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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Holywood Road, Newtownards

Offers in Region of £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A truly unique cottage, and locally renowned building
  • Former black smiths cottage dating back 200 years. Stable block with 3 stables and tack room
  • Three well proportioned bedrooms, master accessed via sandstone staircase in turret
  • Massive open plan lounge/ Dining off kitchen 33'5 x 15'3
  • Luxury kitchen in French Walnut units, African Black Granite work surfaces and Rayburn range cooker
  • Luxury bathroom in White suite, installed April 2019
  • Utility room with hand made cabinetry and ceramic tiled floor
  • Gardens, C.0.5 of an acre, laid out in large lawn, private timber deck, large paved patio & rockery
  • Large gravel driveway with plenty of off road parking plus a 2 bay carport
  • Ideally located close to East Belfast, Holywood, Bangor, Newtownards & Dundonald

Full description

Offering For Sale this absolutely stunning, extended stone cottage to the open market.  "The Old Forge" represents the lucky new owner's with the opportunity to live in a historic, locally renowned former black smiths home.  The original cottage dates back some 200 years and was the black smith for the Craigantlet Hills area in the days when horses and carts were the primary means of transport.

The property was completely renovated and heavily extended in the 1990's by a previous owner, and has been further renovated by its current vendor's to a very exacting and high specification.  The property has been extremely well known over the years, more so famous for it's turret in the extension, which houses a gorgeous Sandstone spiral staircase providing access to the master bedroom on the first floor.

Although the property has all the mod cons, thankfully most of it's original features, character and charm have been retained including the vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, thick stone walls, Bangor blue slate roof and the smooth plaster exterior walls.

Holding three good sized bedrooms within, the property has a fabulous open plan luxury kitchen in French Walnut units and African Black Granite work surfaces which is completely open to the dining area and lounge which has a Cream wood burning stove and exposed stone wall, a large utility room, brand new luxury bathroom (installed April 2019), feature Sandstone spiral staircase, extremely well tended gardens to front, side and rear and large gravel drive with two bay car port and plenty of parking.

Interest is this unique property is likely to be high, so please do arrange your viewing appraisal at your earliest convenience, to help avoid disappointment.

COMPRISES

Black Upvc French doors with matching side lights (installed April 2019) to...

Open plan Luxury kitchen/ dining/ lounge: 33'5 x 15'3 Excellent range of French Walnut units with soft close, African Black work surfaces, feature Black oil fired Rayburn range cooker, concealed pantry, wine racks, large island with matching units and African Black Granite work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer taps, integrated Fisher & Paykel dish washer, large breakfast bar, plumbed for American style fridge freezer, ceramic tiled floor to kitchen and dining area, polished wooden floor to lounge area, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams.  Cream wood burning stove, wall light points, and feature exposed stone wall.

Mezzanine: 15'2 x 11'4 Polished wooden floor, Velux window, light and power, ideal space to use as a home office or a quiet place to read a good book.

Utility Room: 12'9 x 8'7 Excellent range of hand made Pine cabinetry with concealed Joule pressurised hot water cylinder, which was installed January 2019. Plumbed for washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, solid wooded door to rear.

Luxury bathroom comprising modern White suite, installed April 2019, ceramic tiled panelled bath with mixer taps and telephone hand shower over bath, glass shower screen, floating vanity unit with wash hand basin and mixer taps, push button WC, Black towel radiator, wall tiling, period style ceramic tiled floor, LED recessed spotlighting, extractor fan.

Hallway: Wall light points, feature Sandstone spiral staircase with exposed brick walls leading to Bedroom 1.

Bedroom 2: 12'8 x 11'0 Feature period style cast iron fireplace, recessed spotlighting.

Bedroom 3: 14'10 x 6'5 Range of built in wardrobes and shelving, also including a stow away single bed.

First Floor

Bedroom 1: 14'6 x 12'8 Excellent range of hand made cabinetry with wardrobes, cupboards and concealed shelving.  Feature exposed beams and tongue and groove ceiling.

Outside

Double bay car port: 20'0 x 15'0

The property is accessed via an equestrian style wooden gate leading to large gravel drive with parking bay.

Gardens: To front in large enclosed garden laid out in lawn, hedging, fencing, trees, oil storage tank, outside light and power socket.  Rear in enclosed private timber deck terrace area, path and enclosed large paved patio area with double timber gates, large low maintenance flower bed in shrubs and well stocked rockery. 

EPC band: D


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 May 2019

Nearest station

  • Stranraer (36.0 mi)
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22 Arlington Street, London, SW1A 1RD

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0161 468 1426 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Stranraer (36.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

YOPA, Northern Ireland

22 Arlington Street, London, SW1A 1RD

0161 468 1426 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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