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49 Myra Road, Walshestown, Strangford, BT30 7JX

Offers Around £675,000
  • status Sale
  • bedrooms 6 Bedrooms
  • receptions 3 Receptions
  • style Detached
  • Price Offers Around £675,000
  • Style Detached
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Receptions 3
  • Heating Oil
  • EPC Rating E49 / D61
  • Status Sale
Jonathan Steen - MNAEA, MIPAV, Dip. In Property GOC Estate Agents Office: 028 9066 2366
Jonathan Steen

Description

Built in the 1990s this impressive home occupies a magnificent site with breathtaking views in one of County Downs most sought after locations. Myra Road has been described as one of the most beautiful country lanes in the area. Turning off the Downpatrick to Strangford Road it takes you through mature trees and past the entrance to Myra Castle towards the shores of Strangford Lough. It is here that St Patrick is believed to have first set foot on Ireland. This unique property has been designed to take full advantage of the views. The main rooms all look over Strangford Lough and its islands towards Killyleagh. The sunsets here are truly amazing! The heart of the home is the spacious country style kitchen which is open plan to a casual dining area and family room. From the impressive reception hall a couple of steps lead down to the drawing room with its picture windows and attractive fireplace. The adjoining dining room also looks out over the lough and is a great room for entertaining. On the lower level you will find a superb master suite and five other bedrooms one of which is currently used as a dressing room. In total there are three ensuites as well as a family bathroom and a guest cloakroom. The beautiful Castle Ward Estate is just around the corner as is Strangford Sailing Club, making this a excellent choice of home for those who enjoy the great outdoors. The picturesque coastal village of Strangford with its restaurants, pubs, shops and ferry to Portaferry is a five minute drive away. Downpatrick is less than 10 minutes in the other direction and is home to some excellent schooling, larger shops a cinema, arts centre and hospital. This magnificent home combined with its idyllic location offer and enviable lifestyle. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Features

  • Modern Country Home in a Stunning Location
  • Panoramic Views Over Strangford Lough and its Islands towards Killyleagh and Delamont Country Park
  • One of the Area's most Stunning Country Lanes Adjacent to Myra Castle and Regularly used as a Film Location
  • Impressive Reception Hall with Antique Marble Fireplace
  • Drawing Room with Feature Window and Antique Marble Fireplace Surround
  • Separate Dining Room
  • Fitted Country Kitchen Open Plan to Dining and Family Area/Separate Utility Room
  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room and Dressing Room
  • 5 Further Bedrooms Including 2 With Ensuite Facilities
  • Family Bathroom and Guest Cloakroom with WC
  • Oil Fired Central Heating/Double Glazed Windows
  • Double Garage and Ample Parking
  • Superb Surrounding Gardens Extending to Approx 1 Acre
  • Close to the National Trust Estate of Castle Ward with Excellent Walking and Cycling Paths
  • Close to Strangford Sailing Club
  • Convenient to Strangford Village and Downpatrick
  • Commuting Distance of Belfast

Room Details

  • Mahogany entrance door
  • RECEPTION HALL: 17' 0" X 16' 6" (5.18m X 5.03m)

    Impressive antique marble fireplace with slate hearth and open fire, tiled floor, vaulted pine ceiling with double glazed skylight, arched recess with spot lighting
  • CLOAKROOM:

    Pedestal wash hand basin and low flush wc, wall and tile flooring
  • DRAWING ROOM: 18' 0" X 17' 10" (5.49m X 5.44m)

    Glazed double doors from entrance hall, feature windows with panoramic views over Strangford Lough, antique marble fireplace with cast iron inset, polished granite hearth and open fire, high ceilings with cornicing, spot lights and wall light point.
  • DINING ROOM: 15' 6" X 13' 8" (4.72m X 4.17m)

    Panoramic lough views, oak flooring, cornicing, glass panels to hallway and serving hatch from kitchen with leaded glass
  • STUDY 10' 4" X 8' 0" (3.15m X 2.44m)

    Built in shelving
  • FAMILY ROOM: 15' 0" X 14' 6" (4.57m X 4.42m)

    Exposed brick wall and chimney breast with multi fuel stove and stone hearth, quarry tiled floor, painted tongue and groove ceiling with recessed spot lights and sliding patio doors to outside. Open plan to kitchen
  • KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST AREA : 24' 0" X 19' 0" (7.32m X 5.79m)

    Range of limed oak high and low level units with polished work surfaces and large island unit incorporating a traditional butchers block, single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, space for range cooker with exposed brick chimney and extractor fan, integrated dishwasher and housing for american fridge freezer, quarry tiled floor and wall tiling, painted tongue and groove ceiling with spot lights, casual dining area with sliding patio doors to rear patio and gardens with panoramic views.
  • UTILITY ROOM: 12' 0" X 6' 8" (3.66m X 2.03m)

