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Key Information

Address 'Redlands', 3 Kathleen Avenue, Helens Bay
Price Last listed at Offers over £795,000
Style Detached House
Heating Oil
Bedrooms 6
EPC Rating F36/F36
Receptions 3
Status Sale Agreed

The facts you need to know

  • Six bedrooms, three reception rooms
  • Handsome and substantial period home c.1880
  • Beautifully decorated and presented throughout
  • Extended to include large, open plan living/dining/kitchen with vaulted ceiling, Aga and wall to wall bifold doors to terrace and garden
  • Double glazed windows
  • Zoned oil fired central heating
  • Large mature garden and all weather tennis court c.0.8 acres
  • Located on a private lane off Kathleen Avenue
  • Lovely location within walking distance of Helen's Bay beach, coastal path and Country Park
  • Easy commuting to Belfast via road or rail
  • Meticulously well maintained

Additional Information

THE AGENTS PERSPECTIVE...
This is a handsome and substantial period home c.1880 which is approached by a private lane off popular Kathleen Avenue. Set off by mature gardens and incorporating an all weather tennis court, this beautiful home has everything a family could wish for, inside and out.
Many of the original features have been retained and enhanced with modern facilities and additions including a stunning open plan living/dining/kitchen which has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and opens via wall to wall bifold doors onto the terrace and garden.
In all there are six bedrooms (or five plus study/home office) supported by cloakroom, two bathrooms and a shower room.
With Helen's Bay beach and Country Park close by and easy road and rail links to Belfast this is a most appealing home.

Ground Floor

Solid front door to:
RECEPTION HALL:
Mosaic tiled floor and exposed varnished timber flooring.
DRAWING ROOM:
8.92m x 4.52m (29' 3" x 14' 10")
Feature fireplace, carved hardwood surround, cornice ceiling, picture rail, windows on three sides with views into garden.
DINING ROOM:
6.17m x 4.52m (20' 3" x 14' 10")
Feature fireplace, cast iron multi fuel stove, slate hearth, painted surround, cornice ceiling, exposed vaulted timber floor.
REAR HALLWAY:
Tiled floor.
CLOAKS
High flush wc, vanity unit wash hand basin, tiled floor, shutters, painted tongue and groove panelled walls and ceiling, recessed lighting.
BOOT ROOM/CLOAKS HANGING SPACE
Tiled floor.
KITCHEN:
5.03m x 3.66m (16' 6" x 12' 0")
Extensive range of painted shaker style high and low level cupboards, polished granite worktops and centre island with Belfast sink, Aga oil fired range, limestone tiled floor. Open to:
SUPERB CASUAL DINING AND SITTING AREA
8.31m x 5.79m (27' 3" x 19' 0")
Underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling, exposed hardwood beams and iron cross ties, double glazed atrium, bifold wall to wall doors to patio and garden, oak flooring.
LARGE UTILITY ROOM
4.22m x 3.96m (13' 10" x 13' 0")
Extensive range of shaker style cupboards, laminate worktops, Belfast sink, vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, four double glazed Velux windows, ceramic tiled floor, double hardwood arched doors to outside.
Staircase with painted spindles and hardwood handrail to:

First Floor

SPACIOUS BRIGHT LANDING
MAIN BEDROOM
5.11m x 4.52m (16' 9" x 14' 10")
Double aspect, views over gardens, painted decorative fireplace with tiled inset.
ENSUITE BATHROOM:
4.52m x 3.35m (14' 10" x 11' 0")
Oval free standing bath, low flush wc, vanity units wash hand basin, tiled walls, fully tiled shower cubicle, tiled floor, window shutters, feature painted decorative fireplace, recessed lighting, extractor fan, door from landing also.
BEDROOM (2):
5.87m x 4.27m (19' 3" x 14' 0")
Exposed varnished timber floor, decorative painted fireplace.
BEDROOM (3):
4.57m x 3.73m (15' 0" x 12' 3")
SHOWER ROOM:
Large fully tiled shower cubicle with drench shower, pedestal wash hand basin, mosaic tiled floor with fish design, half timber panelled walls, recessed lighting. Separate low flush wc, mosaic tiled floor, recessed lighting.
SPACIOUS BRIGHT LANDING
Large walk-in hotpress with Megaflow tank. Double glazed Velux window to:

Second Floor

BEDROOM (4):
5.87m x 4.52m (19' 3" x 14' 10")
Views of Belfast Lough out to Irish Sea. Exposed varnished timber floor, painted decorative fireplace.
BEDROOM (5):
4.95m x 4.57m (16' 3" x 15' 0")
Views of Belfast Lough out to the Irish Sea. Exposed varnished timber floor, painted decorative fireplace, double aspect.
BEDROOM (6):
4.52m x 3.43m (14' 10" x 11' 3")
Decorative painted fireplace, exposed varnished timber floor. Double glazed Velux and gable window.
BATHROOM (2)
4.52m x 2.36m (14' 10" x 7' 9")
Free standing ball and claw feet roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, towel radiator, recessed lighting, extractor fan, large tiled shower cubicle drench shower, tiled floor.

Outside

Large barbecue area/terrace with glazed panels and stainless steel handrail, recessed lighting.
Tarmac driveway and parking space for several cars. Double hardwood gates to shared courtyard and doors to utility room, boiler house oil fired central heating boiler.
Mature gardens in lawns, hedges, mature trees. All weather tennis court.
Space for double garage if required (subject to planning which had previously been granted under ref W/2011/0072/F. Now expired).

Directions

First laneway off Kathleen Avenue coming from Bridge Road end.