Currently Browsing: May 2017

Teach Mhici – Miki’s Cottage – photos

We’ve just about finished renovating Teach Mhici (Miki’s Cottage) on the shore in Donegal (NW Ireland)- and can take reservations from 1st July. The work is all done – today we were hanging art and next week we start putting furniture in. It sleeps 4 in one double bedroom, and one loft (low headroom) over […]

Traighenna Gatehouse – some new photos

We’re almost ready to launch this traditional flax-thatch cottage with contemporary extension overlooking Traighenna Bay in County Donegal, NW Ireland. Taking bookings now – from July 1st. Sleeps up to 6, well-behaved dogs welcome. WIFI. It’s the former home of Greg – UTT’s founder.

Making a track to our photos

We’ve made a small gravel path from Miki’s cottage down to it’s own private shoreline. Cottage bookable now for breaks from 1 July

new cottage in photos – Miki’s cottage and private beach

Almost ready to launch (taking reservations from 1st July) is Miki’s cottage – with private beach. Amazingly clear Atlantic water. just idyllic – it took years to secure this location and renovate!

progress at Hollywood House

We’re building a contemporary house on stilts, sticking out of a mountain of heather and rushes, in West DOnegal. These are early structural shots. will be clad in wood by the end.

Protecting an historic roof

The thatch roof on this C19 cowshed had completely collapsed after decades of neglect. Fortunately most of the timber was bog oak. From the remains of two roofs we can reconstruct one…and conserve under a modern cap of tin. Progress photos here.

our own home – in case you’re interested

We’re delighted with how things have turned out with our own newly-constructed home. It took 18 months of work, but we love it. Hope you do too. Photos of main house, and shed.

A perfect Spring day in photos

This is Miki’s cottage. Almost renovated…taking bookings from July. Has an effectively private beach for your exclusive use.

Finishing Tuaisceart…in photos

We built Tuaisceart on its Donegal shore as our family home. It isn’t completely done but we’re getting there!