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Apple Tree House & Primrose Cottage, 45 & 45A Drumreagh Road, Killinchy,

Ballygowan, BT23 6LD

Guide Price £735,000

Apple Tree House & Primrose Cottage, 45 & 45A Drumreagh Road, Killinchy,

Ballygowan, BT23 6LD

Guide Price £735,000
Status Agreed
Guide Price £735,000
Style Detached
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 3
Heating Dual
EPC Rating C69 / C74 - Download
Stamp Duty £26,750 / £48,800*
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*Higher amount applies when purchasing as buy to let
or as an additional property
Status Agreed
Guide Price £735,000
Style Detached
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 3
Heating Dual
EPC Rating C69 / C74 - Download
Stamp Duty £26,750 / £48,800*
*Higher amount applies when purchasing as buy to let
or as an additional property

Key Features

Magnificent country residence which has been renovated and restored to the highest of standards, occupying an elevated site extending to 7.8 acres with views over rolling County Down countryside
Spacious and adaptable accommodation
Gracious reception hall with sandstone fireplace
Drawing room with local blue stone fireplace
Family/parlour room with inglenook fireplace
Luxury country style kitchen with dual fuel Rangemaster and separate multi-fuel stove
Five double bedrooms
Main bedroom suite with built in wardrobes and bathroom
Family bathroom
Guest suite on ground floor with ensuite shower room
WC and cloakroom
Utility room
Oil fired central heating
Monitored alarm system
Additional cottage at 45a with bedroom, living room, kitchen and shower room
Floodlit tennis court/all weather sports area
Excellent range of outbuildings including stabling, workshop, large floored loft
Garaging for 4 vehicles
Well-manicured mature gardens
Four spacious paddocks in surrounding lands
Large orchard with vegetable garden
Trim trail fitness track extending to 0.5 miles
Highly sought after rural location in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet only 10 minutes from the towns of Comber, Ballygowan and Saintfield and 25 minutes from Belfast


Apple Tree House has been extensively and sensitively extended, renovated and decorated to an exceptional standard, whilst retaining abundant charm and character. With its elevated setting enjoying spectacular views towards the Mourne and Black mountains and across the County Down countryside, the rooms are bright and spacious to maximise the natural sunlight and views.

On the ground floor the accommodation comprises a reception hall, parlour room and dining room, luxury kitchen, utility room, family bathroom, WC and cloakroom, drawing room and guest suite with ensuite shower room. On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms and a secondary stairway leads to a study and a magnificent master suite with built in robes and ensuite bathroom.

Primrose Cottage is a detached one and a half storey cottage situated to the rear provides wonderful guest accommodation or a home office suite. Suitable as a replacement dwelling (subject to planning).

Additional facilities of this magnificent country residence include a workshop, stabling, stores and woodstore, large floored loft and garaging for up to 4 vehicles. A Macadam surfaced floodlit tennis court/all weather sports area, delightful landscaped mature gardens, an apple, pear and cherry tree orchard and vegetable garden, large dog run and a trim trail fitness track extending to 0.5 miles are located throughout the grounds. Four spacious paddocks accessed from the yard, extending to over 7 acres are ideally suitable for grazing horses or livestock with a generous field shelter complimenting the facilities.

Apple Tree House and Primrose Cottage enjoys easy access to some of the premier grammar schools in Belfast, Newtownards and Downpatrick with a fine selection of primary schools close by. Numerous yacht, golf and sport clubs are all within the local area, together with a host of quiet country walks for equestrians and walkers alike. An excellent selection of shops , services and amenities are located in Comber, Killinchy, Saintfield and Ballygowan a few minutes' drive away with Strangford Lough and the surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the doorstep.

All in all this is a superb family country residence has so much appeal and character that rarely comes onto the market. It is rare to find a property that offers such convenience to major conurbations, yet still provides a tranquil haven to carve out a wonderful, peaceful lifestyle.


