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Our house offers stunning sea views of Scotland, Belfast Lough, Bangor, Donaghadee, the Copelands. Located in the seaside town of Whitehead, a great base for travelling to world heritage site Giants Causeway, Carrickarede, Game of Thrones locations.
Jump on the train for a 35 min trip into Belfast and avoid the hassle of parking. Easy access to both Belfast airports and the ferries into Larne and Belfast. Another double room available mid August so if there's more than 3 of you, please ask.

The space

This space offers you a chance for somewhere quiet and relaxing, somewhere to drift off whilst enjoying the amazing sea views of Belfast Lough across to Scotland. There's a guest lounge with big comfy leather sofa to fall asleep on after a great day's activity. Outside there's a selection of sitting areas with tables and chairs. There's free WIFI, TV, DVDs, books, board games, and hybrid bikes all on offer. TV channels are freeview only.
There's no light pollution so great for stargazing on a clear night.

Guest access

You're welcome to share the dining area with large dining table and sea views across to Donaghadee. I'm often parked there with a laptop or sketch pad.
There's a large private parking area that can accommodate 3 cars and even a campervan/trailer with boat/kayaks/bikes. Boot room at the back for you to throw outdoor kit/wet gear etc. If you bring bikes they can be stored securely in the garage. Tea and coffee available on help yourself basis so feel free to work away in the kitchen. There's a great mini market within walking distance if you want to buy food to make packed lunches or an evening meal.

Interaction with guests

There is usually someone here and I'm happy to give you a guided tour. Lots of leaflets on places to see and how to get there. Packed lunches can be provided at a small charge, let me know in advance.
My interests include running up to half marathon distance, cycling, horse riding and walking with our dog. If you're into any of these activities I'm happy to buddy up with you if I'm free or at least show you the best routes from here. Nearby Islandmagee hosts an annual Triathlon, this year on 1st July. I'm a member of the local sailing club CAYC and can introduce you to other dinghy sailors or kayakers. I can also arrange horse riding lessons at Islandmagee Riding School for all levels. Lessons are £28 per hour.


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 2 (Private washroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3PM - 8PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people $43 CAD / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM.

- No smoking, no e-cigarettes
- Please use the boot room for your muddy gear after the brilliant walks you'll have
- Please be respectful of early to bedders and keep the noise down in late evening. You'll probably be dozing off on the sofa enjoying the view of a beautiful sunset or star filled sky.
- Please ask about pets. Welcome providing yours can be friendly towards our precious Springer Spaniel. No yappy or aggressive dogs. Also would be grateful for you lifting your dog's business, bin provided. Medium size bed, dog bowls available. Small charge for pets.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

16 Reviews

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Valérie User Profile
September 2017
Great location, beautiful view, very friendly and accommodating host. Comfortable room, good breakfast. Would definitely recommend!!!

Neil User Profile
September 2017
This is great accommodation for anyone at an event at County Antrim Yacht Club.

David User Profile
September 2017
Marion was really focussed on helping us to have a good stay. A super host!

Beena User Profile
August 2017
Marion's house was clean, with a great view. Whitehead had regular transport services into Belfast and larne, worked good for us on our holiday! Marion was a lovely host, cannot recommend her enough! If we ever would visit Northern Ireland he house would be our first choice.. She helped us with different tourist places we could explore, She offered us her raincoat , healthy breakfast, and even picked us up from the train station! Her dog Flossy was the most adorable dog, my son loved playing with.. had a relaxing and good stay at Marion's place..

Liana User Profile
August 2017
Was nice and gave good lo a advice.

KiMike User Profile
August 2017
We stayed only one night at Marion's lovely home but we felt like family immediately. Her home is lovely, the view spectacular and we were treated like royalty. Do yourself a favor and visit with Marion!

David User Profile
August 2017
We love this place. Second time we have stayed. Excellent again! See our previous review if you'd like more details.

Whitehead, United KingdomJoined in February 2014
Marion User Profile

I love going for long walks with our Springer Spaniel along the coast where I live. I run with a local running club and take part in 10 k and 21 k races. Other interests include going to the cinema, reading and cooking. My best holiday was a recent trip to see my in Western Australia - it is such a fabulous place and you can be outdoors all the time. I like meeting new people from different places and finding out about their cultures and maybe even visit them in their country!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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