44 Straid Road, Ballynure, Ballyclare, County Antrim, BT39 9NB

Asking Price £395,000

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  • Exceptional Detached Family Home with Wonderful Character and Superb Adjoining Annexe Accommodation
  • Annexe Consists of Converted Former Outbuildings Ideal to Incorporate into the Main House or to Provide Exceptional Accommodation as Business Premises for a Variety of Uses Subject to Usual Planning Permissions
  • Tasteful Internal Decor
  • Exceptional Standard of Fixtures and Fittings
  • Gracious Drawing Room
  • Dining Room with Access to Front Patio and Gardens
  • Family Room with Oak Strip Flooring and Attractive Fireplace
  • Bespoke Fully Fitted High Gloss Kitchen with Extensive Range of Integrated Appliances and Ample Dining Area
  • Utility Room / Preparation Kitchen
  • Three Exceptionally Generous First Floor Bedrooms
  • Master Bedroom Incorporating En Suite Shower Room with Body Jets, etc
  • Bathroom with Contemporary White Duravit Suite with Stylish Tiling Detail
  • Two Storey Adjoining Annexe/Former Art Gallery in Exceptional Condition. Light, Heat and Power Over Two Storeys with In-Built Music System, Exposed Wooden Flooring, Vaulted and Beamed Ceilings. An Ideal Space for a Home Based Business or Additional Living Accommodation to be Incorporated into the Main House Subject to Usual Planning Permissions
  • Oil Fired Central Heating in House, Annexe and Garage
  • Approached Through Electronic Gates and Tree-lined Driveway
  • Ample Parking to Front, Side and Rear with Central Courtyard
  • Formal Lawned Gardens to Front
  • Two Separate Paddocks Ideal for Those with Equestrian Interests
  • Twenty Minutes Drive from Central Belfast via New Arterial Routes, Equidistant from Local Airports and Ease of Access to the Port of Larne
  • Close to Straid Village, Ballyclare, Ballynure and Newtownabbey
  • Wonderful Home Adaptable to a Wide and Varied Range of Purchaser
  • Internal Inspection is Essential to Fully Appreciate all that is on Offer

This exceptionally well maintained and beautifully renovated detached home and adjoining two storey annexe enjoy a generous rural site, approached through electronic gates and a tree-lined driveway. With ample parking and garaging, there is a host of potential uses for those wishing to run a home based business. There are also formal gardens and two separate paddocks for those with an equestrian interest. A property of this calibre and nature is a rare find on today's market. With its convenient location via the new arterial routes, Belfast City centre is within twenty minutes drive, Belfast City and International airports are equidistant and Larne Port is very close at hand. A new Park & Ride facility to Belfast City Centre has also just become available in the area. The annexe which is in excellent condition is the ideal space to run a home based business or use as treatment or consulting rooms, gallery space or storage. Alternatively it could easily be converted into the main house subject to usual planning permissions. Currently the main house enjoys three extremely generous bedrooms including a master bedroom with an en suite shower room and three separate reception rooms. An abundance of character and charm is immediately apparent on entering this fine property whilst the high standard of fixtures and fittings is sure to impress even the most discerning purchaser. On the outskirts of Straid village, 'Badger's Hollow' is well located and close to Ballyclare, Ballynure and Newtownabbey. Further benefits include a conservatory, preparation kitchen, two large garages, a central courtyard and large roofspace.

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Pillared Covered Veranda Entrance Porch. Hardwood front door with double glazed Gothic inset, double glazed side lights.


Cornice ceiling, cloaks and storage cupboard under stairs with alarm controls, access to rear tiled hallway, hardwood rear door to courtyard with double glazed Gothic inset.


White suite comprising: low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, built-in cloaks and storage cupboard with mirror fronted sliding door.


Glazed and bevelled double doors from hallway to drawing room.

DRAWING ROOM: : 20' 10" x 17' 6"

Cornice ceiling and ceiling frieze, ceiling rose, carved mahogany Adams' style fireplace surround, cast iron polished and tiled inset, tiled hearth, open fire, dual aspect windows with twin uPVC double glazed access doors to front patio and gardens.

DINING ROOM: : 15' 4" x 14' 10"

uPVC double glazed access door to front patio and gardens, access door to family room.

