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7 Coastguard Cottages, Helens Bay, County Down, BT19 1JY

Sold, Offers Over £299,950

  • Cottage
  • EPC RATING (F) 34


Property Description

Situated in this fantastic North Down location this is a much admired row of Coastguard Cottages dating back to approximately 1870. This unique property is set on the edge of the Country Park with spectacular views across Belfast Lough to the Antrim Coastline and beyond.

This is the genuine article for those seeking that unique 'cottage by the sea'. Number 7 has, over a period of time, been extended and improved with generous accommodation over two floors.

To the front is a communal lawn which runs down to the coastal paths and shore, whilst to the rear there is a private parking area patio gardens. There is a detached cabin / office with separate WC and heating system.

Ideal for a variety of buyers from those in search of a more manageable home to the professional or family, this is an individual property that is sure to appeal to all.

Key Features

  • Handsome original coastguard cottage set in a tranquil and secluded location
  • Beautiful views over communal gardens to Belfast Lough to the front
  • Deceptively spacious and bright interior
  • Stunning kitchen open to large dining area and living area
  • Drawing room with fireplace and door that leads to front communal gardens
  • 2 good sized bedrooms on first floor
  • Shower room
  • Extensive rear gardens with paths leading through patios to rear cabin and lawns
  • Cabin at rear with panelled walls, WC, heating & electricity
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Some Double glazed windows
  • Off street parking for several cars
  • Off street parking for several cars
  • Lawns to the rear with plants bordered by stone wall
  • Communal front gardens fronting the Crawfordsburn Country Park and beach

Room Details

  • Hardwood door leading into:


    15' 7" x 14' 7"

    Stone tiled floor, double velux roof lights, low voltage lighting, windows over front. Open to:


    18' 0" x 11' 0"

    Excellent range of high and low level cupboards, drawers, shelves and units incorporating plate rack, glazed display units, solid wooden and granite worktops corner units, fitted green double Aga with double hotplate, double Belfast sink with antique style mixer taps, range of built in appliances such as fridge and freezer in sideboard, built in storage and larder unit. Stone tiled floor. Door to Hotpress. Low voltage lighting, partly tiled walls. Door to:


    17' 11" x 12' 5"

    Hardwood fireplace surround with tiled inset and hearth, open fire, built in shelving, built in cupboards, views across front common area leading to Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills beyond. Under stairs storage. Steps down to solid wooden front door with triangle fan light out to front communal gardens.


    14' 11" x 12' 4"

    Two double built in wardrobes, panoramic views across front green to Helen's Bay boathouse, Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Hills.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    11' 0" x 9' 7"

    Exposed rafters, hatch to roofspace. Door to:


    Fully tiled corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, chrome heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror over, low voltage lighting. Window.

  • Plenty of parking for 4-5 cars and turning space to the rear. Shed with oil fired central heating boiler and tank. Brick pavior area bordered by mature trees, steps up to pebbled gardens bordered by flowerbeds leading to sunny brick pavior areas, mature trees, colourful plants. Seating area.

  • Top patio overlooking extensive rear gardens with covered barbecue area in front of:


    15' 2" x 11' 6"

    Wood panelled walls, electric heating, low voltage lighting.


    Pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, panelled walls.


    Light and power.

  • Garden to rear in lawn bordered by natural stone wall overlooking Helen's Bay Organic Farm.

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