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Ronan Daly

Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks english, french

Stunning new home in exquisite location

13 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Ballycastle holiday house

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
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Ronan Daly (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks english, french

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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Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveller reviews

Stunning new home in exquisite location
average rating of 4.769231 based on 14 reviews
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Medium

  • 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: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very happy with the house and the area.

  • 4 of 5

Great views in a great area. Walking distance to the beach area & shopping, but uphill on the return. The weather whilst we were there for 2 wks was pretty inconsistent, with some rain occurring most days, - which created a problem with getting our washing dry. For a house that holds that many people, the washing machine is too small & the dryer on it did not work. I would recommend the owner put in a separate dryer machine. The dishwasher did break down on the 2nd day, & the owner did his best to have this fixed & then replaced it with a new one. We did string a line outside to assist with clothes drying, but this was still difficult due to the weather. The conservatory became our drying room.

These minor problems did not mar our enjoyment with our vacation venue. The roominess of the house accommodated the 10 of us very well. Bathrooms were great with really good water pressure for the showers.

Location is close to many must see sights & we had a great time. My daughter in law even had her first swim in the sea, - reported as very invigorating.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday home in great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in this house recently We were an extended family group from grandparents to small children The house works so well it is very clean,lovely big bedrooms 3bathrooms ,lots of comfortable living space and a very well equipped large kitchen The children loved playing in the large garden and there is great parking space This is a beautiful area and the house is perfectly situated to enjoy all the attractions of the North Coast This house is perfect for a family holiday and provides everything you could possibly need to make your stay enjoyable and my family look forward to returning next year

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fantastic holiday home in beautiful Ballycastle

  • 5 of 5

A really comfortable and well equipped house a short walk from Ballycastle. We were a large group of extended family and there was plenty of space for everyone. We had a wonderful week and I would definitely recommend this house.

Ballycastle is a great place to base yourself to explore the north coast. It is a lovely unspoilt town with a real sense of character great shops, bars and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, modern, very well equipped and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the house there were 10 of us and the house still felt like it had plenty of room. It is a great base for exploring the area from the Glens right round to Portrush and we even went on a trip to Rathlin Island for the day, definitely a must. Ballycastle is an easy walk from the house with a good kids playground at the sea front.

On one occasion we needed to speak to the owner and he was easily reachable. It's a great place I definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Belfast International
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
Seafront
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Larne
Nearest Golf
250 Metres
Ballycastle
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Coleraine
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
M2
Nearest Restaurant
750 Metres
Seafront
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Ballycastle
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!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Ballycastle, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Standard
24 Sep 2016 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,523
 
 
Summer
4 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,607
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$423
A$1,438
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Long term rates available on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Ballycastle, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • 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