FAMILY ROOM: : 15' 2" x 14' 4"

Oak wood strip flooring, cornice ceiling, ceiling rose, carved pine fireplace surround, tiled inset and hearth, brass trim, Baxi back boiler, uPVC double glazed access door to front patio and gardens, access to kitchen.

KITCHEN: : 19' 1" x 9' 10"

Bespoke fully fitted off-white high gloss kitchen with excellent range of high and low level units, laminate and polished work surface, ceramic single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer taps, Belling Fusion range type cooker with five ring ceramic hob and warming zone, splashback and Belling extractor hood, electric ovens below, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor running into rear hallway, stainless steel concealed lighting, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, delightful rural views, cornice ceiling, built-in marble snack bar, outlook to courtyard, access to utility room/preparation kitchen.

UTILITY ROOM: : 14' 5" x 10' 8"

Utility Room/Preparation Kitchen: Extensive range of built-in high and low level units, polished laminate work surface, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer taps, vented for dryer, plumbed for washing machine, glazed and bevelled access door to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY: : 12' 3" x 7' 7"

uPVC double glazed conservatory, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, power sockets, uPVC double glazed French doors to side with excellent rural views.


Spacious reading and study area, double glazed porthole leaded window, large walk-in hotpress with excellent storage and built-in shelving, lagged copper cylinder. Large Roofspace accessed via slingsby type ladder with electric light.

MASTER BEDROOM: : 20' 10" x 17' 7"

Dual aspect windows with rural outlook and outlook to courtyard and rolling countryside.


Master Bedroom En Suite: Contemporary white suite comprising: low flush WC, vanity unit on walnut stand and glass plinth with circular ceramic wash hand basin and chrome mixer taps, built-in fully tiled shower cubicle with built-in power shower and body jets, chrome heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor, fully tiled walls with attractive inset border detail.

BEDROOM (2): : 16' 5" x 14' 4"

Mature outlook to front and driveway.

BEDROOM (3): : 16' 5" x 13' 10"

Picture rail, mature outlook to front.

BATHROOM: : 10' 7" x 10' 4"

Contemporary white Duravit suite comprising: low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and deep panelled bath both with chrome mixer taps, shower screen, built-in thermostatically controlled power shower, fully tiled walls with stylish inset and contrasting detail, ceramic tiled floor.

: 28' 5" x 17' 6"

Annexe/Main Hall (Former Art Gallery): Accessed from rear of property via stable door, exposed and treated natural wooden flooring, exposed beamed ceiling, access door to garage, alarm controls, access door to store.

Store Room : 19' 10" x 7' 10"

Access to courtyard, Grant oil fired boiler, outlook to side.

OFFICE: : 17' 8" x 9' 6"

Exposed and treated natural wooden flooring, dual aspect windows with rural outlook, exposed beamed ceiling, natural treated wooden flooring, power sockets, light switches, ceiling switches and wiring to ground and first floor.

Stairs to First Floor.

: 39' 5" x 39' 10"

L-Shaped: Exposed and treated natural wooden flooring, extensive low voltage spotlights, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, rural outlook, outlook to courtyard and access door to fire escape.

GARAGE: : 20' 1" x 17' 9"

Measurements at widest points. Access via courtyard, sliding timber door, light and power.

GARAGE: : 21' 6" x 20' 1"

Garage Two/Playroom/Outbuilding: Warm Flow oil fired boiler for gallery, radiators x 2, light and power, access hatch to overhead storage and sliding timber access door to gallery.

Grounds: Property approached by electric wrought iron double gates. Broad loose gravelled driveway lined with Silver Birch trees, boundaried by Leylandis, front gardens laid in lawns, flowerbeds, mature shrubs, trees and planting, and fencing. Extensive garden lighting and paved patio areas to front. Concrete courtyard, fuel bunker, outside water tap, rockery to side. Hard standing to rear with outdoor WC to rear of garage. Ample parking to front side and rear.


White suite comprising: pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, ceramic tiled floor, instant hot water geyser and radiator.

Main access to gallery. Loose pebbled lane leading to both paddocks accessed by five bar steel gates. Oil storage tank for gallery to rear, oil storage tank for house to side, outdoor water tap, concrete steps providing fire exit from first floor in gallery.

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