Wild Rose Cottage in Scenic South West Donegal - Wifi Available.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Wild Rose Cottage, and its beautiful surrounding area.
Wild Rose Cottage stands on a half acre plot with a relaxing garden area both back and front for you to enjoy. The Cottage offers a tranquil and relaxing base from which to explore the breathtaking beauty of Donegal and bordering counties.
While this traditional Irish home is completely private, it is just a two minute drive to the local village where you will find a Post Office, Café, Grocery Store and several Pubs with traditional music to entertain you.
Tastefully decorated and featuring an open fireplace as well as oil-fired central heating the Cottage is cosy and comfortable year round. With all the necessary equipment in the kitchen, you can choose to cook at home if not in the mood to eat out. Wireless Internet is also provided. An outdoor shed provides extra space for surf boards , bicycles and outdoor gear.
Nearby you will find amazing Blue Flag beaches, the rugged sea cliffs at Slieve Leauge, traditional Irish music and great restuarants. Come and enjoy breathtaking mountain views, wonderful scenery and indulge in a friendly and tranquil atmosphere that will inspire you to return year after year. We look forward to sharing the delights of Wild Rose Cottage and its environs with you !
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Equestrian Center 2km.
Coral beach and Lighthouse 7km.
Scuba Diving at St John's point.
Slieve League sea cliffs, the highest in Europe are 30km away.
Killybegs fishing port - Martime and Heritage centre 8km.

City of Derry Airport - 130 km , approximately 1.5 hours drive.
Dublin Airport - 255 km, approximately 3.5 hours drive.
Belfast International Airport - 185 km, approximately 3 hours drive.
Knock International Airport - 150 km, approximately 2 hours drive.
Larne Ferry port - 195 km, approximately 3 hours drive.
Dublin Ferry Port - 260 km, approximately 3.5 hours drive.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 970 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Enclosed garden for playing...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Travel cot provided on request. Baby buggy provided on request

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Electric shower

Other Amenities

  • Small shed on site, can be used to store bikes, fishing rods etc. Baby stroller available on request Picnic Basket and flask also available...moreless


  • Books:

    Small collection of books provided...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace:

    Open log fireplace...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Oil fired central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living with open log or turf fire...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Private parking on site...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi provided...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Hire of Bicycles can be arranged locally...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck at rear of Cottage with outdoor table and chairs - small patio also at front of Cottage...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small grass lawn at rear - 12 meter by 15 meter aprox...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.8
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sept . Oct 2016
Sep 3 - Nov 11, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov - December 2016
Nov 12 - Dec 16, 2016
2 night min stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 24 - Jan 6, 2017
4 night min stay
Jan-Feb-March 2017
Jan 7 - Mar 24, 2017
2 night min stay
April - June 2017
Mar 25 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
July - Aug 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees


In High Season , 7 night booking is from Saturday to Saturday

Oil Central Heating and all electricity use included in price

Complimentary WiFi is also available to guests.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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180 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Belfast International Airport
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
180 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
80 Kilometres
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
N 15
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Castle Murray House
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
St John's Point

Car: Necessary

Dunkineely, County Donegal, Ireland, (20 km from Donegal Town)

15 minute drive from Fintra beach and St John's Point beach.

30 minute drive to the famous Slieve League sea cliffs.

10 minute drive from fishing port of Killybegs


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: William & Jennifer have been married for 30 years, we have three grown up sons. We have lived in Donegal all our lives, indeed our families can be recorded back to 18th century in this region - I guess we are local! Willie took early retirement in 2010 having worked in Telecommunications and Jennifer is now a full time housewife having worked as a Child Support Worker. We now have a small working farm on which we breed Connemara ponies and some Aberdeen Angus cattle.

Why the Owner Chose Ballymagowan, Co. Donegal, Ireland:
In March of 2012 we acquired a little Cottage down the road from where we live. The Cottage was in good condition and so after only some minor alteration and redecoration “Wild Rose Cottage' came into being. It is a very cosy Cottage, clean warm and with everything necessary to make your holiday enjoyable. It stands on its own half acre site, peaceful and quite even though it is only a 5min walk into the local village of Dunkineely.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Wild Rose Cottage is a 100 year old traditional stone cottage which has been upgraded over the years to a comfortable / cosy home while still retaining some of its old style. Whether you wish you chill out in the garden with a glass of wine or relax in front of the open fire you will not be disappointed. There is a Satellite TV and a DVD player if you need it and also WiFi Internet to catch up with friends and family back home. The cottage is ideally located to access many of our beautiful beaches , breathtaking mountains and other scenic drives or if you prefer to browse in the many craft shops in the nearby towns and villages. We have many award winning Restaurants to choose from in the area as well as many traditional Irish Pubs where you can join the locals in a nights music and craic. For the sports enthusiast there is Golf, Fishing, Pony Riding, Scuba Diving and Mountain Walking just to mention a few .

Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Wild Rose Cottage

    Wild Rose Cottage

  • Trá Bán..the Silver Strand..Glencolmcille

    Trá Bán..the Silver Strand..Glencolmcille

  • Donegal Castle - Donegal town

    Donegal Castle - Donegal town

  • Winter in Dunkineekly

    Winter in Dunkineekly

  • Relaxing with a glass of wine

    Relaxing with a glass of wine

  • Double bedroom

    Double bedroom

  • The second double room

    The second double room

  •  Wild Rose Bush

    Wild Rose Bush

  • Bunglass


  • Glencolmcille


  • The open log fireplace

    The open log fireplace

  • Maghera Beach

    Maghera Beach

  • Killybegs Harbour

    Killybegs Harbour

  • St John's Point Lighthouse

    St John's Point Lighthouse

  • Eas á Ranca waterfall , Maghera

    Eas á Ranca waterfall , Maghera

  • Pórt , near Glencolmcille

    Pórt , near Glencolmcille

  • Lounge area

    Lounge area

  • Bathroom


  • Slieve League Cliffs

    Slieve League Cliffs

  • Traeban beach - St John's Point

    Traeban beach - St John's Point

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • McSwynes Castle

    McSwynes Castle

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