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16 Sketrick Island, Bullock Port, Newtownards, BT23 6QH

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6 Beds
3 Receptions
E 45
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Location of 16 Sketrick Island

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  • Unique 6 Bedroom Detached Property
  • Complimented By 2 Bedroom Cottage
  • Fantastic Living Space
  • Master Bedroom Suite With Dressing Room And Bathroom
  • Rooftop Sun Deck With Beautiful Views Across The Island
  • Private Slipway With Deep Water Anchorage


A simply breath taking lough side residence with unbelievable views over Strangford Lough. With green fields surrounding the rear of the residence, this stunning property is perfectly located for those dreaming of getting away from the hustle and bustle of city living to idyllic surroundings. The property comprises a spacious and luxuriously appointed family home, detached cottage, fantastic gardens and a private slipway to a deep water anchorage directly in front of the house.

The south facing residence, approached via a private road leading to this enjoys breathtaking views of Strangford Lough towards Ringhaddy and Portaferry to the South and the majority of the Ards Peninsula to the East. The islands of Trasnagh, Conly and numerous other smaller islands lie to the front.

Following some work by the current owners, Bullock Port,now includes a fantastically sized kitchen diner with sun balcony to the front, elegant lounge with double doors through to a well appointed family room with stunning views over the Lough and direct access to patio area. The property also benefits from a spacious open plan family area through to Winter Kitchen' furnished with exclusively designed units by Chalon UK. Furthermore a conservatory flooding the area with natural light leading to outside.

There are five secondary bedrooms, two of which have en suite bath / shower rooms and a further separate master suite with luxurious bathroom and dressing area, opening onto a private decking area. All the principal rooms face the Lough taking advantage of the exceptional views.

An enclosed patio area, flagged in sandstone, is accessed from the principal reception rooms with access to a remarkable rooftop balcony, ideal for summer entertainingand access to one of the secondary bedrooms.

A beautifully finishedtwo storied cottage, the Boat House, lies adjacent to the residence and enjoys the same breathtaking views, providing excellent alternative accommodation for visitors or the older family member.

The landscaped gardens at the front are expertly laid out, incorporating lawns, well stocked beds of ornamental and flowering shrubs, pebble edged flagged path and patios and raised timber decks designed to maximise the Lough views.

Strangford Lough Yacht Club and Down Cruising Club are but a few minutes walk away, making this an exceptional opportunity for the keen yachtsman. Golfing is also well served in the area with Mahee and Ringdufferin Golf Courses just a short drive away. Along with the fantastic Daft Eddy's restaurant, this property has alot to offer on your doorstep.

Ideal location for those looking that rural homebut with Belfast only a short drive away you can have all of the benefits of both worlds. Sure to attract plenty of interest please get in touch with Aria Residential to arrange a viewing today.

Comprises (In Metres)

Reception Hall - Parquet hardwood floor. Corniced ceiling.

Cloakroom (2.01x1.5) Built in cupboard with louvered door. Built in cupboards, drawer and shelves. Low flush W.C. Villeroy & Boch suite comprising vanity unit with recessed wash hand basin with chrome swan neck mixer taps in polished granite surround. Heated towel rack. Corniced ceiling.

Kitchen / Diner (8.28x5.31) - Wooden floor. Corniced ceiling. Wood burning stove with mantel on carved corbels and natural slate hearth. Double sliding doors to balcony. French door to patio. Range of painted eye and floor level cupboards and drawers. Matching glazed display cabinets.Oil fire cream four oven Aga with twin hobs and twin electric ceramic hob with canopy over. Island unit fitted with baumatic gas hob, plumbed american fridge freezer and plumbed for dishwasher. Maple work tops.

Pantry (2.7x1.5) - Tiled floor. Recessed in formica worktops with cupboard space under. Matching cupboards over. Space for fridge freezer. Walk in fully shelved storage cupboard.

Lounge (7.3x4.7) - Parquet hardwood floor. Raised area leading to outside. Range of glass display shelves over double storage cupboards. Double doors leading to family room.

