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The Barn @ BallyCairn

Ballygally, County Antrim (Ref. 979436)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile

Ballycairn Accommodations

Overlooking the Irish Sea and offering glimpses towards Scotland, the BallyCairn accomodations are the perfect place to base an escape with friends or family to explore the coastal delights of Northern Ireland. Made up of The Barn @ BallyCairn and BallyCairn Studio, these two characterful accommodations sleep a total of eight guests, so everyone can come along on your action-packed adventure. The location of the properties is wonderful for those seeking an idyll, with views over the sea, the views from your windows will remind you of the excitement to come each morning on a fun-filled break. Gather together in the sitting room of the main cottage and cosy up around the electric fire as you plan your adventures and enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal, or separate into your own dwellings, both with their own patio areas with barbecues for you to make the most of the pleasant weather in the summer months. Head into the centre of the local village, Ballygally, to find all the amenities you could need at hand; with a Spar shop and post office where you can collect fresh ingredients for a home-cooked dish, as well as a pub and hotel serving refreshing beverages and good food, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to mealtimes. Be sure to explore the history of the area too, with O'Halloran's Castle ruins once being home to a poet by the name of Agnew and Ballygally Castle presenting an example of a Scottish baronial house, there's plenty to explore here when you're not soaking up the views from Ballygally Head or roaming the sands of the village's beach. Enjoy a game of golf at the nearby Cairndhu Golf Club, or take a trip into the capital of Belfast for a wider selection of amenities including a wide variety of eateries to indulge in, an opera house, theatre, museums and even more history to unravel. Ballymena and Coleraine make great daytrips for some retail therapy, or simply soak in your surroundings from the delights which are the BallyCairn accommodations.

The property

The Barn @ BallyCairn is an extremely scenic cottage from which to base a retreat with friends and family to Northern Ireland to explore the world famous Causeway Coastal Route.

A homely abode boasting character and welcoming charm, it's a true gem of a coastal cottage.

Step through the inviting red painted door of this stone-built dwelling and enter into the kitchen/diner, observing the good range of appliances in this contemporary-styled room as you take a seat at the impressive table, seating the whole group.

Up three steps you can find the sitting room, with the electric fire warming the room, it makes a wonderfully tranquil spot to play a board game or get lost in the television with your loved ones amidst.

Moving onto the first floor you will find the three impressive bedrooms, made up of a double, bunk bedroom, along with the master king-size tucked away down a couple of steps, these bright and airy bedrooms offer the whole group a snug spot to retreat to.

To the rear of the property you can find the enclosed garden; light up the barbecue and indulge in some alfresco dining, with the seascapes making the perfect backdrop to any occasion.

The Barn @ BallyCairn is a true delight of a dwelling for exploring Northern Ireland, in the particular the Glens Of Antrim and the Causeway Coastal Route.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1038390, together sleeping eight people.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double and 1 x bunk beds
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear patio and lawn with furniture and charcoal barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: There are three steps up into the sitting area and three steps down into the king-size bedroom, please take care

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About the location


Ballymena 22.5 miles; Belfast 25.4 miles

Ballygally is a village and holiday resort resting in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Also a townland of 769 acres, situated within the civil parish of Cairncastle and the historic barony of Glenarm Upper, it makes a wonderful base for those wishing to explore a vibrant atmosphere in Ireland. The town itself offers a wide selection of attractions to explore, including the picturesque Ballygally Head, making the perfect place for a leisurely stroll along the shores, O'Halloran's Castle ruins, renowned to be home to a poet name Agnew in the past, the equally as impressive Ballygally Castle, presenting its visitors with a classic example of a Scottish baronial house, a sandy beach to explore and Ballygally Hall where you can get involved with the local spirit. For a relaxed day, the village's golf course is the ideal spot to surround yourself with countryside scenery, or take a ramble through Carnfunnock Country Park. The village also benefits from a Spar shop and post office where you can stock up on the essentials, as well as a traditional Irish pub and hotel where you can indulge in a beverage or two accompanied by delicious food. A scenic car journey will bring you along the Causeway Coastal Route and the gateway to the Glens of Antrim. Ballymena the eight largest town in Northern Ireland, here you can explore the People's Park, enrich yourself in history at the Mid-Antrim Museum with its 400-seat theatre, settled within a breath-taking, glass-fronted, contemporary building, or simply treat yourself to a day of retail therapy in the many shops filled with shops and eateries to end your day in. Be sure to take a trip to the capital of Belfast to explore the wide range of attractions and amenities, including the Titanic Museum, theatre, opera and more, or head to the Giant's Causeway and nearby Coleraine and walk amongst its pretty River Bann and marina. Surrounded by excitement at any time of year, the village of Ballygally is a true wonder of a village to base your next retreat to Northern Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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