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The Huston Farmhouse Portrush, no passing vehicles on yard.

Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 5km

As seen on BBC TV news http://youtu.be/ZYHet6bPBVQ First offered for public rental in 2012, this has been the family holiday home since it was rebuilt in 2004. The Hustons have farmed this land for almost 200 years. Feel free to roam around the 50 acres.

Rural doesn't have to mean basic..the farmhouse has cosy underfloor heating (October to May), Wi-Fi, real fires, TV with Freeview and DVD player and DVDs. There's a large farmhouse table in the kitchen, seating 10, and this opens into the lounge with a vaulted wooden ceiling with skylights and picture windows facing South and West. Off the kitchen is a Utility room, accessed via saloon swing doors, and housing a freezer, spare fridge, washing machine and separate tumble-drier.

In the cosy living room there are rough walls, the TV and a comfortable L-shaped settee. Great to retreat to on a winter's evening, or to get away from the rest of the house!

Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with twin beds and one single, plus a bathroom with large walk-in power shower.

Upstairs is the Master bedroom - spacious and comfortable - and a walk-in linen cupboard and a private dedicated bathroom. This massive bathroom has a large two-door power shower, a free-standing bath in the middle of the room and a comfy chair should you want company while you soak.

With top golf courses all around, and great beaches the house is popular with golfers and families with dogs, or without.Bushmills Distillery and the Giants Causeway are only 15 minutes away, and if you don't fancy driving the farmhouse is set 300m from a main bus route - 3 miles takes you to Coleraine (trains to Belfast, Dublin or Derry) or Portrush.

Usually rented for complete weeks, shorter periods of 3 nights or more off peak, please ask.

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Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portrush West Strand 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Belfast International 74 km, Nearest railway: Coleraine 5 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, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 11
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

As this remains our family holiday home, it is equipped to a very high standard. Your welcome pack includes local bread, milk, tea and coffee. Wood, coal and firelighters are provided for the fires. The fire in the lounge is a cast-iron multi-fuel stove. It gets very hot and really heats up the area well, and there is no risk of sparks flying out.

In the cosy living room there is a small open fire which is best run just on a little coal. Let the parents have upstairs and the children have downstairs bedrooms / shower room and everyone has their own space.

Pets welcome - there is even a cat-flap if puss is feeling adventurous! Please keep dogs downstairs and off beds.

This is a non-smoking house, though you are welcome to smoke outside.

Check in is 3pm, or a key can be left for later - by arrangement. Check-out is 1030am.

Further details outdoors

The house is in the middle of a traditional Irish farmyard - indeed it is connected at one end to one of the sheds (which now houses the boiler and spare dining chairs etc.) No farm vehicles come up the yard past the house as there is a chain blocking the way. This leaves a dedicated parking area capable of taking 4 or 5 cars easily. This is a working farm, with no livestock, so at times there will be farm vehicles around. The farm lane passes along the top end of the house so you will hear a tractor if it passes. You are welcome to walk on the farm which extends to 50 acres. Dogs can be walked off their leads.

Further details

10% of rental payable as non-refundable deposit on booking.

6 weeks before check-in the balance of 90% is payable plus a security deposit of £200.

Security deposit will normally be refunded within 5 working days of check-out, subject to any retention for damage, special cleaning or phone calls in excess of £10 per week.

In event of cancellation the 90% balance will be returned if the property can be re-let, subject to a 25% administration charge.

Usually let for whole weeks, but shorter periods 3 nights and above will be considered. Please ask.

Check-in is normally at 1500hrs, (or key left after that) check-out by 1030hrs.

The County Antrim region

Home to Royal Portrush Golf Club (Irish Open 2012), the Giants Causeway, the Milk Cup (football / soccer), Bushmills Distillery and miles of beautiful sandy beaches. Surfing at Portrush's East Strand (tuition available.)

Excellent dog walks along the beaches, through forest trails, along the coastal paths. Drive your car onto the beach at nearby Portstewart - one half of the beach allows cars and beyond that it is car-free.

A popular tourist area it abounds with entertainment - from the well established Riverside Theatre in Coleraine (famous actor James Nesbitt cut his teeth here), to the family Summer Theatre in Portrush, cinemas, world-famous nightclubs at Kellys.

Enjoy wholesome traditional funfair rides and slot machines at the famous Barrys in Portrush.

Take a train from Coleraine to Derry - a coastal route described by Michael Palin as “one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world”.

Portrush

In the Huston family for almost 200 years the farm sits on 50 acres which guests can use for walks and exercising children or dogs. At the end of the lane is a bus-stop where you can take a bus to Coleraine or Portrush, and from there trains or buses to further afield.

The farm is on the course of the famous North West 200 motorbike race (each May) and on the land is the chicane at Mathers Cross. The farm lane was where the racer Robert Dunlop's fatal accident started and is a flag marshall post.

Visit Coleraine for excellent shopping in independent stores, Benone Strand for beach activities, Portstewart for nightlife and people-watching along the Promenade.

