33 Lisoid Road is nestled in the coastline of county Down and enjoys a spectacular outlook across the Irish Sea and towards the dramatic Mourne Mountains.
The farm is 2.5 miles to the west of the village of Killough which provides for everyday necessities and has a grocery store, chemist, primary school and café. It also conveniently lies a short distance from several towns including Ardglass (5 miles) and Downpatrick (7 miles) which offer a wider range of amenities. Ardglass has a golf course and marina, while Royal County Down Golf Club is 15 miles distant and Bright Castle Golf Club just 1.5 miles from the property. St. Patrick's Primary School Legamaddy is 2 miles from the property. The local area has an excellent selection of magnificent beaches, including Rossglass, Tyrella and Newcastle. The picturesque St John’s Point Lighthouse is 3 miles by road, with its surrounding waters famed for the sea trials carried out by the Titanic.
Belfast (29 miles) is connected to Downpatrick by the A7 primary road. The city provides a full range of services, education and cultural activities. It includes world-class tourist attractions (such as the shipyards where Titanic was constructed, and which now form part of the Titanic Experience). Belfast’s rich and cultural heritage is reflected in its vibrant theatres and thriving arts scene. Belfast City Airport is 31 miles distant and offers flights to destinations throughout Europe and the rest of
the UK, while Belfast International Airport is about 43 miles distant.
The area has a reputation for productive, high quality farmland at low altitude and has a well-developed agricultural infrastructure, including several agricultural machinery merchants. It benefits from a mild, temperate climate.
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CLOSING DATE FOR FULL AND FINAL OFFERS: 12PM ON 22ND SEPTEMBER 2020
The house at 33 Lisoid Road is a detached, south-westerly facing property which has been fully modernised by the current owners. It is well-positioned for the fantastic views over the coast and towards the Mourne Mountains.
The house is accessed through a walled and gated entrance to a concrete parking area at the side. The principal accommodation is laid out over the ground floor and includes a spacious attic. It extends to about 1,517 square feet (141 square metres).
The house is served by mains electricity and water supplies and has private drainage. It has oil-fired central heating, two stoves and double glazing. There is a well-maintained garden to the rear and eastern side which is laid to lawn and is well-stocked with shrubs and flowering plants. It includes a kitchen garden, hen run and mature trees. Adjacent to the house is a garage and workshop, with a gym/studio on the first floor. There is also a traditional outbuilding with three stores.
The farm buildings have a separate access via the public road and are entered via a traditional stone wall with piers to a concrete yard. The buildings include:
• General purpose shed – In four bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with box profile and supervent cladding, concrete panel and block walls and a concrete floor. The shed is in two divisions and includes a raised sleeping pod. It is used for lambing.
• Polytunnel – used for lambing and storage.
• Store – Block construction beneath a corrugated roof with a concrete floor.
• Pig sheds – A pair of pig sheds of traditional construction beneath a corrugated roof.
Within the yard is a cattle crush and race, plus a slatted tank for run-off water.
The land extends to about 25.73 acres. The majority lies to the rear of the house and farm buildings. There is a right of vehicular access in favour of the owner of 33 Lisoid Road over a private driveway which leads to the north east boundary. A number of smaller paddocks surround the farm buildings and are useful for working with livestock.