You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Ballycastle, Antrim Coast, County Antrim. It is a First Floor Studio.
This studio apartment is situated above the detached double garage of the owners residence in the small seaside town of Ballycastle. Park up and take the short walk into the town centre or beyond to the marina where you can take the ferry across to Rathlin island. With its own separate entrance this first floor open-plan studio loft offers comfortable, modern living spaces. With distant sea views, free Wi-Fi and a quaint patio area exclusively for you to enjoy. A nearby bus stop provides hassle free visits to Belfast and Coleraine. Visit the Game of Thrones, Giants Causeway and Carrig a rede rope bridge - a week wont be long enough!
Shop. Pub. Restaurant. Beach 704 yards.
GF: lounge/kitchen/diner with sofa bed, superking with ensuite shower room.
Electricity and oil central heating included, linen and towels included, TV, fridge/freezer, microwave, dryer, books and games, internet access, hairdryer, welcome pack, patio area, patio furniture. Sorry no pets.
~ There is access to the main bed on one side only.
~ No hen/stag parties.
Ballycastle is a small seaside town with many cafes and restaurants, some ideally located at the sea front (Bia, Morton's award winning fish and chips, Morelli's, Marine Hotel) and others a short stroll or 2 minute drive from Rathlin Sound (Thyme and Co cafe, O'Connors pub and restaurant, Anzac bar and restaurant, The Central wine bar and restaurant, The Cellar restaurant). There are takeaway options, ice cream shops, grocery shops, craft and curio shops, four pharmacies and an Ulster Bank.
~ Ballycastle Marina is a 15 minute walk away offering a year round ferry over to Rathlin Island with bird watching, guided walks, bus tours and much more to enjoy the beautiful island. The island also allegedly owes its existence to the legendary Fionn McCool.
~ The Giants Causeway is a World Heritage Site with mythical history. Legend tells of giants Fionn McCool and Benandonner and how the Causeway is the aftermath of their loathing for each other.
~ Ballycastle Golf Club is an 18-hole course with beautiful views across Rivers Margy and Carey and Ballycastle Bay. It's only 5 miles from the property and non-members are welcome.
~ Ballycastle Beach is a sandy beach stretching approx. 1.2km with a promenade at the western end. Not only a Blue Flag beach but also an RNLI beach with seasonal lifeguard presence (end of June to beginning of September - patrol times 11am - 7pm).
~ For outdoor enthusiasts, a popular cycle route runs from Ballycastle to Cushendun offering spectacular views and scenery
~ The great domed heather covered mountain which stands behind Ballycastle is Knocklayde. It rises to more than 500 metres and is crowned by Carn na Truagh (the cairn of sorrow), a prehistoric burial mound. Glentaisie, the most northerly of the Nine Glens of Antrim, lies at the foot of Knocklayde. It was named for Princess Taisie, the daughter of the King of Rathlin Island.
~ The Carey, Glenshesk and Tow Rivers flow down from the glens and join together near to the town into one river. The bigger river, the Margy is an old name for the market and it flows into the Sea of Moyle at the start of the Beach.
Childrens Playground, Fishing, Traditional Music .5 miles. Golf 1.2 miles. Horse riding, Walking - Hill 2 miles.
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