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The General's Retreat


The General's Retreat

8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean7 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Built (1966) by General Sir John Hackett , this house occupies a stunning location overlooking the Loughrous Point estuary. It accommodates up to 8 people and provides an ideal base for exploring south-west Donegal. Complete privacy and tranquility


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM


29 Reviews

Rebecca User Profile
May 2018
Clean and nice place! The views are breathtaking. Ardara is a great town with lovely people. Good place to relax and take it easy.
Eric User Profile
April 2018
Clean,spacious with stunning views. Perfect location to a lot of great sights. Can watch a sunset from the window-incredibly peaceful
Marr User Profile
August 2017
The General's Retreat was the perfect spot for our visit to Donegal! The comfortable home with beautiful views and the cozy fireplace was a wonderful treat to come home to at the end of a day of exploring the gorgeous countryside of Donegal. Thanks to Allay for tips for excursion…
Melissa User Profile
June 2017
The house is great! It was perfect for our family group. What a beautiful location! It has all the amenities you would want or need. (Having 3 bathrooms to use was very helpful.) Even when we didn't feel like going anywhere, we could just relax and soak in the beauty around us. A…
Patrice User Profile
May 2017
The view from Connell's place is stunning. You can spend the evenings watching the sunset, the changing of the tide, and then build a fire in the fireplace and enjoy the cozy space. Allaye's help in finding the house and explaining everything is really necessary - would be diffic…
Susan User Profile
April 2017
Great 'off the beaten path' spot. Inside is very accommodating, clean and spacious . Outside is wonderful..... From the quiet meadows of sheep, the sandbars in the inlet, waves breaking beyond, to the rolling hills leading out to land's end..... It's all just beautiful !!
Linda User Profile
April 2017
Clean well cared for cottage in a location which is off the beaten track but still a great location. A gorgeous beach is a 30 minute walk with incredible views the entire way. It has working fireplace with a fire laid. No wifi but the tv works well and has cable. Every room ha…

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