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Stunning new home in exquisite location

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 250 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10

This is a stunning new 5 bedroom house set in private mature grounds with exquisite views of the sea, golf course, Rathlin Island and Glenshesk. There is a main bathroom, 2 ensuite bathrooms and downstairs toilet. There is a fabulous sunroom with vaulted church style mahogany ceiling. Family and dining areas are open plan providing a wonderful space with double doors leading to the kitchen.

The exterior is lit by floodlights and recessed ground lighting. There is a large fully landscaped garden area. The property benefits from double glazing, a fully monitored ADT security alarm system, a beam vacuum system, a luxury hand made kitchen with granite work surfaces and American style fridge-freezer. Outside there is a double detached garage with room for boat storage.

Attractions!: Lots to do (if you choose) or simply enjoy the stunning scenery and nature's gifts!

Lots of walking (beach, forest, hill), cycling, mountain biking, horse-riding, jet-skiing, kiting, water-skiing, swimming and of course - golf! Several nearby courses (Ballycastle, Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Bushfoot, Cushendall to name but a few). A dozen tennis courts (grass and cement), fishing, bowls, and badminton all available locally. Arts and crafts a speciality.

Carrck-a-Rede rope bridge and world heritage site of Giant's Causeway 20 minutes away. Bushmills Distillery 15 minutes. Several top quality restaurants are near to hand and traditional Irish music sessions can be enjoyed over a pint of Guinness in one of the nearby pubs. All your shopping needs are at your doorstep.

Island Hopping!: Enjoy a high speed boat trip across to nearby Rathlin Island and visit the seals in their natural habitat or the seabirds at the RSPB Bird Sanctuary. Also available - whale watching! Go a little further to the Scottish Isles and enjoy tours of the distilleries of Islay. Visit for the day or spend the night!

Beaches: The local area boasts several stunning award winning beaches with miles of golden sands. There is of course Ballycastle beach, Cushendall, Cushendun, Portrush, Portstewart, Portballintrae and Whitepark Bay. These are child friendly and safe for swimming from.

More Details

Ronan Daly
Member since: 2005
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a truly spectacular holiday home! We had a wonderful time in gorgeous Ballycastle, with both adults and children promising to return! The house is exquisite, meeting all the needs of our family and the surrounding area is full of activities and surprises. We have travelled across the globe but feel that the scenery and hospitality in this gem of a place is unrivalled!
Aug 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Ballycastle, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 2 single bed
  • 4 doubles, 1 twin, 1 cot
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Stunning new home in exquisite location
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 19 reviews

Fantastic House in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for one week as a family of 6 adults and 3 young children and there was more than enough space. The property is well located, fairly new and vary spacious. The owner was very helpful with queries in advance. The local area is beautiful and we had a lovely time. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments on the house and area. We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back!
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Spacious and very family friendly in beautiful condition.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time and would really recommend this property to anyone looking for a good size house in a lovely location.

We used a local taxi company who were absolutely amazing and looked after us throughout our stay.

The only thing that would have been handy is some egg cups.

Overall a lovely location and a beautiful house

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous house in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property with lots of space for everyone, inside and outside. Short peaceful walk to beach and childrens' facilities. A bit of a foodie location with great coffee shops and artisan produce.

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family in Ballycastle

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely property for a week at the end of May We were a large family group with age range from 75 yrs to 2 yrs and we all loved staying here .The house is extremely spacious well maintained and spotlessly clean.It also has lots of garden space where the younger folk enjoyed running around Everything you could possibly require for an enjoyable stay is provided.The owner was very helpful and responded quickly to any queries.A pleasant 15 minute stroll will take you into Ballycastle where the family enjoyed shopping Maud's ice cream and taking the Ferry to Rathlin Island for a wonderful day trip . This house is ideally situated to explore the many tourist attractions in this beautiful area This is our 3 rd year to spend our family week in this property and we all look forward to our next visit and we would highly recommend this house to other families.

  • Review Submitted: 22/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lesley for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year!
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  • 3 of 5

The house is definitely large with some nice views. When we arrived the house was very, very cold and the owners had advance notice of our arrival . It took several hours for the house to heat up. The house also lacked some important essentials such as a roll of toilet paper in each bathroom and towels and face towels for guests. When I asked about the lack of towels I was told someone would drop by with towels . This person never arrived, and then I was advised they do not supply towels. We travelled here from Canada and found the other vrbo homes much warmer and welcoming .

This aside the location of the home was good .

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments on your rental. Guests are always advised to bring bath towels and I am not aware of you contacting anyone who said bath towels would be supplied. Hand towels are supplied to all 4 bathrooms. I am sorry that you found the house chilly. We are usually told that it heats up surprisingly quickly!
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Great property in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Clean, spacious well maintained property. The family (three generations) found it easy to spread out in and settle into. Though little time was spent in the house the large kitchen and utility were well used and much appreciated. The 'boost' facility on the central heating/hot water was welcome.

It's a five minute walk from the beach and the immediate access to the forest was enjoyed by the grandchildren. Ballycastle, the harbour and beach were great entertainment (good ice cream) and the fresh sea air should be put on prescription!

No problems recommending it and certainly no problems returning.

  • Review Submitted: 09/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Belfast International
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
250 Metres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
750 Metres
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Car: recommended

Ballycastle is a quiet and peaceful seaside town surrounded by some of Ireland’s best known tourist attractions. With the Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge on one side and the scenic glens on the other, it is the perfect location for a holiday.

Apart from being surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty, Ballycastle is one of the few remaining towns on the North Coast unaffected by commercialism. As a conservation area it has retained much of its original character offering endless charms.

The property is only a short stroll from Ballycastle town centre and can be described as a paradise for sports lovers with its grass tennis courts, bowling green and superb 18-hole golf course flanked by the River Margy on one side (known for it’s fishing qualities) and picturesque long sandy beach on the other.

Enjoy a scenic boat trip to Rathlin Island or the whiskey distilleries on Islay and marvel at the seals and whales en route!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Long term rates available on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.