and putt. Downings beach and Tramore Strand are popular with all types of watersports.

Local Attractions/ Amenities

  • Enjoy beautiful beaches on your doorstep –  Tra na Rossan, Melmore ,Downings, Tramore Strand,.
  • Go sea angling or sightseeing on Sheephaven Bay - licensed charter boats are available at Downings. Fishing includes Bluefin Tuna, Shark and Tope.
  • Golf at Rosapenna Golf Club – featuring two classic 18 hole links course. Other superb courses in the general locality include Dunfanaghy and Portsalon
  • Enjoy the indoor facilities at the Magherabeg Leisure Centre
  • Take a trip around the spectacular coastal drives in the region -   the Atlantic Drive, Horn Head, Lough Salt Drive and the Fanad Drive
  • Enjoy diving in the clear waters of Mulroy Bay and Sheephaven Bay - the Mevagh Dive Centre is based in nearby Carrigart
  • Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. 
  • Enjoy the atmosphere in some of the pubs in the locality - including Singing Pub on the Atlantic Drive,  the Harbour Bar in Downings, and the Olde Glen Bar in Glen Village.
  • Use the Mulroy Bridge to explore the scenic Fanad Peninsula
  • Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk.
  • Climb Muckish and Errigal. Mount Errigal, the highest mountain in Donegal is a demanding climb and once on the summit you can see for miles around.

Facilities & Living Space


  • 3 bedrooms to sleep up to 7 people
  • bathroom with bath and overhead shower
  • kitchen and dining area with tiled floor
  • cooker, microwave
  • dishwasher
  • fridge freezer
  • washing machine
  • dining table and 4 chairs
  • living room with sea views
  • television
  • open fireplace
  • iron and ironing board
  • enclosed garden
  • plenty space around the property
  • sorry, no pets

Living Space

Kitchen and Dining Area  Kitchen and Dining Area

The holiday home has a well equipped kitchen with adjacent dining area. Appliances available include, cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer.
A washing machine is also available.


Living Room  Living Room

The cosy living room has an open fireplace and enjoys sea views. For home entertainment there is a tv.


Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Accommodation in the holiday home is as follows:-

  • Bedroom 1: Double bedroom -
  • Bedroom 2: Double and Single Bunk Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Bunk Beds

There is a bathroom with bath and overhead shower





€ 490


€ 400

Easter/ Christmas

€ 450

New Year

€ 490

Rest of Year

€ 390

Weekends ( 3 nights)

€ 300

Booking Details

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

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

What's Included

  • bed linen
  • electricity
  • central heating

What's Not Included

  • towels

Contact the owner

Contact: Margaret
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2016
Telephone:00353 85 7790101
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.218
 Longitude: -7.8153

What they say

Can I also take this opportunity to say how helpful and user friendly your website is - it is certainly a plus for Donegal. I became aware of it through a friend who has booked a house in Ballyliffin for a number of us attending a wedding in the area in the summer.

Deirdre OLoan

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