Living at Front

Imagine living in the heart of Holywood, taking the lift down to the tree-lined piazza below to enjoy the buzz of a vibrant town. When the wind is whipping up the white horses on the sea, take refuge in the light filled, open planned apartments where high quality finishes and workmanship are the keynote of the FRONT.

When the weekend comes round you’ll love the relaxed cosmopolitan vibe of living at FRONT. Browse the shops and boutiques that make up the bustling town, cross the road to the coastal path for a stroll and return to enjoy an aperitif or dinner in one of Holywood's many eateries.

A place to live, shop, work and play.

Front occupies a prime 2.1 acre site in the centre of Holywood, bordering Marine Parade, Shore Road and linking seamlessly to the High Street. The apartments at Front are the first phase of a high quality mixed use development by RFL Developments and RPP Architects. The next phase of the development will provide shopping, restaurants and offices, all set with in a landscaped precinct that is set to transform this part of Holywood. 


Holywood, County Down is one of Northern Ireland’s most desirable places to live. Located just a short distance from the capital, Belfast, Holywood offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, stylish, coastal setting but within easy reach of the city.

Front’s prime location means that you couldn’t be better situated to get where you need to be by foot, car, train or even plane. George Best City Airport, with daily links to all major UK cities and many popular European destinations is located just 2 miles away and the Holywood train station is less than 1 minute walk.

Your Apartment

Front apartments have been designed by award-winning architects, RPP, with ease of living and convenience in mind. The first thing you’ll notice is the feeling of space, light and tranquility created by a unique glass central courtyard housing planting and trees. Reaching upwards through the building and opening to the skies above, this unique feature is enjoyed on each level of the apartments, filling individual entrance areas with natural light.

Each spacious 2 bedroom apartment has been individually designed to maximise space and light. The master bedroom has a luxurious ensuite bathroom and there is a further Guest bathroom off the main hall area. The majority of the apartments enjoy sea views.

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Key Features

  • 18 Spacious c.1100 sq ft and 1200 sq ft apartments
  • Stylish landscaped entrance
  • Internal Glazed Atrium
  • Finished to an impeccable standard
  • Secure video entry system
  • Lift access
  • Specific Apartments have sea views / balconies and plentiful natural light
  • Acoustic Glazing where required
  • Contemporary fixtures and fittings
  • Feature the latest Smart Home technology
  • Fully fitted kitchens by Adornas Kitchens
  • Secure street level garage car parking, electric gate access
  • Car spaces electric charging ready
  • Fresh Air heat recovery system
  • High efficiency gas boiler that can be controlled by an app on your phone
  • Whole house mechanical ventilation system with heat recovery
  • Lighting scheme utilising low energy downlights
  • The apartments are Sky TV and BT

Room by Room


  • Fully fitted high quality kitchen from Adornas Kitchens, Bangor
  • High and low level handless cabinets in fashionable matte finish with modern open shelving
  • 30mm Quartz Solid Work surfaces & Matching Upstands
  • Under mount 1.5bowl stainless steel sink, and chrome tap
  • Smeg Integrated Appliances in stainless steel, with induction cooking
  • Integrated LED under cabinet lighting


  • A range of low level cabinets in matte finish
  • Tall laundry cabinet for essential storage
  • Concrete style laminate work surfaces with stainless steel bowl sink & tap

Bathrooms and En-suites

  • Porcelain Floor and wall tiles
  • Bespoke cabinetry with built in storage and low voltage socket
  • Heated towel rail
  • Large shower enclosure
  • Bathroom Vanity- Drawer lined Bathroom Vanity unit with semi-recessed ceramic basin, and quartz worktops
  • Electric underfloor heating


  • Wooden Floor to living areas and dining
  • Wool mid twist pile carpets to bedrooms in neutral tone
  • Porcelain tiles to bathroom and en-suites , floors and selected walls


  • Smooth finish to all walls & ceilings
  • Neutral finish on doors & woodwork


  • Fitted wardrobes to master bedroom

Heating and Hot Water

  • Central heating and hot water supplied by individual, high efficiency gas fired central heating boiler
  • Thermostatically controlled room and radiator thermostats – also accessed remotely by mobile phone
  • En-suite and separate shower room also have programmable, thermostatic, underfloor heating


  • All apartments wired for satellite (Sky+ Multiroom), cable/terrestrial TV


May 2018 sees the last phase of this stunning scheme with only 5 apartments available. Make sure you don’t miss out by booking your private appointment today.

Retail, Perfectly Positioned

Phase 1 of Front includes the release of 4,500 sq ft / 420 sq metres or prime commercial space suitable for cafe, restaurant, retail or showroom operators. Enjoying a highly visible location on the main Belfast to Bangor carriageway, the units are completed to shell specification with high specification glazed shop fronts opening out onto a tree lined piazza area with on site parking.