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Fort Lodge, 9 Fort Road, Helens Bay, BT19 1LD

Sale Agreed, Offers Around £495,000

  • Detached
  • BEDROOMS 5
  • RECEPTIONS 4
  • EPC RATING (D) 63
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Property Description

Situated on a mature and private site of approximately half an acre, this unique five bedroom home is presented in excellent condition throughout and is just a short stroll from Helens Bay beach and the coastal path.

The property is beautifully presented and decorated and has been intelligently designed to provide adaptable accommodation comprising of three spacious and bright reception rooms, an Italian bespoke kitchen which is open to a spacious living / dining area and a fantastic garden room which opens to the south facing patios and manicured gardens. There are four double bedrooms, two with ensuite shower rooms and dressing areas, a cloakroom, WC and a large study or bedroom 5.

The property is approached by a private driveway with electric gates opening to generous parking and turning space in front of the integral garage. There are professionally landscaped gardens around the south facing lawns, with pebbled pathways to the side which have colourful plants, flowers and shrubs with mature trees overhead. There are patios accessed by from the drawing room and garden, which are perfect for entertaining and enjoying the evening sun and to the rear there are additional courtyard patios and gardens around the living kitchen dining room also accessed via the study, which are prefect for barbequing.

With the Airport and Belfast City centre under 10 miles away, and Holywood & Bangor only a short drive in either direction, convenience to Helens Bay is key, which is one of the many reasons why it is one of the areas most consistently in demand and the most exclusive residential areas in the province.


Key Features

  • Magnificent Detached Family Home Only A Short Stroll From The Shores Of Belfast Lough And Beaches Of Helens Bay
  • Mature And Private Site Of Approximately 0.5 Acres Set Behind Electric Gates And Private Driveway
  • Spacious Accommodation Comprising:
  • Drawing Room With Contemporary Fireplace And Door To Rear Gardens
  • Dining Hallway Overlooking Mature Gardens
  • Living Room Overlooking Rear Courtyard Gardens
  • Bespoke Italian Kitchen With Built In Appliances And AGA Range, Open To Living Dining Area
  • Feature Garden Room Which Opens To South Facing Patios And Gardens
  • Four Double Bedrooms, Two With Ensuite Shower Rooms And Dressing Areas
  • Spacious Study / Bedroom 5 With Sliding Door To Rear Courtyard Gardens
  • Integral Double Garage With Electric Door And Fitted Sauna
  • Beautiful Landscaped Gardens With Lawns, Pebbled Pathways, Flowerbeds And Patios
  • Courtyard Garden To The Rear, Generous Pebbled Parking And Turning Space
  • Convenient Location To Bangor, Holywood, Belfast And Motorway Links To The South

Room Details

  • ENTRANCE PORCH:

    Hardwood, framed and fully glazed entrance door. Polished ceramic tiled floor and inner glazed hardwood door leading to Garden Room.

  • GARDEN ROOM:

    14' 9" x 13' 3"

    Glazed hardwood full length windows and double opening French doors to South facing patio and stunning gardens. Polished ceramic tiled floor. Glazed hardwood inner doors leading to Dining Hallway.

  • DINING HALLWAY:

    18' 8" x 11' 6"

    (At widest points). Polished ceramic tiled floor. Hardwood windows overlooking South facing patio and beautiful gardens. Glazed door to Drawing Room.

  • DRAWING ROOM:

    22' 4" x 17' 8"

    (Into bay). Contemporary free standing wood burning stove in recess with slate hearth. Elm maple floor. Outlook over mature landscaped gardens. Glazed door to side patio and gardens.

  • KITCHEN/DINING AREA:

    18' 4" x 12' 2"

    (Accessed from the Dining Hallway). Schiffini Italian Designer kitchen with exceptional high standard of kitchen finished with a range of high and low level cupboards, drawers, shelves and display units. Stainless steel work surfaces with inset circular sink and mixer taps. Double cream Aga with hot plate. Solid wooden work surfaces. Spacious island unit with stainless steel and solid wooden work surfaces. Double inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Electric oven and gas 4 ring hob. Ceramic tiled floor. Open to Living / Dining Area...

  • LIVING/DINING AREA:

    13' 4" x 11' 9"

    Ceramic tiled floor. Vaulted beam ceiling with full length and width hardwood glazed windows. Double glazed French doors to rear patios and gardens. Door to Living Room.

  • LIVING ROOM:

    19' 7" x 12' 5"

    Polished ceramic tiled floor. Views over courtyard gardens. Contemporary stainless steel fireplace with dog grate, natural gas fire. Door to Rear Hallway.

  • REAR HALLWAY:

    Polished ceramic tiled floor. Full width glazed windows overlooking courtyard gardens at the front. Door to front parking and turning area.

  • REAR CLOAKROOM:

    Pedestal wash hand basin. Low flush WC. Phoenix gas boiler. Built in storage. Shelved Hotpress with copper cylinder tank.

  • STUDY/BEDROOM (5)/PLAYROOM:

    14' 4" x 11' 9"

    Sliding door to courtyard gardens to rear. Beech floor. Door to under stair store room.

  • UNDER STAIR STORE ROOM:

    Leading to...

  • INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE:

    (See back of brochure).

  • STAIRS TO MASTER BEDROOM:

  • MASTER BEDROOM:

    16' 9" x 15' 6"

    Excellent range of fitted wardrobes. Solid beech floor. Sliding glazed door overlooking front. Dormer window.

  • ENSUITE BATHROOM:

    Free standing deep fill bath with mixer taps and telephone hand shower. Wash hand basin with mixer taps. Fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic power shower. Storage cupboard. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

  • INNER HALLWAY:

    (Accessed from Dining Hallway). Door to Inner Hallway.

  • INNER HALLWAY CLOAKROOM:

    Contemporary suite comprising, terracotta circular sink with mixer taps, low flush WC. Built in storage cupboard and shelving. Polished ceramic tiled walls. Mosaic tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

  • LINEN CUPBOARD/CLOAKROOM:

    Generous cloaks, storage and hanging space. Solid beech floor.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    13' 2" x 11' 7"

  • BEDROOM (2) DRESSING AREA:

    8' 2" x 7' 4"

    Fitted with mirrored wardrobes. Solid beech floor.

  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    Contemporary white suite comprising, large fully tiled shower cubicle, low flush WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Useful storage cupboards. Ceramic tiled walls. Maple beech floor. Large fitted mirror.

  • BEDROOM (3):

    11' 4" x 12' 10"

    (Into bay window). Beech wood strip floor.

  • BEDROOM (4):

    13' 7" x 9' 7"

    Beech floor.

  • The house is approached by a private pebbled driveway, leading to double opening electric entrance gates, into private parking and turning areas in front of double integral garage. The property is surrounded by manicured and managed gardens. There are gravel pathways leading between beautiful flowerbeds with many colourful shrubs, trees, plants and opens up to a South facing lawn. This is overlooked by patios and is accessed via the Garden Room and the Drawing Room. There is a courtyard style garden around the Living/Dining Area, which the Family Room also overlooks. This is bordered by mature fencing, trees, hedges, with flagged and gravelled areas, ideal to relax and entertain.

  • DOUBLE INTEGRAL GARAGE:

    20' 9" x 19' 3"

    Electric up and over doors. Belfast sink and taps. Plumbed for washing machine. Fitted sauna. Good storage.

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