$163 / night
Total guests, Nights

Teac Chondai Thatched Cottage on Wild Atlantic Way (4 Star Approved) – Home 3094422 Cottage

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Teac Chondai Thatched Cottage on Wild Atlantic Way (4 Star Approved) – Home 3094422

  • Cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Teac Chondai Thatched Cottage on The WILD ATLANTIC WAY offers self-catering accommodation in a traditional Donegal thatched cottage located in the quaint village of Loughanure.


A tranquil setting combining traditional cottage features, two cosy living spaces, four large comfortable bedrooms, full cooking facilities with separate dining room plus modern features, free WiFi and SmartTV with terrestrial, satellite and Netflix channels.

Our cottage has a large fenced garden front and back plus parking for 3-4 cars, central heating throughout controlled by preset timer (top-ups by euro meter) and two shower rooms.

The village Bar & Restaurant (just 3 mins walk) provides excellent value quality food, last orders 20.30. The local shop with cafe (just 2 mins walk) provides full breakfasts from just €5.00. Both are highly recommended.

There's an abundance of local activities, including the local lake, off-shore & sea fishing, coastal and hill hiking, horse riding, sea kayaking, bike hire, bird watching and great local restaurants serving Donegal produce and freshly caught sea food and friendly pubs with traditional Irish music.

Treat yourself to a welcome break, relax in front of an open turf fire after a walk or day on the beach or enjoy the views from our sky-lounge overlooking the local mountains and lake, whatever your needs our cottage a perfect location for a break for you and your family or friends.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Crib
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: King bed
    Bedroom 3: Full bed Twin bed
    Bedroom 4: 2 Twin beds
  • 2 Showers


  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Waterfront
  • Boat available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($59.59) €50.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Dogs are allowed by request and with additional fee of €20 per dog per stay, plus €100 security/damage deposit


About the owner

Stephen &.
Average reply time:
1 hour 52 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 Apr 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





Very Good
13 reviews

Very Good

“Donegal thatched cottage”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2020

We loved our stay here. An excellent cottage. A marriage of old meets new. It is situated in a small village with a beautiful lake with a well stocked petrol station for essentials and friendly locals.We especially enjoyed Carrickfinn beach, white/Gold sand and clear waters, unspoiled beauty. Glenveagh National park was spectacular. We were blessed with sunshine all week.

“A little piece of heaven in loughanure co donegal.”

Reviewed 5 Jul 2020

Our cosy old fashioned cottage was so lovely, rooms very comfortable. We all loved it, something very charming about it. So well located . Easy access,so much to do all day everyday and we had some lo… More

“Wonderful place to stay”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2019

We passed a lovely few days in Teac Chondai. The cottage is the perfect mix of old style cottage downstairs with the lovely fireplace and more modern comforts upstairs. It was perfect our trip. We wer… More

“Attractive, comfortable and well-located cottage”

Reviewed 26 May 2019

Teac Chondai Thatched Cottage in Loughanure is an attractive, well-appointed and spacious cottage, conveniently located for exploring Donegal -- within easy reach of Slieve League and Glen Colmkille, Arranmore, Glenveagh Castle and the Derryveagh Mountains and, though a little further afield, Fanad Head. Loughanure shop and pub (excellent meals) are close by, making it very practical for a self-catering holiday. Our only reservation was the extra cost (and hassle) of metered oil for hot water.

“Very well equipped, comfortable cottage.”

Reviewed 19 May 2019

The cottage is located in Loughanure, a small village close to Glenveagh National Park, and the wonderful Carrickfinn beach. The cottage itself has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable… More

“Beautiful homely cottage in an idyllic village”

Reviewed 17 Jun 2018

My parents booked Teac Chondai for a weeks break and I decided to tag along for a few days. The cottage is extremely pretty looking from the outside, a thatched roof, stable doors on the front and a m… More

“Beautiful cottage, great location, cosy and warm, definitely be back”

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great cottage with beautiful views, very clean and cosy, we enjoyed the turf fire and heating cost just €2 to heat up, great food in local bar and the beach beside airport was fantastic, the cott… More

Response from the owner Thanks for your review comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you see you again soon


