Look inside: Charming family home with luxury modern finishes in East Belfast
This charming family home in East Belfast combines period beauty with luxury modern finishes. Stephanie Bell reports…
Knockdene is synonymous with mature leafy avenues and this handsome family home captures period beauty with superb modern design.
The house surprises with its exceptional layout which includes a fabulous new extension with a contemporary kitchen with bi fold doors opening into the gardens.
There are four large bedrooms, a bathroom and additional shower room to the first floor.
The property dates back to 1909 and sits on a prime site with a large private garden and double garage.
A porch with original tiled floor and cornicing leads to a bright hallway laden with period features including cornice ceiling and picture rail.
Also on the ground floor is a WC, lounge, dining room, drawing room and that fabulous modern kitchen/dining room.
The lounge has a modern feel yet with lots of period beauty including a large bay window, fireplace with cast iron inset and open fire. Oak Glazed doors open to a spacious dining room with cornice ceiling and picture rail overlooking the back garden.
The drawing room also opens into a bay window and has dual aspect windows, a fireplace with mahogany surround and marble inset and open fire.
The kitchen is ultra contemporary with high gloss contrasting units and a large island with hob and breakfast bar, all with granite worktops.
Appliances include an eye level oven, combination microwave, warming drawer and integrated dishwasher. There is also a boiling water tap and plumbing for an American fridge freezer.
A circular solid oak table is cleverly attached to the island unit and sits in front of the bi-folding doors. This room is finished off with porcelain tiled floor.
Upstairs and there is a wood panelled luggage room which offers superb storage, a shower room and a stunning bathroom with modern roll top bath and attractive vanity unit.
The four bedrooms are all well presented and each has a corniced ceiling and picture rail.
There is also a large roof space which is floored and has two Velux windows.
Outside the house is surrounded by spacious mature gardens and has a detached double garage.
The large back garden is in lawn with plenty of space for kids to play and there is a raised brick paved patio and mature trees and shrubs.
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