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Deluxe Cottage for Two at The Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Bushmills - Ruby Stove Cottage

Great location for extended stay or short break in 5 star comfort

Explore by day, relax by night! With easy access to 20 miles of scenic coastline, you can explore the stunning North Antrim coast, and come home to a luxury cottage perfect for two. Enjoy a comfortable seat by the fire, and in the morning, rise whenever you like. Visit the Giants Causeway World Heritage Site, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, the Old Bushmills Distillery. Or pack a picnic lunch and roam the sand hills overlooking the sea. In summer, ride the historic tram into Bushmills.

Enjoy freeview TV, pop a DVD or CD into the Blue Ray player, and fix your favorite snack. Bring your laptop along so you can check your email and update your Facebook with pictures from your day using the wireless broadband.

This 150-plus year-old stone cottage was my grandfather's home. It has been fully renovated, and the original 2 large rooms now form living room, a bedroom, and study. This 5 star, one-bedroom cottage is suitable for honeymoons, romantic getaways, or a personal retreat.

Golf By The Sea: Enjoy the five 18-hole and three 9-hole golf courses within 12 miles of Ruby Stove Cottage.

Bushmills - Bushfoot Golf Club (by the Sea) - 3 miles West

9 holes

Portrush - Royal Portrush Golf Club (by the Sea) - 9 miles West

The 13th century Dunluce Castle overlooks the course. Founded in 1888, the course sports magnificent turf and superb golf holes.

2 - 18 hole courses; 1 - 9 hole course

Portstewart - Portstewart Golf Club (by the Sea) - 12 miles West

2 - 18 hole courses; 1 - 9 hole course

Ballycastle - Ballycastle Golf Club (by the Sea)- 12 miles East

Coastal links in a beautiful seaside setting

18 holes

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

John Browne
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for such a wonderful holiday at Ruby Stove Cottage. The weather was very cold but the cottage was so cosy with the wood burner.


We enjoyed seeing many of the sights that you informed us about.  It was a pleasure to meet your Mum, Brother and Sister Mabel (breakfast was a real treat).  Your Mum told me her recipe for soda bread which I must try to make.


Again many thanks and we hope to visit Ruby Stove Cottage again in the future and will definitely recommend it to our friends.
Mar 2013
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based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Deluxe Cottage for Two at The Giant's Causeway-WoodStove-WiFi-Central Heat
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 28 reviews

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, well equipped, very spacious and comfortable cottage. We had a couple of chilly evenings, so really appreciated the log fire!

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic few days in the area, mostly walking and taking in the amazing coastline, which is only minutes away in the car. The cottage is extremely comfortable and well equipped with real consideration to detail which made us feel very welcome. Dealing with John prior to the trip was pleasure and everything was well organised. We hope to go back some day and would definitely stay here again if we do.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It is always a joy to share the beautiful North Antrim Coast with our guests. I remember many a stroll to the Giant’s Causeway on a Sunday afternoon when I was growing up. So glad you enjoyed it.
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Acworth, Georgia, USA

Alovely Antrim Coast BAse!

  • 5 of 5

What a great location and lovely cottage! John has thought of everything to make a stay here comfortable and memorable. Travel directions were good. We liked the ability to reprogram the entry keypad. Upon entry we were met with an immaculate cottage and a welcome basket of treats (even milk and butter in the refrigerator). Plenty of tourist information and guide books were provided. Wifi was excellent. Special comforts we appreciated were reclining chairs (good for putting your feet up after a day of walking), rainfall shower, and a top sheet under the duvet that was welcome on a warm night. This renovated cottage was a terrific find for us as a base to explore the Antrim coast. We have already recommended it to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ormond Beach, FL

Lovely Irish Countryside Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely country cottage, near the town of Bushmills and down the street from the giant causeway. We used this cottage as a base for golfing in Northern Ireland and found it's location to be central to many of N. Irelands famous courses. As an early riser, the squeaky floors did make it difficult for any early morning sneaking around! Would reccommend this well equipped cottage to anyone wishing to experience a bit if the Irish countryside!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Royal Portrush Golf Course is listed in the top 10 Links Courses in the World and is a scenic 20 minutes drive along the coast from our door. But it may take longer because you will probably want to stop in Bushmills for a wee cup of tea or a wee drap of Bushmills. Then you will want to stop to see Dunluce Castle. So to avoid all these distractions a new golf course is in the planning stages to help you get to your tee-time on time. The new course will be just past the Giant's Causeway on the way to Bushmills and you will be able to make it in about 4 minutes from the cottage.
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Close to many attractions. We enjoyed every minute, just be ready for the country-smell and mice running in the walls.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When you think about it, it might have been better if Saint Patrick had driven the mice out of Ireland instead of the snakes! But we called in James, and he took care of the problem. He really is a "saint."
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An excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

