Bumblebee Cottage is a traditional thatched cottage located halfway up a rugged Donegal mountain with amazing panoramic views of Fintra Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. This ‘picture postcard’ cottage has recently been renovated and offers all the comforts and facilities one expects from modern-day luxury accommodation.
Bumblebee Cottage is nestled in the very heart of unspoilt Donegal in a tiny village called Fintra. A two-minute drive away to the beautiful Blue Flag beach of Fintra Bay, the cottage is close to many ‘undiscovered’ stunning cove beaches and breathtaking sites, such as Slieve League. The panoramic views of the sea and mountains from Bumblebee Cottage are absolutely breathtaking. You can see six counties from the front door: Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Fermanagh and Galway.
Bumblebee cottage is as enjoyable in the winter as it is in the summer. When the Donegal rain and wind is howling outside, curl up inside by the gorgeous fire and watch the Atlantic waves crashing below.
There are plenty of board games and DVDs in the cottage to keep you occupied. When the sun is shining, the front garden at Bumblebee Cottage is the perfect sun trap, as it is located in on south-facing hill. It is agreat spot for the kids to play whilst you can BBQ local fresh fish sold at the nearby market stalls.
While Bumblebee Cottage is nearly a hundred years old and one of the few remaining thatched cottages around in Ireland today – it has been extensively renovated and re thatched in 2017 to create a cosy cottage atmosphere yet with all the mod cons to make it a compact yet comfortable retreat.
Bedroom 1 Double
Bedroom 2 2 single beds
Extra camp bed also available
traditional thatched cottage with ocean views
2 double bedrooms to sleep up to 5
single camp bed also available
bathroom with bath and overhead power shower
bright open plan area with vaulted wood ceiling
stylish cottage kitchen
electric oven, induction hobs
under-counter fridge with freezer compartment
nespresso coffee machine
freezer in cottage outhouse
living area is comfortably furnished
tv and dvd player
selection of dvds and board games
dining table and 4 chairs
washing machine and dryer in outhouse
iron and ironing board
fenced in cottage garden with superb sea views
outdoor bench table, 2 sun chairs
1.5km to Fintra Blue Flag Beach
3.5km to Killybegs
20km to the Slieve League Cliffs
High Season: from €780 per week Mid Season: from €650 per week Low Season: from €600 per week Weekends: from €325 Other Dates: please enquire
Deposit: A 20% deposit secures your booking – balance payable 4 weeks prior to arrival
Included: heat, lighting, electricity, cot (on request) bed linen and towels, fuel for fire, shampoo, shower gel, soap
If you have any further questions, please ask when enquiring.