Inch Cove - Inch Island, Inch Island

6 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 11

Inch Cove - Inch Island


Sea ViewsFree Wi-FiPets AllowedOpen FireCot & Highchair

Inch Cove is located on an elevated site with panoramic views over Lough Swilly towards Rathmullan, the Fanad peninsula. Inishowen and fahan Marina. Relax on the extensive wood deck and savour the spectacular sunsets as you gaze westwards towards the mountains of west Donegal. Stay at this holiday home and you have access to 4 acres of Prrivate wooded garden with path down to the beach and a sea front patio. This area also features a Paddock and sand arena.

A Tranquil Base For Exploring Inishowen and Derry City

Inch Island itself is a small island lying just off the Donegal coast at Burt at the start of the Inishowen peninsula . It is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway. It is a quiet place with beautiful and diverse scenery - from the fertile lands on the eastern side  to the rugged hills and sheltered coves on the western side.  

Historic Landmarks

It has a small working fishing harbour, a Napoleonic era fort built into the cliffs and the ruins of an old castle which is located close to the holiday home. The castle was once the property of the O'Doherty Clan of Inishowen.  The castle is built on a cliff edge overlooking the Swilly and dates from about the mid 15th century and although it is mostly ruins there are parts of it still in good repair.

Inch Island

Inch Island is also a birdwatcher's paradise. It has a designated wildfowl sanctuary and has large manmade lake filled with swans, geese and many other species of bird. Three species, Whooper Swan, Greenland White-fronted Goose and Greylag Goose, occur in numbers of international importance. This is the area where the swans make their Irish landfall in autumn on their return from breeding grounds in Iceland and there are some excellent vantage points from which to view these majestic birds. 

Ideal Holiday Base

The holiday home is an ideal base for a relaxing getaway and yet it just a 15 minute drive from the centre of the historic walled city of Derry. It is just 5 minutes drive from the quaint village of Fahan which has a large marina and a fine sandy beach. A further 5 minutes is the large coastal town of Buncrana – the main town on the beautiful Inishowen peninsula. 

Local Attractions and Amenities

  • Visit the ancient walled City of Derry on the banks of the Foyle - Uk City of Culture 2013
  • Enjoy bird watching at the Inch Wild Fowl Reserve
  • Enjoy some of the fine sandy beaches and coves in and around Inch Island and nearby Fahan village 
  • Visit An Grianan of Aileach. This is a 5000 year old neolithic stone fort located on a hilltop at nearby Burt, with commanding views of loughs Foyle and Swilly.
  • Take a day trip to the majestic Glenveagh National Park (58km) in the Donegal Highlands
  • Explore the northern coast of Northern Ireland. The Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle are just some of the top attractions in this area.
  • Try a sailing course at the nearby Lough Swilly Yacht Club in Fahan (summer months)
  • Visit the Fort and Military Museum at Dunree (22km) 
  • Visit the newly renovated Isle of Doagh Famine Village near Ballyliffin (35km) This wondeful attraction depicts life in Donegal at different stages throughout history in an informative and enjoyable tour
  • Take a trip around the famous Inishowen 100.  This is one of Ireland's most scenic drives. The route includes dramatic coastal scenery plus a fine collection of ancient forts and monuments, traditional craft centres, and a dozen or so friendly villages. Scenic highlights include the Gap of Mamore, and Malin Head -  Ireland's most northerly point
  • Use the Lough Swilly ferry service at Buncrana to explore the neighbouring Fanad Peninsula
  • Visit the Inishowen Maritime Museum in Greencastle, which includes a state-of-the-art planetarium
  • Go walking on the many coastal pathways, woodland, and hills on the Inishowen Peninsula
  • Go fishing on Inch Lake, the Crana River or at the Fullerton Dam

Facilities & Living Space


Facilities

  • 6 bedrooms to sleep 11
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Large Living /Kitchen/Dining with stone floors and sea view
  • TV and DVD
  • Large Kitchen with separate utility and pantry
  • gas hob and electric ovens
  • microwave, separate fridge and freezer, dishwasher
  • washing machine, tumble dryer
  • outside clothes line, iron and ironing board
  • patio area with patio furniture and electric barbeque
  • 100 meters to lovely sandy beach
  • 15 min drive to shops, pub etc (in Buncrana)
  • nearest shop and garage - Bradleys at Fahan 10 min drive
  • rural, quiet and peaceful location
  • ample parking
  • ideal touring base
  • Covered decking with chiminea
  • pets welcome
  • free wifi
  • 4 Acres of wooded garden down to sea and beach with Shore Front Patio and Paddock
  • Stables paddock and sand arena available.
  • Shore Front Patio with seating table and Bar-b-que.
  • Views from house over Rathmullan, Fanad, Inishowen, Buncrana and Fahan


Living Space


Kitchen  Kitchen

Large Living /Kitchen/Dining with stone floors and sea view

  • gas cooker
  • separate fridge and freezer
  • dishwasher and microwave
  • washing machine and tumble dryer

 

Kitchen  Living Room

Spacious living room with spectacular views over Lough Swilly towards Rathmullan and the Fanad Peninsula

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Inch Cove has 6 bedrooms to sleep up to 11 people.

Bedroom 1: King double on first floor with nursery - Sea view

Bedroom 2: Small double with sea view

Bedroom 3: Small double

Bedroom 4: Small single with sea view

Bedroom 5: bunk room sleeps two

Bedroom 6: Nursery with two singles and cot

Bedrooms  Wood Deck Patio with Sea Views

Covered wood decking area with chiminea and barbecue. Views over Inch Harbour and Lough Swilly.


Tariff



Season

Tariff

July/August

€ 950

June/Sept /Easter week

€ 850

April/May/Oct

€ 700

Weekend - 2 nights

€ 

Weekend - 3 nights

€ 



Booking Details

Booking deposit of euro200 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.

This owner accepts PayPal

PayPal Accepted

What's Included

  • bed linen and towels
  • electricity
  • central heating Ground source Heat Pump and under floor heating.
  • wifi
  • cot and highchair - on request
  • Horses welcome Stables paddock and sand arena available

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Contact the owner

Contact: James
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2019
Telephone:+353 86 0657337
 
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.0825
 Longitude: -7.5116

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