Downhill Beachhouse, County Londonderry

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Sleeps
18-32
Bedrooms
9
Dining
26
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2500
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 900
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1350
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 400
Property Type: 
House
Large beachfront Victorian house sleeping up to 32 near Coleraine, ideal for family gatherings and celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Downhill Beachhouse, County Londonderry, sleeps 18-32 in 9 bedrooms.

Downhill Beachhouse, aka Glenhassan Hall looks directly onto the famous Downhill Beach bordering the National Trust's Downhill Demense Estate and Mussenden Temple near the Giant's Causeway Northern Ireland. The property has been sensitively restored with Victorian architectural detail, heritage interiors and original fireplaces.

The property has 9 bedrooms (2 en suite) free Wi-Fi and free internet terminal, reading nook, living and dining rooms with working original fireplaces, modern kitchen and utility rooms. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming especially suited to enjoying the beach in summer and cosy warmth in the winter.

The house is decorated throughout with local and original art work. The Beachhouse is owned by a professional potter with a working ceramics studio on-site. Art classes can be facilitated for groups covering a range of topics from fun and friendly pottery painting, traditional craft sessions in paper-making, mosaics or pottery techniques, and adventurous workshops in Raku ceramics or paper-clay sculpture.

Children are welcome, facilities for young guests include, high chairs, travel cots, walkers, baby monitor, books and toys.

With our blue-flag beach on the doorstep water sports are popular with guests. The waves are good for beginning surfers, body boarders, and swimmers of all ages. We rent wetsuits, body boards, surfboards and arrange surf lessons and coasteering outings for guests.

The front lawn is equipped with picnic tables and suitable for barbecues and outdoor games.

Downhill Beachhouse is situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Causeway Coastal Route near the Giant's Causeway (UNESCO World Heritage Site). The villa's property fronts on to the Downhill beach entrance and backs onto a National Trust Estate.

Facilities

Self-catering kitchen facilities include 4 fridges, 1 freezer, oven, grill, microwave, 2 cookers, toasters, pots/pans & all dishes and cutlery for 32.
Bay windows overlook the sea. Original working fireplace. Seats up to 26 at 4 family style tables. 2 highchairs available
Bay window, original working fireplace, leather sofas, large selection of games, books and toys.
High quality music system in sitting room: large speakers, amp with radio and ipod link. No television reception in Downhill!
Pay phone available, free WIFI internet access and internet terminal.
Wide variety of board games can be checked out from reception. There is not a designated games room apart from the main living room.
Oil fired central heating, double-glazed sash windows, original open fireplaces in sitting & dining rooms. A warm and cozy house in winter.
9 total. 6 doubles (1 en-suite), all can sleep up to 4 inc. 2 single beds if needed. 1 x 4 bed room (accessible en-suite), 2 x 7 bed dorm style rooms.
All bed linen included.
7 toilets, 6 showers. 2 rooms en-suite, toilet on top floor separate men's and women's washing facilities on mezzanine level inc. 4 toilets/showers.
Level access though side door. Accessible kitchen section, one ground floor accessible en-suite bedroom. Level access throughout ground floor.
Children are welcome, facilities for young guests include, high chairs, travel cots, walkers, baby monitor, books and toys.
The front garden has a lawn with picnic tables suitable for barbecue or games.
Nearest Swimming pools located 15min drive in the towns of Coleraine or Limavady
Private parking.
Non-smoking property.
We do not allow pets inside the house. Pets are allowed on the property.

Location

On the A2 Causeway Coastal Route. Entrance to property is directly by entrance to Downhill Strand.
Castlerock is our nearest village, 3km away. Coleraine is a large town 10 minutes drive from Downhill.
3 km towards village of Castlerock.
In nearby Castlerock village there are 2 pubs, one serving food, fish & chips, a tea room, bakery, and gourmet cafe serving local produce.

Booking Information

Price for exclusive use bookings from £400 - £600 per night depending on season and length of stay.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

12 Mussenden Road
Downhill
Castlerock
Ireland
Castlerock NIR train station on the Belfast-Londonderry line is 3km from Downhill.
Ulsterbus route #134 between Coleraine and Limavady stops in Downhill on request.
City of Derry (LDY) 35 minutes by car. Belfast International (BFS) 1 hour by car, Belfast City Airport (BHD) 1 hour 15 min.

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Downhill Beachhouse, County Londonderry
18-32
9
26

William or McCall Gilfillan

+44 (0)2870 849 077
12 Mussenden Road
Downhill
Castlerock
Ireland