The Woodsman's Cottage
15 November 2018

Contemporary cottage


Woodsman’s Cottage is part of a delightful old mill, converted in 2008 into a unique development of seven fabulous natural stone homes.

Located at the edge of the Seaforde Demesne, this development has is finished to an incredibly high specification and includes the Groom’s, Footman’s, Woodsman’s and Millar’s Cottages backing onto a central courtyard. The marvellous location enjoys breathtaking views over the County Down countryside and is just 10 minutes from the seaside town of Newcastle and 35 minutes from Belfast.

The Woodsman's Cottage

Evoking both character and charm, the cottage has been brilliantly designed to reflect both its origins as an old mill while contemporary finishes give it modern appeal.

The original stone has been incorporated throughout the property, forming an integral part of the interior design.

The house beautifully combines the old with modern luxury living and the two-storey abode is comprised of an entrance porch, entrance hall with cloakroom facilities, bright living room through to a beautiful kitchen/dining area, utility room and three bedrooms all with en suites and a potential fourth bedroom or dressing room.

Outside, the communal central courtyard is looked after by a management company. A private garden laid in lawn belongs to Woodsman’s Cottage and there is also a gravelled area to the front with plenty of room for parking.


Steeping through the front door into a porch, this leads to an impressive entrance hall which showcasing natural pine staircase. Here, this is a beautiful curved, full-length window and glass door set in the original stone wall which leads out to the courtyard. This bright space is finished with solid wood strip flooring and offers great storage under the stairs.

Entrance hall

The ground floor bedroom enjoys fantastic views looking out over the courtyard and its own glazed door leading outside. This room has its own modern en suite with a tiled shower.

In the living room, the exposed original stone walls blend perfectly with a feature fireplace in brick and solid wooden flooring. Another large curved window and glazed door leads to the courtyard from the lounge.

The kitchen/dining room is an ultra-modern space, beautifully finished with dark wood units and a natural stone wall. There is an integrated dishwasher, space for an Aga range and plumbing for an American fridge/freezer.

Living room

Kitchen/dining room

Also located on the ground floor is a WC and a utility room with a range of units and plumbing for a washing machine and there is space for a tumble dryer.

A Velux window superbly illuminates the landing upstairs which is wonderfully finished with solid wooden flooring.

Two of the first-floor bedrooms are similarly brightened up by Velux windows and both possess en suites which also benefit from the charming exposed natural stone exterior walls.

The master bedroom boasts a particularly impressive en suite with panelled bath and overhead shower. There is a fourth bedroom or dressing room which also has a Velux window.



Price: £219,950

Contact: Ulster Property Sales

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