An Sciobol ("The Barn")
Ideal holiday accommodation for 2 or 3 people, the house to let is a small converted barn consisting of a living/kitchen area downstairs complete with a wood-burning stove while upstairs is a double bedroom. Completing the accommodation is a toilet and a separate shower room.
The house is in an ideal location to enjoy all the scenery and activities that the island of Cruit (and the adjacent mainland including a large section of The Wild Atlantic Way) can offer. It is within a couple of minutes walk from the sea in a number of directions with several beautiful beaches nearby.
>> Cruit Island and Area
>> The Wild Atlantic Way
The rental rates are set at very affordable levels and are inclusive of such things as bed linen, towels, wood for stove, WiFi internet access and electricity.
The house is available for rent for periods from May to September each year.
Experience the laid-back feeling of living in a house on an island without the disadvantages of being totally cut-off from the wider world.
Connected to the mainland by a bridge, Cruit Island offers wonderful coastal scenery, with a great variety of spectacular sandy beaches, cliffs and rocky shoreline allowing a host of outdoor activities such as walking, climbing, fishing and boating. It also boasts a 9-hole golf course which has gained a reputation as one of the best in Europe.
Then venture off the island and you will find you have an excellent base for exploring the surrounding areas of Donegal, boasting scenery to match any in Ireland with rugged mountains, a magnificent coastline and many off-shore islands such as Owey, Arranmore, Inishfree and Tory.On the there are a variety of friendly pubs within easy reach, some with traditional Irish music, as well as a choice of eating places. There are outdoor activities such as golfing, horse-riding, fishing (lake, river and sea), diving, surfing etc. Cruit is close to the village of Kincasslagh with a local store and about 6 miles from the small town of Dungloe where such facilities as supermarket shopping and banking are available.
>> Cruit Island and area
In addition, most of the Donegal section of the coastal route called The Wild Atlantic Way lies within a realistic day's travel of Cruit. This would include the Fanad Peninsula, Sheephaven Bay, Horn Head, Bloody Foreland, Glen Head, Glencolmcille, Slieve League, Killybegs and Donegal Town.
>> The Wild Atlantic Way