Exterior of Ballyaughlis Lodge. This million pound mansion is nestled in the heart of five acre grounds. Well maintained gardens surround the property. An array of trees and shrubs are found in these grounds.
7 November 2019

Millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland on the market


This millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland couples the beauty of its 18th century origins with 21st century luxury.

On the market at £2 million, this magnificent mansion is among the most expensive homes that are currently for sale in Northern Ireland.

However, what sets this home in a league of its own is the history and period beauty that it retains.

Gardens at Ballyaughlis Lodge. The mansion can be seen in the background. An array of trees, shrubs and flowers can be seen along the edges of the lawns.

Known as Ballyaughlis Lodge, this property was constructed as part of the surrounding Belvedere Estate and is nestled at the heart of five acres of mature grounds.

The accommodation extends to over 8,000 sq ft and comprises an impressive main reception hall, six reception rooms, butler’s pantry, a games room, contemporary kitchen, wine cellar and five bedrooms. Four of the bedrooms benefit from ensuites while two have dressing rooms.

Overlooking a stunning garden room, a spiral staircase leads to a library / sitting area and office.

A birds eye view over the courtyard at Ballyaughlis Lodge. This courtyard consists of both cobbled and brick areas. There is a dining area in the centre of this courtyard.

The accommodation continues outside in the cobbled courtyard where a home gym, store, double garage and a self contained guest apartment can be found.

A sweeping stone driveway leads to the magnificent, well-maintained grounds which also feature an all weather tennis court.

A bright entrance hall welcomes the potential buyers with beautiful ceiling rose and herringbone wood strip.

The entrance hall interior at Ballyaughlis Lodge. A staircase with mahogany spindles and handrail can be see to the right of the image. There is also herringbone flooring.

Like the entrance hall, the drawing room is bright and spacious. This room is complete with cornice ceiling and rose while a striking period fireplace in Sienna marble catches the eye. Original window shutters and wood strip flooring combine to emphasise the period beauty.

A period marble fireplace and window shutters are found in the elegant dining room. This room is open to a morning room and a casual dining space with oil fired Aga cooker and doors that leads to an inner courtyard.

The dining room interior at Ballyaughlis Lodge. A dining table with four chairs can be seen in the centre of the room. There is also an oil fired Aga cooker. This image was used in the Millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland on the market blog post.

The kitchen is a contemporary area and is complete with handcrafted painted units, polished granite work surfaces and a central island with breakfast bar.

A larder fridge, double oven, dishwasher and four ring ceramic hob can all be found in the kitchen.

The kitchen interior at Ballyaughlis Lodge. This kitchen includes hand crafted painted units, granite work surfaces and a central island unit with breakfast bar area.

A cloakroom and games room is accessed via the back hallway. Part panelled walls and a cast iron gas stove set in a brick fireplace are found in the games room.

There is another side hallway that leads to a WC and well equipped utility room.

Games room at Ballyaughlis Lodge. A snooker table is seen in the image along with a brick fireplace with beam mantle. Image used in the Millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland on the market blog post.

A further inner hallway with window seating leads to a wine cellar and another WC.

The living accommodation continues with a sitting room that includes a period stone fireplace and French doors which opens to the garden.

A welcoming family room also has direct access to the garden.

The garden room at Ballyaughlis Lodge. The room contains a double height glazed wall with French doors that leads to the terrace area and garden. Image used in the Millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland on the market blog post

One of the most impressive rooms in the mansion is the garden room which features an impressive double height vaulted ceiling met on one end by a double height glazed wall. This glazed wall contains French doors that leads to a terrace. This room is overlooked by a minstrel gallery landing.

The extensive interior also includes a butler’s pantry with an old Belfast sink and integrated fridge.

The gallery landing is accessed via a spiral oak staircase where a seating area and an office with exposed beams are found.

Bedroom interior at Ballyaughlis Lodge. A double bed is seen with a table to each side of the bed.

The bedrooms are luxurious with the master and bedroom two featuring decadent ensuites and dressing rooms.

One of the remaining three bedrooms also benefits from an ensuite shower room. There is also a traditional style family bathroom.

En suite bathroom at Ballyaughlis Lodge. There is a freestanding roll top bath and wash hand basin.

If these interiors are not enough, this millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland also comes with mature country gardens and a woodland backdrop which provides complete privacy.

There are well-maintained lawns, an abundance of mature flowers, trees and shrubs and a large sun terrace that is accessed from the garden room.

The rear exterior of Ballyaughlis Lodge. Well maintained gardens can be seen to the front and back of the property along with an array of trees. A patio area can be seen with a dining area. This image is used in the Millionaire mansion in Northern Ireland on the market blog post.

An all weather tennis court is found in the lower garden area.

The impressive outbuildings feature a self contained flat above the double garage along with a home gym which includes mirrored walls and impact flooring.

There are also two stores, a potting shed and a gardener’s shed.

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