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Most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019

With 2019 drawing to a close, we are unveiling the top 10 most viewed houses on Propertynews.com this year!

From Killyleagh to Cultra, a converted garage to a listed building, this list has something for everyone.

Take a look below and reminisce about the year with Propertynews.com.

15 Newtownbreda Road

The front exterior of The Old School House.

It may already be sale agreed but 15 Newtownbreda Road is the most viewed property of 2019 on Propertynews.com.

Originally dating back to 1833, the stone built Old School House has been meticulously transformed by its current owners into a unique and charming family home.

The character details found throughout the interior really do intrigue with exposed stone walls, feature fireplaces in the reception areas and a window seat which came from the construction of the Titanic!

The accommodation comprises of a family room, living room, dining room with attractive marble fireplace, kitchen, utility, cloakroom, shower room, four generous bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The property further benefits from a detached, two storey garage with accommodation on the first floor.

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Magheramorne Estate

The front exterior of Magheramorne Estate. This is a spectacular house nestled in 40 acres of grounds. Beautifully landscaped gardens are found to the front of the property. Woodland surrounds the property.

Tucked away in a private setting with mature woodland in Larne is Magheramorne Estate, a spectacular, historic mansion with accommodation extending to 24,487 sq. ft.

The accommodation includes 19 bedrooms, the Blenheim Suite – which has capacity of 180 guests and the McGarel Suite which currently serves as a luxurious boardroom.

This B1 listed building is nestled in 40 acres of grounds with the formal gardens including water features, statues, landscaped lawns and an abundance of trees, plants and shrubs.

This property is currently sale agreed.

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226 Upper Malone Road

An aerial view of 226 Upper Malone Road. This is a large family home. Beautifully maintained lawns surround the property.

226 Upper Malone Road is an exquisite, traditional style residence set on c.8.5 acres of private grounds that overlooks Malone Golf Course.

The accommodation extends to approximately 8,000 sq.ft. with the interiors offering flexibility to suit the needs of the family.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is undoubtedly the focal point of the interior with floor to ceiling windows allowing the heart of the home to be illuminated with natural light. Sliding doors provides access to the extensive garden and patio area.

The interior also consists of a drawing room with attractive stone fireplace, family room, utility room, WC, laundry room, six bedrooms, four ensuites, master dressing room and a games room. There is also a double garage.

Beautifully maintained lawns surround the property. There is also a private gateway that leads to the Lagan Towpath.

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22 Circular Road West

The exterior of 2 Circular Road West. This is a large family home for sale in Cultra. A large tarmac area is seen to the front of the home, offering ample parking space. Well-maintained lawns are seen either side of the drive. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post.

Nestled in one of the finest settings in Cultra, Ivy Lodge enjoys superb views across Belfast Lough and the Co. Antrim shoreline.

Designed by popular architect Des Ewing, this dwelling provides substantial accommodation across three floors.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is a striking area with triple height full width windows overlooking the beautiful gardens and Belfast Lough. The double height ceiling with open pine beam rafters and eaves ceiling adds to the magnificence of the space.

The interior also contains a formal dining room, formal drawing room, cloakroom, study, sitting room, laundry room, two dressing areas, six bedrooms and more!

The unique setting of the house along with the exquisite interiors and quality finishes combine to create a one of a kind property.

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25 Cultra Avenue

The exterior of 25 Cultra Avenue. This large, detached house rests in beautifully landscaped gardens. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post.

25 Cultra Avenue is a substantial detached dwelling that occupies a magnificent 1 acre plot that consists of well-maintained lawns, beautiful landscaping and an array of plants, trees and shrubs.

Completed to a stunning specification, many ornate features are found throughout the interior, including high corniced ceiling, ceiling rose and period fireplaces.

The drawing room is a decadent area with a featured vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a fireplace with an ornate granite stone surround and double patio doors that opens to the gardens.

Hand crafted solid wood cabinet with granite worktops are found in the kitchen which is open to the living / dining area, creating a spacious heart of the home.

The accommodation also includes an impressive entrance hall, cloakroom, library, office, sun room , utility, pantry, six bedrooms – many of which benefit from ensuite facilities, and a shower room.

There is also a triple garage.

