Stable Cottage on beachfront estate

Entire home/apt

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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Stable Cottage sits in a beautiful location within the mature Fort Royal estate. 2 cosy bedrooms on a gallery landing, open plan living & dining room, opening into a peaceful kitchen garden, this is the perfect country retreat to get away from it all

The space

Fort Royal lies in an idyllic location on the shores of Lough Swilly in North Donegal, in the picturesque harbour village of Rathmullan.

Stable Cottage sits in a beautiful location within the mature grounds of Fort Royal Country House, formerly one of the county's most well-known hotels. Converted from the original stone stable block into a cosy 2 bedroom cottage, it offers an open plan living and dining area with cable TV and DVD player, and fully equipped kitchen. The gallery landing above leads to a double and a twin bedroom, and bathroom with bath/shower. French windows in the living area open into a sheltered, peaceful kitchen garden.

The real magic though lies in the beautiful grounds outside- you will step out of the door into 8 acres of wonderfully mature parkland and gardens, with direct, private access onto one of the best beaches in County Donegal, with 2 km of unbroken sand sloping gently down into Lough Swilly. Your private tennis court (shared between the four residences on site) has among the best views of any court in Ireland!

The shops, restaurants, pubs and amenities of the village are a few minutes' stroll along the beach or road, and the local area is an ideal holiday destination for walkers, cyclists, golfers and watersport fans alike- everything you need is on your doorstep. Alternatively, there can be no better place than Rathmullan to simply change down a few gears, kick back and relax...

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: 13 / night after 3 guests
Cleaning Fee: 66
Weekly Discount: 19%
Weekend Price: 99 / night
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James User Profile
August 2017

Abraham User Profile
August 2017
It was a very nice accommodation. The garden and the setting with the beach was fantastic. For the kids it was also very nice.

Karen User Profile
July 2017
me my husband our daughter and her 8 month old baby stayed here in July1 7 Had a great time beds very comfortable great garden. Cottage quite cosy. There are a few pubs about twenty minute walk away . The beachcomber was very good for food.About a ten minute drive from next village Ramelton

Naoise User Profile
July 2017
Great place will come back. One small issue is that the shower is always cold that would need to be fixed. Other than that gorgeous place to stay.

Pauline User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful setting, within a very short walk from a beautiful beach

Martha User Profile
June 2017
We were in Rathmullan for a wedding at Rathmullan House and Alison's cottage was walkable from the venue. It's set in a gorgeous location just a stone's throw from the beach and in lovely grounds with a garden out the back. Inside is basic but cosy with a working fireplace. There was a problem with the shower when we were there but they were able to give us access to another of the cottages on site.

Matthew User Profile
January 2017
Great cute place for a few days away. Open fire (much needed in Jan) and short walk down to a pristine beach with amazing views. Rathmullan town has a good few pubs, small shops and nice bay/harbour. It's a good location for exploring up and down the Atlantic way. Recommended!

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Alison User Profile

As a busy working mum, I know the value of making the most of family time and trips away, and want to make your stay in our place in Donegal as relaxing and memorable as possible!

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