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Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna)

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Living room with open fire
Delighted the cottage has received a Quality Assurance Cert from Irish Self Catering Federation.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage is located in the heart of the Carrickfinn peninsula on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way. The cottage is tastefully decorated and has everything you need for a very enjoyable holiday. WiFi is available throughout the cottage. A Sauna offers that little bit extra in Self Catering Accommodation. Open plan living area has open fireplace, television, dvd and radio. Fully fitted kitchen is complete with all modern conveniences. All 3 large bedrooms are en-suite , one bedroom is on the ground floor. Bedlinen provided.. Cot, travel cot, high chair and stair gate available. Bathroom on ground floor with separate shower unit. Family sized Sauna. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Turf provided free of charge for evening fires. E...Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage is located in the heart of the Carrickfinn peninsula on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way. The cottage is tastefully decorated and has everything you need for a very enjoyable holiday. WiFi is available throughout the cottage. A Sauna offers that little bit extra in Self Catering Accommodation. Open plan living area has open fireplace, television, dvd and radio. Fully fitted kitchen is complete with all modern conveniences. All 3 large bedrooms are en-suite , one bedroom is on the ground floor. Bedlinen provided.. Cot, travel cot, high chair and stair gate available. Bathroom on ground floor with separate shower unit. Family sized Sauna. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Turf provided free of charge for evening fires. Electricity and o.f.c.h are extra, charged as per usage. Sheltered deck with garden furniture. Very quiet and peaceful area, safe for children. Minutes to the nearest beach. No pets allowed in cottage. Carrickfinn is a peninsula, our holiday homes are minutes from golden sandy beaches e.g The White Strand/ An Tra Bhan (Blue Flag beach) and the beautiful Boat Strand. Ideally based for seeing all the attractions Co. Donegal has to offer. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
No parties allowed in Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage.
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Cathal & Elma G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
We live just a short distance from our holiday houses. One of us will be there to greet you on arrival, and tell you about the cottage and locality. We will also be available should our visitors encounter any problems of need our help or advice during their stay.
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Reviewed 3 May 2022

Lovely peaceful cottage which had everything we needed. Cosy fire, heating had hot water in minutes, and very comfy beds. Myself and my 2 friends slept wonderfully for the 3 nights we stayed. Elma and Cathal were helpful and told us all about the local...More

Date of stay: April 2022
Thank tomwI2445ID
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2022

Thank you Tom for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in our holiday cottage and will look forward to your next visit, Best wishes Cathal & Elma

Reviewed 23 October 2020

An amazing cottage with the added touch of a Sauna with all the facilities to make you feel home from home. Cathal and Elma were great hosts, They looked after us from day 1 with advice and places to go. Sunday dinner was even more...More

Date of stay: September 2020
1  Thank Patrick M
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

Thank you Patrick for your lovely review. It was our pleasure to have you stay in our cottage and we will look forward to seeing you another time. Best wishes Cathal & Elma

Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable stay in this wonderful area. The property is exactly as described - clean, spacious and comfortable. Perfect for families. Elma and Cathal are friendly and helpful hosts. Thank you! We will be back!

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Deirdre R
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you so much for your review Deirdre. It was lovely meeting you and we are delighted that we will see you again next year. Meanwhile stay safe and well . Best wishes Cathal & Elma

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We have just spent 4 days in this beautiful part of Ireland. Cathal was a great host, very attentive and helpful! We enjoyed walking on the beaches close to the cottage and the quiet seclusion of the area made for a very restful stay. Thank...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank lolaHighlands
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you Morag and Phil for your nice review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time in West Donegal. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Cathal & Elma

Reviewed 19 May 2018

We stayed at Elma & Cahels cottages for weekend of WAAR adventure race we did on 12th May. Great hosts very friendly and informative. House is Very well designed by Cahel to blend with the vernacular Donegal architecture, really spacious inside with 3 double bedrooms...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Eunan M
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you Eunan for your very nice review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in the cottage, the local area and Carrickfinn's beautiful beaches. Hopefully we will see you sometime in the future.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Donegal is an amazing part of the world - spectacular scenery, beautiful unspoilt empty beaches, mountains, golf courses, and wonderful friendly people. Carrickfinn is the world's most scenic airport, surrounded by the Wild Atlantic and on the Wild Atlantic Way and has the unique backdrop...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Andlatergolf
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Fergal & Siobhan, we are absolutely thrilled with your wonderful review. We are blessed to live in an area of such outstanding natural beauty and we love sharing it with our visitors. Thank you for taking the time to not only review our Carrickfinn...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

After a week in Co Mayo we travelled up to Donegal - our first visit - and were greeted by Elma and Cathal with a lovely cup of tea and freshly made scones. The cottage was very comfortable, light and spacious and with the addition...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank NewhallCourt
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in our cottage. We hope we will see you again soon, and we have many more sight seeing trips and good restaurants that we can recommend to you. Kind regards Cathal &...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

After discovering The beach last August, I decided to return and stay in Carrickfinn over Easter. An excellent decision, as we had such a fantastic time. We were blessed with beautiful weather, the hosts were fantastic, the activities recommended to us by Cahal the host...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank hootwink
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It is great that you have seen so much of our beautiful county, we can recommend a lot more lovely places for you to visit. We are looking forward to your next visit in September. Kind regards Cathal...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2018
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stayed in this house as a family of 2 adults and 5 children. It was perfect for what we wanted - lots of beautiful beaches and walks nearby, and the sauna was wonderful for warming up again after sea swimming! Really lovely quality of...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank zepf2017
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna), responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello Maire , Thank you for your review and for recommending our cottage. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. You have lovely children with great imagination and good fun, I enjoyed hearing their stories. There are still some magical places left for them to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Carrickfinn is located on The Wild Atlantic Way with spectacular scenery in abundance, mountains, lakes, and golden sandy beaches. Part of the Carrickfinn peninsula is an Area of Special Conservation. It is home to the fox, badger, pheasant and in summer the corncrake can be heard calling on a mate. The array of wildflowers makes the area the artists and photographers paradise. The cottage is situated in a lovely, peaceful and quiet area. It is 5Km to the nearest village, Annagry, and 8 Km to the nearest town Dungloe. Aer Lingus Regional operate flights twice daily all year around from Donegal Regional Airport Carrickfinn to Dublin and 4 times daily all year around to Glasgow. Car hire is available at the airport.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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Frequently Asked Questions about Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna)

Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna) is able to accommodate up to 7 guests. See all property details.

Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna) has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna) has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Carrickfinn Holiday Cottage by the sea (with sauna) must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.