Brachan Brae is a new luxurious 4 bedroom self-catering cottage (all ensuite). Sleeps 8. Available all year round including weekend breaks. Stunning views over Lough Eske, in the foothills of Bluestack Mountains on the 'Bluestack Way & Bluestack Drive', County Donegal. Quiet scenic area beside beaches, Donegal Golf Course Murvagh, tennis, fishing, hill walking in National Heritage Areas.. Ideal venue for attending weddings at Harveys Point Country Hotel & Lough Eske Castle Hotel. Great location for touring Donegal (Glenveagh National Park, Slieve League, Gartan Outdoor Activity Centre, Doagh Island Famine Village, Donegal Tweed, Lough Derg, Ionad Cois Locha) or Sligo (Rossespoint, Yeats Country, Benbulben,Mullaghmore) Catch a glimpse of the Golden Eagles soaring above the Bluestacks or wander through the olde oak woodlands of Ardnamona, a National Parks & Wildlife Service Nature Reserve. Baby sitting services can be provided if requested. Also qualified guides available.
The spacious holiday home is located on an elevated site overlooking Lough Eske & Harveys Point Country Hotel. Less than a mile from Lough Eske Castle Hotel which is Donegal's only 5* Hotel and Spa. Donegal Town itself is 4 miles away. Visitors to Donegal Town will be able to see Donegal Castle and witness the world famous Donegal Tweed being created at Magee of Donegal. Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh is 7 miles away. This links course is isolated from the outside world by a forest of evergreens, washed on one side by the great Atlantic Ocean and with a panoramic view of the Bluestack Mountains. Murvagh & Rossnowlagh Beach are 15 minutes drive. Deane's Equestrian Centre at Bruckless is 15 minutes away. From the Yeats Country at Sligo, to the iconic Sea Cliffs at Sliabh Liag, to the marvellous unspoilt Glenveagh National Park this house is the ideal spot for touring the North West. City of Derry airport-40 miles, Knock airport-70 miles. Belfast City & Int. airports-80 miles.
Other Activities: hill-walking, Spa and indoor swimming pool at Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel
Golf: Brachan Brae Cottage is an ideal base if you are on a Golfing Vacation. Donegal Golf Course, Murvagh, of which Darren Clarke said 'One of my favourite courses in the World' is less than 10 miles away. There are spectacular links courses within a drive of one and a half hours - Portsalon, Rosapenna, Narin & Portnoo, Bundoran and Ballyliffen which was designed by Nick Faldo are all in County Donegal while County Sligo hosts Enniscrone Golf Club and Co. Sligo (Rossespoint) of which Peter Allis said 'A tremendous test for the highest quality player and great fun for the modest competitor'. After a challenging days golf, one can relax and enjoy good food in the numerous restaurants in the Donegal Town area - La Bella Donna, Solis Lough Eske Castle, Ard na Breatha, Blueberry, Coxtown Manor, Harveys Point, Salmon Inn, Village Tavern, Red Hughs,and The Harbour which was Winner of 'Donegal Town Summer Festival Seafood Competition 2009' , judged by Mr. Paolo Tullio, Restaurant Reviewer..