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Top 10 Holiday Homes For Sale In Ulster

At the moment stay-at-home holidays are the best way to get away from it all. But what if you had your own holiday home you could avoid international travel restrictions and have a no-fly vacation all year round?Of course you might need a jet-set budget for this but it’s always good to dream! Check out our list of potential holiday houses for sale within a few hours drive wherever you live in Northern Ireland.

Buy a Holiday Home for the Ultimate Staycation

1. Duck Cottage, Burtonport from Templeton Robinson (Holywood)

Duck Cottage is a former Coastguard Station, on Rutland Island off the coast of Donegal. The cottage was built in the early 1800s but fully modernised over recent years. One of just fourteen homes on this unspoiled island with glorious sandy beaches this house would make a great holiday hideaway.

A cosy kitchen is at the heart of this cottage making it perfect for family get togethers. This 4 bedroom cottage will suit people with a love of the coast and the countryside. It’s a place for families, boating and adventures.

2. 12 Harbour View Apartments from McAfee (Ballycastle)

This well presented 2 bedroom apartment is located in a quiet courtyard within seconds walk to seafront shops and restaurants. It’s also an easy walk to The Marine Hotel, beach and Ballycastle Golf Club.

The apartment offers deceptively spacious living accommodation and has been well cared for by the current owners, boasting bright modern décor and would be ideal for holiday home.

3. Apt. 4 The Old Mill from Lindsay Graham (Newcastle)

Enjoying a most pleasant and quiet setting within the centre of Maghera village in the Mournes. This delightful two bedroom apartment provides bright and spacious family accommodation. The property benefits from gas fired heating and PVC double glazing, along with its own private garden area. would be suitable as either a permanent or holiday home. 

4. 4 Kilmore Quay Cottages, from Joyce Clarke (Portadown)

Kilmore Quay Cottages is nestled on the shore of Upper Lough Erne, Fermanagh just outside Lisnaskea. The area is renowned for its scenic beauty, pristine water, heritage. Residents of Kilmore Quay Cottages can enjoy this and more from their own cottage doorstep. This 3 bedroom house is in a peaceful development is the perfect ‘get away from it all’ location, whilst being only a short commute to the towns of Lisnaskea and Enniskillen.

5. 3 Quintin Bay Road, from John Minnis (Donaghadee)

This 4 bedroom, detached coastal house has uninterrupted views across South Bay and the Irish Sea and offers tranquillity, privacy and beauty.
A couple of miles from Strangford Lough and Portaferry, it is located at the end of a long, strictly private lane through surrounding farmland.
A grassy path leads down to the sandy, secluded bay.

6. 15 Altikeeragh Lane, from NI Property Group


Quaint one of a kind 2 bedroom Cottage, oozing with “old stone” character from yesteryear. Elevated, set in mature site, with views over the North Antrim Coast, Portstewart and Giant’s Causeway. Modern Kitchen leading to sun room, peaceful mountain views to rear of property. Exposed stone in Lounge with stone Inglenook & loft.  Exposed stone Bathroom with separate shower unit – stunning!

7. Strandview Apartment from Simon Brien Residential (North Down)

This 3 bedroom apartment is ideal for anyone looking for a home away from home surrounded by miles of unspoilt natural beauty. Enjoy the very best of apartment living in one of Northern Ireland’s most prized beauty spots. Situated on the spectacular North Coast, the seaside resort town of Portstewart offers the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

8. 7 Dalriada Park, from Templeton Robinson (Lisburn Road)

This house is set on an remarkable site with panoramic views across Cushendall Bay and the Irish Sea to the West Coast of Scotland. Due to the setting this charming home will have wide appeal from owner-occupiers to those looking for a weekend retreat. The house has everything you would need in a home from the open plan living/dining room with spectacular sea views, fitted kitchen and three bedrooms.

9. 26-28 The Vennel, from Simon O’Brien (Lisburn Road)

This unique property is situated in the heart of the Village convenient to all amenities. It was originally a spirit house/ public house but has been renovated into 2 cottages and is a listed building. No’s 26-28 have been completely and lovingly restored and refurbished with care taken to retain a lot of the original features and old world charm. These beautiful cottages are presented in excellent condition throughout and would make a wonderful holiday retreat.

10. Thistle Cottage from John Minnis (Donaghadee)

Located in Groomsport this 3 bedroom cottage dates back to the late 1850’s but this beautiful cottage has been finished to a high standard without losing the character and charm associated with properties of this era.
Both the spacious living room and upstairs bedrooms have sea views. Thistle cottage has easy access to many amenities including The Stables restaurant, picturesque harbour, shops and Groomsport Inn.

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