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The Barn at BallyCairn Self Catering Cottage Causeway Coastal Route

Entrance to The Barn. A beautifully restored field stone cottage set in a picturesque rural setting.
8 reviews
Entrance to The Barn. A beautifully restored field stone cottage set in a picturesque rural setting.
Front View of Barn.
Front of Barn March 2017.
Barn Viewed from Parking Area with Knockdhu Hill in the background.
Traditional stone Barn, constructed using field stone. Front door entrance.
Spacious and Secure Car Parking.
Secluded rear patio for relaxation and BBQs.
In summer months, the little herb and vegetables bed  for guests' use in cooking.
Painting Illustrating how barn looked before renovations completed in June 2016.
Spacious Living Area
Living Room Corner.
Selection of Board Games in the Living Room.
Living Area as viewed from Kitchen.
View from Living Room to Secluded Patio Area
Selection of Books Available.
Information Corner with leaflets on Places of Interest.
Staircase to First Floor.
Modern Country Style Kitchen with View of Irish Sea.
Cooking Area in Kitchen.
Downstairs Toilet.
View from Kitchen into Living Room.
View of Stairs from First Floor Landing.
View from Upstairs Landing Window. Quiet Seated Reading Corner.
Upstairs Hallway with Mezzanine.
Double Bedroom with views of Irish Sea and Garden.
View of Antrim Hills from Double Bedroom.
Double Bunk Room.
View of Garden and Sea from Double Room Bunkroom Bedrooms.
Upstairs Bathroom with Electric Shower, Wash Basin and WC.
Hand Made Ceramic Tile Feature of Washbasin in the Bathroom.
Master Bedroom with Views of the Irish Sea and Farmland.
Ballygally Head and Beach 1km
Panoramic View of Beautiful Ballygally Beach 1km
The Meeting House Pub (aka 'Matties') 1km from the cottage. Live Traditional Music Thursday Evenings
Rambling on the Antrim Hills 3km
GoT® 'Lands of The North' 3km from the Cottage.
Carnfunnock Country Park 3km from Cottage.
Maze at Carnfunnock Country Park 3km
Cairndhu Golf Club 3km
Glenarm Castle, Tearooms and Gardens 12km
Black House Lighthouse 22km
Steam Train Museum at Whitehead 22km
Anglo Norman Castle at Carrickfergus 25km
Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast 40km
Waterfalls at Glenariff Forest Park 37km
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge 64km
GoT® 'The Dark Hedges'  69km
Dunluce Castle 83km
Beachcomb at Whitepark Bay 83km
The Giant's Causeway 87km
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Barn -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Ballygally, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
This Self Catering holiday cottage is a beautifully restored traditional stone Barn, opened in July 2016, equipped with all the modern conveniences needed to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable, the perfect place to relax, unwind and an excellent base for exploring Northern Ireland.

The accomodation consists:
1 x large fully equipped kitchen
1x toilet
1 x spacious living room with two sofas, two easy chairs, TV, electric fire, extensive selection of books and boardgames

1 x bedbroom with double bed
1 x family bedroom with king bed and full sized cot for a baby or young infant
1 x bunk bedroom with two bunk beds
1 x bathroom withj toilet, wash basin and electric shower

There is free Wi-Fi connection and oil fired central heating throughout the cottage. Child safety gates are available for the top and bottom o...
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Listing #HL8652162
About the Owner
Johnny M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The owners Johnny and Dee live in their home just behind the cottage. They are available and very happy to assiist guests in any way to make their stay as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, by: - Recommending places to eat, including where to find traditional music sessions - Advising on local amenities, facilities and places of interest - Providing maps, information and help in planning sightseeing day trips in Co Antrim, Causeway Coastal Route and other places of interest in Northern Ireland - Setting up outdoor BBQ facilities
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without a doubt, one beautiful place to stay. The cottage itself is very comfortable with all the amenities needed for self catering. The wecome basket was a lovely touch on arrival. Breathtaking views and beautiful grounds, above all Johnny and Dee are the greatest hosts....More

Thank Pauline M
Johnny M, VR Owner at The Barn at BallyCairn Self Catering Cottage Causeway Coastal Route, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our sincere thanks for your wonderful review and top rating awarded for your stay in The Barn @ BallyCairn. Dee and I are delighted that you so enjoyed your time here and we greatly appreciate your compliments regarding our hospitality, the comfort and amenities of...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

What a lovely, immaculate, and comfortable house this was! The Antrim coast is glorious countryside, and this residence, built up from the stone ruins of a former barn and situated on the grounds of a B&B, is an ideal base from which to explore it....More

Thank Sudipbose
Johnny M, VR Owner at The Barn at BallyCairn Self Catering Cottage Causeway Coastal Route, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Sudip and Elaine, Our sincere thanks for your warm, heartfelt and most eloquent review in respect of your trip to a Northern Irelnd, staying in the Barn @ BallyCairn. Dee and I greatly appreciate your comments and compliments regarding the welcome basket, the barn’s...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful barn , beautiful location and beautiful people . My daughter got married at the bottom of the road at bally gally castle . The whole week was perfect from start to finish and I can’t thank Johnny and Dee enough for making us feel...More

Thank Superdad1964
Johnny M, VR Owner at The Barn at BallyCairn Self Catering Cottage Causeway Coastal Route, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay in the Barn @ BallyCairn. We greatly appreciate the full star rating, your affirming compliments regarding the standard of the accomodation, the scenic rural location over looking the Irish Sea, our hospitality and the welcome brownies!...More

  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Bunk
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 120
GBP 125
GBP 675
1 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
3 nights
GBP 100
GBP 105
GBP 650
1 Oct 2018 -
25 Oct 2018
3 nights
GBP 90
GBP 95
GBP 575
26 Oct 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
3 nights
GBP 110
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$262 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is located 1km from Ballygally village on The Causeway Coastal Route in an idyllic rural setting. Arriving at the cottage there is a sense of 'stepping back in time'. The surrounding farmland and gardens provide a peaceful haven and the panoramic views of The Irish Sea, Scottish Coastline and Antrim Hills are breath-taking.
Nearby attractions and places of interest include:
- The Meeting House pub (aka 'Matties' less than 1km. Traditional Irish pub
with its quaint interior, good food and traditional music sessions on
Thursday evenings
- The Armada Tree in the graveyard of St Patrick's Church. Local
legend dates it back to 1588 and sinking of La Girona.
- Picturesque Ballygally Beach 1km
- Game of Thrones Door 1km
Getting around
The town of Larne and Larne Port are 8km from the cottage - 10 minutes by car.
From Larne the train and bus stations provide regular services to Belfast and other . Both stations have car parking available.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast international: 32.0 km
Railway: Larne Train Station: 8.0 km
Ferry: Larne Harbour: 8.0 km
Travelling from Dublin, follow signs for The North / Belfast

Arriving in Belfast or travelling from Belfast:
- Follow the road signs to The North / International Airport and A8 Larne
- Exit at Junction 4 onto the Sandyknowes Roundabout, stay in the middle lane at the traffic lights and follow A8 route towards Larne
-Travel 23.5km
- At the Millbrook Roundabout take first exit and follow the signs to Cairncastle, approximately 7km
- Arriving in Cairncastle village, at the Meeting House pub turn right onto
the Cairncastle Road
- about 0.5km down the road turn left onto the lane opposite a cream
farmhouse on the right
- Go to the grey house behind the stone cottage where Johnny or Dee will
greet you and show you round the cottage
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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