Rarely does such an impressive Georgian property on the edge of a quintessential village come to the market. As a result, this Georgian country residence with a courtyard, outbuildings and 17ac of land offering complete privacy in Co Down is bound to cause a stir.

At the entrance to the property, a tree-lined drive begins with sandstone furnished pillars and walls plus double wrought iron gates.

The house is situated in a picturesque setting surrounded by mature trees and landscaped gardens. It leads to a brick courtyard, which includes a triple garage, boiler house and laundry room.

The property is located at Tonaghnieve near Saintfield.

Solid stone

The house is of solid stone construction. Dating from the late 1700s to the early 1800s, it is in immaculate condition and set over two storeys. The ground floor includes a drawing room, dining room, family room, rear hall, and kitchen.

Upstairs includes four bedrooms, and en suite bathroom, a principal bathroom and a study, which could be used as a fifth bedroom.

The outbuildings are made up of a workshop with electronic roller doors, a double garage, a hay shed, two stores and various byres and pig houses.

The house is in immaculate condition and is set over two storeys.

The land is split into five paddocks which surround the residence. All paddocks are laid out in grass at present and are made up of good quality soils.

The property is located on the Ballygowan Road near Saintfield and its sale is being managed by local auctioneers Tim Martin and Co. The guide price for the entire property is £750,000 (€880,000).