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86 Carrickmannon Road Ballygowan, BT23 6JJ

Offers around £435,000

Key Information

Address 86 Carrickmannon Road Ballygowan, BT23 6JJ
Price Offers around £435,000
Style Country House
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 2
Bathrooms 4
Heating Oil
EPC Rating D55/D59 (CO2: E46/E50)
Status For sale

Additional Information


A superb extended and renovated detached family home set on a generous site extending to approximately 1.4 acres which offers a delightful space for those seeking to move to the countryside and enjoy a taste of the ‘good life’.

The generous reception hall welcomes you in to a bright spacious area with feature Inglenook fireplace and minstrel gallery. Double doors open into an attractive formal living room with quality solid wood floor and pleasing views over the farmland to the front. A large extended open plan family kitchen with breakfast area leads through to a family and dining area, making it the perfect space for day-to-day living and family entertaining.

A bright downstairs Master bedroom with en-suite and dressing area, second bedroom, home office and a utility room with cloak room complete the ground floor. A solid staircase to the first floor minstrel gallery landing leads to 3 further bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms. The largest bedroom provides the option for a bedroom suite or games room, if desired.

The property is accessed via remote operated timber double gates leading to a sweeping tarmac driveway up to the house and attached double garage. Well maintained lawns to the front provide a large area for children, a further area in rough pastures offers the potential for a paddock which may appeal to those looking for space for a child’s pony. The private south facing rear garden with its large paved patio is the perfect space for al fresco dining and the family BBQ. For those who have always dreamed of being self-sufficient, the side garden with its raised beds, greenhouse and chicken enclosure provides the ideal space to grow and produce your own.

Located just on the outskirts of Ballygowan and within easy reach of the surrounding Villages of Lisbane, Killinchy and Saintfield. The local Carrickmannon Primary School is close at hand with good commuter access to renowned schools in Newtownards, Killinchy and Downpatrick. Popular local eateries of the Chestnut Inn, Poachers Pocket, The Old Post Office and Balloo House provide excellent go to venues for entertaining friends and family. Belfast City Centre is only 30 minutes away.

This is a home that offers excellent accommodation, adaptability to work from home, the much desired outside space and privacy for a growing family.

We would highly recommend viewing to fully appreciate all that this home offers



Some of the features included are:

  • 5 well-proportioned bedrooms, 3 with en-suite including Master with dressing room
  • Bright Living room with attractive solid wood floor and open fire
  • Large Kitchen with Country style pine units, granite and solid wood worktops, breakfast area with feature corner window
  • Open plan Family and Dining area with wood burning stove and French doors to private south facing garden
  • First floor bathroom with an attractive white suite including a freestanding claw foot bath
  • Reception hall with minstrel gallery
  • Utility and cloakroom
  • Home office
  • 4 panel solid pine internal doors
  • PVC double glazing
  • PVC soffit and fascia
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Pressurised hot water system
  • Remote operated double timber gates with telephone entry system
  • Security sensors and cameras
  • Attached double garage with large single up and over garage door
  • Delightful site extending to approximately 1.4 acres


ACCOMMODATION (All measurements are approximate)

Brick paved front steps with twin outside lights. Oruko hardwood painted double doors with glazed side panels.

RECEPTION HALL: 22’2” x 17’8”. Solid Oak floor, chimney breast with ornamental inglenook fireplace, timber mantle and slate hearth. Wired for electric fire. Minstrel Gallery with pine spindles and handrail. Recessed low voltage spotlights, solid Pine staircase. Versus Telephone entry system phone, telephone and Openreach point.

OFFICE: 9’9” x 9’3”.Solid Oak floor , telephone point, recessed low voltage spotlights , electric fuse cupboard.

