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'Swallowdale', 9 Jericho Road Killyleagh, BT30 9TE

Offers over £420,000

Key Information

Address 'Swallowdale', 9 Jericho Road Killyleagh, BT30 9TE
Price Offers over £420,000
Style Detached Bungalow
Bedrooms 4
Receptions 3
Bathrooms 3
Heating Oil
EPC Rating C70/C77
Status For sale
Size 2,750 sq. feet

Additional Information

A superb detached family home set on a delightful rural site with mature well planted gardens to the front, side and rear with the gentle sounds of the Mill Stream running along one boundary.

Internally, this excellent home provides charming, tastefully presented, generously proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 2750 sq. plus garaging.  This accommodation briefly comprising of 4 double bedrooms including a Master bedroom suite complete with dressing room and upgraded bathroom with a slipper bath, modern ground floor and first floor shower rooms, Bright Lounge with Inglenook fireplace and inset stove, Drawing room with Baxi grate and French doors to private garden, Kitchen & Breakfast room with a recently installed modern kitchen with granite work tops, utility and separate WC, integral double garage with access to first floor office/games room of potential 5th bedroom.

The current owners have carried out considerable updating and improvements to the property over recent years including new PVC double glazed windows and doors, new hardwood front door, new heating system including boiler and pressurised hot water system, PVC soffits and fascias, Solar panels, upgraded kitchen and new bathrooms, new solid Oak staircase, new fireplace and stove, insulated remote operated electric garage doors and new internal doors.

The generous, beautifully landscaped gardens provide delightful areas of leafy shade and colour, quietness and tranquillity, for entertaining family and friends and an area complete with greenhouses and raised beds for growing your own vegetables and keeping a few chickens, all with the backdrop of the Mill Stream in the background.

The office /games room above the garage has been equipped for use as office with reinforced floor, diffused commercial lighting and generous power points. This may appeal to those wishing to run a business from home. This is complimented by the ample tarmac parking available at the front for a number of cars/works vans.   

Located in this popular, tranquil rural location, yet only 1.9 miles to the historic Castle Town of Killyleagh, offering selection of local conveniences including an excellent new Eurospar and petrol station. The Smuggler’s Table, Picnic Delicatessen, Dufferin Arms and Killyleagh Catch are just some of the popular local restaurants and takeaway food outlets. Killyleagh is also popular for a range of water sports activities including sailing, paddle boarding and cold water swimming in Strangford Lough, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Bus services serving schools in Downpatrick are available at the end of the road. Crossgar (3.2 miles) and Killyleagh offer bus service to South & East Belfast, Newtownards and beyond.


Features included are:-

  • 4/5 double Bedrooms including Master bedroom suite with ensuite bathroom and dressing area
  • Lounge with inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Drawing room with attractive fireplace, Baxi grate and French doors to the side private garden
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen and Breakfast room with excellent range of modern units and Combination range cooker
  • Modern fully tiled downstairs wet room shower
  • Modern first floor shower room
  • Utility Room and cloak WC
  • Solid Oak open tread internal staircase
  • Internal natural Oak doors
  • New oil fired boiler and pressurised Hot water system
  • Solar Panels
  • PVC Soffits and fasciasIntegral double garage, both with remote operated insulated up and over doors
  • First floor games/office/ bedroom5 with reinforced floor and defused lighting
  • Landscaped gardens to the front including wooded area next to the Mill Stream
  • Private Cottage style rear garden with attractive planting, paved patio, timber deck and lawns
  • Ample parking for cars, works van and caravan
  • Rural yet convenient to Killyleagh, Crossgar and Downpatrick


ACCOMMODATION (All measurements are approximate)

COVERED PORCH: Hardwood front door with glazed side panels, front steps, recessed spotlights

ENTRANCE HALL: Ceramic tiled floor, walk-in cloak cupboard with light. Double store cupboard, solid Oak open tread staircase to first floor.

LOUNGE: 19’9” x 13’10”. Inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove and black granite hearth, carved hardwood timber mantle.  Polished Oak strip wood floor. TV aerial point.

DRAWING ROOM:  23’3” x 12’1”. Attractive fireplace with Baxi grate back boiler, Granite hearth and carved hardwood surround. White PVC double glazed French doors. TV aerial point.

