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Hillcrest Cottage

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Situated in a rural location 3 miles from Carrickfergus town 15 miles from Belfast this converted 19th century stone barn has been beautifully renovated to maintain its original charm but with all modern facilities. The cottage has been graded four stars by NI Tourist Board and sits on a hillside overlooking Belfast Lough.The cottage has a double king sized bedroom downstairs with a full kitchen and full bathroom. The first floor has a twin room with en-suite and a sitting room. Located next to the owners home, on a 5 acre small holding, it is ideally situated for visiting Belfast and touring the Causeway Coast. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TOURISTBOARD4STARGRADING...Situated in a rural location 3 miles from Carrickfergus town 15 miles from Belfast this converted 19th century stone barn has been beautifully renovated to maintain its original charm but with all modern facilities. The cottage has been graded four stars by NI Tourist Board and sits on a hillside overlooking Belfast Lough.The cottage has a double king sized bedroom downstairs with a full kitchen and full bathroom. The first floor has a twin room with en-suite and a sitting room. Located next to the owners home, on a 5 acre small holding, it is ideally situated for visiting Belfast and touring the Causeway Coast. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TOURISTBOARD4STARGRADINGMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
robert c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2020

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2019

it rained every day, so it was very comforting to come back to a warm and comfortable holiday cottage where we could put our feet up and prepare a home cooked meal. The views from the lounge window (upstairs) were uplifting.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank YvonneMP
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
42
Reviewed 24 July 2019

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Date of stay: July 2019
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

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Reviewed 4 June 2019

Beautifully presented little cottage on the edge of Carrickfergus with beautiful views over Belfast Lough. Would truly recommend this place if you like the country feel but still close to local amenities.

Date of stay: June 2019
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HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. We are glad you enjoyed your stay Regards Bob Clark

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 day stay at Hillcrest Cottage. It is, as the name suggests, on top of a hill and has an upside down layout so that from the sitting room you get a fantastic view over Belfast Loch and Belfast. We were...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Scenic811525
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your short break.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great place, wonderful atmosphere, perfect to relax and enjoy the countryside with the kids. The owners were very nice and helpful. The kids loved the hourses and the dogs.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank javierroman
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of our cottage. We are verypleased you enjoyed your stay and holiday in Ireland. Kind Regards Norma and Bob Clark

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Hillcrest is ideally situated for exploring both Belfast and the Antrim coast. It is in a secluded location in the country making for a very pleasant stay. The cottage is generously equipped with quality furnishings and equipment. Robert C was always helpful without being intrusive.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Richard M
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our cottage Kind Regards Norma and Bob Clark

Reviewed 13 July 2018

nice and quiet in the country,not far from attractions and lots of things to do . owner was also very helpful.

Date of stay: June 2018
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HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Norma and Bob Clark

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Great cottage about 3 miles from Carrickfergus and overlooking Belfast Lough. We’re a family of 4 and all loved this place. Very well fitted out, comfortable beds, good sized room and a well stocked bookcase - who could ask for more? Our host, Bob, was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Neil T
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We would love to have you back Norma and Bob (and lily)

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: May 2018
HillcrestBB81, VR Owner at Hillcrest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Carrickfergus is an exciting and beautiful place to be. Many people return again and again to experience its welcome, charm and wonderful fusion of old and new. A superb coastline setting along Belfast Lough with views to Scotland, home to a wide diversity of wildlife, including seals, eagles and guillemots •an imposing and renowned 12th Century Norman Castle that overshadows an ancient Harbour •an historic town centre, enclosed within 16th century stone walls, complemented by contemporary shops, cafes and restaurants •smart public promenades, walkways, parks and piazzas with public art and stunning civic floral displays, multiple winner of 'Ulster in Bloom' •an impressive and vibrant new Marina and Waterfront development To find out more about these attractions and so much else as...
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  • Hillcrest Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

  • Hillcrest Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Hillcrest Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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