Rosie's Garden Cottage - Cresslough, Donegal€450 / week

3 Bed Cottage To Let

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Description

Rosie’s Garden Cottage is a lovely three bedroom cottage located close to Creeslough village in a setting  that enjoys lovely views of the iconic Muckish Mountain. The cottage itself is ideal for a self-catering family holiday or a quiet country retreat.

The cottage is set in a large secure garden and is set well back from the road in a secluded, private setting. It is finished to a very high standard and has the advantage of 2 separate living rooms as well as a large garage for storing bicycles, fishing rods, golf clubs etc.
Ideal Base to Explore North West Donegal

The cottage is centrally located among the coastal villages of North West Donegal that lie along the shores of Sheephaven Bay – Downings, Carrigart, Portnablagh and Dunfanaghy.

There are many restaurants and pubs in this wider area as well as the Shandon Hotel in Marble Hill with its fabulous new Health Spa and pool. The famous Olde Glen Bar and Restaurant is only fifteen minutes’ drive from the cottage.

The area is also well served with craft shops, art galleries and coffee outlets. Horse riding is available in both Dunfanaghy and Carrigart.
Great Walking Terrain

Ards Forest Park is only a 5 minute drive from the cottage: It has great forest walks, fabulous beaches and a picnic site and adventure playground for the children.

The adjacent Ards Friary has a stunning coastal footpath. The wider area around the cottage provides excellent hill-walking for every level of hill-walker
Fishing and Golf

Fly fishing is on offer in Creeslough 1 mile from the cottage and for the more adventurous there is sea angling from both Downings  and Portnablagh

Keen golfers can enjoy golf at the superb championship links courses at Rosapenna -  the Old Tom Morris course and the newer Sandy Hills course. There is also a fine 18 hole links course at Dunfanaghy, a 9 hole course near Falcarragh and a par three course in Creeslough itself.

Keen divers can visit Mevagh Irelands largest purpose-built dive centre, in Carrigart and experience wreck, dives, scuba diving courses/ sea dives power boat training, and children’s camp.
Local Attractions / Amenities


  • Take a trip around the spectacular Horn Head drive

  • Golf at Dunfanaghy Golf Course – literally 8 mins drive of the holiday home. The 2 Championship courses at Rosapenna are less than 15 mins drive away

  • Go horse riding from the Dunfanaghy Riding Stables at Arnolds Hotel

  • Visit the enchanting  Ards Forest Park

  • Browse the local Art Galleries and Craft Shops

  • Dine at the award winning Mill Restaurant on the shores of New Lake

  • Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on your doorstep – Ards, Marble Hill, Killahoey, and Tramore

  • Visit the Dunfanaghy Workhouse Exhibition

  • Take a day trip to Tory Island

  • Climb Muckish Mountain and Errigal Mountain

  • Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. Glenveagh contains the largest red deer population in Europe.  Within the National Park Glenveagh Castle and gardens are well worth a visit on their own

  • Enjoy diving in the clear waters of Sheephaven Bay

  • Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk