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The Gables, 10 Glen Road, Cultra, HOLYWOOD, County Down, BT18 0HB

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5 Beds
4 Receptions
F 32
EPC Rating

Location of The Gables

Travelling out of Holywood on Bangor Dual Carriageway, turn left into Glen Road just after The Culloden Hotel and the Folk Museum bridge.

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  • Charming Tudor Gothic Style Detached Residence set in a Private Road in Cultra leading to the Sea
  • Spacious interior with original architectural features
  • Five Bedrooms, Four Reception Rooms, Study and Conservatory
  • Modern Kitchen with separate Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Family Bathroom and Dressing Area
  • Ground floor Shower Room with Finnish Sauna, WC and separate Cloakroom
  • Large paved Courtyard, Patio, Outhouses and Detached Garage
  • Mature, landscaped south facing Gardens
  • Convenient to Holywood, Belfast and The George Best City Airport
  • Close to Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, Royal Belfast Golf Club and The Culloden Hotel and Spa
  • A number of excellent schools nearby



Approached through Gothic style original pitched pine front door with marble floor and stained glass leaded windows to sides. Leads to Entrance Hall.

Ground Floor

Through stained glass inner door. Corniced ceiling. Cloaks and telephone cubicle with built in desk and elegant stairway leading to upstairs.
SHOWER ROOM INCLUDING FINNISH SAUNA: 2.82m x 2.08m (9' 3" x 6' 10")
Fully tiled shower cubicle, ceramic tiled floor, Finnish sauna, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and wood panelled throughout.
DRAWING ROOM: 5.38m x 5.05m (17' 8" x 16' 7")
Into bay. Period marble fireplace, open fire, corniced ceiling and bay window with views of garden. Leads to Study.
STUDY: 4.06m x 3.35m (13' 4" x 11' 0")
Parquet wood block floor. Two oriel type windows with views of garden.
LOUNGE: 5.44m x 4.14m (17' 10" x 13' 7")
Corniced ceiling, leaded windows. Hole in wall fireplace currently used as a feature.
SOUTH FACING GARDEN ROOM: 3.76m x 3.1m (12' 4" x 10' 2")
Ceramic tiled floor with wood panelled walls, fully glazed ceiling and double doors leading to patio, barbecue area and garden.
DINING ROOM: 5.13m x 3.15m (16' 10" x 10' 4")
White marble fireplace with Rayburn Rembrandt grate, wall safe and original stone wall retained as a feature, corniced ceiling and double doors leading to Conservatory.
CONSERVATORY: 4.93m x 3.48m (16' 2" x 11' 5")
Mature vine, tiled floor, pitched pine wooden and glazed construction with door to courtyard.
KITCHEN: 3.86m x 3.58m (12' 8" x 11' 9")
Excellent range of high and low level units with polished granite worktops, 1.5 bowl sink unit, four ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over, Neff double oven, built in Neff fridge and built in Zanussi dishwasher, panelled wood ceiling, ceramic tiled floor and leaded windows overlooking courtyard.
BREAKFAST ROOM: 2.79m x 2.51m (9' 2" x 8' 3")
Ceramic tiled floor, panelled wood ceiling, feature alcove and leaded windows overlooking courtyard.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.54m x 2.44m (8' 4" x 8' 0")
Ceramic tiled floor, panelled wood ceiling, excellent range of storage cupboards and units, free-standing large freezer and matching fridge, washing machine and recently installed Grant oil condensing boiler. Stairs to . . .

First Floor

MASTER BEDROOM: 5.94m x 4.39m (19' 6" x 14' 5")
Built in wardrobes and ample storage and gothic style windows overlooking garden plus dormer window overlooking Glen Road and original features including beamed ceiling.
STUDY AREA: 2.82m x 1.27m (9' 3" x 4' 2")
Gothic style leaded glass window with built in desk under an eaves ceiling.
BEDROOM (2): 4.67m x 3.28m (15' 4" x 10' 9")
Dormer window and original features plus built in wardrobe.
BEDROOM (3): 4.11m x 2.51m (13' 6" x 8' 3")
Built in wardrobe and storage with Velux window, beamed ceiling. Along corridor to:
BEDROOM (4): 4.09m x 3.4m (13' 5" x 11' 2")
Gothic style window overlooking courtyard with roof light and original Tudor oak beamed ceiling.
GUEST BEDROOM (5): 5.38m x 3.4m (17' 8" x 11' 2")
Dormer window to front, Tudor gothic style window to side overlooking courtyard. Built in wardrobes, storage and original beams and features.
BATHROOM: 2.79m x 2.51m (9' 2" x 8' 3")
Panelled bath with pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, built in storage and gothic style window overlooking garden.
Built in linen cupboard and hotpress with Willis hot water cylinder, gothic style window overlooking garden.
Low flush wc.
Accessed from this landing is a substantially floored and insulated roof attic through trap door and Slingsby ladder.


A paviour brick courtyard driveway offers ample parking and leads to a detached garage and outhouse.
DETACHED GARAGE: 5.87m x 4.93m (19' 3" x 16' 2")
Electric up and over door, remote controlled. Leaded windows, Gothic pitched pine door, security and inside lighting, insulated walls and flooring, water and power, large chest freezer. Substantial floored storage area on first floor level.
Enveloped by beautiful mature and notably private gardens incorporating south facing rear lawn bordered by well stocked flower beds plus an array of trees and shrubbery.
N.B. The side gardens have had planning permission for a detached dwelling - For Sale by separate negotiation.


The Gables is a unique Tudor Gothic residence, affording an abundance of character and vintage charm.

The Grade B listed status has ensured much of the original finishes and intricate details remain. To name a few; marble fireplaces, timber panelling, wooden beams and leaded, stained glass windows. The accommodation is well appointed and deceptively spacious. Briefly comprising four reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen leading to breakfast room and utility, sauna and five bedrooms upstairs. Enveloped by beautiful mature and notably private gardens incorporating south facing rear lawn bordered by well stocked flower beds plus an array of trees and shrubbery. A paviour brick courtyard driveway offers ample parking and leads to a detached garage and outhouse.

The location offers the best of both worlds; Within a quiet residential area leading to beautiful coastal walks yet ideal for those wishing to commute. 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 residence within an exclusive location.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Offers Over£675,000
  • Stamp Duty: £8,750*

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