About this listing
Newly renovated traditional Irish cottage 5 minutes walk from Creevy Pier with Pub and restaurant Idyllic coast location to surf, walk, fish. 5 minutes drive to town.
Sleeps 2 .Ideal for couples
Minimum Stay 3 nights
July &August one week minimum
A unique opportunity to experience life in a traditional Irish stone cottage,originally thatched , but now with a slate roof and all modern amenities. Situated in a stunning location on the edge of the Atlantic with panoramic views. It is ideal for either a quiet retreat or as a base to explore the area.Ideal also as inspiration for artists or writers. Perfect as a romantic getaway for couples. See Wild Atlantic Way or Creevy Experience sites for further info about what is available in the area.
This area is a mecca for all outdoor activities,swimming,surfing,hill walking, cycling,horse riding,fishing, birdwatching,boat trips etc.
The cottage has direct access to a stunning coast walk from Ballyshannon to Rossnowlagh which was developed by the local community.
Please note minimum stay is three nights all year except July and August when minimium stay is one week.
Ballyshannon is the oldest town in Ireland.
Accomodation comprises large open plan living room/kitchen/dining area with wood burning stove. There is a traditional sleeping loft with a comfortable double bed.
Separate shower room with wood burning stove. Outdoor seating and use of outdoor built in barbecue and fireplace.
Outdoor room for storing bikes, surf boards, wet suits, fishing gear etc. Secure parking.
Self catering with all basic provisions provided. including tea and coffee. We provide a complimentary welcome basket of bread,eggs, butter and milk.
We light the stoves prior to your arrival and provide a complimentary bale of peat briquettes. Additional briquettes are available for use should you require them. Normal price is 4 euro per bale. An "honesty box" is left in the cottage where you can pay for extra bales used.
There are back up electric radiators.
Use of Internet is in the study of the main house right beside the cottage,Guests can access this room directly from the outside.
While there is no cable tv available a DVD player and screen can be provided
Interaction with Guests
We live beside the cottage and are available to provide any help and assistance as required.I was born in Ballyshannon and other than a few years away I have lived all my life in this area.We have intimate local knowledge and can advise visitors about the off the beaten track places.
There is convenient public transport to Ballyshannon, but not to the cottage which is 4 kms from Ballyshannon
Other Things to Note
Cottage sleeps 2 people. Quoted rates are for two people sharing.
Minimum stay is 3 nights.
Profits from your stay in the cottage will go directly to a centre for children with disability in India.See Samuha Ireland website for details,
Sleeping loft not suitable for young children because of steep stairs.