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WILD ROSE COTTAGE IN SCENIC SOUTH WEST DONEGAL - WIFI AVAILABLE.

Jennifer and Willie Mackey

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Jennifer and Willie Mackey

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Calendar last updated:
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WILD ROSE COTTAGE IN SCENIC SOUTH WEST DONEGAL - WIFI AVAILABLE.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

County Donegal Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 6 plus Cot

Welcome to Wild Rose Cottage, and its beautiful surrounding area.

Wild Rose Cottage stands on a half acre plot with a relaxing garden area both back and front for you to enjoy. The Cottage offers a tranquil and relaxing base from which to explore the breathtaking beauty of Donegal and bordering counties.

While this traditional Irish home is completely private, it is just a two minute drive to the local village where you will find a Post Office, Café, Grocery Store and several Pubs with traditional music to entertain you.

Tastefully decorated and featuring an open fireplace as well as oil-fired central heating the Cottage is cosy and comfortable year round. With all the necessary equipment in the kitchen, you can choose to cook at home if not in the mood to eat out. Wireless Internet is also provided. An outdoor shed provides extra space for surf boards , bicycles and outdoor gear.

Nearby you will find amazing Blue Flag beaches, the rugged sea cliffs at Slieve Leauge, traditional Irish music and great restuarants. Come and enjoy breathtaking mountain views, wonderful scenery and indulge in a friendly and tranquil atmosphere that will inspire you to return year after year. We look forward to sharing the delights of Wild Rose Cottage and its environs with you !

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Equestrian Center 2km.

Coral beach and Lighthouse 7km.

Scuba Diving at St John's point.

Slieve League sea cliffs, the highest in Europe are 30km away.

Killybegs fishing port - Martime and Heritage centre 8km.

City of Derry Airport - 130 km , approximately 1.5 hours drive.

Dublin Airport - 255 km, approximately 3.5 hours drive.

Belfast International Airport - 185 km, approximately 3 hours drive.

Knock International Airport - 150 km, approximately 2 hours drive.

Larne Ferry port - 195 km, approximately 3 hours drive.

Dublin Ferry Port - 260 km, approximately 3.5 hours drive.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jennifer and Willie Mackey (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2014

About Jennifer and Willie Mackey

William & Jennifer have been married for 30 years, we have three grown up sons. We have lived in Donegal all our lives, indeed our families can be recorded back to 18th century in this region - I guess we are local! Willie took early retirement in 2010 having worked in Telecommunications and Jennifer is now a full time housewife having worked as a Child Support Worker. We now have a small working farm on which we breed Connemara ponies and some Aberdeen Angus cattle.

Jennifer and Willie Mackey purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Jennifer and Willie Mackey chose County Donegal

In March of 2012 we acquired a little Cottage down the road from where we live. The Cottage was in good condition and so after only some minor alteration and redecoration “Wild Rose Cottage' came into being. It is a very cosy Cottage, clean warm and with everything necessary to make your holiday enjoyable. It stands on its own half acre site, peaceful and quite even though it is only a 5min walk into the local village of Dunkineely.

What makes this cottage unique

Wild Rose Cottage is a 100 year old traditional stone cottage which has been upgraded over the years to a comfortable / cosy home while still retaining some of its old style. Whether you wish you chill out in the garden with a glass of wine or relax in front of the open fire you will not be disappointed. There is a Satellite TV and a DVD player if you need it and also WiFi Internet to catch up with friends and family back home. The cottage is ideally located to access many of our beautiful beaches , breathtaking mountains and other scenic drives or if you prefer to browse in the many craft shops in the nearby towns and villages. We have many award winning Restaurants to choose from in the area as well as many traditional Irish Pubs where you can join the locals in a nights music and craic. For the sports enthusiast there is Golf, Fishing, Pony Riding, Scuba Diving and Mountain Walking just to mention a few .

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comfortable, nice house. Sleeping , all things are perfect, indeed also Internet. Donegal is wonderful, tell it everybody, for rest. Even the weather was not bad
Oct 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.8
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Wild Rose Cottage In Scenic South West Donegal - WiFi Available.
average rating of 4.8 based on 17 reviews
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Wild Rose Cottage In Scenic South West Donegal - WiFi Available.
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County Donegal Ireland
5

the perfect holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5
Wild Rose Cottage was the perfect spot to spend time while exploring County Donegal. We felt immediately at home. My husband and I were looking for a quiet spot, away from the hustle and bustle of city life and this was it! The beautiful rosebushes and black berry bushes added to the serenity of the cottage. We were close enough to walk into the town of Dunkineely. And it was a short drive to Donegal Town and Slieve League.
Jennifer and Willie were the perfect hosts. They answered all our questions and provided a basket full of information on the surrounding area. The wifi was a definite plus.
We have stayed in other holiday homes on past trips to Ireland but Wild Rose Cottage is our favorite! The cottage itself was absolutely charming and comfortable, exactly as stated. We will definitely recommend it to family and friends. The cottage made our trip to Donegal County memorable. We will be back!!
  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks, our aim for Wild Rose Cottage is that everyone who stays there enjoys it and all our beautiful surrounding area. We would love to welcome you back some day.
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County Donegal Ireland
5

