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Hillhead

39 Ballyhenry Road, Comber, Newtownards, Northern Ireland, BT23 5JZ

OIRO £745,000


  • N.B Galbraith's are acting as sub-agents to Rodgers & Browne Estate Agents, Northern Ireland. All enquiries will be passed to Rodgers & Browne.

  • Five bedrooms, four reception rooms

  • Perfect small holding or for those with

  • equestrian interests

  • Total c.8 acres in five paddocks

  • Double garage, five stables, shed, tack

  • room and outside WC

  • Many original features with quality

  • reclaimed additions

  • Two bathrooms (including ensuite) and

  • downstairs shower room

  • Country kitchen and adjoining casual

  • dining

  • Superb views over countryside to

  • Strangford Lough

  • Potential for guest suite or extended family

  • Lovely mature gardens

  • Perfect place in the country - but close to

  • all amenities

A very handsome, detached country house which is located in the heart of some of the most productive farmland in the country, just four miles from Newtownards town centre and twenty minutes from Belfast City airport.

N.B Galbraith's are acting …

A very handsome, detached country house which is located in the heart of some of the most productive farmland in the country, just four miles from Newtownards town centre and twenty minutes from Belfast City airport.

N.B Galbraith's are acting as sub-agents to Rodgers & Browne Estate Agents, Northern Ireland. All enquiries will be passed to Rodgers & Browne.

Ground Floor

ENTRANCE HALL
Staircase with oak spindles and carved newel post, stripped oak panelled walls and ceiling rose.

DRAWING ROOM
16’ 0” x 16’ 0” (4.88m x 4.88m) White marble fireplace and hearth with Register grate, storm shutter windows, exposed timber flooring. Beautiful views.

DINING ROOM
15’ 8” x 15’ 8” (4.78m x 4.78m) Feature fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset and carved pine surround. Storm shutters, beautiful views, exposed timber flooring, ceiling rose and cornice.

FAMILY ROOM
15’ 9” x 12’ 9” (4.8m x 3.89m)
Feature fireplace with cast iron dog basket grate, pine surround, exposed stone chimney breast, vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters. Door leading to garden.

DEN
16’ 0” x 13’ 5” (4.88m x 4.09m) Exposed stone walls, solid stone floor, feature fireplace, with inset gas fire, feature former church staircase and pulpit to loft bedroom 5.

SHOWER ROOM
6’ 7” x 4’ 10” (2.01m x 1.47m) Period high flush w.c. and wash hand basin in mahogany vanity unit with brass taps, shower cubicle with brass rainfall shower head and reclaimed quarry tiled floor.

LOFT BEDROOM (5)
16’ 0” x 13’ 0” (4.88m x 3.96m) Painted white stone walls and exposed beams. Note: Loft bedroom, den and shower room would be an ideal space as Granexe, Au Pair or guest suite.

KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST AREA
28’ 0” x 22’ 0” (8.53m x 6.71m) (overall) Hand painted kitchen units with brass and ceramic handles, Belfast sink, Aga range cooker in reclaimed brick chimney breast with side drawer units and granite work tops. Reclaimed pine island unit with polished granite work top with inset ceramic sink, cupboards and drawers. Larder unit, plate racks, integrated American style fridge freezer, slate flooring, bay window with church pew seating. Exposed reclaimed brick wall divider unit between kitchen and dining area with pitch pine flooring, exposed timber beam ceiling, exposed stone walls, half-moon painted glass window and glass double doors to the garden.

REAR HALLWAY
Quarry tiled floor, double doors to kitchen and stripped pine doors with coloured glass detail to:

UTILITY ROOM / BOOT ROOM:
15’ 0” x 13’ 0” (4.57m x 3.96m) Belfast style sink with brass taps, coat hanging space, plumbed for washing machine and quarry tiled floor.

BUTLER’S PANTRY
11’ 5” x 7’ 8” (3.48m x 2.34m) Reclaimed pine units, reclaimed brick wall, Belfast sink with brass taps, quarry tiled floor and double doors with coloured glass detail to kitchen.

First Floor

FIRST FLOOR
Staircase with reclaimed oak spindles, carved newel post and handrail to first floor and gallery landing with study area and beautiful views to Strangford Lough.

Carved oak fluted columns leading to rear landing, Hot-press with reclaimed oak doors (originally from Ashley House girls school) and leaded glass skylight.

MASTER BEDROOM (1)
19’ 7” x 13’ 0” (5.97m x 3.96m)
Walk in wardrobe with hanging rails.

ENSUITE BATHROOM
12’ 0” x 5’ 9” (3.66m x 1.75m)
Free standing roll top bath with brass mixer taps and shower attachment, wash hand basin with brass taps in vanity unit, shower cubicle and WC.

BEDROOM (2)
15’ 0” x 14’ 9” (4.57m x 4.5m)
Storm shutters and beautiful Lough and countryside views.

BEDROOM (3)
16’ 0” x 15’ 7” (4.88m x 4.75m)
Storm shutters and beautiful Lough and countryside views.

BEDROOM (4)
13’ 2” x 11’ 10” (4.01m x 3.61m)
Decorative period cast iron fire basket.

FAMILY BATHROOM
14’ 10” x 9’ 0” (4.52m x 2.74m) (approximately)
Shower cubicle with rainfall shower head, Sanitan WC, with high cistern, matching wash hand basin on decorative cast iron stand, brass taps, step up to raised bathing area, pitch pine flooring, free standing roll top bath with brass mixer taps and shower head.

OUTSIDE
Beautiful, sheltered mature gardens in lawns flower beds, mature trees and hedges. Apple and plum trees, pathways and paved terraces.
Enclosed paved courtyard parking for several cars.

DOUBLE GARAGE
28’ 0” x 21’ 0” (8.53m x 6.4m)
Double entrance doors in brick arches. Spiral staircase to hay loft.

OUTHOUSE
30’ 0” x 20’ 0” (9.14m x 6.1m)
Comprising three loose boxes.

FOALING BOX
19’ 10” x 15’ 2” (6.05m x 4.62m)
With storage.

RUN IN SHED
21’ 6” x 20’ 0” (6.55m x 6.1m)
Opening out to rear yard and fields beyond.
Outside WC.

REAR YARD
Brick lane leading to rear of the outbuildings with stack yard, walled manure heap, and access to paddocks.
Railed, sand school or lunging arena.

With origins back to mid 1800’s, the house has been methodically and painstakingly restored to provide comfortable and most welcoming space with an immediate ‘at home’ feel, without spoiling the original character of the house.
Surrounded by sheltered gardens and offering a total site of around 8 acres, this is the perfect opportunity for those who wish to keep ponies or horses without doing so on a commercial basis.
Located in the heart of beautiful,
rolling countryside just four miles from
Newtownards and within easy commuting
distance of Ulster Hospital, Belfast City
airport, Stena Ferry terminal and city
centre.