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Roselick Lodge, 9 Roselick Road, Portstewart, BT55 7PP

  • status Sold
  • bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
  • receptions 5 Receptions
  • style Detached
EPC Rating
  • Price SOLD
  • Style Detached
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Receptions 5
  • Heating Oil
  • EPC Rating C69 /C73
  • Status Sold
Portstewart Office: 028 7083 2233


One of the last remaining period properties in the area, Roselick Lodge was built in 1830 and sensitively restored and extended by the present owners between 2007 and 2009.  The sale of this fine, detached Georgian property, represents a superb and rare opportunity to acquire a highly prestigious period family home in Portstewart, immaculately refurbished and presented for 21st Century living.  While retaining the classic Georgian room plan and period feel of the 1830’s dwelling, the property has been greatly enhanced by the seamless addition of a modern, yet sympathetic, extension of similar dimensions to the original house, designed and presented as open-plan.

While enjoying an idyllically quiet rural setting, this stunning period property, extending to over 5000 sqft, is set in beautiful grounds of more than an acre located just over a mile from the sea and the towns of Portstewart and Portrush, and Coleraine is only 4 miles away.

In 2011, the house featured in the very popular BBC NI House of the Year television programme, eventually taking the Runner’s Up place.  The programme was presented by interior designer and architectural historian, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

He described the house as:- 

“An Irish Georgian charmer originally from 1830, which seduces the eye thanks to an energetic and extensive refurbishment by its current owners”


  • Extensive custom-made orangery which is south facing
  • Custom-built painted kitchen with large island with Italian marble top
  • 150 year-old oak flooring throughout the ground floor from an Amish barn in USA
  • Underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and cast-iron radiators on first floor
  • Two entrances: from Roselick Road via electric gate and from Bellemont Road through double gates and sweeping gravel driveway
  • Gardens with dry-stone walls, walled rose garden, mature trees and small orchard
  • Georgian two-room cottage in the grounds (partially restored)
  • Sash up-and-down, double-glazed windows throughout with K Glass
  • Window shutters to front and picture rails throughout ground floor
  • Double-cavity insulation throughout extension
  • Ancient stone-built well, and other elements tracing back through 13th Century habitation as far as an 8th Century settlement
  • Extensive first floor terrace with views of Portstewart Bay and Donegal Headlands
  • Featured in Ireland Homes Interiors and 25 Beautiful Homes magazine
  • Numerous original period features include:-
  • 1830s marble fireplace with original dog grate
  • Georgian internal doors and architraving
  • Georgian staircase
  • Georgian wooden floors on landing and bedrooms
  • 19th Century cottage in grounds

Room Details

  • Entrance Hall:

    With wooden front door with glass panels, wooden flooring, picture rail, under stairs storage with heating controls.
  • Lounge: 20'5 X 12'7 (6.22m X 3.84m)

    with Georgian marble surround fireplace with raised tiled hearth and Georgian dog grate, wooden flooring, picture rail, duel doors to hall, two television points, lamp sockets, window shutters, glass panel door to kitchen.
  • Dining Room / Study: 19'11 X 13'1 (6.07m X 3.99m)

    with picture rail, wooden flooring, window shutters, feature recesses with glass shelves and lights, built in low level book cases, tiled hearth, lamp sockets, glass panel door to kitchen and family room.
  • Music Room: 25'0 X 18'10 (7.62m X 5.74m)

    with picture rail, wooden flooring, French doors to rear garden.
  • Open plan Kitchen / Family Room: 36'2 X 19'11 (11.02m X 6.07m)

    with low level units, bank of units including Bosch double oven and integrated fridge, and eye level glass display unit. Integrated Bosch dishwasher, sets of saucepan drawers, one and a half bowl Franke stainless steel sink unit, tiled above work tops with edging. Aga oil fired range with extractor fan. Large island unit incorporating breakfast bar, granite work top, dimmer switch lighting over island unit, sets of saucepan drawers, integrated Bosch freezer, and wine rack. Wooden flooring. Recess lighting in kitchen. Glass panel door to Utility Room. Three open archways to Orangery.
  • Orangery: 25'4 X 10'6 (7.72m X 3.20m)

    with wooden flooring, recess lighting, feature glass ceiling, French doors to rear garden.
  • Side Porch:

    With mosaic tiled floor, door with glass panels.
  • Utility Room: 15'5 X 7'11 (4.70m X 2.41m)

    with tiled floor, recess lights in porch area, low level units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, two larder cupboards, extractor fan, rear glass panel door. Door to Store / Original Garage.
  • Cloakroom:

    Comprising wash hand basin, w.c., tiled floor.

