Cosy Nook - Ballymichael, Fanad, Fanad

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 5

Cosy Nook - Ballymichael, Fanad

A small 3 bedroom cottage in Ballymichael, Cosy Nook is a traditional style stone cottage, with its own character. Comfortable carpeting in lounge adds to the homely atmosphere. It features a lawn in front and sunny, sheltered, secluded back garden with patio. A special feature is the spacious Play-Shed.  Suitable for off-season holidays.  

Located Along Wild Atlantic Way

It is located on the route of the Wild Atlantic Way, surrounded by the spectacular coastlines of the Mulroy and Swilly; panoramic views stretch from Horn Head to the Inishowen Peninsula. Come and stay – awake to birdsong, relax on the sheltered patio, soak in the peace and beauty that surrounds you. Walk nearby beaches, trek along the many hill paths and sample the many attractions Fanad has to offer. A refreshing holiday awaits you here in Cosy Nook!  

On The Doorstep

  • Refresh your spirit with the sound of the waves at the local rocky strand.
  • Walk, stride or run on the miles of local sandy beach: often, you’ll have it all to yourself!
  • Lighthouse Tavern – 15 mins walk
  • Lighthouse – 25 mins walk
  • Local Shops and Post Office 2.5 km
  • Nearest Supermarket at Portsalon Crossroads

The Fanad Peninsula

Numerous beaches, shores and lakes in the area offer the chance of surfing, boat trips, windsurfing, sea angling, rock and lake fishing, and hill walking. If you prefer less strenuous activities there are ample opportunities for sightseeing: scenic drives around the spectacular coastline of Fanad and beyond.

If you like a round of golf and some fine dining, Fanad offers that as well. Panoramic views and unspoilt countryside are a real source of inspiration for the artist.

One of Ireland’s spectacular and most photographed lighthouses at Fanad Head is less than 2.5km away - a jewel of the Wild Atlantic Way. A guided Tour to the top of the Lighthouse is an unforgettable experience – a lasting memory of your stay in Cosy Nook.

Activities / Attractions

  • Visit the Lighthouse – open to the public in 2016: www.fanadlighthouse.com
  • Superb beaches all about – within 10km e.g. White Shore, Ballyhiernan, Doaghbeg, Drumnacraig, Portsalon, Blue Flag beach at Ballymastocker Bay beside Portsalon
  • Spectacular scenic drives hugging the coastlines of the Mulroy, or the Swilly
  • Surfing at the Adventure One Surf School in nearby Ballyhiernan Bay – 4.5km
  • Fanad Lake Angling Club, Kindrum. Brown Trout. Fishing permits & Boat Hire:
  • Fishing at the Meadows Trout Fishery in Rossnakill – 8km Tel: 086 8047516 or Facebook
  • Golf at Portsalon Golf Club – a classic 18 hole links course – 10km
  • Eel Burn Pitch & Putt – 4.5 km
  • Championship course at Rosapenna accessible via the Mulroy Bridge
  • Kayaks etc. for hire from Water Sports at Portsalon Pier
  • Deep sea fishing or sightseeing on Lough Swilly. Charter boats based at Rathmullan Piers
  • Activity Centre at Rockhill Park in Kerrykeel.
  • Electric and Hybrid bike hire located across the Mulroy Bridge in Termon. Take the pain out of cycling & enjoy north Donegal’s spectacular scenery
  • Mevagh Dive Centre near Carrigart is Ireland’s largest Centre - all under one roof, with Diving Equipment Sales, Hire, Servicing, Cylinder Testing and our new state of the art Swimming Pool
  • Pony Trekking at Carrigart Riding Stables, Wood Quarter, Carrigart
  • Take Car Ferry from Rathmullan to Buncrana in July & August and explore the Inishowen Peninsula
  • Glenveagh National Park with its Castle and Gardens , an hour’s drive, with 16,000 hectares of woods, mountains, lakes and bogs. Largest red deer population in Europe. Several walks. A must for the first time visitor to Donegal

 

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 3 bedrooms - sleeps 4-5 (4 adults max)
  • 2 x double bedrooms: 1 x bunks
  • Electric blankets on all beds
  • 1 bathroom with electric shower over bath
  • Comfortably carpeted sitting room with dining area
  • Flat screen TV, dvd player, cd/radio,
  • Oil fired central heating & immersion water heating
  • Separate kitchen
  • Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • Spacious Play Shed - ideal for rainy days
  • Outside clothes line, iron and ironing board
  • Small library of books for children & adults, board games, cartoons/films/ music CDs
  • Sheltered, secluded back garden
  • Patio area with outdoor furniture
  • Well-kept lawn at back and front
  • Ample off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Local shops and Post Office 2.5 km
  • Supermarket at Portsalon crossroads
  • Local pub - Lighthouse Tavern - 15 mins walk
  • Quiet and peaceful location
  • Ideal touring base
  • Thank you for not smoking
  • Sorry, no pets


Living Space


  Living Room

The cosy living room of the holiday home is comfortably furnished and recently redecorated.  Quality carpeting adds to the comfort and homely character. Flat screen TV with Saorview (freeview) channels, DVD player and cd/radio. Library of books and films/music CDs for adults: books /activities /board games /cartoons for children

 

Kitchen  Kitchen

Galley style kitchen with gas cooker, fridge, microwave, sandwich maker, toaster and washing machine.

 

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Cosy Nook has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 4 - 5 people.  Bookings not taken for 6 adults.  Accommodation make-up is as follows:-

  • Bedroom1: Double bedroom
  • Bedroom2: Double bedroom
  • Bedroom3: Two single bunk beds

Electric Blankets on all beds.  Bathroom with electric shower over bath.

 

Bedrooms  Dining Area

Oak dining table and chairs in the living area. Drop leaf table folds away neatly.

Bedrooms  Spacious Play Shed

Carpeted area- with blackboard & chalk, dolls house, painted goalposts on walls, Various toys and games, etc


Tariff



Season

Tariff

Easter week

€ 440

May/October

€ 400

June/September

€ 480

July/August

€ 580

Rest of year

€ 400

Christmas & New Year

€ 440



Booking Details

Booking deposit  of €100/ £100 to secure booking.  Balance to be paid six weeks before arrival date

  • Contact owner directly re availibility.  
  • Payment by Bank Transfer .  
  • Check in from 4 pm, check out by 10.30 am at the latest.
  • Saturday to Saturday ONLY  in July/August.
  • Please ask for weekend/short break prices. 

What's Included

  • Bed Linen
  • Towels
  • Electricity and Oil Central Heating
  • Cooking Gas
  • Starter Supplies: loo roll, hand wash, kitchen paper, tea bags

What's Not Included

Beach Towels

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Contact the owner

Contact: Aine
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2012
Telephone:00353 16282468
 00353 86 0561497
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.2676
 Longitude: -7.6564

What they say

Thank you for our great stay in Cosy Nook.  We enjoyed our time here so much.  Wonderful to be back in Fanad, terrific memories as children….  Hope to come back again.  Anne McQuaile   30 Jul 2019.   

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