WINNERS OF THE PRESTIGIOUS NORTHERN IRELAND TOURISM AWARDS 2016......
AS FEATURED IN 25 BEAUTIFUL HOMES NOVEMBER 2015
Number 1 Barn Lane is a stunning three-bed barn extension set in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and nestled in the Sperrin Mountains, overlooking Lough Foyle and the Donegal Hills.
Designed and owned by award-winning architects, this contemporary styled new property has three double/twin rooms and three bathroom/shower rooms over two floors.
The ground floor boasts a living and dining area, a fully equipped kitchen and separate utility room. A log burning stove and under floor heating throughout the ground floor makes the open plan space extremely cosy.
Set in private grounds on a family farm, the barn is the perfect base from which to explore the many attractions of the Ireland’s dramatic northern coastline.
Explore the highlights of the north coast:
The bustling seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart are within a 25-minute drive of the barn, with Portballintrae, Ballycastle and County Donegal all within reach.
The glorious beaches for which the North Coast is famed all offer great surfing, kite surfing and bodyboarding and are easily accessible.
Benone Beach, Mussenden Temple, Downhill Demesne, Hezlett House and the famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge are just some of the more local attractions (15-25 minutes drive away), while the magnificent Giants Causeway – a UNESCO World Heritage site - and its award-winning visitors centre is also a short drive.
The Roe Valley Country Park, offering salmon fishing and serene riverside walks through wooded glades, is just five minutes away.
For Irish whisky lovers, the world famous Bushmills distillery can be reached within half an hour.
Golfers will be spoilt for choice, with world class golf courses including Royal Portrush, Portstewart, Castlerock and Ballycastle all within reach.
Game of Thrones fans can walk in the footsteps of the Starks and Lannisters by visiting one of Causeway Coast and Glens filming locations. Scenes from Winterfell, Dragonstone, Pyke, The Stormlands and the King’s Road were all filmed here.
Further afield the capital city of Belfast is just over an hour away, making visits to the many theatres and award-winning restaurants, the Titanic Museum, W5 and the Ulster Museum all achievable.
Londonderry/Derry, a former Capital of Culture, with its famous walls and intriguing history, is a 45-minute drive.
For overseas visitors, Number 1 Barn Lane is well served by airports:
City of Londonderry Airport – 35 minutes
Belfast International Airport – 1 hour
Belfast City Airport – 1 hour 15 minutes
Number 1 Barn Lane is 5* Rated by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board
With a cosy log burning stove (a supply of logs will be provided) and full height windows providing magnificent views over the rolling countryside of County Donegal and Lough Foyle.
Comfortable seating area to accommodate 8-10 people, with 42 inch flat screen television including NOW TV (with access to Sky TV), DVD player and wireless MP3 music player.
The solid oak dining table easily accommodates eight and is situated in front of full height windows with uninterrupted views of the countryside.
The spacious, modern kitchen is very well equipped and includes a high-level integrated cooker, induction hob, dishwasher, coffee maker, built-in microwave and integrated fridge/freezer. It is also set in front of full height windows, so even the cook can appreciate the views!
Ground floor Utility Room/Bathroom:
Includes washing machine and tumble drier, walk-in shower, toilet and hand basin. Located at ground floor level this area is easily accessible to disabled visitors.
Bedroom 3/Ground Floor:
Ground floor bedroom with a double bed and an exposed original basalt stone wall. Stunning ceiling to floor windows allow visitors to appreciate the views of County Donegal and Lough Foyle whilst lying in the comfort of their bed!
There is plenty of hanging and storage space, with bedside lockers and lighting.
Master Bedroom with en suite/First Floor:
Situated on first floor level, the master bedroom boasts a contemporary styled four-poster and en suite shower room, hand basin and WC.
There is a wall-mounted television with integrated DVD player and ample hanging and storage space.
Bedroom 2/First Floor:
A zip and link bed can be set as either a super king-sized bed or two single beds. The room boasts a large window overlooking the rolling countryside. Hanging and storage space is available.
Includes a bath with hand shower, hand basin and WC.
Chill Out Zone:
The upstairs chill out zone is situated on the mezzanine overlooking the living area. It has seating, books, maps and DVDs.
There are two patio areas: the decked patio area has a table and seating for al fresco dining. The rear seating area catches the lovely afternoon sun.
The surrounding flowerbeds are imaginatively landscaped and there is a grassed area to the rear which can be used for camping (patrons only).
Parking for three vehicles
* Luxurious bedlinen, towels and toiletries are included
* Free Wi Fi throughout the building
* A welcome pack, including seasonal and locally produced goodies, is provided on arrival