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Modern 3 bedroom holiday home with stunning sea views - 5 min walk to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Harbour Heights is a luxury 3 bedroom holiday home.

Located on an elevated site in the picturesque seaside village of Portsalon on Fanad Peninsula, north Donegal. It enjoys superb views of Lough Swilly, Ballymastocker Bay and the Inishowen Hills.

Accommodation Bedroom 1 – first floor bedroom – Double bed and ensuite shower Bedroom 2 – first floor bedroom – 4 single beds and ensuite bathroom Bedroom 3 – ground floor bedroom – Double bed next to shower room.

The bright and spacious open plan area on the ground floor consists of a fully fitted modern kitchen, a large dining area, wood burning stove in living area and a superb conservatory. The cottage can accommodate up to eight guests in its three bedrooms and is ideal for families wanting to avail of Portsalon’s many outdoor activities.

The wonderful blue flag beach of Ballymastocker Bay is less than a 5 minute walk from the cottage. Equally close is the entrance to the golf links. Portsalon Golf Club has been extensively re-designed in the last few years and is now one of the finest links courses in the North West of Ireland Sarah's Restaurant and The Stores Bar are a few hundred feet from the cottage. Kayaks, pedal boats, wetsuits and boogie boards can be hired from The Stores. A surfing school offers lessons at the spectacular Wave beach on the North Atlantic.


- elevated site with superb views of Lough Swilly, Ballymastocker Bay and the Inishowen Hills

- 3 bedrooms to sleep 8

- conservatory with spectacular sea views

- open plan living area has a peat burning stovax fire

- fully fitted kitchen

- electric hob and oven/grill

- large fridge/freezer

- dishwasher

- washing machine/ tumble dryer

- outside clothes line

- patio area with patio furniture and gas BBQ

- 200 yards to lovely sandy beach

- 2 minute walk to shop, restaurant and pub

- 5 minute walk to Portsalon Golf Club

- 10 minute drive to Adventure One Surf School

- 15 minute drive to Meadows Trout Fishery

- 25 minutes to Rosapenna Golf Club via new Mulroy Bridge

- quiet and peaceful location

- ideal touring base

- ample parking for 2 cars

- wetsuits in various child sizes available to borrow

NOTE: there is no WIFI at the property

- sorry, no pets and no smoking

- WI-FI available at the Stores Bar

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About The Owner

We have had this property in Portsalon since 2004 and have enjoyed many wonderful holidays in Portsalon when our two girls were children.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose County Donegal

Portsalon has a lovely relaxed feel and is not overcrowded. The house is suitable for golfers as Portsalon golf club is a 2 minute drive from the house. It is great for families also as Ballymastocker, a beautiful long beach is a five to ten minute walk from the house.

What makes this house unique

Great views of Lough Swilly


Croaghross House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , off double bed bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , off 4 single beds room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground floor double Bedroom - 1 double
    First floor double - 1 double
    First floor - 4 single beds - 4 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Modern 3 bedroom holiday home with stunning sea views - 5 min walk to the beach
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

The veiw was nice

  • 2 of 5

The smell in the cupbourd in kitchen was bad the shower in the upstairs was leaking the down stairs shower was dirty the conservatory was full of spiders webs full of spiders over all it wasnt worth the price we left early

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Annemarie, I am very sorry to hear that the house was not cleaned to our usual high standard. We were let down by our usual cleaner and had a replacement cleaner who evidently did not do a good job. I am sorry you didn't let me know as soon as you arrived as I would have arranged for a thorough clean. Thank you for your feedback so I can ensure this does not happen again.
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magnificent views-fantastic scenery

  • 4 of 5

Port Salon is in an area of great natural beauty and 4 HARBOUR HEIGHTS is a really lovely home to stay in and enjoy. Plenty of walks and drives to pass the time appreciating the marvellous coast line.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for your kind review.
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Will definitely be back!

  • 5 of 5

House was beautiful, amazing location, stunning views and plenty to be at! Would recommend highly

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice quite get-a-way in quaint Portsalon

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in early June. Was early in the season so the place was relatively uninhabited. The view from the sun porch overlooking the beach was spectacular. The house is equipped with everything needed and is spacious and comfortable. The drives along the Wild Atlantic Way are beautiful. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review - I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Marcella
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great property, close to a lovely beach.

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely and ideally located close to the beach. There was a nice restaurant and pub next to the beach and next to that a great looking golf course. Located a few min walk away is one of the most stunning beaches you will ever see.

Just going out of Port Salon is a grocery shop and 15 mins away is a Lidl. In the shed is a BBQ, table and chairs and Wet suits for use at the beach

Would def go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Escape from the bustle

  • 4 of 5

The house is a gorgeous cottage and the view is even better. All the rooms were a good size. Maybe not the best fit for international visitors as you have to bring your own bath and dish towels but it was well worth stuffing even more stuff into our rental car for a couple of days. Owner was amazing! We were lucky enough that she was able to accommodate and additional day due to a scheduling issue on my part.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm sorry we didn't communicate that towels can be supplied on request.
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Car: recommended

Great location for families to get away from it all, with beach and shop within easy access. Local attractions in Fanad include: The Fanad Lighthouse; The Great Arch; Sarah's Restaurant & The Stores Bar; Portsalon Golf Club and other nearby courses and of course not to forget Ballymastocker Bay, which was voted as the second most beautiful beach in the whole world!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $77.23

Easter dates vary

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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