Loanen cottage & the old byre self catering holiday accommodation.

Loanen cottage is a stylish, warm and relaxing 4-star retreat where you can Get away from the hustle and bustle of modern living and experience peace and tranquility in this beautiful rural setting surrounded by lovely views of Binevenagh Mountain and looking across the bay to the Donegal Hills.

Loanen Cottage takes its name from the Ulster word meaning "long lane" and is an ideal base for exploring the north coast of Ireland with the enchanting Benone Beach just 4 miles away. This beach is a multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag and Seaside Award, with seven miles of beautiful golden sands, it is a 'must see' when visiting the area. Other attractions such as Mussenden Temple, the National Trust property "Hazlett House" and Roe Valley Country Park are within easy reach.

Breathe the 'Danny Boy' air and take in the local Danny Boy Festival in the home town of the famous song. jane ross, who wrote down the air to the world famous song, lived just a few miles away in limavady town. other local annual festivals include the limavady jazz & blues festival and the roe valley folk festival. if you prefer sports the annual north west 200 motorcycle racing and the international youth football milk cup are only a short journey away.

There is much to do in the area with the Ulster Gliding Club nearby as well as other activities including fishing, golfing, pony trekking, tennis and children's outside pool at Benone Complex, pottery workshops and Ulster Way walks. If you want to venture a bit further the ferry which runs from Magilligan to Greencastle in Donegal is just 5 minutes drive away.

This newly completed cottage offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 6 people in an ideal private location. This wonderful holiday cottage has plenty of space for parking and a large fully enclosed grass garden with BBQ and garden furniture provided.

Local Spar shop, Post Office, Bar/Restaurant and Beach all within 2 miles.

  • Maximum of 6 people. Children are welcome.
  • No smoking.
  • Pets allowed by arrangement.
  • Disabled access.



  • Details of our second self catering cottage

    THE OLD BYRE

    The Old Byre is situated down the lane from Loanen Cottage and has the same breathtaking views of Binevenagh mountain and the beautiful hills of donegal across the lough. The old byre self catering cottage is within the bounds of the home farm at sandyville, though it is distant enough from the main farm business to maintain its rural tranquility. Like loanen cottage the old byre is just a few minutes away from the blue flag awarded benone beach, the ferry across the lough to donegal and the town of limavady, the home of jane ross who wrote down the music of 'The londonderry air', better known as the world famous irish anthem, danny boy.

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    Local Spar shop, Post Office, Bar/Restaurant and Beach all within 2 miles.

  • Maximum of 5 people. Children are welcome.
  • No smoking.
  • Pets allowed by arrangement.
  • Disabled access.
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    Self catering cottage
    the old byre
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    about the old byre

    loanen cottage Rooms
    • fully fitted kitchen
    • dining area
    • Cosy living room
    • two double bedrooms (1 ensuite)
    • A twin bed room
    • Bathroom
    • Spacious airing cupboard
    • 2 storage cupboards
    • utility room
    loanen cottage Facilities
    • enclosed grass garden
    • parking space
    • full central heating
    • bath
    • electric Shower
    • dishwasher
    • electric oven and hob
    • fridge freezer
    • microwave
    • high chair available
    • washing machine
    • tumble dryer
    • wood burning stove
    • television
    • Video
    • DVD player
    • CD player
    • garden furniture
    • BBQ
    • Books
    • games
    • iron & ironing board
    • bedding & towels
    • cot available on request

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    the old byre Rooms
    • Spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area
    • two double bedrooms
    • Bathroom
    • airing cupboard
    • storage cupboard/cloakroom
    the old byre Facilities
    • enclosed grass garden
    • garden pond
    • full central heating
    • parking space
    • bath
    • electric Shower
    • swings and slide for children
    • integrated dishwasher
    • electric oven and hob
    • fridge freezer
    • microwave
    • high chair available
    • washer dryer
    • television
    • Video
    • DVD player
    • CD player
    • picnic bench
    • BBQ
    • Books
    • games
    • iron & ironing board
    • bedding & towels
    • cot available on request
    • shed for storing bikes