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Grand design: Unique home in Upper Ballinderry

This jaw-dropping home in Upper Ballinderry combines the traditional with the ultra-contemporary that will charm any viewer.

From the picture perfect white washed thatched cottage at the front, you step into a magnificent modern extension that is made from glass and wood.

The rear exterior at Legatirriff House . This image shows the exterior of the extension which contains large windows that overlooks the country views.

Fusing the old with the new, the two juxtaposing sections of this one-of-a-kind property blends together beautifully, adding luxury and makes the most of the surrounding rural views.

Nestled in beautiful landscaped grounds, this listed Georgian cottage is connected to the oak and glass sun room by two glazed links around a central courtyard.

The exterior of the modern conservatory in Legatirriff House. two glazed links connect the main house to the extension. This extension is made from wood and glass. Image used in the Grand design: Unique home in Upper Ballinderry blog post.

The Grade 1 listed original house is believed to date back to the 1700’s. During the construction of the extension in 2011, the property was re-thatched and lime rendered.

The accommodation briefly comprises of five bedrooms, a dressing room / nursery or study, two bathrooms, three reception areas and a downstairs WC.

This dwelling benefits from panoramic views across Lough Neagh, offering peace and tranquility, yet is situated only one mile from the A26 which leads to the M1.

Exterior of original cottage at Legatirriff House. This is a detached, two storey cottage with thatched roof. A floral arch and hedge separates the garden from the road. Image used in the Grand design: Unique home in Upper Ballinderry blog post.

Potential buyers enter through a floral archway and along a path which is lined by a neat lawns and flowerbeds.

The original cottage charm has been retained with original window shutters, feature fireplace with wood burning stove and picture rail. However, the interior has also been tastefully updated to suit modern day living.

The traditional cottage style combined with modern finishes continues in the dining room where a stunning fireplace with cast iron inset catches the eye. Original bi-folding doors are also found in this room.

The lounge interior at Legatirriff House. This image features an original feature fireplace with wood burning stove.

The lounge is a relaxing space and features a wood burning stove with wooden mantelpiece.

A spacious and contemporary kitchen contains a range of units that is finished with granite worktops. There are an array of integrated appliances including a Hotpoint oven, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool induction hob and Neff fridge / freezer.

The kitchen interior at Legatirriff House.

Solid oak doors provides access to a glazed hallway which links the oak and glazed sun room.

This contemporary space contains a vaulted ceiling and aluminium glazing which looks out over the countryside and Lough Neagh.

This area has a generous sitting space as well as a dining area with a Scan wood burning stove. Bi-fold doors provides access to a patio.

There is also a concealed utility room that contains high and low level units, a solid oak worktop along with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The interior of the conservatory at Legatirriff House. This extension is made from wood and glass and contains a vaulted ceiling. A wood burning stove is the focal point in the image.

On the first floor, there are three beautifully presented bedrooms with tongue and grove ceilings. There is also an additional room which could function as either a dressing room or study. A family bathroom is also found on the first floor.

This family bathroom is well-presented and contains a Bristan panelled bath and walk-in shower enclosure with drencher shower. A luxury feel is emitted from the designer Kohrer vanity unit with granite worktop and splash back as well as a built-in vanity mirror.

Bedroom interior at Legatirriff House. This bedroom has wood panelled walls. Image used in the Grand design: Unique home in Upper Ballinderry blog post

A second hallway on the ground floor leads to a shower room and bedroom four, from where stairs lead to the fifth bedroom.

The exterior is just as exquisite as the interior with a pond, patio and gardens landscaped with mature trees and wild flowers. There is also a wood store and shed along with parking for multiple cars.

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