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Coolgreen, 66 Craigdarragh Road, Helen's Bay, Bangor, County Down, BT19 1UB



6 Beds
5 Receptions
C 69
EPC Rating

Location of Coolgreen

travel from Belfast to Bangor, pass Holywood and Seahill, the entrance to Helens Bay via the Craigdarragh Road is left at the lights, Coolgreen is on the right hand side.

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  • Amazing Detached Family Home On The Craigdarragh Road In Helens Bay
  • Excellent Site Of Over An Acre With Stunning Gardens, Mature Trees And Patio Areas
  • Floodlit All Weather Walled Tennis Court Overlooked By Guest House / Studio
  • Stunning Accommodation Set Over 3 Floors
  • Spacious Entertaining Hallway With Feature Central Staircase And Light Well
  • Formal Drawing Room With Period Fireplace Overlooking Front Gardens
  • Dining Room With Fireplace And Wooden Floor
  • Superb Kitchen With Built In Appliances, Aga And Casual Dining Area Open To:
  • Living Room With Wood Burning Stove And Double Doors To Side Patios
  • Rear Hallway With Doors To Courtyard & Side Gardens, With Cloakroom, Utility Room, Boot Room Area And Door To:
  • Family Room / Kid's Room To The Rear
  • 1st Floor Landing With Hand Crafted Balustrades Overlooking Entrance Hall
  • Master Bedroom With Shower And Dressing Room With Balcony Overlooking Side Of House
  • 2 Further Double Bedrooms And A Family Bathroom
  • 1st Floor Return With Large Study With Parquet Floor, Full Gymnasium With Shower Room (Could Be Bedroom 6)
  • Second Floor With 2 Double Bedrooms And A Bathroom
  • Double Glazed Windows And Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Courtyard To The Side Entered By Electric Gates With Ample Parking And Turning Space
  • Double Garages With Electric Doors With Garden Store To Side
  • Steps Up To Garden Room / Guest House Overlooking Tennis Court
  • Kitchen With Built In Appliances, Large Sliding Doors And Shower Room
  • Landscaped Gardens With Rolling Lawns, Magnificent Mature Trees, Flowerbeds, Patios & Beautiful Pathways
  • Convenient Location To Bangor, Holywood, Belfast & Motorway Links To The South


