Property: Luxury living in state-of-the-art Bangor home
Enjoy the best quality of life in this state-of-the-art family home which caters for your every whim. Stephanie Bell reports...
Luxury living doesn't get much better than this.
Relaxing and having fun is central to the lifestyle which comes with this exquisitely finished and extensive 10,000 sq ft home.
The setting is simply spectacular.
Surrounded by four acres of gardens and located between Donaghadee and Bangor, you can enjoy sitting on one of many private terraces looking out at rolling countryside and the Irish Sea.
As well as six bedrooms and six reception rooms this home comes with its own gym, a large games room, a cinema room and tennis courts.
The reception areas are magnificent; there is an impressive entrance hall, a drawing room, sunroom/bar, fully fitted kitchen open to a dining area and barbeque patio, a private TV room, formal dining room and a lower ground floor with games room, cinema as well as a full gymnasium.
Above the double garage there is a self contained annex with living room, kitchenette, bedroom and shower room.
Outside impressive electric double entrance gates with intercom system opens onto the driveway which leads to the front of the house.
The gardens sweep down to the full size tennis court and have been landscaped with a number of patios, a raised deck and terraces - all with privacy and fantastic views.
Wide sandstone steps lead to a double front door where you first enter into a vestibule where another set of glazed double doors with glazed side panels open to the entrance hall.
This bright and modern room is finished with hand painted wooden wall panelling and an oak floor and leads to a double height lower entrance where there is a cloakroom and a luxury WC with cherry panelled walls and natural stone vanity unit.
The vast drawing room is entered via an archway from the hallway and fine details are everywhere from the coffered corniced ceiling and solid oak floor to the solid wooden panelled walls and magnificent stone fireplace. French doors with glass side panels open to a garden room.
This beautiful room captures the fantastic vista with glazed walls and there is a fitted bar for relaxed entertaining, complete with fridge.
A sliding door opens to a front patio where steps lead to a lower sunken courtyard garden.
A beautiful dining room is fitted with built in speakers and there is more casual dining in the kitchen which opens into a beautiful glazed area overlooking the gardens.
The kitchen is state-of-the-art with hand built solid wooden units featuring curved hand crafted cabinets with a beautiful walnut island and polished granite work surfaces.
The full range of kitchen appliances are included such as a Miele oven warming drawer, coffee machine, fridge freezer, Miele combi microwave oven, stainless steel double Wolf oven with four ring gas hob, plus a French top and char boiler.
There are double sinks and two Bosch dishwashers.
Steps lead up to a raised breakfast bar where there is a half room divider finished in leather and walnut. The spacious glazed dining area would comfortably fit a 14 seater table and light floods in from windows in the ceiling and concertina doors which lead onto a sandstone patio.
Entertaining outside is well catered for with a feature barbecue area complete with glazed wind breaks for the summer and another which allows for barbequing in all weathers, constructed in natural brick with a built in grill and wired for a sound system.
There is also a rear hallway with built in freezer and a large fitted wine cave, plus a utility room.
The television room is comfortably chic with built in cupboards and display units, wired for a home cinema with surround sound and motorised cinema seating.
Steps lead down into a large entertainments room which has a full sized snooker table and further steps lead to a casual area and dedicated home cinema where the screens are set in solid wood surround. A wood burning stove sits against a beautiful natural Scrabo stone and rustic brick fireplace.
There is also a superb gym with floor to ceiling windows.
Five of the six bedrooms all come with en suites and the master which is finished with silk wallpaper also has a meticulously designed solid walnut raised bedroom area with concealed television that rises from the bed base.
High quality joinery can be seen throughout with walnut and rosewood trimmed television cabinets and side cabinets and behind the bed there is a large fitted vanity area with solid walnut and rosewood fitted units.
A door leads to a large dressing room with walnut robes and a further door leads to a decadent en suite with wet room style shower, his and her sinks set in Corian work surfaces and a large deep filled bath. There is also a bidet, an air purification system and fitted speakers.
The accommodation continues with a luggage room, store room, playroom and a home office fitted with a range of bespoke furniture in cherry wood.
This stunning home offers endless space outside too with rolling lawns, mature trees and numerous patios and entertaining areas enjoying the fabulous views.
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