Holly Park is a small country estate, extending to c. 38.5 acres set in the heart of the beautiful Co. Down countryside very close to Strangford Lough and only 30 minutes from Belfast.
A unique opportunity to acquire an immaculately presented period mid 18th century Georgian house with its own private gardens, walled garden, woodland and agricultural lands.
The property includes a guest cottage close to the main house and a cottage in the walled garden.
Approached through a panelled door with spiders web fanlight over; cornice ceiling; staircase with painted turned balustrades and mahogany handrail leading to first floor.
Cast iron fireplace with embossed brass surround and fire front with late Georgian wooden chimney piece with urn and ribbon motifs, marble hearth; cornice ceiling; windows with fitted shutters.
Embossed cast iron fireplace with botanical tiled panels, carved and painted chimney piece, quarry tiled hearth; cornice ceiling; windows with fitted shutters.
Door to cellar and stairs leading to kitchen.
Twin glazed Belfast sink; extensive range of Shaker style eye and floor level cupboards and drawers; matching bookshelves; spacious double larder cupboard with fitted vegetable baskets under; Iroko worktops; matching island unit with fitted cupboards, drawers and pot shelves, Iroko work top with recessed stainless steel sink with swan neck brushed stainless steel mixer taps; integrated Bosch twin gas hob, electric under oven and dishwasher; Racing Green oil fired 4 oven Aga in tiled recess with high level mantle and fluorescent light over; Fisher and Paykel fridge / freezer; LED lighting in tongue and groove ceiling with concealed lighting under cupboards; pulley line; limestone flagged floor; glazed double doors to garden room; half door to garden.
Hunter cast iron enclosed wood burning stove; three electrically operated roof lights in semi vaulted ceiling; limestone flagged floor; glazed double doors to terrace.
Inglenook fireplace with Hunter cast iron wood burning stove on quarry tiled hearth; cornice ceiling.
Cast iron arched fireplace on slate hearth, painted slate chimney piece; built in furniture comprising two double wardrobes; cornice semi vaulted ceiling; fitted shutters to windows.
White suite comprising painted tongue and groove panel bath with chrome pillar mixer taps and telephone shower attachment in mermaid clad surround, thermostatically controlled shower over and fitted glass shower panel; pedestal wash hand basin; close coupled wc; painted wainscot panelling to dado rail; cornice ceiling; oak tongue and groove floor.
Built in wardrobes and arched storage cupboard; embossed cast iron fireplace with painted slate chimney piece; cornice semi vaulted ceiling; windows with fitted shutters.
Pedestal wash hand basin; tiled splashback; door to:-
White suite comprising mermaid clad shower cubicle with 'Aqualisa' thermostatically controlled shower, sliding glass shower door; extractor fan over; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and vanity light over; tiled floor.
Painted tongue and groove ceiling; built in wardrobes; door to:-
Painted tongue and groove panelled bath with chrome pillar mixer taps, mermaid clad surround; pedestal wash hand basin; close coupled wc; painted tongue and groove walls.
Built in wardrobes; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback; hotpress with insulated copper cylinder and immersion heater; dado rail; cornice ceiling.
White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin; close coupled wc; fitted coat hooks; door to:-
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps; range of painted finish eye and floor level cupboards and drawers, formica worktops; plumbed and space for washing machine and tumble dryer; space for fridge; range of fitted storage shelves; quarry tiled floor; door to yard.
Approached from inner hall; painted tongue and groove ceiling; light point.
Painted tongue and groove ceiling; light point.
Painted tongue and groove ceiling; light point.
The heating for the house and garden cottage is provided by a RHI approved wood pellet system and receives significant income to recover some of the cost of the installation of the Biomass boiler. In addition there is an oil fired boiler in the laundry room.
Hotpress with insulated copper cylinder.
Inglenook fireplace with enclosed cast iron stove on quarry tiled hearth, painted wood mantle over; glazed patio doors to garden; 3 Velux roof windows; single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps; range of paint finished eye and floor level cupboards and drawers; formica worktops; cooker; Bosch dishwasher and washing machine; Zanussi electric hob and oven.
Currently used as a study. French door to terrace.
Built in furniture including fitted wardrobe and shelved cupboards; LED lighting.