Steps up with foot lighting to solid wooden entrance door with double glazed pane windows and fanlight over.
With mat well. Ceramic tiled floor. Detailed cornicing. Double opening doors with side panels to...
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL: 5.56m x 4.34m (18' 3" x 14' 3")
One is immediately struck by the stunning central staircase with solid wooden spindles and balustrades. Ceramic tiled floor. Wall light wiring. Corniced ceiling.
High flush WC. Wash hand basin and mixer tap. Extractor fan. Light. Ceramic tiled floor. There is also a hidden cloakroom with excellent full height hanging and shelving space.
FORMAL DRAWING ROOM: 5.92m x 4.67m (19' 5" x 15' 4")
Two double windows overlooking the front and window overlooking side of room. Corniced ceiling. Beautiful marble fireplace and side panels, with slate inset hearth and large open fire. Hand built bookcase with understair storage. Detailed corniced ceiling. Solid Oak floor. Views over front gardens.
FORMAL DINING ROOM: 4.47m x 3.84m (14' 8" x 12' 7")
Solid Oak floor. Corniced ceiling. Centre Rose. Windows to rear courtyard and side. Cast iron fireplace with side panels, tiled inset with slate hearth and brass fender. Wall light wiring. Plenty of space for 12-14 seater dining table and chairs.
KITCHEN / LIVING / DINING ROOM: 9.65m x 4.67m (31' 8" x 15' 4")
Beautiful wide board solid Oak floor. Living Area with solid wooden mantelpiece, side panels, slate hearth with wood burning stove with natural brick surround. Corniced ceiling. Double windows to front and window to side. Double opening door to side and rear terraces and gardens. Open to... Kitchen Area - hand built solid wooden kitchen with polished black granite worktops. Double black Aga with double hotplate with tiled surround. Range of built in cupboards, drawers, shelves and units with plate racks. Corniced ceiling. Low voltage lighting. Solid wooden floor. Space for 6-8 seater table and chairs. Deep filled drawers. Fitted Neff dishwasher. Fitted Neff four ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over (in place of Aga if wanting to switch off during the Summer). Stainless steel Neff under oven and combi microwave oven. Beautiful room overlooking rear tennis court, side gardens and front lawns.
REAR HALLWAY: 6.5m x 4.14m (21' 4" x 13' 7")
Rear entrance hall with front courtyard and stable style door to side leading into L-shaped hallway. Beautiful slate floor. Corniced ceiling. Low voltage lighting. Open boot room area, cloakroom storage.
LAUNDRY ROOM: 2.95m x 2.64m (9' 8" x 8' 8")
(at widest points). L-shaped room with space for large American style fridge freezer. Range of built in units. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Plumbed for washing machine and space for dryer. Slate floor. Low voltage lighting. Built in storage.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM: 3.53m x 2.01m (11' 7" x 6' 7")
Low flush WC. Slate floor. Elegant wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low voltage lighting. Window with shutters overlooking rear terraces. Extractor fan.
CHILDREN'S PLAYROOM / FAMILY ROOM: 5.38m x 4.04m (17' 8" x 13' 3")
Wooden effect floor. Corniced ceiling. Range of built in double cupboards, shelving, homework desk, windows to each side and corniced ceiling. Low voltage lighting.
Beautiful central staircase with solid wooden hand rails and balustrades leading to first floor.
Magnificent landing with circular lightwell on the first floor landing. Steps up to panelled archway to...
LANDING: 1.73m x 4.09m (5' 8" x 13' 5")
(extends towards the gym). 1.5 height ceiling with solid plaster beading. Double velux windows and large walk in hotpress with pressurised water system and wooden shelving. Curved wall which leads round to...
STUDY: 4.42m x 3.38m (14' 6" x 11' 1")
Beautiful parquet herringbone solid mahogany floor. Solid plaster beading to the ceiling. Feature curved wall.
GYMNASIUM (Potential Bedroom): 5.28m x 4.39m (17' 4" x 14' 5")
1.5 height ceiling. Solid plaster beading. Low voltage lighting. Windows to side and rear. Currently fitted out as full gymnasium with doorway to...
Wet room style shower room with thermostatic shower. Wash hand basin with mixer taps. Low flush WC. Fully tiled walls in the shower area. Tiled floor. Low voltage lighting and extractor fan.
Steps up to magnificent landing with curved balustrades. Circular light well from the second floor with velux window.
MASTER SUITE: 5.69m x 4.7m (18' 8" x 15' 5")
double windows to front overlooking gardens. Corniced ceiling. Double open doors to balcony and side overlooking terraces.
His/Hers dressing room with excellent shelving and built in storage.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: 3.81m x 1.96m (12' 6" x 6' 5")
Walk in shower with thermostatic shower with chrome heated towel rail. Detailed tiled floor. Low flush WC. Extractor fan. Window with shutters overlooking terraces, tennis court and lawns. Sink and mixer taps with beautiful marble top drawer storage underneath. Shaver point.
BEDROOM (2): 4.47m x 3.84m (14' 8" x 12' 7")
Corniced ceiling. Windows to side and rear overlooking courtyard.
BEDROOM (3): 5.69m x 4.6m (18' 8" x 15' 1")
Double windows to front and window to side with window seat. Corniced ceiling. Large walk in storage cupboard.
Detailed Mosaic tiled floor. Panelled walls. Adelphi ceramic sink with ornate style taps. Cast iron ball and claw freestanding bath with mixer taps and telephone hand shower. Low flush WC. Walk in fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower. Extractor fan. Window overlooking front lawns.
Feature landing with semi circular balustrades overlooking lightwell to first floor and central staircase. Dormer windows.
BEDROOM (4): 6.78m x 4.11m (22' 3" x 13' 6")
Velux Dormer window. Built in storage with cupboards and shelving. Built in homework desk. Wooden effect floor.
BEDROOM (5): 6.88m x 4.8m (22' 7" x 15' 9")
Wooden effect floor. Velux window. Double windows to side. Dormer window to front.
Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low flush WC. Walk in shower with thermostatic shower cubicle with storage area fully tiled. Extractor fan. Dormer window.
The property is approached by a long sweeping tarmac driveway with entrance gates from the Craigdarragh Road. It passes beautiful rolling lawns with amazing mature trees bordered by pathways, mature trees, and a summerhouse. We have copious flower beds with shrubs, herbs and plants. There are several loose chip granite pebbled parking bays to the front, whilst to the side, there are double electric entrance gates to a large rear courtyard 60' x 35' with beautiful sand flagging. Natural stone brick wall. Door to boiler house with oil fired central heating boiler. Access to the rear double garage and storage unit.
GARDEN STORE: 5.84m x 1.75m (19' 2" x 5' 9")
Excellent storage with light and power.
LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE: 7.77m x 5.94m (25' 6" x 19' 6")
Two electrically operated double opening wooden doors. Nice sand flagged surface with light and power. Ample storage for cars etc. Stairwell to the side in natural brick detailing leading to rear raised terrace area, boat house and overlooking all weather flood lit tennis court which is totally enclosed by a natural brick wall.
LARGE GARDEN ROOM / ANNEX: 7.82m x 5.99m (25' 8" x 19' 8")
Solid ceramic tiled floor. Hugh windows. Double height vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Speaker system. Low voltage lighting. Wired for television. Underfloor heating. Large island unit with built in high gloss cupboards, drawers and shelves with several fitted appliances in a kitchen area. Stainless steel worktops. Wash hand basin and mixer taps. Wine fridge. Siemens under oven. Door to...
SHOWER ROOM: 3.43m x 1.85m (11' 3" x 6' 1")
Low flush WC with concealed cistern. Fully tiled floor and walls. Rice bowl style wash hand basin with storage under and mixer taps. Fitted mirror. Wet style shower room. Low voltage lighting and extractor fan.
The room has got huge sliding doors overlooking the terraces and tennis court which provide excellent garden room or sports room. Overlooking the tennis court, ideal for Summer. The terrace has concealed lighting and is bordered by a natural stone and red brick wall.
SPORTS STORE: 2.49m x 1.88m (8' 2" x 6' 2")
Ideal for sport storage / tennis equipment.
Around the tennis court area there is a natural brick wall with details railings and concealed lighting. There is a full sized all weather tennis court with gate to side. There are large lawns bordered by natural brick wall. Beautiful hedges and plants. There are sleeper style steps with loose pebbled chipped steps leading down past detailed flowerbeds. Homegrown produce areas. Beautiful side patio accessed of the rear hallway and the kitchen/living/dining room which provides excellent barbequing and entertaining area with built in barbeque unit. Also access to the front and side paths. Garden lighting.


