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The Old School House, 28 Ballyclogh Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8UZ

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6 Beds
4 Receptions
F 38
EPC Rating

Location of The Old School House

This section of Ballyclogh Road links Priestland Road to the Benvarden Road and the property is located approximately half way between the two just over 2 miles from either end.

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  • Detached family home in a stunning countryside location
  • 6 Bedrooms (large master bedroom with large en-suite bathroom and walk in dressing room, a large marble wet room, playroom/7th bedroom, 2 large reception rooms, study/library, laundry room, cloakroom
  • Separate, self-contained, one bedroom apartment currently trading as a holiday let with excellent occupancy and ratings (figures available from the owner)
  • Oil fired central heating system off new condensing boiler and incorporating pressurised water system
  • Beautiful rural views over expansive gardens and beyond to the countryside
  • Large fitted kitchen with marble worktops and an expansive walnut island unit plus an informal dining area
  • Wet room and en-suites all include freestanding baths, soft closing w.c. and modern sinks
  • Many original features adding immeasurably to the character and individuality of this outstanding home
  • Excellent gardens in lawn enclosed by fencing, hedging and electric gates. Gardens include shrub beds, borders, quiet, tranquil, private and mature
  • A beautifully maintained Courtyard, with raised flowerbeds and seating, and a built in BBQ with chimney. Also with Black limestone flags on the floor, an excellent sun trap
  • New wooden windows with Georgian glazing bars throughout property. Provides a tasteful restoration and a wonderful country house feel
  • Access from Priestland Road and Benvardin Road and just over two miles from both


Entrance Porch:
Hardwood door with feature fan light and side glass panels. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, plenty of room for boots and coat rails.
Entrance Hall:
Welcoming entrance hall with ceramic tiled floor.
Including low level w.c., circular bowl style sink unit, linen press, Karndean tiled floor.
Drawing Room: 7.26m x 5.33m (23' 10" x 17' 6")
with cast iron fireplace with marble surround, feature bow window, down lighters, built in bookshelves, French glass panel doors leading to a black limestone patio area.
Sitting Room: 6.5m x 5.54m (21' 4" x 18' 2")
with dog grate style fireplace with sandstone surround, built in shelving, vaulted ceiling, antique parquet flooring, full length folding glass panel doors leading to the Courtyard.
Dining Kitchen: 7.06m x 5.05m (23' 2" x 16' 7")
with high and low level painted units incorporating soft closing and dove tail jointed wooden drawers, unique marble worktops and up stands, antique Parquet flooring, Walnut island unit with stainless steel worktop including modern sink and plumbed for dishwasher, large stainless steel extractor fan, down lighters.
Inner Hall:
A light, bright hallway with a storage cupboard and Karndean tiled floor. Leading to 1 bedroom, a bathroom and a sitting room, all situated down corridor away from main aspect of house, currently used as an au pairs bedroom, sitting room and bathroom.
Laundry Room: 3m x 2.84m (9' 10" x 9' 4")
with high and low level units, single drainer sink unit, plumbed for automatic washing machine, painted pine panel ceiling and pvc tiled floor.
Playroom/ Bedroom: 3.96m x 3.12m (13' 0" x 10' 3")
currently a playroom with fitted storage units, but ample room for a double bed and wardrobe, with view overlooking the Courtyard. Pure wool carpet.
Bedroom 3: 3.96m x 2.87m (13' 0" x 9' 5")
a double bedroom with pure wool carpet, and idyllic views over looking Courtyard.
Comprising low flush w.c. with soft closing seat, pedestal wash hand basin, shaver point and light, panel bath, electric shower and cubicle, extractor fan, part tiled walls and painted pine floor.
Study: 4.27m x 2.82m (14' 0" x 9' 3")
with extensive bookshelves and French doors to Courtyard.
Bedroom 4: 4.27m x 3.61m (14' 0" x 11' 10")
with bookshelves and a work station area.
Wet Room:
Comprising low flush square style w.c. and soft closing seat, modern large double wash hand basin, rectangular freestanding bath, extensive walk in rain shower with glass screen, extractor fan, heated towel rail, down lighters, solid marble tiles on floor and walls.
Bedroom 5: 3.35m x 2.97m (11' 0" x 9' 9")
with views overlooking Courtyard.
Bedroom 6: 4.22m x 2.92m (13' 10" x 9' 7")
with bookshelves and a work station area.
Bedroom 1: 6.71m x 5.38m (22' 0" x 17' 8")
a spacious, light and airy master bedroom, with beams and vaulted ceiling, down lighters and large dressing room with built in sliding wardrobes leading to a expansive en suite bathroom comprising of low flush w.c. and soft closing seat, 2 cantilevered wash hand basins, 2 shaver points, freestanding bath, modern rain shower with curved glass and wooden boards, heated towel rail, extractor fan, down lighters, part tiled walls, Karndean tiled floor.
Bedroom 2: 3.3m x 3.12m (10' 10" x 10' 3")
with built in robe/storage and shelving, down lighters. Newly installed bathroom comprising low flush w.c., pedestal circular wash hand basin, freestanding bath, extractor fan, and light/shaver point, down lighters, part tiled walls, Karndean tiled floor.
Partly covered yard area / bin store. Old stone boundary walls with railings. Stone drive and yard area with electric gates. Outside lighting including sensor light plus outside power points including speakers. Courtyard area, excellent aspect for sunshine with BBQ area, black limestone tiling and raised flower beds.
Boiler Store: 3.18m x 3.05m (10' 5" x 10' 0")
with condensing boiler and water tank.
Store: 3.05m x 1.7m (10' 0" x 5' 7")
Double Garage: 8.84m x 5.49m (29' 0" x 18' 0")
with 1 remote door and 1 up and over roller door.
Floor Plans provided by Bell Architects Ltd, Ballymoney.


Originally Seneril School, this individual property has been steeped in the history of the community for over 100 years.  A delightful combination of clever architecture and intuitive interior design has seen this stunning 4200 sq ft property evolve into a wonderful family home and a sanctuary from today’s hectic world.

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  • Status: For Sale
  • Offers Over£375,000
  • Stamp Duty: £8,750*

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