A country home in Co. Down that offers breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside and the Mourne Mountains is on the market with an asking price of £495,000.
This detached home for sale rests in the hamlet of Temple, between Carryduff, Saintfield, Lisburn and Ballynahinch.
Known as Templerise, this 5 bedroom residence includes an art studio, luxury bathroom and spacious dining areas. Most rooms offer spectacular views across some of Northern Ireland’s most loved landmarks – the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob.
The dwelling, as it is now, was constructed from an original cottage which is now used as an office on the ground floor.
The layout is flexible to suit the needs of the individual and could be used for self-contained accommodation if desired.
The main building includes a family room with cast-iron fireplace and double doors that open onto the patio area in the garden.
There is also a high-spec fitted kitchen that is complete with a Rayburn oil-fired range and integrated appliances.
The accommodation in the main house extends to approximately 2,600 sq.ft. and consists of beautifully presented interiors. The ground floor boasts a lounge layout which is perfect for family life, as well as a guest bedroom with ensuite shower room.
A further three bedrooms are found on the first floor, along with an ensuite, family bathroom and an attic, which can also be used as a fifth bedroom.
An art studio is also found on the first floor. It is the ideal space for keen artists to capture to beauty of the surrounding areas on canvas.
Well-maintained and mature gardens extend to almost 0.7 acres and provide many areas to unwind and take in the stunning vistas.
Beyond that, there is also a paddock of approximately one acre which can be accessed from the site, as well as a barn which could be used as a stable block or garage.
Outdoor lovers and sporting fans can take advantage of the two golf courses located nearby while working commuters can access public transport with bus routes to Belfast and Newcastle close-by.
Templerise is a home that offers all the benefits of rural life, resting off a private laneway, but with the convenience of local amenities nearby.
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* Price correct at time of publishing
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