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Castlerock, County Derry (Ref. 1022531)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 13 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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

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39 Customer Review(s)

  • Mary

    “Lovely property and very responsive and helpful owner.”

    Very close to glorious coastal walks, only a few minutes walk to an amazing beach. We had a great stay and would highly recommend this holiday cottage.

    Very close to glorious coastal walks, only a few minutes walk to an amazing beach. We had a great stay and would highly recommend this holiday cottage.

    - Mary, November 2023

    Thank you very much Mary for your very positive feedback.We are so glad that you all found the property to your liking and that you all enjoyed your stay with us at SeaShells. The Coastal walks and scenery round the area are outstanding and so glad that you got the chance to take them in on your visit. It was a pleasure having you all stay and hope to see you all back in the future. Neville & Donna. Property Owner


  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 3 x ground-floor double, 1 x family room with double and single, 1 x king-size with en-suite
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with double-sided woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with double-sided woodburning stove
  • Additional sitting room with gas fire.
  • Oil fired underfloor heating with double-sided woodburning stove and gas fire
  • Gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Ample Off-road parking
  • Rear garden with lawn area and patio area with furniture and a barbecue
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub and shop within 0.6 miles
  • Beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: As of 03/09/2020 this property no longer accepts pets, bookings made before then will be honoured
  • Pets will no longer be accepted in this property from 28/05/2021
  • No stag / hen parties at this property please

The property

Enjoying a superb position in the heart of the seaside village of Castlerock, in majestic Northern Ireland is this superb dwelling, SeaShells.

This spacious accommodation comes within a stone’s throw of the sandy beach, a golf course and a train station, allowing you and your loved ones to explore further afield Northern Ireland.

The interior of the property is spacious and enjoys a contemporary-style and everything a large group of friends and family could possibly need to enjoy a week-long break.

Here, you will be spoilt for choice by the sleeping accommodation that awaits you, with six well-presented bedrooms to choose from, designed to ensure a flexible sleeping arrangement.

On the ground floor you will find three double bedrooms and a king-size bedroom with its own en-suite, whilst upstairs you will find a family bedroom with a double bed and a single bed, as well as a king-size bedroom with an en-suite.

Catering to your culinary needs is the kitchen/diner, where the quality appliances invite you in during the evening to prepare delicious home-cooked meals that can be enjoyed at the large dining table with all of your loved ones around you.

From here is a utility room, where you will find a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a dishwasher for your convenience.

Relax into your evening within the sitting room where the double-fronted woodburning stove gently fills the room with warmth as you tune into the TV or get lost within a good book.

Younger guests will be delighted by the second sitting room, where they can retreat to watch their own TV programs and films.

If you can tear yourself away from this wonderful base, venture into the village where you will be delighted to find a number of eateries and a shop for picking up the essentials.

Spend summer afternoons at the local beach where you will discover the famous Mussenden Temple which was featured in Game of Thrones.

Here there is also the National Trust owned Downhill Demesne to explore and the golf course with superb views to enjoy.

Further afield attractions include the town of Coleraine and the county city of Londonderry is a scenic drive away.

SeaShells is a superb base for exploring this corner of Ireland.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

About the location


Coleraine 8 miles; Portstewart 13 miles; Portrush 14 miles; Londonderry 23 miles

A beautiful seaside village in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland, arguably one of the most beautiful locations in the country. Castlerock boasts great history as well as many claims to fame, including the Mussenden Temple that features in Game of Thrones as well as the place being the inspiration for many of C.S Lewis' novels including the famous The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. As well as some of the most-photographed spots in Northern Ireland, Castlerock has a lot to offer in terms of amenities and activities. There is the Hill Farm Riding Centre, Finvoy Fun Farm, Castlerock Golf Course and a beautiful sandy beach to provide something for all weathers and all people. The Royal Portrush Golf Club is in close proximity, not to mention the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Giant's Causeway is a short drive to the west. Belfast is only an hour away in the car. The village offers two coffee shops, home bakery and a small supermarket as well as a butchers, chemist and beauty salon. The popular town of Coleraine is a short drive away and is definitely worth a visit with so much to offer, Portstewart and Portrush are also within easy reach should you want a more high-energy break.The county city of Londonderry is under 30 miles away and is one of the most exciting places in the country.

Note: As of 03/09/2020 this property no longer accepts pets, bookings made before then will be honoured. Pets will no longer be accepted in this property from 28/05/2021.

No stag / hen parties at this property please.

This property requires a £300 good housekeeping bond.

This property only accepts 13 guests

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas