A FAMILY HOME OFF MALONE
This modern millionaire’s mansion enjoys a spectacular coastal location with access to a sandy beach. Stephanie Bell reports...
SITTING right on the shore with private access to a sandy beach this magnificent millionaire’s home in Cultra enjoys an unrivalled location.
The area is regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s most sought after and this spacious bespoke property sits on what must be one of the finest plots it has to offer.
Extensive glazing brings the beautiful sea views inside while outside, generous mature landscaped gardens provide a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the stunning vista.
The house itself has been individually designed with the architect ensuring the position of the property is maximised through extensive glazing and generous living spaces.
Bespoke features abound and there is sizeable, adaptable accommodation with the huge ground floor alone offering four reception rooms, a kitchen, garden room, guest bedroom suite with shower room, utility room, WC, and a cloakroom.
The first floor is just as roomy with an open plan study/reading area; luxury master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room; a family shower room and two further bedrooms, one of which is a duplex with dressing area.
The location right on the shoreline provides easy access to coastal
walks and you are just minutes away from Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club and Royal Belfast Golf Club.
An attractive pillar entrance, with secure automated entrance gates open to a driveway which sweeps past a large circular lawn to the entrance of the property.
Double panelled doors open onto one of two hallways with marble tiled floor and the first of many feature glazed panelled walls framing the incredible views to Belfast Lough.
A glazed panelled door with side panels and fan light open into the main reception hall which is finished with a solid wooden floor.
The spectacular split level drawing room is surrounded by large windows and has a magnificent vaulted ceiling which enhances the feeling of space.
Every window looks out over the sea and this beautiful room features a hole in the wall fireplace with open fire and a natural slate floor. Two sets of French doors open to patios which look out over the shore.
There is also a fabulous dining room with full length windows and sliding doors opening to the garden.
The kitchen is another generous space opening into a living and dining area with under floor heating.
The white painted units are topped with polished granite and there is a Neff 4 ring gas hob and under oven, a Belling integrated dishwasher, Samsung American fridge freezer and a two ring gas Aga.
A central island unit with breakfast bar houses a Viking wine cooler.
A large picture window creates the perfect living space and there is a hole in the wall gas fire.
The views continue in the bright garden room with its large picture window, vaulted ceiling and double French doors with fanlight leading to a deck area.
The guest bedroom on the ground floor also enjoys sea views and comes with a luxury en suite shower room.
Upstairs again is dominated by the wonderful Lough views and the bedrooms are all luxurious with top notch designer bathrooms.
The master suite is fitted a good range of built in wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors.
The en suite bathroom features an oval bath, a large walk-in fully tiled shower area, vanity unit with feature circular wash hand basin and large illuminated mirror. There is also a bidet and window shutters and views along the County Down coastline.
The adjoining dressing room is fitted with built-in wardrobes and vanity area.
Bedroom two also has built in wardrobes and Lough views and the third bedroom has a stairway to an upper level where there is a shower room.
In bedroom five, full length windows and sliding doors open to a Juliet balcony overlooking the front garden.
Outside the property is surrounded by mature gardens with large lawns, a deck area and patio. A gate opens onto the beach at the bottom of the garden.
There is also a garage and workshop.
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