The Coleraine to Londonderry train trip was described by Michael Palin as one of the great railway jouneys of the World. A visit to the historic city, with a bite of lunch, makes great day out.

About a half-mile away is Maddybenny stables where you can avail of pony-trekking, lessons, cross-country fences etc. www.maddybenny.com

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Review 1-10 of 26

22 Feb 2014

5/5

"Homely Comfortable Beautiful....."

The homely nature of this beautiful property was the first thing to hit us. The vaulted ceiling in the open plan living area is stunning . Once settled there the relaxing comfortable atmosphere makes… More

Thank you for that lovely generous review. Indeed the upstairs bathroom is a special place to have a luxuriant bath away from everyone else. We look forward to your next visit when of course you will be able to have 10% off as a returning guest. Adrian Huston

7 Feb 2014

5/5

"Great place for a Family to unwind within easy reach of north coast ."

Stayed in the farmhouse for two nights as part of my wifes birthday celebrations. Took our two sons aged 25 and 18 and our daughter aged 22 plus the dog Max.First impressions were that the accomodatio… More

So glad that your wife's birthday at the Farmhouse went so well. Shame the dog is missing the underfloor heating now he is home. Just have to bring him back regularly. We miss the heat when we leave the Farmhouse for our main home, so Max is not alone.
Adrian Huston

21 Jan 2014

5/5

"THE MOST RELAXING AND COMFORTABLE PLACE TO STAY"

A MOST PLEASENT EXPERIENCE. WE WILL RETURN AGAIN NEXT YEAR.A relaxing Mini break with beautiful surroundings, and very close to the town, didnt actually go out much because of the home comforts and th… More

Thank you for that lovely fulsome review. Particularly good to know is that you will be back next year. It's lovely to be welcoming folk back this year that stayed in 2012 - our first year letting people come to our family holiday home.

15 Jan 2014

5/5

"Absolutely incredible"

I've finally discovered trip advisor, and the first place I had to review was the Huston farm house! What can I say that hasn't already been said, this place is incredible! From the thoughtf… More

We are honoured that you chose our place to receive your very first Trip Advisor review. You have been very kind in your comments. If you use Facebook please LIKE our page on it.
I think what people pick up when they visit The Huston Farmhouse Portrush is that this place was created as our family holiday home and retreat. It was not custom-built as a commercial letting venture. That way it is a more homely and personal.
We look forward to your next booking, when of course you are entitled to the 10% returning guest discount.

20 Nov 2013

5/5

"The place to stay"

This was our 2nd stay at the Huston farmhouse this year. Having described how great our last visit was, we just had to return, this time with our 21yr old son, our daughter and son-in-law. We had an… More

So nice to have you back again inside the same year - what good news that the rest of the family were every bit as happy with the Farmhouse. We look forward to your next stay in 2014. Adrian & Felicity

2 Nov 2013

5/5

"amazing!!!"

What can I say...... besides our rubbish weather we had an incredible break. Myself, my partner, three kids and the dog arrived to a very generous basket of goodies. The farmhouse exceeded all expecti… More

Felicity and I are delighted the dog and it's family had such a good time. Don't forget when booking your next trip to ask for your 10%disount off published rates - for returning guests.
Adrian Huston

2 Sep 2013

5/5

"Very much a home from home"

We stayed here for the weekend (wish it was for the week!) and it really did exceed our expectations! We booked this to celebrate my father's 80th with our two boys and springer spaniel. The fie… More

Thanks for the lovely review. Glad the 80th birthday went off well. When booking again be sure to ask for your 10% repeat visitor discount. We look forward to your next visit. (Over the winter the underfloor heating is amazing.)
Adrian Huston

15 Aug 2013

5/5

"Perfect place to stay - had everything we could wish for."

I booked this after reading the reviews here, and can fully endorse all the positive comments. In advance of the rental, Adrian very thoughtfully emailed to offer to leave the keys for us in a safe p… More

Felicity and I are delighted you and your family including the dogs had such a good time. Looking forward to having you back next year.
Adrian Huston

6 Aug 2013

5/5

"Country charm combined with modern living"

My family stayed here, along with our 3 dogs, for the week of the Milk Cup. I booked primarily for the location and the fact that dogs are welcome. The house itself looks very quaint from the outside … More

Glad to hear the dogs and you enjoyed the Farmhouse so much. Having no livestock on the farm does indeed make for a doggie playground.
Hope to have you back soon.

1 Aug 2013

5/5

"Wunderschönes Bauernhaus in atemberaubendem Nordirland"

Ich kann dieses Bauernhaus nur empfehlen. Die Außenseite sieht wie ein echtes Bauernhaus aus aber drinnen gibt es alle die modernischen Geräte, die man braucht. Man braucht unbedingt ein Auto aber s… More

danke schon.

we look forward to your next visit.
Adrian Huston

Review 1-10 of 26

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