LIVING ROOM:19’10” x 18’3”. Victorian style cast iron fireplace, slate hearth, pine mantle and surround, solid Oak floor, plaster cornice, recessed low voltage spotlights, part glazed bevelled glass pine door, wired for Sky. Part glazed door to:

KITCHEN AND BREAKFAST AREA: 25’8” x 16’1”. Attractive range of Country pine high and low level units, granite work top, Adelphi double ceramic sink unit with Chrome mixer taps. Large central Pine island unit with inset circular stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Built in drawers, cupboards, power points, vegetable basket drawers. Integrated dishwasher, recessed low voltage spotlights . Rangemaster range with five gas ring hob double oven and grill. Pine over mantel with extractor fan light . Plumbed for American style fridge . Porcelain tiled floor . Feature corner window with delightful views . Larder cupboard. Open to:

FAMILY AND DINING ROOM: 24’1” x 11’3”. Feature red brick Inglenook fireplace with slate hearth, reclaimed timber mantle. Inset cast iron wood burning stove. Oak strip wood laminate floor. Recessed low voltage spotlights. Wired for Sky. Telephone point. White PVC French doors to large patio and private rear garden. Door to hallway with Oak floor.

UTILITY ROOM: 19’6” x 6’3”. Range of cream high level units, laminate worktops, inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, plumbed for washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, space for under counter freezer, recessed low voltage spotlights, heating controls, White PVC glazed door.

CLOAKROOM: Close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan, recessed low voltage spotlights. Ceramic tiled floor.



BEDROOM 1: 11’10’ x 10’6”. Walnut wood laminate floor.

PRINCIPAL BATHROOM: 9’8” x 8’9”. White suite comprising of a claw foot free standing bath, gold style mixer taps with telephone hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, heated towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor, fully tiled walls, recess low voltage spotlight, extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2: 13’10” x 10’10”. Walnut wood floor, telephone point.

DRESSING ROOM: 9’9” x 8’7”. Walnut wood floor, built-in hanging rails, open shelving, drawers and cupboards. Recessed low voltage spotlights.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9’9” x 4’10”. Close coupled low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, large walk in shower with glass screen, thermostatic shower and ceramic sheet tiling. Extractor fan, recessed low voltage spotlights, ceramic tiled floor.

FROM RECEPTION HALL: Pine staircase to first floor. Recessed stair lights.

MINSTREL GALLERY LANDING. Velux windows, recessed low voltage spotlights, eaves storage.

BEDROOM 3: 30’0” x 16’3” (max measurements). Vaulted ceiling, Television aerial point, eaves storage.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 11’9” x 4’8”. White suite comprising of a fully tiled shower cubicle with Grohe thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin with monolever mixer tap, close coupled WC, heated towel radiator, recessed low voltage spotlights, extractor fan, Velux window, ceramic tiled floor.

BEDROOM 4: 19’1” x 7’8”.  Dormer window. Wood laminate floor, recessed low voltage spotlights.

BEDROOM 5: 15’1” x 13’4”. Eaves storage space, recessed low voltage spotlights, television aerial point.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle, Vanity unit with tiled splash back and mixer tap, close coupled low flush WC, recessed low voltage spotlights, extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor.

LANDING: built-in wardrobe.



ATTACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: 25’1” x 19’6”. Large up and over garage door, light and power, Warmflow oil fired boiler, Tribune pressurised hot water tank, double glazed windows and rear door.

Remote operated double timber entrance gates with rendered entrance pillars and matching front boundary wall topped with timber panelling. Sweeping tarmac driveway and parking leading to the front of the house and large garage. Extensive lawn area with blossom tree planting, rough pasture area offering potential for a paddock.

Large side garden area with a chicken run enclosure, greenhouse, raised vegetable beds, fruit trees and soft fruit plantings.

Excellent private South facing rear paved patio, lawn and garden area bordered by timber panelled fencing with well planted mature border flower beds. BBQ area, PVC oil storage tank, outside lights, water tap, purpose built gated dog enclosure with flagged base.


DOMESTIC RATE:               Ards and North Down Borough Council: 0.007836. Rates payable 2019/2020 = £2938.50 approx.     

TENURE:                           Freehold

EPC RATING:                    Current: D55    Potential: D59

EPC  REFERENCE:             9300-0628-7880-0643-4292


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.