  • Landing:

    With original wooden flooring on two of the three landing areas, two Velux windows, feature recesses (one with light), recess lighting on one level, double hot press.
  • Master Bedroom Suite:

    With French doors from hall into room. Access to roof space.
  • Bedroom Area: 20'1 X 15'4 (6.12m X 4.67m)

    (including dressing area) with television and telephone point.
  • Dressing Area:

    Walk-in with built-in wardrobes, dressing table with two sets of drawers, recess lighting.
  • Living Area: 20'6 X 10'6 (6.25m X 3.20m)

    with French doors over Orangery, open plan to:
  • Study Area / Office: 14'3 X 8'0 (4.34m X 2.44m)

    with feature arched window, recess lighting, French doors to:
  • Large Terrace Balcony: 28'5 X 9'7 (8.66m X 2.92m)

    with outside light. Countryside, sea and coastline views to front including Donegal headlands.
  • En-suite shower room: 11'11 X 9'0 (3.63m X 2.74m)

    comprising walk through glass shower enclosure with mains shower fitting and additional body shower attachment, wash hand basin with tiled around, w.c., recess lighting, heated towel rail, tiled floor, extractor fan.
  • Passage way with feature recess, leading to:

  • Bedroom (2): 18'11 X 15'11 (5.77m X 4.85m)

    plus 10 ft 2 in x 5 ft 6 in with feature arched window with seating, television point. Built-in two double wardrobes, double doors concealing entrance to en-suite bathroom.
  • En-suite bathroom: 13'0 X 9'2 (3.96m X 2.79m)

    comprising Kohler central bath, glass shower enclosure with mains shower fitting and additional body shower attachment, wash hand basin, w.c., heated towel rail, feature recess shelving, tiled floor, recess lighting, Velux window, extractor fan.
  • Bedroom (3): 14'2 X 12'10 (Max) (4.32m X 3.91m)

    with wooden flooring. Door to Jack & Jill shower room.
  • Shower Room: 8'4 X 5'11 (2.54m X 1.80m)

    plus 8 ft 8 in x 4 ft 0 in with door from Landing and Bedroom (3). Comprising wooden flooring, tiled corner shower fitting with mains Mira shower fitting, wash hand basin with tiling behind, w.c., recess lighting, heated towel rail, feature recess with lighting, extractor fan.
  • Bedroom (4): 15'0 X 13'0 (4.57m X 3.96m)

    with wooden flooring.

  • Store / Garage: 21'6 X 8'2 (6.55m X 2.49m)

    with double doors to front, strip lighting, power points, low level storage cupboards and eye level shelving, radiator.
  • Set in ground of over an acre with period outbuilding and 27 foot well estimated to be 1000 years old. Garden has many foundations of ruins considered to be from the 8th Century. The extensive stone walled gardens to the rear are magnificent, surrounded by mature trees they include lawns and an abundance of trees, shrubs and flowers. The stone walls of the former stables and barns have been used as a feature to include separate small garden areas. The property is approached by a sweeping stone driveway which leads to the front. There are two entrances to this fine residence, one from Roselick Road and the other from Bellemont Road.
  • Stone outbuilding: 32'9 X 19'0 (9.98m X 5.79m)

    (external measurement) divided into two rooms.
  • In keeping with the age of the original home, the gardens is stocked with an array of flowers and shrubs too many to mention and mature trees.
  • Interior photography provided by Bob Given Photography -



On approaching Portstewart along the Cromore Road, turn right at Cromore Halt onto Roselick Road, Roselick Lodge is located at the crest of the hill on the right hand side.

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