Riverdale Manse, 29 Braeside Gardens, Killyleagh, BT30 9QE

For Sale Offers Around £325,000 Convert to EUR

Key Information

Property Type: Detached Price: Offers Around £325,000 Convert to EUR
Bedrooms: 4 Offer Status: For Sale
Receptions: 3 EPC Rating: F 27
Heating: OFCH   

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Contact the Agent

John Minnis (Holywood)

44 High Street, Holywood, BT18 9AD

📱 028 9042 8888


    Features of this property

    • Elegant Georgian Detached Property with Coach House
    • Former Manse Dating Back to 1840
    • Only a Short Stroll from the Much Admired Killyleagh Castle
    • Retains Original Features Including High Corniced Ceilings, Original Windows and Working Window Shutters and Solid Wooden Flooring
    • Easy Commuting Distance to Belfast, Dundonald, Comber, Saintfield and Downpatrick
    • Large Reception Porch with Black and White Tiled Floor
    • Spacious Reception Hall
    • Drawing Room with Marble Fireplace
    • Separate Dining Room
    • Large Living Room with Cast Iron Multi Fuel Burning Stove and French Doors to Rear Garden
    • Hand Painted Kitchen with Solid Wood Work Surfaces
    • Utility Room and Ground Floor W.C.
    • Four Well Proportioned Bedrooms, Master with En Suite Shower Room
    • Modern Family Bathroom with White Suite and Cast Iron Roll Top Ball and Claw Foot Bath
    • Two Attic Rooms to Second Floor
    • Oil Fired Central Heating
    • Detached Coach House with Lower Level Store and Garage and Two First Floor Rooms - Ideal as Home Office or Guest/Granny Accommodation Subject to Planning
    • Sweeping Driveway Laid in Loose Pebbles with Ample Parking to Front and Side
    • Large Private Garden to Front Laid in Lawns with Mature Trees and Planting, Beautiful Landscaped Walled Garden to Rear with Sleeper Beam Decking and 'Secret Garden' to side Laid in Lawn with Mature Tr

    Property Description

    Dating back to circa 1840 this beautiful Manse has been lovingly restored by its current owners. Nestled off a laneway only a stroll away from Killyleagh Castle, believed to be the oldest inhabited castle in the country; it is a private retreat yet is only minutes from Killyleagh village and the beautiful Strangford Lough.
    This property is a Grade B1 listed building of historical and architectural interest.
    The large entrance porch leads to an elegant reception hall with polished porcelain tiled flooring. The drawing room and dining room both look onto the well manicured front gardens and a spacious living room with cast iron wood burning stove leads to a beautiful hand painted kitchen with separate utility room and ground floor w.c. There are four good sized bedrooms to the first floor, master with en suite shower room and a modern bathroom with cast iron roll top ball and claw foot bath. There are two attic rooms to the second floor, ideal as dressing rooms or play room.
    Of particular note is the charming walled garden with an array of colourful yet easily maintained planting. This leads to a pretty coach house which houses a garage, store room and two first floor rooms, ideal as a studio, home office or self contained apartment (subject to planning permission).
    One could nearly miss the arched door which opens onto the paddock, very reminiscent of the children's classic 'The Secret Garden'.
    Riverdale House is a wonderful home full of charm and character, ideal for a professional couple who love to entertain or for a family who can enjoy its magic. The wealth of accommodation presents opportunity for business ventures possibly for private weddings or guest accommodation (subject to planning).


