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The Old Mill

Watermill -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Donegal Town, County Donegal
The Old sawmill is a recently converted 16th century saw mill set in the woodland near Lough Eske in beautiful County Donegal. The stone building is full of character and the sound of water rushing past the mill just adds to the feeling of peace and tranquility. Its a lovely warm and cosy place to relax and chill out after a long days walking on the nearby Bluestack Mountains or surfing in the nearby Atlantic Ocean.

The award winning 5 star Lough Eske Solis hotel is a 5 minute stroll across the road if you fancy a drink in their beautiful bar or a gourmet meal in their restaurant . They also have a lovely Spa if you feel you want to spoil yourself. Harveys Point Hotel is only a 10 minute walk along the lakeside.

The Sawmill is a great place for children , the woods are accessed by a wooden bridge across the mill stream , In the woods y...
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Listing #HL374761
About the Owner
Joe M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

With just a ten minute walk to to the nearby lough (at a slow strolling pace), The Old Sawmill is a picturesque dream surrounded by forests and mountains. The Old Sawmill itself is a cosy, homely place with wooden beams, stone floors (with underfloor heating)...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Alex M
joe m, VR Owner at The Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks Alex Im Glad you and Em had fun .see you again sometime Cheers

Reviewed July 30, 2017

We had a wonderful family holiday ( Labrador included) in this home from home! The cottage itself is as good a living space as you will find anywhere, beautifully quaint and appointed! Great vibe and feel in the place! We travelled all over Donegal from...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank gerard m
joe m, VR Owner at The Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Thanks Gerard just noticed your review . I'm really glad you had such a good time at the mill and managed to explore Donegal . See you back soon . Cheers Joe

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This charming and beautifully restored saw mill was perfected situated close to Donegal Town but peaceful and delightfully secluded. The house was rustic with loads of character but had all the necessary conveniences (the bathrooms were all very up to date) and then some. Our...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank bmurray177
joe m, VR Owner at The Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Thanks Brian I'm glad you enjoyed your stay . Hope the remainder of your holiday goes well . Regards joe

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 1:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Cleaning: $103 / stay - Fee
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There are four beds in the second bedroom which are ideal for children
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About the neighborhood
Lough Eske is an area of outstanding beauty. The 600 acre lake is surrounded by the majestic Blue stack mountains. The area is perfect for walking, fishing, surfing and Golfing. If you like sitting in traditional pubs listening to traditional Irish Music then this is also the place for you .

The area has two award winning hotels, The Solis Lough Eske and Harvey s point. Donegal town has lots of lively bars with traditional music.

The nearest town is Donegal town 3 miles away. Letterkenny is approx 20 miles away .
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Belfast: 74.6 mi
Ferry: Dublin: 99.4 mi
I will send you detailed directions when you book . The old Sawmill is directly opposite the Solis Lough Eske Hotel about 3 miles from Donegal town
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 3.1 mi.
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