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Peaceful location,Superb sea views,on the 'Wild Atlantic Way'! ...With internet.

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Double bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 bedrooms ensuite, sleeps 8 people

Ard na nOilean (height overlooking Islands) – No doubt you are looking for your dream holiday home. Then look no further - This house is situated in quite unique surroundings. The landward sides of the house are enclosed by rock-faces with the remainder open to the sea .A path from the garden leads directly to the strand. The perfect location for painters, writers, photographers or simply people who appreciate nature at its finest!. Despite the cottage's sheltered location Annagry village is for your evenings entertainment,nothing more than a short stroll away.

The village is only a 8minute walk away and has three pubs and two restaurants. One of which is the renowned Killindarragh House “Danny Minnie´s”. Some of the regions most famous artists, such as Clannad, Enya and Altan began their careers playing in the traditional pubs,such as Leo's, which define the area.

The village has among other services a small supermarket.chemist, post office,hairdressers and two Take-aways

Activities: Golf, Cuirt Island, Gweedore, Falcarragh, Portnoo, Dunfanaghy - all courses within a radius of 50km; Horse Riding; Fishing, deep sea, river and lake - info on permits available; Hill walking and climbing in the Poison Glen and Errigal; Walking on the countless miles of unspoilt beaches; Surfing and diving schools in the Dungloe area; Day trips to Tory and Gola Islands from Bunbeg Harbour. To simply spend a day driving around this area of Donegal is an experience, you will never forget.

Cycling has in recent years become very popular with the locals and the cycling paths are continually being improved.Some of the routes have absolutely stunning scenery and will challenge your fitness. There is a bicycle hire in Dungloe

- Further information regarding sightseeing and day trips can be found in the cottage.

- Be sure to read the guestbook for additional tips

More Details

Owner
James Gallagher
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About James Gallagher

Native of the area married to a gorgeous Germany lady who gifted me two fine sons. So you will find the best of both cultures combined within these walls

Why James Gallagher chose Illannavoree

My ancestors made that decision on my behalf and I`m delighted with their choice.

What makes this cottage unique

Viewing of my own private art gallery is unavoidable. ;)

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have stayed in many nice places throughout Ireland but this one is very special. We loved the paintings and photos on the walls which gave the house a welcoming and homely feel.
Jul 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Illannavoree in County Donegal

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 is on the ground floor Bathrooms 2 and 3 service the two double bedrooms on the upper floor (ensuite)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • The two ground floor bedrooms each with two single beds are immediately adjacent to the main bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
- The living room features an open fireplace. The housekeeper Brid will gladly supply you with some of her own hand- cut turf on request

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Peaceful location,Superb sea views,on the 'Wild Atlantic Way'! ...With internet.
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 40 reviews
5

Excellent location and accommodation. Perfect retreat and views.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks and were privileged to experience a variety of weather including two brilliant rainbows. The house had all the comforts of home with an unbelievable view. The location gave us an opportunity to explore the Carrickfin Strand, Arranmore Island, surrounding towns, a great used book store with friendly owners as well as drive to Glenveagh National Park and Fanad Lighthouse. This house was a perfect retreat from our daily lives and replenished our spirit. We feel very fortunate to have found this location.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your your very considerate review. It is nice to know that our efforts to give our clients a memorable vacation experience are appreciated. James and Christa
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Belfast
5

Great property wuth fantastic views.

  • 5 of 5

We checked in on a Friday evening and Brid had very kindly put the heat on which was great as it was very cold. The house we thought was going to be difficult to find but if you follow the instructions it is easy. The house was great with large open plan living and dining down stairs with 4 great bedrooms. Loved the artwork!!

Great base for Glenveagh and the beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way. We are already looking at dates for our return.

Great cosy house and the weather was spectacular although a bit on the chilly side, we even managed to bbq in February which was great as the bbq pit has spectacular views.

