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161A & 161B Low Road, Islandmagee, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 3RF

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9 Beds
4 Receptions
E 53
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  • A Rare Opportunity To Purchase This Unique Property
  • Detached Family Home With Potential To Extend To 2,200+ Sq Ft
  • 3 x Luxury Cottages Extending To Over 3,000 Sq Ft
  • Potential Rental Income Of £57,000 Per Year (Based On Full Occupancy)
  • Set In Approx 5.5 Acres With Superb Larne Lough And Countryside Views
  • All West Facing Properties Witness Spectacular Views And Sunsets
  • Detached New Leisure/Cinema Area/Office/Shower/Wet Room/Utility Building
  • Outside Hot Tub And Landscaped Raised Feature Garden Area
  • Genuine Original 1850 Victorian Weighbridge In Working Order And Weighbridge House
  • 4 x Fully Serviced Stables And Large Covered Machinery Shed/Garage
  • 3 x Plastered And Insulated Workshops In Pebbled And Paved Courtyard
  • Original Stone Built Boiler House And Storage Building
  • Comprehensive Security System
  • 5 Minutes Drive To 3 Golf Courses, Beaches And Train Service To Belfast And Larne
  • This Bespoke Property And Range Of Outbuildings Will Suit A Variety Of Businesses Including The Already Established 3, 4 And 5 Star Self Catering Cottages


161A Low Road

Spacious reception hall with glazed etched door and roof space access ladder. The hall is of sufficient proportion to enable stairs to be installed for a roof space conversion.
KITCHEN/LOUNGE/DINING AREA: 9.09m x 7.19m (29' 10" x 23' 7")
Superb range of high and low level units. Laminate work surfaces. 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. New four ring ceramic hob and concealed extractor fan. Double eye level oven. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Open plan to living area with reclaimed brick Inglenook fireplace with reclaimed timber mantle and display area. French doors leading to paved patio area. Kitchen tiled with attractive slate tiles.
Two storage/cloakroom cupboards.
BEDROOM (1): 3.68m x 3.76m (12' 1" x 12' 4")
Built-in wardrobes and high level TV and power point.
BEDROOM (2): 3.66m x 2.44m (12' 0" x 8' 0")
BEDROOM (3): 4.93m x 3.33m (16' 2" x 10' 11")
Range of custom built slide-robes and high level TV and power point. Ensuite wet room comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and thermostatically controlled shower fitting. Tiled walls. Tiled flooring.
Suitable for conversion to extra accommodation, bringing the total size of the dwelling to over 2,200 sq ft, subject to normal planning approval.
White suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and panelled bath. Part tiled walls. Tiled flooring. Hot press.


Private west facing garden with original stone built storage shed and boiler house. Large walled garden area with waist level growing planters for easy working with plants. Mains water and outdoor electricity supply points. New large 7 ft galvanised and solid wood sliding gate, ready for electrics. Paved patio area with access into kitchen and lounge. Convenient access to stables, fields and rear outbuildings.
Front courtyard with pebbled driveway, lawn area, reclaimed granite kerb stones, feature Wishing Well with traditional slate roof. Two entrances each 16' (4.9 m) wide with traditional country style Ulster Pillars and wooden gates giving easy access for large vehicles and horse boxes or trailers. Outdoor electrical points and mains water to garden. Detached natural stone building/garage/workshop with two separate areas, concrete floors, plastered and insulated. One with a high level floored storage area. Rear courtyard with pebbled surface and black cobbled effect concrete surface to the covered BBQ and Hot Tub/Leisure areas. Very generous secure parking space for vehicles, horse boxes, trailers or boats with 7' galvanised and solid wood gate. Outdoor electrical points and mains water to BBQ/Hot Tub area. Covered BBQ/Car Port area 30' x 15' black cobbled effect concrete. Coloured feature lighting and outdoor electrical points. Raised Landscaped Feature Garden with reclaimed railway sleepers as a weather screen, established cherry and apple trees, fruit bushes, shrubs and flowerbeds. Cast Iron Style Street and wall lighting. Mains electricity and water supply to all outside Garden, Yard and BBQ areas for ease of maintenance and cleaning. Luxury 7 x person Hot Tub with 73 jets, 6 waterfalls and 2 fountains. 7 x different treatment positions, including mood lighting and aromatherapy. Electrical supply complies with Regulations. Workshop 18' 6" x 14' 8" (5.65m x 4.5m) fully insulated and complete with central heating. Traditional stable style door with a genuine antique brass porthole window. THE NEW GOBBINS CLIFF PATH IS EXPECTED TO ATTRACT 70,000 VISITORS PER YEAR THIS PROPERTY IS A GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ANYONE WISHINGTO LIVE IN A FANTASTIC RURAL ENVIRONMENT AND WORK FROM HOME WITH AMPLE LAND FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT

161B Low Road

Open plan reception/office area with top quality oak wood effect ceramic tiled floor. Cast Iron high output multi- fuel/wood burning stove recessed in feature timber fireplace. Fully wired for maritime themed wall lights, surround sound and computer/telephone points. Professionally installed corner sauna. Triple bi- folding double glazed doors leading to Shipwreck Cove Garden and Hot Tub.
Walk in wet room: comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin and thermostatically controlled shower, all ability friendly supports with fully tiled walls and floors. Kitchen/Utility room: Built in hot press, white Belfast sink, plumbed and wired for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble drier. Range of high and low level kitchen units, and efficient gas boiler for central heating and hot water.
With traditional slate roof. Constructed in 1850 this Coates & Young weighbridge is in full working order with all the original machinery. The Weighbridge House has original cast iron glazing, insulated roof and central heating from the main building. Recently used and fitted out as a Tack Room with oak bespoke saddle racks. This unique original weighbridge is very rare and probably the only one of its kind in the country still in working order. If this incredible specimen of Victorian Weighing Machinery could be found today, which it can't, it would cost well in excess of £30,000 to replace it.


