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Beautiful cottage on the Causeway coast.

Bedrooms 2
Space 312 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Four room simplicity, a proper relaxing holiday in a very pretty cottage.

Rope Bridge Cottage, Ballintoy, Causeway Coast

Named after the famous Salmon fishing rope bridge that carried generations of fishing men to their nets on an island rock just outside Ballintoy village. Rope Bridge Cottage is a beautiful, petite 2 bedroom cottage. Built into the walls of the old Castle grounds Rope Bridge is the perfect holiday hideaway.

Causeway coast hide-a-way, traditional cottage on the North Coast of Ireland

Traditional Irish country cottage, petite and very chic, hidden on the beautiful causeway coast close to the Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Royal Portrush Golf Club and the Carrick a Rede rope bridge. Secluded and close to miles of beautiful National Trust sea shore walks. Sea Fishing trips where the Irish Sea and the Atlantic meet offer great fun days and fresh water salmon fishing on the Bush river are available by arrangement. Visit Rathlin Island to see one of the most important sea bird nesting areas in western Europe. Rent fast sea going RIBS in Ballycastle to tour this magnificent coastline. See the Giants Causeway from the sea or visit Robert the Bruce's cave on Rathlin the choices are endless. Call into Europe's 1st kelp farm, licenced by Royal warrant to farm on the sea bed, 3 species of kelp for human consumption. From your base in Ballintoy self-catering will be a pleasure, fresh fish off the small boats fishing these waters and good restaurants in abundance.

More Details

Clem & Jayne FitzGerald
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Swedish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Clem & Jayne FitzGerald

We have travelled a lot and really enjoy setting up the cottage for our guests. Holiday time is valuable precious time we take hosting seriously. We understand the expectations of a family on holiday and do all we can to create a comfortable and relaxing environment.

Clem & Jayne FitzGerald purchased this cottage in 2016

Why Clem & Jayne FitzGerald chose Ballycastle

Its truly a good place to be. To chill out, relax and forget all the things needing done at home. You really feel on holiday.

What makes this cottage unique

Peace and quiet, no internet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A perfect weekend, coastal walks by day and evenings by a hot log stove in a perfect little cosy cottage.
Feb 2018
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Ballycastle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 312 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , BUNKS
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful cottage on the Causeway coast.
average rating of 4.6 based on 7 reviews

Wonderful location and ideal cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rope Bridge cottage was super - perfect for a couple or family to explore a beautiful part of the world.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Some good and some bad

  • 3 of 5

Good points: Located in a quiet position on the Causeway Coast and Ulster Way. Good, clean and ample accommodation for 2 people equipped with most things that you would need.

Bad points: Had problems with communicating with the owner and it took 3 calls to the HomeAway Help Centre to get through. Whilst there is an O2 personal hotspot in the property, which was able to see my laptop, it was only able to connect to the internet for ~10 secs. before disconnecting. On asking the owner (Clem) he informed me that the cottages had never had an internet connection, but was not worried that the website listed it as having one. Space would be very tight for 4 people.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Delightful! The perfect location. A real gem! Thank

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a great experience! The Cottage is in the perfect location, charming and clean! It had everything we needed and more. The perfect place for a longer get away and we wish we could have stayed longer! The house was accurately described. Loved having the washer dryer. The host was acessible and left us with great recommendations for dining, etc. Our family of three was quite comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic really cosy highly recommend a stay here and the Red Door restaurant is about 100 metres a

  • 5 of 5

As above

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing, eveyerthing was well presented and very confortable. Great location, absolutley beautiful

  • 5 of 5

What a unique little cottage. Great care has been taken in the presentation and everything seems to have been thought of. The area is beautiful, endless great walks and very good restaurants but you do need a car. Its about 10 minutes to Ballycastle and for restaurants 15 minutes to Bushmills. Must come back again to visit Rathlin Island, there is a day return trip to the island.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback from our 1st guest in the refurbished cottage, always appreciate your comments to help us keep the standard high.
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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
A must visit experience, used to be very scary its now not so nail biting but still very hig...
Ballintoy Harbour
Amazing you could spend your whole holiday exploring and relaxing just at the harbour. Its a...
Giant's Causeway
World Heritage site worth a visit especially if you take time to explore the area.
Rathlin Island
Great for a day trip, bird nesting sites, seals, great walks, light houses, cafes and stunni...
Portrush Whiterocks Beach
Great beach with life guards on the west and east ends of the beach. beautiful at either end...
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Belfast International & George Best City Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Larne or Belfast
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Bush Foot
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
The Red Door
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ballintoy Harbour
Car: recommended

We have a lot of information in our e-welcome pack which we can send you.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20.97
Cleaning fee $48.93

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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