This remarkable converted former farm cottage is steeped in character, history, and charm. Rebuilt in 2012, The Artist’s Cottage has been sympathetically restored by renowned artist and painter Michael Yeomans. Using many of the original features, with thick stone walls and deep-set windows it has been modernised to an exacting standard and rebuilt on the previous footprint with local stone from the original buildings, creating a mix of old-world charm with a contemporary twist. Located on a superb, extensive gated site on the edge of the stunning coastline line at Knockinelder Bay, three miles to the east of Portaferry with outstanding views across to Scotland, the Isle of Man and the Mountains of Mourne as well as breath-taking walks to the beach at Kearney and along the shore to Stinking Point.
The Artist’s Cottage, a single storey dwelling, comprises of entrance hallway with raised ceiling with skylight, splendid open plan lounge with dining area and dual aspect taking in both the stunning views of the gardens and countryside to the rear and fabulous sea views to the front, French doors lead out to the landscaped rear gardens, and is open to the spacious modern fitted kitchen and utility room. The property has three double bedrooms, master with ensuite and sea views and seperate contemporary family bathroom with freestanding bath.