The first thing you will notice about this property is the long tree lined driveway as you turn off the Kilraughts Road. You wind past rolling country fields crossing two stone bridges and emerging on to the formal well-manicured gardens. In total the house and grounds measure approximately 4.3 acres and include the orchard to the west of the property bounding Frosses Road.
This large gentleman’s residence was built in the 1990’s and has been well maintained throughout. The mature landscape grounds create a tranquil setting accessed via a majestic tree lined driveway with the house at the centre.
The property measures c.5,000 sq. ft. spread over two floors and has additional out buildings and garages on the grounds, including a separate residential cottage.
The house benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazed UPVC windows fitted throughout and an integrated double garage.
There are 4 large well proportioned bedrooms two of which are ensuites including the master which also benefits from a dressing room. There is one large family bathroom on the 1st floor with two additional lavatories on the ground floor. Three large reception rooms are accessed from the central hall and a games room to the rear of the property. Whilst the property has been well maintained and is in excellent condition throughout it also allows the purchaser to make their own mark on the property.
This charming cottage is located a short distance away from the main house across a courtyard area, which offers the purchaser a range of options. It can be used as accommodation for visitors, elderly parents, a short-term holiday home or converted to an office (STPP).
The cottage is well finished throughout and includes a hard wood floored living room with wood burning stove. An open plan kitchen and dining area with slate flooring and solid oak kitchen with granite works and all the mod cons. The two bedrooms are well proportioned and the master has the benefit of an ensuite and walk in dressing room.
One large family bathroom and a study which could be used as a third bedroom. Externally there is a wooden garage suitable for storage and a larger outbuilding which could be used as stables or converted to a workshop or other similar use.
The main house, cottage and 4.3 acres of gardens are being sold as Lot 1.
The additional agricultural land will be sold as two lots.
LOT 2 is comprised of 3 fields measuring approximately 13.4 acres. The fields are bounded to the south by the railway line and the Ballymoney River also flows through the lot. The land is of good quality and slopes gently down to the river. The field is accessed via the driveway for the house.
LOT 3 is comprised of two fields measuring approximately 17.4 acres and is split by the driveway of the house. The lot has a combined road frontage of approximately 270 metres onto the Kilraughts Road and 70 metres onto the Frosses Road. The land is of excellent quality and is generally flat topography.
Lot 1 – Offers over £595,000
Lot 2 – Offers over £130,000
Lot 3 – Price on application
We have been advised by Land and Property Services that the rateable value of the properties are as follows
Gentlemen’s residence – £320,000.
Rates payable £2,622.44
Cottage – £140,000.
Rates payable £1,147.30
All prices, rentals and outgoings are quoted net of VAT which may be chargeable.
Tel: 028 9024 7111
Tel: 028 9024 7111
Mobile: 07341 866173
The property is situated on the Kilraughts Road on the outskirts of Ballymoney. It is located a short distance from the Kilraughts Road roundabout up a long tree lined lane, directly opposite Ballymoney Rugby Club.
There are a number of good local schools within a short distance of the property, these include Landhead, Leaney and St Brigid’s Primary Schools, Ballymoney High School, Dalriada School and Our Lady of Lourdes School. There is also a campus of the Northern Regional College in the town centre.
Ballymoney is well connected to the rest of the province via the recently upgraded A26 Frosses Road which links Belfast to Coleraine. It also benefits from the local railway station on the Belfast to Derry/Londonderry line.
The main house has been rated as C68.