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WELL PRESENTED SEMI-DET HOUSE IDEAL FOR RELAXING BREAK - SCENERY, GOLF, BEACH

Geoff and Hilda

Advertiser since 2012
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Speaks English
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Geoff and Hilda

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WELL PRESENTED SEMI-DET HOUSE IDEAL FOR RELAXING BREAK - SCENERY, GOLF, BEACH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in County Londonderry

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6

The property is a three bedroom semi-detached house. It is situated in the attractive town of Portstewart on the majestic north coast. The town has a picturesque harbour and promenade with a two-mile long beach. On the Promenade you will find a children play area, paddling pool and more. The house is off the main road , literally about a six minute/0.8km walk to the Promenade.

There is an open plan Living/Dining Area and a separate Kitchen downstairs, with two double and one single (with sturdy bunks) bedrooms upstairs. The living/dining area, hall and upstairs bedrooms all have wooden floors. The stairs and landing are carpeted. Outside there is a garage where you can hang your wet suits, store your surfboards, bicycles, etc. There is quite a large front side garden and enclosed side and rear gardens to keep the little ones safe. On the rear patio there is garden furniture (table and chairs). Fuel for the fire is also available in the coal-house. Wi-fi can be requested.

There are so many things to see and do in the area and beyond. Here are a few suggestions;

- Stroll down to the Promenade and peruse the shops

- Walk from the house, over the hill to the coastal path, the Strand, Barmouth or the Promenade and beyond.

- Play bowls, tennis, putting, golf or surf on Portstewart Strand Within a few miles there are Golf courses in Portstewart (3), Portrush (2), Bushmills and a 9 hole course between the two Ports.

- to the east visit Dunluce Castle, Bushmills Distillery, Giants Causeway, Carrick-a-rede rope Bridge and Ballycastle and Rathlin Island. (Bring your National Trust Card)

- to the west visit Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne for a walk.(One of the most photographed scenes in Ireland)

- Travel by train from Coleraine to Derry/Londonderry, one of Michael Palin’s Great Railway Journeys. Walk on the historic Derry walls.

- A ferry will take you from Magilligan to Greencastle in Donegal where you can go for a wonderful days drive round the Inishowen Peninsula.

- You must check out the Antrim Coast Road, described as 'one of the top 5 driving trips in the world'.

- A day trip to our capitol, Belfast, is only 1 hour 15 minutes away.

- In Portstewart there are many restaurants,or try Portrush for a change.

- The nearest Tourist Information Office is in Coleraine; the Library situated below the Townhall on the Promenade has a little information, the Library also has internet access, which is free to members or a small charge if not.

Golf Situated on the beautiful North Antrim Causeway coast is the host for the 2012 Irish Open Golf Championship, Royal Portrush Golf Club. Being 5 miles from Portstewart, it occupies a triangle of giant sandhills which present magnificent views in all directions. The hills of Donegal in the west, the Isle of Islay and Southern Hebrides in the north, with the Giant's Causeway and the Skerries in the east. The course is overlooked by the ruins of 13th century Dunluce Castle and this gives its name to Royal Portrush's famous Dunluce course. Royal Portrush Golf Club is on everyone's list of top golf courses in Ireland and is often included in lists of the top golf courses in the world. As Ryder Cup star Darren Clarke recently said 'Royal Portrush is now rated to be in the top 12 golf courses in the world and should, indeed, be number one.'' Portrush is also the Home of 2010 U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell.

Please Note: We respond promptly to all enquiries, usually within a few hours. If you do not receive a reply from us within 24 hrs we recommend you check your junk/spam mail box or telephone us. Thank you.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Geoff and Hilda (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Geoff and Hilda

I am a retired Civil Servant, and for most of my working life I was in the computer software and security business. I was born in Portstewart and lived there until I got married to Hilda in 1971,

when I moved to Belfast. Hilda trained and nursed in the RVH Belfast before and after we had 3 children. Hilda has now been a counsellor for the last 20 years. We have four grandchildren.

