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Modern 3 bedroom holiday home with stunning sea views - 5 min walk to the beach



Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Harbour Heights is a luxury 3 bedroom holiday home.

Located on an elevated site in the picturesque seaside village of Portsalon on Fanad Peninsula, north Donegal. It enjoys superb views of Lough Swilly, Ballymastocker Bay and the Inishowen Hills.

Accommodation Bedroom 1 – first floor bedroom – Double bed and ensuite shower Bedroom 2 – first floor bedroom – 4 single beds and ensuite bathroom Bedroom 3 – ground floor bedroom – Double bed next to shower room.

The bright and spacious open plan area on the ground floor consists of a fully fitted modern kitchen, a large dining area, wood burning stove in living area and a superb conservatory. The cottage can accommodate up to eight guests in its three bedrooms and is ideal for families wanting to avail of Portsalon’s many outdoor activities.

The wonderful blue flag beach of Ballymastocker Bay is less than a 5 minute walk from the cottage. Equally close is the entrance to the golf links. Portsalon Golf Club has been extensively re-designed in the last few years and is now one of the finest links courses in the North West of Ireland Sarah's Restaurant and The Stores Bar are a few hundred feet from the cottage. Kayaks, pedal boats, wetsuits and boogie boards can be hired from The Stores. A surfing school offers lessons at the spectacular Wave beach on the North Atlantic.


- elevated site with superb views of Lough Swilly, Ballymastocker Bay and the Inishowen Hills

- 3 bedrooms to sleep 8

- conservatory with spectacular sea views

- open plan living area has a peat burning stovax fire

- fully fitted kitchen

- electric hob and oven/grill

- large fridge/freezer

- dishwasher

- washing machine/ tumble dryer

- outside clothes line

- patio area with patio furniture and gas BBQ

- 200 yards to lovely sandy beach

- 2 minute walk to shop, restaurant and pub

- 5 minute walk to Portsalon Golf Club

- 10 minute drive to Adventure One Surf School

- 15 minute drive to Meadows Trout Fishery

- 25 minutes to Rosapenna Golf Club via new Mulroy Bridge

- quiet and peaceful location

- ideal touring base

- ample parking for 2 cars

- wetsuits in various child sizes available to borrow

NOTE: there is no WIFI at the property

- sorry, no pets and no smoking

- WI-FI available at the Stores Bar

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have had this property in Portsalon since 2004 and have enjoyed many wonderful holidays in Portsalon when our two girls were children.

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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


Very clean and accommodating

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here. Beautiful view.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely, spacious well-equipped property with an amazing view.

  • 5 of 5

We shared the property with some old friends and it was a great place for that. They had the downstairs bedroom and bathroom and we were upstairs. The house overlooks a stunning beach which is lovely for walking along. There is a shop nearby and the beach and Sarah's restaurant are a few minutes walk away. We ate there 2 evenings. The food was very good and the service very friendly and welcoming. It was a good base for exploring the Fanad peninsula and we also took the ferry over to the Inishowen peninsula. All in all a great place to spend a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Immaculate cottage overlooking bay - stunning!

  • 5 of 5

All you could ask for ....

Conservatory with 4 loungers to sit and lose yourself in the view ....

3 massive bedrooms with comfy beds - two ensuite and downstairs one has bathroom adjacent

Tiled floors

Carparking for 2

Walking distance from pier and shop

Bring the bikes to go down to beach ...

Just perfect!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Class views across the bay. Very close to the beach and the bar/Restaurant. Nice set-up inside. Would definitely recommend and plan to come back. in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A special experience....

  • 5 of 5

It was our first stay in Ireland and we did not know exactly what to expect. Even our arrival in Ireland was like landing in another world . unlike Hamburg city bustle , the clocks tick differently here and the people are incredibly endearing. We had luck with improbable our house , it was 500 meters from one of the most beautiful beaches on the north coast of Ireland . We had unspeakably much space and it was very tastefully decorated and cozy . There really was nothing wrong , even wetsuits and a brand new BBQ were present . The extremely friendly and courteous owner of the house has even specially still worried a huge TV and DVD player for our Junior . We liked would have remained , none of us wanted to go home voluntarily . It was a perfect holiday , thank you very much . We are looking forward next year to come back . All the best :-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments. You are very welcome to come back again next year!
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From the Owner

Portsalon has a lovely relaxed feel and is not overcrowded. The house is suitable for golfers as Portsalon golf club is a 2 minute drive from the house. It is great for families also as Ballymastocker, a beautiful long beach is a five to ten minute walk from the house.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : at 500 Metres Nearest Restaurant : at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : at 300 Metres Car: recommended

Great location for families to get away from it all, with beach and shop within easy access. Local attractions in Fanad include: The Fanad Lighthouse; The Great Arch; Sarah's Restaurant & The Stores Bar; Portsalon Golf Club and other nearby courses and of course not to forget Ballymastocker Bay, which was voted as the second most beautiful beach in the whole world!!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Christmas 2016, New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £50

Easter dates vary

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Available arrival


Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, ground floor
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, off double bed bedroom
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), off 4 single beds room


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground floor double Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • First floor double - 1 Double Bed
  • First floor - 4 single beds - 4 Single Bed


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

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