A splendid two storey, three bedroom 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.Great base for anyone who wants to be surrounded by an outstanding natural environment and yet within easy driving reach of N Ireland`s top attraction "The Giants Causeway".
The cottage is beside the recently opened “Ronan`s Way”. This is a series of designated walks through farmland stretching from 5.8 km to 1.5k. Some take you up the steep incline leading to the top of the valley. All around you have superb views of the surrounding glen and on the top of the hill sight of The Mull of Kintrye, Rathlin Island and Sea of Moyle as well as the surrounding glens and valleys. Bring along your picnic and enjoy it at some ofthe sites provide, information on the history, flora and fauna of the farm is available on site.
On the lower tracks guests can enjoy a more leisurely amble taking in the sounds of a wonderful natural environment and listen to the babbling of the River Dun making its way down the valley. Waking foot wear and outdoor gear is advised.
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|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Nearest beach||Cushendun 6 km|
|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||Fireplace, 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|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The cottage is tucked into the hill overlooking the scenic valley of Glendun. Drumfaskey Cottage is a great 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. Guests 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 unspoiled lowlands and picturesque villages.
The Glens of Antrim have been recognised as a 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.