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The house is nestled under the cliffs with uninterrupted sea views.
Lounge with working fireplace overlooking garden and beach
The stream that runs down the side of the house flows onto the beach, it is a great place for little ones to play in warmer water.
Looking out to sea from the house. The owners have a separate apartment at the back of the house. We are nearby if needed but guests have complete privacy.
Horses training on the beach in the evening light.
Lounge
Dining room has overlooks the sea and has original marble fireplace
With doors are open between kitchen and dining a large space is created for social gatherings
Kitchen is equipped with top of the range appliances, doors open to dining room or can be closed to separate the spaces
Kitchen opens to a large utility area and level access side door
Pantry area with additional refridgertors and Belfast sink
Washing up area with dishwasher
Room 1 is at the top of the house, it has a double bed, 2 singles and 2 trundle beds. There is an en-suite wetroom, windows overlook the beach.
Room 2 is a mirror of room 1. Both have a double bed, 2 full size single beds and 2 trundle beds. The single beds can be made into sofas if you prefer to have a lounge space in the room.
Room 2
Room 3 has a double bed and a high loft bed (access available at adult discretion). It has an en-suite wetroom and windows overlooking the beach.
Room 3 looks over Downhill Beach
Room 4 overlooks the sea it has a double bed, set of bunks and en-suite wetroom
Room 5 looks down the beach from the side window. It has a double bed and a high single loft bed ( access available at adult discretion )with en-suite wetroom.
Room 5 showing optional access to high loft bed
Room 6 is a family room with a king size bed and a set of bunks for kids. It has bright south facing windows and an en-suite.
Room 7 is an accessible twin en-suite on the ground floor. It has an accessible en-suite wetroom, it's window faces the stream.
All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities
All bedrooms are en-suite.
Lounge with working fireplace overlooking garden and beach
The stream that runs down the side of the house flows onto the beach, it is a great place for little ones to play in warmer water.
Looking out to sea from the house. The owners have a separate apartment at the back of the house. We are nearby if needed but guests have complete privacy.
Horses training on the beach in the evening light.

Downhill Beachhouse, County Londonderry, N Ireland

8 - 24 7 Bed 24 Dining

Large beachfront Victorian house sleeping 24 near Coleraine, ideal for family gatherings and celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Downhill Beachhouse, County Londonderry, N Ireland, sleeps 8 - 24 in 7 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 7 bedrooms all with private bathrooms, free WiFi 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

Dog Friendly

We do not allow pets inside the house. Pets are allowed on the property.

Disabled Facilities

Level access though side kitchen door. Ground floor accessible twin en-suite bedroom. Level access throughout ground floor.

WiFi

Free WiFi internet access.

Kitchen

Self-catering kitchen facilities include 3 fridges, 1 freezer, oven, grill, microwave, 2 cookers, toasters, pots/pans & all dishes and cutlery.

Dining Room

Bay windows overlook the sea. Original working fireplace. Seats up to 24 at 4 family style tables. 2 high chairs available.

Sitting Room

Bay window, original working fireplace, leather sofas, large selection of games, books and toys.

TV and Music Facilities

High quality music system in sitting room: large speakers, amp with radio and ipod link. No television reception in Downhill!

Games Room

Wide variety of board games can be checked out from reception. There is not a designated games room apart from the main living room.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil fired central heating, double-glazed sash windows, original open fireplaces in sitting & dining rooms. A warm and cozy house in winter.

Bedrooms

7 bedrooms with private baths, 2 family rooms = double bed + 4 singles, 2 family rooms= double bed + 2 singles, 2 doubles + loft bed, 1 twin room.

Linen

All bed linen included.

Bathrooms

All bedrooms have private en-suite bathrooms.

Children's Facilities

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

Outdoor

The front garden has a lawn with picnic tables and BBQ.

Swimming Pool

Nearest swimming pools located 15min drive in the towns of Coleraine or Limavady.

Parking

Private parking.

Smoking

Non-smoking property.

Booking Information

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

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Downhill Beachhouse

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £5000
2 Night Weekend
From £1600
3 Night Weekend
From £2500
Midweek per night
From £750

Late Deals

December 2023 Late Deals

Weekend 1st-3rd or 8th - 10th two nights £1600

Christmas 2023

4 nights £3400

Location

On the A2 Causeway Coastal Route. Entrance to property is directly by entrance to Downhill Strand.

  • Ulsterbus route #134 between Coleraine and Limavady stops in Downhill on request.
  • Castlerock NIR train station on the Belfast-Londonderry line is 3km from Downhill.
  • 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.
  • 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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