This cottage is currently registered as 5 star with Tourism NI and is included fully fitted as seen and ready for continued business use. All hard and soft furnishings included are high quality and in a new condition.
RECEPTION HALL/LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING AREA: 5.79m x 4.32m (19' 0" x 14' 2")
Cottage fully tiled throughout. Reclaimed brick Inglenook fireplace. Range of bespoke joiner crafted wooden kitchen units and Belfast sink. Kitchen area plumbed for dishwasher. Fitted fridge and separate freezer. Gas/carbon monoxide/smoke alarms fitted. Utility area plumbed for automatic washing machine. Sky TV/Wall mounted flat screen TV and DVD. Wireless Broadband. Antique brass electrical fittings.
BEDROOM (1): 4.04m x 3.35m (13' 3" x 11' 0")
Tiled flooring. Built-in robe and cupboard. Wall mounted flat screen TV.
Comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and power shower (disabled access.) Fully tiled walls plus mirrored bathroom cabinet.
BEDROOM (2): 4.52m x 3.35m (14' 10" x 11' 0")
Tiled flooring. Built-in robe. TV point/wall mounted flat screen TV.
White suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. Tiled floor and part panelled walls with tiled areas.


LOUNGE: 6.1m x 5.41m (20' 0" x 17' 9")
Reclaimed brick and granite inglenook fireplace. Fully tiled floor. Wi-Fi/telephone/TV point. Range of higher level antique brass electrical fittings. Open plan to:
KITCHEN/DINING AREA: 4.88m x 3.96m (16' 0" x 13' 0")
Bespoke Hexagonal sunken kitchen with an excellent range of top quality high and low level units. Granite and wood laminate work surfaces with white double Belfast sink. Integral dish washer. Rangemaster 6 x ring gas stove and extractor fan. Large American style fridge/freezer. Part tiled walls and tiled flooring throughout. Bespoke stain glass feature ceiling light box. Wooden tunnel style walkway leading to lounge.
BEDROOM (1): 4.88m x 3.25m (16' 0" x 10' 8")
Built-in robe. Wall light/TV point. Tiled flooring.
BEDROOM (2): 4.88m x 2.74m (16' 0" x 9' 0")
Built-in robe. Wall light/telephone socket. Tiled flooring.
Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror bathroom cabinet, disabled friendly power shower. Fully tiled walls and non-slip floor tiles.


LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING AREA: 5.69m x 4.88m (18' 8" x 16' 0")
Range of wooden bespoke joiner made units. White china sink/drainer unit/mixer taps. Under counter fridge. Extractor fan and electric cooker. Gas/smoke and carbon monoxide monitor. Reclaimed brick and granite inglenook fire place. Antique brass plugs and sockets. Wall TV point and Sky TV installed/telephone socket. Attractive reclaimed pine wooden bench feature. Fully opening window looking out over fantastic views of Larne Lough, the Antrim Hills and incredible sunsets.
BEDROOM (1): 5.94m x 2.44m (19' 6" x 8' 0")
Built-in dressing table bench/wardrobe. Wall light. High level Wall/TV socket. Spectacular views from window over Larne Lough.
BEDROOM (2): 6.22m x 2.44m (20' 5" x 8' 0")
Built-in dressing table bench/wardrobe. Wall lights. High level Wall/TV socket.
White suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror bathroom cabinet, panelled bath and separate shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled power shower. Wall light.


A unique opportunity to purchase not only a superb home but also a business opportunity comprising three Luxury Self Contained 3, 4 and 5 Star properties. The Coach House, Loft and Barn Cottage all date back to 1850 and have been completely renovated to today's high building standards. Main Dwelling, Cottages and Detached Leisure/Cinema/Shower/Office building make this a multi-purpose property with great possibilities for future development of the surrounding land. A main feature of this property is its original Victorian Weighbridge and Weighbridge House built in 1850 and still in working order.

The property is close to the famous Gobbins Cliff Path, 3 Golf Clubs, Schools, Train Stations, Browns Bay beach and Portmuck and Ballylumford Harbours. Belfast is 30 minutes drive away.

For those with equestrian interests the family home has 4 adjoining fully serviced stables 40' x 20' with mains water drinkers, inside and outside lighting. Approximately 4.5 acres of well fenced good agricultural land with Ranch Fenced Yard area.

Both fields have mains water supply to automatic drinkers.

Large machinery Shed/Garage/Workshop of 70' x 42' at widest (5 x bays with largest opening of 19' x 15' high (5.8m x 4.5m high)) plus a range of outbuildings.

Property Costs

  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • Offers Around£550,000

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Simon Brien Residential (Lisburn Road)
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