Why Geoff and Hilda chose County Londonderry

1 Seafield Park was Hilda's family home from 1966 after moving from Belfast. Two years later Hilda moved back to Belfast to train as a nurse in the RVH. We have owned the house from about 2001. It has been fully renovated and fitted out with high quality furnishings, kitchen appliances and units.

We try to ensure that the property in kept in 5 star condition, not only for our own use but to share with you, our guests.

What makes this house unique

We have 3 grown up children and 4 grandchildren. They have all spent many happy holidays in this house which is now fully equipped and modernised for present day living. The property is in a peaceful location yet very convenient to the beach, our promenade and all the magnificent scenery of the North Coast and Donegal. We have private parking and an enclosed back garden

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent home. Very clean and modern. Brilliant location within walking distance to town and lovely restaurants. Owners very helpful if you need anything and booking process very quick. Will stay again when in the area.
Apr 2014
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 33 holidaymaker reviews

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Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
average rating of 4.969697 based on 37 reviews
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Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

Great location, lovely home in quiet area

  • 5 out of 5
This house was superb. It more than catered for our needs and was within walking distance of Portstewart. There was even a lovely restaurant at the end of the road. The house was very clean and was one of the first things I noticed when we arrived. We quickly felt at home and did not have to figure anything out as all electrical appliances were left with clear operating instructions. It was also very child friendly and both kids felt at home in no time and loved their separate bedrooms. Our 3 year old still talks about 'the holiday home'!
  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

Excellent Location

  • 5 out of 5
We were very pleased with our stay at Portstewart, everything was as described and the owners instructions on operating the appliances and heating were easy to understand. The home lacked for nothing and we would recommend this home stay to anyone. The Pizza shop on the corner and bakery around the next are also worth visiting.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mick for taking the time to write your review. We are glad you found everything to your liking and thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased you were able to find some time to rest from your longer trips and renew your energy. We were delighted to welcome new Australian friends on your Northern Ireland leg of your European tour.
business
Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

Excellent

  • 5 out of 5
Geoff and Hilda provide a clean, comfortable and very well equipped house (including wi-fi) for holiday letting. it is conveniently located for the town (plenty of good coffee shops) and the picturesque sea front (5-10 mins) - whilst golf course and beach is just 20 mins walk or a very short drive away. Ideal for adults and children. We returned for a second time this summer and were not disappointed - high standards have been maintained. Highly recommended.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to see you back again this year Suzanne, Chris, Tom and Isabella. I know you have been coming to Porststewart now for 20 years and we are pleased that you have made our house your “Second Home”. Thank you for your comment re. setting the standard, we just try to meet all your needs and make you as comfortable as possible. We are glad you had a good fortnight. See you again next year!
business
Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

Outstanding!

  • 5 out of 5
We fully enjoyed our stay at Geoff and Hilda Home in Portstewart. The kitchen is very well equipped and all the extra details were much appreciated when going on holiday with young children. The highchair, the cot, the black out curtains ;) We highly recommend this vacation home. Town is walking distance and some great restos walking distance also. And thank Geoff for arranging so that I can pick up our things I left behind...you could tell I didnt want to leave :)Natalie and Glenn from Montreal Canada.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sometimes when we have visitors from abroad, we are never sure what they might expect. So we are very pleased to hear Natalie and Glenn that you found everything to your liking. The blackout curtains do work quite well don't they? If you are passing this part of the world again you will be most welcome. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
business
Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

Brilliant in every way!

