Historic home built as infamous ship sets sail in 1911.
The Titanic had set sail on its maiden voyage when this very special Co. Down country home was being built.
Its fascinating history includes documents giving an account of a sighting of the infamous ship on her journey from Belfast to Southampton while the house was under construction.
The house was ready a year later in 1912 and was the area’s principal dispensary and the family home of Dr Moore.
It is a handsome property which sits on an elevated site offering views over the surrounding countryside to the Irish Sea, with the Isle of Man framed on the horizon and from the southerly aspect towards the Mourne Mountains.
Mature trees and beautiful gardens surround what is a spacious and gracious family home.
Inside there is character and charm aplenty in its many rooms which include four first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom, a ground floor family room with potential as a guest bedroom with en suite, three reception rooms, kitchen and utility.
There is also a large original coach house to the rear which has the potential for conversion to a games room, office or studio.
A porch with original tiled floor opens into the hallway where a nod to the coastal scenery is found in a cute feature porthole window.
The drawing room is bright and charming with dual aspect windows including a huge bay with views towards the sea. A marble fireplace takes pride of place and the room is finished with original cornicing on its high ceilings.
There is a formal dining room and family room both with feature fireplaces and cornicing. Beside the family room is a shower room.
The kitchen is next door to a quaint breakfast room with Aga cooker and built in shelving. Fitted with a good range of white units, a lovely addition to the kitchen is a multi-fuel stove.
At the top of the staircase is a large gallery window which casts light across the landing.
The master bedroom has a feature period cast iron fireplace and views looking out towards the Mourne Mountains. All of the remaining three bedrooms also have fireplaces.
There is a WC on this floor which is separate from the bathroom – another spacious room with a large picture window and solid wood strip flooring.
The gardens of this home are a delight with front steps leading to vast lawns with numerous mature trees and shrubs plus an orchard with a variety of fruit trees.
Electric gates open onto the driveway.