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The Boathouse Ballygally

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Ballygally, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
A unique self catering family holiday hideaway on the world famous Antrim coast road, overlooking a secluded beach and slipway,

boasting a very spacious open plan family bedroom ideal for family of 5 a cot or extra comfortable bed can be supplied on request

A perfect place to relax and unwind in luxury, watching the waves lap the shore while the local lobster fishermen check their pots

You will be amazed at our local resident seals and might even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a pod of dolphins

Just a stroll away in the village visit one of the 2 hotels or restaurants, the village shop, park or large sandy beach

While a little further on is Carnfunnock Country Park or Cairndhu golf club

The famous Carrick -a- rede rope bridge , unesco world heritage site of the giant's Causeway & Portrush is a leisurely drive u...
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About the Owner, Peter H
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL1376345
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Ben S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

My husband and I stayed in the Boathouse for three weeks whilst I was working and had a lovely time. It's in a lovely part of the world and the hosts do everything they can to make you feel welcome. Couldn't recommend it highly enough.

Management response:

Hi Emily & Ben glad you enjoyed your stay with us both kate and I look forward to seeing the film when it’s released Enjoy your trip to Australia Best wishes Peter & Kate


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Denver, Colorado
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58 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This is a perfect spot for a small family to use as a launching point to enjoy the attractions of Northern Ireland. We took day trips to Belfast and Giants Causeway from the Boathouse. The property is great, overlooking the Irish Sea. It has a small kitchen and is very well equipped. There is a Spar market nearby in the...

Management response:

Thank you for your kind review , we hope we may see you again sometime soon Peter & Kate


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Kay R
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Stayed for a week in this compact little house on the Antrim coast road. The house was very clean, and really well equipped. Its very quiet, just the sound of the waves, and the sheep on the hillside behind the house. The village of Ballygally is a couple of minutes drive away, and there is a shop which sold everything...

Management response:

Thanks for the great review Kay maybe we we see you all back again sometime in the future Peter & Kate


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
We do on occasion allow 1 small pet for a small additional fee of £30 however guests should contact us before booking to confirm the size and type of pet. Unlike most of the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
This property is ideal suited for families of 5 people with a fabulous gallery open plan family bedroom . We also have a double bed downstairs
The prices quoted per night are from £15.00 per person per night ,we do on occasion have special offers available please ask ,cleaning and laundry fees may apply at certain times throughout the season.we have disabled access to the property , and we are happy to provide a baby listening service when possible .Please note there is limited availability of mid week breaks @ £239 and weekend breaks @ £210 especially in the high season and a supplement may apply for bookings of less than 1 week at peak times.We may offer on occasion a 1 night stay at our sole discretion subject to availability ,conditions and a modest extra fee (however this can only be offered for enquiries made 2-3 days in advance of date required).We will try to accommodate any specific requests guests may have if at all possible .Extra comfortable beds are available at no extr...
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About the neighbourhood
The property is at the gateway to the nine glens of Antrim,we have advised a car is required to gain full Benefit from the area however a regular local bus service is available right outside the front door
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast City & International : 30.0 km
Railway: Larne: 9.0 km
Ferry: Larne: 9.0 km
From Dublin Belfast city ,Belfast international airports or any of the ferry ports take the M2 then the A8 to Larne ,From Larne travel approx 9 Km along the A2 Antrim coast road ,the property is the 4th property on the left past the halfway house hotel
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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