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- An exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase a majestic, Grade B2 listed, three storey, residence, set on an exceptional corner site, extending to ½ an acre, and overlooking the open green space and beauty of Wallace Park in the City of LISBURN.
- Steeped in history and available for the first time in 30 years, and undoubtedly one of the finest Victorian homes in the borough, boasting gracious, stylish, and elegant accommodation and further complemented by a fully self- contained, two-storey, converted stable to the rear, with a state-of-the-art home office/studio and balcony overlooking Wallace Park to the west, availing of afternoon and evening sun.
- One of the first parcels of land to be sold by the Wallace Estate in 1896 and forms a significant part of the history of the borough.
- Built c.1900 and standing proud in this enviable frontline position, with panoramic views over Wallace Park and Lisburn Cricket Ground, this enchanting property retains many beautiful period features, including, cornices, picture rails, ornate period fireplaces, timber sash windows, panelled doors, stained glass and leaded windows, and quarry tiling.
- Offering a hugely convenient location to leading schools, Lisburn City amenities and for commuters, Lisburn Train Station is only a short stroll across the Park.
- The property offers adaptable family accommodation, over three floors, extending to c.3500 sq ft, (Incl. Converted stable) to include:-
- Living Room with feature period fireplace and Box bay
- Dining Room with period cast iron radiators and fireplace
- First floor drawing room with period fireplace and Box bay
- Timeless, on-trend, bespoke Neptune Kitchen (installed 2020)
- Five well- proportioned double bedrooms
- Contemporary principal first floor shower room
- Convenient downstairs Wet room with walk-in, Tropical 'rain' shower
- Three additional cloaks/W.C.s (One on each floor)
- Timber sash windows/Gas fired central heating with condensing boiler and dual zoned controls
- Beautiful grounds with mature planting extending to ½ an acre and private gated access directly into Wallace Park
- Converted stable (2015) with office/studio, W.C. kitchenette, and workshop, fully self-contained, with timber framed double glazed windows, French doors to first floor balcony, and independent gas fired heating system and boiler.
- Private cul-de-sac position with secure off-street parking for up to five vehicles
- EPC Rating - D56 / Rates 2020/21 £2319.60
Downshire Estate Agents are delighted to present to the market, 1 Parkmount, LISBURN, This is a rare opportunity to acquire undoubtedly one of the finest properties in Lisburn, rich in history, and standing proud amongst the most prominent and sought-after properties in the borough. Built c. 1900 this imposing Victorian property overlooks Wallace Park, and once formed part of the Wallace Estate owned by Sir Richard & Lady Wallace. In 1873 Sir Richard made his first visit to Lisburn and brought a sense of optimism to the tenants on the estate, he granted gifts of land to churches and schools, built a number of iconic buildings and gave generously to the town, including the granting of the people’s park in 1884 (renamed Wallace Park in 1890 in his honour).
Available for the first time in almost 30 years, 1 Parkmount has been home to many prominent local dignitaries over the years. This historic Grade B2 listed property, built with Red-brick Flemish and English Garden Wall bond, and featuring a unique double storey box bay, and converted stable, extends to c.3500sq.ft. The elegant and stylish interior, with graciously appointed rooms has been sensitively upgraded and sympathetically restored to retain many of its original architectural features, including, cornices, picture rails, ornate period fireplaces, wood panelling, quarry tiling, panelled doors, timber sash windows, and stained glass and leaded windows.
This majestic Victorian residence boasts a time-honoured feel, retaining a seamless eclectic mix of the many beautiful period features and the practical requirements of modern living, including the on-trend, statement, signature Neptune kitchen, fitted in 2020, zoned gas fired central heating and a converted, fully self-contained, 2-storey stable, with a state-of-the-art home office/studio, and feature balcony, overlooking Wallace park to the west, availing of afternoon and evening sun.
Ideally positioned, with an abundance of excellent amenities on the doorstep, including, Lisburn City Centre shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities. Leading schools, and Lisburn Train Station are only a short stroll across the park and main transport links and arterial routes, including the M1, and A1 are all easliy accessed.
