Amara Farmhouse is a spacious, secluded farmstay ideal for families. It benefits from outstanding panoramic views of the Lough Foyle, the hills of Donegal and Binevenagh mountain.
This quiet and spacious accommodation can sleep up to 10 people so it ideal for families touring the local area; located the historic city of Derry, it’s the ideal base for exploring Giant's Causeway, Donegal and the Sperrins region.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Benone Beach 15 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: City of Derry Airport 4.8 km, Nearest railway: Waterside Railway Station 12.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Main lounge encompasses a TV area with TV, DVD player, freeview and selection of DVD's and dining area
2nd & 3rd reception rooms are ideal for reading or playing games, a selection of books and boardgames are supplied.
Both lounge rooms have log fires, ideal for the winter months.
The Kitchen is a generous size and is fully equipped.
Family bathroom includes bath and separate shower cubicle, two of the bedrooms have hand basins. All bedrooms have wardrobe space.
Additional toilet and separate utility room with laundry facilities
|Further details outdoors|
Outdoor garden furniture and BBQ facilities available
Parking for up to 5 cars at front of property and enclosed garage at the back of house
House is surrounded by mature gardens and farmland, ideal for children to play outside or for rural walks
Breakfast hamper is provided for the first morning of your stay (for stays of 1 week or more). Tea, coffee etc provided and logs are provided in colder months.
Garden is shared with property next door.
Amara is located just off the main A2 road between the City of Derry and Coleraine and the Causeway Coastal Route -one of the most scenic drives in the world. This is the gateway to Ireland's northwest region, which means that local attractions and places of interest are easily accessible for day trips.
Derry city is the only completely Walled City in the British Isles dating back to the 17th century. It has recently won the coveted title of UK City of Culture for 2013.
Amara has panoramic views of the Lough Foyle, the hills of Donegal and local countryside. Although it has a rural setting there is a great sea view and the local city of Derry and town of Limavady are easily accessible for shopping, eating out, theatre, festivals, parks, museums etc.
Onsite to Amara is My Little Kitchen Cookery School which provides a fun and relaxed cooking environment where guests can learn modern cooking skills through a hands on cooking program, see www.mylk.co.uk for more details.
Local to Amara Farmhouse there are a number of activities to avail of such as golf, fishing, horseriding, hoovercrafting, gliding, surfing, paintballing, hiking.
The world famous World Heritage site and National Nature Reserve of Giant’s Causeway, the Bushmills Distillery - the world's oldest licensed whiskey distillery and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge - are 50 minutes away. Donegal and the Inishowen Peninsula are close by and can be easily accessed by ferry.
There are number of major cultural events and festivals throughout the year, such as, the City of Derry Jazz & Big Band festival, the Danny Boy festival, the Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival, North West 200, St Patricks Day parades and festivals, Film & Comedy festivals.