We are delighted to offer for sale, this truly unique and most impressive detached family home occupying a spacious and private setting within this highly desirable and most convenient residential location,`The Old School House` is without doubt, one of South Belfast`s best kept secrets.
Built in 1833 as the original school house, the property has retained many of its original features and benefited from major refurbishment in recent years with many architectural salvage features being added to further enhance the 19th century charm and appeal which this truly fabulous home has to offer. Amongst the many notable details and Victorian aura is the kitchen window seat which is said to be made from the same timber used by Harland and Wolfe during construction of the Titanic.
Viewers will not fail to be impressed with each room offering bespoke and unique features that have been carefully restored and maintained to create this exceptional residence.
In addition, there is a recently constructed large garage building with separate lobby entrance and stairs leading to a spacious home office which will be perfect for those who wish to work from home yet remain within a short commute to the city centre.
We are confident this fine property will not disappoint and this sale represents a very rare opportunity to acquire such a unique residence, early viewing is strongly recommended.
A Most Impressive And Exceptionally Well Presented Detached Residence Occupying A Spacious And Private Setting
Superb Four Bedroom Family Accommodation Extending To Approximately 2500 Square Feet
Many Original And Bespoke Features To Include Architectural Salvage From Church Interiors
Prime South Belfast Location Close To Forestside, Excellent Schools For All Ages And Regular Transport Facilities To Belfast City Centre
Reception Hall And Open Plan Dining Room With Fireplace, French Door To Patio And Pitch Pine Staircase To Gallery Landing
Drawing Room With Period Marble Fireplace And Large Windows With Flared Reveals
Family Room With Reclaimed Pine Fireplace
Spacious Country Kitchen And Dining Area With AGA Oil Fired Range
Rear Hall And Porch / Utility Room With Adjoining Shower Room And Cloakroom With WC
Four Good Sized Bedrooms
Victorian Bathroom With Roll Top Bath Tub On Ball And Claw Feet Plus Shower Cubicle With Mira Sport Electric Shower
Mature And Well Screened Gardens With Various Seating Areas To Enjoy The South Westerly Aspects
Large Detached Garage With Remote Control Roller Door And Separate Lobby Entrance With Luxury Fitted Shower Room And Stairs Leading To Spacious Home Office
Driveway With Cast Iron Double Gates Leading To Spacious Parking And Turning Area To Rear
Oil Fired Central Heating Plus AGA Link To Heat Hot Water
Double Glazed Windows / Alarm System / Virgin High Speed Broadband Connection
Architectural And Salvage Features Include Original Gothic Style Windows, Reclaimed Pine Floors And Internal Doors, Pitch Pine Staircase And Gallery Landing With Reclaimed Newel Posts And Cast Iron Victorian Balustrades, Exposed Stone Interior Walls And An Original Victorian Bathroom Suite With Wash Hand Basin Branded By Thomas Crapper & Company
Panelled entrance door with fan light window. Natural stone polished tiled floor. Feature exposed stone wall and double doors with etched glass windows leading to reception hall.
Reclaimed pine floor. Exposed stone wall. Feature pitch pine staircase with reclaimed cast iron baulstrades. Reclaimed newel posts and hand rails. Open plan and steps down to dining room.
DINING ROOM: - 3.05m (10'0") x 3.06m (10'0")
Large open fireplace with raised stone hearth. Large pitch pine mantle. French door leading to paved patio area.
DRAWING ROOM: - 6m (19'8") x 4.11m (13'6")
Marble fireplace and slate hearth. Three large ceiling height windows with flared reveals.
FAMILY ROOM: - 4.5m (14'9") x 4.26m (14'0")
Attractive reclaimed pine fire surround with exposed brick chimney breast. Large fire grate and slate hearth. Large window overlooking private rear aspects. Recessed bookcase beside fireplace with reclaimed pine surround. Reclaimed pine floor.
SPACIOUS KITCHEN AND DINING AREA: - 6.12m (20'1") x 4.32m (14'2")
Built in units with Belfast ceramic sink. Solid pitch pine work top. Exposed stone wall. Large windows. Aga oil fired range connected to domestic hot water system. Reclaimed pine floor. Feature exposed stone wall.
UTILITY ROOM: - 3.8m (12'6") x 2.74m (9'0")
Exposed stone wall. Panelled rear door and side panels with etched glass windows. Quarry tiled floor. Steps out to open porch with stone pillars.
WC. Wash hand basin in pine wash stand. Exposed stone wall. Recessed shelves. Quarry tiled floor.
Shower area with shower attachment. Wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Quarry tiled floor.
Feature gallery landing with pine floor and Victorian cast iron baulstrades overlooking reception hall and exposed stone wall. Range of built in robes with sliding mirror doors and access to eave storage. Feature reclaimed pine corbels.
BEDROOM (1): - 6m (19'8") x 4.24m (13'11")
Measurement to include range of built in robes with sliding mirror doors. Raised area with built in units. Large roof window and feature dormer window overlooking gardens. Exposed roof timbers.
BEDROOM (2): - 6m (19'8") x 3m (9'10")
Built in robe and laminated timber floor. Exposed roof timbers.
BEDROOM (3): - 5.5m (18'1") x 2.95m (9'8")
Measurements taken to widest points.Three steal windows. Laminated timber floor.
BEDROOM (4): - 3.75m (12'4") x 3.15m (10'4")
Measurements taken to widest points. Large roof window. Feature low window. Measurement to include range of built in robes. Exposed roof timber.
TRADITIONAL VICTORIAN BATHROOM:
Roll top bath tub. Low flush wc. Wash hand basin on cast iron decorative supports.Tiled splash back with mirror overmantle. Heated towel rail. Tiled shower cubicle with bifolding glass door and Mira Sport electric shower. Steal window above. Two velux roof windows. Part panelled walls.
Feature reclaimed pine doors and surrounds.
Spacious gardens laid in lawns with a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and climbing plants. Driveway leading to gated entrance with original cast iron double gates leading to spacious parking and turning area to rear and garage block.
SPACIOUS GARAGE: - 6.04m (19'10") x 5.26m (17'3")
Remote control roller door. Light and power points. Stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap. Plaster finish walls and ceiling.
SIDE ACCESS LOBBY WITH SEPARATE PEDESTRIAN DOOR:
Tiled floor. Staircase leading to first floor home office/games room.
LUXURY FITTED SHOWER ROOM:
Tiled shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. Close couple low flush wc. Tiled floor.
HOME OFFICE OR GAMES ROOM: - 5.27m (17'3") x 5.16m (16'11")
Laminated timber floor. Two gable windows. Range of built in storage units. Measurement to include stairs.
SEPARATE BOILER HOUSE WITH OIL FIRED BOILER
We have been advised the tenure for this property is leasehold and the annual ground rent is £30, we recommend the purchaser and their solicitor verify the details.
For period April 2021 to March 2022 £2899.50
From Forestside proceed along the outer ring road, take first left into Newtownbreda Road, number 15 is the first property on the right.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.