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The house is a delightful, bright and deceptively large family cottage beside the sea.The views are some of the best you'll see in Ireland with the house looking unimpeded across the sea to the Mull Of Kintyre and also to Maguire's golden strand. The house itself is ideal for families or for larger parties. There are 4 bedrooms, a living room, a lovely conservatory, 3 bathrooms,utility room and outside patio area which is ideal for barbecues on a summers evening,the patio area is complimented by a wonderful garden. The kitchen is very well laid out and has a gas cooker, dish washer, and a lovely Rayburn range.
A poorly presented property that was drab and poorly decorated .
The beds were of poor quality and old fashioned ,the en-suite shower cubicle was very tiny and the window blind was not operative .
There was a strong smell of heating oil each morning and only cleared when the window was opened .
Overall not worth the high rate that we paid and was poor value
There was no introductory booklet .
The location was great and the local spar shop was really good .
Our trip to Rathlin island was a brilliant experience and we would recommend this
Visited May 2022
Written May 23, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Canterbury, United Kingdom43 contributions
We chose Ballycastle for our first ever visit to northern Ireland and were not disappointed. The cottage is well situated just a step from the sea front, small supermarket and other shops. Parking is on the road outside the property but we never failed to get a space nearby. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable with a lovely conservatory where we ate and a garden with outside table and chairs although sadly the weather was not good enough for us to make use of it. Our only criticisms were a lack of name sign of Rose Cottage on the property making it difficult to find; instruction leaflets for appliances and TV would have been useful and we found the kitchen lacking in some items , also side tables and lights on both sides of the double beds.Just small things which would turn this property from good to excellent.
Visited June 2019
Written June 10, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
The accomodation is really good and so close to all amenites. We have stayed here twice a year for the last few years and wouldn't think of going anywhere else. Love it.
Visited October 2018
Written October 31, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Southampton, United Kingdom10 contributions
Myself & 3 other friends just had 4 night stay. Accommodation spacious and comfortable. Location great, by supermarket, coast, restaurants, take away, ferry terminal. Greeted by friendly owner’s rep. Would recommend.
Visited September 2018
Written September 24, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Bangor, United Kingdom4 contributions
We have stayed in Rose Cottage several times, and have enjoyed each visit.
Excellent facilities, great location and room for all the family.
Visited July 2018
Written July 17, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
homely and comfi.
the only downside of this holiday was the weather.we love the house .the beach is on the doorstep all the shops are nearby people are friendly and the house itself is big but so comfy its like a home from home+++++++++a great big thank you regards lynda.
Visited March 2018
Written April 11, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Killyleagh, United Kingdom54 contributions
Great location and spacious rooms
What a lovely to surprise when we arrived to see how much room we had at Rose Cottage.
A good sized and well equipped kitchen with a lovely conservatory that we used all the time backing onto the garden/yard
The location is right in the centre of Ballycastle meaning the kids could come and go as they pleased and the beach was a short walk away.
Beds are super comfy and the whole house has a relaxed atmosphere to it.
Visited August 2017
Written August 16, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Brisbane, Australia2 contributions
Home from Home
This perfectly situated seaside home made our holiday a great holiday.
I couldn't even begin to list all the things that was in this very clean well equipped home.
Looks small from the outside but a great surprise awaits you.
I would highly recommend this little gem and all my family that visited us during our stay have taken down all the details for Rose Cottage so they too can enjoy a holiday in Ballycastle.
Shops ,Pubs walks beach are all at your door step we live in Australia now but staying there made it feel like home.
Thank you Paul and Seamus both very easy to deal with great communication which really helps when you live overseas.
I wouldn't stay anywhere else now when i visit again after finding this beautiful wee cottage xx
Visited May 2017
Written June 5, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
loved the location
perfect location.ideal for everything local . we loved being in the middle of everything the house was comfortable .one week didnt seem enough.thank you paul for being such a lovely host .we will be back if you have us. regards lynda.
Visited April 2017
Written April 23, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Rose Cottage stay
We had a lovely break at Rose Cottage, location is perfect within a few minutes to the beach and park. The house was huge inside, plenty of room to have family come visit too. Will definitely be booking again for later in the year.
Visited April 2017
Written April 17, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
With some of the most breathtaking sights in Ireland, Northern Ireland offers so much from the stylish bars of Belfast to the Giant’s Causeway and Enniskillen Castle in Fermanagh. The Sperrin Mountains offer amazing hill walking and Mourne country is home to a variety of outdoor activities – everything from abseiling to canoeing.
Car not needed
How to get there
If coming from Belfast by car take the M2 north for approximately 30km to Antrim, then take the A26 for a further 30km to the right hand turn off onto the A44. Follow this road to Ballycastle for 20km. The house is at the sea front about 50m above Boyle's restaurant. If coming from Larne follow the coast road approx 60km north to Ballycastle.
Fishing NearbyGolf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins WalkHorse Riding NearbyThere Are Tennis Courts NearbyWatersports Nearby
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