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May

Through the keyhole at sumptuous Tullylish Co Down home

Posted on 1st May 2015  |   Add a comment

Through the keyhole at sumptuous Tullylish Co Down home

Bright, bold and beautiful sums up the superb interior and exterior of this wonderful Co Down family home. There is no doubt the current owners possess a natural flair for interior design and this combined with an eye for quality has created a wonderfully welcoming and ultra stylish home. The property has been extensively renovated in recent years with large black framed...

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Apr

The Height of Class

Posted on 23rd April 2015  |   Add a comment

The Height of Class

7 Ballymullan Road, Crawfordsburn From its delightful front porch you can sit and take in the wonderful views offered by elevated Glenmount which looks out over Crawfordsburn Country Park to Belfast Lough, the Co Antrim coastline and the Irish Sea. On a good day you can even see Scotland and the pleasure offered by the delightful sheltered veranda will have already sold...

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Apr

Eddie Irvine sells luxury Miami house for $10.5m

Posted on 13th April 2015  |   Add a comment

Eddie Irvine sells luxury Miami house for $10.5m

Ex-Formula One driver Eddie Irvine may be taking life slowly following his retirement from racing, but he appears to be very much in the fast lane of the property business. The north Down man's American company, Eddie Irvine Homes, has reportedly sold a luxury property in Miami Beach for a cool $10.5m (£7.1m). The 6,612 sq ft home is based on the...

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Apr

Victorian Saintfield Railway Station goes on market for £750k

Posted on 9th April 2015  |   Add a comment

Victorian Saintfield Railway Station goes on market for £750k

It's both a quirky country house and a trainspotter's dream. The former Saintfield Railway Station has been lovingly transformed into the perfect family home for those with £750,000 to spare. Spread over three buildings, the house has its own platform, waiting area and signal room - and even its own subway to take you to the other side of the tracks. The station,...

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Mar

£795,000 to spare? Then you could be the king of this Cullybackey castle

Posted on 25th March 2015  |   Add a comment

£795,000 to spare? Then you could be the king of this Cullybackey castle

Ever wanted your own baronial pad? Well, this spectacular castle close to Cullybackey has just gone on the market for a cool £795,000. The fairy-tale castle of Craigdun was once the home of fiery Unionist MP Ronald McNeill, Lord Cushendun, who famously threw a book during a fraught Home Rule debate and struck Winston Churchill squarely in the head. The famous Orangeman was...

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Mar

Cultra and Cavehill: Best places to live in Northern Ireland

Posted on 12th March 2015  |   Add a comment

Cultra and Cavehill: Best places to live in Northern Ireland

One is on the well-heeled Gold Coast, with links to the likes of Rory McIlroy and Van Morrison. The other is a landmark so mighty it inspired a much-loved classic children's book. Cultra, in County Down, and Belfast's Cavehill have both been named as among the best spots to live in the UK, with glowing praise for their high quality of life. Cultra,...

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Feb

A Rural Idyll

Posted on 16th February 2015  |   Add a comment

A Rural Idyll

Surrounded by rugged landscape and boasting a one-off architectural design, this large country home has much to offer anyone searching for a special rural retreat. Designed by Michael Rogers in 2000, its turreted front, hand-crafted wooden windows, stone corbelling and dry dashed render hint at the interesting features which abound inside. It is a spacious family home of around 3,450 square feet...

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Feb

A family home with loads of style… Stephanie Bell reports

Posted on 9th February 2015  |   Add a comment

A family home with loads of style… Stephanie Bell reports

A new extension and well thought out open plan living has turned this period Tudor style semi into an exceptional modern family home. The interior has been lavished with attention creating a home which boasts a lot of style and quality finishes in every one of its bright welcoming rooms. There is more than enough space for a growing family in this...

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Feb

A breath-taking location with Atlantic views... Stephanie Bell reports

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A breath-taking location with Atlantic views... Stephanie Bell reports

Close to the mouth of the Bann Estuary where it enters from the Atlantic Ocean near Portstewart Strand is the stunning location for this quaint Castlerock home. It's a tranquil spot in an area of outstanding natural beauty where the views are simply breath-taking. Pictures of boats bobbing on the water's edge are the spectacular sights framed by the front windows while...

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Sep

One house sure to float your boat: Grand Designs films at Maghera home made of shipping containers

Posted on 23rd September 2014  |   Add a comment

One house sure to float your boat: Grand Designs films at Maghera home made of shipping containers

A Northern Ireland house made from four shipping containers is to feature on Channel 4's building programme Grand Designs tomorrow night. After designing and putting together Grillagh Water House, architect Patrick Bradley, from Maghera, has now moved in. The 34-year-old is loving every moment of living in his unique rural bolthole, which is adjacent to the picturesque Drumlamph woodland. He told the Belfast...

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