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Own a slice of history with this Lisburn property

This property for sale in Lisburn offers luxury living on the second floor in one of the cities most historic buildings.

Glenmore House, which dates back to the 1700s, has a rich association with the linen industry. It also hosted a visit by British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the 1930s.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area in Apt 55 Glenmore House. The kitchen with island unit can be seen in the background of the image. A dark corner sofa with bright cushions are found at the forefront along with glass table. 3 books sit on this glass table. To the right there is a shelving unit with more books and house plants.

This property was originally called Lambeg House. It was home to Francis Seymour, 1st Viscount Conway who lived in it for many years. The building became known locally as ‘The Lord’s House’.

In 1925 it became a cutting-edge research centre when it was taken over by the Linen Industry Research Association (LIRA).

The then Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, toured the facility in 1933 while staying at Hillsborough Castle with the Governor, the Duke of Abercorn.

The open plan living room interior in Apt 55 Glenmore House. Bright cushions are placed on a dark corner sofa. This corner sofa juxtaposes with the white walls. A shelving unit can be seen beside the TV where an array of plants and books are found. A ceiling beam can also be seen.

LIRA’s activities at Glenmore continued until it was closed down in the early 1990s when its extensive research library was purchased by Lisburn City Council and is now housed in the Irish Linen Centre Lisburn Museum where it is open to the public.

The grand old mansion house was then converted into modern gated residential apartment complex.

Number 55 Glenmore House is a magnificent second floor apartment on the market for £169,950 with Simon Brien Residential.

The open plan kitchen area in Apt 55 Glenmore House. An island unit rests in the middle of the kitchen area with two stools in front of the island. Wooden beams can be seen on the ceiling. Image used in the Own a slice of history with this Lisburn property blog post.

This immaculate, upmarket home offers a large entrance hall, an open plan living / dining room with feature high ceiling and exposed beams, a separate kitchen area, master bedroom with en suite, additional double bedroom and a luxury family bathroom.

The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is a unique and contemporary area complete with Formica worktops, an island unit, stainless steel appliances and is plumbed for a washing machine.

The bedroom interior at Apt 55 Glenmore House. A double bed sits in the middle of the room and is complete with a light blue blanket and matching cushion. A house plant is found in the corner of the room. Image used in the Own a slice of history with this Lisburn property blog post.

The apartment has the added comfort of underfloor heating and comes with a shared outdoor barbecue area.

Located close to Lisburn and only a 15 minute drive to Belfast, this area is great for working commuters, young professionals and growing families. A selection of local amenities, restaurants, pubs, schools and the Lambeg train halt are only a short stroll away.

The exterior of Apt 55 Glenmore House. An array of plants and shrubs can be seen outside the building. Image used in the Own a slice of history with this Lisburn property blog post.

This building is set behind electric gates which offers an element of security and privacy.

This property for sale in Lisburn offers the perfect opportunity to own a slice of history.

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