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Beach house in idyllic location- stunning sea and mountain views
Donegal - voted by National Geographic as the " coolest "place on earth to visit in 2017.
Our house is situated in front of the sea on The Wild Atlantic Way in CARRICKFIN, Donegal in NW Ireland and right beside Donegal airport with daily direct flights to Dublin and Glasgow
Watch the tide come in and go out from our lounge.(see photos)
Free WiFi available in nearby airport - a short stroll away (5min walk)
Nestling on the edge of a beautiful bay, and situated just a few meters from the beach, our charming, bright, light-filled and spacious beachfront house, with 18 foot high ceilings, enjoys stunning and uninterrupted views of the nearby sea and mountains.
Our home has been architecturally designed to make the most of the spectacular local scenery.
It is built on a site of two thirds of an acre and is on 3 levels.
Built with natural Donegal Stone, it is full of nooks and crannies and exudes rustic charm and character.
The ground floor, which is largely open plan, (with underfloor central heating), includes a large, very well equipped kitchen, satelite tv, a cozy living room with panoramic views, two bedrooms, a porch and also a separate utility room.
The second floor includes a large landing, two bedrooms (one en suite), a walk-in hot press, a separate WC and an internal balcony with great views through the windows - ideal for a quiet read.
Outside there is a large patio area with table and chairs, facing east and south, where you can relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery.
The local village is ANNAGRY. It has a church, a supermarket, chemist, an hotel, several restaurants, post office, garage and petrol station.
There are larger shops in Dungloe (6 miles) -
Situated along the rugged North West coast of County Donegal,about 8 miles from the small town of DUNGLOE, CARRICKFINN, jutting out into the Atlantic, (ringed by a string of secluded coves, beaches and sand dunes) is a peninsula of outstanding natural beauty.
A huge BLUE FLAG beach with magnificent golden strand and sand dunes is just a few minutes walk from our house.
BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT
We have wet suits, 2 sets of golf clubs, a barbecue set, a wide range of books, children's games, life jackets, a surfing board and a variety of board games. There is also ample garden furniture outside.
DONEGAL (Carrickfinn) AIRPORT is a small regional airport and is situated nearby. Car hire is available here (if required).
There are TWO direct daily return flights to and from DUBLIN operated by AER LINGUS with onward connections to International destinations (40 minute flight).
Prices are very reasonable and start at about 50 EURO RETURN. There are also direct daily return flights to GLASGOW (SCOTLAND). There are also seamless connections between LONDON and Donegal
It is about a 3.5 hour drive from Dublin Airport to our house in Donegal.
As well as the local scenery, attractions include GLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK (35 mins by car), SLIEVE LEAGUE- highest sea cliffs in Europe (80 mins),
UNESCO World Heritage site at The GIANTS CAUSEWAY (150 minutes) ,
Dunlewy Lake Centre with local crafts, pony trekking and boat cruises (20 mins). Kayaking and boat trips to nearby islands are available in the neighbourhood.
Lake and sea fishing and traditional music sessions are widely available.
GLENCOLLUMCILLE FOLK VILLAGE is 90 minutes by car as is THE ULSTER AMERICAN FOLK PARK.
CARRICKFINN BEACH is a stunningly long sandy beach located in Inisfree bay. The beach is backed by sand dunes and is located in a Natural Heritage area.
- 2 Adults
- 0 Children
- 1 Exchanges made
- House Type: House
- Floor: 3
- Environment: By the sea
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Sleeping Capacity: 8
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Allowed
- Long-term exchange wanted
- Non-simultaneous exchange
- Home exchange
- Renting possible
- Central heating
- Baby equipment
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Terrace or deck
- Park / playground
- No smoking
- Suitable for disabled people
- Car necessary
- Use/Exchange of car
Our Destination Wish List
- United States
- New York, NY, USA
- London, UK
- No children will be traveling with us.
- We do not have pets.