Family Room (6.02x4.6) - Wood laminate flooring. Polished granite fireplace with cast stone surround. Polish granite hearth. Gas coal effect fire. Double doors to front patio. open plan to :-

Living Area - Marble flooring. Electric feature fireplace. Glazed Ceiling. Built in bookcases. Leads to conservatory.

Winter Kitchen (7.8x3.6) - Polished marble flooring. Range of eye and ground level cupboards. Plentiful worktop space. Stainless steel drainer sink unit. Stainless steel electric oven and hob.

Laundry Room (3.8x1.7) - Walk in hot storage cupboard with oil fired boiler and 'Megaflow Heatrea Sadia' pressurised water storage tank. Range of built in storage shelves and fitted clothes rail. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Plumbed and space for washing machine and tumbledryer.

Conservatory (5.3x3.48) - Glazed vaulted ceiling and electrically operated windows. Polished marlbel floor. Double doors to rear yard.

Bedroom 1 (4.5x2.5) - Range of built in shelves. Velux window.

Bedroom 2 (4.1x2.7) - Velux window. Built in dressing table. Range of high level storage shelves. En suite.

En Suite (2.7x1.8) - White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and matching thermostatically controlled shower overheard. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low flush W.C. Ceramic tiled floor. Heated towel rail. Velux window.

Bedroom 3 (3.8x3.2) - Built in work station with nest of four drawers under and book shelves over. Double built in wardrobe with cupboards over. High level storage shelves.

Bedroom 4 (3.2x2.9) - Built in work station with nest of four drawers under and book shelves over. Double built in wardrobe with cupboards over. High level storage shelves.

Bathroom (2.7x1.7) - Double electric shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low flush W.C. Polished marble floor and matching part tiled walls. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail.

Side Hallway - Hotpress. Double and single built in cupboards. Leads to :-

Master Bedroom Suite (5.5x5.4) Range of built in furniture including double and two single wardrobes. Part vaulted celing. Double doors leading to timber decking.

Dressing Room (4.5x1.4) - Fitted with extensive range of wardrobes, drawers and storage cupboards. Matching dressing table with nest of drawers under and mirrors over. Range of built in book shelves and eye level cupboards.

Bathroom (3.6x3.1) - 'Villeroy and Boch' white suite comprising oval bath on Maple stand. Surface mounted wash hand basin on maple stand. Fitted illuminated mirror over. Fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower overhead rose. Plate glass door. Extractor fan. Low flush W.C. Bidet. Heated towel rail. Polished marble floor with underfloor heating. Corniced ceilings. Built in storage cupboard.

Attic - Extensive storage, floored with light.

Enclosed Rear Yard Walkway - Access to cottage.

Outside -

Enclosed Patio Area - Sandstone flagging throughout. Steps to upper garden area. Bricked fire pit. Cast iron circular steps to rooftop sun deck.

Bedroom 6 (5.2x3) - Approached through patio. Double built in wardrobe. Built in storage cupboard. Fitted workstation with nest of drawers under, storage shelf and cupboard over. Leads to shower room.

Shower Room (1.7x1.5) - White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. Low flush W.C. Fully tiled walls. Heated towel radiator.

Outdoor Storage House - (3.5x3.02)

Gardens - Landscaped gardens to the front and the side. Raised flagged patio is enclosed by picket fencing along with raised timber decking serving the master bedroom suite.

Parking - Ample parking bays are situated either side of driveway providing space for both cars and boats.

Slipway - A concrete slipway serves the residence and leads to deep water anchorage.


Living Room (5.6x4.8) - Feature fireplace. Glazed double doors opening to decking.

Kitchen (5.46x4.8) - Range of high and low level cupboards. Oven with electric hob and overhead canopy extractor fan. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Stainless steel sink.

Stairs to :- Two velux windows.

Bed 1 (4.7x3.7) - Range of built in storage space. Access to eaves storage.

Bed 2 (4.5x3.7) - Velux and side windows.

Shower Room 1.9x1.8) White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low flush W.C

Outside - Raised timber decking to the front.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Guide Price£549,950
  • Stamp Duty: £2,497*

* Stamp duty rates provided as a guide only. Additional charges may apply. Please refer to the tax service's website for more information.


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