Published Sunday, 08 December 2013
The pipe bomb caused damage to the front door. (© UTV)
The attack happened in the Martin Green area of Shirgley on Thursday at around 2am.
Army bomb experts were tasked and found that a device had partly exploded causing damage to the front door of the property.
A man and a woman along with their two adult sons were in the house at the time, but they were not injured.
A few miles away, a red-coloured Renault Scenic was found on fire in a field on the Ringdufferin Road, Killyleagh at around 9.45am on Thursday morning.
The vehicle was destroyed by the fire.
Detectives are keen to speak to anyone who noticed a similar vehicle in the area or anyone who may have witnessed the car being abandoned and set alight.
They can be contacted on 0845 600 8000.
© UTV News