Cannot wait to return

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

Great location. House has everything you could possibly need or want. Beautiful house and beautiful surroundings

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

lovely house in a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in Annagry, the house is great, very clean and comfortable and very well equipped. There is a beautiful garden with intimate outside seating areas. the walk to the sea is through a bit of a wilderness area which was very popular with the children, bring wellies its muddy. There are fantastic beaches a short drive away.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The home you want!

  • 5 of 5

Our family have fallen in love with this house. We arrived on a dark, rainy, windy night to a lovely welcome from Brid. This house is simply beautiful. Everything has been well thought out with the games for entertainment, varied selection of DVDs and books. The house is modern, warm, with a fully kitted kitchen with dish washer, filter coffee machine, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer. If you have kids you will spend endless hours going upstairs to say 'hi ya' to those below. The views from the house are stunning and the surrounding areas are also amazing - be sure to visit Glenveagh National Forest Park. We will definitely be back to stay :-)

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Frisco Colorado and Kauai Hawaii
4

Great house wonderful view

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying here, the location was perfect. We enjoyed many a wonderful sunsets and eating in a warm cozy house. The only thing we would improve upon is the internet service it was spotty and seemed to use a ton of data even though we didn't have any devices on. The house was great there were only 2 of us so a bit big, but we only used one of the bedrooms and baths. Plenty of room for more family members. We would highly recommend the home to others.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Any issue with internet will be resolved soon as we now have access to fiber broadband in the area.
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Location

Sharkeys Bar
Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Carrickfinn Int Donegal
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sharkey`s
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Larne
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Cuirt
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Danny Minnies
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Carrickfinn ( blue flag) beach
Car: necessary

The house is located on the 'Wild Atlantic Way' route.

From first to the last the design and execution of this house has been influenced by the owner himself and reflects his artistic nature. You will be happy to spend time in and around the house soaking up its relaxed atmosphere.

The house is accessed via a private road and is enclosed by sheltering rock- faces, giving the back garden complete privacy. There is a path which leads directly to the strand from the garden ( walking boots recommended ) . The afternoon hours, while the tide is out, affords you the opportunity to explore this unspoiled area and observe at close quarters the numerous sea birds. It is also home to a wide variety of shell fish and includes mussel and commercial oyster beds. The evening brings the tide and with it the chance to swim in calm waters. Depending on the tides and season,the water depth varies between one and two meters

The same strand at its furthest point adjoins Carrickfinn blue flag beach and the Crolly river from where the young salmon begin there long swim to Canada.

The view from the front of the house is dominated by the majestic form of Mount Errigal. The barbecue and patio areas are situated to take maximum advantage of the visually stunning sunsets.

Annagry village has three pubs and two restaurants. One of which is the renowned Killindarragh House “Danny Minnie´s”. Some of the regions most famous artists, such as Clannad, Enya and Altan began their careers playing in the traditional pubs which define the area. You can leave your car at home in the evening and stroll to the village. It's only a few minutes away.

There is a large selection of hotels and pubs in the Rosses region where you can get good food and entertainment at reasonable prices.

Dungloe town has a variety of supermarkets including Aldi and Lidl.

Other Activities: Day trips by ferry to Gola andTory islands

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Illannavoree, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring
8 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£448
for 7 nights
£448
 
 
spring
28 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£448
for 7 nights
£448
 
 
spring
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£513
for 7 nights
£513
 
 
summer
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£557
for 7 nights
£557
 
 
summer
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£733
for 7 nights
£733
 
 
autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£667
for 7 nights
£667
 
 
autumn
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£623
for 7 nights
£623
 
 
autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£579
for 7 nights
£579
 
 
Autumn
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£234
for 3 nights
£535
 
 
off season
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
£448
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
xmas new year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
£689
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£448
for 7 nights
£448
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
internet £8.78

-Bank holidays € (3 nights)
-Weekends €325 (2 nights)
-Weekends available on request. But only during off-season. Prices quoted may vary depending on number of quests staying
- Security deposit of 200€ to cover possible damage is payable on arrival. Refundable on departure.
- Change-over day is Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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