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23 Thornyhill Road Killinchy, BT23 6SL


Key Information

Address 23 Thornyhill Road Killinchy, BT23 6SL
Price Last listed at Offers around £375,000
Style Country House
Bedrooms 4
Receptions 2
Bathrooms 2
Heating Oil
EPC Rating C69/C71
Status Sale Agreed

Additional Information


An attractive and deceptively spacious detached family home set on a generous site extending to approximately 2 acres with an excellent range of outbuildings, garaging, parking, large garden and paddock.

The detached bungalow enjoys an elevated position from which one can enjoy delightful far-reaching views over the surrounding Countryside from most of the rooms. The property boasts 4 well proportioned bedrooms including a Master bedroom with modern en-suite, spacious Lounge with a slate tiled fireplace, modern principle bathroom with a bath and separate shower, open plan Kitchen, Dining and Family area with a recently installed new modern painted kitchen with granite worktops, utility room and separate cloakroom.

A large double basement garage complete with inspection pit is the perfect workshop, a door gives access to a substantial range of store rooms with excellent potential for conversion into a gym, cinema room or further accommodation.

The large concreted enclosed courtyard to the front provides generous parking and access to a garage and range of outbuildings. A stoned driveway leads down to the large basement garage and substantial range of storerooms to the rear.

A separate adjoining gated entrance with wide access leads to a paddock, generous hardstanding area, inspection pit and a recently erected large portal framed store providing a superb opportunity for those requiring dry storage, a workshop or to run a vehicle repair business from home.

Its rural yet convenient location is just 0.6 of miles from Balloo Village, offering a range of day-to-day local amenities and the award-winning restaurant of Balloo House. Commuter routes from Balloo enjoys good accessibility to the surrounding villages plus buses servicing renowned schools in Downpatrick and Belfast. The renowned Killinchy Primary school and the shores of Strangford Lough are only a short drive away.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a property that offers so much in a handy location close the Balloo Village, perfect for those looking to start a business or relocate or to have home and business all at hand in one place.


Some of other features included are:

  • PVC double glazing
  • PVC soffits and fascias
  • Grant Vortex Oil fired boiler
  • Joule Pressurised Hot water system
  • Septic tank with consent to discharge
  • Water borehole in the rear garden
  • Rural yet convenient location close to Balloo Village
  • Fantastic potentail for a large variety of different business uses (subject to the relevant consents)


ACCOMMODATION (all measurements are approximate)

ENTRANCE PORCH: 4’8” x 4’6”. Mahogany PVC double glazed front door with glazed side panel. Ceramic tiled inner porch, hardwood glazed inner door to hallway.

ENTRANCE HALL: 9’7” x 5’9”.

LOUNGE: 17’1” x 14’6”. Slate tiled fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, hardwood mantle, Corniced ceiling. Delightful views to front and side.

KITCHEN & DINING AREA: 17’8” x 13’9”. A superb Magowan & Brooks fitted kitchen with range of modern painted high and low level units including glass fronted cabinets, tall storage cupboards, granite work tops, inset double Belfast sink unit with swan neck chrome mixer taps, integrated stainless steel Rangemaster range cooker, granite splash back and over mantle with extractor fan and light. Built in wine cooler, Beko dishwasher, Belling Fridge, wine rack. Matching Island unit with granite work tops, open display shelving, plug sockets, recessed LED ceiling spotlights, wood laminate floor. Open to:

FAMILY AREA: 17’4”  x 14’1”. Hole in the wall fireplace with Granite hearth and Sandstone mantle, wood laminate floor.

BACK HALL: Quarry tiled floor, Mahogany double glazed door.

CLOAKROOM: 6’6” x 4’9”. White suite comprising of a low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash back, Quarry tiled floor.


UTILITY: 12’2” x 9’10”. Range of high and low level units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbed for washing machine, cloak area, pull down ladder to roof space. Quarry tiled floor.

INNER HALLWAY: Openreach access point. Cloak cupboard, Laundry Cupboard.

