FALL COMFORT! DELUXE COTTAGE FOR 2-GIANT'S CAUSEWAY-WOODSTOVE-WIFI-CENTRAL HEAT

John Browne

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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FALL COMFORT! DELUXE COTTAGE FOR 2-GIANT'S CAUSEWAY-WOODSTOVE-WIFI-CENTRAL HEAT

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

County Antrim Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Great location for extended stay or short break in 5 star comfort

Explore by day, relax by night! With easy access to 20 miles of scenic coastline, you can explore the stunning North Antrim coast, and come home to a luxury cottage perfect for two. Enjoy a comfortable seat by the fire, and in the morning, rise whenever you like. Visit the Giants Causeway World Heritage Site, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, the Old Bushmills Distillery. Or pack a picnic lunch and roam the sand hills overlooking the sea. In summer, ride the historic tram into Bushmills.

Enjoy freeview TV, pop a DVD or CD into the Blue Ray player, and fix your favorite snack. Bring your laptop along so you can check your email and update your Facebook with pictures from your day using the wireless broadband.

This 150-plus year-old stone cottage was my grandfather's home. It has been fully renovated, and the original 2 large rooms now form living room, a bedroom, and study. This 5 star, one-bedroom cottage is suitable for honeymoons, romantic getaways, or a personal retreat.

Golf By The Sea: Enjoy the five 18-hole and three 9-hole golf courses within 12 miles of Ruby Stove Cottage.

Bushmills - Bushfoot Golf Club (by the Sea) - 3 miles West

9 holes

Portrush - Royal Portrush Golf Club (by the Sea) - 9 miles West

The 13th century Dunluce Castle overlooks the course. Founded in 1888, the course sports magnificent turf and superb golf holes.

2 - 18 hole courses; 1 - 9 hole course

Portstewart - Portstewart Golf Club (by the Sea) - 12 miles West

2 - 18 hole courses; 1 - 9 hole course

Ballycastle - Ballycastle Golf Club (by the Sea)- 12 miles East

Coastal links in a beautiful seaside setting

18 holes

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
John Browne (Owner)
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for such a wonderful holiday at Ruby Stove Cottage. The weather was very cold but the cottage was so cosy with the wood burner.

 

We enjoyed seeing many of the sights that you informed us about.  It was a pleasure to meet your Mum, Brother and Sister Mabel (breakfast was a real treat).  Your Mum told me her recipe for soda bread which I must try to make.

  

Again many thanks and we hope to visit Ruby Stove Cottage again in the future and will definitely recommend it to our friends.
Mar 2013
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 27 reviews
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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
Acworth, Georgia, USA
5

Alovely Antrim Coast BAse!

  • 5 of 5
What a great location and lovely cottage! John has thought of everything to make a stay here comfortable and memorable. Travel directions were good. We liked the ability to reprogram the entry keypad. Upon entry we were met with an immaculate cottage and a welcome basket of treats (even milk and butter in the refrigerator). Plenty of tourist information and guide books were provided. Wifi was excellent. Special comforts we appreciated were reclining chairs (good for putting your feet up after a day of walking), rainfall shower, and a top sheet under the duvet that was welcome on a warm night. This renovated cottage was a terrific find for us as a base to explore the Antrim coast. We have already recommended it to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
Ormond Beach, FL
5

Lovely Irish Countryside Cottage

  • 5 of 5
Lovely country cottage, near the town of Bushmills and down the street from the giant causeway. We used this cottage as a base for golfing in Northern Ireland and found it's location to be central to many of N. Irelands famous courses. As an early riser, the squeaky floors did make it difficult for any early morning sneaking around! Would reccommend this well equipped cottage to anyone wishing to experience a bit if the Irish countryside!
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: The Royal Portrush Golf Course is listed in the top 10 Links Courses in the World and is a scenic 20 minutes drive along the coast from our door. But it may take longer because you will probably want to stop in Bushmills for a wee cup of tea or a wee drap of Bushmills. Then you will want to stop to see Dunluce Castle.
So to avoid all these distractions a new golf course is in the planning stages to help you get to your tee-time on time. The new course will be just past the Giant's Causeway on the way to Bushmills and you will be able to make it in about 4 minutes from the cottage.
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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5
Great place. Close to many attractions. We enjoyed every minute, just be ready for the country-smell and mice running in the walls.
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When you think about it, it might have been better if Saint Patrick had driven the mice out of Ireland instead of the snakes! But we called in James, and he took care of the problem. He really is a "saint."
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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
5

An excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5
Ruby Stove Cottage turned out to be far better than expected. We had a wonderfully relaxing week there. All the equipment and furnishings were of top quality and fulfilled all our needs and more! The location is excellent and we were able to access wonderful cliff walks to Dunluce and in the other direction, the rope bridge. (we are enjoy walking but all attractions are easily reached by road or local bus as well) John made booking the accomodation very easy and provided concise directions to the cottage for our arrival. There is a vast amount of literature about the area available in the cottage as well. I would certainly recommend the property to couples wishing to visit the Causeway coast. On our return to Belfast for our flight home, we drove the Antrm coastal route which is spectacular and not to be missed. I would also recommend Glenariff Forest Park and the waterfall walk. I am sure we will return to Ruby Stove Cottage
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
1

