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Stunning Home in the Beautifully Rugged and Remote Inishowen Coastline

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

“Urris Hillside Cottage” #urrishillsidecottage is located in the beautifully rugged and remote Inishowen Peninsula within County Donegal. This stunning home has been completely updated with all modern conveniences and it is the perfect place to call home while exploring Donegal, Ulster and the North Antrim Causeway Coast of Ireland.
This two level home, sleeps 8. Downstairs has a living room with open, turf burning fireplace, modern kitchen, master bedroom with queen size bed, full bathroom and separate laundry room. The modern kitchen has a refrigerator, freezer, cook top, oven, microwave, dishwasher and garbage disposal. Upstairs has two bedrooms and another full bathroom. One bedroom has a double bed. The other bedroom has 4 single beds. There is Central Heating, loads of turf for burning, washer and dryer, TV, VCR, and DVD player.
Walkers paradise with miles of hills, beaches and country roads to explore.
Come experience the true rugged beauty that is Donegal!

Restaurants: Ballyliffen is located on the North Atlantic Ocean, there are four lovely hotels with full restaurant
menus and great bar food, all within five miles of the Cottage.

Buncrana is a summer destination for local vacationers,
and has many many traditional pubs with food and live
entertainment. There are also many full menu restaurants
in the Buncrana area, all within six miles of the Cottage.

Wild Atlantic Way & Inishowen 100: The house is located on The Inishowen 100 Scenic Drive. It is a 100 mile long drive signposted touring route around the peninsula and is an opportunity to experience some of Ireland's most breathtaking scenery. Amongst its highlights is Ireland's most northerly point at the wild and rugged Malin Head.

Derry City: Derry is the second largest city in Northern Ireland. It is one of the few
examples in Western Europe of a completely walled city. With the troubles
behind it, Derry offers a tourist friendly environment coupling old and new
attractions with plenty of up to date shopping experiences.
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    1st floor, very large with walkout patio doors...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single

    2nd floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    1st floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    2nd floor...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Toys:

    Small children toys...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Burning turf, wood and coal ...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Loads of golf in the area Ballyliffn golf 4 miles, 2-18 hole...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Please add $6 per night for heat and fuel November and December.

We use PayPal and ask for a 1/2 deposit to block out rental dates.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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180 Miles
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Larne N.Ireland
14 Miles
Nearest Train
Derry N.Ireland
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Derry N.Ireland
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

The home sits on the southside of the Urris Hills with the North Atlantic Ocean on the northside. You will find miles and miles of deserted hills, beaches and country roads for walking. The town of Buncrana (6 miles away) is a summer destination for local vacationers. Buncrana has lovely hotels and many full menu restaurants also a number of traditional pubs with food and live entertainment. The home is located 90 minutes from Letterkenny, 15 miles from Derry City and the North Atlantic is just over the mountains behind the house.

A Catholic Church is a ten minute drive.

There are many attractions. Some of our favorites are- Malin Head-the northern most point in Ireland, Glenveagh National Park, Ulster American Folk Park, Horseback Riding in the West, Grianan of Aileach Ringed Fort, Dunluce Castle, Giants Causeway, Rope Bridge, Bushmills, Slieve League, Sunsets from the Bloody Foreland.

Other Activities: Explore quaint towns and vibrant traditional nightlife

Golf: There are challenging and scenic Golf Courses located within the Inishowen Peninsula.

Ballyliffen Golf Course 2 - 18 Hole Courses

North West Golf Course 18 Hole Course

Buncrana Municipal Golf Course 9 Hole Course

Redcastle Golf Course 9 Hole Course

Greencastle Golf Course 18 Hole Course


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: We love our home on the Hillside. Spending all the winter months in Ireland. And the remainder of the year we live about 50 miles north west of Chicago.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home is located on the side of the Urris hills. With the North Atlantic ocean behind us, it's a magical place. You will get a great view of the open countryside and loads of places to see. We have great restaurants around us and the most friendly wonderful people you could meet.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

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  • living room

    living room

  • Kitchen


  • Living Room Fireplace

    Living Room Fireplace

  • Stairway


  • Larger Bedroom Upstairs

    Larger Bedroom Upstairs

  • Upstairs Hallway

    Upstairs Hallway

  • Lough Swilly at the end of our road.

    Lough Swilly at the end of our road.

  • Rainbows Aplenty

    Rainbows Aplenty

  • Front Door

    Front Door

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Waterfall Near To Our House

    Waterfall Near To Our House

  • Kitchen


  • Smaller Bedroom Upstairs

    Smaller Bedroom Upstairs

  • Sheep Passing The House

    Sheep Passing The House

  • Owenerk River Just Outside Front Door

    Owenerk River Just Outside Front Door

  • The Hills Of Donegal

    The Hills Of Donegal

  • Sunset from our road.

    Sunset from our road.

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