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Ballyorgan House, built in the early 1900’s, occupies a beautifully scenic location amongst the rolling hills of Co. Down very close to Killard Point and accessible to Strangford, Downpatrick and Ardglass. Having been lovingly refurbished over the last 2 years by the current owners this extremely comfortable home extends to more than 3,500 sq ft of living space and boasts 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, modern spacious kitchen, private office, utility room and triple garage. With new sliding sash double glazing to the original part of the house and standard double glazing to the rear, oil heating, a modern kitchen and 2 modern bathrooms all the hard work has been done for would be purchasers. Situated in a private location and at the end of a long concrete shared laneway and with great views out over the surrounding countryside this home sits on c. 0.5 acres and comprises more than enough outside landscaped space to pursue and enjoy several outdoor pastimes. Enjoying a mix of original stone walls, mature trees and modern paved patios/terraces there is great peace and tranquillity to be enjoyed in such a scenic location.

Key Information

Address Ballyorgan House, 84 Bishops Court Road, Strangford, Downpatrick
Style Country House
Status For sale
Price Offers over £275,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Receptions 3
Heating Oil
EPC Rating F37/E48 (co2: F35/E45)

Summary

  • Lovingly refurbished period Edwardian detached family home on 0.5 acres
  • Boasting 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms and a modern kitchen
  • Also includes private office, spacious utility room and triple garage
  • Contains many period features such as high ceilings, decorative cornicing, wainscot panelling, deep door/window recesses and feature fireplaces
  • Fully double glazed with oil central heating by means of a Rayburn stove with modern electronic thermostatic controls
  • Set amidst the rolling countryside of Co. Down very close to Killard Point and readily accessible to Strangford, Downpatrick and Ardglass
  • Fantastic outdoor space with plenty of parking/turning and garden space

Additional Information

INTERNAL

 

Ground Floor

 

Entrance Hallway 5.46m x 2.82m

Solid oak entrance door with glazed side and top panels

Papered ceiling with decorative cornicing and papered walls with Travertine tiles to floor

Oak staircase to first floor with under stairs cupboard

Wainscot panelling to all doorways

 

Sitting Room 4.46m x 4.43m

Painted ceiling with ceiling rose, decorative cornicing with picture rail, painted walls and carpet to floor

Multi fuel stove with full flue liner set into tall feature fireplace with marble surround, tiled hearth and mahogany border

 

Dining Room 4.41m x 4.24m

Papered ceiling with ceiling rose, decorative cornicing with picture rail, painted wainscot panelling to walls and solid smoked country oiled oak floor

Feature painted radiator cover to match wainscot panelling

Multi fuel stove with full flue liner set into open fireplace with antique pine surround and quarry tiled hearth

 

Office 3.07m x 4.09m

Painted ceiling and walls with carpet to floor

Mahogany glass cupboard inset

 

Living Room/Play Room 2.96m x 4.42m

Painted ceiling with recessed spotlights, painted walls with one feature papered wall and polished wooden floor

Pedestrian doorway to rear terrace with top and bottom glazed panels

 

Kitchen 5.7m x 5.14m

Painted ceiling with decorative oak beams, painted walls and travertine tiled floor carried through from hallway

Full range of fitted cream painted units with matching solid oak worktop

White sink and a half with drainer

Space for slot in double cooker (0.9m) with fitted overhead extractor fan

Matching (moveable) island unit with brass over lighters

Built in NEFF dishwasher and space for slot in tall fridge

Space for kitchen table and chairs

 

Utility Room 3.53m x 5.04m

Painted ceiling with trap door to roof space, painted walls and tiled floor

Fitted racing green coloured Rayburn cooker driving heating and hot water system

Old style Belfast sink with taps over on block parapet and space for slot in washing machine

Pedestrian door to rear terrace and pedestrian door to open front parking area.

 

Cloakroom WC 1.37m x 2.24m

Painted ceiling, part painted/part decorative wainscot panelled walls and wood effect lino to floor

Fitted white bathroom suite to include WC with recessed cistern and vanity sink

Double shower cubicle (1.37m x 0.8m) with glass partition, fully tiled splash back and TRITON electric shower

 

First Floor

 

Carpeted stairs to first floor

Landing 2.80m x 7.55m

Papered ceiling with decorative ceiling rose, decorative cornicing, papered walls and carpet to floor

 

Master Bedroom 4.43m x 4.45m

Papered ceiling with decorative cornicing, painted walls and carpet to floor

 

Bedroom (2) 3.69m x 4.47m

Painted ceiling with trap door to roof space, painted walls and carpet to floor

 

Bedroom (3) 2.98m x 4.43m

Painted ceiling with trap door to roof space, painted walls with one feature papered wall and carpet to floor

 

Bedroom (4) 4.47m x 3.71m

Papered ceiling, painted walls with picture rail, window seat and carpet to floor

 

Bedroom (5) 3.52m x 2.16m

Painted ceiling, painted walls and carpet to floor

 

Family Bathroom 3.52m x 3.28m (at widest)

Painted ceiling, fully tiled walls and lino to floor

Fitted white bathroom suite to include WC, pedestal WHB, stand alone bath with legs and a chrome telephone shower head

Separate corner shower cubicle with sliding glass doors and MIRA electric shower

Full wall of built in cupboards

 

EXTERNAL

 

Front

 

The property is accessed through electrically operated wrought iron swing gates mounted on grand entrance pillars leading to cobble lock driveway and parking area.

Cobble lock wraps around the property on all sides to create a number of garden patios/terraces.

Side garden fully grassed and bounded by mature tress

Fenced grass area amenable for the keeping of pets

Vegetable patch and several fruit trees (including apple and cherry)

Includes oil tank and rain water bowser

 

Rating

Current rates payable for 2019/20 = £1,778.07

 

 

Tenure

We understand the property is Freehold with a formal right of access across the laneway reserved in the title

 

 

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. None of the statements contained in these particulars are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The Vendor does not make or give and neither T.L Graham & Son nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Please note that we have not tested the services or systems in this property. Purchasers should make/commission their own inspections if they feel it is necessary. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

(NB. All measurements are approximate)

Directions

From Downpatrick take the Ballyhornan Road out of the town and pass through the village of Ballyalton. 2.6 miles out of Ballyalton turn left into Crew Road. Travel along Crew Road for 0.8 miles and then take a right turn into Bishops Court Road. Travel c. 600 yards and then turn right into the concrete laneway which runs alongside some farm buildings. No 84 is at the end of the concrete laneway. From Strangford take the Churchtown Road which is opposite the gates of Castle Ward in the direction of Ardglass for 2.6 miles. Then turn left into Bishops Court Road and then follow the balance of directions above.