Mansion House- Holywood haven with stable block
Mansion House- Holywood haven with stable block
This beautiful home at a highly sought after address has an added bonus of a converted 19th century stable block.
With cavernous accommodation that includes four bedrooms, cloakroom, bathroom, en suite and separate shower room, this welcoming abode is teeming with essential 21st century trappings.
An elegant drawing room, living room and stunning orangery with double doors on all sides as well as a home office of 1,000sq ft - there is access from house and also separate inside staircase - means this is flexible living at its best. The separate accommodation could easily be a granny annexe or teenage suite depending on your needs.
This Holywood home has been finished to a very high degree with immaculate decoration while being kitted out with every possible convenience.
There are private and mature gardens as well as Phoenix Gas central heating all in a private site accessed by solid gates with electric remote control. There is also ample parking with room here for several cars.
Expect stunning bright interiors throughout.
The owner says : "This is a great house for any family. There is space for everyone to enjoy - for quiet reflection or great parties as the entire ground floorcan be opened up into the kitchen where everyone ends up!
"The location is very convenient and the gardens very private. It really is a lovely home."
Behind the front door at this exclusive address is an enclosed entrance porch with a ceramic tiled floor with double doors which give to a gracious entrance hall with more of that ceramic tiled flooring and a well-appointed cloakroom to one side.
This leads to a good-sized family room that has lovely features including double doors with bevelled glass, a limestone fireplace and walk-in storage space.
Next is a characterful living room - which is open plan to the luxurious kitchen. There's a beautiful carved pine fireplace with a tile and brick inset and freestanding multi-fuel stove, old pine beams and solid oak flooring.
This gives in turn to the kitchen with bespoke units, a four - oven Aga, four - ring hob, black granite worktops, a centre island, waste disposal unit and a built-in dishwasher. There are also three sets of double doors to the deck and patio.
That magnificient orangery follows with double doors to the front, side and rear featuring Pilkington heat retaining K Glass and feature Clerestory roof and Italian floor tiles with an independently-controlled underfloor heating system. Upstairs is equally impressive with a vaulted ceiling in the first floor landing and velux window that lets natural light flood in.
The master bedroom follows woth a built-in cupboard and trendy en suite with a walk-in double showerlux cubicle with Hans Grohe shower unit featuring separate body jets, a heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and more built-in storage.
Two more good-sized bedrooms follow and the luxury main bathroom has a Duravit suite in pristine white, a bath with central taps, shower unit, feature vertical radiato, half-tiled walls and a tiled floor.
Bedroom four, meanwhile, has double doors which open onto a Juliet balcony. This room is next to a well-appointed shower room with a fully tiled cubicle, Duravit Philippe Starck-designed wash hand basin, low flush loo, white towel rail and even original pine flooring.
With a muted colour palette of cream and white throughout- which maximises the light in this home - it is easy for any new owner to impose their own personal stamp on this incredible property.
And with access both from the main residence and its own stairs, the home/office/studio-which was part of the original stable block - could easily function as a separate annex for a family member or guests.
With column radiators, an original wooden floor, a kitchen area with sink and plumbed for a dishwasher as well as independently- controlled heating zone, computer wiring, superb insulation and double glass doors to the outside stairs - this is a highly useful and interesting addition to this property.
Outside is a covered car port, a double garage with light, power, a work bench and inspection pit, while there is an original cobbled floor to the former stables.
Finally, the utility room has a full set of built-in units, plumbed for the usual appliances, parttiled walls and a sink with double drainer makes this one grand and very flexible home for anyone. Of course Cultra has become one of the province's most sought-afetr addresses due to its scenic coastal location while being a short commute to Belfast city centre.
Also, on your doorstep is Royal North Of Ireland Yacht Club, Royal Belfast Golf Club, Holywood town centre with its fashionable boutiques, cafes and restaurants, the lovely seashore close by and handy access to George Best Belfast City Airport.