Blessington House, 18 Ballynahinch Street, Hillsborough BT26 6AW

Asking price £650,000

5 Bed Terrace House For Sale

Asking price £650,000

5 Bed Terrace House For Sale

Price Asking price £650,000
Rates £2,354.10 pa*
Stamp Duty Calculate Stamp Duty
£22,500** (Based on being a First Time Buyer) Change
£22,500** (Based on being a Home Mover) Change
£42,000** (Based on being a Buy-To-Let Investor) Change
£42,000** (Based on being a Second Home Buyer) Change
Typical Mortgage
() deposit ( year term)
Style Terrace House
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 3
Heating Oil
EPC Rating E45/E48
Status For sale

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Simon Brien Residential (South Belfast)

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  • Impressive Listed Period Terrace Constructed In 1760's And Previous Residence Of The Marquis Of Downshire Estate Manager's House
  • Beautifully Proportioned And Presented Accommodation Deceptive From An External Appraisal
  • Retaining A Host Of Original Features Including Period Fireplaces, High Ceilings And Cornicing
  • Gracious Reception Hall With Feature Staircase
  • Formal Drawing Room And Dining Room
  • Family Room/Study
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen With Casual Dining And Aga Range
  • Five Generous Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom And Additional Shower Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Sliding Sash Windows Fitted With Ventrolla Draft System
  • Original Shutters
  • Private Rear Courtyard Garden
  • Detached Garage And Parking
  • Exceptional Central Village Location Close To A Host Of Amenities, Schooling, Shops, Restaurants, And Motorway Networks
  • Unique Opportunity To Acquire A Magnificent Historically Important Family Home
  • Viewing Strictly By Private Appointment

Additional Information

Blessington House represents a rare opportunity to acquire a prominent and much admired listed family home set in the heart of Hillsborough Village. The property which was constructed in the 1760's was the previous residence of the Marquis of Downshire Estate Manager's house.

The house is presented in superb condition throughout with deceptively spacious and well-appointed accommodation which retains a host of original features including sash windows, original shutters, period fireplaces, high ceilings, and superb cornice detail.

The accommodation provides a five bedroom layout together with gracious reception hall, drawing room, dining room, study/family room together with Kitchen with Aga Range, family bathroom and shower room. Externally there is a pleasant rear courtyard, garage, and parking.

Beautifully positioned the property is within a short stroll of a host of local amenities, specialist shops, pubs, restaurants, Hillsborough Castle, Forest Park as well as Downshire Primary School. In addition nearby motorway networks connect Belfast which is approximately 20 minutes away with Sprucefield Shopping Centre close by as well as other surrounding towns.

Viewing of this exceptional property is strictly by private appointment through our Belfast Office 02890 668888.

Ground Floor

6.27m x 2.44m (20' 7" x 8' 0")
Panelled entrance door with ornate original fanlight and glazed side panels. Original tiled floor. Corniced ceiling and decorative ceiling rose.
5.64m x 3.89m (18' 6" x 12' 9")
Attractive feature period fireplace with open fire. Corniced ceiling.
6.63m x 4.01m (21' 9" x 13' 2")
Attractive feature period fireplace with tiled hearth and inset with open fire. Corniced ceiling. Original wooden flooring.
4.42m x 2.36m (14' 6" x 7' 9")
Original cast iron fireplace. Built-in shelving.
4.88m x 3.81m (16' 0" x 12' 6")
Excellent range of high and low level units. Twin inset sinks. Aga range. Recess for fridge/freezer. Plumbed for dishwasher.
3.89m x 1.7m (12' 9" x 5' 7")
High and low level units. Belfast sink. Plumbed for washing machine.
Cloaks cupboard. Additional storage cupboard. High flush WC. Wash hand basin.
Magnificent sweeping period stairway with feature arched window.

First Floor

5.03m x 4.01m (16' 6" x 13' 2")
Attractive feature marble fireplace. Corniced ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin.
5.m x 4.01m (16' 5" x 13' 2")
Attractive feature marble fireplace with open fire. Corniced ceiling. Wash hand basin.
4.27m x 2.44m (14' 0" x 8' 0")
Corniced ceiling. Built-in wardrobe.
3.89m x 2.21m (12' 9" x 7' 3")
Original fireplace. Corniced ceiling. Wash hand basin.
3.96m x 3.35m (13' 0" x 11' 0")
Original fireplace. Wash hand basin.
2.74m x 2.59m (9' 0" x 8' 6")
Traditional white suite comprising panelled bath with overhead shower and additional shower attachment. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Hotpress.
Shower enclosure. Low flush WC. Wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor.


Enclosed courtyard. Original well. Boiler house with oil fired boiler. PVC oil tank. Outside light.
5.79m x 4.7m (19' 0" x 15' 5")


Schools near BT26 6AW


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