A unique cottage mixing old and new
DriftWood cottage started out life as stables as part of the Hamiliton estate. My husband and I have renovated the house while also adding a modern extension allowing the house to be the perfect blend of old and new.
During the day you can relax in the open kitchen and living area. Lighting the wood burning stove which is perfect in the winter or summer to create that cottage feel. The beach and Clocktower bar/restaurant are walking distance. While popular attractions such as Slieve League, Ardara and Glencolmcille all within driving distance. Also the quaint fishing village of Killybegs is 1 1/2 miles away.
While Driftwood cottage is a short drive away from a number of bustling towns it is placed on a tranquil country road. Allowing you in the evenings to surrender yourself to the pleasures of an open fire (a bag of coal, sticks and fire lighters will be left ).
Iron & Ironing board
Guests will have access to everything.
Interaction with Guests
We would interact with guests as much or as little as they choose.
When you arrive at Driftwood Cottage you feel that you have arrived somewhere special. The location is perfect for walking, horse riding, fishing, sea angling or just going to the many beaches in the area. With such spectacular scenery on the doorstep you won't get bored. Or just chill out and enjoy the open fire and a glass of wine.
Other Things to Note
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Respect the house and the surroundings.
We had the most wonderful time in Driftwood Cottage. From the pictures we knew it would be beautiful but you really have to see it in the flesh to truely appreciate it's charm.
When we arrived the lights were on and the fires were roaring to give us most warm welcome we could have asked for. We really were not expecting that.
The house is really well equipped so you are never left wanting for anything. Killybegs is a beautiful spot, the people are so friendly and the cliffs nearby are the highest in Europe and will help dust away any cobwebs you might have had from drinks around the fire the night before. Perfect.
Be prepared, there is is no phone or wifi but that is a massive plus and not a negative.
We will definitely be returning at some point in the future because we just feel in love with the place and the peace and quiet of it all and we will recommend it to all of our friends and family (and anyone else who'll listen!)
We were made to feel very welcome right from the off. The house was fantastic, full of character but still with the modern amenities you would expect. The house was very well finished and being a keen cook I was impressed by the selection of pans etc. All in all a great stay and we would definitely make a return visit.
Absolutely stunning home... beautiful setting... would recommend to all...
House and location suited us perfectly. We were a family who wanted to spend some quality time enjoying the outdoors. Great hikes around the area and beautiful sandy beach 5mins away was perfect for lazy strolls in the evening. The Cottage itself was great and accommodated the 7 of us + dog comfortably. The tasteful decor and the already lit stove made us feel right at home. Overall a very pleasant stay and we look forward to another! We never met our host but both Roseann and Sean were very helpful and pleasant to deal with over the phone.
The listing was described accurately, and the cottage was wonderful, we felt very welcome into a house full of well thought out space, creative renovation, character and homeliness. The fireplace and the wood-burner added to the charm, and we took advantage of cooking and spending the evenings in this fantastic space. One must not forget to mention the irresistible large old fashioned bath to soak in. The overall spaciousness yet cosiness of the cottage was striking. The combination of old and new architecture was skilled very well thought out, and we were very grateful to have the opportunity to enjoy this clearly personal project. The location off the beat and track was very pleasant, and great for children. We would highly recommend this cottage.
Stunning cottage tucked away on a quiet lane but still in short distance of nearby Killybegs and Fintra Bay blue flag beach. Very homely and spacious! The house is very well equipped and suitable for a large family as well. As the weather wasn't ideal we had the opportunity to make use of the fire place in the cosy livingroom!
We didn't meet Roseann while we were there but she provided us with everything we needed to know.
Would definitely recommend this place!