Perfect holiday getaway

  • 5 of 5
In thirty years of self catering holidays, we have not stayed in such a well equipped cottage. Every small detail had been thought through to make a perfect holiday home.The owners, Willie and Jennifer, went out of their way to ensure our holiday was memorable. This area of Donegal is very beautiful and has lots to offer. Everyone we met was very friendly and went out of their way to help and advise.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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County Donegal Ireland
5

Lovely place

  • 5 of 5
Just wanted to say what a wonderful stay we have just had at the cottage. Willie & Jennifer couldn't do enough for us & were always on hand if we needed anything without being intrusive.
We had 2 babies & the place was great for babies/toddlers with lots of toys & a lovely secluded garden all in a tranquil countryside setting.
Can't recommend the cottage highly enough!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Wild Rose Cottage In Scenic South West Donegal - WiFi Available.
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County Donegal Ireland
5

Wonderful Wild Rose Cottage

  • 5 of 5
There is not one criticism of the cottage we can make. The location, the amenities of the cottage and especially the owners were perfect. It was especially helpful to have Jennifer and Willie so near at hand to solve any questions we had. We've had negative experiences about absentee owners and with indifferent caretakers and it's wonderful to have the owners on site or this case, one house away. Willie was very helpful with suggestions for sight-seeing and just talking to Jennifer would brighten any dull day.. This area around Co, Donegal is filled with history and natural beauty and we had an excellent time exploring both. After 3 weeks at the cottage though, I never did get used to seeing the fox by the fence!
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, indeed, the FOX looks very real !. Many thanks for the excellent review, it was lovely to meet you both. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Wild Rose Cottage.
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Wild Rose Cottage In Scenic South West Donegal - WiFi Available.
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County Donegal Ireland
4

The cottage was comfortable warm and cosy.

  • 4 of 5
It felt secluded enough for a getaway, yet close to the village. It was clean, the owner was friendly and provided good service. I would reccomend this cottage to a friend.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wild Rose Cottage In Scenic South West Donegal - WiFi Available.
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County Donegal Ireland
4

Lovely welcoming property, ideally situated

  • 4 of 5
This was an ideal place from which to explore the delights of SW Donegal and to which to return to after a day out and about. Clean, comfortable. A restored cottage that retains much of its original charm. Private setting, but not too isolated, within walking distance to small, friendly town.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
180 Kilometres
Belfast International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Dunkineely
Nearest Ferry
180 Kilometres
Belfast
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Murvagh
Nearest Train
80 Kilometres
Sligo
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
N 15
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Castle Murray House
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
St John's Point
Car: necessary

Dunkineely, County Donegal, Ireland, (20 km from Donegal Town)

15 minute drive from Fintra beach and St John's Point beach.

30 minute drive to the famous Slieve League sea cliffs.

10 minute drive from fishing port of Killybegs

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Rates & Availability

From €40 Per night

County Donegal Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
€80
€399
 
 
January 2015
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
€70
€320
€1,100
 
 
February 2015
Feb 1 2015 - Feb 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
€70
€320
 
 
March 2015
Mar 1 2015 - Mar 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
€75
€340
 
 
April 2015
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 24 2015
2 night minimum stay
€80
€380
€1,380
 
 
May 2015
Apr 25 2015 - May 29 2015
2 night minimum stay
€80
€390
 
 
June 2015
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
€80
€400
 
 
High 2015
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€520
€1,850
 
 
September 2015
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
2 night minimum stay
€80
€400
 
 
October 2015
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
€75
€320
 
 
November 2015
Oct 31 2015 - Nov 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
€75
€320
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€40
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €100
Notes In High Season , 7 night booking is from Saturday to Saturday
Oil Central Heating and all electricity use included in price
Complimentary WiFi is also available to guests.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

County Donegal Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 970 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Electric shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Travel cot provided on request. Baby buggy provided on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Small shed on site, can be used to store bikes, fishing rods etc. Baby stroller available on request Picnic Basket and flask also available

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