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Gardenvale Manor, 60 Knockmore Road, Stranocum, Ballymoney, BT53 8QE

Offers Around £535,000
  • status For Sale
  • bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
  • receptions 4 Receptions
  • style Detached
  • Price Offers Around £535,000
  • Style Detached
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Receptions 4
  • Heating Oil
  • Status For Sale
Ballymoney Office: 028 2766 7676

Description

Gardenvale Manor is a substantial contemporary and energy efficient residence which offers the discerning client an opportunity to purchase a luxurious home with comparatively low running costs and set amidst c 2.6 acres of extensively landscaped mature gardens including an orchard and lake which border the surrounding countryside.

The property was constructed by the current owners to exacting standards with an impressive specification including the 'Sunwarm' state of the art solar and heating recovery system; complete underfloor heating throughout, high insulation specification and materials used in the building; beam vacuum system; all ensuite bedrooms, music system, multi sockets in all the rooms; electric to the exterior areas and feature Georgian style double glazed K Thermo slide and sash windows. 

On arrival one approaches the property via wrought iron electric gates and a pillar entrance with an intercom system, sweeping driveway through the gardens to the same. The accommodation in total (including the detached double garage with granny flat) extends to c. 5000 sq ft. The main dwelling is accessed by a set of double doors leading into the impressive reception hall with white oak feature staircase and access to the four main reception rooms including a sun room with Georgian style double glazed windows that provide superb views over the grounds. The first floor comprises an impressive landing/ gallery area, luxurious bathroom and the four bedrooms which all have ensuite facilities.

Externally the grounds have also been meticulously attended to including the planting of over 2000 trees; walk ways, a wildlife lake, pond and an orchard.

There is also a large patio area; BBQ house with open fire; external lighting and power points; and a stream which runs along side the full length of the drive to the front and to the surrounding countryside.

Gardenvale Manor is also superbly situated within a short drive to the A26 Frosses Road for commuting; c.39 miles to Belfast International Airport; literally around the corner from the ‘Dark Hedges’ as featured in the ‘Game of Thrones’ T.V. series and also within a short drive to the famous Causeway Coast, golf courses and scenic beaches.

Internal viewing is a must to fully appreciate all the fine features, workmanship, specification and tranquil setting of the same. Indeed the size of this unique residence offers a rare opportunity and as such we highly recommend that you make an appointment to view. Please note that viewing is strictly by appointment.

Features

  • Note: The Sunwarm Heating Recovery system has "Not" been accounted for on the EPC.
  • The accommodation including the garage and granny flat extends to c. 5000 sqft.
  • Complete underfloor heating/with condensing boiler with thermostatic controls in all rooms and high density insulation.
  • Pressurised water system.
  • Heat recovery system.
  • Inside walls filled with pearl bead insulation.
  • Copper pipes in place for a wood pellet burner outside.
  • Large multi fuel stove in the house.
  • Sitting room suitable for gas, electric or coal.
  • Slate self cleaning copper ridge on the house, flat and garage.
  • Insulated electric garage doors.
  • Insulated electric garage doors.
  • House, garage and flat alarms - house and garage alarm system operated by remote control and keypad.
  • Large outdoor entertainment area.
  • Music system throughout the house and also connected to the exterior.
  • Electric to most areas outside.
  • Beam vacuum throughout.
  • Durafit bathroom/Daryl shower tray and enclosure/large overhead shower/flush shower head with sunken hose fitted on bath operated by bath fittings.
  • All shower fittings concealed and 5 rooms with floating wash hand basins.
  • Multi sockets in all rooms.
  • Separate telephone lines to the house and flat.
  • Ideal situation for guest house accommodation (subject to tourism approval).
  • Character oak kitchen with soft close doors and drawers.
  • Integrated Liebherr fridge freezer with plumbed ice cube maker.
  • Complete granite worktops in the kitchen, utility and pantry.
  • All bedrooms, upstairs hall, various bathrooms, sitting room and living rooms with led lights.
  • Double glazed slide sash and fold windows.

Room Details

  • Reception Hall 22' 0" X 14' 4" (6.71m X 4.37m)

    Double doors with a fan over feature window, Italian glazed tiled floor, cornice ceiling coving, feature half moon partly glazed white oak doors to the reception rooms and a crafted white oak central staircase with twisted balustrade; points for wall lights, and a ceiling light.
  • Cloakroom with a separate light and storage

  • A separate cloakroom

    Comprising an old style pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. with a high level cistern, partly tiled walls with a matching tiled floor, extractor fan and recessed ceiling lights.
  • Family Room 27' 5" X 16' 0" (8.36m X 4.88m)

    Feature inset multi fuel stove in a chimney surround with a raised curved granite hearth, Italian contemporary glazed tiled floor, carved ceiling cornicing, dual lighting, recessed ceiling speakers, half moon partly glazed white oak doors to the reception hall and reception rooms.
  • Sun Room 15' 1" X 14' 11" (4.60m X 4.55m)

    Cathedral style oak sheeted ceiling, feature low level and large glazed windows which provide exceptional views over the grounds and gardens, tiled floor and french doors to a raised rear decked seating area to the rear.
  • Lounge 17' 4" X 15' 11" (5.28m X 4.85m)

    Carved marble fireplace with a matching over mantle suitable for gas, solid fuel or electric, ceiling coving, recessed ceiling lights, dual lighting, T.V. point and a recessed ceiling speaker.
  • Library/Study 15' 3" X 15' 2" (4.65m X 4.62m)

    With superb views over the surrounding gardens.
  • Kitchen/Dinette/Living Room 26' 0" X 19' 10" (7.92m X 6.05m)

