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Lough Neagh Cottage

Moneymore, County Derry (Ref. 1059887)


Very good

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Kieran

    “This is a beautiful place to stay, only thing was I thought that we would of been alone.”

    That's just my personal preference as it was a gift and wasn't stated otherwise the place was amazing, peaceful and stunning views.

    That's just my personal preference as it was a gift and wasn't stated otherwise the place was amazing, peaceful and stunning views.

    - Kieran, May 2022


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double with electric fire, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with corner bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil-fired central heating, woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Hot tub in enclosed area next to annex
  • Use of owner's matured garden with furniture
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.5 miles.

The property

An inviting annex property sitting amidst the owner's home on the outskirts of the historic plantation town of Moneymore, Lough Neagh Cottage offers a beautiful base for families seeking a rural escape to County Londonderry.

A homely abode offering fantastic transport links as well as boasting an idyllic position, there's no better choice for your escape to Northern Ireland.

Enter through the electric gates and park up right outside before stepping inside to the spacious hallway; venture into the spacious sitting room where you can take your pick from the plush seating arrangement around the warmth of the woodburning stove, while the little ones are sure to delight at the space under the archway with plenty of room to play.

The traditionally-styled kitchen/diner provides all you could need for a week-long stay, the impressive gas range cooker sure to be of wonderful assistance when preparing family-favourite meals, with plenty of work surface space for little helpers to get involved too.

Gather around the table together and toast to a memorable holiday, before carrying your conversations out into the matured gardens where you can sit and watch the sun set for the perfect ending to the day.

Also on the ground floor rests a convenient bathroom, where you can take your pick from the luxurious corner bath or the separate walk-in shower to refresh, before taking the winding stairs up to the first floor to discover the three bedrooms.

Made up of a master king-size with a lovely spot to watch the world go by each morning, a double boasting its very own electric fire and ample storage space, and a homely single, perfect for a little one with sloping eaves and a bright and airy skylight.

Begin your day exploring the local area by foot, with so much wonder on your doorstep, you're sure to find fun-filled adventure every day; the nearby small village of The Loup offering both a pub and two shops to choose from just a short walk from the property, catering to all of your cuisine needs, while the wider town of Moneymore hosts even more eateries to take your pick from including restaurants and tearooms too!

Moneymore is best known for being home to the National Trust delight of Springhill House, a 17th century 'Plantation' home with walled gardens and parkland, it makes a lovely day trip for all, with the Moneymore Model Village being perfect to learn more about the rich history of the area through rural life in Ulster at the time of the Plantation.

Water sports lovers will delight at the close proximity to Ballyronan's award-winning marina amongst the Lough Neagh, with a Blue Flag beach area, playpark and nature trail to make the most of too, or spend a day further afield in Northern Ireland's capital Belfast, renowned for being the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, it makes the perfect place to learn more about the famed ship, its renovated dockyards' Titanic Quarter being home to the Titanic Belfast museum, with plenty more family-friendly attractions in the town including the Zoological Gardens home to more than 140 species of cute creatures, CS Lewis Square, an enchanting space dedicated to the Chronicles of Narnia creator, CS Lewis, the Grand Opera House and so much more.

Venture further out to find the wonders of Londonderry, Coleraine and Portrush to the North, or simply soak up the splendour of the area from your idyllic holiday cottage, Lough Neagh Cottage.

About the location


Magherafelt 5.1 miles; Ballymena 22.9 miles; Londonderry 37.6 miles; Belfast 40 miles

Moneymore is a wonderful village and townland found in County Londonderry. Resting within a glen, this quaint area makes a fantastic touring base for those wishing to explore Northern Ireland, with all of Magherafelt, Coleraine, Londonderry and so much more within easy reach. The plantation town was developed by the Draper’s company of London, boasting rich history evidenced in its National Trust owned 17th century Plantation house, Springhill. Another main attraction in Moneymore is the Moneymore Model Village, which depicts life in rural Ulster at the time of the Plantation. The town is host to a good range of amenities such as a scatter of convenience stores, pubs, restaurants, tearooms and more, perfect for any self-catered stay, while to the southern part of the town you will find the flowing Ballymully River, making a lovely spot for a leisurely stroll. You'll find so much excitement in the surrounding area of Northern Ireland, including Ballyronan's picturesque, award-winning marina resting on the western shores of Lough Neagh, it makes the perfect day out for water sports enthusiasts, as well as being home to a playpark, nature trail and a Blue Flag beach. Visit the small town of Magherafelt for even more amenities, eateries and wonderful shopping, or venture further afield to discover Northern Ireland’s capital, Belfast. Here you can find attractions for all ages such as the restored 1895 theatre and opera venue of the Grand Opera House, CS Lewis Square - a charming space dedicated to the Chronicles of Narnia creator, CS Lewis, a zoo, the Titanic's Dock And Pump House, retail and leisure parks and so much more. Enjoy an outdoor adventure at Cave Hill Country Park to see the splendour of Belfast for a different view, or embark on a journey to find the excitement of Ballycastle, Portrush, Londonderry and beyond.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas