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Restored traditional cottage on Wild Atlantic Way with free wifi.

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Exposed stone walls, turf fire, secluded garden but with all mod cons sleeps 5-7

Indulge yourself in the authentic charm of the tastefully restored Laurel Cottage set deep in Donegal's Gaeltacht on the Wild Atlantic Way.The oldest inhabited house in Upper Killult, has been rejuvenated with traditional lime render exterior, exposed stone feature walls inside, lime washed downstairs bedroom, reclaimed tiled hallway, tongue and groove woodwork, all sliding sash windows and modern kitchen by Willa and Mark.-Now you too can enjoy the tranquillity, scenery and craic of Donegal in this very special home. Falcarragh (1/2 mile) is Ireland largest Irish speaking town with 3 supermarkets, bank with ATM, a selection of bars and restaurants and a superb Friday market. The cottage has views from the front over Ballyness estuary and the beautiful beaches of Magheroarty and Falcarragh and on to Tory Island. From the secluded rear garden, there are views over the fields to Errigal, Donegal's highest mountain.

Sleeping accomodation is a double and a single bedroom upstairs and a large double bedroom downstairs. 2 additional guests can be accomodated on a newly purchased good quality sofabed in the downstairs sitting room.

Wifi now installed at the cottage.

All linen, towels and final clean included in price.

We have agreed preferential rates with the country's leading private aviation company Eurojet to make your stay in Laurel Cottage extra special and to save travelling time. Please contact us and we can provide a quote. Donegal Airport is just 15 minutes from the cottage.

More Details

Owner
Mark Carson
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Killult in Donegal

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 downstairs - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 upstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 downstairs with re-claimed Victorian tiled floor and Victorian double ended bath, WC and sink and tongue and groove panelling. Bathroom 2 upstairs with power shower, WC and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 ground floor - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 upstairs - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 single - 1 Single Bed
    Sofabed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofabed in the livingroom.
  • Bedroom 1 with double bed and period furniture fully restored with lime-washed walls and electric stove. Bedroom 2 upstairs with double bed, dresser, wardrobe and views to the sea. Bedroom 3 with single bed. Views over the fields. Double sofabed in the living room probably best suited for occasional use.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Complementary basket of turf included.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Restored traditional cottage on Wild Atlantic Way with free wifi.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
Birmingham, England
5

Fantastic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Having just spent a long weekend at the cottage, I can honestly say that it was a superb place. The cottage is beautifully restored but still has the modern facilities (dishwasher,d.v.d player, Heating!) to make it a comfortable place to relax, after days out exploring.

The cottage is situated in a great location for people who like walking as there is a national park nearby, but its also ideal for people loooking for a secluded sandy beach to chill out on, we visited in Feb, so it wasn't quite the sunbathing weather but the costal areas were pretty breathtaking even at that time of year. The cottage has lots of books about the surrounding area, which is really useful as it gives you some good ideas about what to do whilst there. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who is looking for a relaxing break away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: many thanks Jenga, glad you enjoyed you short break. Everyone seems to enjoy playing with the turf fire... and it really is close to something for everyone.
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5

Step back in time, with all modern comforts!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is located in a quiet area. Beautifully restored with everything you may require plus more. WiFi was a huge factor in deciding our stay in this quaint cottage. The owner Mark is ever ready to help with any enquiry.

The area is a step back in time, perfect for relaxing with stunning beaches and friendly locals.

Highly recommend this accommodation for a break from reality.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Traditional cottage in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

My family spent a week here in March 2017. Could not be more pleased with the accommodations. We used the cottage as a base for day trips all over the northern coast of Ireland

The owner has provided everything you need for a stay away from home including all the kitchen utensils and appliances, laundry and dish washer, and dependable wi-fi for those who want it. To be honest, the wi-fi sold me on this one when booking as I might have had a revolt from the kids if they couldn't get online at night. For some reason very few other rentals in this area offer this amenity.

The bedrooms are spacious and very comfortable. There are heaters in every room, so they all stay comfortable, with the upstairs rooms being the warmest. The turf fireplace was a novelty for us, and we enjoyed the warmth and aroma all week.

