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Braeside Farm House

(Ref. 1088516)

Cloughmills, County Antrim Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • stay (7)
  • hot tub (7)
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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Our best Christmas ever."

    Cottage is set in beautiful place with amazing views. You find everything you need in there. There is space for all of us to be together but also spacious enough for everyone to have some me time. Spa jacuzzi is a heaven. The owner is a handsome hard working guy who works around the clock on the farm but always shows up when you need him. The welcome basket with goodies and the 2 Christmas trees were lovely. We felt like returning to grannies to warm house full of love. We will definitely be back soon

    Reviewed by Katarina5.0Dec 2023

  • "We loved it."

    A quality, cosy, well equipped property in an ideal location for touring the area, particularly the amazing Antrim coast. Our host was a perfect host. Highly recommend. We will be returning as there is more to explore.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Nov 2023

  • "Fantastic cottage, loved our stay there and it was a perfect base for so many places."

    Drew was a great host, he is friendly and very helpful. We loved being so close to the farm with a wee visit from the puppy and the calves being in the next field. The views are amazing and the hot tub was a welcome addition. Plus a lovely welcome pack that included fresh scones and shortbread. We would go back in a heartbeat.

    Reviewed by Evonne4.7Sep 2023

  • "A real home from home not a contrived holiday cottage!"

    Drew was, or should I say is a great host. If we revisit NI we'll definitely stay there again. ideally located for all rural and city visits.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "Drew was very welcoming and we had a wonderful stay."

    The property had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Chloe5.0Aug 2023

  • "Amazing place with everything you need."

    A lovely spot and the property owner was friendly, helpful and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great cottage and well located for travelling all around Northern Ireland, with the Causeway Coast, Londonderry, the Antrim Hills, Lough Neagh and Belfast all within easy reach by car."

    The owner was super helpful and easy to contact, even went out of his way when we had hire car issues (thank you again!). Thank cottage suited all our needs and was very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2023

  • "Braeside is in a fantastic location, with ease of access to all the sights but far enough away from everything to be peaceful."

    The cottage was immaculate, had everything we could want for a lovely relaxing stay. On top of the fabulous cottage the owner is first rate, checked that everything was how we wanted and was brilliantly welcoming. It was a pleasure to stay there and I would recommend this to anyone who is thinking of travelling to Northern Ireland

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Positioned at the edge of the farm Braeside is a spacious cottage with lovely views of the surrounding countryside."

    The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable with three large bedrooms, a dining room, large kitchen, lounge and a sun room. It is ideally located for days out in Belfast or a trip north to the Giants Causeway. At the end of the day it was lovely to relax in the large hot tub.

    Reviewed by Steven4.4May 2023

  • "We had an amazing time at this property."

    The owner was friendly and accommodating. We wish we could have stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2023

  • "Myself and some girlfriends enjoyed a wonderful stay at Braeside Farmhouse."

    Drew was a wonderful host, who left a lovely welcome hamper for us and made sure we were comfortable. Braeside Farmhouse is very spacious, with wonderful views of the countryside. We loved being beside the farm. Hot tub was a wonderful addition. Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay."

    The house was spacious, clean & comfortable. It was in a great location with amazing views. We were so glad to have the games and books for us and the kids. The hot tub was a real treat was all of us. Only thing I would say is the advert for the house doesn't do justice to how spacious and lovely the property really is! It just was so lovely. Thank you! Owner, Drew was very friendly. Popped in at the start and at the end. Lovely welcome pack. We were absolutely delighted with our stay and can't wait to be back!

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Feb 2023

  • "Great accommodation & facilities, very clean & lovely views of countryside."

    I have no problem with recommending Braeside farm to friends & family.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay, everything we needed was supplied including a very generous welcome pack, host was excellent and we really enjoyed the hot tub."

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful house and the view!"

    Everything was perfect and everything you needed was there. Hot tub was lovely everynight to unwind after a day being out. Swing set and sandpit for kids to keep occupied too. Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by Cathal5.0Aug 2022

  • "We feel the listing doesn't do justice to the actual property as it is far beyond what we expected."