One of the most enchanting and unique features of this delightful property is the unrivalled setting, with almost every one of the beautiful timber sash windows affording the most spectacular view over the grounds and the majestic selection of large mature trees, and open green space in the adjacent Wallace Park and Lisburn cricket ground. The beauty of nature floods into the property from every angle with an abundance of natural light streaming in creating a magical, ever changing, seasonal view.
This substantial red-brick property benefits from, three gracious reception rooms, a recently fitted, bespoke, Neptune kitchen, a large utility/cloaks/boot room, five double bedrooms, two shower rooms, and three additional separate W.C.s. (one on each floor). Externally it boasts, a fully self-contained, converted stable building, and beautifully maintained, private and mature grounds, extending to c0.5 Acres with parking for up to five vehicles and own gate access directly into Wallace park.
Reception Hall:- 28’8” x 9’0”
Original hardwood front door with ornate brass fittings. Feature stained glass and leaded window. Corniced ceiling, architraves, and decorative wood panelling. Under stairs storage.
Living Room: - 19'0" x 13'0" (into feature box bay)
Attractive, period fireplace with marble inset and open fire. Feature box bay, with four sash windows overlooking grounds. Corniced ceiling. Double panel radiator and single panel radiator.
Formal Dining Room: - 17'4" x 13'0"
Feature, cast iron fireplace with tiled inset and wood surround. Two replica Victorian, cast iron radiators. Corniced ceiling and picture rail. Built in cupboard with shelving. Two large sash windows with traditional Victorian architraves and lower wood panelling.
Cloaks/W.C. 8’4” x 4.0”
Low flush W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic black and white tiled floor.
Extended Kitchen: - 17'3" x 14'4" (At longest and widest) Installed 2020
Impressive, Neptune, signature 'Suffolk' kitchen with top of the range finishes and extras, including luxury solid wood cabinetry and shelving, quartz worktops, double Belfast style sink with 'Quooker' hot tap, contemporary space-saving counter-top dresser with Bi-folding doors to service area and TV housing, matching freestanding centerpiece island, space for range type cooker, (plumbed for gas), integrated, Neff fridge freezer and Smeg dishwasher, selection of recessed fitted chopping blocks and trays and integrated bin. Complimentary, engineered oak flooring and part tiled walls. Victorian style, glazed bay with Double French doors and additional glazing to sun terrace and gardens. Space for table and chairs.
Rear Hallway: -
Quarry tiled floor. Two double panel radiators. Recessed spot-lights. Door to rear gardens.
Utility/Boot Room: - 11’7 x 9.0”
Excellent selection of high and low level fitted units with larder and stainless-steel sink unit and mixer tap. Plumbed for washing machine and gas tumble dryer. Double panel radiator. Built in storage shelving. Quarry tiled floor. Recessed spot-lights.
Wet-Room: - 13’0” x 6’4”
Walk-in shower area with feature Tropical rain shower head. Quirky, Edwardian style pedastal wash hand basin, believed to be the same as those fitted in the SS Titanic, and originally fitted in the upstairs bathroom c.1930. Low flush W.C. Boiler housing with Worcester condensing boiler and dual zoned heating controls. Quarry tiled floor. Recessed spot-lights. Extraction vent system. Roof light.
FIRST FLOOR RETURN: -
Feature stained glass and leaded window. Corniced ceiling. Recessed spot-lights.
Bedroom (2) 13’8” x 9’2”
Built in double robe. Sash window overlooking park. Corniced ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin.
Principal Shower Room: 9’5” x 7’8”
Contemporary design, double size, walk in shower enclosure with dual, 'Tropical rain' head, and handheld attachments. Fitted vanity unit with integrated wash hand basin and storage. Touch light illuminating mirror. Chrome heated towel rail. Recessed spot-lights. Complimentary tiled walls and floor. Sash window.
Low flush W.C. Tiled floor. Sash window.
FIRST FLOOR: -
Recessed spot-lights. Corniced ceiling.
First Floor Drawing Room: - 25’3” x 13’5” (At longest and widest)
Original, stained wood floorboards. Feature tiled fireplace with wood surround and gas fire inset. Six sash windows, with feature Box bay, affording panoramic views over Wallace Park and Lisburn Cricket ground. Two double panel radiators. Corniced ceilings and picture rails.
