Nestled on the Irish border, Strule Cottage is the perfect accessible accommodation for respite and relaxation. Ideally located close to Donegal, Strabane and Derry, it’s popular as a destination in its own right, or as a base to explore the local area.
The scenic Irish countryside is a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Strule Cottage boasts views over the rolling hills and surrounding countryside, creating a peaceful atmosphere to unwind and escape from daily stresses.
With easy access to nearby towns, villages, streams and forests, Strule Cottage is a haven for guests with mobility issues, seeking to take a break and escape to the peace of the countryside.
We’ve designed Strule Cottage specially to be enjoyed by guests with mobility issues.
With additional indoor space, easy access, and a range of dedicated accessible accommodation facilities, we’re committed to offer the most welcoming and comfortable experience to all of our guests.
Where is Strule Cottage?
Strule Cottage is located just a few minutes drive from the village of Clady, on the Irish border. It is also within easy reach of Strabane, Derry and Letterkenny, making it the ideal hub to explore Donegal and the North-West.
For visitors from further afield, our cottage can be reached from Belfast International airport in around one and a half hours.
There are also countless international tourist attractions right on the doorstep of Strule Cottage, including natural beauty spots, historic homes, museums and thriving shopping towns.
Our modern and luxurious accessible accommodation is your gateway to everything that the region has to offer, no matter your taste.
The cottage itself features a private patio and outdoor area, which provide a tranquil space to enjoy the sights and sounds of the surrounding countryside, along with outdoor cooking, barbeque and covered drying facilities.
Our Premium Accessible Accommodation
At Finn Valley Cottages, our mission is to help everyone enjoy a peaceful rural retreat, no matter who they are. Strule Cottage provides luxuriant accessible accommodation, with all of the facilities you need to make your break as enjoyable as possible.
Throughout the cottage, you’ll find ample space to move around in a wheelchair, on a zimmer frame, or using other mobility aids. The cottage is built on a single story, with an open-plan kitchen, living and dining space.
Strule Cottage can accommodate up to six guests, with three en-suite double and twin rooms, making it the ideal choice for families and groups, or guests who require additional space for carers.
We’ve also added a wide range of modern facilities for guests with mobility issues. These include:
XL Wet Room
We’ve installed an extra large and accessible wet room in Strule Cottage, for the comfort and convenience of guests with mobility needs, allowing them to bathe in comfort and dignity.
There is space inside for one guest, along with up to two carers or helpers.
Like the rest of Strule Cottage, the wet room is fully accessible for wheelchair users, or guests using other mobility aids. Our wet room is also well-lit, and features modern fixtures, to provide a luxurious and relaxing environment for all of our guests.
We can also offer additional accessibility aids for all of our guests at Strule Cottage. A shower stool can be provided on request for the comfort of guests who have difficulty standing for longer periods, or who are at risk of falling.
Our multiple en-suite bathrooms and ground floor layout are also ideal for guests who need quick and easy access to the washroom, both during the night and day.
Access for Guests with Mobility Issues
Access to Strule Cottage is easy for guests of all levels of mobility. We offer a large free parking space, which is suitable for larger vehicles, or those which have been modified for passengers with limited mobility.
The front entrance to our accessible accommodation features a gentle paved walkway, free from obstructions, obstacles and trip hazards. Our large french doors open onto your private patio, which can be shaded from the sun during the summer months.
Comfort During Your Stay
Guests at Strule Cottage love nothing more than to curl up indoors with our wood burning stove and panoramic views of the nearby Donegal hills. The living area features extensive natural light, and a range of modern and comfortable facilities including two leather reclining settees and free WiFi.
The kitchen is equipped with a high standard of fittings, making it ideal for preparing a family meal. The Cottage also features an on-site utility room, with facilities for washing and drying.
All guests are also provided with an information pack, containing details on how to access key services during their stay, including contacting a local doctor.
Activities at Strule Cottage
In addition to luxurious accessible accommodation, Strule Cottage offers a range of activities and facilities which are suitable for all guests.You’ll enjoy access to our on-site games room, complete with a pool table, and a range of toys which are suitable for children of all ages.
Finn Valley Cottages is a tranquil setting for families and friends to spend quality time together.
We offer ample outdoor space for children and adults alike to play and explore. In the evening, our guests love to dine outdoors in a truly majestic setting. Speak to your host, Ann, and find out the best places to source local produce for your BBQ or banquet.
Accessible Things to Do Nearby
Despite our quaint and peaceful setting, we’re lucky to have a variety of world-class accessible tourist attractions right on our doorstep. Many of our guests choose to explore the nearby North Coast and Wild Atlantic car, for some of the most scenic drives on earth.
We’re situated close to numerous National Trust properties, natural beauty spots, and locations of historical interest, including Mount Stewart and Florence Court.
The Giant’s Causeway is just over an hour away by road, and offers wheelchair friendly shuttle service from the visitor centre to the Causeway itself.
There are also countless accessible pubs, restaurants and cafes in the nearby towns and villages, with Donegal Town, Castlederg and Ballybofey being particular favourites with international guests.