RECEPTION HALL: 24' 0" X 11' 9" (7.32m X 3.58m) Sand stone fireplace and hearth with 'Stovax' enclosed multi fuel stove; TV aerial connection point; picture rail; ceramic flagged floor; large picture window overlooking gardens.
FAMILY ROOM: 13' 8" X 13' 5" (4.17m X 4.09m) Fireplace with oak beam mantle and quarry tiled hearth with enclosed Stovax multi fuel stove; built in cupboard in arched recess; built in hardwood furnished shelves; original quarry tiled floor; corniced ceiling; open plan to:
DINING ROOM: 13' 9" X 12' 2" (4.19m X 3.71m) Pine tongue and groove floor; corniced ceiling.
REAR HALLWAY: Hotpress with modern insulated copper cylinder and immersion heater; built in shelves.
PRINCIPAL BATHROOM: 8' 11" X 8' 3" (2.72m X 2.51m) White suite comprising sculptured bath with centrally located chrome mixer taps; pop up plug and 'Aqualisa' thermostatically controlled shower over and fitted glass shower panel; 'Dolomite' wash hand bowl on matching shelf and fitted with chrome mixer taps; pop up plug; close coupled WC; extractor fan; part vaulted painted tongue and groove ceiling with Velux window; tiled floor and part tiled walls; electric shaver socket.
KITCHEN: 17' 7" X 16' 0" (5.36m X 4.88m) White Belfast sink with chrome swan neck mixer taps; extensive range of French oak eye and floor level cupboards and drawers with polished black granite worktops; matching dresser unit fitted with a range of drawers, cupboards and glass display shelves; integrated 'Rangemaster' gas and electric range cooker with twin ovens, grill, warming drawer and six ring gas hob; matching extractor canopy with light; integrated 'Bosch' dishwasher and fridge; 'Stovax' enclosed multi fuel stove; high level TV aerial connection point and power point; 12 volt ceiling lighting; bevelled glass 1/2 doors to rear.
SIDE HALL: Ceramic tiled floor leading to:
CLOAKROOM: 6' 0" X 5' 5" (1.83m X 1.65m) White suite comprising wash hand basin; low flush WC with ash seat; ceramic tiled floor; range of coat hooks.
LAUNDRY ROOM: 11' 10" X 5' 1" (3.61m X 1.55m) Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with stainless steel sink mixer taps; range of French oak eye and floor level cupboards; formica worktops; integrated freezer; plumbed and space for washing machine and tumble dryer; ceramic tiled floor; 12 volt lighting.
DRAWING ROOM: 19' 11" X 15' 1" (6.07m X 4.60m) Random blue stone fireplace and hearth with 'Stovax' enclosed multi fuel fire; picture rail; hardwood parquet floor; TV aerial connection point; door to:-
GUEST SUITE: 15' 11" X 9' 1" (4.85m X 2.77m) TV aerial connection point; parquet floor (currently carpeted over).
GUEST ENSUITE: 13' 5" X 5' 10" (4.09m X 1.78m) White suite comprising tiled quadrant shower with 'Aqualisa' thermostatically controlled shower; glass shower door and matching side panels; floating wash hand basin with chrome mono mixer tap; close coupled WC; marble tiled walls and floor; electric shaver socket; 12 volt lighting; extractor fan.
QUARTER LANDING: Hardwood furnished staircase to 1/2 landing and first floor.
BEDROOM (2): 11' 6" X 9' 11" (3.51m X 3.02m) Double built in wardrobe; picture rail; TV aerial point.
BEDROOM (3): 16' 3" X 11' 11" (4.95m X 3.63m) Double built in wardrobe with louvered doors; picture rail; TV aerial point.
BEDROOM (4): 11' 11" X 9' 4" (3.63m X 2.84m) TV aerial point; 12 volt ceiling lighting.
STUDY: 9' 5" X 7' 0" (2.87m X 2.13m) Four telephone connection points; vaulted painted tongue and groove ceiling.
MAIN BEDROOM: 24' 6" X 19' 0" (7.47m X 5.79m) Semi vaulted painted tongue and groove ceiling; 2 Velux windows; double patio doors to balcony with superb views to the Mourne Mountains in the south:- Brass bulls eye spot lights and matching down lighters; built in eaves storage; excellent range of wardrobes.
