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Ashdene, 14 Killinchy Road, Comber, NEWTOWNARDS, County Down, BT23 5SP

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6 Beds
4 Receptions
F 26
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  • Charming Scrabo stone detached residence in a mature setting measuring circa 2.9 acres
  • Only minutes from Comber Town centre, Newtownards and Killinchy
  • Bright and deceptive accommodation throughout
  • The property retains many original features throughout including high ceilings, ornate cornices, corbels, ceiling roses and original fireplace surrounds
  • Four reception areas including generous formal drawing/dining room, living room, snug and conservatory
  • Additional study / library with extensive range of built in shelving
  • Country style kitchen with excellent range of units, 2 oven Rayburn and a further range of integrated appliances
  • Six bedrooms, including master and guest suites both with ensuite bathrooms
  • Annex accessed off the rear staircase with living room, kitchenette and bedroom
  • Externally the property includes a tree lined driveway with electric gates leading to extensive car parking and turning area
  • Mature landscaped grounds in lawns with bordered colourful flowerbeds, trees and shrubs
  • Pathways to tennis court, swimming pool and arboretum
  • Former stable block to the rear with four stables and additional outbuildings/sheds
  • Comber is just a few minutes' drive and Newtownards, Killinchy and Belfast are all within a suitable commuting distance


VESTIBULE: 2.92m x 1.83m (9' 7" x 6' 0")
Hardwood front door glazed side panels and fan light, original ornate tiled floor, corniced ceiling.
IMPRESSIVE ENTRANCE HALL: 7.92m x 6.5m (26' 0" x 21' 4")
At widest points. Glazed hardwood door with glazed side panels, corniced ceiling, picture rail, ornate corbels and archway. Commanding staircase with double return and fine wooden and decorative handrail leading to landing on first floor.
CLOAKROOM: 4.83m x 3.89m (15' 10" x 12' 9")
At widest points. Tongue and groove panelled walls with coat racks, pedestal wash hand basin, storage area, built in shelving. Quarry tiled floor. Door to rear courtyard.
SEPARATE WC: 1.55m x 0.91m (5' 1" x 3' 0")
Tongue and groove panelled walls. WC.
STORE ROOM: 2.95m x 2.51m (9' 8" x 8' 3")
Quarry tiled floor, built in storage cupboard and shelving.
STUDY/LIBRARY: 4.6m x 4.34m (15' 1" x 14' 3")
Open fire with carved wood surround, tiled inset and hearth, excellent range of built in bookshelves, corniced ceiling and picture rail.
DRAWING/DINING ROOM: 8.61m x 5.61m (28' 3" x 18' 5")
At widest points, into bay. Carved sandstone fireplace inset and hearth with open fire, ornate corniced ceiling with picture rail. Solid strip wood floor, original working window shutters, PVC glazed door through to Greenhouse.
LIVING ROOM: 8.23m x 5.33m (27' 0" x 17' 6")
Into bay at widest points. Fireplace with ornate carved wood surround, marble inset, slate stone hearth with dog grate open fire and brick back inglenook. Ornate cornice ceiling, picture rail, original working window shutters.
REAR HALLWAY: 2.44m x 1.8m (8' 0" x 5' 11")
Quarry tiled floor, door to rear store and rear staircase. Tongue and groove panelled walls, service hatch to Living Room. Built in shelving and storage cupboard.
KITCHEN/DINING AREA: 5.64m x 5.54m (18' 6" x 18' 2")
At widest points. Excellent range of high and low level units, double Belfast Sink unit with mixer taps and Insinkerator waste disposal unit, two oven Rayburn oil fired oven with Neff twin hob, integrated Neff chest height double oven, Granite worktops and upstands, under unit lighting, integrated Neff dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, built in Electrolux fridge and integrated pantry cupboard, glazed display cupboards. uPVC glazed door to rear patio and garden.
PANTRY/UTILITY: 4.27m x 3m (14' 0" x 9' 10")
At widest points. Space for fridge and freezer, Belfast sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, built in high level units, quarry tiled floor, velux window. Door through to:
SNUG: 5.41m x 3.56m (17' 9" x 11' 8")
Laminate strip wood floor, double PVC doors to:
CONSERVATORY: 6.48m x 4.39m (21' 3" x 14' 5")
Ceramic tiled floor, wiring for wall lights, double doors to garden.
GREENHOUSE: 7.98m x 5m (26' 2" x 16' 5")
Accessed off central hallway. Original quarry tiled floor, glazed uPVC door to rear garden and patio area. Built in work benches and raised beds and large vine.
WALK IN HOTPRESS: 3.33m x 1.47m (10' 11" x 4' 10")
Tongue and groove panelling, built in shelving, tongue and groove ceiling, wood floor.
Ornate corniced ceiling and picture rail. Built in storage cupboards.
MASTER BEDROOM: 5.66m x 5.38m (18' 7" x 17' 8")
Into bay. Original working wood panelled shutters, views over gardens and surrounding countryside, full range of built in robes with hanging rails and shelving, corniced ceiling and picture rail.
ENSUITE BATHROOM: 3.53m x 1.98m (11' 7" x 6' 6")
At widest points. Panelled bath with telephone hand shower, shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, range of built in high level units, wiring for wall lighting, picture rail, corniced ceiling.
BEDROOM (2): 6.02m x 4.6m (19' 9" x 15' 1")
Pedestal wash hand basin, cornicing and picture rail, built in cupboard under stairs with hanging rail.
BEDROOM (3): 6.27m x 3.02m (20' 7" x 9' 11")
BEDROOM (4): 7.01m x 5.79m (23' 0" x 19' 0")
At widest points into bay. Corniced ceiling, picture rail.
ENSUITE BATHROOM: 3.66m x 2.41m (12' 0" x 7' 11")
Corniced ceiling, picture rail, white suite comprising: Panelled bath with mixer taps and telephone hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC.
BEDROOM (5): 5.08m x 3.96m (16' 8" x 13' 0")
Corniced ceiling, picture rail.
BATHROOM: 3.51m x 2.31m (11' 6" x 7' 7")
Coloured suite comprising: Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, built in cupboard with hanging rail, partially tiled walls.
Stairs to:
ROOM (1): 6.43m x 5.16m (21' 1" x 16' 11")
ROOM (2): 5.64m x 5.36m (18' 6" x 17' 7")
Original fire with cast iron surround, tiled inset and hearth.
ROOM (3): 3.51m x 3.28m (11' 6" x 10' 9")
Storage into eaves.
ROOM (4): 6.6m x 2.87m (21' 8" x 9' 5")
The Annex contains:
Fully tiled shower cubicle, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
LIVING ROOM WITH KITCHENETTE: 5.05m x 4.09m (16' 7" x 13' 5")
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, twin ceramic hob top and Bauknecht fridge and freezer unit, Phillips integrated extractor fan, partially tiled walls, built in units, built in storage, views over surrounding rear gardens and countryside.
STORAGE ROOM: 3.28m x 1.8m (10' 9" x 5' 11")
BEDROOM (6): 5.05m x 3.1m (16' 7" x 10' 2")
Cast iron ornate fireplace (not functioning).
Range of outdoor sheds and outbuildings with gardeners toilet. Stables, tack room, wood store. Two outdoor sheds accessed off utility/pantry area.
The property is accessed off a private laneway with an electronic gated entrance, car parking and turning area to front with gardens in lawns bordered by secure fencing and hedging, raised flowerbeds with an abundance of colour via flowering plants and shrubs.
FOUR CAR GARAGE: 10.8m x 5.79m (35' 5" x 19' 0")
To side is a four car garage with twin electric up and over door and two up and over doors. Light and power.
Oil tank and boiler house. Additional four stables with light, power and water and further compost area.
To the rear of the main property there are further gardens in lawns with landscaped flowerbeds, mature trees and hedging, tarmac patio area perfect for entertaining and enjoying summer months. Further paths leading to full sized tarmac/gravel tennis court with surrounding fencing.
Surrounded by lawns with diving board and wooden pool house with range of kitchen units, single drainer sink unit and taps, light and power, further pool room with functioning mechanics.