WETROOM SHOWER: 11’6” x 7’2”. Modern Duravit Philippe Starck designed suite comprising of walk-in shower with glass screen, thermostatic shower with rainwater showerhead and separate hand shower. Bidet, close couple dual flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with circular sink unit and tower mixer tap, extractor fan and shaver point, recessed LED spotlights,  tall Chrome towel radiator, wood strip effect porcelain tiled floor.

BEDROOM 1: 12’10” x 11’3”.

DINING ROOM: 15’3” x 11’6”. Door to Kitchen.

KITCHEN & BREAKFAST ROOM: 21’11” x 14’1”. Excellent range of modern high and low level units including larder cupboard fitted with drawers, spice rack, shelving and light. Granite work tops including breakfast bar, inset Franke 1 ½ tub stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, recessed mains voltage spotlights, plumbed for dishwasher and American style fridge, inset Rangemaster Combination 110cm range cooker with 6 gas rings, double oven, grill and plate warmer. Over mantle with extractor fan and light, Concealed lighting under unit, wired for TV, recessed LED spotlights, Chinese slate floor, White PVC double glazed French doors to paved patio and rear garden. Views over rear garden. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 10’9” x 9’3”.(max including WC) Cream high and low level units and drawers, solid hardwood work tops inset glazed Belfast sink unit, plumbed for dishwasher and space for tumble dryer, recessed LED spotlights, part tiled walls, slate tiled floor, door to garaging and first floor office/games room.

CLOAK WC: 4’1” x 3’2”. Comprising of pedestal wash hand basin with monolever mixer tap, tiled splash back, wall mounted mirror, dual flush close couple wc, Chinese slate tiled floor.



SPACIOUS LANDING: Study area with Velux window. Access to part floored and insulated roof space via Slingsby type loft ladder.


DRESSING ROOM: 11’11” x 11’10”. Excluding wardrobe. Walk-in wardrobe with light, clothes rails and storage space. Velux window. Arch to:

BEDROOM: 19’10” x 12’0”. Walk-in wardrobe fitted with clothes rails and storage shelving. Light.

ENSUITE BATHROOM: 10’6” x 5’9”. Comprising of freestanding Olive green roll top slipper bath, chrome telephone hand shower, Sanindusa pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, wall mounted mirror, close coupled wc, ceramic tiled door and walls, heated chrome radiator, recessed LED spotlights, extractor fan, Velux.


BEDROOM 3: 17’0” x 12’7”. Built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 12’10” x 12’1”. Built-in wardrobe/ store 10’6” x 4’2” range of fitted shelves.

SHOWER ROOM: 11’6” x 5’4”. Modern fully tiled shower cubicle, Trevi Thermostatic shower, Sanindusa Close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin with monolever tap, wall mounted mirror,  Chrome heated towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor, recessed LED spotlights, Velux window.



INTEGRAL GARAGE (1): 23’3” x 11’3”. Remote operated insulated up and over door, light and power, Albion Pressurised Hot water system, timber half doors to rear yard. Door to.

GARAGE 2: 23’4”x 9’2”. Remote operated insulated up and over door. Light and power, double glazed rear window, door to stairs to first floor office suite/ games room. Access to:

UNDERSTAIRS STORE: 13’10” x 2’11”.

FIRST FLOOR OFFICE SUITE/ GAMES: 23’8” x 13’4”. Reinforced floor, 3 Velux windows, wood laminate flooring, diffused lighting and good number of power points. Access to eaves storage.



FRONT:Entrance pillars with double timber gates, illuminated bitmac driveway to parking area. Painted timber boundary fencing, mature Beech hedging, wooded area planted in native trees and lawn alongside the Mill Stream. Lawned area with well planted flowerbeds and rock garden offering evergreen and seasonal colour.

SIDE GARDEN: Private and secluded garden area with raised paved patio, lawn and Beech hedging.  

REAR GARDEN: A delightful landscaped Cottage garden, laid in lawn with paved patio, timber decking, BBQ area, attractive well planted flower beds, native trees, pergola archway with Clematis leading to two greenhouses, raised vegetable beds and shed. Mill Stream runs along the boundary.

Enclosed concreted area with PVC oil storage tank and bin store. Gate access at the side.  


DOMESTIC RATE:             Rates payable 2023/2024 = £2,588.04 approx.      

TENURE:                           FREEHOLD

EPC RATING:                   Current: C70         Potential: C77

EPC REFERENCE:            0010-3026-9205-5277-5200



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.