Saintfield Road from Templeton Robinson
9 August 2018

7 properties for sale in Northern Ireland with libraries


Today marks world Book Lover’s Day and to celebrate, we’re sharing ten NI properties with libraries.  From small reading nooks to grand library walls, this list has it all.

1. Maple Cottage from GOC Estate Agents

Maple Cottage from GOC Estate Agents


If you’re looking for a secret reading nook to call your own, then this office/reading room in Ballylesson might be the place for you! With a stunning view of the rolling countryside and a whole wall of shelves, it would make the ideal zen space for literary exploration.

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2. Saintfield Road from Templeton Robinson

Saintfield Road from Templeton Robinson


Next up, is a country home which has been lovingly restored by its current owners to create a tranquil, modern space on the outskirts of Lisburn. The library has a window shelf, plenty of natural light and seasoned oak flooring – simply bliss!

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3. Ardress Road from Maison Real Estate

Ardress Road from Maison Real Estate


House number three is a stunning cottage in Dungannon and was originally part of the National Trust’s Ardress House. With the oldest parts of the house dating back to the 18th century, you can truly escape into the golden era of literature. The drawing room is the perfect place to lose yourself in the pages of a novel while soaking up the period charm of this unique property.

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4. Annacloy House from Simon Brien 

Annacloy House from Simon Brien


The fourth house on our book lover’s list is nestled close to the shores of Strangford Lough and set in over 20-acres of unspoilt countryside. This handsome detached property has everything you could dream for in terms of inspiring outside spaces and a welcoming interior. Annacloy house has an expansive library/billiard room with an ornate marble fireplace and double doors to the rear terrace.

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5. Drennan Road from Tim Martin

Drennan Road from Tim Martin


Drennan Road in Boardmills is a stunning countryside home with a tranquil cottage garden and a barn. Throughout this home, you’ll find a beautiful blend of period features with modern finishing and the library is no exception.  The bespoke oak cabinetry provides a huge amount of storage and a kneehole desk allows you to becoming fully engrossed in your favourite stories.

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6. Byre Hill from Templeton Robinson 

Byre Hill from Templeton Robinson


Set in the rolling hills of Craiganlet with excellent links to Bangor, Holywood, Dundonald, and Belfast, this country home provides a perfect backdrop to enjoy some of the literary bests. Byre hill has more than one reading nook, it’s got an office, a music room and a gallery space which is perfect for escapism within the pages of your favourite novel.

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7. North Street from Templeton Robinson

North Street from Templeton Robinson

The last of our libraries on this week’s list is a B listed Georgian home with heaps of personality and original features. Set across three floors, this impressive family home is flooded with light and provides the perfect place for indulging in the pages of your favourite books.

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Which of the libraries in these reading retreats would be a best-seller for you?

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