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Shaws Hill Farmhouse

Kells, County Antrim, County Antrim (Ref. 1014752)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “We had an amazing week at the cottage.”

    Edith and James were so welcoming and we really appreciated the welcome pack on arrival. The area is so beautiful and peaceful and we hope to return some day!

    Edith and James were so welcoming and we really appreciated the welcome pack on arrival. The area is so beautiful and peaceful and we hope to return some day!

    - Mr Hampson, July 2021

The property

Kells 5.4 miles.

Resting on the outskirts of the pretty village of Kells, is the delightful former farmhouse of Shaws Hill Farmhouse.

Internally, the property has been renovated to provide a stylish and contemporary interior, with quality furnishings.

Step into the spacious sitting room, with its hardwood flooring and light decor, giving you that home-from-home vibe the moment you step through the door.

Discover a brick-built fireplace housing an open fire for those chilly evenings whilst curled up catching up with your favourite shows.

Walk through to the open-plan kitchen/diner, providing a large dining table for you to have some family gatherings over a well-deserved glass of wine.

The kitchen itself has a range of contemporary appliances so you can easily cook up a storm for the whole family.

Retire to any one of the three well-presented bedrooms, including a double, twin and single setup, ideal for friends and families looking to explore this wonderful area of Northern Ireland.

Outside has a large enclosed lawned garden, where you can take a refreshing drink and delight in your country surroundings whilst watching the sunset.

Kells is ideally placed for giving access to a range of nearby towns for a plethora of tourist attractions that are a must-see during your trip.

Travel towards the bustling town of Balymena to discover a large choice of shops and supermarkets for those shopping sprees, as well as many pubs and restaurants for some fine food options.

The town centre of Antrim rests a few miles away and has many places to visit, including Antrim Castle and Gardens, dating back to the 17th century and rest son the banks of the Sixmilewater River, with beautiful historic gardens, with scenic pathways for some walking and cycling opportunities and an art gallery if you fancy a spot of culture.

Discover the older castle ruins of Shane's Castle, for a look into 14th century architecture.

Your little ones will delight in spending the afternoon at the Antrim Loughshore Park, where they can run and play for hours.

Return to Shaws Hill Farmhouse for a relaxing break to the heart of Northern Ireland.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • High chair and travel cot available
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent.Starter pack provided for the woodburning stove, additional logs can be purchased locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.8 miles and pub 4.6 miles Electric car charging is with consent of the owner and an additional will be made
  • Payment for this is directly to the owner This property accepts family holiday rentals only and does not accept worker bookings

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

About the location


Ballymena 5 miles.

Kells is a large village in the County Antrim district of Northern Ireland, situated five miles from the beautiful town of Ballymena. The village offers a convenience store, a pub/restaurant and a post office for your amenities, as well as easy access to the thriving town of Ballymena for a larger choice. Ballymena also has a range of tourist attractions, including the wonderful Peoples Park, featuring open lawned areas, plenty of pathways for some scenic walking and even a tennis court. Discover the Mid-Antrim Museum of history and art for a spot of culture, as well as a number of shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants. You are within reach of the bustling town of Antrim, and further afield is Belfest for so many more sites to be found. A perfect base for a relaxing getaway exploring everything that County Antrim has to offer.