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McCollums Corner

Carnlough, County Antrim (Ref. 1089993)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x doubles, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Conservatory
  • External utility
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • WiFi, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
  • Off road garaged parking available for 1 car
  • Additional roadside parking available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • Large secure garage storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile, beach 0.2 mile
  • Note: The electric fire can be an open-fire upon request

The property

Idyllically positioned in the heart of the charming village of Carnlough, in County Antrim, rests this historic mid-terrace holiday home, McCollums Corner.

Once owned by Sir Winston Churchill, McCollums Corner has been renovated to a high-standard, providing an excellent base for a family or a group of friends to explore the delights of Northern Ireland.

Park up in the garage before unloading your belongings and making your way through the white-washed doorway to begin your fabulous staycation in your new home-from-home.

A lengthy journey calls for rest, so kick off your shoes as you step inside and make your way through to the snug sitting room, where you can look forward to unwinding with a moment of peace in front of the television, gently warming your toes with the glow of the electric fire in the cooler months.

When stomachs start to rumble, move through the property to discover the open-plan kitchen/diner, beautifully-appointed with an effortless blend of contemporary and traditional décor, fit with a fantastic range of conveniences to assist any budding chef to prepare tasty treats to be enjoyed at the nearby dining table.

In the summer months, take your dining experience outdoors with a sociable seat in the rear courtyard; a truly lovely, secluded spot to soak in the last of the evening sunshine with a crisp glass of wine.

As the day draws to night, retreat indoors and climb the stairs to the first floor where you'll find three well-presented bedrooms, comprising of two doubles and a twin, each providing ample storage space to unpack your belongings and make yourself at home.

In the morning, enjoy a leisurely wake-up with a blissful soak amongst the bubbles in the tub before joining your guests in the sunny conservatory for a steaming cup of coffee.

Take advantage of your central location and visit the host of amenities resting right on your doorstep; here you can peruse the array of boutique shops lining the high-street in hopes of finding a keepsake or take the evening off cooking and enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many eateries to choose from.

After satisfying your appetite, enjoy a traditional pint of Guinness and a spot of good craic gathered around the open fire at The Glencloy Inn.

Learn about the villages fascinating industrial history with a tour of The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall or pack your bucket and spade and head south along the coast to Carnlough Beach, where you can spend lazy days lounging amongst the golden sand or paddling the shores of the Irish Sea.

Wander through one of Irelands most historic walled gardens with a visit to Glenarm Castle, a remarkable country estate famed as the ancestral home of the Earl of Antrim or lace up your walking boots and traverse through the peaceful rolling countryside at Glenarm Forest.

Avid golfers will delight with a visit to Ballymena Golf Club, where the Slemish Mountain serves as a spectacular backdrop, or if that's not your thing, head into the heart of Ballymena where you can visit Mid-Antrim Museum or treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy at Fairhill Shopping Centre.

With all of this and more, choose McCollums Corner as a marvellous base from which to explore the delights of Northern Ireland.

About the location


Glenarm 2.7 miles; Waterfoot 8.9 miles; Cargan 16.9 miles.

Carnlough is a village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It has a picturesque harbour on the shores of Carnlough Bay. It is located at the foot of the Glencloy, the second of the nine Glens of Antrim, which are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The harbour has recently been renovated and is used by pleasure boats and small fishing boats. The area offers many opportunities for both sea angling and fresh water angling. Nearby tourist attractions include: Carnlough Library, Glenarm Castle, Cranny Falls and The Glencloy Inn. There are a number of bars, restaurants, activities, shopping and sightseeing opportunities available. With wonderful fields, hills, and isolated countryside homes, this is rural living at its best.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas