Bungalow | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
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|
Features and Facilities
|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.
The County Derry region
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.
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23 Sep 2013
"Dirty, tired, dated and damp"
This property was booked as part of a large family gathering. We booked the property based on the flattering photographs and good reviews.We arranged with the property owner to have the keys left for … More
31 Oct 2011
""A great place for a family holiday""
In August 2011, our family were at Amara for the second time. The house had everything we need plus more. Location, scenery, the owners, etc. are great. Putting it simply - we would go again!… More
28 Oct 2011
"Very good location"
Me and my family stayed at Amara Farmhouse on August 2011 and we were very satisfied about service and location. We came from Italy and it was our first time to Northern Ireland and we had a nice time… More
27 Oct 2011
"A very warm welcome"
The house is lovely, very spacious, clean and well equipped. The breakfast welcome pack and the washing up liquid, teas and coffee so welcome after a long journey.The atmosphere is relaxed, very frie… More
6 Nov 2010
"Great Location and great views"
My family and I stayed at Amara Farmhouse during September 2010, a total of eight guests. We were very happy with the location of Amara, being very close to Derry City and close to Limavady enabling u… More
15 Mar 2010
"Excellent accomodation- very clean, friendly and great view"
My husband & I stayed at Amara Farmhouse in January of this year and would highly recommend it to anyone travelling to Northern Ireland. It was our first time to Northern Ireland and we are very keen… More
20 Feb 2010
We stayed for four nights at the Amara, the views of the Loch Foyle are out of this world, where ever you look from the from the front and sides of the farm house you can see the Foyle, this brought b… More
20 Jul 2009
"Lovely comfortable house with stunning views"
This house has the most beautiful view of Lough Foyle and Donegal from the main living room and three of the four bedrooms. It is in quiet, peaceful surroundings although there are plenty of shops et… More
21 Jun 2009
"It felt like home"
Many thanks for a wonderful few days.I was attending a wedding just up the road from the bb in the Angrinan hotel and i am glad to say what a stroke of luck it was to find this place.It took me back … More
10 Dec 2008
"Amara- Love at first sight!!"
My partner and I had a wedding to go to in Derry. We found Amara randomly on the web and booked it . We were traveling from London, when we arrived in Derry airport we got a taxi to Amara and it took… More
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