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Decadent delight in County Armagh

This magnificent listed home embraces period style and bold design along with beautiful bespoke features.

Stunning architectural design, decadent décor and spacious interiors come together to make this County Armagh home stand out from the rest.

This exquisite 1840s detached residence of the former Woodford Estate rests in quiet grounds with the Ballynahone River passing through.

Sympathetically restored, the property retains its original character and charm and an array of exceptional features can be found throughout the accommodation.

Many areas of the house have an extravagant aesthetic due to the bold use of gold paint that highlights decorative architraves that is coupled with feature wallpapers.

Markethill Road Dining Room

This dwelling comprises of an entrance hall, cloakroom with WC, dining room, drawing room, sun room, kitchen/living/dining area, sitting room, a utility room, four bedrooms, two en suites and a family bathroom.

Five large attic rooms, luggage room and a study can also be found in this house.

This property rests in almost two acres of grounds. Yet, it is only a short drive from Armagh City.

Markethill Road Grand Landing

The hallway is lavish, and you would be forgiven for thinking that you had stepped into the home of royalty.

The beautiful period features have been accentuated with gold paint which sits nicely beside the stylish staircase and original mosaic tiled floor.

A superb fireplace and Yotul wood burning stove can also be found in the entrance hall.

A cloakroom is located off the hallway and features a stunning wash hand basin and part panelled walls. There is also a built-in safe to store your valuables securely.

Markethill Road Living Room

This decadent décor continues into the drawing room where gold paint draws attention to the beautiful ornate ceiling that helps to create an elegant space to relax.

There is also a marble fireplace with gas stove which complements the original stained floorboards perfectly.

Markethill Road Sun Room

This room opens into a sun room which features parquet floors and glazed doors that provides access to the garden.

The formal dining room contains beautiful panelled walls by designer Clive Christian with gold leaf edging, walnut alcoves and another exquisite original corniced ceiling.

This room also contains a feature fireplace with gas fire and stained floorboards.

A fireplace made from Armagh marble sits pride of place within the sitting room. Here you will find more decorative cornicing and ceiling rose.

Markethill Road Kitchen

If this house hasn’t already swept you off your feet, then the modern kitchen/living/dining room certainly will.

This bright and spacious area flows into an orangery which overlooks the mature gardens.

The beautiful bespoke units are by kitchen designer Mark Williamson and feature quartz surfaces, integrated fridge freezer, a twin old Belfast sink and an Aga cooker.

There is also a freestanding unit by Chalon and a fireplace with electric fire.

A well-equipped utility room can be found just off the kitchen.

Markethill Road Bedroom

Spectacular period wallpaper coupled with more gold paint that showcases the ornate ceiling and archway can be found in the landing.

The bedrooms are spacious and stylish. The master benefits from a luxury en suite bathroom complete with a marble wash hand basin, a fully tied shower cubicle and a free-standing bath on feet.

Markethill Road Bedroom Two

The second bedroom contains a feature fireplace along with another luxury en suite that features a sunken jet type bath with hand shower.

The luxurious family bathroom contains a free-standing bath along with a marble wash hand basin that is set in an attractive vanity unit.

More stairs in an inner hallway leads to a landing that contains a study and various attic rooms, one of which has an exposed brick fireplace and built-in robe.

The gardens are as charming as the interior. Outside, an array of trees and a secluded patio area can be found along with a meandering river.

Markethill Road Garden

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