|Address||49 Ballyknock Road, Hillsborough|
|EPC Rating||C73/C75 (co2: D61/D63)|
A superb detached home situated on an exceptional elevated site with stunning panoramic views of the Lagan Valley, spanning from Belfast to Lough Neagh and the Sperrin Mountains.
The property was designed with family life as the central focus, creating a diverse, spacious and flexible living accommodation with carefully thought out layout and finish. The high quality of finish is evident in the architectural detailing externally also, with stone details accenting the traditional rural rough cast render finish. The hardwood 'Marvin' windows further compliment this along with the ornate portico and columns and Bangor Blue slate roof.
This outstanding home is surrounded by landscaped lawns and mature trees enclosing approximately 1.5 acres.
Internally, accommodation comprises five ground floor reception rooms, lavish kitchen dining space with ‘Mark Wilkinson’ hand painted fitted units. The separate entrance porch leads through to beautiful feature staircase, set in the generous reception/dining hall, leading to the first floor with extensive gallery landing. The first floor encompasses four generous double bedrooms, the master with dressing room and en suite, the guest room with en suite and modern family bathroom.
Set amongst picturesque landscape and stunning views, this magnificent home sits in rural scenery yet is convenient to the quaint village of Hilsborough and motorways, allowing easy access to Dromore, Belfast and Lisburn.
Specification: Spacious Reception Hall/Dining Hall With Feature Staircase And Gallery Landing. Drawing Room With Feature Fireplace. Family Room With Fireplace and Multi Fuel Burning Stove. Generous Kitchen With Mark Wilkinson Hand Painted Units And Dining Area. Sun Room With Double Doors To Rear Garden. Playroom/Study. Four Double Bedrooms, Master Bedroom Suite Including Walk In Dressing Room And En-Suite Shower Room and Guest Bedroom with En Suite. Large Utility Room. Family Bathroom With 'B.C. Sanitan' Suite. Cloakroom With WC And Additional Ground Floor Wet room. Office/Additional Ground Floor Bedroom. Extensive Grounds Extending To Circa 1.5 Acres. Garden In Lawn With Paved Patio. Sweeping Driveway And Car Parking Area. 'Refurbished' Cast Iron Radiators In Principle Reception Areas. Dual Oil Fired Heating System With Underfloor Heating Throughout Ground Floor And Bathrooms. Sliding Sash Wooden 'Marvin' Double Glazed Windows. Superb Rural Setting With Aspect Over Open Countryside. Excellent Location Convenient To The A1, Hillsborough, Dromore, Belfast And Lisburn. Exceptional Views Over Lagan Valley To Belfast, Cavehill, Lough Neagh And Sperrin Mountains.
ENTRANCE PORCH Tiled floors, door with glazed panel and side lights leading through to..
RECEPTION/DINING HALL 23' 5" x 15' 2" (7.14m x 4.62m) Stunning 'Chesney' fireplace feature with stone surround, cast iron inset and slate hearth, gas fire inset, tiled floor, cornice ceiling, solid Oak stairs to first floor landing.
DRAWING ROOM 19' 7" x 17' 7" (5.97m x 5.36m, at widest points) Ornate stone 'Country Manor chimney piece in punch faced sandstone' fire surround with dog grate, cornice ceiling.
PLAYROOM/STUDY 14' 8" x 9' 1" (4.47m x 2.77m) Solid Oak flooring, wired for wall mounted television.
FAMILY ROOM 14' 3" x 13' 11" (4.34m x 4.24m) Reclaimed brick fireplace with raised hearth, railway sleeper mantle, multi fuel burning stove inset. Solid Oak flooring, cornice ceiling.
KITCHEN/DINING 31' 2" x 18' (9.50m x 5.49m, at widest points) Stunning hand painted Mark Wilkinson Kitchen with range of high and low level units, granite work surfaces, twin Belfast sink units with mixer taps. AGA with 'pewter' finish with electric module incorporating electric oven and gas hob, stainless steel vegetable prep sink with mixer tap. Island unit with breakfast bar, matching granite worksurfaces and butchers block. Pantry store cupboard, fridge/freezer, dresser unit with glazed display cabinet, dishwasher, tiled floor, tiled splashbacks, recessed low voltage spotlights. Glazed double doors leading through to...
SUN ROOM 14' 8" x 12' 5" (4.47m x 3.78m) Feature vaulted ceiling with exposed bespoke Oak rooftrusses, exposed stone wall, recessed low voltage spotlights, tiled floor, double patio doors to sun terrace and gardens.
INNER HALLWAY Tiled floors. Hardwood stable door leading through to rear garden.
W/C White 'B.C. Sanitan' suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor.
UTILITY ROOM 14' 10" x 8' 1" (4.52m x 2.46m, at widest points) Range of high and low level fitted units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, granite effect work surfaces. plumbed for washing machine, vented for tumble dryer, granite upstand splash back, tiled floor, plumbed for American style fridge/freezer, integrated microwave oven.
REAR HALLWAY Tiled floors. Door leading to side of house and car parking area.
OFFICE / BEDROOM 14' 10" x 9' 7" (4.52m x 2.92m) Range of built in Walnut effect storage units and shelving with desk, tiled floor.
WET ROOM Walk in shower cubicle, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor, tiled walls,
recessed low voltage spotlights, stainless steel towel radiator.
GALLERY LANDING Seating area. Walk in hotpress with pressurised water tank and linen shelving. Access to roofspace.
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 11" x 14' 10" (4.85m x 4.52m) Connected dressing room with bespoke fitted wardrobes.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 'Villeroy and Boch' sanitary ware comprising walk in shower cubicle with drencher head and telephone hand shower, low flush WC, hand painted bespoke mirrored dresser unit with marble top and twin wash hand basins, recessed low voltage spotlights, tiled floor, stainless steel towel radiator.
BEDROOM 2 14' 9" x 14' 3" (4.50m x 4.34m) Solid oak flooring.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Modern white 'Villeroy and Boch' suite comprising enclosed shower cubicle, low flush WC, wash hand basin with hidden wall mounted taps, tiled floors, tiled walls, spotlights, stainless steel towel radiator.
BEDROOM 3 15' 1" x 14' 7" (4.60m x 4.44m)
BEDROOM 4 15' 1" x 12' 4" (4.60m x 3.76m)
GARDEN Generous grounds with lawns with mature trees and fences. Breathtaking views over Belfast, Lisburn, Lough Neagh to the Sperrin Mountains and Cavehill. Sheltered sun terrace with stone patio area.