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Bleak House, 102 Ballybarnes Road, NEWTOWNARDS, County Down, BT23 4TD

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4 Beds
3 Receptions
D 58
EPC Rating

Location of Bleak House

On the right hand side travelling up Ballybarnes Road.

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  • Excellent red brick detached property set on elevated site with superb panoramic views
  • Set in generous site measuring circa 2.5 acres with mature, landscaped gardens
  • Three reception rooms including open plan drawing / dining room, sunroom and living room
  • Feature open plan drawing / dining room with vaulted ceiling and panoramic views
  • Large family kitchen with 2 oven Rayburn and further range of integrated appliances
  • Four spacious double bedrooms, including master with ensuite bathroom and superb views
  • Family bathroom with coloured suite
  • Double garage with gardeners WC
  • Additional brick shed and greenhouse
  • Extensive landscaped gardens in lawn with flowerbeds, trees and shrubs to front, side and rear
  • Multiple patio areas, perfect for enjoying the surrounding views and entertaining
  • Oil fired central heating / Double glazed windows
  • In need of some modernisation
  • Fine property with immediate appeal to those seeking country living with easy access to Holywood, Bangor, Belfast City Centre and Newtownards
  • Within excellent commuting distance of a host of primary, secondary schools and nurseries


Ground Floor

ENTRANCE PORCH: 2.57m x 1.42m (8' 5" x 4' 8")
Double hardwood front doors, corniced ceiling, ceramic tiled floor.
ENTRANCE HALL: 2.67m x 2.57m (8' 9" x 8' 5")
Double glazed hardwood doors, feature vaulted ceiling with velux windows, dado rail, corniced ceiling.
CLOAKROOM: 2.87m x 1.27m (9' 5" x 4' 2")
Vanity sink unit with built in storage, feature stained glass window, corniced ceiling.
SEPARATE WC: 2.87m x 1.32m (9' 5" x 4' 4")
Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, partially tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, corniced ceiling.
DRAWING/DINING ROOM: 11.89m x 5.03m (39' 0" x 16' 6")
At widest points. Panoramic views across Clandeboye Golf Course and surrounding countryside towards the Irish Sea, multi fuel burning stove with ornate marble surround and hearth, tiled inset, feature vaulted ceiling with tongue and groove panelling, glazed double doors through to:
SUN ROOM: 3.86m x 3.61m (12' 8" x 11' 10")
Ceramic tiled floor, corniced ceiling, glazed door to rear patio and gardens.
KITCHEN DINING AREA: 6.5m x 4.44m (21' 4" x 14' 7")
Range of high and low level wooden units, 2 oven Rayburn oil fired cooker, integrated Bosch microwave, 4 ring Creda ceramic hob, integrated chest height Creda double oven, integrated Neff dishwasher, Beko fridge freezer, double drainer sink unit with mixer taps, integrated fridge, glazed display cupboard, dresser unit with built in shelving and glazed display cupboards, wine rack, glazed hardwood door to rear patio and gardens.
Corniced ceiling, access to roofspace, recessed lighting, glazed double doors to:
LIVING ROOM: 4.34m x 4.17m (14' 3" x 13' 8")
Open fire with carved wood surround, cast iron and tiled inset, slate tiled hearth, sliding patio door to rear patio and garden, range of fitted bookshelves, corniced ceiling, recessed lighting.
BEDROOM (1): 6.43m x 4.11m (21' 1" x 13' 6")
Views across surrounding countryside out towards the Irish Sea, ornate cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth (decorative), range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, corniced ceiling, recessed lighting.
ENSUITE BATHROOM: 3.99m x 2.9m (13' 1" x 9' 6")
Coloured suite comprising corner panelled bath with mixer taps, bidet with mixer taps, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, fully tiled shower cubicle with Redring electric shower unit, corniced ceiling, recessed lighting, partially tiled walls.
BEDROOM (2): 3.96m x 3.51m (13' 0" x 11' 6")
Corniced ceiling, vanity sink unit with built in storage.
BEDROOM (3): 4.32m x 3.99m (14' 2" x 13' 1")
Fitted robes with hanging rail and shelving, corniced ceiling.
BEDROOM (4)/STUDY: 4.09m x 3.56m (13' 5" x 11' 8")
At widest points. Views across surrounding countryside towards Irish Sea, range of fitted shelving, gas fire with ornate wood surround, cast iron tiled inset and tiled hearth.
BATHROOM: 4.32m x 1.63m (14' 2" x 5' 4")
Coloured suite comprising: Tiled panelled bath with mixer taps, Mira electric shower unit, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, partially tiled walls, extractor fan, recessed lighting.


DOUBLE GARAGE: 6.63m x 5.94m (21' 9" x 19' 6")
Twin electric up and over doors, light and power.
GARDENER'S WC/BOILER ROOM: 2.69m x 1.04m (8' 10" x 3' 5")
Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor. Oil fired boiler. Storage cupboard.
Pillared entrance with cattle grid to sweeping tarmac driveway leading to double garage. Extensive, mature gardens with excellent range of specimen trees, shrubs, plants with enclosed seating areas, summer house and outdoor sheds. Gardens in lawn to front and rear with further patio areas to rear, vegetable patches, greenhouse. From rear patio are further stoned pathways to rear entertaining areas and additional brick built gardening shed.
BRICK BUILT GARDENING SHED: 2.95m x 2.82m (9' 8" x 9' 3")
Light and power. Double hardwood doors.
Extensive outdoor lighting, electrical power points around the exterior of the property.


Occupying a generous, semi-rural site of approximately 2.5 acres this superb detached home offers excellent views over open countryside, Cairn Wood and towards the county Antrim Hills and across the Irish Sea.
Set back from the road the property is approached via brick entrance pillars and sweeping tarmac driveway with turning area to front. Internally the comfortable accommodation comprises four bedrooms - master with ensuite shower room and stunning views, three reception rooms including impressive drawing / dining room with feature vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling windows, enhancing the surrounding outlook, luxury fitted kitchen, family bathroom, cloakroom suite and large double garage accessed via the rear hallway.
Externally the sublime gardens offer colour all year round with multiple sitting areas, perfect for enjoying the surrounding views, entertaining and enjoying with the family.
Beautifully presented throughout this fine property will undoubted appeal to those seeking the tranquillity of country living with the ease of access to Belfast City centre, Holywood with its array of restaurants, coffee and curio shops, Bangor and its award winning Marina and the bustling market town of Newtownards. A classic home with modern feel, early viewing is strongly recommended.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Asking Price£675,000
  • Stamp Duty: £8,750*

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Simon Brien Residential (North Down)
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D 58

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