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189-year-old Ballymena Gate Lodge on the market

It’s not every day that a beautifully maintained period home that is steeped in history comes on the property market.

Known as The Old Lodge, this detached chalet bungalow is one of Co. Antrim’s finest former gate lodges. Located on the Fenaghy Road in Ballymena, this property neighbours Galgorm Golf Resort and Spa.

Lounge interior at The Old Lodge. This room features an open fire with brick surround.

This period property is Grade II listed and dates back to 1831. The covered front porch is also Grade II listed and is finished with terracotta tiles.

The interior contains an open plan dining / living room, complete with an open fire with brick fireplace and beam mantle and studio.

The downstairs bedroom has been converted into a study.

The kitchen has retained its period charm and is fitted with high and low level oak units.

Kitchen interior at The Old Lodge. This kitchen includes high and low level fitted oak units and a beamed ceiling. Image used in 189-year-old Ballymena Gate Lodge on the market blog post.

Terracotta tiles appear once again, this time in the bathroom which benefits from both a bath and an electrical shower.

Two bedrooms are found on the first floor, one bedroom is fitted with built-in wardrobes.

Bathroom interior at The Old Lodge. This room contains exposed timbers on the roof and top half of the walls. Image used in the 189-year-old Ballymena Gate Lodge on the market blog post

The property rests on a site that comprises of 0.7 acres. Outside there is an enclosed brick pavia patio along with gardens are laid in lawn and a small orchard area.

Good transport links are nearby with Ballymena town centre only a short drive away. This area is also an easily commutable distance from Belfast and the respective airports. Viewing is strictly by appointment only and this house is currently listed as price on application.

The exterior of The Old Lodge. Neat gardens are seen to the front and side of the property. A brick pathway leads to the front of the house.

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