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River Finn Cottage

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
7 guests
1 night minimum
Chalet
River Finn Cottage is a modern 3 Bed Chalet Bungalow nestled in a tree lined garden overlooking the River Finn which is acclaimed as one of the best Salmon and trout rivers in Ireland. The Cottage is situated on the Main N15 route which offers easy access to all areas of Donegal, Derry City, Sligo or Omagh. Fitted out to a High standard with all equipment and comforts required for a pleasant Holiday or Weekend Break, Inside there is a comfortable sitting room with leather sofa's, quality furnishings and a 32' Smart LED TV with NOW TV, which includes 1000's of movies, box sets and Childrens programmes, Sports can be added for a fee. River Finn Cottage is fibre connected and offers free high speed wifi for streaming, surfing the web or taking care of business. The large kitchen inc...River Finn Cottage is a modern 3 Bed Chalet Bungalow nestled in a tree lined garden overlooking the River Finn which is acclaimed as one of the best Salmon and trout rivers in Ireland. The Cottage is situated on the Main N15 route which offers easy access to all areas of Donegal, Derry City, Sligo or Omagh. Fitted out to a High standard with all equipment and comforts required for a pleasant Holiday or Weekend Break, Inside there is a comfortable sitting room with leather sofa's, quality furnishings and a 32' Smart LED TV with NOW TV, which includes 1000's of movies, box sets and Childrens programmes, Sports can be added for a fee. River Finn Cottage is fibre connected and offers free high speed wifi for streaming, surfing the web or taking care of business. The large kitchen includes a table and six chairs, Electric Hob, Electric Oven, Full-size Fridge Freezer, Microwave, Coffee machine, Kettle and Toaster. Lots of Pots and Pans, Cutlery, Crockery etc. Washing Machine, Dishwasher, clothes airer, Ironing Board and Iron are in the separate Utility room. There are 2 Double Bed Bedrooms and a 3rd Bedroom with Bunk Beds, single on top and a Double Bed at the bottom, all bedrooms are comfortable and include ample storage. High Chair and Travel Cot with comfy mattress are available for baby. There is a modern Family Bathroom with WC, Hand basin, Bath and separate Shower Cubicle. Fresh Bed Linen and towels are provided at the start of your holiday. Outside you can enjoy a private rear Garden with views over the adjoining field to the River Finn, the Garden is furnished with picnic tables and a Trampoline to entertain the Children (Must be supervised by an Adult). There is a shed for storing Fishing gear or bikes. To the front of the Cottage Guests are welcome to enjoy morning coffee on the Swing seat. Smoking allowed in the Outdoor areas only. Fishing permits are available at the local pub to anyone who has a valid EU fishing licence, contact details regards purchasing Fishing licence available on request as is a contact number for private fishing tuition for anyone who hasn't fished before. There is a local Pub and Chip Shop within 150 meters of the Cottage. Closest supermarket is 1.5km away at the Crossroads Village known locally as the Cross! Where you will also find 2 pubs, the beautiful St Patricks Catholic Church and St Anne's Church of Ireland. A five minute drive brings you to the Twin Towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar. Once there you can enjoy a Game of Golf in the local 18 hole golf course, swimming or fitness activities in the Finn Valley Athletic Centre, A Theatre Show in the State of the Art Balor Theatre, A walk along the river bank through the beautiful Drumboe Woods, A Spa treatment at the V-Spa in the Villa Rose Hotel, Shopping in McElhinney's Department Stores and many other shops, Wine and Dine in any of the great restaurants or enjoy an evening of Music and Craic in the many bars around the town. Donegal Town and Letterkenny can both be reached in 25 minutes by car, Donegal Town is steeped in Irish Culture and Heritage, from the Town Harbour you can take a guided tour of the Coastline with Donegal Bay Waterbus or Visit Donegal Castle, The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, Donegal Franciscan Friary Ruins, Donegal Art Gallery and Donegal Craft Village. Letterkenny is the largest town and commercial hub of Donegal, you will find a wealth of shopping and dining venues but you will also find attractions such as, Donegal County Museum, Glenveagh National Park, where the Eagles sore, Lurgybrack open farm, Tropical World, Letterkenny Karting Center, A multi Screen Cinema and Aurora Leisure Complex. A 35 minute drive will take you to the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, or The Famous Walled Derry City which was UK City of Culture 2013. A beautiful City steeped in History with guided bus or walking tours, street music, festivals and great shopping and dining. If you want to have a day by the Sea, why not visit anyone of the six Blue Flag Beaches that are within a 1 hour drive of the Cottage, you can chose a relaxing beach like Murvagh or Fintra or why not go for an all action Beach like Bundoran or Rossnowlagh, famed as the surfing capital of Ireland, where you can take surf lessons, go Blo-Carting or enjoy Bundoran outdoor Activity Centre or the Indoor Waterworld. A €100 refundable security deposit is payable on arrival and returned on departure as long as Cottage is left in a reasonably clean state ie: dishes, pots and pans cleaned and put away, rubbish removed to outside bins and no damage caused to any fixtures or fittings. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
2 small to medium Dogs or are permitted to stay on basis that they accompany their owners on days out, and are not left unsupervised in Cottage whilst owners go out during the day. Dogs must be booked at time of reservation. A refundable damage/cleaning deposit of €150 applies to pet stays. Pet owner must dispose of any Dog waste from Garden. All rubbish/food waste must be removed to outside bins before departure. All dishes must be washed and put away. Smoking in outside areas only.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Marion N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 23 June 2019