Ruby Stove Cottage turned out to be far better than expected. We had a wonderfully relaxing week there. All the equipment and furnishings were of top quality and fulfilled all our needs and more! The location is excellent and we were able to access wonderful cliff walks to Dunluce and in the other direction, the rope bridge. (we are enjoy walking but all attractions are easily reached by road or local bus as well) John made booking the accomodation very easy and provided concise directions to the cottage for our arrival. There is a vast amount of literature about the area available in the cottage as well. I would certainly recommend the property to couples wishing to visit the Causeway coast. On our return to Belfast for our flight home, we drove the Antrm coastal route which is spectacular and not to be missed. I would also recommend Glenariff Forest Park and the waterfall walk. I am sure we will return to Ruby Stove Cottage

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Belfast International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Causeway Hotel or The Nook
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Royal Portrush Golf Course
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Nook or Causeway Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Ruby Stove Cottage is a luxury cottage just one mile from the Giant's Causeway. The one-bedroom cottage has been lovingly restored to be perfect for two, and is ideal for a relaxing romantic getaway. It is an ideal base for exploring North Antrim with the rugged beauty of the Giants Causeway Coast and The Glens of Antrim, while giving a 5 star romantic cottage to come home to. You will find old world cottage charm combined with five star modern amenities. A new visitor center at The Giants Causeway World Heritage Site opens summer 2012 featuring a restored headland and state-of-the-art displays. Ruby Stove Cottage is near the Old Bushmills Distillery, Dunluce Castle, Ballintoy Harbour, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, andRoyal Portrush Golf Course. Nearby beaches are Blackrock, Whitepark Bay, Portrush. Visit the bird sanctuary with a day trip to Rathlin Island. Rathlin Island can be reached by boat from Ballycastle. The Giant's Causeway Tram operates during the summer months and runs between the The Giant's Causeway and Bushmills. Nearest pubs and restaurants, The Nook, The Causeway Hotel, and Smuggler's Inn are within 2 miles. Nearest grocery shopping 3 miles in Bushmills. Car recommended, but not required. Local bus service to town and to all the sights passes the cottage door hourly in summer months, once every two hours year round.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bushmills, Northern Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid season
1 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High season
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
2 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid season
2 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Year Round Value on Rental Rates: » Any Day Arrival and Departure
Short Stays: » Our 3-night short stays are just long enough for a relaxing getaway.
Note: » Free Breakfast comes with a 4-night stay or more

PAYMENT – Can be paid in Pounds, Euros, or Dollars. Payment can be made with Debit Card, Credit Card or PayPal through our PayPal Account.
a. Schedule: 10% due when Signed Contract has been accepted; 30% due twelve (12) weeks before arrival date; 30% due eight (8) weeks before arrival date; 30% due four (4) weeks before arrival date

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bushmills, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • High quality finishes; excellent shower; plenty of storage space for your personal items; high quality towels and face cloths provided. Bath mat, eated towel rail, rain shower over tub, high pressure pump provides excellent water pressure for the shower, large lighted mirror, counter space beside sink and cabinet below sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super King
  • SuperKing bed with high quality bed linens and duvet. Built-in wardrobe, dressing table and mirror, full length mirror, TV. Get a great night's sleep in the comfortable bed. Extra blanket in the built-in wardrobe, just in case.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • 2 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Easy access to shopping and tourist attractions. Rated Five Star by NI Tourist Board. Parking space is located at front of house and is lighted at night. A separate study with desk, chair, literature and books adjoins the living room. The kitchen includes french press and espresso maker with ground coffee ready and waiting. Prefer tea? No problem! You will find tea provided in a labeled jar beside the electric kettle. All dish and laundry soap, as well as paper products for your stay are provided for your convenience. Bus service passes cottage hourly in summer, every two hours in winter for easy access to shopping and tourist attractions. Bike rental with delivery and pick-up available. Ask for details. Convenient taxi service.

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