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85 Charlotte Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6AZ

Offers Around £399,950
  • status For Sale
  • bedrooms 5 Bedrooms
  • receptions 3 Receptions
  • style Detached
EPC Rating
  • Price Offers Around £399,950
  • Style Detached
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Receptions 3
  • Heating OFCH
  • EPC Rating F31 /E53 Download
  • Status For Sale
Ballymoney Office: 028 2766 7676

Description

This distinctive Edwardian family home can only be described as one of the most impressive properties in the town of Ballymoney and occupies a choice elevated setting of approximately 3/4 of an acre of mature grounds yet is within a few minutes walk of the town centre, schools, churches and all local amenities.  Built for owner occupation circa 1902 on the instruction of a local solicitor, (J B Hamilton), the dwelling was designed by architect James Hanna of Coleraine and Belfast and constructed by local builder John Henry of Ballymoney.  Two further rooms were added circa 1908 with a further extension in the 1980's keeping with the original Edwardian design to offer spacious 5 bedroom and 3 1/2 reception room family accommodation.

The property enjoys many fine external and internal finishes such as sandstone detailing around some external windows, veranda/sun terraces with spruce pine columns in two locations, an impressive reception hall with attractive wood panelling and mahogany balustrade staircase, original doors and fireplaces, coving and wood panelling in many rooms.

The attention to detail and construction of this southerly facing home are almost unique in todays property market and the true character and ambience of the home can only be fully appreciated on inspection.  Another benefit of the property is that it has recently been Northern Ireland Tourist Board approved for bed and breakfast accommodation.  The owners are using 4 rooms and have stated that ‘we have been very busy since being approved’.  As sole selling agent we therefore recommend an early appointment to appreciate the quality, accommodation and potential business income of this fine period residence.

Features

  • Distinctive Period Family Home.
  • Impressive attention to details in design and construction.
  • Original fireplaces, wood panelling, coving and internal doors.
  • Oil fired heating.
  • Burglar alarm.
  • Mature site extending to approximately 3/4 of an acre.
  • Recently Northern Ireland Tourist Board approved for bed and breakfast accommodation.

Room Details

  • Veranda 16' 4 X 5' 0 (4.98m X 1.52m)

    With a tiled floor and feature carved spruce pine columns.
  • Entrance Porch

    With a tiled floor, coving and a glass panel door to the reception hall.
  • Reception Hall

    A most inviting and impressive reception area with an attractive sandstone and brick open fireplace, original partly panelled pine walls, a mahogany open balustrade staircase to the first floor and an archway to a separate cloakroom:
  • Separate Cloakroom

    With w.c., wash hand basin and a built in cupboard with overhead storage.
  • Telephone Room

    Accessed from the reception hall through a decorative stained glass door; this room has been finished with wood panelling to the walls and ceiling.
  • Drawing Room 29' 0 X 16' 6 (8.84m X 5.03m)

    (including the bay window) With the original fireplace, cast iron and ornamental mantle, tiled hearth and inset, wooden panelling beneath the windows, coved ceilings including a coved archway to the bay window sitting area and a separate doorway to:
  • Porch / Side Terrace 17' 8 X 5' 9 (5.38m X 1.75m)

    With spruce pine columns, views across the surrounding mature gardens and finished with a painted wood ceiling; facing west, it enjoys the afternoon sun light.
  • Living Room 21' 4 X 16' 11 (6.50m X 5.16m)

    (Formerly Used as a Ballroom): With a feature cast iron fireplace and hearth with a large carved wooden surround, ceiling coving, points for wall lights, wooden panelling beneath the window and wood block flooring.
  • Kitchen / Dinette 21' 4 X 11' 11 (6.50m X 3.63m)

    Robinsons kitchen with an extensive range of fitted eye and low level units, Villeroy & Bosch ceramic double bowl sink, granite worktops, Neff 5 ring gas hob, canopy with integral extractor fan, 3 Siemens eye level ovens, larder with pull out drawers and a wine rack, 2 integrated dishwashers, centre island with granite worktop, integrated fridge and drawer units, oil fired Aga with a surround and overmantle, recessed ceiling lights and a door to the utility room.
  • Dining Room 4.88' X 13' 2 (1.47m X 4.01m)

    A bright room with the original tiled fireplace and detailed carved surround, wood flooring, wood panelling beneath the windows, coved ceiling and French doors to the veranda area at front.
  • Side Cloakroom 10' 7 X 7' 8 (3.23m X 2.34m)

    Accessed from the kitchen with a tiled floor, fitted oil fired burner and a door to the parking area at the side.
  • Utility Room 10' 0 X 7' 6 (3.05m X 2.29m)

    Fitted units, ceramic sink, granite worktop, plumbed for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
  • Open Landing Area 18' 3 X 12' 0 (5.56m X 3.66m)

    Approached from the reception hall by an impressive sweeping mahogany balustrade staircase and detailed wooden panelled walls with access to a spacious walk in airing cupboard with fitted shelving, storage and a light.
  • Bedroom 1 17' 4 X 16' 11 (5.28m X 5.16m)

    Points for wall lights, wooden flooring and an Ensuite comprising partly tiled walls, w.c., wash hand basin and a tiled shower cubicle with a mixer shower unit.
  • Bedroom 2 16' 7 X 12' 7 (5.05m X 3.84m)

    With wooden flooring.
  • Bedroom 3 18' 4 X 12' 10 (5.59m X 3.91m)

    (excluding bay window) With T.V. point, points for wall lights and fitted wardrobes with overhead storage.
  • Bedroom 4 15' 7 X 11' 5 (4.75m X 3.48m)

    With wooden flooring, point for a wall light and an Ensuite bathroom including a large bath with a telephone hand shower, w.c., vanity basin with a light, partly tiled walls and wooden flooring.
  • Bedroom 5 12' 10 X 10' 7 (3.91m X 3.23m)

  • Feature archway with a useful storage cupboard leading from the open landing area to the bathroom:
  • Bathroom & w.c. combined 13' 0 X 8' 3 (3.96m X 2.51m)

    With a fitted suite, partly tiled walls, tiled shower cubicle with an Aqualisa shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, free standing roll top bath with a telephone hand shower, low level w.c. and wooden flooring.
  • Access to Second Floor Attic Room:
  • Attic Room 12'4 X 10'0 (3.76m X 3.05m)

    Approached by a staircase from the first floor and fitted with wooden flooring, pine sheeted walls and ceiling, power points, roof window and access to the water tanks and attic storage.
  • Exterior Features

  • Integral Garage 21'5 X 21'4 (6.53m X 6.50m)

    (Internal) Sub-divided into a car parking area with lights, power points, up and over door, fuel store, wash area with a Belfast sink unit, tiled floor and a separate cloakroom including a w.c., and a wash hand basin.
  • The mature grounds surrounding the dwelling are dotted with a variety of established conifer and deciduous trees and shrub beds.
  • A herbaceous and informal garden surround the property with spacious lawns to the front and side.
  • An orchard/play area is situated to the rear.
  • A sweeping tarmac driveway and separate pedestrian access lead to the residence which enjoys a choice elevated setting.
  • Paved patio areas can be found to each side of the home including two attractive terrace/veranda seating areas and an extensive paved play area to the rear.
  • Outside lighting is in place and a PVC oil tank to the rear.

Location

Directions

The property occupies a prominent situation on the sought after Charlotte Street and conveniently within walking distance of the town centre. It is also within walking distance of the bus and railway station and within a short drive to the A26 Frosses Road for commuting further afield.

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