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Whitethorn House And Cottages, 70 Tullynagardy Road, Craigantlet, County Down, BT23 4TB

For Sale, Asking Price £1,450,000

  • Detached
  • BEDROOMS 5
  • RECEPTIONS 3
  • EPC RATING (F) 30
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Property Description

Whitethorn House is a stunning country house with associated Whitethorn Holiday cottages and first class range of large outbuildings situated in an elevated position within its own grounds extending to approximately 7 acres in a most sought after location in the North Down countryside.

This extensive and spacious property is only 5 miles from Bangor, 3 miles from Newtownards, 7 miles from Holywood and 10 miles from Belfast City Centre.

Whitethorn House

Constructed of rendered elevations under a slate roof and red Rosemary tiled bays, all the principal rooms have beautiful panelled doors and look out towards the extensive gardens and beyond to Strangford Lough and Scrabo Tower.

A magnificent reception hall with oak flooring and ornate corniced ceiling leads to an impressive oak staircase and galleried landing.

The living room has been part divided to form a formal dining area to the rear with French doors opening to the stunning hand crafted kitchen and French door to the spacious Sun room affording a superb view across to Scrabo Tower and Strangford lough beyond.

The kitchen is well fitted with an extensive range of painted cabinets under an Oak wood block work surface with inset double sink and a central island unit with built in breakfast bar. Fitted appliances include an oil fired AGA and recess for range cooker, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher all with matching wall mounted cabinets.

On the first floor there are 3 generously proportioned double bedrooms (master with en suite dressing room and shower room, main bathroom and on the second floor are 2 further double bedrooms, both served by a luxury bathroom. Overall the accommodation extends to approximately 4,200 sqft.

Outside, the property is approached over a concrete drive with a loose stone sweep to the front, there is extensive parking to one side and in front of the garage block. The two storey garage block is constructed of rendered elevations under a slate roof which can readily be converted into a separate detached residence subject to local authority consent. The steel frame structure is already in place. To one side there is a large workshop area and a car port for several cars.

The grounds are extensive with a 6 acre paddock to the south of the house which is complimented by a bank of trees along the western boundary.

To the front there is an extensive terrace with steps that lead down to the garden laid in lawns and adorned by a range of mature shrubs. In all the property comprises 7 acres.

The current owners have carried out an extensive programme of restoration and modernisation and the house is presented to an exceptionally high standard.

Whitethorn Cottages are unique and luxurious holiday homes that are as good as home away from home. Described by the Belfast Welcome Centre as a sensational offer and luxury accommodation, approved by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board these 3 two bedroom self catering cottages with ensuite facilities are excellent accommodation for visitors to stay a while in Northern Ireland.

The Interior has been thoughtfully designed for ease and comfort. The open plan of the ground floor ensures plenty of room for cooking, dining and living. The TV and all its channels can be watched as you are creating your healthy meal and while wining and dining. The furnishings are homely, with books, games and a music centre for entertainment.

Viewing strictly by private appointment.


Key Features

  • TO BE SOLD IN ONE OR TWO LOTS
  • LOT 1 - WHITETHORN HOUSE - Approx 4,200 sq. ft. with 0.5 acre garden
  • LOT 2 - WHITETHORN COTTAGES - 3 stunning holiday cottages with superb range of outbuildings and yard
  • Two lots set amidst 7 acres
  • Extensive gardens and patio area
  • Large detached garage suitable for conversion to detached dwelling
  • Whitethorn house - 5 bedrooms (master with ensuite shower and dressing room)
  • 3 Spacious reception rooms commanding views to Scrabo Tower
  • Fully fitted kitchen with hand crafted units
  • Utility room and downstairs shower room
  • Luxurious main bathroom
  • Whitethorn cottages - 73a, 73b and 73c Tullynagardy Road
  • Each with 2 bedrooms (master with ensuite shower room)
  • Open plan ground floor living room to luxury fitted kitchens and dining areas
  • Luxury main bathroom
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Double glazed
  • Outside - large store, car port, triple garage and industrial shed

Room Details

  • WHITETHORN HOUSE

  • ENTRANCE HALL:

    Arch fan light. Oak floor. corniced ceiling.

  • DRAWING ROOM:

    22' 8" x 16' 0"

    Into alcove. Oak floor. Stunning view over open fields to Strangford Lough.

  • LIVING ROOM OPEN TO DINING ROOM:

    32' 8" x 16' 0"

    Into bay and into Alcove. Oak floor. Marble fireplace with polished granite inset and open fire. Stunning view over open fields to Strangford Lough.

  • KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST AREA :

    18' 0" x 15' 9"

    Superb modern kitchen with hand built high and low level units. Recess for cooking range, extractor chimney over, built in coffee machine, oil fired Aga (heats hot water), central island unit with Oak worktop. Partly tiled walls and ceramic floor.

  • SUN ROOM:

    26' 3" x 15' 0"

    Cast iron multi fuel stove, polished granite plinth detail and vaulted ceiling. Stunning views over open fields to Strangford Lough and Mountains of Mourne.