The gardens are just as stunning as the interior with manicured lawns, summer house with wood burning stove and an orchard area.

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3 The Courtyard

The exterior of 3 The Courtyard. This is a large detached house for sale in Dunadry. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post.

Located off the Dunadry Road is The Courtyard development, an exclusive development of four properties.

This detached family home has been finished to the highest of standards with quality touches peppered throughout the interior.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is a spectacular space and is complete with a central island with granite worktop, breakfast bar area and sliding doors to the terrace area. The windows above the island help to create a bright area, allowing natural light to illuminate the heart of the home.

There is also a private bar area with a feature fireplace, creating a cosy space to unwind.

The interior also comprises of a family room, living room with marble fireplace, sun room, cloakroom, four bedrooms, two ensuites and a family bathroom.

The property rests on a generous site with well maintained lawns, patio area with fire, water feature and parking space.

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37 Scaddy Road

The exterior of 37 Scaddy Road. This is a detached family home for sale in Co. Down. Well-maintained lawns rest to the front of the property. There is also an abundance of plants, trees and shrubs. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post.

37 Scaddy Road is a superb detached home that has been recently extended to provide over 6,000 sq.ft. of accommodation.

Tucked away in the rolling County Down countryside, this dwelling occupies a site of circa 3 acres and contains gardens that have been professionally landscaped, terraces, a feature dry stone wall and a woodland area.

The recently fitted, hand painted kitchen immediately captures the eye through its sheer beauty. The tulip wooden units complements the Silestone polished composite stone work surfaces perfectly. There is also an island with breakfast bar, a navy oil fired AGA and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. This kitchen is open to the dining and sitting area.

The accommodation also includes a drawing room with Limestone fireplace, a snug with wood burning stove, five bedrooms, four ensuites, entertainment area, cinema room and more!

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97 Ballybarnes Road

The exterior of 97 Ballybarnes Road. This is a detached family home in Holywood. Floor to ceiling windows surround the top floor of this property. A swimming pool and hot tub can be seen to the front of the image. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post

Designed by C2 architects of London to an exacting brief, this detached home combines a striking exterior with a unique interior, creating a charming and exciting place to live.

Large floor to ceiling windows are found in many rooms, allowing the purchaser to take advantage of the stunning views from the comfort of their own home.

The living room features these large windows along with a north facing balcony, offering views across your own private swimming pool and beyond.

The interior is flexible and contains an open kitchen / dining area, family room with a spiral staircase to the lower floor, four bedrooms, master ensuite bathroom and dressing area, modern bathroom with freestanding bath and a plant room.

This property rests on an elevated site of circa 2.2 acres and incorporates plants, shrubs, trees and lawns. Don’t forget about the heated swimming pool and hot tub.

Externally, the property boasts zinc, timber and glass which complements the rural surroundings beautifully.

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28A Osborne Drive

The exterior of 28A Osborne Drive. This is a converted garage in the heart of Malone. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019.

What was once a garage in South Belfast has been transformed into a unique and contemporary home in the heart of BT9.

Finished to the highest of standards throughout, this ultra-modern home even comes with a mobile phone that has apps to control the heating and lighting.

An open plan kitchen / living / dining area is a spectacular space and contains a feature exposed brick wall and a wood effect gas glass stove. Floor to ceiling windows overlooks the garden and allows the open plan area to be illuminated with natural light.

The interior also consists of three bedrooms, master ensuite, utility area, WC and a family bathroom.

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23 Sheridan Drive

An aerial view of 23 Sheridan Drive. Belfast Lough can be seen in the background of the image. Image used in the The most viewed houses on Propertynews.com in 2019 blog post.

Resting on the coast in Helen’s Bay is 23 Sheridan Drive, a magnificent detached dwelling that is set on an elevated site that offers unrivalled views across Belfast Lough.

The views are breath-taking and all reception rooms benefit from the Belfast Lough vista.

The living room is a spacious and open area with glazed windows lining the wall. Doors open to the rear terraces where the views can be fully appreciated.

A stylish aesthetic is emitted from the kitchen area through the black granite worktop found on the large island unit.

The accommodation also includes a drawing room, sun room, walk-in pantry, utility room, four bedrooms and a shower room.

These views need to be seen to be believed.

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