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the beautiful restored Linen Mill, Kells, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland

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kitchen with multi fuel stove. Woodland  garden and river views
4th Bedroom with WHB 2nd floor
1 of 23kitchen with multi fuel stove. Woodland garden and river views
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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No hen or stag groups. Strictly 8 guests maximum at any time. No parties/functions. We are friendly and open people who love to meet guests and hear all about them. At the same time, are happy for guests to be left alone to enjoy their surroundings. We welcome our guests with open arms but do not want to meet their friends and family here. If you need to have visitors please ask permission at the time of booking. It is very quiet and private here; we and our guests value this. Old restored mill with waterwheel and other charming characteristics. The three level property is nestled in a wooded area with river view and an abundance of wildlife. There are four double bedrooms, including one four-poster super-kingsized bed. The house has a large living room, wood burning fireplace comple...No hen or stag groups. Strictly 8 guests maximum at any time. No parties/functions. We are friendly and open people who love to meet guests and hear all about them. At the same time, are happy for guests to be left alone to enjoy their surroundings. We welcome our guests with open arms but do not want to meet their friends and family here. If you need to have visitors please ask permission at the time of booking. It is very quiet and private here; we and our guests value this. Old restored mill with waterwheel and other charming characteristics. The three level property is nestled in a wooded area with river view and an abundance of wildlife. There are four double bedrooms, including one four-poster super-kingsized bed. The house has a large living room, wood burning fireplace completed with two mounted stags heads. In the kitchen you will find a table that comfortably seats 8 people and all the appliances you will need to cater for the family. Guests have full access to the property, it's contents and the car parking area. Guests have full uninterrupted use of the mill house. Should you need any assistance family are located onsite in the neighbouring house. This is a perfect base for new, or revisiting guests to Northern Ireland. Located only 10 minutes from Galgorm Spa Resort, 20 minutes from Belfast International Airport', 40 minutes from Belfast George Best Airport, or 30 minutes from both Sea Ports you'll have no trouble getting here. Equally, once here you will have no issues getting to Belfast City Centre, City of Derry or The Giants Causeway, Galgorm Spa Resort and Seamus Heaney's, The Homeplace. If you are considering a golf holiday, Royal Portrush and Royal County Down ( Links) Belvoir Park & Malone and Holywood (Parkland) are just some of the many fantastic golf courses in N.Ireland. Free parking onsite. 20 minutes from nearest airport 30 minutes from nearest seaport 2 minutes from nearest village 7 minutes from nearest town, 30 minutes to Belfast. N.B. Children to be supervised outdoors because of the proximity to the river and waterwheel. The house is heated by oil central heating and from October to March, the fire in the sitting room will be set/ or lit for you and there will be enough wood in the log basket for your first day. More fuel can be bought at the petrol station, in Kells village. No hen or stag groups. Strictly 8 guests maximum at any time. No parties or functions. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We welcome our guests with open arms but not their guests, unless requested at the time of booking. If you do have guests, you, and they may be asked to vaccate the property immediately. Please leave room for other people in the yard to manoeuvre their vehicles. Please drive carefully - children and dogs are not far away. Small well behaved dogs welcome. No parties/functions. Please leave the cooker top clean and try to organise waste conscientiously. Above all, enjoy your stay.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Alex M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

This house indeed was a wonderful find for my family and grandkids and we will share these memories for years to come. Our every needs were thought of and the kids entertained themselves all day long outside in the fabulous gardens.So many places to visit...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank magsnicholl
Reviewed July 2, 2019

All the reviews of this place suggest it is outstanding and I readily agree! The setting was perfect for us to stay as an extended family, attend a wedding locally, visit friends and strike out for some sightseeing. Although in a wonderfully secluded and green...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank LMBUk
Kathryn898434, VR Owner at the beautiful restored Linen Mill, Kells, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you Linda for such a detailed and glowing review. I am so pleased you enjoyed staying at the mill. It was a pleasure to have your family here. A huge thank you for respecting the space and taking such good care of the house....More

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Reviewed May 4, 2019

(For English see below) Wir haben in der Mühle wunderschöne und erholsame 5 Tage verbracht. Es handelt sich um ein sehr schön restauriertes altes Mühlengebäude mit viel Platz und einem urigen Garten. Die Lage ist sehr ruhig aber trotzdem perfekt, um sowohl Belfast als auch...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank jpadler
Kathryn898434, VR Owner at the beautiful restored Linen Mill, Kells, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. I loved meeting you all and am delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Cannot rate my stay high enough! Beautiful and luxurious restored linen mill - stayed here with my family the night before my wedding and had a relaxing morning getting ready with my bridesmaids - the setting just made it so perfect. I was concerned about...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank CherithC3
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful accommodations for a family holiday. The owner was so helpful and gracious. We all enjoyed every moment at the Mill.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jason S
Kathryn898434, VR Owner at the beautiful restored Linen Mill, Kells, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Thank you Jason for taking the time to leave a review of your stay at Kellswater Mill. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. It was my pleasure to meet you all and be part of your Irish adventure.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Playground
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Yard
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
This is a perfect base for new or revisiting guests to Northern Ireland. Located only 20 minutes from Belfast International Airport, 40 minutes from Belfast George Best Airport, or 30 minutes from both Sea Ports you'll have no trouble getting here. Equally, once here you will have no issues getting to Belfast City Centre, City of Derry or The Giants Causeway. If you are considering a golf holiday, Royal Portrush and Royal County Down,( Links) Belvoir Park & Malone, Galgorm and Holywood (Parkland) are just some of the many fantastic golf courses in N.Ireland Free parking onsite. 20 minutes from nearest airport 30 minutes from nearest seaport 2 minutes from nearest village 10 minutes from nearest town 35 minutes to Belfast. Guest Access Guests will have full, but shared acce...
Getting around
It is advisable to have your own transport. However, there have been several groups who have used the local village taxi firm, Cabs r us. They have an 8 seater minibus and are very obliging, taking people to the North Antrim Coast and Giant's Causeway and Belfast etc.
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