You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Glenties, Donegal Bay, County Donegal. It is a Detached Annexe.
This lovely detached cottage is sited next to the owners' home, 2.5 miles from Glenties. It's modern yet homely, featuring a cosy solid fuel stove in the large kitchen/diner, with spacious living room, downstairs loo, upstairs shower room/WC, and two comfy double bedrooms, and outside area for relaxing around BBQ and/or firepit. Free Wi-Fi available. An ideal base for walking, hiking, hill-climbing or fishing in the Owenea and Gweebarra rivers, with mountain views, beaches nearby, easy walks from the back door and a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants in Glenties itself.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 2.5 miles. Beach 7 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, w.c. FF: 2 doubles, shower room.
First EUR20 of electric is included in the rates and this run of a EUR2 coin meter after this., wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, electric fire, TV, dvd player, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, w/machine, dryer, electric heaters, internet access, uk tv channels, partially enclosed garden, sitting out area, garden furniture, bbq, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
~There is a frog pond and an unfenced stream in the grounds of the property so it is not suitable for small children.
~Free Wi-Fi via Broadboand router.
Glenties is renowned for its warm, friendly welcome to visitors, its pubs and eateries (with more in nearby Ardara) and traditional live music in bars. For the self-catering holidaymaker the town has several grocery shops as well as pubs, cafes restaurants and takeaways and the local hotel also serves visitors. The area is also famous its hand-woven tweeds and local made wool socks which take inspiration from the colours of the surrounding mountain heather, and other local arts and crafts. There is usually something going on (entertainment and music wise) in at least one of the local and nearby pubs - every night.
There is fishing in Owenea and Gweebarra Rivers - the salmon and sea trout season runs from 1st April, to 30th September inclusive and the Spring Salmon season runs from 1 April to 17 June.The Grilse salmon fishing season runs from 18 June to 30 September. At nearby Fintown there is Donegal's only operational narrow gauge railway featuring a three-mile return trip right along the shores of Loch Finn with runs from June to September. See www.antraen.com for more details.
The GAP walking trail follows an old railway line which crosses the Ownea River (and the Bluestack Way hiking trail, passes through an area of forestry and ends at the remote, but hauntingly beautiful, Lough McHugh.
Narin and Portnoo Golf Club is situated alongside a wide beautiful beach and is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18-hole links Golf courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. See www.narinportnoogolfclub.ie
Walking - Easy .25 miles. Traditional Music, Childrens Playground 2.5 miles. Fishing, Forest walks 3 miles. Golf, Coastal walks 7 miles. Horse riding 12.5 miles.
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