    The overall atmosphere provided us with a place to relax at the end of each day of our trip, which is a tremendous mental boost for the next day. The hot tub and surroundings calm one's body and mind, tlly was the best home away from home we could ask for. The property itself is far larger than the photos would have you assume, with well-separated areas that are all connecher so families have plenty of space to themselves under one roof. We never found ourselves feeling anything was lacking inside the home,lly is fully fitted with all the appliances and amenities, even those we didn't expect to find. The immediate area may be farmland, but the local town is less than 10 minutes drive, with just over 35 minutes to reach either Belfast City or the Coastal Area so it is far out enough to enjoy some tranquillity but still close enough to go take in some of the gorgeous sights of Northern Ireland. The owner is one of the friendliest gentlemen you could meet and only added to our enjoyment of the home. The next time we are visiting Northern Ireland again, we would be sure to check on the availability of this home again since the only thing we regretted about this trip was not staying for longer. All the best to the owner for the wonderful experience and memories!

    Reviewed by Man4.7Aug 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single, 1 x family room with king-size and single
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Conservatory
  • Central heating and gas fire
  • Oil range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Plenty of off-road parking
  • Garden with hot tub and garage
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.8 miles

The property

Nestled in the rolling Northern Irish fields of the quaint village Cloughmills is Braeside Farm House.

This charming bungalow sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms, making it the perfect location for a rural family retreat in Northern Ireland.

Pull up in front of the property where plenty of handy off-road parking awaits before walking into the large entrance and kicking off your shoes after a busy day exploring.

Head into the spacious sitting room where a gas fire creates a warm and homely atmosphere, snuggle up here on the sofa surrounded by your loved ones before thinking about dinner.

When stomachs start to rumble, a fully-equipped kitchen boasting an oil range cooker awaits for the designated chef of the group, here they can whip up a myriad of tasty meals that the whole family can enjoy together at the dining table with seating for everyone.

After dinner, unwind in the conservatory with a glass of wine while looking out over the luscious greenery that surrounds Braeside Farm House, or head out to the bubbling hot tub.

When sleep calls, head into any of the three bedrooms, there is a king-size room, a family room with king-size and single bed and a snug single room, all serviced by a sleek bathroom fitted with corner bath and walk-in shower.

Braeside Farm House lies in the small village of Cloughmills that is home to a handy shop, Millside Restaurant which serves Italian and British food as well as steaks and Patton’s Bar; both of these are ideal for the nights you don’t fancy cooking!

This property is also located close to the bustling towns of Ballymoney and Ballymena which both provide more vibrant nightlife, and chances to explore local history in Ballymoney Museum or the Mid-Antrim Museum.

Ballymena is also a popular shopping location as it is home to Fairhill shopping centre that boasts many high-street names, meaning there is something for everyone!

You could also take a day trip to Northern Ireland’s capital, Belfast a city steeped in history or culture, here you can visit the Titanic Museum, a sombre yet important exhibit, Ulster Museum which showcases 9000 years of Irish culture and history or Crumlin Road Gaol; children will also love visiting C S Lewis Square where they can see sculptures of their favourite characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Braeside Farm House is situated in an ideal location for both a rural family retreat or exploration of the history woven throughout Northern Ireland at any time of year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

About the location

CLOUGHMILLS

Ballymena 10.1 miles; Ballymoney 10.1 miles; Belfast 39.5 miles

Cloughmills is a quaint village in Northern Ireland that rests between Ballymoney and Ballymena. The village is known for its industrial heritage as it was once the site of an old linen mill that was fed by the Cloughwater river, which flowed through the southern end of the village. The village is home to Patton’s Bar and Millside Restaurant that provides a variety of British dishes, a perfect spot for the evenings that you don’t fancy cooking! The town of Ballymena is just a short drive away and is a famous shopping hub in Northern Ireland, home to Fairhill Shopping Centre which boasts a plethora of high street names; there really is something for everyone. You can also immerse yourself in the local history at Harryville Motte and Bailey and the breath-taking Galgorm Castle. Ballymoney is also nearby, you can visit the Ballymoney Museum and then enjoy a delicious meal at the popular Holestone bar and restaurant, or venture further afield to the vibrant capital of Belfast which is bursting at the seams with history; there is the Titanic Museum, Crumlin Road Gaol and the W5 science museum which has climbing, robot attractions and a variety of temporary exhibits. Belfast also has a myriad of bars and restaurants to choose from.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas