A splendid two storey cottage nestling in the hollow of the hill, situated four miles from the pretty seaside village of Cushendun. From inside and out, the cottage enjoys spectacular views of the glen. This is the perfect base for everyone who enjoys the pleasures of the countryside. Guests can enjoy walks through farmland full of native flora, fauna and wildlife. From the crest of the valley superb views of the Antrim Coast and Glens, Sea of Moyle, Rathlin Island and the Mull of Kintyre can be admired on a fine day. The secluded patio at the rear of the property is a trap for the afternoon sun and provides the ideal place to relax or have a barbeque. The cottage is the perfect base for visiting all the places of interest along the North Antrim Coast e.g. Giants Causeway, Kenban,Rope Bridge, Bushmills Distillery as well as the many historical sites, beaches and villages in the area. Enjoy the boat journey from Ballycastle to Rathlin Island,visit the bird sanctuary and learn all about the birds from RSBP officer or just enjoy the challenge of walking around the island.
The Cottage is just a short drive from Ballycastle Golf course and Watertop Open Farm.
In season, guests can avail of home grown vegetables and fruit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cushendun 6 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International Airport 52 km, Nearest railway: Ballymena 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
The cottage is tucked into the hill overlooking the scenic valley of Glendun.
Drumfaskey Cottage is the perfect base for anyone who would like to stay in an area of unsurpassed natural beauty. Guests are free to roam the farm tracks and observe the wildlife and fauna of the area. From the high tracks superb views of Rathlin Island, the Sea of Moyle, The Mull of Kintyre and large stretches of the Ulster countryside may be enjoyed. The Glens of Antrim offers a totally unique fusion of breathtaking scenery and bustling villages. The traveller will be enthralled by its fascinating heritage and inspiring myths, a timeless landscape where rugged coastline surrounds silent, romantic glens and lush forests. Nearby, St. Patrick once tended his herds on the slopes of Slemish and the warrior poet Oísín was laid to rest in Glenann.
Throughout the glens, secluded beaches beckon and clear streams gush down from the hills to wander through unspoilt lowlands and picturesque villages.
The Glens of Antrim have been recognised as unique landscape and are officially designated as an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. This includes a fifty mile shoreline, forests, open grasslands, peat bogs and mountain upland rich in history and culture. A long history of settlement and war is marked in the dramatic landscape by prehistoric stone tombs, churches and castles that tell of an age gone by and are a delight to behold for both the enthusiast and passers by.