Apple Barn - Antrim - County Antrim - Northern Ireland

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Apple Barn

One BedroomCot & HighchairGroup of homesLog BurnerTraditional

  • 1 bedroom sleeping 2
    - double bedroom: kingsize bed
  • separate bathroom: bath/shower, basin & toilet
  • 50msq open living space
  • wood pellet burning stove
  • sitting area with freeview tv & dvd player
  • screened off kitchen with basic facilities
  • electric double hob & combination microwave oven
  • toaster & kettle, fridge & freezer compartment
  • dining table seating for three
  • oil fired central heating included
  • cot & highchair available on request
  • bed linen & towels supplied
  • washing machine, ironing facilites & vacuum cleaner
  • light clothes washing can be arranged
  • mains pressure hot water solar heated · immersion heater
  • welcome pack available at cost, seasonal vegatable available on request
  • sorry, pets not allowed
  • non smoking
  • private car parking, shelter for bikes
  • recently planted woodland walks are possible from the barn door.
  • the barn is of recent restoration combining traditional deep wooden window sills, corrugated roof & reclaimed mill floorboards with original interior style
  • can also be used as an annexe to Apple Cottage next door

TreesApple Barn is a restored traditional stone barn close to Dunadry. Overlooking a leafy lane, stone walls and orchard. This is a charming and unique hideaway for one or two seeking a relaxing rural stay within easy reach of Belfast.

The Barn consists of a generous 50msq open living space with sitting area, superking double bed and basic kitchen facilities. There is a separate bathroom with bath/shower.

Close to Belfast international Airport, Apple Barn is perfect from a couple on holiday to a visitor on business. It can also be used as an annexe to Apple Cottage next door.

The recent restoration combines traditional deep wooden window sills, corrugated roof and reclaimed mill floorboards with an original interior style. The comfortable and generous living space contains African and Indian art works.

Recently planted woodland walks are possible from the barn door.

A convenient base to explore Ulster and beyond or just relax. Close to both Belfast airports and Larne or Belfast ferry ports, it is the perfect base to explore the Antrim coastline and glens yet not far to the attractions of Belfast and on into Co. Down. We are only 20 minutes by car to the Titanic Quarter.

Green TourismWe are pleased to have been awarded the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) Silver certificate as a means of improving our environmental performance. We have attended training seminars provided by GTBS and Antrim Council. The GTBS provide support and technical advice and through them we hope to minimise our impact and provide a sustainable quality service for our visitors.

We are sensitive to protecting our countryside. You are welcome to walk through our native tree plantation and to sample some of our seasonal vegetable or fruit. A variety of herbs-thyme, parsley, rosemary, mint and sage – grow close to your Barn door. There are several Elder trees nearby, traditionally planted for its antiseptic qualities. Perhaps you can give your car a rest for the day and walk through the fields, avoiding ones with cattle.

We would like to share our hopes for the future of our farmland. We have reduced our use of chlorine based detergents and we provide phosphate-free washing products in the kitchen and bathroom. The wood for our stove is well seasoned – reducing smoke and tar deposits, but it does require understanding of the principles to burn properly.

Most of the lighting is low energy and the rest will become so in time. We offer a change of linen once a week, though this can be increased for your own comfort. Bed linen is dried outdoors when possible, or spread out indoors. We aim to manage our business by keeping our waste to a minimum. Rubbish waste disposal, we aim to reduce landfill and recycle as far as possible within the local Antrim Borough council’s facilitites. We have our own compost and there is a compost caddy for vegetable scraps.

The Cottage and Barn have been fully insulated to current building regulations and have also been air tested for ventilation losses. The heating is fully controllable and we ask you not to turn up thermostats without good reason. Turn them down again as soon as you can or if you are going out.

The wood stoves give off good heat and the wood comes from our own wind fall trees which we are replacing at a faster rate. If you have the wood stoves burning, you will find the central heating will reduce the oil consumption. Cherrybrook has a 20kw wind turbine which offsets much of our electricity over the year. However the wind is not blowing all of the time and we ask you to be as vigilant as usual with electrical appliances.

Prices:

 
£ stg
 
Weekly (Sat to Sat)
320

 

Special Offers

No offers currently available

 

Availability Calendar

Please contact owner for available dates

 

Booking Details

£100 deposit cheque secures booking with balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

- check in 4pm, check out 10am or by prior arrangement
- rental Saturday to Saturday except by special arrangement

What's Included

- linen/towels supplied free of charge
- electricity included
- central heating included
- fuel supplied for wood pellet stove

What's Not Included

- welcome pack at cost
- seasonal vegetables on request

 


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Contact the owner:

Contact the owner by phone:

Anne Cooke

Phone:

(028) 944 33183 uk
+ 44 28 944 33183 intl

Mobile

07909 972550 uk
+ 44 7909 972550 intl

 

 

 

 

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Property listed here since April 2012

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