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Marlagh Lodge, 71 Moorfields Road, Ballymena BT42 3BU

Offers around £495,000

5 Bed Detached House For Sale

Offers around £495,000

5 Bed Detached House For Sale

Price Offers around £495,000
Rates £2,504.60 pa*
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Typical Mortgage
() deposit ( year term)
Style Detached House
Bedrooms 5
Receptions 5
Bathrooms 2
Heating Oil
EPC Rating F28/F38
Status For sale
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  • Detached property
  • B1 listed
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Reception rooms
  • 2 En-suite shower rooms
  • Kitchen with granite worktop
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom with LFWC
  • Pantry
  • Oil fired central heating system
  • Sliding sash windows
  • Pressurised water system
  • Secondary glazing in some rooms
  • Comprehensive burglar alarm system
  • Gardens in lawn to front, side and rear
  • Photogenic secret garden
  • Victorian style frontage
  • "Guest House" rated residentially
  • Currently a licenced premises
  • 15 Successful years as B&B
  • Convenient to Galgorm Golf Club
  • Belfast International Airport 20 minutes away
  • Easilly assessable to Galgorm Resort & Spa

Additional Information

Homes Independent are thrilled to bring to the market this stunning residential property on the corner of Rankinstown and Moorfields Road. Marlagh Lodge is a B1 listed property built c1850 for Henry Hutchison Hamilton O'Hara who was the heir at the time to nearby Crebilly House. The property was taken over by the current owners at the turn of this century and modernised into the stunning dwelling that stands today.
Marlagh Lodge is currently one of Ballymenas finest B&B country houses; cited as "Country Antrim's best kept secret." The property comprises 5 bedrooms, 5 reception rooms, beautiful gardens and spacious outbuildings with endless potential. Our agents are sure that this property will catch the eye of many family buyers looking for something that little bit special.

Ground Floor

With Hardwood front door with ornate external cornicing. Stained glass double doors to entrance hall with ornate cornicing.
With cornicing to ceiling. Balustrade staircase to first floor. Picture rail.
6.08m x 5.23m (19' 11" x 17' 2")
With multi-fuel burning stove to tiled hearth with exposed brick inset. Cream surround and mantle. Window seat. Picture rail. Cornicing to ceiling. Centre rose. Internal shutters on windows.
6.22m x 5.09m (20' 5" x 16' 8")
With cast iron fireplace to tiled hearth with marble surround and mantle. Picture rail. Cornicing to ceiling. Centre rose. Bay window. Internal shutters on windows.
4.55m x 4.52m (14' 11" x 14' 10")
With a range of eye and low level fitted units with granite worktop. Stainless steel sink unit. Belfast sink. Plumbed for 2x dishwasher. Space for Rangemaster (Gas) style stove and integrated Neff oven. Glazed display units. Under pelmet lighting. Spacious dining area. Splashback tiling. Tiled flooring.
With a range of eye and low level fitted units. Also ideal as a laundry room.
With LFWC and WHB.
5.93m x 3.1m (19' 5" x 10' 2")
With wall lights.
4.52m x 3.88m (14' 10" x 12' 9")
With spotlighting to ceiling. Spacious understair storage cupboard.
3.81m x 3.15m (12' 6" x 10' 4")
With 4 piece suite comprising LFWC, WHB, clawfoot bath and large shower to enclosed cubicle. Spotlighting to ceiling. Black & White chequered flooring.
8.06m x 3.68m (26' 5" x 12' 1")
With fireplace with multi-fuel burning stove. Tiled inset and hearth. Ornate surround and mantle with mirror. Picture rail. Spotlighting to ceiling. Wooden flooring. Glazed double doors out to rear.

First Floor

6.22m x 5.09m (20' 5" x 16' 8")
With fireplace with tiled hearth, cream surround and mantle. Picture rail. Cornicing to ceiling. En-suite shower room.
With 3 piece suite comprising LFWC, WHB and clawfoot bath. Cornicing to ceiling.
6.06m x 3.63m (19' 11" x 11' 11")
With cornicing to ceiling. Picture rail. Cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, cream surround and mantle. En-suite shower room.
With 3 piece suite comprising LFWC, WHB and shower to enclosed tiled corner cubicle.
4.78m x 4.63m (15' 8" x 15' 2")
With cast iron fireplace with ornate inset tiles. Tiled hearth. Surround and mantle with fitted mirror. Picture rail. Access to loft.
4.93m x 4.52m (16' 2" x 14' 10")
With fireplace with tiled hearth, surround and mantle with fitted mirror. Spotlighting to ceiling. Velux window.
4.52m x 3.89m (14' 10" x 12' 9")
With spotlighting to ceiling. Velux window.
With 3 piece suite comprising LFWC, WHB and bath with shower over. Wooden panelling to walls.


Access to the property from the Rankinstown Road through pillars leading to stoned driveway. Garden in lawn either side of driveway with mature trees and planted shrubs. Spacious driveway to front of property with parking for a dozen cars or more, Outside light.
Secret garden at the front of property with summer house and seating area. The most photogenic sun trap.
Enclosed south facing area to rear of property with paved patio and garden in lawn. A variety of shrubs and trees are maturing making this a delightful entertainment garden with apple and pear trees. This particular part of the property is especially private with a tranquil setting.
Outbuildings with 3 separate compartments which may be suitable for use as stables or potentially converted to garage.


Corner of Rankinstown Road and Moorfields Road, Ballymena.


Schools near BT42 3BU


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