Reviewed 6 May 2017

Good points first, the lady who met us was very nice and friendly, the location was fine..close to a small shop and pub. Bad points...the charge for oil was a total rip off, very disappointing and ne… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review comments, we are sorry your experience was not as good as you expected, we have taken your comments on board and have made corrective changes. The cottage heating is pay as you use, controlled by coin meter with credits only consumed when the highly efficient condensing oil boiler is on and burning oil. The cottage takes approx 20 mins to heat up and is always preheated on arrival, the boiler turns off and on intermittently to maintain a temperature, when the boiler is off it does not consume credits. Credits can also be saved by using the timer, radiator thermostats and the heating controls. Following your comments we have reduced the rate charged again to match current oil prices. Regarding cleaning, the cottage is cleaned fully for each turnover to maintain a high standard of cleanliness, we did have guest leave on the day of your arrival and perhaps the area you mention was not as clean as our normal standards on that occasion, we constantly review our cleaning procedures and we have again increased the thoroughness of these procedures following your comments. We would advise our guests to contact us during their stay if they have any concerns so we have a chance to respond and correct any issues. Regarding outside bins, the cottage is in a rural village with a once weekly bin collection on Tuesdays, we did have guests staying up to your arrival on Friday and the bins were fuller than normal with no opportunity to have them emptied, following your feedback we are adding more bins to prevent this occurring in future. We welcome all review comments and we have a high percentage of positive comments from guests from all around the world, we are sorry for your occasion you had some disappointments, we hope from our response and corrective actions you would consider our cottage again for another visit to this beautiful area of Donegal.


Reviewed 5 Dec 2016

The cottage is pretty, cosy and comfortable and the housekeeper is helpful and friendly, however I feel as though it should be made clearer when booking that you are expected to pay for your own heati… More

Response from the owner Hi Debbie, Thank you for your feedback on your stay in our Thatch cottage in Loughanure Co. Donegal. I am delighted to hear that you found your stay in Teac Chondai Thatch cottage, cosy, comfortable, and our housekeeper friendly. Dunloe is a great town and still retains all the charm of a bygone age. There are many great places to eat in Dungloe and also the surrounding areas Casadh an Tsugan in Loughanure , Caisleann Or in Annagry, or there are some great fish restaurants in the fishing village of Burton Port. All are within easy reach of the cottage. I am sorry that you had an issue with paying for the oil and also the list of rules. The oil meter had to be installed for environmental reasons as we found that the oil was being left on all day with no one in the cottage which was just wasteful. When guests arrive for their stay late or otherwise they are met at the cottage by our friendly housekeeper Brid who always ensures that the cottage is ready for their arrival and is cosy for their stay. She also ensures that guests have change for that evening. When needed the local shop and garage across the way is open from 8am to 10 pm each night. In relation to the list of rules , as the cottage is a thatched cottage we are obliged for Insurance purposes to advise guests about health and safely in relation to fire hazzards and security of the cottage in general. Finally in relation to the stripping of beds , the cottage is normally fully booked out during the summer months and this is a request , rather than an obligation on the guest to assist in the easy turn round of the house during the busy periods. There is no obligation for any of our guests to do this. Again Thank you for your feed back it is only from hearing what our guests have to say about their experience in the cottage , that we can constantly strive to ensure our guests have a great experience in the cottage in particular and in all that Donegal has to offer. Regards The Owner

“We will be back!!!!!”

Reviewed 5 Jun 2016

We booked a 3 night stay the cottage and loved every minute of it. Great location to the beaches, mountains and a hour from Donegal itself. Dungloe is 10mins away if you need to stock up the fridge in… More

Response from the owner Hi Shannon, Thank you for your very positive review on our thatch cottage in Loughanure, Co. Donegal. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Yes, the food in the local pub which is just a 2 minute walk for the cottage, is fantastic quality and great value, the chicken wings are their speciality but really, everything is good, the pizzas and steaks and fresh fish are all fab!. The cottage boasts a great view over Glenveigh National park and the large fishing lake in Loughanure which is stocked with brown trout. It is also a great location to explore all of Donegal with the towns of Dungloe and Letterkenny a short drive away for some shopping or just exploring. The cottage is in ready reach of the beach for those long summer days. Please be advised that since your stay we have now got an enclosed garden at the back of the cottage in which dogs can be securely kept. We hope to see you all soon back in Donegal Regards The Owner

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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