Cassie's is a traditional Irish thatched cottage located on an elevated site overlooking Lough Foyle. It is approximately 2km west of Redcastle and has been carefully renovated by its current owners to provide self catering accommodation with a difference. To the front of the cottage there are panoramic views over Lough Foyle towards Binevenagh in north Co. Derry.
The cottage is within 20min drive of The Historic Walled City of Derry and provides the ideal getaway for anyone wishing to holiday on the Inishowen Peninsula with quick access to such attractions as the Giant's Causeway via a car ferry at nearby Greencastle.
Cassie's is surrounded by mature shrubbery and hedgerows and has private off-road parking. An unusual feature of this cottage is a large open lawn area to the front which can be used by children for playing football etc.
The village of Redcastle lies between Moville and Quigley's Point. The Redcastle Hotel; a popular 4 star luxury spa resort, which is set among mature woodland with its own 9-hole parkland golf course and on-site Helipad. It 'oozes charm, style and warm hospitality'. The C-Spa, with its powerful sea therapies, renowned for their dramatic effects in revitalising, rebalancing and healing the body, will ensure the chaos of the outside world is instantly forgotten.
The other attraction is Leisure Land Redcastle; one of Ireland's leading Indoor and Outdoor Leisure and Amusement Centres. If offers a wide variety of entertainment for children of all ages. It is ideally situated in an enclosed area ensuring safety and freedom throughout the day, and activities include: dodgems, small car track, ball pool, junior twist, Eldorado guns, video rooms, multi-lane slide, Santa-Fe trains, Sky mast. Thunder Jets, etc. Amenities include: Restaurant, Shops, tuck shop, Souvenir Shops and Picnic Areas.
Apart from the nine hole course at the hotel, Golfers can also play their game at Greencastle, Culmore in Derry City, Buncrana on Inishowen's west coast, and at the famous Ballyliffin Club with its two links courses. Access to all courses mentioned should be within a fifty minute drive or less.
There is an abundance of natural scenic beauty in the surrounding landscape waiting to be explored and appreciated, and we suggest the motorist take the drive known as the 'Inishowen 100', which circumnavigates the peninsula, over a 100 mile route, allowing the tourist to see most of what Inishowen has to offer.
Should you wish to visit the Northern Ireland Coast , with The Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, and Dunluce Castle among some of its attractions, there is the very convenient ferry service between Greencastle and Magilligan Point. This will shorten the distance considerably, by not having to drive all the way around the Foyle, via Derry.
The Historic Walled City of Derry is about 15 minutes drive south and is well worth visiting. It has a rich historical and cultural heritage, with many places of interest including the old walled city, museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas and shops.
The nearest sandy beaches are to the north, with a few at Moville, Greencastle, and at Dunagree Point near the Lighthouse. Some very scenic beaches, surrounded by cliffs are to be found at Kinnegoe Bay, where a Spanish Armada Ship, the Trinidad Valencera ran aground in 1588. Further west on the northern coast, is the Blue Flag status beach at Culdaff, which has a safe play area for children next to the car park.
As in most traditional thatched cottages, the main living area incorporates sitting area, kitchen and dining. In addition to oil fired central heating, there is a solid fuel stove which provides a focal point within the space. The kitchen has an electric cooker, larder fridge, microwave and washing machine. The kitchen and living area is located centrally within the cottage with the bedrooms to either side.
This traditional cottage has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 5 people.
The main bedroom is ensuite with electric shower. The other 2 bedrooms share an adjacent shower room.
The cottage is surrounded by mature shrubbery and hedgerows and has off-road parking. There are lovely sea views over Lough Foyle towards north Co. Derry. An unusual feature is a large open lawn area which is ideal for kids wishing to play football etc.
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Weekend (3 nights)
Christmas (3 nights)
New Year (3 nights)
Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid six weeks prior to the letting period.
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