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The Boathouse

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Boathouse is located on the shore of Lough Foyle, a short distance across from Sweet Nellies Bay and the friendly Greencastle 18 hole golf course (http://www.greencastlegolfclub.com/) where everyone receives a warm welcome. Greencastle fishing village is 4km, Moville town is 9km, and the historic City of Derry is only 35km (just over 40mins drive, http://www.derryvisitor.com) with its two cathedrals, city walls (best intact walls in Europe, never breached), theatres, museums and nightlife....The Boathouse is located on the shore of Lough Foyle, a short distance across from Sweet Nellies Bay and the friendly Greencastle 18 hole golf course (http://www.greencastlegolfclub.com/) where everyone receives a warm welcome. Greencastle fishing village is 4km, Moville town is 9km, and the historic City of Derry is only 35km (just over 40mins drive, http://www.derryvisitor.com) with its two cathedrals, city walls (best intact walls in Europe, never breached), theatres, museums and nightlife.More
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Columb D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2007
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Reviewed 13 September 2019

A very peace-filled location, with a lovely view over the lough. The sea is only steps away. The beds were supremely comfortable and the kitchen top class for equipment. Great log fire, and coals and logs there when we arrived. The central heating is first...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank Scenic42776901050
Reviewed 6 September 2019

The boathouse was a beautiful retreat away from busy life, right on the water's edge, quaint with a very well equipped kitchen, very clean and comfortable beds and white fluffy towels supplied.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank joanneh546
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Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

Just home today from a week at the boat house. A comfortable, well equipped house In the most beautiful surroundings. There are homes quite nearby but the position of the house makes it feel very private. It was lovely to be able to walk across...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Great location, beach on doorstep, our dog loved this. Boathouse could do though with some modernization to make it a more comfortable stay. Great view and everyone came back more relaxed except the dog who was exhausted which must say something.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Roam538586
Reviewed 18 July 2019

a beautiful renovated boathouse. Perfectly peaceful location. House very well equipped and comfortable. Local people very friendly. Have booked again for August and are looking forward to a return visit.

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank MetaQuee
ColumbDuffy, VR Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay - thank you again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Ocean Views
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Fireplace
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The house is designed to help you make the most of your holiday time, focusing on relaxing and taking in the natural scenery. The living and kitchen/dining areas are free-flowing and mostly open plan, and combined with a cathedral ceiling with exposed oak beams (from which the boat used to hang), allows for a relaxing experience.
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About the neighbourhood
Greencastle ( with an 18-hole golf course), has an excellent bathing beach. On a rock overlooking the entrance to Lough Foyle are the ruins of the castle after which the place is named. Built in 1305 by the 'Red Earl' of Ulster, Richard de Burgh, it was captured eleven years later by the forces of Edward Bruce. Noted for its fishing industry Greencastle is building a reputation as a sea-food mecca. The area provides easy reach to about 7 golf courses with 1 hour travel, and to numerous historical sights. Of particular interest is Grainin of Aileach (3000 year old ring fort!), Historic City of Derry, Bishops Palace and Mussenden Temple (which you can see from the rocks near the Boathouse), Giant's Causeway (take the ferry from Greencastle to Magilligan), Portrush and the Antrim coast.
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