House in town in County Donegal

Ireland - Donegal - Ballybofey

Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Sitting/Family Room (upstairs)
Sitting/Family Room (upstairs)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Front of House showing vehicular gate to left
Front of House showing vehicular gate to left
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Family - Dining Room (upstairs)
Family - Dining Room (upstairs)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Landing Upstairs
Landing Upstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Bedroom 1 - upstairs
Bedroom 1 - upstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Upstairs Bathroom
Upstairs Bathroom
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Patio & Back Garden
Patio & Back Garden
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Bedroom 2 - downstairs
Bedroom 2 - downstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Bedroom 3 - downstairs
Bedroom 3 - downstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Hall downstairs
Hall downstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Bathroom Downstairs
Bathroom Downstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Bedroom 4 - downstairs
Bedroom 4 - downstairs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Dominic & Elizabeth (on recent holiday in India)
Dominic & Elizabeth (on recent holiday in India)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Local Pub - "Bonnars Bar" 50m down the street!!!
Local Pub - "Bonnars Bar" 50m down the street!!!
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,St Patricks Day parade Ballybofey
St Patricks Day parade Ballybofey
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,River Finn Ballybofey
River Finn Ballybofey
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Pedestrian Walk/Cycletrack Ballbofey
Pedestrian Walk/Cycletrack Ballbofey
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Trusk Lough Ballybofey
Trusk Lough Ballybofey
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Grianan an Aileach
Grianan an Aileach
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Barnes Mor Gap
Barnes Mor Gap
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Glenveagh National Park
Glenveagh National Park
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Donegal Castle
Donegal Castle
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Lough Eske
Lough Eske
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Malin Head
Malin Head
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Mount Errigal
Mount Errigal
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Rossnowlagh Beach
Rossnowlagh Beach
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,Slieve League Cliffs
Slieve League Cliffs
Home exchange in,Ireland,Ballybofey,The Diamond Donegal Town
The Diamond Donegal Town
  • Sleeping capacity8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is preferred

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

This is our holiday home - we live in Dublin. It's Elizabeth's original family home and as we are up nearly every month to visit family it's really a fully equipped second family home! It is a 2 storey house with a big garden which has been improved in the summer of 2018 and a vehicular entrance off-street to the side. On the ground floor there are 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom and utility area. Upstairs there is a large kitchen-diner, a bathroom, 1 double bedroom and a large family sitting-room. The house was originally built in 1908 but has recently been fully refurbished. It is located on the main street of a small town, Ballybofey, within walking distance of all the town's services and amenities. It is an ideal location from which to visit and tour Donegal, the north/west of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way. We are able to exchange for up to 3 weeks. We can do a car exchange but only with simultaneous exchanges.
As we use the property to get away from it all, we do not use internet when we are there, however we have a dongle for internet which we will top up with credit (this is limited to 7Gb at a time but can be topped up when the 7Gb runs out) there is also internet available locally in cafes. The house has TV, DVD player and satellite channels.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Second home


Amenities

  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Small Town or Village

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our house in an area ideal for visiting the North-West of Ireland and areas of Northern Ireland. If you love the outdoors then Donegal is the place for you. Less than 2.5km from the house there is a golf course (www.ballybofeyandstranorlargolfclub.ie) and tennis courts ( www.butthalltennis.com). There is also a 25m swimming pool with a gymnasium in the local athletics club 1.5km away (www.finnvalleycentre.com) The river Finn flows nearby which divides 2 towns known as the Twin Towns into Ballybofey and Stranorlar. This is a great river for salmon and trout fishing as well as beautiful walks in a small forested area that lies beside the river.
The town lies on the route of the Wild Atlantic Way (www.wildatlanticway.com). Donegal is a beautiful county (National Geographic voted it the coolest place on the planet to visit in 2017), it is amazing for hill-walking, we have incredible sandy beaches and the highest sea cliffs in Europe at Slieve League (www.govisitdonegal.com)
Malin Head, the most northerly point in Ireland is less than 100km with the City of Derry in Northern Ireland (UK) being about half that distance. The Giant's Causeway is approximately 115km and Belfast is 157km away (www.visit-belfast.com)
As we are located in the town, we have all the convenience of supermarkets, banks etc on our doorstep. Beaches are located from approximately 30km away although our favourite one at Rossnowlagh is slightly further at 45km which is great for surfing.
If you like Culture, the Balor Theatre holds various productions throughout the year as does An Griannan theatre in nearby Letterkenny
Horse riding can be arranged at Gallaghers Equestrian Centre (www.gallaghersequestriancentre.com).
Glenveagh National Park and castle with it's Golden eagles and red deer is 40km (www.glenveaghnationalpark.com).

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Our house in an area ideal for visiting the North-West of Ireland and areas of Northern Ireland. If you love the outdoors then Donegal is the place for you. Less than 2.5km from the house there is a golf course (www.ballybofeyandstranorlargolfclub.ie) further afield is Ballyliffin Golf course which hosted the Irish Open tournamaent in 2018 (77km) and tennis courts ( www.butthalltennis.com). There is also a 25m swimming pool with a gymnasium in the local athletics club 1.5km away (www.finnvalleycentre.com) The river Finn flows nearby which divides 2 towns known as the Twin Towns into Ballybofey and Stranorlar. This is a great river for salmon and trout fishing as well as beautiful walks in a small forested area that lies beside the river.
The town lies on the route of the Wild Atlantic Way (www.wildatlanticway.com). Donegal is a beautiful county (National Geographic voted it the coolest place on the planet to visit in 2017), it is amazing for hill-walking, we have incredible sandy beaches and the highest sea cliffs in Europe at Slieve League (www.govisitdonegal.com)
Malin Head, the most northerly point in Ireland is less than 100km with the City of Derry in Northern Ireland being about half that distance. The Giant's Causeway is approximately 115km and Belfast is 157km away (www.visit-belfast.com)
As we are located in the town, we have all the convenience of supermarkets, banks etc on our doorstep. Beaches are located from approximately 30km away although our favourite one at Rossnowlagh is slightly further at 45km which is great for surfing.
If you like Culture, the Balor Theatre holds various productions throughout the year as does An Griannan theatre in nearby Letterkenny
Horse riding can be arranged at Gallaghers Equestrian Centre (www.gallaghersequestriancentre.com).
Glenveagh National Park and castle with it's Golden eagles and red deer is 40km (www.glenveaghnationalpark.com).

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Only concern is Dominic is allergic (badly to cats) so would prefer no cats to be in house!!!
Apart from that as long as you are good neighbours to those living beside us we don't have any rules!

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is preferred

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
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