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Located Close To Beaches And Golf Courses Local Village Has Hotel Restaurants Pu

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Country House and Modern Cottage in Newtown Near Rathmullan, Donegal, Ireland - Located Close To Beach,Golf Course ,Village, church Hotel Restaurant,Pub Shops

This stunning country house has four bedrooms and sleeps eight . It is finished to an exceptionally high standard. The house commands an elevated south facing position on the moor above the lough. The setting is idyllic with views of the historic Martello Tower Lough Swilly, and surrounding countryside, the sweeping Knockalla mountains act as a backdrop. There is a stream running along side the house and this can be heard bubbling during the summer months. The property has mature gardens a summer house and a shed ,there is a BBQ and several patio areas to entertain. There is a low hedge surrounding the property and double gates at the entrance. The property is Situated 5km from Historical Rathmullan Village. A bronze statue has been erected to mark 400 years since the great Irish Cheftains left Ireland from the bay, there are historical are walking tours daily during summer months. The property is 6km from Portsalon blue flag beaches are within a few minutes drive. There is plenty to do, horse riding is 4 km at Silver Sands riding stables or for the more experienced rider Glenleary Stables at Ramelton fishing surfing sailing are all within 5km and Children's activity centre Rockhill is 10km in Milford. Famous Rathmullan house Hotel & pubs/restaurants within 5km. There is also wind surfing and paragliding at Ballyheerin Fanad which is approx 8/10 km. Some of the oldest woodland situated on the outskirts of Rathmullan

Georgina Flanagan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Georgina Flanagan


Georgina Flanagan purchased this house in 2014

Why Georgina Flanagan chose County Donegal


Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Georgina

Thank you so much for all your hospitality. We felt very at home in your lovely house with such gorgeous views from all the windows. Even though the weather was often against us we always felt warm and cosy and very much enjoyed the whole Donegal experience.

Many thanks
Jul 2015
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County Donegal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Main bathroom first floor
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , Ground Floor toilet and shower room
    Shower room 2 - none
  • Main bathroom has a free standing bath sink and toilet mirrored bathroom cabinet and towel drawer under sink .
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 Master - 1 king , Master bedroom dressing room and ensuite with double shower
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , twin beds pirate themed room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Ground floor bedroom with sweeping views of garden and lough
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Beautiful room far reaching views of Lough Swilly and moors
  • All bedrooms are made up with fresh linen and freshly laundered towels All rooms are carpeted TV in Master bedroom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: River Cottage Property sleeps 2 Ground Floor 1 Double Bedroom with fantastic views of the river and secret garden, moor countryside and river .Decking area Shower Room with double shower . First Floor open plan living /dining /decking area fully fitted kitchen central extractor. electric hob built in fridge built in dishwasher microwave iron /ironing board clothes horse oil fired central heating TV/DVD /games/ videos bed linen and towels supplied free of charge . library of books quiet peaceful location woodland nearby Sorry no pets / no smoking Outside: Both the properties have outside lighting patio areas BBQs and garden furniture . MOORVIEW HOUSE offers colourful mature gardens and use of shed and summerhouse . RIVER COTTAGE offers secret garden views of river mature flower beds lawn and use of the garage .


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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Stunningly beautiful home and fabulous garden.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family holiday in this stunningly beautiful home. Made to feel very welcome by owner. Very thoughtful welcome hamper. Fabulous gardens and outdoor dining areas. Great base to explore Donegal. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very appreciative of the comments made by our guests and are extremely pleased they all enjoyed their vacation . Thankyou . We do our very best to welcome our guests and make sure that they have all they need to hand , we know ourselves what we expect when we travel ,and we strive to meet our guest expectations . Glad we were able to do so .
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Wonderful house and warm hosts

  • 5 of 5

Lovely comfortable modern house with everything provided that we could possibly need, and gorgeous surrounding gardens too.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Setting for a Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time staying here during the Christmas holidays. This was not our first time staying here, and we enjoyed returning. The setting is relaxing and comfortable, and the views are amazing. I would recommend this house to anyone. The owners are very friendly, and they made us very welcome.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house with plenty of lovely rooms for 7 adults to hide away in. Fab welcoming pack!

  • 5 of 5

A modern well designed large detached house with stunning views over Lough Swilly. Great place to stay for families or just to chill with friends! Would highly recommend Gina the owner who was most obliging when approached!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and very positive comments John we appreciate you taking the time to write a review so happy you and your party enjoyed the house hopefully welcome you back in the future .
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A lovely Christmas holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing time. The house is in a beautiful location with stunning views. We were made to feel very comfortable. I cannot fault the property in any way. The owners were friendly and very helpful. I would definitely love to stay again in the future, and I would definitely recommend it to others who are looking for a holiday property.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you and the children enjoyed your stay and we are very pleased that the property met your expectations We would both hope if you choose to holiday in Rathmullan again you choose our property and once again thank you .
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Great spot for a real Donegal experience

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed our stay. The house was in an excellent position with great views and loveky landscaped gardens. Inside it was very well equipped and 5 star comfort. I would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review on our property , we very much appreciate it , we do work hard to ensure our guests expectations are met , hope the next phase of your journey in Ireland is amazing ....
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
City of Derry Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
55 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Kilometres
Rathmullan House Hotel
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres


The nearest beach/and nine hole golf course Ottway is a 1km walk .The renowned Portsalon Golfclub is 6kms and has 7000 + yards stretching and winding through the sand dunes with lough Swilly running along side . The nearest village is 5km Rathmullan this also has a long sandy beach and it is 6km from blue flag Ballymastocker Bay once voted 2nd most beautiful beach in the world by Observer Magazine .


114 miles from Belfast port

100 miles from Belfast international airport .

40 miles from Derry airport

160 miles Dublin ferry

157 miles Dublin international airport

118 larne ferry


Rathmullan Village is 5km The Battery at the shore and the bronze statue to commemorate 400 years since the High Cheftains left Ireland are worth seeing . Hotel Taps cellar great food and local ale.

Ramelton 10 kms pretty and quaint Bridge Bar good food/music , new Chinese and Indian takeaways .

Glen 10 km has a lovely quaint pub/and renowned fish restaurant , Doe Castle is on the doorstep.

Derry City of Culture famous for its city walls is 75km

Letter Kenny 25 kms good for a days shopping

Further Details:

Lidl is in Milford, 10 km ,bank machine is also there in the local shop .

Rathmullan Village is 5km Rathmullan House Hotel has a restaurant and offers lunch and dinner in the cellar bar or restaurant ,Belles Bistro and chip shop offers good food and the fish and chips in the Beachcomber is great .there is a local shop butchers chemist post office curio shop there are also football pitches tennis area and a play area for children .

Historical walks watersports paddle boarding sailing hire of boats /fishing can be booked here

Rathmelton has a small launderette shops bars and restaurants .

Portsalon 10km golf course /shop bar restauarant /beach/watersports

Ballymastocker Bay 6km offer the most stunning beach

Ballyheerin 10km para gliding /windsurfing.body boarding

Glen is 10km Doe castle is pretty and there is some stunning scenery on the drive through the moutains The Olde Glen bar 4.5 out of 5 Trip advisor it is quaint with a great atmosphere and a fine restaurant offering locally caught fish .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $261.44

Booking Notes:
£200 Deposit Required to Confirm Booking. Balance Due 4 Weeks Before Arrival.

Changeover Day:
Preferred Change Over Day Saturday
Check Out 10.30am
Check in 4pm

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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