House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The property has three bedrooms on ground level which comfortably sleeps six. On this level there is also a utility room and wet room which is ideal for a seaside location. Upstairs is open plan living which includes kitchen, dining area and sitting area. The sitting area has uninterrupted sea views and a beautiful wood burning stove. You can also capture the most amazing sunsets over the Donegal coast. Outside there is an elevated terrace which is perfect for outside entertaining.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Downhill 500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: City of Derry 25 km, Nearest railway: Castlerock 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Deposit of £100 will be payable on booking
The balance is due 4 weeks before arrival
Oil and electricity is included in the price
Linen and towels are provided
The County Derry region
Downhill is located in the heart of the famous Causeway Coast. It is within 30 mins drive to Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Bushmills Distillery, to name but a few attractions. The historical walled City of Derry is a must see for any visitor.
Also a must do is the Coleraine to Londonderry train, it passes beneath the Mussenden Temple on a coast-hugging journey described by travel expert Michael Palin as 'one of the most beautiful in the world'
Coleraine and Limavady are two bustling shopping towns only 20 mins drive away.
This is a superb location to base yourself for a holiday in Northern Ireland.
- Locally there is Downhill Demense with its stunning clifftop walks, panaromic views from Musseden Temple and beautiful gardens.
- Downhill Forest. There are two waymarked paths in the forest.
- Bineveagh, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with its dramatic cliffs and amazing views.
- Castlerock and Benone Blue Flag Beaches.
- Seaside resorts of Portstewart and Portrush only a short drive away.
- From Magillian Point you can take a short ferry accross the Foyle to Greencastle where you can discover the beautiful coast of Inishowen, Co. Donegal.
Sports and Activities
Golf (Castlerock Links Course, Radisson Hotel Limavady, Royal Portrush Championship Course),
Walking, Cycling, Hand Gliding, Surfing, Bodyboarding, Horse Riding, Fishing (sea and lake).
The sandy beaches are just wonderful for children of all ages. Downhill and Benone are very good bodyboarding beaches.
Benone complex has outdoor swimming/splash area in the summer for children. It also has tennis courts and a small 9 hole golf course.
Children's Tracker Packs are available from Downhill Demense which include binoculars, compass and bird identification cards.
Waterworld, Northern Ireland No. 1 indoor water attraction is in Portrush (25 mins drive).
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21 Mar 2014
We stayed last minute here for the weekend. The owner was so helpful and I could't praise the house keeper high enough for all of her help. The place was immaculate and cosy. It was definitely… More
3 Feb 2014
Spent Xmas here & it was perfect. Views are amazing & it was lovely being able to go to the beach on Xmas day, kids loved it! Teresa & Wilma both fantastic to deal with & can't wait to go back in… More
10 Nov 2013
What more can I say, everything you could ask for had been thought of by Teresa and Paul. The property is amazing with wonderful views from the outdoor terrace. Wilma was a darling when we arrived, sh… More
3 Sep 2013
"Really great place to stay!"
Everything about this house and its location is brilliant. The house is really well equipped, very clean, has great views and was the perfect base for our holiday. Its proximity to the virtually deser… More
26 Dec 2012
"best place ive ever stayed at"
With outstanding views and within 50yards of the beach this place has been the best place we have ever had the pleasure of staying at.We booked it through mrs miller who was so helpful sending us book… More
18 Nov 2012
"Home from Home but with fantastic views of the ocean"
We travelled with our four teenage children and were absolutely delighted with the house. We found the house modern, clean and very well equipped. We spent many happy hours in the rocking chairs lo… More
3 Jan 2012
"Fabulous house, breathtaking location"
We have spent many New Years at the North coast and always rent high standard accommodation there, usually Bushmills/Portrush area. However, this year we wanted to bring our new dog with us and struggled to find the same standard which would accept pets. We were delighted when we came across this beautiful house in Downhill and our family who visited said it was the best we had stayed in! We thoroughly enjoyed our time there, the cottage was clean, warm, beautifully decorated and well situated for some great walks which our dog Sascha loved. Favourite was driving to Benone and walking along the amazing beach to Downhill and back, with views of cliffs, waterfalls, Mussenden temple, raging sea, snow on hills in Donegal....need I say more! The design of the cottage was perfect for coming back from walks with sandy wellington boots and sascha was able to sleep in the utility room downstairs. Weather this year was very wet and blustery but sitting reading and looking out at the ever changing views in front of the wood burning stove was wonderful!
28 Nov 2011
"A home from home with spectacular views"
We stayed for a long weekend to celebrate a family birthday. The property comfortably slept six adults and a baby. The main attraction of the property was the open plan kitchen, living and dining area which makes it a perfect place for a social occasion. The large windows makes the living area bright and airy and it also provides fantastic views of the ocean. The woodburner makes the house ideal for a winter getaway as cold evenings are made warm and cosy. Equally, it would be an amazing summer retreat as it as an outdoor seating/dining area and has miles of sandy beach just a few minutes away.
Everything you needed was already there such as a hairdryer, iron, dvd player, lots of cooking utensils & tableware, vacuum cleaner, extra bedding etc. There appeared to be nothing that hadn't been thought of, making the house feel like home. There was also a high chair, travel cot, stair gate and toys for a baby/toddler.
We struggled to find any drawbacks to this property and would definitely return. If you want tranquillity, amazing views and a little bit of luxury then it ticks all the boxes.
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