The exterior of 12 Windmill Road.
19 March 2020

Stylish new build by award-winning architects on the market


Award-winning house architects, Marshall McCann Architects, have created an ultra-contemporary new build home with their latest design in Hillsborough village.

Inside is a spacious and bright 3,500 sq ft of calming space which contains all the comforts that you would expect from an upmarket home.

This property rests in a tranquil country location that is only a mile and a half from the quaint village of Hillsborough.

The entrance hall at 12 Windmill Road, a new build home in Hillsborough. This area contains a double height vaulted ceiling and large windows, allowing natural light to fill the spacious entrance hall.

It is evident that a considerable amount of thought has gone into planning the interior to create a mix of open plan space with individual reception rooms, ensuring that this house caters for both family gatherings or simply relaxing in your own space.

A stunning open plan kitchen / living / dining area, a utility, family room, drawing room, pantry, boot room, WC and designated reading area are found on the ground floor.

The kitchen interior at 12 Windmill Road.

An office, family bathroom and five bedrooms, all with their own private ensuite, are found on the first floor. The master bedroom also benefits from a fitted walk-in dressing room.

Crisp white walls coupled with black framed windows creates a fresh architectural feel. Many windows sweep from the floor to the ceiling, allowing natural light to illuminate the open areas. The flooring that runs throughout the interior is a mixture of polished porcelain and high quality carpet.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area at 12 Windmill Road, a new build home in Hillsborough. Large floor to ceiling windows with black frames allow natural light to illuminate the open space. The black frames contrast beautifully with the crisp white walls.

The kitchen will be by design house Laura Dallat in Ballymena and sanitary ware are by the upmarket showroom Shrivers.

This property is still under construction, allowing the purchaser to make these rooms their own and add their own personal stamp.

Energy efficiency was a major consideration of the design.

The building is air-tight and also thermally insulated to a standard that surpasses building control regulations.

The lounge interior at 12 Windmill Road. Floor to ceiling windows allow natural light to illuminate the area. The black window frames contrast beautifully with the white walls.

This new build home benefits from an underfloor heating system and there is also a modern air source pump that provides thermal energy for heating and hot water.

If all this is not enough, the house also has a ventilation system that extracts stale air and replaces with fresh filtered air.

A dramatic double-height entrance hall welcomes the purchaser and provides the ‘wow-factor,’ making it clear that this Hillsborough property is an outstanding example of modern architectural design.

A contemporary kitchen rests at the heart of the home, creating a welcoming family hub and is also large enough to entertain guests. There is also a separate pantry to store additional appliances.

Light fills the first floor where there is an open galleried landing that is further enhanced by a vaulted ceiling.

A private office space is incorporated into this area. High speed broadband access is available which will appeal to students and those working from home.

The master bedroom interior at 12 Windmill Road, a new build home in Hillsborough.

The master bedroom is a decadent area complete with a vaulted ceiling and a good-sized dressing room that can be adapted to the personal taste of the purchaser.

This dressing area leads to a large ensuite which includes a shower, toilet and fitted ‘his and hers’ wash basins.

The guest room benefits from a similar ensuite. Three further bedrooms all have private showers and fitted wash basins.

The exterior is just as impressive as the interior with double entrance gates providing access to the sweeping driveway and forecourt.

CGI exterior of 12 Windmill Road, a new build home for sale in Hillsborough

The site extends to circa 1 acre and contains secluded, south facing patios and easily maintained gardens that are complimented by a wildflower meadow. There will also be a double garage.

12 Windmill Road is tucked away in one of Northern Ireland’s most sought-after places to reside. Hillsborough is renowned for its Georgian architecture, stunning forest park and award-winning restaurants.

This property is perfectly positioned for those who commute to Belfast and towards the south as both the A1 and M1 are a short drive away.

12 Windmill Road is currently being marketed by McClelland Salter and Colliers New Homes on

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