The subject premises is located off the Ballinlea Road to the north-east of Stranocum. Stranocum is a village and townland approximately 5.5 miles from Ballymoney.
The closest major town is that of Ballymoney. Ballymoney is located within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area and benefits from good communication links via the A26. The surrounding area is mainly agricultural use with the exception of the leisure use of the golf course adjoining. The site is located opposite the famous “Dark Hedges” which is an avenue of beech trees planted by the Stewart family in the 18th Century. The trees have become one of the most photographed natural phenomenon in Northern Ireland and has been a film location for HBO’s Game of Thrones series. The 16 no. bed hotel located within The Hedges Estate, was constructed approximately 20 years ago to be utilised as a driving range together with associated stores, shops, conference suite, lounge, bar and restaurant. The subject premises is finished to a reasonable standard and we have been advised that it was awarded 3 stars. The accommodation block was purpose built c. 10 years ago and has been renovated over the last number of years. All bedrooms are en-suite. The hotel is located on a site of c. 1.58 hectares (3.9 acres) with a further 11.49 hectares (28.4 acres) of agricultural land.