    (L-Shaped) Character oak kitchen with a range of eye and low level units, soft-close doors and drawers, granite worktops with a matching splashback, in a carved over surround with extractor fan, Belfast style sink, Neff eye level combination oven and coffee machine, Liebherr integrated fridge/freezer with plumbed ice cube maker, Neff Integrated dishwasher, window pelmet with display units, plate rack, tiled floor, floor level beam vacuum point, coved ceiling, recessed ceiling speakers and a walk in fitted pantry/larder with a granite worktop/splashback; and high and low level shelving.
  • Utility Room 14' 3" X 9' 8" (4.34m X 2.95m)

    Range of character oak soft closing fitted units, granite worktop and splash back, contemporary inset stainless steel sink with various bowls and a flexible hose attachment, plumbed for an automatic washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and a tiled floor.
  • Separate Cloakroom

    Comprising a large wall floating Durafit wash hand basin and w.c with high level tiled walls and a tiled floor.
  • First Floor Accommodation

  • Feature Gallery Landing Area 31' 9" X 14' 5" (9.68m X 4.39m)

    With coved ceiling, recessed ceiling lights, dual lighting, recessed ceiling speakers, seating area providing garden views and a large walk in airing cupboard. The third floor could be converted to further accommodation (2 bedrooms) subject to the relevant planning and building control approvals. There are 2 velux windows, 4 slide and sash windows, radiators and lighting already installed. The third floor could be converted to further accommodation (2 bedrooms) subject to the relevant planning and building control approvals. There are 2 velux windows, 4 slide and sash windows, radiators and lighting already installed.
  • Master Bedroom 14' 4" X 14' 3" (4.37m X 4.34m)

    With windows to both sides of the room, recessed ceiling lights and a speaker, dual lighting, tiled floor and a T.V. point.
  • Walk in Fitted Dressing Room 6'11 X 5'9 (2.11m X 1.75m)

  • Separate Ensuite

    With a Durafit w.c, shower and wall mounted large Durafit floating wash hand basin with storage, tiled floor, tiled walls and a quadrant shower cubicle with an Aqualisa mixer shower and glazed enclosure with flush panel controls.
  • Bathroom 15' 6" X 9' 5" (4.72m X 2.87m)

    Luxurious Durafit suite including a contemporary wall mounted free floating double sink unit with his and hers mixer taps, Durafit w.c, wash hand basin and bidet, tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights and a speaker, wall mounted dressing table with drawers, granite worktop and a fitted mirror, bath with concealed hand shower flexible attachment, wall mounted chrome towel rail and a large Daryl glazed shower enclosure with overhead mixer shower (concealed fittings) flush panel controls and a Daryl shower tray.
  • Bedroom 2 15' 7" X 12' 10" (4.75m X 3.91m)

    Point for wall lights, T.V. point, recessed ceiling speaker, dual lighting; feature high level glazed blocks to the walk in wardrobe and ensuite.
  • Separate Ensuite

    Comprising a wall mounted Durafit wash hand basin, w.c, tiled floor, tiled walls, recessed ceiling lights and a large tiled shower cubicle with an electric shower and a glazed enclosure.
  • Bedroom 3 15' 7" X 11' 1" (4.75m X 3.38m)

    Recessed ceiling lights and a T.V. point.
  • Ensuite

    Comprising a Durafit floating wash hand basin and w.c, tiled floor, tiled walls and a tiled shower cubicle with an Aqualisa mixer shower (concealed fittings) and a glazed enclosure.
  • Bedroom 4 15' 6" X 12' 3" (4.72m X 3.73m)

    Recessed ceiling lights and an ensuite comprising a wall mounted floating Durafit wash hand basin, w.c, tiled floor and tiled walls.
  • Exterior Features

  • Detached Double Garage 26' 0" X 21' 1" (7.92m X 6.43m)

    (Internal) With 2 x remote control insulated doors, radiators, strip lights, power points, window and a pedestrian door.
  • Granny Flat

    With own entrance, combi boiler, double glazed windows, separate telephone line and accommodation:-
  • Kitchen/Living Room 26' 0" X 13' 7" (7.92m X 4.14m)

    Including a fitted kitchen with eye and low level units, stainless steel sink, extractor fan and space for a cooker, plumbed for a dishwasher, plumbed for an automatic washing machine, stairs to the first floor and a separate cloakroom/ensuite: with a w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and a tiled shower cubicle.
  • First Floor Accommodation

  • Landing Sitting Area 13'7 X 13'7 (4.14m X 4.14m)

    With a T.V. point, wooden flooring; velux and side windows.
  • Bedroom 21'1 X 13'7 (6.43m X 4.14m)

    With a velux roof window, a large end gable slide and sash window, wooden flooring and recessed ceiling lights.
  • The grounds in total extend to circa 2.6 acres and have been extensively landscaped to include large areas laid in lawn; a wildlife lake; over 2000 trees planted since construction began; a smaller lake/pond; walkways through the same plus the large patio area and BBQ house to the side/rear.
  • The garden/BBQ house has a large open fireplace, brick pavia flooring, lights and power points.
  • A double electric gated entrance provides access onto the sweeping stoned driveway which continues through the gardens to the dwelling.
  • There are large Dublin gas style lights along the same and a bridge leading over the stream to the lake, pond and wildlife areas along the garden edge.
  • In all the exterior grounds provide a peaceful rural tranquillity with many areas for walking or relaxing.

Location

Directions

Leave Ballymoney town on the Kirk Road continuing over the A26 Frosses Road towards Stranocum and the famous "Dark Hedges". After passing through Stranocum village proceed for approximately 2.1 miles and then turn left onto the Knockmore Road. After approximately 0.3 miles the property is situated on the right hand side.

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