This is a rare and unique opportunity to purchase the historic “Inver Lodge". Beautifully maintained throughout this four bedroom detached family residence is located on an impressive site on the outskirts of Larne town. This glorious grade two listed property dates back to early 1800 and is set on large commanding private gated grounds amongst terraced ornamental gardens with magnificent views over Larne Lough & Mull of Galloway.
The current owners have preserved the old-world charm of this magnificent residence, steeped in history this enchanting and elegant property is brimming with period charm as soon as you step through the door with many original features, high cornice ceilings, marble fireplaces, original doors and windows with original working shutters and working servants bell. Downstairs the property comprises of a spacious and impressive entrance hall with sweeping staircase, two grand reception rooms, both overlooking the magnificent gardens, bespoke French handmade kitchen and downstairs cloakroom.
Upstairs the property has four elegant double bedrooms and charming family bathroom. The Property has previously been extended to accommodate a day nursery home business offering a perfect opportunity for its new owners to run a similar business with the addition of its separate entrance and ample parking provisions, alternatively the new owners could easily convert the basement back to living accommodation or granny flat There is also outline planning permission for a detached dwelling with garage in the front garden. (PLANNING LA02/2016/0853/0).
17’ 6’’ x 7’ 10’’
Impressive entrance hall with original hardwood glazed twin front doors with side screen and original windows. Wood panelled walls. Cornice ceiling, picture rail, corbel mouldings and brackets. Sweeping oak staircase, moulded skirting boards and architraves. Recessed downlights. Storage. Solid French Oak flooring.
20'3" x 19'1"
Magnificent drawing room open plan to formal dining area. Bay window with hardwood sash and Georgian bar. Corniced ceiling. Antique open fire place with Mahogany surround mantle and mirror. Tiled surround. Cornice Archway to dining area with double aspect overlooking gardens. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Solid French Oak flooring.
20’ 1’’ x 13’ 3’’
Grand living area with impressive bay window with hardwood sash Georgian bar and original shutters. Corniced ceiling. Original period features open fireplace with timber mantle & tiled surround. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Solid French Oak flooring.
Kitchen / Breakfast
28' 5'' x 9' 9''
Elegant bespoke French white handmade fitted kitchen with extensive range of high and low level units. Black granite worktops. One 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated microwave oven, built in eye level electric oven with warming drawer and ceramic hob. Built in larder fridge freezer. Extractor fan, hardwood windows with Georgian Bar. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Recessed lightning. Chinese slate tiled floor. Access to side entrance hallway/utility.
4’ 2’’ x 5’ 1’’
Two piece white bathroom suite comprising of low flush W.C and Pedestal wash hand basin. Window with Georgian bar. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Solid French Oak flooring.
Split level landing with many period features including cornice celling, architraves and original skylight.
21’ 8’’ x 12’ 7’’
Beautifully presented spacious double bedroom with stunning views over gardens and coast. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Twin aspect timber sash windows. Corniced ceiling. Carpeted.
6’ 3’’ x 8’ 7’’
Bespoke cream bathroom suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, low flush W.C, bidet and corner glazed shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Feature window with ornate coloured glass. Moulded skirting boards & architraves. Oak timber flooring.
11’ 5’’ x 13’ 4’’
Elegant and luxurious guest bedroom with impressive views. Cornice ceiling, picture rail and architraves, Hardwood windows with Georgian bar. Carpeted
12’ 6’’ x 9’ 8’’ (at widest points)
Charming double bedroom with built in vanity unit with wash hand basin. Double window with Georgian bar. Small store cupboards. Oak timber floor.
Bedroom Four / Study
10’ 4’’ x 10’ 4’’
Currently being used as an office. Hardwood windows with Georgian bar, picture rails and cornice ceiling. Laminate wood flooring
3’ 10’’ x 5’ 4’’
Two piece white wash hand basin in vanity unit, glazed shower enclosure with electric shower, ceramic tiled walls, skylight, heated towel rail, moulded skirting boards & architraves. Laminate wood flooring.
12’ 3’’ x 6’ 7’’ at widest points
Luxury bathroom suite comprising of bespoke claw foot, free standing roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush W.C. Twin windows with Georgian bar.
20' 7'' x 16' 10''
Twin pressed steel up and over doors, light & power.
Double electrically operated gates to driveway, extensive gardens to the front with mature shrubs, hedging and trees. Tarmac drive and ample parking for several cars.
Extensive ornamental terrace gardens to front and side of residence. Mature trees and shrubs and ornate garden pond. Large paved patio area to side with stunning views over the surrounding landscape.
Extensive rear gardens with children's play area finished in astro-turf, mature hedging and shrubs, stairway with handrails, iron gates and fencing. Access to rear of property via Whitlas Brae.
Nursery Entrance 17’ 10’’ x 3’
Hardwood glazed entrance door, radiator, fire alarm control panel.
Staff Room Far Right 11’ 10’’ x 4’ 8’’
Moulded skirting boards & architraves, hardwood double glazed window, radiator.
Office 8’ 7’’ x 5’ 3’’ Laminate wood floor, moulded skirting boards & architraves, white panelled door, radiator, hardwood double glazed window.
Kitchen 10’ 5’’ x 6’ 11 Moulded skirting boards & architraves, fitted kitchen with a range of high & low level worktops, Formica worktops, built in electric oven & hob, skylight, white panelled door.
Classroom 13’ 11’’ x 9’ 10’’ Moulded skirting boards & architraves, twin hardwood windows with Georgian bar, smoke detector, double panel radiator.
Classroom 17’ x 19’ 9’’ Moulded skirting boards & architraves, twin hardwood windows with Georgian bar, smoke detector, double panel radiator.
Mid Entrance 7’ 9’’ x 15’ 10’’ Hardwood glazed door, double panel radiators, storage cupboard plumbed for washing machine and dryer.
Classroom 23’ 6’’ x 13’ 9’’ Moulded skirting boards & architraves, stainless steel single drainer sink, sliding patio door, double panel radiator.
Bathroom 4’ 6’’ x 3’ 5’’ W.C. compartment with low flush W.C., corner wash hand basin, hardwood window