Retaining many original features including leaded stained glass windows, quarry tiled entrance hall, high ceilings and deep skirtings, this property which dates back to 1859, has been lovingly and sympathetically modernised and maintained to offer fabulous family accommodation.
Internally the property offers magnificent and spacious accommodation, finished to the highest standard with rooms that offer character, grandeur and proportion that is often so lacking in more modern accommodation, all presented to a flawless standard throughout.
Set in mature and meticulously maintained grounds, the property enjoys superb views over Ardglass Bay, Marina, harbour and beyond. Within 7 miles of Downpatrick, the property further benefits from convenience to all the local amenities expected of a such a medium sized town including good schools, shops and leisure facilities, yet benefitting from a quite, rural location; this property will not dissapoint and only upon internal insepection can one fully appreciate all this family home has to offer.
Magnificent Period Residence
Stunning views over Ardglass Bay, Marina, Harbour and beyond
Dating back to 1859 retaining many original features
Spacious and Well Proportioned Accommodation
Three Reception Rooms to include Drawing Room, Dining Room and Sitting Room
Fabulous modern ground floor Bathroom added in 2004
Bespoke Castleglen Kitchen with Aga and casual Dining Area
Four Double Bedrooms
Dressing Room / Study (Excellent potential 'Jack and Jill' En-Suite)
Stylish first floor Bathroom with period features
Garaging and two Stables with first floor Games Room
Hardwood Double Glazing / Oil Fired Central Heating
Electric gates to driveway and ample off street parking
Mature and meticulously maintained grounds extending to approximately 3/4 of an acre
Within 7 miles of Downpatrick, close to schools, shops and local amenities
ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH:
Period hardwood door with leaded stained glass top light and side lights, quarry tiled floor.
DRAWING ROOM: 15' 0" X 12' 0" (4.57m X 3.66m)
This delightful room features stunning sea and harbour views, attractive limestone fireplace with 'Bullseye' inset and smoothed slate hearth, French oak solid wood floor, corniced ceiling, ceiling rose, window shutters, through to . . .
DINING ROOM: 14' 8" X 10' 3" (4.47m X 3.12m)
French oak solid wood floor, attractive pitch pine fireplace.
SITTING ROOM: 16' 0" X 15' 6" (4.88m X 4.72m)
Attractive slate fireplace with cast iron inset, Arts and Crafts tiled side panels, bay window, corniced ceiling, ceiling rose and French oak solid wood flooring.
KITCHEN: 21' 6" X 16' 0" (6.55m X 4.88m)
Bespoke Castleglen kitchen comprises an excellent range of solid beech high and low level units with glazed displays; workstation / island, speckled granite worktops and stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, 4 door Aga with carved over-mantle and tiled splashback, integrated larder unit with built-in fridge and freezer with additional cupboard space, ceramic terracotta tiled floor, recessed spot lighting, casual dining area with French doors which open to patio area.
BATHROOM: 15' 8" X 9' 0" (4.78m X 2.74m)
Downstairs modern bathroom / wet room comprising, fully tiled recessed bath, large walk-in shower unit with Aqualisa thermostatic power shower, low flush wc, bidet, marble rice bowl sink with mixer taps set on a wenge wood vanity unit, part tiled walls in Italian style marble effect tiling and matching tiled floor, chrome heated towel rail, low voltage spot lighting, extractor fan.
UTILITY ROOM: 12' 8" X 9' 2" (3.86m X 2.79m)
Excellent range of beech wood high and low level units with Belfast Sink set in a wooden worktop, space for cylinder gas cooker and washing machine, ceramic tiled flooring, farmhouse style solid wood door to rear courtyard.
Attractive staircase with turned spindles and oak handrail to the first floor with leaded stained glass window.
MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 0" X 13' 6" (4.57m X 4.11m)
Well proportioned room to the front of the house with fabulous sea views, picture rail.
BEDROOM (2): 15' 2" X 13' 2" (4.62m X 4.01m)
BEDROOM (3): 15' 6" X 11' 6" (4.72m X 3.51m)
BEDROOM (4): 14' 6" X 11' 7" (4.42m X 3.53m)
DRESSING ROOM: 8' 2" X 7' 5" (2.49m X 2.26m)
Offers excellent potential to be converted to a Jack & Jill en suite.
Stylish bathroom comprising a tiled shower cubicle with large brass shower head, feature roll top bath with claw feet, period style pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, cast iron radiator with brass detailing, linen cupboard, part tongue and groove panelled walls, ceramic tiled flooring, low voltage spot lighting.
Garage and two stables.
Boiler house and outside cloakroom with wash hand basin and wc.
The entrance to the property is complimented by remotely operated electric wood gates leading to ample space to the side and rear of the property which provides parking for a number of cars. The property further benefits from a burglar alarm system and floodlighting. Fabulous gardens to the front of the property benefit from sea and harbour views and comprise of lawns, box hedging and parterre, herbaceous borders and shrub borders which are kept to an immaculate standard and are a great compliment to this beautiful home.
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Travelling out of Ardgalss on the A2 to Strangford, The Old Manse is located a short distance along this road on an elevated site on the left hand side.