Cashelmara - The Barn
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Brackley, Killybegs Road, Ardara, Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Ms Christine Lynch
The barn is a two bedroom en suite cottage, which sleeps 2 - 4 persons. It is situated 1.5km from the village of Ardara. The cottage has been lovingly restored in period décor.
The Barn is an old building that has been lovingly restored. The open plan living /dining /kitchen on the first floor is bright and well presented with the Belfast sink and half door adding to its traditional style.
The Kitchen/Diner is well appointed containing fridge, electric cooker, and a microwave. The washing machine/dryer is on the ground floor.
The two bedrooms en suite on the ground floor are comfortable and nicely coordinated and sleep 2/4 people
The building is situated near the owner’s home and looks onto the cottage garden and to the rear a pebbled yard. The Brackey River runs nearby. Parking is provided.
The Barn is fully equipped, bed linen supplied. Towels provided at a small fee. There is a TV with local and satellite channels and DVD player. In the sitting room there is an open fireplace and fuel is available locally.
The Barn is situated 1.5 km from the Heritage village of Ardara on the Killybegs Road. Ardara is one of the most attractive towns in Donegal and was voted the friendliest town in Ireland by The Irish Times readers in 2012. It is set in an area rich in history, culture, bounded by stunning landscapes and has an abundance of activities for the visitor. Ardara is a traditional centre for tweed and knitwear production and there are several shops where the visitor can view these crafts.
There are a number of excellent restaurants in the locality as well as friendly pubs several of which feature traditional music.
Heating is oil fired and both oil and electricity are metered. The meters are read on arrival and departure Oil is charged at €1.00 per lt. and electricity at 25 cent per unit.
Check in time 4pm. Check out 11am.
The Barn is ideally situated for touring, walking, fishing, golf at Nairn & Portnoo Golf Course, and safe bathing at Nairn beach.
The walker will find numerous country lanes, quite mountain tracks and long sandy beaches for walking. The Bluestack Way and the Sli Colmcille are two popular walks in the area.
At the Heritage Centre there is a permanent exhibition on the history of Donegal tweed since the 19th Century.
Enjoy some of the local beauty spots – Glengesh Pass, Maghera Caves, Assaranca Waterfalls and Loughros Point.
Suggested day trips are: Glenveagh National Park, Killybegs Fishing Port, Glencolumcille and the cliffs at Slieve League.
Fishing is available on the Owenea River between Ardara and Glenties.
Rates are negotiable, please contact the owners.
We regret that pets are not allowed.