BATHROOM: White suite comprising roll top bath on ball and claw feet; chrome pillar mixer taps and telephone hand shower attachment; close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps; quadrant shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower and glass sliding shower doors and side panels; polished marble tiled walls and floor; part vaulted tongue and groove panelled ceiling with 12 volt ceiling lighting.
EXTERNAL AREAS: A shared bitmac laneway leads to private bitmac drive and gravelled parking area and bitmac drive leading to garage. Boiler room housing a modern 'Grant' condensing boiler plus pressurised water pumping system to main house; modern sewage treatment facility.
LIVING ROOM: 33' 1" X 13' 1" (10.08m X 3.99m) Pine tongue and groove ceiling; rough cast walls; 3 Economy 7 radiators; light well under roof windows; stairs to first floor.
SHOWER ROOM: 6' 9" X 5' 0" (2.06m X 1.52m) White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with 'Redring' electric shower and folding shower doors; low flush WC; pedestal wash hand basin, 'Dimplex' wall heater; tiled floor; extractor fan.
KITCHEN: 13' 0" X 7' 7" (3.96m X 2.31m) Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps; range of laminate eye and floor level cupboards and drawers; formica worktops; plumbed for washing machine, 1/2 tiled walls; fluorescent light; 'Xpelair' extractor fan.
BEDROOM / GAMES ROOM: 31' 1" X 14' 11" (9.47m X 4.55m) Large ceiling windows overlooking light well; 3 Economy 7 radiators; ceiling spot light tracks (this room can be divided into two rooms if desired); window seat with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
RANGE OF OUTBUILDINGS INCLUDING: Workshop. Store. Wood Store. Stable. Loft. Nissan Garage. Orchard. Gardens. Tennis Court. Dog Run. Lands.
WORKSHOP: 19' 11" X 12' 3" (6.07m X 3.73m) Sliding door; fluorescent light and power points; stand alone alarm system.
STORE: 14' 2" X 12' 0" (4.32m X 3.66m) Divided into two pens; fluorescent light and double power points; door to:
WOOD STORE: 32' 4" X 14' 2" (9.86m X 4.32m) Fluorescent light and double power points. (The above 2 stores are suitable for easy conversion to stables if desired)
STABLE: 14' 2" X 14' 0" (4.32m X 4.27m) Fluorescent light and double power points.
LOFT: 52' 11" X 16' 3" (16.13m X 4.95m) Approached via wooden steps; ample light and power points.
NISSAN GARAGE: 34' 8" X 17' 3" (10.57m X 5.26m) Double sliding doors; wired for lights; ample parking for 4/5 vehicles.
ORCHARD: Planted with 15 fruit trees including Eating Apple, Pear, Plum, Peach and Cherry Trees leading to a large vegetable garden.
GARDENS: Spacious gardens to front, sides and rear laid out in rolling lawns, beds of ornamental and flowering shrubs and trees including Flowering and weeping Cherry Trees, Weeping Pear and Lilac Trees etc. Features include covered well with random stone surround and old hand pump, raised flagged patio with steel pergola over and partially enclosed patio with decorative walls.
FLOODLIT TENNIS CORT / ALL WEATHER SPORTS AREA: McAdam surface. The court appears to be in good condition and provides ideal facilities for a tennis enthusiast and provide equally good facilities for a range of sports and activities. The court is illuminated with four flood lights which swivel if desired.
DOG RUN: Large concrete pad enclosed with chain link fencing.
LANDS: The lands surrounding the residence are divided into four paddocks, all of which are laid down to grass. Mains water is laid on to a concrete drinking trough. The lands provide ample space to create a sand school if desired to suite those with equestrian interests. A field shelter (25' x 14' approx.) is located in one paddock and is designed to allow it to be enclosed with a field gate or divided in two.
Contact Mark Leinster South Belfast 028 90685301 Email Enquiry


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