Sale Agreed

Palatine House, 6 The Square, Killough, DOWNPATRICK, County Down, BT30 7QE

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5 Beds
2 Receptions
F 36
EPC Rating

Location of Palatine House

From Downpatrick Town Centre, drive onto Killough Road then onto the Downpatrick Road. At the roundabout, turn right onto Main Street and Number 6 Palatine Square will be located on the left hand side.

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  • Listed Georgian house with delightful gardens in the centre of an attractive coastal village
  • Extensively and sympathetically refurbished and tastefully presented
  • Bright and spacious accommodation with a pleasant outlook
  • Much of the original character has been carefully retained including wooden sash windows with shutters, cornicing and stripped doors and flooring
  • Lounge with maple flooring and attractive hole in the wall fireplace
  • Separate dining room with maple flooring
  • Country style solid wood kitchen with Fired Earth tiling, terracotta flooring and ample dining area
  • Separate utility room with access to rear gardens
  • There are two bedrooms to the First floor and landing with study area and tasteful family bathroom
  • Three Second floor bedrooms with shower room
  • New oil fired central heating system
  • Delightful enclosed walled gardens to front and rear with off street carparking
  • Sea views to rear from upper floors
  • Attractive and historic coastal village with access to walks and harbour
  • Close to excellent facilities for golf and sailing as well as numerous beaches, Strangford Lough and the Mountains of Mourne
  • Travel times by car: Downpatrick 10 minutes Belfast 50 minutes Newcastle 45 minutes Dublin Minerstown Beach 5 minutes Tyrella Beach 10 minutes Ballyhornan Beach 15 minutes St John's Lighthouse 10
  • Airport access by car: George Best Belfast City Airport 55 minutes Belfast International Airport 1 hour 10 minutes Dublin Airport 1 hour 55 minutes


Ground Floor

Double front hardwood door leading through to reception porch.
With encaustic tiled flooring, dual aspect to side, hardwood tongue and groove ceiling, hardwood door leading through to reception hall.
With Canadian maple hardwood flooring, cornice ceiling, decorative ceiling rose.
LIVING ROOM: 5.03m x 4.52m (16' 6" x 14' 10")
Hardwood Canadian maple flooring, hole in the wall fireplace with brick inset and slate hearth, outlook to front, wooden sash windows and shutters.
DINING ROOM: 4.19m x 3.23m (13' 9" x 10' 7")
With Canadian maple hardwood flooring, wall lights, cornice ceiling, sliding shuttered sash windows, outlook to front.
KITCHEN/DINING: 4.93m x 3.78m (16' 2" x 12' 5")
Excellent range of high and low level solid wooden units, granite work surface with Belfast sink and hot and cold mixer tap, space for oven cooker, extractor fan, plumbed for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, glazed cabinets, ample dining area, sliding sash windows, recessed spotlighting, Fired Earth tiled splashback and terracotta flooring, leading through to utility room.
With high and low level units, hardwood work surface, Belfast sink with hot and cold mixer tap, plumbed for washing machine, larder cupboard, hardwood door leading through to rear gardens, tiled flooring, storage cupboard with in-built shelving units, space for freezer.

First Floor

BEDROOM (1): 4.65m x 3.45m (15' 3" x 11' 4")
With hardwood flooring, outlook to front, shuttered sash windows, recessed spotlighting.
DRAWING ROOM/BEDROOM (5): 5.13m x 4.42m (16' 10" x 14' 6")
Dual aspect to front and side, solid hardwood flooring, shuttered sash windows, cornice ceiling.
White suite comprising of low flush WC, full pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap, standalone bath with hot and cold mixer tap and telephonic shower head, walk-in thermostatically controlled shower with waterfall shower head, hardwood flooring, partly tiled walls, recessed spotlighting, cornice ceiling, shuttered sash windows, ample storage.

Second Floor

BEDROOM (2): 3.73m x 3.12m (12' 3" x 10' 3")
With hardwood flooring, outlook to rear, sliding sash windows.
White suite comprising of low flush WC, full pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, thermostatically controlled shower unit, fully tiled walls, hardwood flooring, outlook to rear, vertical chrome heated towel rail, hot press with lagged copper cylinder tank and in-built storage, access to roof space shuttered sash windows.
BEDROOM (3): 4.14m x 3.23m (13' 7" x 10' 7")
Hardwood flooring, outlook to front, wooden tongue and groove ceiling, excellent in-built storage, shuttered sash windows.
BEDROOM (4): 3.61m x 3.53m (11' 10" x 11' 7")
Hardwood flooring, outlook to front, in-built storage, wooden tongue and groove ceiling, shuttered sash windows.


Front garden laid in lawns with mature planting and shrubs, rear garden with stone driveway for off-street car parking, garden laid in lawns with raised timber decking and patio area ideal for outdoor entertaining, mature shrubs and planting, metal-framed greenhouse, boiler house with oil fired central heating boiler, garden home office.


A thriving port and harbour since the 16th century, the historic village of Killough contains many fine listed buildings, including Palatine House, built in 1806 by Viscount Bangor as his Agent's residence for the Castle Ward Estate. With a wide, sycamore-lined main street, historic harbour area and beach, the village looks across the bay to Coney Island and beyond the quay walls to the Irish Sea. In recent years, many buildings in the village have been sympathetically renovated and a diverse and creative community has become well established.
Situated within the village conservation area on the shores of Killough Bay, this attractive Georgian property has undergone significant renovation works in recent years and offers bright and spacious accommodation, complemented by delightful enclosed walled gardens.
With high ceilings and period features throughout, the ground floor accomodation includes a drawing room with open fireplace, separate dining room, kitchen with an excellent range of high and low level units and ample dining space. There are five double bedrooms to the first and second floor with shower room and tasteful family bathroom.
Further benefits include utility room, new oil fired central heating and wooden shuttered sash windows throughout the property.
Externally the front gardens are laid to lawns with mature shrubs and planting. To the rear there is a stone driveway for off-street car parking, outdoor home office, gardens laid in lawns with raised timber deck and patio area, ideal for barbecue and outdoor entertaining.
Killough's scenic coastal location is perfect for those who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle, with easy access to numerous beaches, Tollymore and Castlewellan Forest Parks, National Trust properties and the spectacular Strangford Lough and Mountains of Mourne. The area offers excellent facilities for golfing, sailing, cycling and equestrian activities and is a haven for bird watchers, walkers and naturalists. Downpatrick with its excellent schooling and amenities is approximately 10 minutes away by car or bus and Belfast and Newcastle can be reached in under an hour, with Dublin accessible in 2 hours.

Property Costs

  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • Offers Around£339,950


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