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County Donegal holiday house in Gortahork close to beaches and golf

Bedrooms 4
Space 180 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Wonderful Bay View holiday house with a Full size pool table. Sleeps 9

This house is located in the picturesque village of Gortahork near the Ostan Loch Altan Hotel close to shops, pubs and restaurants. To take full advantage of the wonderful Bay views the bedrooms are on the ground floor. The reception room is on the first floor. The full size pool table and Playstation, Xbox 360 are in the gallery room also with beautiful Bay views.The interiors are tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Ground floor, bedroom 1- with en-suite shower room, wash basin WC. Bedroom 2, adult bunk with single bed. Bedroom 3, double bed. Bathroom with separate shower, bath, wash basin WC. All bedlinen & towels supplied. First floor lounge, Bay views, open fire, TV, DVD player, music centre. Kitchen/diner- freezer, microwave, w/machine, table seats 6 and balcony leading out to fully enclosed garden. Second floor, gallery/loft with Double bed and full size pool table. Off road parking, patio furniture. A non smoking house. Sorry no pets.

The owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

What makes this house unique

This beautiful property is spacious, catering for people of all ages. It boasts, breathtaking scenery of Ballyness Bay. Taking relaxing walks or hikes in the countryside or a stroll along many of the glorious beaches. This House is so close to the heart of a quiet village, near to Teac Billies Pub. This Pub is not to be missed for the legendary Traditional music held every, Tuesday Night. Musician's travel from around the country and further a field just to play here. And with its lead back atmosphere, you can sit back, relax and take in the joys of what this beautiful, stunning part of Donegal has to offer. This is why I fell in love with this property and Gortahork Its just a relaxing place and enjoyable place to be. It has something for everyone!


Gortahork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 180 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , With en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

County Donegal holiday house in Gortahork close to beaches and golf
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

Not bad at all

  • 2 of 5

The house is very good. The view was not as good as you expect. You can use the hotel for your meals it's good. There's also a pub across the street.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, clean house, with modern comforts in gorgeous setting.

  • 5 of 5

The holiday house in Gortahork is beautiful, with all the modern amenities one needs, a spacious, well-equipped kitchen, three floors of living space for a large group to spread out. My husband and two children and I had more than enough space to be comfortable. The house is steps away from a wonderful pub, Teac Billie, that has all the charm one would want in an Irish village pub. The proprietor of the pub was friendly and welcoming, and we learned a great deal about the village and the area around. We were sorry to miss the live music they have there weekly. The house is close to lovely sights and great hiking--Mount Errigal, Glenveagh Castle, The Poisoned Glen, the beach at Dunfanaghy, and more. There's a well-stocked shop across the road. I recommend the house for large parties and families with children. Gortahork is far from the madding crowd. We encountered very few foreign tourists, which was a plus for us. We felt as though we were experiencing authentic Ireland.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 🍀 Thank you ever so much for the outstanding review, we really appreciate you comments. Gortahork and the surrounding areas are the most picturesque of Donegal. The people are so friendly and welcoming. Glad you loved your stay. Come back and stay again. With kind regards, Céad Mile Fáilte. 🍀🍀 Ray
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Good Experience

  • 4 of 5

Great location, clean home and when we had issue with washing machine, a representative of the owner came right over to help. I recommend this home.

Joe from Seattle, WA USA

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joefor your kind response. Glad you enjoyed your stay in beautiful Donegal. Many thanks. 😊
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Great Holiday House

  • 5 of 5

Myself my wife, Two daughters/husbands and two children stayed here for a weekend. The house has everything needed for a holiday home and is in a great location for Beaches, Golfing, Mountain Climbing, Fishing and touring the Donegal area. All linen and towels are provided and the house is very clean and in great condition and we will certainly use it in the future. You can get a superb Breakfast in the hotel next door for 10 Euro. We would certainly recommend this house for use as a holiday home.

Many thanks to the owner Ray for all information and assistance provided.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Gortahork and surrounding area's are beautiful places to visit. Hope to see you back in Donegal again With kind regards Ray.
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Perfect base for our wedding

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for its proximity to Ostan Loch Altan, where we were holding our wedding reception. Myself and my three groomsmen stayed in the house throughout the wedding week. We really enjoyed our stay and it was absolutely great for organising stuff for the wedding and very easy to get home to on an evening.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Area

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and the area Donegal fabulous and beautiful. We enjoyed our stay and looking forward to come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Donegal is a picturesque part of Ireland. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back anytime. With kind regards 😊
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Castlefinn Donegal
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Teac Billy's
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Ostan Loch Altan
Nearest Beach
2.5 Kilometres
Falcarragh Beach
Car: recommended

Just an hours drive from Castlefinn Airport the house is situated in the grounds of Ostan Loch Altan Hotel which is right in the heart of Gortahork and is ideally placed for touring the beautiful coastal surroundings. Gortahork is a small village in the Irish speaking Gaeltacht area were the beautiful Irish language can be experienced. The surrounding area has golden sandy beaches at Falcarragh, Magheroarty, Dunfanaghy and the blue flag beach at Marble Hill were water sports and surfing are catered for. Golfing is provided at Falcarragh and Dunfanaghy which also has horse riding available. Glenveagh National Park is a short drive away were you can tour the beautiful castle and gardens. There are boat trips to Tory Island and for Sea angling that leave Magheroarty pier, Fishing is also provided for in local rivers and lakes. There are indoor swimming pools nearby and children's play park at Dunlewey Centre, Errigal and Muckish mountain provide great walks and climbs.

Golf: Golf course at Fallcarragh 9 hole.

Golf course at Dunfanaghy 18 hole.


Rates & Availability

Gortahork House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Bank Holiday
Apr 29 2017 - May 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 4 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
May Bank Holiday
May 26 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $127.82

Departure time will be 10:00 am.
Arrival time 4:00 pm.
Departure/arrival times may be flexible depending on availability.
When other parties are arriving on the same day, people need to vacate at 10am to give housekeeper time to clean.
Cancellation fee £40. 60 days before arrival. 50% of booking cost One month before arrival.
Thank you for your understanding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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