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Built circa 1900, this charming detached cottage occupies an idyllic rural setting tucked off the Ballygrainey Road surrounded by open countryside.
Originally, Ardkeen Cottage served as the residence of the gardener of Ardkeen House. Enveloped by beautiful mature gardens to the front, side and rear incorporating a spacious lawn bordered by well stocked flower beds plus an array of trees and shrubbery. The cottage itself offers an abundance of character and charm throughout. Having been sympathetically modernised and decorated in a way that is in keeping with the age of the property and its rural setting, yet offering the convenience of a modern lifestyle. Offering well-proportioned, flexible accommodation, the property would be suitable for a wide range of purchaser from young family, first-time buyer or those wishing to downsize. Accommodation comprises entrance sun room leading to Kitchen with casual dining, Lounge with Inglenook style fireplace, Sitting Room plus Utility and Cloaks WC. Upstairs, are four well-proportioned bedrooms plus main bathroom. Externally this is enhanced by a detached double garage including shower room plus floored loft annex with heating, light and power.
The location offers the best of both worlds; Within a quiet, rural setting yet within close proximity to Holywood town. There are a variety of amenities on your doorstep including Royal Belfast Golf Club, Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, renowned schools for all age groups plus coastal walks and transport links to Belfast for those wishing to commute. All in all, a truly tremendous opportunity to acquire a unique, period home within a sought after location.
Charming Detached Cottage built circa 1900
Originally built to serve as Residence of gardener of Ardkeen House
Idyllic, quiet rural setting tucked off the Ballygrainey Road
Cottage offers an abundance of character and charm
Entrance Sun Room
Kitchen with Casual Dining
Utility Room with separate WC
Drawing Room with Dining (with Inglenook style fireplace, multi fuel stove, solid oak floors and patio doors to exterior)
Sitting Room with closed log stove with back boiler and staircase to first floor
Four Well-Proportioned Bedrooms
Detached Garage (with shower room plus fully floored upstairs with heating, light and power)
Enveloped by beautifully presented, mature gardens
Idyllic, rural setting yet within close proximity to Holywood
Timber frame and double glazed, painted tongue and groove ceiling with low voltage spotlighting, Quarry tiled floor.
Glazed Inner Door to . . .
KITCHEN WITH CASUAL DINING: 17' 1" X 10' 10" (5.20m X 3.30m)
Solid oak kitchen with range of high and low level units, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, oil fired AGA, built-in Bosch dishwasher, part tiled walls, concealed lighting, space for fridge / freezer, part wood panelled walls, ceramic tiled floor.
UTILITY ROOM: 12' 2" X 11' 2" (3.70m X 3.40m)
Belfast sink, granite worktop, built-in cupboard, space for washing machine, vented for dryer, wood part panelled walls, painted pine tongue and groove ceiling. Hardwood bevelled glazed door to exterior with porch.
Low flush wc, wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback, part wooden panelled walls, ceramic tiled floor.
LIVING ROOM WITH DINING: 23' 7" X 15' 5" (7.20m X 4.70m)
Inglenook style fireplace with sleeper mantle, stone hearth (multi-fuel burner), solid oak flooring, cornice ceiling. Double glazed doors to exterior.
SITTING ROOM: 21' 4" X 13' 1" (6.50m X 4.00m)
Saey multi-fuel stove with sleeper mantle, stone hearth. Bevelled double glazed door to exterior.
Stairs to . . .
MASTER BEDROOM: 17' 5" X 12' 2" (5.30m X 3.70m)
Wall to wall built-in robes in eaves, dual aspect windows.
BEDROOM (2): 12' 10" X 12' 2" (3.90m X 3.70m)
Built-in robe with louvered doors, additional storage cupboards along eaves.
BEDROOM (3): 10' 6" X 9' 10" (3.20m X 3.00m)
Built-in robes in eaves.
BEDROOM (4): 10' 2" X 9' 10" (3.10m X 3.00m)
Modern white bathroom suite comprising tiled panelled bath with mixer tap, fully tiled built-in shower cubicle with Drensher shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, laminate wood flooring, heated towel rail, exterior fan.
Pink Pebbled Driveway to . . .
DETACHED MATCHING GARAGE: 16' 5" X 15' 5" (5.00m X 4.70m)
Light and power. (Potential for fully self-contained conversion to Granny / Teenager Annex; subject to planning.)
Fully tiled built-in shower cubicle with Mira Sport electric shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, ceramic tiled floor, part tiled walls, built-in cupboard.
Stairs to . . .
Fully Floored First Floor: 20' 4" X 14' 5" (6.20m X 4.40m)
Ideal as Teenagers Annex, Playroom or Office, light and power and heating.
Enveloped by beautifully presented gardens in lawn bordered by colourful well stocked flower beds plus an array of shrubbery and trees.
Paved area with oil fired boiler and PVC oil tank.
* Click boxes to display surrounding locations
Travelling along Bangor Road towards Holywood, turn left onto Ballygrainey Road. Continue along the road for approx. 0.5km - Number 32 is on the left side of the road. Alternatively, accessed easily via Whinney Hill.