21 October 2016

Property of the Week – 91 Ballydonaghy Road, Dundrod


RURAL RETREAT – Surround yourself with beauty in this fine family home.

Set in spectacular grounds of around five acres with its own woodland this attractive modern home was built 14 years ago on the historic settlement of Crawfordsburn owned as part of the Earl of Antrim’s Estate.

A private gated laneway opens into glorious grounds where two original cottages which have been transformed into a work shop and stable block add to the rural charm.

The gardens are full of natural beauty with mature landscaped lawns, a young forest planted with native trees and a pretty orchard all surrounded by breathtaking countryside.

For anyone with equestrian interests or keen to develop a small holding there is plenty of room to create a paddock /sand school or to accommodate animals.

The house itself makes a statement with a glamorous interior offering generous living accommodation with four reception rooms and five bedrooms.

The family friendly design provides flexibility and recent renovations has further enhanced this beautiful home.

Ideal for anyone yearning to escape a busy lifestyle this home offers the perfect retreat yet is only 9.9 miles from Lisburn City Centre, 11 miles from Belfast City Centre and 6.5 miles from Belfast International Airport.

Inside there is an elegant feel to the property and finishes will impress with tastefully chosen high quality flooring and beautiful fireplaces.

Polished porcelain floor tiles add a touch of class to the entrance hall and the drawing room features a beautiful limestone fireplace with open fire.

French doors open into a bright and modern sun room from where more French doors open to the spectacular gardens.

There is a study and a cosy family room and lovely formal dining room with a marble fireplace.

The kitchen is open to a living and dining area and is fitting with smart solid oak units with granite worktops.

You can cook up a feast here with ease as there is a fabulous Rangemaster stove with six gas rings and a hotplate as well as two electric ovens, a grill and an integrated microwave oven.

The room is finished with attractive polished porcelain flooring. A rear hallway leads to a downstairs cloakroom and utility which is fitted with a good range of units.

Upstairs and a lovely feature gallery landing leads to the bedrooms which are all modern and bright.

The master is fitted with two double built in wardrobes and comes with a contemporary en suite with circular shower cubicle and feature radiator nicely finished with polished porcelain wall and floor tiles.

The family bathroom has a designer feel with a free standing white bath, circular shower unit and again is finished with striking polished porcelain floor and wall tiling.

This lovely family home is complemented by its great outdoors.

Electric gates with a video intercom system open onto a private concrete driveway which cuts through the tree lined gardens where beautiful landscaped beds and borders are planted with a range of delightful shrubs and flowers.

As well as the pretty gardens there is two acres of planted forest for the children to play and build dens in.

An orchard comes with a hen coop and there is a circular lawned area with beautiful landscaping.

The two quaint old stone outbuildings are an added bonus and there is a garden shed and a stable block with two loose boxes.

91 Ballydonaghy Road, Dundrod – view this property on our website
Offers Around £435,000
Call McClelland Salter, tel 92674121

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