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Lamb Cottage

Ballycastle, County Antrim (Ref. 1098323)

4.4

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Review(s)

  • Tracey

    “What a stunning house to stay in!”

    We didn't want to leave, it was so peaceful and our dogs loved it. We have stayed in a few properties over the years and this is by far the best. Would definitely go back. Thankyou!

    We didn't want to leave, it was so peaceful and our dogs loved it. We have stayed in a few properties over the years and this is by far the best. Would definitely go back. Thankyou!

    - Tracey, July 2024

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x king-size
  • x1 Double Sofa Bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and sofa bed
  • Utility
  • Underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Ample private driveway parking
  • Multilevel garden with lawn, patio and picnic bench
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (Supplement of £25 per pet)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.6 miles, beach 1.5 miles
  • Note: The lawn slopes, please take care
  • Note: There is a double sofa bed in the sitting room, possible to sleep up to 8 guests

The property

Lamb Cottage is a spacious three-bedroom house in Ballycastle, recognised as the best place to live in 2022 in Northern Ireland, and is the perfect place to come if you want to spend some quality time with your loved ones.

The house is sleek, bright, and airy, and has all amenities for a self-catered stay while boasting tremendous views across the Atlantic Ocean, The Mull of Kintryre, and RathlinIsland, whilst within easy reach of the local town and beach, making it ideal for families, couples or groups of friends looking for a relaxing break away; the property welcomes up to eight guests.

Inside, the first-floor open-plan living space gives the house a spacious and calm ambience, with large windows overlooking Ballycastle and the Causeway coastline, Velux windows, and a kitchen with all the appliances you could need, including a handy dishwasher.

The sitting area is kitted out with a wood-burning stove and a Smart TV, perfect for cosying up in the chillier evenings after a day of exploring.

Completing the space is the dining area, fit for enjoying a home-cooked meal or just planning an adventurous day.

From here, the family bathroom has a shower over the bath for a quick freshen up, along with a bathtub for soaking your muscles.

When sleep calls, all three bedrooms are furnished with a magnificent king-size bed where you can catch your rest, along with an additional double sofa bed in the sitting room; the first bedroom is on the ground floor and has an en-suite shower room, providing you with a relaxing morning getting ready in style, while the second- and third-bedrooms rests on the first floor.

Finishing off the interior is the utility room, fitted with a washing machine and a tumble dryer, so you can keep your clothes and towels fresh throughout your stay.

Outside, the property has a beautiful garden with a lush lawn and a patio for outdoor dining; dine alfresco in the warmer months while you take in the expansive views from this elevated position.

Venture into the local town, Ballycastle, for a meal out with loved ones, where there's a good variety of eateries and pubs to choose from, as well as shops to stock up on ingredients to cook at home.

For a day out, step back in time to the days of the Vikings and the Normans at Kinbane Castle, survey the coastline from the Bonamargy Friary, golfers can tee off at the Ballycastle Golf Club, or you can immerse yourself in the history of Ballycastle at the Ballycastle Museum.

For a peaceful walk and a picnic, why not make your way to The Dark Hedges, an 18th-century avenue lined with intertwined beech trees, making for an idyllic wander.

If you prefer time by the seaside, follow the coast and stop off at the quaint harbours, Portbradden and Ballintoy, before settling at Giant's Causeway, a picture-perfect nature reserve the whole family can enjoy.

Make memories with loved ones at Lamb Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location

BALLYCASTLE

Giant’s Causeway 12 miles.

Ballycastle is a fantastic destination and touring base while staying in Northern Ireland and was named the best place to live in Northern Ireland in a list compiled by The Sunday Times in 2016. Placed on the Antrim coast, on a clear day you can see Mull of Kintyre of Scotland off in the distance as well as Rathlin Island which you can get a ferry to. From Ballycastle you can travel in either direction along the coast and see stunning scenery. The town is home to a golf course, a Blue Flag beach and a range of local shops and eateries for you to try out. The local area also offers the likes of Fair Head, Murlough Bay and Kinbane Castle for you to visit. With easy access to other popular locations such as Portrush, the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, the Bushmills Distillery and Belfast, Ballycastle is ideal for those who want to pack as much into their trip as possible.

Note: Property has a Good housekeeping Bond of £200.