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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Gortconny Cottage is a recently renovated farmhouse in an area of outstanding natural beauty 2 miles west of Ballycastle town centre, it is set in a 3/4 acre site on the coast road.
Gortconny sleeps 8 people in four bedrooms, one 5' double bed, one 4' compact double and two bunk rooms. There is one large kitchen, dining living area with an open fire and one bathroom with electric shower. The cottage has been recently renovated and is well equipped including micowave and washing machine, but it is really for those who want to get away from it all and as such has no TV, wifi nor telephone, (mobile phone signal somewhere between the couch and the dining table).
The name Gortconny comes from the Irish - Field of the Rabbit - and you'll probably see a few during your visit.
The area is ideal for walking & cycling.
Rathlin Island ferry connects with Rathlin and the RSPB reserve
Ballycastle has good pubs and restaurants with traditional and modern music.
Game of Thrones fans will find Gortconny a central location for many of the film locations
Ballycastle is accessible from Belfast and International Airport by bus or taxi.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ballycastle Beach 4 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International 68 km, Nearest railway: Coleraine 28 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, CD player|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Climbing frame|
About this location
The County Antrim region
Rathlin Island lies half an hour ferry ride from Ballycastle, an ideal location for walking, cycling and sightseeing, there is an RSPB reserve where you can see nesting puffins, guillemots, razorbills and fulmurs between April and August
Ballycastle is a traditional market town there are great pubs and restaurants with traditional and modern music
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10 Aug 2014
"This cottage is hard to beat!"
This place is hard to beat...an outstanding, family-friendly dwelling and a home-from-home. The cottage has been sympathetically modernised in recent times and combines traditional charms with all the… More
24 May 2014
This is a great cottage, very high quality design and location. The Ballycastle area is full of things to do, friendly locals and good pubs. I Would highly rate Gortconny Cottage for a laid back holi… More
2 Dec 2013
"A Lovely Colourful Cottage"
What a fantastic place Gortconny cottage is. Myself and six of my friends stayed here for two nights and it was just delightful. So well equipped with everything we needed to make it a wonderful stay. The cottage itself was so warm and cosy, and in such a relaxed setting so even though the weather wasnt the best it didn't bother us at all to stay inside the cottage playing games and drinking copious amounts of tea. Would love to go back again someday for longer.