It was announced last week that a temporary stamp duty holiday would come into effect immediately on all homes under £500,000 in Northern Ireland and England.
This stamp duty holiday is expected to last until 31st March 2021 and aims to boost the property market and aid those who are struggling to buy a house due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Propertynews.com are showcasing 5 dream homes for sale in Northern Ireland that you can buy to avail of this stamp duty holiday.
5 dream homes for sale in Northern Ireland under £500,000
1. 96 Ballywillin Road from Simon Brien Residential (Lisburn Road) & Tim Martin & Co (Saintfield)
Perched on the periphery of Derryboy village is 96 Ballywillin Road, an impressive detached home in a highly sought-after and tranquil location.
Built to an exceptional standard, the beautifully presented accommodation extends to approximately 3,600 sq ft, ensuring there is plenty of room for all the family.
The interior comprises of 2 reception rooms, a superb open plan kitchen / dining area, pantry, utility room, ground floor shower room, office, 5 bedrooms, luxurious master ensuite and a first floor shower room.
This property also benefits from an integral garage.
Moving outside and the gardens are fully enclosed and enjoy stunning views over the County Down countryside. With a decorative pebbled patio area and extensive lawns, it is the perfect space for outdoor entertaining and play.
2. 38 Birch Hill Road from Colin Graham Residential
38 Birch Hill Road is a fantastic detached home for sale in County Antrim.
The 4,000 sq ft of interiors rests on a circa 0.5 acre site, combining together to offer the ultimate in family living.
This residence is accessed via twin entrance pillars and electric gates that leads to an extensive brick paviour driveway area.
The accommodation is magnificent and briefly comprises of 6 reception areas and 4 bedrooms. The piano room is undoubtedly the focal point of the home with dual aspect windows and French doors allowing natural light to flood the area. These French doors also provide access to the heated pool which is found in the rear garden!
There is also a luxury fitted kitchen with island unit and breakfast bar, games room with feature corner windows and a breakfast room.
The property further benefits from 3 ensuites and a beautiful family bathroom with freestanding claw foot bath.
3. 3 Laurelhill Road from Stewart Estate Agents
3 Laurelhill Road is a fine and elegant country residence found in Donaghcloney, County Armagh.
The interior is spacious and bright with an open plan kitchen / dining / living room found at the heart of the home. This bespoke fitted kitchen by The Design Yard has been beautifully crafted and framed. There are feature cabinets finished in oak, granite work surfaces and a feature island with a carved design. A sandstone fireplace with cast iron inset and granite hearth is found in the living area, adding a warm and cosy touch to the open space.
A second impressive sandstone fireplace is found in the drawing room.
The interior also contains a sunroom with vaulted ceiling, dining room, 4 generous bedrooms with ensuite facilities and a downstairs WC.
There is also a detached double garage block which can house a first floor office or games room.
If you are searching for a home in the country, then this may be the one for you.
4. April Cottage, 77 Ballybarnes Road from Ulster Property Sales (Newtownards)
Ideally located close to Newtownards town centre, yet still retaining a rural feel, April Cottage is perfect for those working commuters looking to escape the bustle of the surrounding towns and cities.
Beautifully renovated and modernised, the high attention to detail throughout this home is evident. From the feature wooden cladding to the unique double doors that connect the family space to the formal areas, it is clear that thought has been put into every area of the property.
The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is the hub of the home which contains an array of built-in appliances and a luxury range of high and low level units. Feature sliding wooden doors open to the formal living area where double doors to the patio area are found.
The accommodation also contains 4 bedrooms, the master with ensuite facilities and a dressing room, and a modern family bathroom.
5. 60 Ringneill Road from John Minnis (Comber)
If you are searching for a home with outstanding water vistas, then you do not want to miss 60 Ringneill Road.
Perched on the shores on Strangford Lough, this detached home in Comber enjoys spectacular views across the water, the Mourne Mountains and the rolling countryside.
The interiors are bright and versatile to suit the needs of a range of purchasers. The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is the perfect space to relax as a family with the large windows offering unrivalled views across the lough.
The accommodation also comprises of a family room, utility room, 4 generous bedrooms, 3 ensuite facilities and a master dressing room.
With numerous coastal and country walks nearby, it is a great spot for outdoor lovers.
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