  • 5 out of 5
Quiet location within easy reach of the shops & beach. Managed to fit three motorbikes in the garage - even a hosepipe and buckets for us to clean them with! House was spotless with everything we needed from towels to washing up liquid (which we replaced as we are like that!) A comfy stay which I couldn't fault. Even the neighbours came out to have a chat when we were cleaning the bikes - how friendly is that!
Would highly recommend!
  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Pete for taking the time out to write a review of your stay. We try to cater for all kinds of holiday maker, so we are pleased to learn that we have catered well for five experienced bikers. Yes we are blessed with having such good and friendly neighbors. Thank you for replacing consumables and for being such good guests, best ever. Looking forward to seeing you again sometime in the future.
business
Well presented Semi-det House ideal for relaxing break - Scenery, Golf, Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p895810
+44 -7854049828
County Londonderry Northern Ireland
5

A perfect house for a family break.

  • 5 out of 5
A lovely bright home that is comfortable, well presented and very clean. The living area is a good size and the open fire is an added bonus. It is well equipped for kids including a high chair, books & toys. And Wifi is included! The house is also in a great location close to the beach, shops and promenade. We hope to b back!
  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carla thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are pleased you found our home to your liking. I agree that our home is situated very well for easy walking access to promenade with children's play area and the beautiful sandy beach and rock pools by the seashore.
I hope Trevor enjoyed his 'Land Surfing', a great time of the year to do it when the beach is quiet. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
76 Kilometres
Belfast International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
The Anchor Inn
Nearest Ferry
93 Kilometres
Belfast
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Portstewart Golf Club
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Coleraine
Nearest Motorway
44 Kilometres
M2 Junction 12
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
The Anchor Inn
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Portstewart Strand (Blue Flag)
Car: not necessary

Portstewart is a quite, sedate resort, with a picturesque harbour and promenade and to the west is the sweeping two-mile stretch of Portstewart Strand. Great golf courses including Royal Portrush which was the venue for Irish Open 2012. Travel east and within 20 minutes you can visit Dunluce Castle, Bushmills Distillery, Giant's Causeway. Travel a little further see Carrig-a-rede ropebridge and Ballycastle and a little boat trip to Rathlin Island and do a spot of Bird Watching. Portstewart has wonderful coastal walks to Blue Flag beaches, swim, surf or lie in the dunes and soak up the sun. If you want to play, there is Tennis, Bowls, Putting, Sea Fishing trips from the local harbour, surfing on Portstewart Strand or for a change try Portrush and of course Championship Golf courses in Portstewart and Portrush. Go west to Derry / Londonderry (was UK City of Culture 2013, about 1hr. drive) and Co.Donegal for more magnificent scenery. Come during May for the International North West 200 Motor Cycle Race Week; July for the N.I. Milk Cup football Tournament and 'Keswick at Portstewart'; September for the N.I. International Air Show. These are just a few of the highlights. Remember each season gives a different experience.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Mid Season
30 Aug 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£490
£1,200
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2014 - 3 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£390
£1,200
 
 
Easter
4 Apr 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Mid Season
11 Apr 2015 - 8 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£490
£1,500
 
 
NW200
9 May 2015 - 16 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Mid Season
17 May 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
£1,500
 
 
High Season
27 Jun 2015 - 4 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
£1,900
 
 
Mid Season
5 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£490
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£490
£1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes A weekend night refers to a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
A 30% deposit is required to confirm the booking. The remaining balance must be paid 8 weeks before rental commences.
There is a £200 damage deposit payable with the remaining balance. This will be returned within 14 days of departure.
Cancellation Policy: Dep. and balance will be re-paid in full if the property can be re-booked.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has an electric shower in the bath and a small bathroom cabinet. Toilet step for small children.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - Sturdy Bunk Bed and Travel Cot
  • In each bedroom there is a built-in wardrobe and a four drawer chest. The double bedrooms have two 3-drawer bedside cabinets. There are two chairs in each room for your convenience. there is a radio in the double bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The hob in the kitchen is a four ring gas hob. The music available is a small number CD's of different genres of music, a number of DVD's are also available. Elderly are of course very welcome, however you will have to consider that all bedrooms are upstairs.

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