An excellent holiday

  • 1 of 5
Ruby Stove Cottage turned out to be far better than expected. We had a wonderfully relaxing week there. All the equipment and furnishings were of top quality and fulfilled all our needs and more! The location is excellent and we were able to access wonderful cliff walks to Dunluce and in the other direction, the rope bridge. (we are enjoy walking but all attractions are easily reached by road or local bus as well) John made booking the accomodation very easy and provided concise directions to the cottage for our arrival. There is a vast amount of literature about the area available in the cottage as well. I would certainly recommend the property to couples wishing to visit the Causeway coast. On our return to Belfast for our flight home, we drove the Antrm coastal route which is spectacular and not to be missed. I would also recommend Glenariff Forest Park and the waterfall walk. I am sure we will return to Ruby Stove Cottage
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Fall Comfort! Deluxe Cottage for 2-Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455868
+001 -214 763-2791
County Antrim Northern Ireland
5

Had High Expectations - Were Not Disappointed

  • 5 of 5
Rarely do you find a holiday cottage which exceeds your expectations. Other reviews said the pictures do not do it justice, we would agree. So often holiday cottages lack space and squeeze too much in too small a space. Ruby Stove Cottage is the complete opposite - very spacious (kitchen, bedroom, lounge, study and inner porch). Ruby Stove is classified as 5 Star and the level of fittings, furnishings, comfort, cleanliness and attention to detail correspond. Being a back sufferer a good quality bed (and bedding) is very important and again we were not disappointed. We took bicycles which was worthwhile and we secured them in the small barn at the back (not that we were concerned about security). Owner made personal contact before we departed and again during our stay. We appreciated both calls especially as the owner has so much personal attachment and passion for the cottage and the countryside surrounding. Eight very comfortable nights and would recommend to all.
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bringing your bikes was a great idea. I think you were the first. If you have to leave your bikes at home next time, I will put you in touch with a local bike rental service. Bikes are available by the day or by the week. So glad your back enjoyed the bed!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Belfast International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Causeway Hotel or The Nook
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Larne
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Royal Portrush Golf Course
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Coleraine
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Nook or Causeway Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Blackrock
Car: recommended

Ruby Stove Cottage is a luxury cottage just one mile from the Giant's Causeway. The one-bedroom cottage has been lovingly restored to be perfect for two, and is ideal for a relaxing romantic getaway. It is an ideal base for exploring North Antrim with the rugged beauty of the Giants Causeway Coast and The Glens of Antrim, while giving a 5 star romantic cottage to come home to. You will find old world cottage charm combined with five star modern amenities. A new visitor center at The Giants Causeway World Heritage Site opens summer 2012 featuring a restored headland and state-of-the-art displays. Ruby Stove Cottage is near the Old Bushmills Distillery, Dunluce Castle, Ballintoy Harbour, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, andRoyal Portrush Golf Course. Nearby beaches are Blackrock, Whitepark Bay, Portrush. Visit the bird sanctuary with a day trip to Rathlin Island. Rathlin Island can be reached by boat from Ballycastle. The Giant's Causeway Tram operates during the summer months and runs between the The Giant's Causeway and Bushmills. Nearest pubs and restaurants, The Nook, The Causeway Hotel, and Smuggler's Inn are within 2 miles. Nearest grocery shopping 3 miles in Bushmills. Car recommended, but not required. Local bus service to town and to all the sights passes the cottage door hourly in summer months, once every two hours year round.

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Availability & Rates

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County Antrim Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
November - January
Nov 3 2014 - Feb 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£430
 
 
February - April
Feb 2 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
May - September
May 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
£90
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£510
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
November - January
Nov 2 2015 - Jan 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£430
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£90
From
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£510
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Year Round Value on Rental Rates: » Any Day Arrival and Departure
Short Stays: » Our 3-night short stays are just long enough for a relaxing getaway.
Note: » Free Breakfast comes with a 4-night stay or more
RATES: » FOUR OR MORE NIGHTS? EMAIL FOR QUOTES
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Amenities

Amenities

County Antrim Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • High quality finishes; excellent shower; plenty of storage space for your personal items; high quality towels and face cloths provided. Bath mat, eated towel rail, rain shower over tub, high pressure pump provides excellent water pressure for the shower, large lighted mirror, counter space beside sink and cabinet below sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Super King
  • SuperKing bed with high quality bed linens and duvet. Built-in wardrobe, dressing table and mirror, full length mirror, TV. Get a great night's sleep in the comfortable bed. Extra blanket in the built-in wardrobe, just in case.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Easy access to shopping and tourist attractions. Rated Five Star by NI Tourist Board. Parking space is located at front of house and is lighted at night. A separate study with desk, chair, literature and books adjoins the living room. The kitchen includes french press and espresso maker with ground coffee ready and waiting. Prefer tea? No problem! You will find tea provided in a labeled jar beside the electric kettle. All dish and laundry soap, as well as paper products for your stay are provided for your convenience. Bus service passes cottage hourly in summer, every two hours in winter for easy access to shopping and tourist attractions. Bike rental with delivery and pick-up available. Ask for details. Convenient taxi service.
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