Master Bedroom: - 17’4” x 13’2”
Extensive fitted robes, matching drawers, dressing table/vanity unit and Villeroy & Boch contemporary, bowl sink and mixer tap. Double aspect sash windows with views overlooking the park. Built in bespoke headboard with feature uplighters.
SECOND FLOOR: -
Corner fitted bookcases and storage.
Bedroom (3) 13’9” x 8’9”.
Fitted robe. Sash window. Double panel radiator.
Bedroom (4) 16’4” x 14’3”.
Cast iron fireplace. Extensive fitted robes, shelving, and dressing table/desk. Dual aspect Sash windows. Double panel radiator. Recessed spot-lights.
Bedroom (5) 13’1” x 10’7”.
Cast iron fireplace. Dual aspect sash windows. Double panel radiator.
Large W.C. - 9’7” x 6’6”.
Low flush W.C. fitted, white gloss, low level units with vanity area and touch sensor illuminating mirror. Built in cupboard. Contemporary sink and mixer tap. Chrome heated towel rail. Complimentary floor and wall tiling. Sash window with views over Lisburn and the surrounding countryside to the rear.
Converted Stables: -
Fully self-contained, two-storey, original stable, converted in 2015, with full building control approval and certification. New roof with the original reclaimed slates, solid wood painted exterior doors, timber framed double glazing and new gas fired central heating and condensing boiler. Independent broadband supply and fuse box.
Timber,painted exterior door, built in storage with sliding door to kitchenette/service area. Stainless steel sink and mixer tap, worktop, and fridge. Ceramic tiled floor. Double panel radiator. Recessed spot-lights. Original, restored hay loft ladder to trap door. Oak staircase and handrails to first floor.
Low flush W.C. Wash hand basin. Built in storage. Extractor fan. Single panel radiator. Ceramic tiled floor.
Office/Studio: 16’2” x 13’7”.
Bright airy and spacious with two sets of French doors leading to feature galvanised steel balcony, with recycled Eco decking and panoramic views over Wallace park. Large double glazed picture window with feature original restored hay loft doors. Fitted white gloss storage cupboards, with matching shelves and bookcase. Oak flooring. Two vertical radiators.
Workshop/Tool Shed. 13’8” x 8’0”.
Timber, painted exterior door. Built in work bench. Assortment of wall mounted tool fittings. Vokera condensing gas boiler. Original ‘mucking out’ hatch.
Front & Side: - Private, cul-de-sac, with shared, newly tarmacked front entrance. (Negotiations currently underway for gated entrance). Parking to front for two cars.
Extensive, private, and mature grounds with beautiful lawns, and a delightful selection of trees, including an acer an apple tree and the well-stocked colourful borders are complimented by a centrepiece, magnificent, magnolia tree. This tranquil garden is a cleverly designed mix of evergreen shrubs and perennials, including, lilac, azalea, roses, rhododendrons, camellias, and tulips, and the mixed boundary hedges, of Portuguese laurel, box, and privet, offer privacy and seclusion. Private gated access directly into Wallace Park.
The paved sun terrace to the west boasts Victorian style steps to a sunken garden designed around the foundations of original greenhouse.
Rear:- Red brick wall and door to rear driveway .Vehicular access and parking for up to three cars. Copper beech hedge and boundary fence. Additional enclosed strip of land abutting full length of rear entrance. Walled garden area with enclosed chicken coup to rear of converted stable.
VIEWINGS ARE STRICTLY BY PRIVATE APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Please contact, Aundrea Gray 07740 511808 to register your interest and discuss viewing options.
*Please note, viewing arrangements may be subject to change, depending on current Covid-19 government guidelines.
These particulars do not represent any part of an offer or contract and none of the statements contained should be relied upon as fact. Please note we have not tested any systems in this property, and we recommend the purchaser checks all systems are working prior to completion. All measurements are taken to the nearest 3 inches. The floor plans used in these marketing particulars are for illustration purposes and do not represent of constitute part of the sale.
Downshire Estate Agents
15 Main Street
028 92 683762
From Lisburn, take the first turning on the left after Wallace Park, continue past the park entrance and No.1 Parkmount is the last property in the cul-de-sac.
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