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Beautiful Cottage, Lough Eske - Near Harveys Point Country Hotel

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Last updated: 04/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Brachan Brae is a new luxurious 4 bedroom self-catering cottage (all ensuite). Sleeps 8. Available all year round including weekend breaks. Stunning views over Lough Eske, in the foothills of Bluestack Mountains on the 'Bluestack Way & Bluestack Drive', County Donegal. Quiet scenic area beside beaches, Donegal Golf Course Murvagh, tennis, fishing, hill walking in National Heritage Areas.. Ideal venue for attending weddings at Harveys Point Country Hotel & Lough Eske Castle Hotel. Great location for touring Donegal (Glenveagh National Park, Slieve League, Gartan Outdoor Activity Centre, Doagh Island Famine Village, Donegal Tweed, Lough Derg, Ionad Cois Locha) or Sligo (Rossespoint, Yeats Country, Benbulben,Mullaghmore) Catch a glimpse of the Golden Eagles soaring above the Bluestacks or wander through the olde oak woodlands of Ardnamona, a National Parks & Wildlife Service Nature Reserve. Baby sitting services can be provided if requested. Also qualified guides available.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom: 1 double


  • Bedroom: 1 double, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom: 1 double


  • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Downstairs; Double bedroom, with ensuite, with a view over Lough Eske. Twin bedroom -with ensuite. Upstairs: Spacious Double bedroom, ensuite, wooden floor, with lake views. Large Double bedroom, with ensuite - including bath, wooden floor, with lake views...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • A beautiful house overlooking Lough Eske & nestling in the foothills of the Bluestack Mountains in County Donegal. Ideal base for Hill-walkers of for golfers or simply for 'getting away from it all'. The house was completed in April 2005 and is large and comfortable. The owners live less than a mile away and are able to offer advice on things to do locally. Both owners are qualified walking guides. The property is ideal for those attending weddings or functions at the nearby Harveys Point Country Hotel or Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel. While you are in Donegal why not relax and unwind in Spa Solis at Solis Lough Eske Castle which features eight treatment rooms, a thermal suite and relaxation area and a spacious 12m indoor swimming pool...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Arrival Day

  • Flexible


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.8
from 10 traveler reviews
To contact the owner use the phone number provided below.
00353 87 794 1234 - Patsy McNulty or email
If phoning from the US please ring 011 353 87 794 1234
Please phone us if you have some specific requests re dates etc. Thank you.
We can accept Euro. Sterling, USD, Canadian or AUD cheques.
For July & August our usual changeover dates are Saturdays but sometimes we can be more flexible so feel free to 
e-mail us with your request.  For the rest of the year the changeover date is flexible.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions and we may be able to assist you.
We ask for a deposit of E150 per week.  The remaining balance is requested five weeks before arrival

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Last updated: 04/17/2015
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
City of Derry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Harveys Point Country Hotel
80 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Donegal Golf Course, Murvagh
40 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lough Eske Castle Hotel
3 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

The spacious holiday home is located on an elevated site overlooking Lough Eske & Harveys Point Country Hotel. Less than a mile from Lough Eske Castle Hotel which is Donegal's only 5* Hotel and Spa. Donegal Town itself is 4 miles away. Visitors to Donegal Town will be able to see Donegal Castle and witness the world famous Donegal Tweed being created at Magee of Donegal. Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh is 7 miles away. This links course is isolated from the outside world by a forest of evergreens, washed on one side by the great Atlantic Ocean and with a panoramic view of the Bluestack Mountains. Murvagh & Rossnowlagh Beach are 15 minutes drive. Deane's Equestrian Centre at Bruckless is 15 minutes away. From the Yeats Country at Sligo, to the iconic Sea Cliffs at Sliabh Liag, to the marvellous unspoilt Glenveagh National Park this house is the ideal spot for touring the North West. City of Derry airport-40 miles, Knock airport-70 miles. Belfast City & Int. airports-80 miles.

Other Activities: hill-walking, Spa and indoor swimming pool at Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel

Golf: Brachan Brae Cottage is an ideal base if you are on a Golfing Vacation. Donegal Golf Course, Murvagh, of which Darren Clarke said 'One of my favourite courses in the World' is less than 10 miles away. There are spectacular links courses within a drive of one and a half hours - Portsalon, Rosapenna, Narin & Portnoo, Bundoran and Ballyliffen which was designed by Nick Faldo are all in County Donegal while County Sligo hosts Enniscrone Golf Club and Co. Sligo (Rossespoint) of which Peter Allis said 'A tremendous test for the highest quality player and great fun for the modest competitor'. After a challenging days golf, one can relax and enjoy good food in the numerous restaurants in the Donegal Town area - La Bella Donna, Solis Lough Eske Castle, Ard na Breatha, Blueberry, Coxtown Manor, Harveys Point, Salmon Inn, Village Tavern, Red Hughs,and The Harbour which was Winner of 'Donegal Town Summer Festival Seafood Competition 2009' , judged by Mr. Paolo Tullio, Restaurant Reviewer..


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  • Brachan Brae Cottage

    Brachan Brae Cottage

  • Kitchen/Dining Room

    Kitchen/Dining Room

  • Donegal Castle

    Donegal Castle

  • Red Hugh O'Donnell

    Red Hugh O'Donnell

  • Famine Pot, Lough Eske

    Famine Pot, Lough Eske

  • Magee Shop, famous for Donegal tweed

    Magee Shop, famous for Donegal tweed

  • Swans enjoying Lough Eske

    Swans enjoying Lough Eske

  • Bluestack Way Walking Trail

    Bluestack Way Walking Trail

  • Lough Eske Caste

    Lough Eske Caste

  • Killybegs Fishing Port

    Killybegs Fishing Port

  • View from lounge

    View from lounge

  • Typical bedroom

    Typical bedroom

  • Donegal Abbey

    Donegal Abbey

  • Lough Eske Castle

    Lough Eske Castle

  • Some of Patsy's sheep

    Some of Patsy's sheep

  • Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

    Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

  • Lough Eske, Co.Donegal

    Lough Eske, Co.Donegal

  • Two cousins!

    Two cousins!

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 04/17/2015
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+353 (0)877 941234

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