A delightful, charming and spacious cottage set in its own landscaped cottage gardens, enjoying exceptional views over the surrounding countryside.
The residence, built in recent years to exacting standards, is situated about 1½ miles from Balloo, is ideally located to take full advantage of fine restaurants, high quality sailing, easy access to Belfast and a host of top grammar schools, and of course, a peaceful rural lifestyle.
Internally, the cottage is impeccably presented offering bright, spacious, well appointed rooms including farmhouse kitchen with Rayburn range, open plan to the family room, generous lounge and garden room, four good sized bedrooms including master en suite, laundry room and deluxe principal bathroom.
The generous cottage gardens are a joy to behold, having been lovingly landscaped and planted with an extensive selection of shrubs, herbaceous plants, Cypress and spring flowering bulbs which create a riot of colour throughout the year. Features include lily pond, brick pavia and flagged patio and paths intersecting the gardens.
A detached garage and covered storage area complete this fine family home.
Approached through hardwood door with leaded and stained glass panel; ceramic flagged floor; pitch pine tongue and groove ceiling.
Approached through glazed double doors; modern embossed cast iron fireplace with botanical tiled panels, slate hearth and pitch pine chimney piece; oak tongue and groove floor; cornice ceiling with 12 volt spotlights; tv aerial connection point; glazed patio doors to gardens; feature cottage window to hallway.
'Jotul' enclosed multi fuel stove on quarry tiled hearth, pine mantle over, beech tongue and groove floor; tv aerial connection point; 12 volt ceiling lighting.
1½ tub compound single drainer sink unit with brass swan neck mixer taps, good range of painted finish eye and floor level cupboards and drawers including display cupboard with lattice panels and wine rack, formica worktops; integrated 'Beko' electric under oven and 'Candy' 4 ring solid state electric hob with pull out canopy concealing extractor unit and light; telephone connection point; 'Rayburn' royal blue two oven oil fired range recessed in antique brick surround with twin display niches; old pitch pine beamed and tongue and groove ceiling with 12 volt LED lighting; concealed under cupboard fluorescent lighting; part tiled walls; ceramic tiled floor.
Ceramic tiled floor; ½ doors to rear gardens.
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps; range of eye and floor level cupboards and storage shelves; fluorescent light; ceramic tiled floor.
Pitch pine tongue and groove ceiling with feature pine furnished light well with Velux window; 4 up lighters; hotpress with lagged copper cylinder and immersion heater.
White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with 'Mira Event' electric shower, etched glass shower door and side panel; pedestal wash hand basin with brass taps and tiled splash back, strip light with shaver socket over; close coupled wc; tiled floor; extractor fan; feature pine furnished light well with Velux window.
Currently used as a study. Telephone connection point; glazed folding doors to garden room.
Slate tiled floor; glazed patio doors to brick pavia patio; two wall lights.
White suite comprising cast iron roll top bath with brass taps; wash hand basin; low flush wc; painted tongue and groove walls to dado rail; recessed ceiling spotlights; ceramic tiled floor.
Cattle grid and decorative gravel drive to ample parking and leading to:-
Roller door; fluorescent light and power point; oil fired boiler.
Oil storage tank; flagged floor; fluorescent light.
Delightful landscaped gardens to front laid out in lawns, mature beds of ornamental shrubs and Hydrangea, Ornamental Grasses, Witch Hazel, Hebe, Mallow, Weeping Willow, Azaleas, Variegated Hollies, Flowering cherry, Silver Birch trees etc. The gardens sweep around the sides of the residence including a random stone enclosed rockery bed of Cypress and herbaceous plants overlooking a lily pond and leading onto the generous rear gardens.
The extensive gardens have been expertly landscaped with rolling lawns, a fine selection of ornamental and flowering shrubs and hard landscaped with generous flagged and brick pavia patios, intersected with flagged paths, combining to create a most pleasing oasis of colour and charm around the cottage.
Wooden garden shed.
£280,000. Rates Payable = £2,109.80 per annum (approx)
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