Lough Anure Cottage, County Donegal, Ireland
This quaint cottage is situated in the picturesque mountains of Donegal, right next to Lough Anure. Eco-friendly with pretty modern interiors, this is the perfect rural retreat.
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£636.00 to: £736.00 (based on two staying)
Why we've chosen Lough Anure Cottage
This wild, mountain landscape of Donegal is stunning and this redeveloped property is in a lovely position on the edge of Lough Anure. This cosy, stylish accomadation is very green and peaceful and is situated well for outdoor activities. There will be plenty of peace & quiet here, as well as sublime lake views. Culturally, this area is one of the most traditional, Irish is spoken naturally, there is music and singing in the pubs. You can go wild swimming or enjoy some of the most beautiful white sandy beaches in Europe.
The cottage is centrally heated throughout
•Kitchen: fridge/freezer, hob and oven, microwave
•Dining area: dining furniture inside and outside
•Lounge: sofa, wood-burner, radio.
•Bedroom: lake views
•Outside: Almost an acre of land & you can walk down to the water
•Utility Shed: Recycling bins, washing machine, storage space
Top eco features at Lough Anure Cottage
Rescue & new use for former derelict in the landscape
Low impact conversion on original footprint - no extension
Traditional lime plasters, not cement or gypsum
Rainwater collected for toilet flushing
Solar-heating of hot water (also has back-up)
Heating via wood from sustainable, local source
High level of insulation in roof and floor
Triple-glazed windows and door, sustainable, locally crafted wood frames
Low energy lighting
AAA rated kitchen appliances
Local craftsmen rebuilt the drystone walls using the on-site stone
On-site recycling collection of plastic, paper, glass, metal, compost
Efficient glass-fronted Irish-built Stanley woodburning stove
Internal doors made locally from sustainable wood source
Directions from station:
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