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8 Killaire Road, PRIVATE ROAD, Carnalea, County Down, BT19 1EY

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3 Beds
4 Receptions
D 67
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Location of 8 Killaire Road

Travelling through Crawfordsburn Village, continue along the Crawfordsburn Road toward Bangor West. Turn left into Station Road, Carnalea. Continue to the bottom of this road and under the bridge. Turn left and No. 8 is located on the right hand side.

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  • Charming and Deceptive Gate Lodge Property Enjoying Private, Exclusive Location
  • Extended and Painstakingly Refurbished Within Last Five Years
  • Exceptional Calibre to Fixtures and Fittings
  • Three En Suite Double Bedrooms
  • Formal Drawing Room
  • Separate Dining Room with Walk-in Butler's Fitted Pantry
  • Modern Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Space with Natural Well and French Doors to Garden
  • Separate Utility Room
  • Studio
  • Master and Bedroom Two with Breathtaking Views to Belfast Lough
  • Boot Room
  • Enchanting Courtyard Garden with Southerly Aspect
  • Ample Parking
  • Excellent Convenience for the City Commuter Via Road or Rail
  • Direct Access to North Down Coastal Path


Original front door to sun porch.
Ceramic tiled floor. Mature outlook. Retro-style radiator.
BEDROOM (3): 5.26m x 3.15m (17' 3" x 10' 4")
Cornice ceiling. Cast iron period fireplace. Slate hearth (not in use).
White suite comprising: low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps. Mirror recess. Built-in fully porcelain tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit. Porcelain tiled floor and skirting boards. Chrome heated towel rail. Display shelving. LED recessed spotlighting. Extractor fan.
DRAWING ROOM: 5.72m x 4.42m (18' 9" x 14' 6")
Alcove book and display shelving. Cabinet below. Maple wood strip flooring. View to Belfast Lough and mature outlook.
With turn spindle staircase to first floor.
With glass balustrade overlooking living space.
HOBBY ROOM/STUDIO: 6.53m x 2.62m (21' 5" x 8' 7")
Mature outlook. Wood laminate flooring. Bi-folding glazed doors to minstrel gallery.
Exposed feature Belfast brick wall. Cast iron wood burning stove. Exposed and natural well with glazed floor cover. LED lighting detail. uPVC double glazed French doors to rear patio garden. Open to kitchen.
Hand painted style bespoke fitted kitchen with stainless steel fittings. Stone effect work surface with stainless steel sink and a half sink unit. Chrome mixer taps. Fischer and Paykel stainless steel range oven. Six ring gas hob. Double ovens below and warming drawers. Stainless steel and glass extractor hood. Part tiled walls. Concealed lighting. Built-in wine rack. Pull-out larder cupboard. Integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Recessed spotlighting. Casual dining peninsula. Kick boards with LED lighting detail. Sliding door to utility room.
Matching range of high and low level units. Stainless steel fittings. Stone effect laminate work surface. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Plumbed for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Porcelain tiled floor running throughout utility room and kitchen. Concealed gas fired boiler. Access door to secondary entrance (tradesman's entrance). Front door from driveway. Steps to lower ground. Reclaimed door (Armagh Cathedral).
BOOT ROOM: 3.48m x 1.91m (11' 5" x 6' 3")
Separate WC with low flush WC. Ceramic basin. Cabinets below. Chrome mixer taps. Recessed spotlighting. Extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor. Herringbone original parquet floor with uPVC double glazed access door to rear patio garden.
DINING ROOM: 4.88m x 2.9m (16' 0" x 9' 6")
Parquet wood block flooring. Walk-in butler's pantry. Fitted cabinets. Display shelving. Timber work surface. Outlook to garden.
MASTER BEDROOM: 7.62m x 4.09m (25' 0" x 13' 5")
Bedroom with semi vaulted ceiling. Breathtaking views to Belfast Lough, the Antrim coastline and Irish Sea. Dual aspect windows with mature outlook. Velux windows x two with fitted blinds. Built-in book and display shelving. Contemporary electric wall mounted fire.
With fitted shelving. Access to eaves storage. Mature outlook to front.
With contemporary white suite comprising: low flush WC. Bidet. Twin wash hand basins with chrome mixer taps. Mirror recess. Recessed spotlighting. Porcelain tiled floor. Walk-in shower enclosure with glass screen. Porcelain tiling. Chrome thermostatically controlled shower unit. Recessed spotlighting. Extractor fan. Velux window. Storage into eaves. Chrome heated towel rail.
BEDROOM (2): 4.47m x 3.51m (14' 8" x 11' 6")
Semi vaulted ceiling. Velux window to front with fitted blind and mature outlook. Mature outlook to side. Storage into eaves.
White suite comprising: low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Roll top chrome ball and claw foot slipper bath. Antique style floor mounted chrome mixer taps. Telephone hand shower. Part wood panelled walls. Breathtaking views to Belfast Lough, the Antrim coastline and the Irish Sea. Recessed spotlighting. Extractor fan.
Enclosed rear courtyard garden laid in paved patio areas. Raised flowerbeds. Mature shrubs. Rockeries. Raised seating area. Mature outlook. Mature surroundings. Outdoor light and water tap. Outdoor power sockets. Outside to front with pebbled driveway with ample parking. Outdoor lighting. Steps to front door. Mature planting.


Unique, deceptive and rare are three of the most widely used adjectives in an estate agent's vocabulary, however, applied to 8 Killaire Road these three words sum this property up perfectly. Originally this charming property dates back to 1860. Since 2013 the gate lodge has undergone an extensive extension and refurbishment programme creating a wealth of accommodation. The result created shows meticulous attention to detail and exudes character and charm whilst enjoying all modern day conveniences. Truly a one-off, this property can only be fully appreciated by personal appraisal and this home is certaintly a rare opportunity to acquire a most charming piece of history. Sympathetically evolved superb modern property boasting three en suite bedrooms, a studio, formal dining room with butler's pantry, open plan living space and kitchen and a formal drawing room as well as boot room, natural well and separate utility room.

This enviable position, along a private road, is renowned for exclusivity and tranquillity and also boasts excellent convenience to Carnalea railway halt and direct access to North Down's coastal paths. There are beautiful views from every aspect including breathtaking lough views from the upper levels. Ample parking and courtyard tiered garden further enhance this already most desirable property.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Offers Around£475,000
  • Stamp Duty: £13,750*

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D 67

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