We’ve got that Friday feeling because it’s time to count down our top ten PropertyNews.com dream houses. Each and every week we are spoilt for choice at the incredible homes which come on to the market in Northern Ireland, and this week is no exception – so, let’s get started!
1. Forthaven from Aria Residential
First up on our list is 15 Forthaven in Ballyclare, County Antrim. This beautiful detached four-bedroom home is part of a popular new development situated close to highly regarded schools and benefits from quick links to Belfast and further afield. On the ground floor of this property, there are 3 large reception rooms, a WC and a modern dining kitchen with French doors to the rear of the property. Upstairs, there are four spacious double bedrooms with a master en-suite and exquisite family bathroom. If you’re looking for somewhere new for your growing family, then Forthaven could be for you!
2. Ashley Gardens from Independent Property Estates Ltd
The second house on our list is 15 Ashley Gardens in Bangor, County Down. This is second four-bedroom detached property to make our list and it doesn’t disappoint. Based just outside of Bangor Town Centre, this spacious home is only a stone’s throw from the sea and benefits from quick connections to Groomsport, Donaghadee and the Ards Peninsula. Upon entering the property, you’ll be greeted by a spacious hallway which connects a formal living room, galley kitchen, dining room with sliding doors to the garden and the first of the four bedrooms. Upstairs, there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with corner shower. To the rear of the property there is a large garden and a detached garage.
3. Rathcoole Cottage from GOC Estate Agents
The third property to make our list is a fantastic terrace in South Belfast. 203 Great Northern Street, is a beautiful red brick property packed full of charm! This two-bedroom Victorian terrace has fantastic links to the City Centre and benefits from its proximity to Windsor Park and Stanmillis. On the ground floor of the property, there is a formal sitting room and a large dining kitchen with access to the rear of the property. Upstairs, there are two double bedrooms, a study and a bathroom with shower over bath. This property has been finished to an excellent standard and has original fireplaces throughout.
4. Sonoma, Belmont Road from Rodgers & Browne
The fourth house on our list is the spectacular 344 Belmont Road in East Belfast. This prominent six bedroom, semi-detached property is located in the popular Belmont Road area. Spread across three floors, this unique property offers six bedrooms, four reception rooms and a self-contained office or studio. This beautiful family home has been tastefully decorated to enhance its period charm and unique features including stained glass, ornate carved wooden staircase and cornicing. The kitchen of the property has a country feel with a double AGA range and 6-ring AGA Stove. This house needs to be seen to be believed and will make a unique home for a large family.
5. Breton Hall from Fred Dalzell & Partners
The fifth property on this week’s list is another stunning red brick property, this time it’s 5 Breton Hall in Lisburn, County Antrim. This Georgian style property is part of an award winning and sought after development called Breton Hall. On the ground floor of the property, there are three reception rooms and a spacious living space with wood burning stove and fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Upstairs, there are three good-sized bedrooms, a spacious master with an en-suite shower room and the main bathroom. There is a detached garage and a garden with a paved patio area. Can you imagine 15 Breton Hall as your next home?
6. Carnesure Mews from Reeds Rains
The sixth property on our list is 12 Carnesure Mews in Comber, County Down. This property is part of an exclusive development nestled just outside of Comber, close to the shores of Strangford Lough. On the ground floor of this property, there is a lounge with wood burning stove, open plan living space and a kitchen with doors to the garden. Three bedrooms, a large master with en-suite and a family bathroom with walk-in shower and bath can be found upstairs. This end property has an easy to maintain garden with views of rolling countryside.
7. South Parade from Hampton Estates
The seventh house to make our list is 21 South Parade, this Victorian mid terrace property sits on a tree lined street in the popular Ormeau Road area of South Belfast. This fantastic dwelling hides an incredible heart of the home. On the ground floor of the property, there is a drawing room, lounge, study, WC and an open plan kitchen area with skylights and French doors to the rear. Upstairs, there are four spacious bedrooms, two of which have original fireplaces and a family bathroom with a free-standing bath and corner shower. Not only that, but this property has a courtyard to the rear with room for a shed.
8. Ardenlee Avenue from John Minnis
Property eight on our list is 156 Ardenlee Avenue in South Belfast. We’re loving the red brick today and this semi-detached property is another beautiful example. This property has been recently renovated to an exceptional standard throughout. On the ground floor of the property, there is a lounge, a large kitchen diner with a utility room and WC. On the second floor, there are two spacious double rooms, a third smaller study/nursery and a family bathroom. On the top floor of the property is the master bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Not only that, but this property also has gravelled drive for two cars and a paved courtyard to the rear.
9. Killaire Road from Simon Brien
The penultimate house on our list is 1 Killaire Road in Bangor, County Down. This large detached property is set along the shore of Belfast Lough and has unspoilt views of the coastline. Upon entering the property, you are greeted with a statement pine staircase and stained glass insert. On the ground floor, there are two living areas, a dining room with a separate bar area, large kitchen, utility, WC and double garage. On the lower ground floor, there are two games rooms, wine cellar and a workshop. On the second floor, there is a large atrium with five en-suite bedrooms including a guest room with family bathroom. This quirky property has a lot of potential to put your own stamp on – will it be yours?
10. Plas Mergyn from Templeton Robinson
The final property on our list is a true showstopper! Bruar or 6 Plas Merdyn in Holywood, County Down, is a unique detached property with outstanding views of Belfast Lough. The property sits on a large plot with a mature garden with borders and paved surround drive and patio. On the ground floor of the property, there are five spacious reception rooms, including a drawing room with a half bay and a large country style kitchen with doors through to the dining room and a utility with WC. On the second floor of the property, there are four good-sized bedrooms including a master with en-suite and a second study. On the third floor, there is the final bedroom and a hot press. This incredible property is one of a kind and will make a spectacular home for the right family.