The house is situated in a sleepy little area of Portstewart yet within easy walking distance of shops,restaurants, playgrounds and beach.This makes life easier for young parents or the more mature. The house has been described as "home from home", and "everything you need in a home without the clutter". The side and rear garden are enclosed (for the children) sit out on the garden furniture for breakfast in the morning sun. During a winter break light the open coal fire with fuel provided. For the convenience of all our guests we have wifi is available on request, this will allow our guests from abroad to keep in touch with home.
The area and property are suitable for holiday makers of all ages and activities. Drive around the wonderful North Coast, to the east is Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Rathlin Island, and more. To the west the Mussenden Temple, Benone Strand, Derry/Londonderry(2013 City of Culture), the hills and coast of Donegal. More active, then try watersports of all kinds, three golf courses in Portstewart or Royal Portrush (Irish Open 2012), Fishing, Bowls, Tennis, Horse riding or a coastal walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portstewart 1 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International 76 km, Nearest railway: Coleraine 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
In the kitchen cooking is done on a gas hob and electric oven.
Full range of cooking utensils provided, with a few basic spices/herbs
Tea/coffee available to start you of.
There is a wide range of reading materials, fact and fiction for all ages and also games.
Wifi is available by request, a nominal charge is requested.
|Further details outdoors|
The rear and side gardens are enclosed, making them very suitable to leave little ones in safety. A garden table and chairs are on the patio in the rear garden. There is sufficient parking for two cars in the front driveway. A lockable garage will keep your bicycles, surfboards/wetsuits, motorbikes safe. There are wind breaks for the beach, and buckets, spades and fishing nets.
There is a no smoking and no pets policy. This is a semi detached property, as such, consideration for our neighbor is appreciated.
There is a small additional charge for Wi-Fi usage.
The county of Derry is situated in the North West of Northern Ireland. The historic city of Derry/Londonderry is the 2nd largest city in N.I. after Belfast and stands on the River Foyle. It was granted it's 1st charter in 1604 and is famous for it's massive and almost complete city walls.
Coleraine is a university town only 4 miles from Portstewart. It has a youthful vibrant atmosphere and is renowned for good shopping.
Portstewart is in the North East corner of County Derry, 36 miles from the historic walled city of Derry / Londonderry. To the west of the county lie the beautiful beaches and mountains of Donegal; to the east the famous Antrim coast. The train from Coleraine follows a scenic route past Mussenden Temple and Benone beach to the ancient city of Derry.
World renowned attractions abound, the Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Carrick-a-rede rope bridge, Rathlin Island bird sanctuary, miles of Blue Flag beaches are all within easy driving distance or use public transport.
Portstewart has a population of about 8,000. Once a small fishing village it lies only 4 miles east of Portrush and only 4 miles north of Coleraine, Portstewart is well situated for an all-round holiday on Ireland's North Coast.
Portstewart's Victorian era promenade boasts an upper and lower walk, with spectacular views across the North Coast to the Inishowen Peninsula of Donegal. Stroll along Portstewart's National Trust protected Strand via the winding cliff path or watch the world go by from one of the famed ice-cream parlours, cafes, pubs or restaurants. Browse in the colourful art galleries, craft and gift shops, Flowerfield Arts Centre or enjoy an afternoon’s golf, tennis, bowls, swimming or surfing. Enjoy a walk to Portrush via the Port Path, a three-mile coastal walk complete with interpretive displays highlighting the natural history features to be observed.
Some of the many festivals are, International NW200 motorcycle races in May, International N.I. Milk Cup July, Keswick at Portstewart July, Red Sails Festival July, International Air Show September.