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Enjoy the peace of coastal living in this luxury mansion located in one of Northern Ireland's most exclusive suburbs. Stephanie Bell reports...
This luxury home which boasts one of North Down's most exclusive addresses sits on a superb site with uninterrupted sea views.
The private, elevated site in Cultra is right along the shore front and the house which was built in 2009 takes full advantage of the spectacular views across Belfast Lough.
Built in 2009, it has an exceptional finish inside and offers a wealth of finely finished accommodation extending to around 6,500sq ft over two floors.
A rich feel throughout is created with extensive use of solid oak in the flooring, doors, skirting and reveals and large picture windows capturing the wonderful vistas.
The house also has a pressurised gas underfloor heating system and a Beam central vacuum.
Manicured gardens surround it and offer great privacy to soak up the setting.
You enter the grounds through electric gates which open onto a tarmac driveway leading to parking for up to six cars.
An impressive entrance features granite surrounding solid oak panelled double doors with stain glass side lights.
These open into a lovely entrance porch with Venetian marble tiled floor, cornice ceiling and ceiling rose.
Double panelled doors then open to the spacious entrance hall.
An immediate hint of the luxurious standards of living here is a lift to the first floor as well as a beautifully detailed solid oak staircase.
There is a boot room with an extensive range of built in wardrobes and open hanging space to neatly store all of the family's your outdoor wear.
A ground floor bathroom is fitted with a white bath and a fully tiled shower cubicle.
There is a cosy family room or study with solid oak flooring and superb sea views.
A vast drawing room which opens to a dining room stretches to over 52ft and opens into a huge bay window overlooking the sea.
This room is also finished with solid oak wooden floor and features three ceiling roses and cornicing plus French doors opening to a patio.
The kitchen is another vast open space with living and dining areas.
It is fitted with solid oak units with granite worktops and splash backs and there is a central island with breakfast bar which also incorporates a solid oak dining table.
A gorgeous red gas fired Aga is a big feature and there is also a double oven and two rings plus additional Aga modular gas top hob with electric double oven and oak mantle. There is also an integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer.
A large picture window looks out over Belfast Lough.
There is also a separate well equipped utility room plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer and a back hall.
Upstairs and the spacious landing incorporates a relaxing reading area beside a lovely circular stain glass window.
The master suite is as luxurious as you would expect with a huge feature window looking out over the sea and additional velux window operated by remote control.
The en suite has a decadent corner Jacuzzi bath with mixer tap and telephone shower and there is a wall mounted Duravit sink unit with mixer tap and a cabinet below as well as a shower pod with power jet and steam shower.
A walk in dressing room is fitted with a range of open hanging space, shelves and cabinets. Solid oak flooring runs throughout the master suite.
There is also a family bathroom with panelled bath and double shower unit with drying area.
Two the remaining three bedrooms have access to a Jack and Jill en suite with double walk in shower cubicle.
Outside this home is just as spectacular with large gardens featuring immaculate rolling lawns running down to the shoreline with mature trees and raised flower beds.
There is also a variety of outside mood and security lighting.
Tegular paths lead you to a large rear patio with stunning views over Belfast Lough to the Antrim Coastline.
There is also an attached double garage with twin electric doors and a gardener's WC.
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