An exquisite one of a kind family home located on a site of circa 20 acres in Drumbo on the outskirts of Belfast and Lisburn. Enjoying panoramic views over the city and surrounding countryside.
The sale of “THE LEAVES” represents a truly unique opportunity to purchase what unquestionably is one of the finest homes in the country. Quality, grandeur and luxury abound in a home which has raised the benchmark for prestige architecture, establishing itself as a magnificent residence in a fantastic location.
Situated on an elevated site with stunning panoramic views over the cities of Belfast and Lisburn. “THE Leaves” is a home with architecture and style that rarely becomes available on the Northern Ireland market.
From the entrance gates “THE Leaves” is approached by the granite double pillared wing-walled gated entrance with sweeping kerbed tarmac driveway bordered by impressive tree-line and ranch fencing descending over 9m in height, ending with a mature horse chestnut tree on each side.
The drive reaches a fork where you can enter via the main front entrance or the courtyard respectively.
The drive continues over a picturesque pond bridge leading to a roundabout with a planted centre feature.
The courtyard entrance leading to the rear of property is surrounded by two substantial barns and adjoins to the garage. One barn is equipped with power, lights and a diesel generator. The second barn is equipped with water, power and a concrete yard with cattle crush.
The building is surrounded by attractive professionally landscaped gardens with mature trees and shrubs set on a site with circa 20 acres.
“THE Leaves” has been constructed using some of the most durable and beautiful natural materials. With sustainability and careful use of natural resources in mind including ground and solar heat technology.
Natural light abounds throughout and is enhanced by clever window placement to take advantage of the spectacular views.
The exterior is magnificently finished with Siberian Larch Timber accompanied with beautiful natural stone, the paved areas and surrounding pool areas are done in Fossil Infused Irish Limestone natural finish.
The house is very eco friendly with a full high efficiency dual heating system, along with the energy efficient solar heat source there really has been no expense spared to every detail and finish of every material throughout with the best of quality.
The building is finished in the finest detail and with the use of some beautiful materials which compliment one another perfectly, enhancing the natural elegance of this property
Throughout the interior the floor is finished in a polished Fossil Infused Irish Limestone tile and the skirting, architraves and doors are all solid natural stained oak. Each interior room is very spacious and the house has a positive flow with designed areas linking with a positive integration from, living to entertaining to sleeping areas respectively.
Upon entering the building through the large glazed entrance you are faced with a large hall with high ceilings and an impressive glazed wall overlooking the outdoor pond.
To the left is a grand formal dining room linked to the large family kitchen. The corridor to the far left of the hall leads to the spacious sun filled family room.
Immediately to the right is a spacious study/lounge overlooking the drive, to the end of the hall on the right is the impressive drawing room.
Turning right off the entrance hall leading down a large hallway you can access a second kitchen and then onto the swimming area which has 3 private changing rooms included. This hallway then continues on to another hall which leads to storage rooms and all of the bedrooms.
In essence, it is impossible to convey the sense of grandeur size and space along with the overwhelming sense of style engendered by “The Leaves”. This home undoubtedly can only be fully appreciated upon personal inspection.
EPC 57 Potential 58
|MAIN ENTRANCE HALL
||33' 6 x 18' 1 (10.20m x 5.50m) Large double oak doors opening to glazed porched area leading to the stunning reception hall with floor to ceiling glazed wall overlooking panoramic views and the landscaped gardens with feature pond. Featuring modern chandelier and lighting.
||25' 3 x 13' 9 (7.70m x 4.20m) Stone floor and fitted with a Gazco remote gas fire with white pebbles.
||29' 10 x 18' 1 (9.10m x 5.50m) Fully fitted luxury high gloss Siematic kitchen and island unit with integrated Gaggenau appliances; oven, microwave, coffee machine, gas hob, dishwasher, 2 x Leibherr integrated fridge freezers and an Aga range cooker. Finished with a Granite work top, double stainless steel Franke sink with drainer, feature lighting, and stone flooring.
||9' 10 x 9' 10 (3.00m x 3.00m) Stable door exit to courtyard, stone flooring.
||9' 10 x 9' 10 (3.00m x 3.00m) High gloss finished units with a stainless steel sink and drainer, feature down lighting, plumbed for a washing machine and dryer.
|SIDE HALL STORE ROOM 2
||13' 5 x 9' 2 (4.10m x 2.80m) Featuring a range of fitted shelving
||25' 3 x 19' 0 (7.70m x 5.80m) Stone floor. A fitted feature remote controlled gas stove fire with glazed front, wall lighting and drop lights.
||24' 11 x 23' 7 (7.60m x 7.20m) Finished with stone floor and fitted with a Gazco remote operated fireplace, oak built in glazed display cabinet and bookcases.
||10' 2 x 7' 3 (3.10m x 2.20m) Stone floor. Fitted with a range of high and low level units, stainless steel sink and draining board. Also some feature glazed display units.
|STUDY / LOUNGE
||16' 5 x 13' 5 (5.00m x 4.10m) Finished with stone floor and a large window with a view over the main front entrance driveway.
||7' 3 x 5' 7 (2.20m x 1.70m) WC, wash hand basin, tiled splash back, stone flooring and store shelving.
|GAMES ROOM/SWIMMING LOUNGE
||26' 3 x 19' 0 (8.00m x 5.80m) GAMES ROOM/SWIMMING LOUNGE
||Stone floor, fitted with Oak cupboards shelved store area.
|STUDY / BEDROOM 6
||16' 5 x 13' 1 (5.00m x 4.00m) Stone floor, extractor fan
||Stone floor, pool boiler and pool pump and fittings
||built in oak shelving, cupboards and drawers. STAIRCASE to large roof space voids with ample storage.
||14' 5 x 14' 5 (4.40m x 4.40m) Stone floor, built in wardrobes.
||12' 6 x 8' 2 (3.80m x 2.50m) Luxury 4 piece suite, glazed shower cubicle floor level, bath with mixer taps, wall mounted WC, mirror built in cabinets with shelving, towel rain, tiled walls and floor.
||14' 9 x 10' 2 (4.50m x 3.10m) Stone floor, wall lighting, build in wardrobes. En-suite WC, wash hand basin, walk in shower, mirrored cabinets, tiled walls and floor, towel rail feature lighting.
||14' 9 x 10' 6 (4.50m x 3.20m) Stone floor, mirrored double wardrobe. SHARED En-suite , WC, wash hand basin, walk in double shower, mirrored cabinets, tiled walls and floor, towel rail feature lighting.
||15' 1 x 10' 2 (4.60m x 3.10m) Stone floor, mirrored double wardrobe, feature lighting. SHARED En-suite , WC, wash hand basin, walk in double shower, mirrored cabinets, tiled walls and floor, towel rail feature lighting.
||21' 4 x 16' 5 (6.50m x 5.00m) Stone floor, feature lighting, large walk in wardrobe fitted out with oak shelving and hanging area, feature lighting and mirror. En-suite WC, bidet, his and hers wash hand basins, wall mounted, bath, walk in large shower, wall to wall built in mirrored cabinets, feature lighting tiled floor and walls, towel rail.