If you are over 6', there are two obstacles in the cottage that you will need to note: the door to the ground floor bedroom is low, and it took me a few hours to get this through my (fortunately) thick head. The second is the light in the hall, which doesn't hurt when your head hits it, but it makes a noise that alerts others that you forgot to duck again.

This part of Donegal is absolutely beautiful. There are countless opportunities for hiking, and the coast is simply amazing. Falcarragh has several excellent pubs that are a short drive or a longer walk away. The Gweedore Bar was our favorite.

Mark was always prompt in his responses, and I wish all rental owners were like him. I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful secluded cottage

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy, charming 3 bedroom cottage in an exceedingly private and quiet location. 10 minute walking distance to 5 or 6 quaint welcoming pubs and at least 2 excellent restaurants

The cottage sports excellent hi speed wifi, as well as a cozy turf burning fireplace. Kitchen offers all necessary, modern appliances. The cottage is absolutely turnkey. The location is surrounded by the most spectacular scenery in Ireland

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great holiday, will definitely be back.

  • 5 of 5

Cottage. Was beautiful, everything as described. Location excellent, secluded but only 5 minutes drive to town and most beautiful beaches. Property had all amenities you would require, including excellent wi-fi!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very charming and cosy and well equipped; we missed nothing.

The area round about is amazing with stunning view's to the beaches of Falcarragh.

It's a nice and calm place for relaxing; we recommend it and will come again to

this lovely cottage. Thank you Mark for everything, we had a great and comfortable

time in your cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Belfast International
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Belfast
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Derry
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary

If you long to get away from it all, then Donegal is the perfect spot. With soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 metres, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and quiet cosy pubs, Donegal forces you to sit back, slow down and admire the view.

But whether you want to opt for long rambling walks over rugged terrain, laze around on a scenic beach, or explore an ancient site, this spectacular county in Ireland’s North West corner is hard to beat.

Surfing ... both Narosa and Jaws in Dunfanaghy offer lessons and hire on some of the best surf beaches in Ireland. From safe and sandy blue flag beaches for learners to reef and sandbar breaks around Magheroarty beach that you can see from the cottage there's something to suit every level.

Ards Forest Park.

This 1,200-acre park is the perfect spot for a family outing. Situated on the shores of Sheephaven Bay on the rugged Donegal coastline, it’s filled with woodland, rivers, picnic areas, sandy beaches, and play areas.

Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal.

This stunning park encompasses 14,000 hectares of mountain, raised bogland, lakes and woodlands dissected by the valley that gives the park its name. The Golden Eagle was reintroduced to the park in 2000.

Other Activities: 4x4 off-road trails

Golf: Laurel Cottage is ideally suited for both the serious player and the more casual player. We have 3 courses close to the cottage offering a variety of challenges.

Cloughaneely Golf club in Falcarragh is our closest just 2 miles from the cottage. It is a peaceful parkland course opened in 1995 with beautifully manicured greens and spectacular views as you play the 9 holes. Each is named after the view from the tee. Green fees are around 20 euro.

Dunfanaghy Golf Club is just a 15 minute drive from the cottage. It is an 18 hole true links course laid out in 1905 by 6 times British Open winner, Harry Vardon. The course runs behind Killahoey beach up the the picturesque fishing harbour of Portnablagh with the cliffs of Horn Head always visible to seaward and Muckish and the Derryveigh mountains on the other. Green fees are 30 - 40 euro. 2 holes need you to play over the beach .... just for a bit more challenge on those breezy days.

The 9th hole is Dunfanaghy's signature hole. This is without doubt one of the most stunning short par 3s you are ever likely to come across, with breath taking views of Horn Head and Sheep Haven Bay from the tee. The hole measures 132 yards and the tee shot is played over the beach below from an elevated tee box. A solitary bunker to the front left, protects the green.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Killult, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
From
£85
£595
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£212
for 3 nights
From
£71
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

3 night breaks may be available in Low Season only. 1st October to 31st May EXCLUDING Christmas and Easter. Price is £295.

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