BEDROOM 4: 14’3” (plus built in wardrobe) x 10’0”. Mirror fronted wardrobes with sliding robes, delightful view.

BEDROOM 1: 13’9” x 12’1”. Range of open wardrobes, wood laminate floor. Delightful views.

PRINCIPAL BATHROOM: 12’1” x 8’3”. Modern white suite comprising of a panelled bath with chrome mixer taps, vanity unit with wash hand basin amd Chrome monolever taps, large fully tiled Merlyn shower cubicle with thermostatic shower with dual shower heads; rainwater and hand shower. Triton electric shower, dual flush closed coupled WC, tall heated Chrome towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14’8” x 12’1”. Built-in mirror fronted wardrobe with sliding doors, separate walk-in wardrobe with louvred door. Delightful views. Door to;

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7’9” x 4’8”. Recently installed modern white suite comprising of a large fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower with dual shower heads; rainwater and hand shower. dual flush close couple WC, vanity unit with monlever mixer tap and cupboard under, ceramic tiled floor, heated Chrome towel radiator.

BEDROOM 3: 15’9” x 11’5” including built-in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Delightful countryside views.



DOUBLE GARAGE: 27' 4" x 19' 6". Roller shutter door, work benches, fluorescent tube light and power, recessed inspection pit, connection for generator. Door to storerooms.

STORE 1: 13’4” x 7’4”.

STORE 2: 13’4” x 11’2”. Light.

STORE 3: 16’4” x 13’8”. Light, ceiling fan.

STORE 4: 13’7” x 5’0”. Light.

STORE 5: 17’5” x 13’4”. Fluorescent light and power points, door to:

STORE 6: 16’6” x 13’6”. Fluorescent light and power points, waterpump for outside borehole.


BOILER ROOM: 13’6” x 9’6”. Grant Vortex condensing oil fired boiler, florescent light, WC & wash hand basin, Joule pressurised hot water cylinder, door to:

STORE 7: 9 6” x 4’9”.

STORE 8: 9’6” x 6’2”. Light.

STORE 9: 9’3” x 4’2”. Light.




Excellent brick paved parking area to the front of the house bordered by well planted flowers beds in evergreen and flowering shrubs. Spacious landscaped front and side gardens laid out in well maintained lawns, with sporadic planting of shrubs and mixed fruit orchard at the far end with apple and pear trees. Fenced and wired enclosure previously used as vegetable patch and keeping hens.  

Entrance pillars and cattle grid give access to a concrete courtyard of outbuildings comprising of:

GARAGE: 26’6” x 16’3”. Timber double doors, light and power.

OUTHOUSE 1: 14’3” x 12’3"

OUTHOUSE 2: 10’7” x 9’10”. Belfast sink unit. light and power points.

OUTHOUSE 3: 13’2” x 9’10”. Light

OUTHOUSE 4: 12’9” x 10’11”


REAR YARD: Double 5 bar gate access from the Thornyhill Road to extensive hardstanding area, concrete area with inspection pit.

PADDOCK: laid down in grass with mixed fruit orchard at the top.

PORTAL FRAMED STORE: 46’1” x 29’2”. Recently erected with concrete floor, large steel roller shutter and separate door access. Light and power.


OUTHOUSE 5: 12’11” x 12'1”.Glazed trough, water tap; light and power.

OUTHOUSE 6: 12’0” x 9'10”. Light.

OUTHOUSE 7: 13’6” x 13'6”. Light and power points.

OUTHOUSE 8: 21’6” x 13'6”. Built in meal trough and hay rack


DOMESTIC RATE:  Ards and North Down Borough Council: 0.008020.  Rates payable 2020/2021 = £2486.20 approx.      


EPC RATING:   Current: C69   Potential: C71

EPC REFERENCE:  2149-4934-2232-4680-0143


Agar Murdoch & Deane Limited for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: (i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract, (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to conditions and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (iii) No person in the employment of Agar Murdoch & Deane Limited has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.