Malone mega-mansion for sale - here's what you get for £2.8 million
This multi-million pound modern mansion sits in an idyllic location beside Malone Golf Course surrounded by parkland. Stephanie Bell reports...
Few homes in Northern Ireland could match this grand new period style property for luxury and location.
Built just seven years ago with a design which has been inspired by the beautiful architecture of the past, the property stands proud in a unique setting of 8.5 acres of parkland, overlooking Malone Golf Course.
Where - 226 Upper Malone Road, Belfast - How much £2,850,000
It really is a dream home in a dream location and once you've swept down the long private avenue and admired the impressive bay fronted exterior, you will be blown away by the level of finish to be found in every inch of the 8000 sq ft of luxury living space.
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Looking out over rolling lawns, mature wooded grounds and the Edenderry course of Malone Golf Club the house feels as if it is buried deep in the heart of the countryside and yet it is just five minutes from the Lisburn Road.
Designed in a traditional period style and built to the highest specification, all the principle rooms look out over the golf course.
There are six bedrooms, four with en suites, three reception rooms and an open plan kitchen/living/dining room, utility room, cloakroom, laundry room, luggage room, shower room and games room.
Outside an original coach house and outbuildings have been partially renovated and offer potential for further development as a guest cottage, home office or gym.
A grand open portico entrance leads into the most magnificent reception hall with sweeping oak staircase, corniced ceiling and part panelled oak walls and architraves.
The drawing room is a large bright space with a huge bay window and attractive feature stone fireplace. There is a corniced ceiling and decorative rose in the smaller family room.
The kitchen/living/dining room will take your breath away with its sheer scale and wonderful bank of arched shaped floor to ceiling windows.
The dining space is cleverly tucked away on a raised circular platform surrounded by windows and the kitchen features hand crafted units by Design Yard, topped with marble.
There is a Belfast sink with period mixer taps and everything you could imagine for cooking including twin four ring Neff hobs with ovens, twin Neff dishwashers, a Neff microwave, twin integrated fridges, a Neff freezer and a large central island unit with inset stainless steel sink.
This room is also finished with a corniced ceiling with ceiling rose and a large sliding door leads to an extensive terrace area and the garden.
Doors from the kitchen lead into a lovely living room with polished marble fireplace and floor to ceiling windows with sliding doors opening to the terrace.
There is an inner hallway which has part panelled walls and a second staircase leading to the first floor.
Even the utility room stands out with its fitted bench seating and cloaks area and enamel finish sink.
A beautiful gallery landing has sliding doors opening to a fabulous first floor terrace which looks out over the gardens and golf course.
A concealed stairway leads to a second floor where there is a laundry room with sink and plumbing for a washing machine with built in cupboards and hanging space. There is also a luggage room and a large games room.
The bedrooms all feel luxurious and the master opens into a bay window and has a sliding door which opens onto the terrace.
An archway leads to a dressing room and a decadent en suite complete with an original cast iron freestanding roll top bath and twin vanity units with wash hand basins. A frosted glazed door leads to a WC and another frosted glazed door opens to a shower enclosure. There are two heated towel radiators and twin wall mirrors.
The remaining five bedrooms all have double doors leading to walk in wardrobes and the en suites are all ultra contemporary.
Outside this home you can lose yourself in the extensive parkland which surrounds it. Formal gardens are laid in rolling lawns with a multitude of mature trees and shrubs. A private gateway leads to the Lagan towpath.
There is also an integral double garage with twin automated doors which houses a Beam vacuum system.
The coach house is huge with three rooms and a store room, a hallway, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, living room and three bedrooms.
There are also two open garages.
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