“Oh how wonderful to Step into the world of “Island Bane House”
Tranquillity is instantly what comes to mind when you slowly drive up the tree lined driveway to the big reveal, a beautiful Country house with the most magnificent Lough views, to be envied by many far and wide.
Dating back to the early 1700’s, oozing character and individuality, this is most definitely Island living at its most wonderful.
This picturesque Country Home is not only beautiful, it is located in one of the most sought after areas of County Down, if not Northern Ireland, and sits on a superb elevated position overlooking the stunning Strangford Lough.
There is no doubt this property will for sure draw on your imagination, with its courtyard comprising a large array of buildings including 3 Car Garaging, a Stone Built Wood Store, a Garden Store, Utility room, and Hobby room. Also located here is a considerable sized building in excellent condition, incorporating; an extensive 57ft plus Workshop; benefited hugely by its Three Phase electricity, there is also an additional workshop/showroom/garaging of over 80ft , ideal for a boating or car enthusiast, and those with equestrian interests. To conclude this excellent building; stairs lead to a vast First Floor gallery area, leading to a Viewing Room with breathtaking 180 degree Lough Views. There are an abundance of options for these superb buildings from business to leisure, here your dreams can really become a reality.
Feature Arched Front door leading to:
Entrance Hall: 23'11" x 9'8" (7.29" x 2.95m) Hardwood parquet flooring, Understairs storage cupboard, ceiling shelving, double panelled radiator, Stairs to First Floor
Drawing Room: 18'10" x 16'10" (5.74m x 5.13m) Superb Stone Fireplace with Open Fire, double Glazed Patio doors to Garden, Parquet Hardwood Flooring, corniced ceiling, wall lights, ceiling rose, Bay window with Stunning Lough Views, 2 double panelled radiators, tv point.
Dining Room: 21'9" x 17'2" into bay (6.63m x 5.23m), built-in bay window seating, with superb views of Ringhaddy sound and the islands beyond, ceiling shelving, tv point
Bedroom 3: 14’9” x 12’11” (4.5m x 3.93m) Parquet flooring, dual lough views, dado rail, corniced ceiling, ceiling rose, double panelled radiator,
Middle Hallway with feature bay window, cubbyhole, glazed leaded display cabinet with storage cupboard below, double panelled radiator leading to;
Family Bathroom: Corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, tiled floor, single panel radiator, built in glazed, leaded unit with storage cupboard below.
Boiler Room: oil fired boiler, copper cylinder with willis type immersion heater, shelving and cloaks space, wall and floor tiling.
Living Room with Dining Area: 17’9” x 16’5” (5.41m x 5.00m) Picture window with seating with superb lough views, quarry tiled floor, 2 double panelled radiators, tv point
Kitchen: 14''0" x 8'2" (4.27m x 2.49m) Superb range of high- and low-level units, incorporating Glazed display units and shelving, integrated fridge, built-in high-level fan assisted oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, tiled worktops, plumbed for dishwasher, tiled Floor, Wall tiling, some wood wall panelling, recessed lighting, larder cupboard, one and a half tub single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, and waste disposal.
Bedroom 2: 12'5" x 12'0" (3.78m x 3.66m) recessed lighting, half wall wood panelling, double panelled radiator.
Shower Room: 9'10" x 8'0"(3m x 2.44m) Corner Shower Cubicle with power shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, wood flooring, double panelled radiator, half wall wood panelling, recessed lighting, wall lighting point, Large walk in Hotpress with lagged copper cylinder, with willis type immersion heater, shelving.
Stairs to: Master Bedroom: 15'9" x 15'3" (4.80m x 4.65m)Dual aspect windows, one way Lough Views, and beautiful garden views the other, 2 single panelled radiators, corniced ceiling, ceiling rose, door access to roofspace. Separate lavatory with wc, wash hand basin, and single panel radiator, built in cupboard, wall light point, corniced ceiling. Separate large built-in shower with power shower, full wall tiling, glazed door, corniced ceiling, extractor. Walk in wardrobe with rails and shelving. TV point
Rear Porch: Half wood panelled walls, tiled floor, shelf, Stable door to; Garden, entertaining area and rear Courtyard
Stairs leading to
First Floor Landing: Cloaks
Bedroom 4: 14'9" x 12'11" (4.5m x 3.93m) Dormer window, wood floor, single panel radiator.
Bedroom 5: 15'9" x 14'9" (4.80m x 4.5m) Dormer window, wood floor, double panelled radiator, eaves storage, built in glazed display cabinet.
Bathroom: Wood panelled cast iron bath, with power shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, extractor, built in cupboard, single panel radiator.
Utility Room: 23’4” x 12’9” (7.11m x 3.89m ) tiled floor, light, power and water, wall tiling, Belfast Sink, separate cloakroom with low flush wc and wash hand basin, double glazed windows
Leading to: Garden/Hobby room: 23’8” x 21’7” (7.21m x 6.58m) double glazed windows, double glazed French doors leading to patio and garden, Views over Ringhaddy Sound
Green House; 25’9” x 8’9” (7.85m x 2.67m) power, light and water, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, pvc double glazing. Stunning views over Ringhaddy Sound.
Garaging 21’3” x 38’8” (6.48m x 11.79m) Three up and over roller shutter and doors, power and light
Stone built Wood Store: 26’3” x 16’6” (8m x 5.02m) dual access through double and single doors, power and light.
Stone Built Garden Store: 19’2” x 15’0” (5.84m x 4.57m) Dual single door access, power and light, water, water heating unit, Belfast sink
Stone built Tack room: 20’9” x 14’9” (6.32m x 4.5m) light and power, steps to: Floored Loft area: 20’9” x 15’1” (6.32m x 4.6m)
Stone building divided into 2 separate lavatory facilities, with wc and wash hand basins.
Extensive Outbuilding 81’9” x 19’6” (24.91m x 5.94m)Double sink, double drainer stainless steel sink unit. Electronic up and over roller shutter door, power and light steps to rear Workshop 57’7” x 20’4” ( 17.6m x 6.2m) with dual access via roller shutter up and over doors, with Three Phase Electricity
Stairs to First Floor and gallery area 60’9” x 18’6” (18.52m x 5.64m) power and light, shower room with pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, shower cubicle extractor fan
Steps to Viewing Room: 19’8” x 17’3” (5.99m x 5.26m) stunning 180-degree view towards Strangford Lough and its Islands, light and power, double glazed windows, fire exit to external steel stairs, tv point, pine flooring.
Mature gardens laid in lawns incorporating Raised flowerbeds to rear with Feature stone laid sitting area enjoying superb Lough views. Orchard with selection of Apple and pear trees
To Front the gardens are laid out in flowerbeds with an extensive range of plants and shrubs, edged by a variety of Mature trees and rose garden.
Small Lake/wetlands area, attracting a variety of birds and animals
The Property sits on approximately 8.5 acres with approximately 7 acres of grazing land leading to direct Lough Shore Access.