well located cottage for our daily trips around the counties. Well stocked and well decorated inside. Back yard overlooking fields with grazing cows and the sound of the Finn river rushing by. Happy to return again

Date of stay: May 2019
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thank you for the lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit. Marion.

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Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2019
Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

We very much enjoyed out stay at River Finn Cottage over New Year’s, which truly is a home from home. The accommodation is equipped with everything one needs and more. It is very tidy, nicely furnished and it was certainly big enough for the two...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you so much for the lovely review Thomas, I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and found it comfortable and convenient as a base for your holiday. I would be delighted to welcome you all back anytime. Kindest regards Marion.

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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: October 2018
Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed for the weekend and had an amazing time, the owner made us feel so welcome and comfortable. The house was amazing it was so clean and had everything we needed. It was so close to the main town and we would definitely return.

Date of stay: October 2017
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you Savannah, hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have now had my second stay in River Finn Cottage. The first was 2 years ago. It is a great holiday home in a beautiful setting.Marion and Sean are really friendly and live close by if you require anything.The location is great for travelling...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank CatherineT2482
Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you Catherine for both the lovely review and for bringing your Family to stay for a second time, it's always such a pleasure seeing familiar faces return, I hope to see you again in the future, please keep in touch. Kindest regards Marion

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stayed for 3 nights over the Easter holiday weekend. Wow!! Perfectly located for touring the local sights and a dream to come back to in the evenings and relax in such peaceful surroundings. House was fresh, clean and so cosy on arrival and after we...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review, I'm so happy you enjoyed the Cottage and found it peaceful and relaxing, it's hard to beat the morning and evening bird song, I look forward to seeing you all again in the future.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We loved staying in this cottage for a week in March. The cottage is warm, well furnished and very comfortable. The kitchen is a dream to cook in, as it has everything we need and more, this is one of the best equipped kitchens we...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, I'm delighted that you had such a great experience. We work hard to ensure our Guests have everything they need for an enjoyable stay and it makes it so worthwhile when we get such a great review,...More

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at River Finn cottage. Everything we could possibly have needed was provided. Marion and husband Sean were incredibly helpful and very welcoming. We will definitely visit again. Thank you

Date of stay: November 2016
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Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thank you so much for the lovely review and we very much look forward to your next visit. Best regards Marion & Sean

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 days during the summer.. Marion the owner was friendly and called over midweek to check if we needed anything , the holiday home was down a private Lane and next-door Marion's own home . The house was fresh and clean...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank cheekychums
Marion N, VR Owner at River Finn Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for the kind review, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay. Best regards Marion

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Playground
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Killygordon is a small Village located along the main N15 in Donegal, which is the road that Links Lifford at the Northern Ireland border to County Sligo. The surrounding area is commonly known as the Finn Valley and lies at the heart of the Beautiful County of Donegal. The Cottage is in the Centre of the Village set back from the road in a mature Tree lined garden approx 100 meters across a field from the River Finn which is renowned for being one of the best Salmon and Trout fishing rivers in Ireland, the banks of the Finn provide a beautiful place for a stroll with or without a fishing rod. The Market towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar are 6km from Killygordon village. Steeped in history the Twin Towns as they are called by the locals have seen very little change through the genera...
Getting around
Bus stop is on the Main road about 50 metres from the Cottage, where you can get buses to Ballybofey, Donegal Town, Lifford or Strabane, connecting buses from above locations to other areas of Donegal, Derry and the North. There are several local Taxi firms available, most of the local taxi's are 7+ seater so can accommodate all guests in one vehicle. A taxi to or from Ballybofey/ Stranorlar is approximately €12. Cottage Guests attending weddings can book a taxi to any of the 3 local hotels prior to or on arrival. Contact details for Taxi companies at the Cottage. Bicycle hire can be arranged locally.
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  • River Finn Cottage is able to accommodate up to 7 guests. See all property details.

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