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Riverside Cottage was built in 1791 as a working Watermill and is uniquely located sitting in the Ballylinney River. Few cottages offer such unique features as their own little bridge which leads to the front door, a private rivers edge garden, sound of the river flowing past your windows, and olde world charm combines with modern luxuries. It has many original features such a vaulted ceiling, oak beams, thick solid stone walls, and original stone waterwheel well.
We are perfectly located in the heart of mid Antrim, the ideal central spot to visit all the game of throne sites, as well as many more historic sights including Giants Causeway, Carrickfergus Castle (9 Mins), Titanic Museum (18 mins) and many of our beautiful National Trust Properties. A Golf Club is just 6 minutes away, and the nearest seafront only 9 minutes.
Our quirky cottage was originally built as a working Watermill dating back to 1791 during the reign of King George III, making it a true Georgian building. Riverside Cottage actually sits in the river, you can’t get any closer…… a beautiful location Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter. Sit back, relax and listen to the river run right past your window, and enjoy the regular sightings of the local wildlife visitors, Robins, Herons, Ducks, Otters, Kingfishers, Squirrels, Rabbits, Hedgehogs, and lots of other little water birds. You can enjoy the tranquil sound of the river from all rooms of the cottage.
Access to the front door of our cottage is via a little bridge which spans what used to be the Waterwheel Well. Riverside Cottage comprises of The Bedstone Double Bedroom (ground floor with en-suite access to the main bathroom), The Hopper Double Bedroom (1st floor), The Crownwheel Bathroom (ground floor), The Linney Sitting Room & The Millrace Kitchen Diner.
Enjoy exclusive use of our Lower Riverside Garden Seating & Garden area, right at the rivers edge, with Tables, Chairs, Seating, & Gas BBQ under under the old Apple and Maple Tree.