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1 Woodlands Avenue, Holywood, County Down, BT18 0ER

Sale Agreed, Offers Around £1,250,000

  • Detached
  • EPC RATING (C) 68


Property Description

Set amidst mature grounds of approximately an acre, this imposing residence was meticulously designed and constructed to a precise specification. The elevation is finished in a reclaimed red brick and the dwelling is centrally sited to make best use of the private grounds and panoramic views.

Within such an extensive property (c.7,000 sq.ft.) the proportions of each room maximise the social areas with the principal rooms making the most of the privacy and natural light.

The generous reception hall leads to an open formal dining area, gracious drawing room with feature bay window and fireplace and a study or snug. The ample kitchen is fully fitted in hand crafted units complete with a full range of designer built in appliances, island unit, casual dining area and doors to the side patios and living room. Two cloakrooms, a store and a full utility room complete the ground floor accommodation.

There is an impressive staircase leading to the first floor, there are 4 bedrooms, 3 with shower facilities and a family bathroom, plus the master bedroom suite which includes a full dressing room and bathroom. The second floor provides three further rooms, and a shower room. Please view floor plans to the rear of this brochure for clarity.

Externally the grounds are laid in lawns with patio areas and mature trees and shrubs. The driveway leads around the property with a detached double garage and carport.

This is an outstanding home in one of North Down's most sought after residential settings affording easy access to the local amenities of golf and yacht clubs, the Elysium at the Culloden Hotel and a number of Northern Ireland's most highly regarded schools. Holywood town is within walking distance and includes many good eateries and an eclectic range of retail businesses. The transport links of the city's air and sea ports are reachable in under 20 minutes by the road or rail networks.

Viewing is strictly by private appointment.

Key Features

  • Exclusive private detached family home in Cultra
  • Elevated site with rolling lawns and views towards Belfast Lough
  • Ample accommodation of c. 7000 sq ft finished to an exceptional specification
  • Spacious entertaining accommodation on the ground floor comprising:
  • Stunning entrance hall which is open to the formal spacious dining area with feature lighting and fireplace
  • Drawing room with panelled windows, semi circular bay and fireplace
  • Study or snug room
  • Living room with doors and bay window opening to:
  • Hand built bespoke kitchen with built in appliances, dining area and doors to large south west facing sun patio
  • Utility room, store and two cloakrooms complete the ground floor
  • Master bedroom with ensuite shower room, amazing views from side and front balconies and spacious dressing room
  • 3 further bedrooms on the first floor with built in study area and dressing furniture and shower rooms (one Jacn N Jill)
  • Bedroom 5 with built in study and dressing furniture and family bathroom complete the first floor accommodation
  • 2 further bedrooms, shower room and study/play room on the second floor
  • Landscaped gardens with lawns, flowerbeds and patios
  • Detached double garage, carport and plenty of parking and turning space off the rear courtyard
  • Convenient location to Holywood, Belfast and motorway links to the south
  • Viewing strictly by private appointment

Room Details

  • Ornate entrance steps leading to:


    With double opening storm doors leading to:


    8' 6" x 5' 2"

    Hardwood vestibule door with glazed and leaded panels, side panels and fan light leading into:


    25' 0" x 16' 2"

    L Shaped Hall. Stone tiled floor, beautiful natural stone open fire with gas fire inset, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Open to:


    36' 8" x 13' 4"

    Stone tiled floor, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Ample space for 12/14 seater formal dining table and chairs, panelled window with fitted shutters. Hardwood staircase leading to first floor with double height ceiling. Walk in storage cupboard with home intelligence and communications.


    Low flush WC, wash hand basin, mixer taps, extractor fan, low voltage lighting, stone tiled floor.


    22' 6" x 21' 7"

    Into semi circular bay window. Solid wooden fireplace and mantle with brick inset, slate hearth with gas fire, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Semi circular bay window overlooking gardens, panelled windows to front with fitted shutters overlooking trees towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim hills. Sliding concertina doors leading to kitchen.


    11' 1" x 13' 8"

    Solid wooden fireplace and side panels with cast iron inset, slate hearth, gas fire, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Attractive views through trees towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills.


    27' 6" x 21' 2"

    (Accessed via double doors from Reception Hall) Natural stone fireplace and hearth with gas fire inset, panelled windows with fitted shutters, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting, beautiful views across gardens towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills. Semi circular bay window with fitted shutters. Hardwood sliding sash windows.


    32' 8" x 17' 9"

    Narrowing to: 16'5" KITCHEN AREA: Beautiful bespoke solid wooden kitchen with a range of fitted cupboards, drawers, shelves and units, with a mixture of solid wooden and granite worktops, double Belfast style sink with mixer taps, range of fitted appliances such as Smeg double oven and combi oven microwave, fitted fridge freezer, corniced ceiling. Double opening doors to side and rear of property. Fitted side unit with built in storage and solid wooden worktops. Large family island area with granite worktop with inset preparation sink with waste disposal fitted. 5 ring gas hob with stainless steel Smeg extractor fan over. Range of fitted drawers and dishwasher in island unit, cupboards. Natural stone floor. Open to: LIVING DINING AREA: Ample space for 8/10 seater dining table and chairs. Double opening glazed French doors and side panels leading to south west facing sun terrace overlooking gardens with attractive views through trees towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim hills.


    13' 3" x 15' 6"

    L shaped room with provision for free standing American style fridge freezer with water provision. Range of fitted units with solid wooden and granite work surfaces, fitted cupboards, drawers and shelves. Belfast style sink with double drainer in granite worktop with mixer taps. Plumbed for washing machine, space for dryer, built in cupboards, larders and drying cupboard. Door to car port and parking to side.


    Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, stone floor.


    42' 1" x 11' 4"

    Under stairs storage cupboard, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Walk in Hotpress.


    16' 1" x 21' 5"

    BEDROOM AREA: Corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting, wall light wiring. Double opening doors to Semi circular balcony with wrought iron detailing. Beautiful south west facing views over gardens and towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim hills. Connecting door to balcony to front of the property again with beautiful views. panelled windows to front.


    11' 1" x 9' 9"

    Double walk in free standing shower cubicle with Drench shower and telephone hand shower, low flush WC, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, his and hers sinks in vanity unit with granite worktop and storage underneath, wall light wiring, low voltage lighting, corniced ceiling.


    15' 9" x 10' 4"

    Full range of built in wardrobes with excellent cupboard/hanging and shelving space with window. Corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    14' 8" x 15' 4"

    Corniced ceiling, built in cupboard and shelving, storage and work area, desk. Panelled window overlooking gardens, balcony with views towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills. Door connecting to:


    10' 1" x 8' 5"

    Fully tiled corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower with multi jet function, his and hers ricebowl style sinks in solid wooden vanity area with built in storage and open storage. Fitted mirrors. Low flush WC, ceramic tiled floor, partly tiled walls, corniced ceiling, extractor fan. Jack N Jill Ensuite to:

  • BEDROOM (3):

    14' 7" x 12' 4"

    Built in storage, wardrobes, shelving. Panelled window to front overlooking Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills.

  • BEDROOM (4):

    14' 8" x 15' 9"

    Door connecting to front Balcony again with wrought iron railings overlooking gardens towards Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills. Double panelled windows to front. Built in wardrobes, built in desk furniture, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting. Double opening glazed doors to side semi circular balcony.

  • BEDROOM (5):

    14' 9" x 12' 8"

    Built in wardrobes, built in desk furniture, corniced ceiling, low voltage lighting.


    11' 8" x 8' 4"

    Cast iron ball and claw style free standing bath with telephone hand shower and mixer taps, fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic Drench shower plus telephone hand shower, low flush WC, bidet, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, pedestal wash hand basin, mixer taps, low voltage lighting, extractor fan.


    Fully tiled shower cubicle with contemporary instant heat Drench shower with multi function shower heads plus telephone hand shower. Vanity unit with sink, built in storage, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan.

  • Stairs to:


    12' 7" x 5' 6"

    Low voltage lighting.


    13' 7" x 16' 0"

    L shaped room. Low voltage lighting. Two velux windows.

  • BEDROOM (6):

    18' 7" x 17' 2"

    At widest points. Dormer window to front with amazing views across Belfast Lough to the County Antrim Hills. Eaves ceiling.


    12' 4" x 6' 4"

    Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, fully tiled shower cubicle with instant heat Mira Sport shower, ceramic tiled floor, low voltage lighting, extractor fan.

  • BEDROOM (7):

    18' 9" x 22' 8"

    At widest points. Dormer window. Eaves ceiling, low voltage lighting.

  • Sweeping open driveway leading around the house with outside lighting past rolling lawns and mature trees to front door and on round to the rear of the property where there is a double detached garage.


    21' 6" x 20' 8"

    Two up and over doors. Phoenix natural gas boiler and water pressure. Door to side.

  • Rear courtyard style area with parking for several cars. Car port with outside lighting. Rolling lawns to front, side and rear bordered by mature screened flowerbeds, trees. Water features to side and rear. Beautiful south west facing patio accessed from Kitchen/Living/Dining Room which attracts all day and evening sun with amazing views.

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