    Built in units, Belfast sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, quarry tiled floor, access to rear
  • INNER HALLWAY:

    Accessed from Reception Hall, tiled floor, corniced ceiling and wall lights points
  • CLOAKROOM: 8' 0" X 7' 2" (2.44m X 2.18m)

    Tiled floor and built in storage
  • BEDROOM (1): 22' 4" X 11' 6" (6.81m X 3.51m)

    Panoramic Views
  • DRESSING ROOM: 13' 6" X 8' 10" (4.11m X 2.69m)

    Range of built in robes and cupboards
  • ENSUITE BATHROOM:

    white suite comprising free standing bath on a wooden base with mixer taps and hand shower, shower enclosure with fixed head and hand shower, vanity unit and low flush wc, wall and floor tiling and recessed spotlights
  • BEDROOM (2): 13' 6" X 10' 2" (4.11m X 3.10m)

    Panoramic lough views, laminate wood effect flooring
  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    White suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low flush wc, wall and floor tiling
  • BEDROOM (3): 13' 6" X 10' 6" (4.11m X 3.20m)

    Laminate wood effect flooring, access to roofspace, panoramic Lough views
  • BEDROOM (4): 13' 6" X 7' 9" (4.11m X 2.36m)

    Laminate wood effect flooring
  • ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:

    white suite comprising shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush wc, wall and floor tiling and wall light points
  • BEDROOM (5): 13' 6" X 8' 4" (4.11m X 2.54m)

    (currently used as a dressing room)
  • BEDROOM (6): 11' 4" X 7' 8" (3.45m X 2.34m)

    Wooden parquet flooring
  • BATHROOM:

    White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower, vanity unit, wall and floor tiling and a wall light point
  • SEPARATE WC:

    Low flush wc, vanity unit, tiled floor
  • Tarmac driveway with pebble border leading to ample parking area
  • DOUBLE GARAGE:

    Twin doors, oil fired boiler, power and light
  • Superb, beautifully presented surrounding gardens in lawns and a varity of planting and sheltered sitting area with magnificent views

Location

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Directions

Leave Downpatrick on the Strangford Road, after approx. 6 miles pass the crossroads signposted Raholp to the right, continue to the 2nd entrance on left onto Myra Road. Continue past the entrance to Myra Castle and no. 49 is on the left hand side

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Advice on Stamp Duty

Advice on Stamp Duty

Stamp Duty Land Tax is a percentage paid on the purchase of a home or non-residential property to the Inland Revenue.  You usually pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on increasing portions of the property price above £125,000 when you buy residential property, eg a house or flat.

There are different rules if you’re buying your first home and the purchase price is £500,000 or less.

Use the SDLT calculator to work out how much tax you’ll pay.


Rates if you’re buying your first home

You can claim a discount (relief) so you don’t pay any tax up to £300,000 and 5% on the portion from £300,001 to £500,000.

You’re eligible if:

·you, and anyone else you’re buying with, are first-time buyers

·you complete your purchase on or after 22 November 2017

If the price is over £500,000, you follow the rules for people who’ve bought a home before.


Rates if you’ve bought a home before

Freehold sales and transfers

You can also use this table to work out the SDLT for the purchase price of a lease (the ‘lease premium’).


Property or lease premium or transfer value                                              SDLT rate

Up to £125,000                                                                                                Zero
The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000)                       2%
The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000)                       5%
The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million)                    10%
The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million)                              12%

Example

If you buy a house for £275,000, the SDLT you owe is calculated as follows:

  • 0% on the first £125,000 = £0
  • 2% on the next £125,000 = £2,500
  • 5% on the final £25,000 = £1,250
  • Total SDLT = £3,750

New leasehold sales and transfers

When you buy a new residential leasehold property you pay SDLT on the purchase price of the lease (the ‘lease premium’) using the rates above.
If the total rent over the life the lease (known as the ‘net present value’) is more than £125,000, you also pay SDLT of 1% on the portion over £125,000 - unless you buy an existing (‘assigned’) lease.

You can work out how much SDLT you’ll pay for your new residential lease using HMRC’s:

Higher rates for additional properties

You’ll usually have to pay 3% on top of the normal SDLT rates if buying a new residential property means you’ll own more than one.

Use the SDLT calculator to work out how much tax you’ll pay.  You may not have to pay the higher rates if you exchanged contracts before 26
November 2015. 


If you’re replacing your main residence

You won’t pay the extra 3% SDLT if the property you’re buying is replacing your main residence and that has already been sold.  If there’s a delay selling your main residence and it hasn’t been sold on the day you complete your new purchase:

  • you’ll have to pay higher rates because you own 2 properties
  • you may be able to get a refund if you sell your previous main home within 36 months
  • There are special rules if you own property with someone else or already own a property outside England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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