  • REAR HALLWAY:

    12' 5" x 8' 0"

    Cloaks space and seating area. Ceramic tiled floor.

  • UTILITY ROOM:

    14' 5" x 9' 3"

    Polished granite work surface. Belfast sink, plumbed for washing machine, walk in shower cubicle with multi jet shower, polished stone walls and floors.

  • LANDING:

    Oak handrails and spindles. Access to floored attic with two velux style windows, power and light - superb for luggage storage.

  • RETURN LANDING:

    16' 0" x 7' 9"

    Study and reading area.

  • BATHROOM:

    16' 0" x 10' 0"

    Luxury suite with corner bath with mixer taps, wrap around walk in shower with overhead rain shower, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, bidet, low flush WC, half tiled walls, ceramic tiled walls and heated towel radiator.

  • BEDROOM (1):

    16' 2" x 14' 0"

    Stunning view over open fields to Strangford Lough.

  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    Shower cubicle with twin wash hand basins and low flush WC, wardrobe space.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    16' 0" x 14' 6"

    Stunning views over open fields to Strangford Lough.

  • BEDROOM (3):

    14' 6" x 11' 6"

  • BEDROOM (4):

    16' 0" x 10' 5"

    Velux style roof window with stunning views over open fields to Strangford Lough.

  • BEDROOM (5):

    17' 8" x 16' 1"

    Velux style roof window with stunning view over open fields to Strangford Lough. Gable window.

  • BATHROOM:

    White suite comprising: Panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin.

  • to the front is a large garden laid in lawns adorned with an array of shrubs and flowerbeds providing colour in all seasons. To the rear is a garden and patio area. A courtyard to the side comprises of a range of outbuildings.

  • LARGE STORE:

    54' 7" x 24' 9"

  • TRIPLE GARAGE:

    39' 6" x 16' 8"

  • GAMES ROOM ANNEX:

    20' 0" x 15' 9"

  • FIRST FLOOR:

    Large area for hobbies etc.

  • CAR PORT:

    39' 0" x 16' 4"

  • INDUSTRIAL SHED:

    79' 0" x 34' 1"

    Kitchen area and separate WC.

  • FIRST FLOOR

    30' 0" x 19' 9"

  • WHITETHORN COTTAGES

    Whitethorn Cottages are unique and luxurious holiday homes that are as good as home away from home. Described by Belfast Welcome Centre as a sensational offer and luxury accommodation, approved by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board these 3 two bedroom self catering cottages with ensuite facilities are excellent accommodation for visitors to stay a while in Northern Ireland. The interior has been thoughtfully designed for ease and comfort. The open plan of the ground floor ensures plenty of room for cooking, dining and living. The TV and all its channel can be watched as you are creating your healthy meal and while wining and dining. The furnishings are homely with books, games and a music centre for entertainment. Viewing strictly by private appointment.

  • COTTAGE 1 EPC - 68

  • ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH:

  • LIVING ROOM OPEN TO KITCHEN AND DINING AREA:

    34' 9" x 15' 0"

    Kitchen: fitted with an excellent range of high and low level units, polished granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, dishwasher, oven and hob, tiled floor.

  • LIVING AREA:

    Granite surround fireplace with open fire.

  • BEDROOM (1):

    12' 3" x 11' 10"

  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    Fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    15' 3" x 10' 0"

    Oak floor.

  • ENSUITE BATHROOM:

    White suite comprising of whirlpool bath with mixer taps, vanity unit with wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor.

  • To the front is a small garden area. To the rear is a loose stone patio.

  • COTTAGE 2: EPC - 69

  • ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH:

  • LIVING ROOM OPEN TO KITCHEN AND DINING AREA:

    24' 9" x 15' 0"

    Kitchen: fitted with an excellent range of high and low level units, polished granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, dishwasher, oven and hob, tiled floor.

  • LIVING ROOM:

    Granite surround fireplace with open fire.

  • BEDROOM (1):

    12' 3" x 11' 10"

  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    Fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    15' 3" x 10' 0"

    Oak floor.

  • ENSUITE BATHROOM:

    White suite comprising of whirlpool bath with mixer taps, vanity unit with wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor.

  • To the front is a small garden area. To the rear is a loose stone patio area.

  • COTTAGE 3: EPC - 68

  • ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH:

  • LIVING ROOM OPEN TO KITCHEN AND DINING AREA:

    34' 9" x 15' 0"

    Kitchen: fitted with an excellent range of high and low level units, polished granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, dishwasher, oven and hob. Tiled floor.

  • LIVING AREA:

    Granite surround fireplace with open fire.

  • BEDROOM (1):

    12' 3" x 11' 10"

  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    Fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    15' 3" x 10' 0"

    Oak floor.

  • ENSUITE BATHROOM:

    White suite comprising of Whirlpool bath with mixer taps, vanity unit with wash hand basin, low flush WC, partly tiled wall, ceramic tiled floor.

  • To the front is a small garden area. To the rear is a loose stone patio area.

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