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May's Cottage

Bushmills, County Antrim, County Antrim (Ref. 1090907)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Thomas

    “Beautiful little cottage in a fantastic setting.”

    Owners nearby and are terrific people.

    Owners nearby and are terrific people.

    - Thomas, May 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, ironing board
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking available
  • Rear garden with gravel, decking and furniture, and access to owner's seven-acres
  • One small, well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 4.1 miles
  • Note: The owner is happy for guests to walk their dogs on the land, but please ensure they are on a leash
  • Please note that from July 19th - 31st August this property has a minimum requirement of a 7 night stay
  • Please note that charging your electric vehicle at the property is prohibited

The property

Nestled on the outskirts of Bushmills in County Antrim in Northern Ireland, is this well-appointed two-bedroom barn conversion, May’s Cottage.

Enjoying a fabulous location on the owner’s farm which offers superb countryside views, as well resting just a short distance from Giant’s Causeway and a good selection of beautiful beaches as well as the famous Royal Portrush golf club, May’s Cottage makes for a wonderful, pet-friendly dwelling for a family of five and their canine companion to escape to Northern Ireland.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to conjuring up delicious feasts for your guests with the help of the oven, hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, ensuring time isn’t wasted doing chores!

Just off the kitchen is a handy utility room with a washing machine for keeping your holiday wardrobe fresh as well as a microwave.

Gather around the dining table to tuck-in to a delicious meal as you pop open a bottle of fizz and toast to a memorable getaway.

If you’re lucky enough to have nice weather, why not move dinner to the private patio where you can savour the last of the days sunshine whilst dining on the lovely picnic bench.

As the evening cools, retire to the sofa where you can curl up and select the evening’s entertainment, courtesy of the TV.

Completing the ground floor is a shower room, where you can indulge in refreshing rinses after a day of adventures.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you will discover two well-presented double bedrooms, both of which are served by a cloakroom.

Awake from a restful sleep and treat your guests to an alfresco breakfast, before popping your pooch on a leash and exploring the seven-acres of land on offer.

Take the short drive into Bushmills’ where you will find an excellent selection of amenities, including well-stocked convenience stores for stocking up on ingredients to recreate your favourite holiday dishes, as well as pubs and restaurants for when you fancy a night off from the kitchen.

On warmer days, why not head down to the riverside Millennium Park to savour a tasty homemade picnic?

If you’re looking to venture to the impressive Giant’s Causeway but don’t feel like driving, there is a park and ride service as well as the Giants Causeway & Bushmills Heritage Railway to ensure you have a relaxing journey.

Take in the incomparable views as you wander the hexagonal rocks of Giant’s Causeway, well-known to the Irish as the eighth wonder of the world, there is also the National Trust Visitor Centre where you can get involved with audio tours, peruse exhibits and pick up a souvenir from the gift shop.

For a day at the beach, you have the glorious beaches of Runkerry and White Rocks nearby, both offering golden sands where you can kick back and relax with your favourite book or enjoy a paddle in the waters.

For the budding historians in your party, be sure not to miss out on a visit to Dunluce Castle which offers a courtyard and rugged clifftop views.

For memories you will cherish for a lifetime, choose May’s Cottage.

About the location


Giant's Causeway 2.8 miles; Portrush 5.9 miles; Ballycastle 6 miles.

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is located 60 miles from Belfast and 11 miles from Ballycastle. The village owes its name to the River Bush and to a large watermill that was built there in the early 17th century. The village is best known as the location of the Old Bushmills Distillery which produces many varieties of whisky. Bushmills has a wide choice of eateries from coffee shops and licensed restaurants with several gift shops, galleries and varied retail outlets. The village is ideally placed on a crossing point for the river Bush and located on the designated Causeway Coastal Route. The town of Ballycastle is home to a golf course, a Blue Flag beach and a range of local shops and eateries for you to try out. Whatever you decide to do Bushmills is a great place to explore the best that Northern Ireland has to offer.

Please note that from July 19th - 31st August, this property has a minimum requirement of a 7 night stay.
Please note that charging your electric vehicle at the property is prohibited.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas