The Place Above
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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The Place Above is a newly constructed NITB 4 star first floor apartment in the grounds of our own house on the Antrim Coast and a short distance from the Giant's Causeway, Ireland's only World Heritage Site. It is beautifully designed and decorated and has all modern amenities. It is situated in beautiful countryside in the middle of the Causeway Coastal Route, making it an ideal base for touring. It is only a short drive to the many activities and attractions the Causeway Coast has to offer, including 7 Golf Courses, the NW200 International Motor Cycle Track, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Old Bushmills Distillery (the oldest licensed distillery in the world), Dunluce Castle and more.
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There are some beautiful sandy beaches and great places to surf, walk and cycle and the Causeway Coastal Route is absolutely stunning. If you would like to jump on a boat and do some fishing, then we can arrange this for you. We can also arrange private tours around the area from one of our local guides.
Great public transport for those wishing visit without a car and lovely places to eat, drink and be entertained.
Visitors can enjoy:
A very large open garden.
South facing decking complete with table, chairs, parasol and a modern gas barbeque for the whole family to enjoy.
Your own computer and broadband WiFi access to suit business or leisure travellers.
A fully fitted kitchen with hob, oven, washer/dryer, microwave and all crockery and cooking utensils.
Flat screen television including DVD and CD player.
Shower and bath.
Cot and high chair provided on request.
Totally secure parking available on-site.
Should you require any further information please don't hesitate to contact us. We hope to see you soon!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Port Ballintrae 6 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Ballymoney Train Station 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The County Antrim region
Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast & Glens is an area whose breathtaking and rugged coastline merges into the romantic landscape of its deep silent glens and lush forest parks. The wonders don't stop there as the region has been made famous by the Causeway Coastal Route which is seen as 'One of the World's Great Road Journeys' and one of the most outstanding scenic touring drives in the world.
The route is an odyssey of astonishing natural landscapes, from patchwork hills, mountain streams and waterfalls to a dazzling coastal road with majestic cliffs, golden sands and the unique glory that is the Giant's Causeway where 40,000 mainly six-sided basalt columns creat an eerie landscape jutting into the ocean.
This is the place to indulge your taste for adventure. If it's an adrenalin-rush you're after, what about scuba-diving onto the wrecks that litter our coastline; reaching the dizzy heights by gliding in the rolling thermal currents over Magilligan; riding the rolling waves as they come off the Atlantic . . . or stepping out onto the infamous rope bridge at Carrick-a-Rede for a death-defying (and wobbling!) walk between the safety of the shoreline cliff and a nearby island?
The choice is yours - and there are hundreds of choices to make.
You don't have to be 'Action Man' to get active in the Causeway Coast and Glens. Activity options encompass everything from art to hovercrafting . . . and a whole lot in between. Whether you plan to polish your perfomance or try your hand at something new, there's bound to be an activity here that's perfect for you.
The local Bushmills area is the very central point for all the north coast has to offer.
In addition Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at Ireland's oldest working distillery, situated on the Causeway Coast. Watch whiskey making take place, and enjoy a wee taster too, as the secrets of 400 years of distilling at the home of Irish whiskey is unlocked.
Take a truly heritage experience travelling on a steam locomotive along a magnificent coastal stretch of line between Bushmills and the World Heritage Site at the Giant's Causeway.
A 15 minutes drive provides access to 6 beautiful beaches as well as many of the major activity and heritage attractions the coast has to offer.
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19 May 2014
"Little gem on the Antrim coast"
The place above was the perfect base for our long weekend at the NW200. Geoff couldn't have been more helpful and the flat was huge and airy, clean and well equipped and just right for what we wa… More
27 Mar 2014
"Excellent location, spacious apartment and wonderful owner."
We stayed at the property with our 2 children for 3 nights in March 2014.The apartment is located in a very peaceful location and in a easy reach for all the main tourist attractions in the locality.T… More
4 Oct 2013
"Good Countryside location"
Situated in the countryside this apartment provided everything we needed, it was clean and warm and had added extras such as televisions in bedrooms and a computer for guests to use.… More
10 Sep 2013
"Great Location - Spacious Modern Accommodation!"
Easy to find from directions. The first floor accommodation is well fitted with all the latest mod cons and offers plenty of space to relax for couples or families. The location is superb for visiti… More
6 Sep 2013
We were a group of 5 students from scotland, who were looking for the perfect break after the end of semester. The place above gave us what we needed. Situated in a calm noiseless locality, we fell in… More
28 Aug 2013
"Excellent Location To Explore The Causeway & Beyond!"
If you want modern clean spacious accommodation with all the mod cons - this place has it in abundance. The open plan kitchen/living area provided flexible space for our family of 5 to relax and eat,… More
27 Jul 2013
"An excellent 2nd visit"
We stayed for 2 nights over the july bank holidays, having stayed before we knew the place was nice, but this time the weather matched the apartment.Geoff was a proper gent and made us feel welcome wh… More
8 Jul 2013
Brilliant apartment, in a quiet and peaceful location, yet less than 5mins from nearby Bushmills. Convenient location for other attractions such as golf, beaches etc.
Very friendly and accommodating owner, would recommend to all.
21 Jun 2013
"A real find"
Having spent week here in June 2013, we thought the Place Above was a bit of a find. It's in a beautiful, quiet, rural location with lovely views but in easy reach of The Causeway Coast.
The apartment was light and airy, with everything we needed. Lovely décor and soft furnishings, lots of room, free WiFi, decent TV(s) and a very friendly welcome from Geoff. Highly recommended.
9 Jun 2013
"Fabulous rental, excellent location, wonderful host"
The loft apartment is very spacious and lovely. The kitchen is well appointed and has everything you need including a washer dryer. The bedrooms were very comfortable. The bathroom had both a tub and a shower with little extras like a candle and bubble bath. Wifi was available including a computer. The owner, Geoff, checked in with us every day to make sure we had everything we needed and offered suggestions on things to do and restaurants to try. We have stayed in many rental apartments while traveling and this is one of the best. We would highly recommend this rental.
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