A fine cottage residence with stabling and paddocks extending to about 8½ acres set in the heart of the rolling County Down drumlins. The property, ideally located within a short commute to Belfast, Lisburn and Downpatrick, s thought to have originally been built about 200 years ago with more recent extensions which combine to create a full mix of charm and character with generous bright and airy accommodation on two floors.
The farmhouse kitchen with oil fired Aga is the focal point for family life complemented by the spacious drawing room opening to the flagged terrace and cottage garden, four bedrooms including master and guest bedrooms with en-suites, study, principal bathroom and laundry room.
The property exudes a warmth and quality which is immediately evident on entering enhanced by natural woods, impeccable decor and quality fittings to create a wonderful family home.
Generous cottage gardens to front and side have been lovingly created and enhanced over many years producing a riot of colour and a peaceful haven for not only the family but a wide range of wildlife which visit the gardens.
A compact range of stables with separate access leading off the county road and adjoining paddocks provide superb accommodation for those with equestrian and/or agricultural interests which includes a large pond with island which is a magnet for nesting ducks and wildfowl.
Black and white tiled floor.
Vaulted and timber beamed ceiling; slate tiled floor; telephone connection point; storage cupboard under stairs.
Approached through glazed double doors; inglenook fireplace with brick reveals; slate hearth; pine beam mantle on matching corbils; Jotul enclosed multi fuel stove; polished cedar floor; pine cornice; tv aerial connection point; twin wall lights; glazed french doors and side panels to terrace.
White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps; low flush wc with pine seat; built-in cloak cupboard.
Glazed Belfast sink with chrome mixer taps; range of painted shaker style eye and floor level cupboards with matching glazed display cupboards; plate rack and display shelf; Beech block and polished granite worktops; matching island unit with fitted cupboards and drawers; beech block worktop; integrated blue 2 oven oil fired Aga in tiled recess; fitted utensil rack over; Bosch dishwasher; Bosch fridge; slate tiled floor; pine tongue and groove ceiling with door to storage loft; glazed double doors to terrace; tv aerial connection point; 3 wall lights; pulley line; 12 volt lighting; velux window; telephone connection point.
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps; range of hardwood eye and floor level cupboards and drawers; formica worktops; plumbed space for washing machine; space for freezer; slate tiled floor; door leading to rear garden and terrace.
Double built-in cupboard; shelves; upholstered seat in window recess.
White suite comprising pine tongue and groove panel bath with chrome pillar mixer taps, telephone shower attachment and chrome side handrail; tiled splash-back; 'Teuco' shower cubicle with fitted adjustable multi head power shower; fitted mirror and sliding glass shower door and side panels; pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps fitted soap and toothbrush holders in tiled splash-back over; close coupled wc with hardwood seat; 12 volt lighting.
Pine furnished staircase to 1st floor with matching child gates to:-
Hotpress with lagged copper cylinder and 'Willis' type immersion heater; good range of shelving; velux window; recessed spot light; smoke detector.
Range of built-in furniture including double wardrobe; matching shelved cupboard; range of high level cupboards; 2 reading lights.
White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with Mira Excel thermostatic shower; folding glass shower door and side panel; extractor unit over; pedestal wash hand basin; close coupled wc; vertical wall mounted heated towel radiator; ½ tiled walls; cork tiled floor; velux window;spotlight and wall light.
Built-in corner cupboard; shelves; recessed spot lights.
Glazed door to external staircase; recessed spotlights.
Pine panel bath with chrome pillar mixer taps; telephone shower attachment; matching soap holder; pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps; close coupled wc; ½ tiled walls;heated vertical wall mounted towel radiator; cork tiled floor; extractor fan; recessed 12 volt light.
Wooden gate with matching pedestrian gate to generous tarmac parking.
Exceptional cottage garden to front and side laid out in lawns bordered by beds of shrubs, herbaceous plants, alpines and spring flowering bulbs including Rhododendron, Azalea, Camellia Hebe, Forest Flame, Weeping Willows which combine to create a riot of colour. They are enhanced by flagged terraces with pitched pathway covering the front terrace to provide shelter if desired.
A delightful mature naturised garden with grass paths to the fruit plot and planted with raspberries; gooseberries; black / red currant and rhubarb; fine selection of willow, alder and native trees to create a haven for wild life.
Warmflow oil fired boiler; PVC oil storage tank.
The lands are divided into three paddocks providing good grazing for horses and livestock. Drinking troughs are fitted in two fields. The lower field includes charming pond with island attracting a wide range of wild life, including a resident Mallard duck and 5 ducklings and provides a natural water supply.
Range of outbuildings with covered walkway to front and with concrete yard to front.
Currently being used as garden store; built-in water drainage; light point.
Storage shelves; fluorescent light and power points.
Approached from county road to bitmac and concrete enclosed yard; illuminated with Tugston lighting.
Range of timber Saltire stabling.
Light points; concrete floor.
Light and power points; water tap; hanging hooks and shelving.
Automatic pvc water drainer; light point; fitted feed trough in door.
Automatic pvc water drainer; swivel feed pot; light point.
Automatic pvc water drainer; swivel feed pot; light point.
Fenced for poultry and suitable for lunging ring/sand school, automatic water trough.
£320,000 Rate Payable = £2,618.24 per annum (approx)
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