2020 was a year that many of us will not forget. It was the year of staying at home.
Before we say goodbye to 2020, we are taking a look at the top 10 most viewed houses of last year on Propertynews.com.
Top 10 most viewed homes of 2020 on Propertynews.com
1. 10 Brompton Road from Independent Property Estates Ltd
10 Brompton Road is a stunning contemporary residence for sale in Bangor.
On the market at £1.5m, this detached home offers spectacular views over Brompton Bay, Belfast Lough and beyond.
The exquisite interior covers approximately 2,840 Sq. Ft. and offers superb accommodation, open living space and an award-winning mature garden.
The open plan kitchen / living area is undoubtedly the focal point of the home with large windows extending the length of the wall, providing the perfect vantage point to soak in the water vistas. The kitchen also includes Italian porcelain tiled floor and bespoke German Systemat Handless units which complement each other beautifully.
With 4 generous bedrooms and 2 reception areas, there is plenty of room for everyone.
This place needs to be seen to be believed!
2. Whiggleton Mill, 41 Greenfield Road from Simon Brien Residential (Lisburn Road)
Whiggleton Mill is a beautifully restored and renovated watermill, complete with waterwheel, in Ballymena.
Constructed in 1840, this property has retained much of its original character and charm and is sure to appeal to a range of buyers.
From the vaulted ceiling and exposed stone in the living room to the cast iron burning stove in the kitchen, the interior emits a rustic aesthetic which complements the rural surroundings beautifully.
The accommodation also comprises of 4 bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room.
The site extends to 1 acre and is surrounded by mature trees, river frontage, vegetable and flower gardens, a woodland garden and lawns.
Take a look inside.
3. “Killiney”, 14 Circular Road East from Rodgers & Browne
Nestled in a mature and private site in Cultra is 14 Circular Road East.
Dating back to 1923, this family home offers a fully flexible layout which can be adapted to suit the needs of each family. An additional annex was constructed in 2010 which incorporated a living room, kitchen, shower room and first floor bedroom with feature vaulted ceiling.
The main residence offers plenty of room for everyone with bright, spacious and airy accommodation. A light-filled conservatory is the perfect space to unwind while the glass bar top in the kitchen is ideal for a morning coffee.
The gardens are just as stunning as the interior and contains an array of patios, a raised entertaining area and garden areas. There is even a garden lodge with a sauna.
4. 17 Quarrytown Road from Rainey & Gregg Property & Mortgage Centre
Tucked away on the outskirts of Ballymena is 17 Quarrytown Road.
With 4,100 Sq. Ft. of superb interiors, it is no surprise that this detached home was one of the most viewed properties of 2020.
An abundance of natural light steams into the interior, especially in the open plan kitchen / living / dining area. This bright area rests at the heart of the home and contains vaulted ceilings and Velux windows, which creates a bright and airy atmosphere in this space.
There are 3 reception rooms, one of which features a wall mounted gas fire and patio doors that open onto the courtyard. There is also a beautiful studio that is currently being used as a home gym.
5. 1 Toberkeen from Martin Anderson Property & Mortgages
If you are searching for a home with a striking view then 1 Toberkeen is the one for you.
Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, this detached chalet property enjoys breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and Arranmore Island.
These vistas can be enjoyed from many of the main rooms, especially the dining area which provides access to the patio.
The interior also comprises of a sitting room with white marble fireplace and bay window, fully fitted kitchen, utility, family bathroom, 7 bedrooms, 2 ensuites and a shower room.
This is a home you do not want to miss.
6. Ballyaughlis Lodge, 238 Ballylesson Road from Simon Brien Residential (Lisburn Road)
238 Ballylesson Road is a listed Georgian residence dating back to 1780.
Nestled in stunning private gardens and a woodland of circa 5 acres, this Drumbo dwelling offers 8,161 Sq. Ft. which has been sympathetically renovated and restored.
Many period features are identified throughout the home, including period fireplaces, original windows and original shutters.
These features are beautifully contrasted against a modern interior, perfect for family living. The garden room is an impressive area with a 21’ vaulted ceiling and a double height glazed wall with French doors that lead to the terrace area.
7. 64A Whitepark Road from McAfee Ballycastle
64A Whitepark Road is a charming 3 bed cottage for sale in Ballycastle.
This dwelling has an abundance of character and features a mixture of modern and traditional décor.
Recently, this property has been extended to the rear to provide a cosy living room featuring hand-crafted larch beams, timber framed double glazed windows, a Churchill wood burning stove and French doors to the garden.
The interior also comprises of a beautiful kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom.
An extensive and elevated garden can be found to the side and rear of the property along with mature shrubbery, flowers, hedging and trees. This dwelling also benefits from a south-facing terrace and a range of outbuildings.
8. The Pines, 126 Moira Road from Henry Graham Estate Agents
126 Moira Road is a contemporary detached residence for sale on the outskirts of Hillsborough.
This property has been refurbished and upgraded throughout, offering an exceptional modern home that is ideal for family living.
Inside is spacious and airy with an open plan kitchen / dining / family room providing the hub of the home. Double doors lead to the timber decked area outside which is the perfect spot to admire the private rural vistas. The kitchen also contains an island unit with limed oak effect work surface, integrated appliances and recessed spotlights.
The accommodation also comprises of a spacious lounge with multi fuel stove, 4 bedrooms, 2 ensuite shower rooms, study and a family bathroom.
This property benefits from a large detached garage.
9. 15 Hazelwood Glen from Agar Murdoch & Deane (Comber)
15 Hazelwood Glen is an impressive detached residence set on a landscaped half acre site.
The interiors extend to over 3,500 Sq. Ft. which are finished to a bespoke specification throughout.
Designed to maximise the natural light throughout the accommodation, this property is sure to impress. Natural light floods the open plan kitchen / living / dining room which is found at the heart of the home. This area has a vaulted ceiling and Velux windows which creates a feeling of space.
The interior also comprises of a family room with Inglenook fireplace, utility, study, 4 bedrooms and a luxury bathroom with freestanding bath.
10. 5 Broomhill Park from McQuoids
Located in the sought-after BT9 area of South Belfast is 5 Broomhill Park.
This detached property is an exquisite Colonial-Revival style home that was constructed in 1925.
Beautiful original features and character can be found throughout the 3,800 Sq. Ft. of interiors. The residence has been sympathetically restored over the years yet has retained a certain charm.
From the impressive sitting room with open fire and large bay window to the bespoke modern fitted kitchen with island unit, this property is breathtaking throughout.
The interior also comprises of a drawing room, study, dining room and cloakroom.
5 generous bedrooms are found on the first floor along with 3 ensuites and a family shower room.
The beautiful manicured gardens are just as stunning as the interior and features good sized lawns and patio areas.
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* Prices correct at time of publishing
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