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40 The Brae Ballygowan, BT23 5TJ


Key Information

Address 40 The Brae Ballygowan, BT23 5TJ
Price Last listed at Offers over £325,000
Style Detached House
Bedrooms 4
Receptions 3
Bathrooms 2
Heating Oil
EPC Rating D61/D65 (CO2: D67/C72)
Status Sale Agreed

Additional Information

A superb detached family home set on a delightful mature rural site within walking distance of Ballygowan Village.

Internally, this deceptively spacious home has been upgraded by the owners in recent years and boasts four excellent double bedrooms including Master bedroom with a modern ensuite shower room, three reception rooms, open plan kitchen and casual dining area with a modern fully fitted cream kitchen with integrated appliances, downstairs cloakroom, large utility room, WC and boiler room.

An attached double garage provides much desired storage or workshop space.  A gated and enclosed rear yard provides excellent parking for the family cars, works vans or storage for a caravan. A timber stable block offers dry storage or potential for conversion.     

The property is set on a delightful mature site with beautifully maintained gardens in lawns, attractive stone-bordered flowerbeds, ornamental trees, flowering and evergreen shrubs and an impressive conifer hedge that affords a good degree of privacy.

Its location is within walking distance to all the local amenities of Ballygowan. Alexander Dickson Primary School, Ballygowan, Saintfield High School and Academy Primary School are nearby plus good bus access to other leading Grammar schools. Good commuter routes to Comber, Saintfield and Belfast City Centre.

Early viewing highly recommended!


Features included are:-

  • 4 Superb well-proportioned double bedrooms including Master with ensuite
  • Bright Lounge with marble fireplace
  • Open plan Sitting room and Dining room
  • Excellent Kitchen & Casual Dining with attractive fully fitted kitchen and appliances
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Utility, WC and Boiler/store room
  • Modern first floor bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Large hot-press cupboard
  • Oil fired central heating with New Firebird oil fired boiler
  • PVC double glazing
  • White PVC soffits and fascia
  • Cavity Wall insulation
  • Attached Double garage with twin up and over doors
  • Large fully enclosed rear courtyard with gate access
  • Timber stable block with two stables
  • Excellent landscaped gardens to front
  • Convenient location close to all the amenities and commuter routes
  • Chain free sale


ACCOMMODATION (All measurements are approximate)

COVERED PORCH: Tiled steps. Mahogany hardwood front door with glazed side panels. White PVC tongue and groove ceiling, light.

ENTRANCE HALL: 18’5” x 7’2”. Wood laminate tiled effect floor, plaster cornice rose, telephone point, understands cloak cupboard, cornice ceiling, glazed double doors to:

SITTING ROOM: 14’6” x 12’4”. Victorian style cast iron fireplace with carved hardwood surround, slate tiled hearth, stained pine floor, cornice ceiling, ceiling rose, TV point, open to:

DINING AREA: 12’4” x 9’8”. Stained Pine wood floor, cornice ceiling, ceiling rose.

CLOAKROOM: 7’2” x 6’1”. Pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback, Chrome mixer tap, close coupled WC, dado rail.

LOUNGE: 19’7” x 13’4”. Stained Pine wood floor, Marble tiled fireplace, Baxi grate (heats water). TV aerial point, cornice ceiling,

KITCHEN AND CASUAL DINING AREA: 21’8” x 10’8”. Excellent range of recently upgraded Cream painted high and low level units with wood effect laminate worktops, insert Miele 4 ring hob, stainless steel cooker hood with extractor fan and light, tiled flash back, stainless steel 1 ¾ sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Partly tiled walls, Candy integrated dishwasher, Indesit oven and grill, space for under counter fridge, recessed low voltage halogens.  

REAR HALLWAY: 10’5” x 3’1”. White PVC double glazed rear door.

UTILITY: 12’2” x 8’4”. Laminate worktop with inset stainless steel sink unit, low-level cupboard. Plumbed for washing machine. Fluorescent tube light

SEPARATE WC: Dual flush low level WC, partly tiled walls.

BOILER ROOM: 5’9” x 4’9”. Recently installed new Firebird oil fired boiler. Electric fuse box. Cloak area.



LANDING: 21’1” x 7’2”. Bright landing with large window with views over the front garden. Hot press cupboard (7’2” x 3’2”) with lagged Copper cylinder, Willis type immersion heater. Shelf storage. Access to roof space.

MASTER BEDROOM: 19’6” x 13’5”. Built-in wardrobe, partly mirrored, walls lights, corniced ceiling, ceiling rose.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Modern white suite with corner shower, panelled sheet tiling, Triton electric shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, extractor fan, recessed LED spotlights.

BEDROOM 2: 15’5” (plus wardrobes) x 12’3”. Mirror front wardrobes with sliding doors. Corniced ceiling and ceiling rose. Large picture window.

MODERN BATHROOM: 12’4” x 7’2”. Attractive white suite comprising of a tiled and illuminated glass block panel bath, chrome mixer tap and telephone hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, fully tiled shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit, partly tiled walls, Chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan, Wall mounted mirrored cabinet with down lights, recessed ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM 3: 19’6” x 12’2”. Built-in wardrobe, Vanity unit with low-level cupboards. Dado rail, wall lights.

BEDROOM 4: 17’4” x 9’3” plus built-in wardrobes and overhead cupboard, Vanity unit. Mirror with light.



ATTACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: 19’6” x 19’9”. Twin up and over doors, light and power. Rear door with glazed inset and double glazed window.

GARDENS:  Brick entrance pillars with wrought iron double gates, sweeping driveway to the front. Extensive front lawn with well-planted flower beds in evergreen and flowering shrubs, ornamental shrubs and conifers and a large well-maintained conifer hedge. Ranch style timber fencing. Enclosed patio area with stone walls and lanterns. Timber gate access to large fully enclosed rear concrete yard with generous parking. Flood light. Outside water tap, pedestrian gate access to rear laneway.



Stable 1: 11’6” x 11’5”

Stable 2: 11’6” x 11’5”

Outside lights, corrugated roof


DOMESTIC RATE:             Ards and North Down Borough Council: 0.008020.  Rates payable 2020/2021 = £2245.60 approx.      


EPC RATING:   Current:           Potential:

EPC REFERENCE:           


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.