Watch: Jaw-dropping property with view of all holes at Royal Portrush available for Open Championship
It's the view all golf fans dream of having out their front window, and on Open week of all weeks.
A property with a stunning vista of all 18 holes of Royal Portrush's Dunluce Links is unexpectedly back on the market for rental over the week of the Open Championship.
Perched 120 feet above the fifth tee, with a panoramic view stretching from Malin Head in the west to the Giant's Causeway headland in the east, it's an iconic location that seems tailor-made for watching golf's most historic tournament.
It's not just the view that makes it a perfect place for Open fans either, as the property comes with private access to the course during tournament via a gate at the fifth tee box, although tickets for the event are not provided.
A chef, who cooks for Enda Kenny and Michael O'Leary, is also available to cater for guests during what will be a momentous week for sport in Northern Ireland.
The property itself sounds almost too good to be true but, as owner Graham Robinson explains, several cruel twists of fate have left him 'high and dry' with just a week to go until the Championship begins.
"The house had been let out to a fairly high profile client but their plans have now changed and so they are no longer using the house at all during the Open week," he said.
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"Before that, there were a group of Mexicans who had booked it and then their plans changed.
"After the celebrity pulled out, we had another group of Americans looking at the house and then they eventually decided to stay in Belfast because they're playing golf at Royal County Down as well and wanted somewhere more central.
"So basically I'm left high and dry through nothing but bad luck, really.
"I'm looking now for somebody looking last minute or somebody who sees this and maybe wants to change their current plans."
The three bedroom house, complete with two en suites, can comfortably sleep six guests and Mr Robinson explains that the luxurious interior was only ever designed with a view to attracting plenty of attention for The Open.
"I'm not interested in golf myself," he says, by way of explaining why he isn't making use of the dream property himself on such a momentous week.
"I've had the house for the last 30 years but recently I have a put a lot of work into it to get it up to a very high spec with the likes of marble tiles and digital showers. I don't need those things for myself but I did it as an investment with an eye on The Open week and now I need to get some of that back.
"Hopefully it can be used again in the future then with people flying over to play Royal Portrush and looking to stay in what is a stunning location."
The house is located right on the junction where the Ballybogy Road meets the Dunluce Road.
"Really it would be a travesty if this house was sitting unused during The Open," Mr Robinson continues.
"It's the number one property from which to watch the golf. It should be attractive to somebody.
"You can sit in the living room if you want with the TV on and then look out the window and see it all unfolding in front of your eyes. It's uninterrupted beauty."
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