This is a rare opportunity to purchase a handsome Scrabo stone detached residence in mature setting measuring 2.9 acres with spectacular gardens, tennis court and swimming pool in the countryside, only a few minutes from Comber town centre.

The property exudes original features throughout including high ceilings, ornate cornices, corbels, ceiling roses and original fireplace surrounds. The bright and deceptive accommodation comprises; vestibule with original tiled floor, impressive entrance hall, generous formal drawing/dining room with open fire and original ornate surround, study / library with range of built in shelving, living room with open fire and original ornate surround, kitchen with casual dining space for 6 people leading to snug and conservatory with double doors open onto the extensive private gardens. In addition, on the ground floor the property offers large cloakroom with separate WC, store room, utility room and expansive greenhouse accessed off the entrance hall or drawing room. The fully fitted kitchen has an excellent selection of built in cupboards and drawers and a Rayburn stove.

Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms, including master and guest suites both with ensuite bathrooms, and additional annex accessed off the rear staircase with living room, kitchenette and bedroom. Additional rooms are located on the Second Floor which have a range of potential uses including storage. Where the interior accommodation of this fine home is outstanding, the outside of this property simply stunning. The property includes a tree line driveway with electric gates leading to the house set in extensive grounds with car parking and turning areas and a four car garage. There is a former stable block to the rear with the potential for four stables, additional outbuildings and tarmac / gravel tennis court. The stunning gardens to the side and rear are laid in lawns with patios, colourful flowerbeds, mature trees and pathways leading to an enclosed arboretum making this a beautiful setting. The property also boasts a magnificent outdoor heated swimming pool.

Although this property is positioned in the heart of the countryside, Comber is just a few minutes' drive and Newtownards, Killinchy and Belfast are all within a suitable commuting distance. Contact our North Down office to arrange a private appointment at your convenience.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Asking Price£1,100,000
  • Stamp Duty: £53,750*

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