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84 Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 8SN

Sold, Offers Around £365,000

  • Detached
  • EPC RATING (F) 32


Property Description

Ballyreagh is a charming cottage style detached family home overlooking Strangford Lough. There are breath-taking views from all principal rooms over Strangford Lough towards the Mourne Mountains, a stunning setting.

The enviable location is on the cusp of Newtownards town and provides access to all the shops, restaurants, schools, amenities and facilities that the area has to offer. Walks and water sports are all on your doorstep.

The accommodation provides a large open plan reception hall with living space which leads through to the drawing room, formal dining room and family room, all with views. To the rear of the house there is a living dining kitchen and utility rooms.

Upstairs there are five bedrooms, the master with a shower room a main bathroom and a cloakroom.

The gardens and grounds sit generously with a rear courtyard surrounded by various and highly usable outbuildings such as: 4 stables, office / potential granny flat accommodation, a large studio with swimming pool facilities if required and a barn with loft over.

Externally the property has been well maintained with delightful entertaining areas and gardens, as this home in an increasingly popular location with amazing views we expect significant demand, view without hesitation.

Key Features

  • Detached cottage style family home set on a beautiful elevated site
  • Panoramic views over Scrabo, the Mourne Mountains and Strangford Lough
  • Courtyard to the rear with access to various outbuildings and stables
  • Detached studio which has been built on a deck over a swimming pool that can be restored if required and would be suitable as a show room, dance or pilates studio
  • 4 stables and tack room
  • Deceptively spacious accommodation set over two floors
  • Front sun porch leading to spacious entrance dining reception hall
  • Drawing room with fireplace and panelled windows with views
  • Formal dining room
  • Kitchen with dining area, integrated appliances and pantry open to:
  • Family room with amazing views and with door and steps down to:
  • Living room that also connects to formal dining room with amazing views
  • Utility room, cloakroom and rear hallway leading to utility room
  • 4 bedrooms on the first floor, master with shower room
  • Family bathroom and cloakroom
  • Double glazed windows and oil fired central heating
  • Rear courtyard with access to detached barn / garage and loft above that connects to:
  • Home Office or granny flat as there is also a kitchenette, reception area and shower room
  • 4KW solar PV panels on roof of studio
  • Entrance with tarmac driveway and ample parking area
  • Manicured lawns, flowerbeds, rockeries, patio areas and pathways
  • There may be an option for a long lease for c. 10 acres for those with equestrian interests
  • Convenient location to North Down, Ards Peninsula and Belfast
  • Viewing recommended by private appointment

Room Details

  • uPVC entrance door to:

  • PORCH:

    9' 0" x 7' 10"

    Approximately. Pitched ceiling, windows overlooking Strangford Lough and Scrabo. Tiled floor, inner vestibule door leading to:


    18' 3" x 16' 5"

    At widest points. Panelled windows with fitted shutters to front, corniced ceiling. Antique style fireplace with solid wooden surround and inset gas fire, brass fender and tiled hearth, wall light wiring. Staircase leading to First Floor. Under stairs storage, shelving and cupboard. Glazed solid wooden door to Rear Hallway.


    24' 7" x 18' 0"

    Wall light wiring, built in shelving. uPVC double glazed windows with amazing views over Strangford Lough. Shutters. Fireplace with wooden surround, tiled inset, fitted gas fire and tiled hearth.


    18' 3" x 13' 8"

    Ample space for 12-14 seater dining table and chairs, open fire with wooden surround, marble inset, tiled hearth, dog grate open fire (not currently in use). Windows with views, shutters. Door connecting to Sun Room and door connecting to kitchen.


    22' 10" x 18' 6"

    At widest points. L Shaped room. Kitchen area with excellent range of high and low level cupboards, drawers, shelves and units, laminate worktops, space for range style cooker 2.5 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps plus additional rinser. Open display cupboards, pitched ceiling, space for dishwasher. Fitted pantry. Living area with space for casual dining, built in storage, gas stove, uPVC windows with amazing views over rural countryside, Strangford Lough and the Peninsula. Doors to front patios. Door with steps down to:


    19' 2" x 12' 6"

    Tiled floor, double velux windows. uPVC windows surrounding with double doors to garden. Wall light wiring. Connecting to dining room and kitchen. Built in storage. Amazing panoramic views.


    11' 0" x 10' 8"

    At widest points. Double opening uPVC doors. Inner vestibule door. Tiled floor.


    Low flush WC, built in cupobard, wash hand basin with mixer taps in granite top with storage under.


    8' 0" x 4' 8"

    Tiled floor, plenty of hanging space. Stable door to rear courtyard.


    9' 6" x 8' 6"

    Tiled floor, double drainer stainless steel sink unit, fitted cupboards, drawers, shelves, space for American style fridge freezer. Plumbed for washing machine.



    17' 9" x 13' 10"

    4 built in wardrobes, panoramic views over rural countryside, the Peninsula and Strangford Lough.


    Bath with shower over, fully tiled surround, wash hand basin in granite top with built in storage, fitted mirror, low flush WC, radiator. Amazing views.

  • BEDROOM (2):

    14' 3" x 10' 3"

    Triple built in wardrobes, amazing panoramic views.

  • BEDROOM (3):

    11' 0" x 8' 7"

    Double built in wardrobes and storage.


    Antique style pedestal wash hand basin with taps, low flush WC, fully tiled floor, partly tiled walls, extractor fan.

  • BEDROOM (4):

    10' 11" x 8' 2"

    Built in wardrobe.


    11' 8" x 8' 7"

    L shaped room. Fitted panelled bath with mixer taps, telephone hand shower, fully tiled shower cubicle with instant heat Mira Sport shower, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan. Amazing views.

  • The property is approached via driveway, turn right into driveway leading to large courtyard accessing the rear of the house and the side stabling, studios and:


    30' 5" x 25' 5"

    Laminate floor, underneath which there is a swimming pool which has currently been decked in and is inaccessible but could be restored if the purchaser wished to do so. uPVC double glazed windows with amazing panoramic views. Heating supply. Illustrated hand painted walls, lighting. Spa area with tiled floor, sauna.


    Low flush WC, tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower.


    Boiler and heating manifold for swimming pool. Power supply. Door to:



    15' 0" x 10' 8"

    Built in storage.


    9' 9" x 6' 0"

    Built in cupboards, drawers, worktops, sink unit.


    Low flush WC, tiled shower cubicle, sink unit in vanity unit.


    15' 0" x 10' 0"

    Built in storage and shelving.

  • This entire area could easily be converted to a granny flat or teenager's accommodation if required.


    55' 11" x 16' 0"

    New roof, wiring, electric. Tack room. 4 Stables, water supply. Two access doors. Oil fired boiler.


    18' 2" x 10' 3"

    light and power, sliding door.


    Steps up to:

  • LOFT:

    34' 0" x 17' 0"

  • Gardens to front and side in lawns, flowerbeds, pathways, mature trees, panoramic views, patios off main sun room and living/dining/kitchen. Rear courtyard with ample parking and garaging space accessed via laneway.

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