This wonderful detached family home is set on an enviable South West facing site of over an acre in the highly regarded location of Helens Bay in North Down.

The house is beautifully presented and decorated with an exceptionally high standard of fixtures and fittings. The accommodation in brief consists of: four fantastic reception rooms around the stunning entrance hall, plus a beautiful kitchen with dining area which has doors to the side patios and gardens. Also on the ground floor is the rear hallway with utility room, cloakroom with WC and a family room.

On the first floor there is a the master suite with shower and dressing rooms, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath and shower. On the first floor return there is a study with solid parquet floor and a gym with shower room that could easily be used as a 6th bedroom.
On the second floor there are two large bedrooms and a bathroom with bath and shower.

Outside this unique property there are large professionally landscaped gardens and a large private courtyard to the side that is entered by electric gates. There is a double garage with 2 electric doors with steps up the side that lead to a garden house / guest cottage with large sliding doors and vaulted ceiling with a fitted kitchen and shower room that overlooks the floodlit all weather tennis court. This is ideal for kids / entertaining or for a live in nanny / grandparent.

With the Airport and Belfast City centre c.10 miles away and Bangor & Holywood town centres only a short drive convenience is key to Helens Bay, which is one of the many reasons why it is the area most consistently in demand and the most exclusive in the province.

Property Costs

  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • From£1,250,000

Contact Agent

Simon Brien Residential (North Down)
60A High Street

Energy Performance Certificate

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C 69

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