White suite comprising mermaid clad shower cubicle with adjustable and soaker head, thermostatically controlled shower, folding glass shower doors; extractor fan over; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, glass shelf, mirror and strip light over; close coupled wc.
Boiler house with oil fired boiler. The cottage is heated as part of the wood pellet system.
Informal lawns to rear with flagged terrace to side leading to a woodland walk.
The property is approached by a sweeping gravel driveway through mature parkland leading to the front of the house, with ample parking to the side.
Informal gardens surround the house, laid out in grass and planted with a fine selection of mature shrubs and trees with a path leading to a delightful terrace with south westerly aspect overlooking the grounds and tennis court.
The charming gardens between the house and garden cottage are on two levels - the upper level includes a small vegetable garden with greenhouse, potting shed, Biomass heating boiler house and wood pellet store nearby. The lower level has been expertly planted with decorative plants and flowers intersected with gravel paths leading to a Yorkstone terrace, partially enclosed with manicured Irish Yew hedging.
There are beautiful walks around the gardens and through the woodland leading to a wildlife pond surrounded by non cultivated grassland and specimen trees. Wildlife thrives in this area which is free from fertilizers or pesticides.
With gravel path between two beds.
Akvaterm-Oy biomass boiler linked to the house and garden cottage; galvanized pellet storage to rear.
Partially flagged and gravelled; log store; oil storage tank.
Enclosed and with a hardcourt surface a short distance from the house.
Situated 100 meters from the house and approached through a door from the driveway, a rustic pergola swathed with Clematis leads you to the gardens which open to a stunning landscape of lawns, formal and informal beds sweeping down to a delightful pond creating a most appealing central feature. The gardens are studded with a fine selection of shrubs and trees including Silver Birch, Scots Pine, Rhododendrons, an array of spring flowering bulbs, gravel paths and pergolas covered with Wisteria and Climbing Roses.
As you walk through the garden, you come across a lovely terrace and summer house overlooking the pond.
Double gates open to the parkland.
The extensive parkland, intertwined with the informal garden and agricultural lands, are planted with a fine selection of mature native trees including Scots Pine, Oak, Chestnut and Sycamore and include a large pond which attracts a wide variety of wildlife.
Extending to about 13.5 acres or thereabouts, and subdivided into convenient sized fields, the lands are laid down to grass with mains water laid on to drinking troughs and are fenced for sheep. The lands provide good grazing for a range of livestock.
The lands are a mixture of old and young woodland planted in the last 20 years including Oak, Ash, Beech and Rowan. The old woodland includes Oak, Sycamore and Scots Pine.
A compact range of stores set within the grounds and approached from a laneway include:-
Sliding doors; fluorescent lights and power points.
The paddocks, laid down in grass, are situated to the front of the house. The woodlands are a mixture of ancient woodland and young trees planted in the last 15 years including Oak, Ash, Beech and Rowan. The ancient woodland includes Oak, Sycamore and Scots Pine. Additional agricultural lands are available by separate negotiation.
Approached through ½ stable door.
Hotpress with insulated copper cylinder and immersion heater; wood laminate floor.
1½ tub single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mono mixer tap; range of painted finish eye and floor level cupboards and drawers; formica worktops, matching peninsula breakfast bar; integrated 'Hotpoint' electric oven and 4 ring ceramic hob with pull out canopy concealing extractor unit and light; 'Beko' dishwasher; integrated fridge; ½ stable door to terrace; fluorescent light; feature bay window; door to:-
Sliding patio door and side panel leading to terrace.
Sliding patio door and side panel leading to terrace.
White suite comprising tiled panel jacuzzi bath with chrome centrally located mixer taps; pedestal wash hand basin, strip light over; close coupled wc; tiled shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower; glass shower door and side panel; heated towel radiator.
Ample gravelled parking to front.
Range of 2 stables with light and power points.
Spacious gardens laid down to lawns enclosed with picket fencing and Beech hedging, and planted with a selection of ornamental shrubs. A generous flagged terrace stretches across the length of the cottage. The cottage has a separate access from the county road.
Plans have been drawn to extend this cottage to provide additional accommodation.
£550,000. Rates Payable = £3,014.00 per annum (approx)
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