Portaferry is renowned for its peace and tranquility and an area of outstanding natural beauty, located on the shores of Strangford Lough. The stunning Gate Lodge is unique and the only property within "The Saltpans" development that is detached. The Gate Lodge is spacious, bright and airy, epitomised by its turret design, and would make an ideal home, a beautiful family holiday destination or rental property. This property has previously been approved as a 4* holiday let and has successfully been rented out as a holiday let. The property has the potential to be a great business opportunity.
The Gate Lodge has been designed over two floors while the first floor embraces the very essence of open plan living and dining, accessed via the spiral staircase. The ground floor has two well appointed bedrooms both ensuite. The main bathroom enjoys the facility of a Jack and Jill entrance accommodating the second bedroom.
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a property with a unique captivating outlook, which you will never tire of enjoying; therefore early viewing is strongly advised.
With Strangford a ferry ride away, Portaferry is a unique location with plenty on offer to residents, tourists, holiday makers with both locations having a strong heritage in fine food and dining. With two major National Trust Properties nearby, Castle Ward and Mount Stewart; there is plenty to do and see in the area.
Portaferry with its own hotel, recently reopened under new management is receiving sterling reviews on Trip Advisor. Portaferry also home to a leading tourist attraction the Northern Ireland Aquarium & Seal Sanctuary, recently subject to significant 1.5 million investment by the Crumlin Road Gaol Limited and due to reopen Summer 2016 after major refurbishment.
Unique Detached Turret Gate Lodge
Saltpans Development is a seafront location. The Gate Lodge is a couple of minutes on foot from the Portaferry Promenade
First Floor Living, Open Plan Kitchen, Dining and Living to Juliet Balcony
2 Ground Floor Bedrooms both ensuite
The entire interior of the house has been recently repainted
Gas fired central heating / uPVC glazed windows
Great storage suitable for wet suits, horse riding or sailing equipment
Enclosed rear courtyard complete with high grade natural pebbles throughout and bordering the front of the property
Only 45 minutes from George Best Belfast City Airport
Residents and visitors parking
HARDWOOD FRONT DOOR
Ceramic tiled floor, walk in cloakroom, recessed ceiling spot lighting.
White suite comprising panelled bath with centre mixer tap and rain shower from wall. Low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, vanity mirror unit with wall light, extractor fan, recessed spot lighting.
Jack and Jill Doors from bedroom and hall to shower room, white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with rain shower, low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, vanity unit with wall light, extractor fan and recessed ceiling spot lighting.
Spiral pitch pine staircase with stainless steel hand rail with feature LED wall stair lights leading to . . .
WALK IN CLOAKROOM 1
Gas heater and access to roofspace.
WALK IN CLOAKROOM 2
LARGE LOUNGE 20' 0" X 16' 10" (6.10m X 5.13m)
Double doors to Juliet balcony, gas fire with stone hearth, solid pitch pine wood flooring. Open plan to . . .
KITCHEN WITH DINING AREA :
Cream kitchen with excellent range of high and low level units, laminate work surfaces, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, Smeg cooker with four ring gas hob, Ehca extractor fan, Bosch washing machine, Bosch fridge, Bosch freezer, Breville microwave, part tiles walls.
Enclosed private rear gravel courtyard, water tap.
Residents and visitor parking.
£800 per annum approx to include Buildings insurance, maintenance of exterior paintwork and upkeep & maintenance of The Saltpans Development.
* Click boxes to display surrounding locations
When entering the town, follow signs to the Ferry Terminal. At seafront turn left and The Saltpans development is on the right hand side. No 33, The Gate Lodge, is at the entrance to the development on the left.
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