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The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi)

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
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The Old Schoolhouse sleeps 6 Free WiFi The Old Schoolhouse is located in the Carrickfinn peninsula, West Donegal, an area of spectacular coastal scenery. While maintaining the character of the original building, the Old Schoolhouse has been renovated, tastefully decorated and furnished to provide quality self catering accommodation. The schoolhouse had one classroom. Now it is used as the living area and has the original fire place, one of the old school desks and copies from roll books. There is a television, dvd ,radio and a variety of books available. The overhead mezanine is a big favourite with our visitors. It has its own library, and is often used a little getaway area. The dining area is spacious and bright. Kitchen and utility room fitted with all modern appliance...The Old Schoolhouse sleeps 6 Free WiFi The Old Schoolhouse is located in the Carrickfinn peninsula, West Donegal, an area of spectacular coastal scenery. While maintaining the character of the original building, the Old Schoolhouse has been renovated, tastefully decorated and furnished to provide quality self catering accommodation. The schoolhouse had one classroom. Now it is used as the living area and has the original fire place, one of the old school desks and copies from roll books. There is a television, dvd ,radio and a variety of books available. The overhead mezanine is a big favourite with our visitors. It has its own library, and is often used a little getaway area. The dining area is spacious and bright. Kitchen and utility room fitted with all modern appliances 3 large bedrooms (2 ensuite) . 2 bedrooms are on the ground floor. Bed linen provided free of charge. Towels provided to overseas visitors. Cot, travel cot, high chair and stair gate available. Bathroom on ground floor. N.B Electricity and o.f.c.h are metered. Meters are read on visitors arrival and departure and charged as per usage. Turf provided free of charge for evening fires. Sheltered deck with garden furniture. Very quiet and peaceful area, safe for children. Carrickfinn is a peninsula, with many golden sandy beaches, the White Strand/ An Tra Bhan, having Blue Flag status. Ideal for seeing all the attractions in our beautiful county. Ample parking No dogs allowed. We, the owners, live nearby and available if any problems arise or our visitors need our help or advice. More
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About the Owner
Cathal & Elma G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
We live a short distance from our holiday houses and we are available should our visitors need our advice or help during their stay. On arrival, visitors are welcome to call to our house to collect keys, and one of us will show them to their holiday home and show them around.
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Reviewed 30 June 2019

We recently had the opportunity to stay in The Old Schoolhouse. It was as described in its name but had been wonderfully converted by the owners. Cathal and Elma were very hospitable and knew lots about the area, in fact Cathal had been to school...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2019

Thank you Winifred for your very nice review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in the Old Schoolhouse and that the gate kept puppy from straying too far. We would love to see you again. Best wishes Cathal & Elma

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Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2019
carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2019

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We had a really wonderful time in the Old School House, Carrickfinn this Summer. The house is very well maintained and presented with real attention to detail. My young son absolutely loved helping with the turf fires which really brought the house alive in the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank kenneth d
carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. Carrickfinn is an ideal place for children and we are delighted you and your family enjoyed the holiday. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and it would be great to see you again.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

A nice cottage in a quiet spot and the beaches were great for the kids. Plenty of good walking/running around the cottage and not far to drive to shops and pubs. Good scones in the airport cafe! The owners were very helpful and gave us...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Zoe S
carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you Zoe for your very good review. Delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and we would be delighted to see you again.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The old school house offers a home away from home experience . The hosts are very welcoming and knowledgable .The location close to beach is perfect with a new view around every corner on road into property . The house is equipped with everything needed...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Nififi
carrickfinncottages, VR Owner at The Old Schoolhouse Carrickfinn (Free WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Fiona for giving us this nice review. It is a bonus having WiFi in our self catering houses now, as it is the first thing our teenage visitors ask about when they arrive. Thank you for choosing our Old Schoolhouse to spend your...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Central Heating
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
TV
Parking
Balcony
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a library?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Old Schoolhouse is located in a quiet peaceful area with all the beauty of West Donegal on its doorstep. It is just a short walk to one of many golden sandy beaches, e.g.the Boat Strand beach and Blue Flag Beach. Donegal Regional Airport Carrickfinn has been voted 2018 No. 1 most scenic landing in the WORLD. Annagry village is 4 km from Carrickfinn and has a church, a supermarket, pubs, 2 hotels and restaurants. Dungloe and Gweedore are 8 Km from our houses.
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