    Hardwood front door.
    RECEPTION PORCH: 13' 6" x 10' 1" (4.11m x 3.07m) Triple aspect to front garden. Cornice ceiling. Black and white tiled floor. Glazed inner door, sidelights and arched top light to:
    RECEPTION HALL: Cornice ceiling, ceiling rose. Polished porcelain tiled floor. Square arch and glazed arched top light. Carved balustrade to first floor. Storage under stairs. Access to utility room.
    DRAWING ROOM: 19' 0" x 14' 6" (5.79m x 4.42m) Cornice ceiling, picture rail, original working window shutters. Exposed solid wooden floor. Original marble fireplace surround, natural brick inset, slate hearth and dog grate. Outlook to front.
    DINING ROOM: 14' 0" x 14' 6" (4.27m x 4.42m) Cornice ceiling, ceiling rose, original working window shutters. Exposed and treated solid wooden floor, working window shutters. Square arch to:.
    LIVING AREA: 23' 2" x 13' 8" (7.06m x 4.17m) Dual aspect. Feature display window. Cast iron multi fuel burning stove. Polished porcelain tiled floor. Access to hallway and kitchen. Glazed access door to lean-to. uPVC double glazed French doors to rear garden.
    LEAN - TO: 10' 0" x 7' 1" (3.05m x 2.16m) Ceramic tiled floor, glazed access door to garden.
    KITCHEN: 14' 11" x 13' 1" (4.55m x 3.99m) Modern fully fitted kitchen with excellent range of high and low level hand painted units, solid teak work surfaces. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit, brass antique style mixer taps. Space for larder fridge freezer, plumbed for dishwasher. Space for double oven, stainless steel extractor hood, polished porcelain tiled splash back. Outlook to rear walled garden.
    REAR PORCH: Polished porcelain tiled floor. Glazed access door to side.
    GROUND FLOOR WC: White suite comprising: low flush w.c. Wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, polished porcelain tiled floor.
    UTILITY ROOM: 12' 6" x 5' 9" (3.81m x 1.75m) Range of low level units. Double drainer stainless steel sink unit, chrome mixer taps. Plumbed for washing machine, space for dryer. Built-in storage cupboard. Ceramic tiled floor.
    BATHROOM: White suite comprising: low flush w.c. Contemporary circular sink unit on stand with chrome mixer taps. Cast iron roll top ball and claw foot bath. Slate tiled floor, part wood panelled walls. Built-in hotpress with lagged copper cylinder, shelving above. Chrome low voltage spotlights. Outlook to rear to coach house.
    FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Exposed and treated solid wooden floor. Large picture window to front with working window shutters. Cornice ceiling.
    BEDROOM (1): 14' 7" x 13' 7" (4.44m x 4.14m) Exposed and treated solid wooden floor, cornice ceiling. Outlook to front.
    ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising: low flush w.c. Vanity unit, cupboards below. Built-in tiled shower cubicle with Mira Event electric shower unit. Extractor fan. Part tiled walls. Pine tongue and groove ceiling. Built-in shelving.
    BEDROOM (2): 13' 4" x 14' 7" (4.06m x 4.44m) Cornice ceiling, outlook to front garden.
    BEDROOM (3): 11' 7" x 14' 0" (3.53m x 4.27m) Cornice ceiling. Built-in cupboards. Dual aspect to side and rear.
    BEDROOM (4): 13' 5" x 11' 7" (4.09m x 3.53m) Exposed and treated solid wooden floor. Outlook to side garden.
    SECOND FLOOR LANDING: Skylight to return.
    ATTIC ROOM (1): 14' 7" x 15' 0" (4.44m x 4.57m) Skylight.
    ATTIC ROOM (2): 13' 7" x 15' 0" (4.14m x 4.57m) Skylight. Built-in cupboard.
    Sweeping pebbled driveway with ample parking to front and side. Well manicured front garden laid in lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flower beds. Beautiful walled garden to rear with raised sleeper beam decked area, inset garden pond with contemporary basket style water feature. Mature planting. Patio area to side, boiler house with Warmflow oil fired boiler. Large arched hardwood double gates to side garden and driveway area.
    COACH HOUSE ROOM (1) UPPER: 27' 0" x 15' 3" (8.23m x 4.65m) Light and power, Velux, access to room two.
    COACH HOUSE ROOM (2) UPPER: 15' 2" x 10' 11" (4.62m x 3.33m) Light.
    COACH HOUSE GROUND FLOOR GARAGE: 27' 2" x 15' 3" (8.28m x 4.65m) Light and power. Up and over door to side.
    COACH HOUSE GROUND FLOOR STORE ROOM: 11' 4" x 15' 3" (3.45m x 4.65m)
    Arched door from courtyard to 'secret garden' to side, laid in lawns with mature trees and planting.

    Location of Riverdale Manse, 29 Braeside Gardens, Killyleagh

    Travelling along the A22 into Killyleagh town, turn right just before the town into Dufferin Place (at the Citroen garage) and second right into Braeside Gardens. Continue straight ahead and turn right. No. 29 is located up this laneway.

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    John Minnis (Holywood)

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