Photo 1 of 40
For Sale

Brook Cottage, 87-89 Old Holywood Road, BELFAST, County Antrim, BT4 2HL

Asking Price


Calculate Mortgage Now
3 Beds
2 Receptions
D 55
EPC Rating

Location of Brook Cottage

Old Holywood Road

My Important Places

Add important places to see how far they are from this property.


  • Detached cottage circa 1850
  • Circa 1500 Sq. Ft.
  • Three double bedrooms, third bedroom mezzanine
  • Two plus reception rooms
  • Utility room and downstairs WC
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Double glazed throughout
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Detached garage
  • Viewing strictly by private appointment


VESTIBULE: 1.35m x 0.99m (4' 5" x 3' 3")
Quarry tiled floor, tongue and groove ceiling, barn style hardwood front door with glazed fan light into:
DINING HALL: 5.77m x 3.78m (18' 11" x 12' 5")
At widest points and into bay. Glazed hardwood door, quarry tiled floor with carpet inset in dining area, tongue and groove ceiling, Inglenook fireplace with brick surround, gas fired double fronted stove, storage under stairs.
DRAWING ROOM: 5.72m x 4.98m (18' 9" x 16' 4")
At widest points. Fireplace with carved wood surround, ornate cast iron and tiled inset with slate tiled hearth, gas fire, tongue and groove panelled ceiling.
KITCHEN: 3.25m x 3.1m (10' 8" x 10' 2")
Range of solid wood high and low level units, integrated double Smeg Villager oven, Neff 5 ring gas hob with extractor fan and built in lighting, Belfast sink unit with mixer taps, floor level blow heater, partially tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, recessed lighting.
LIVING AREA: 3.28m x 3.15m (10' 9" x 10' 4")
Recessed lighting, ceramic tiled floor, range of built in cupboards, dresser unit with glazed display cupboard and shelving, double French doors opening onto rear patio and garden.
UTILITY AREA: 2.13m x 1.88m (7' 0" x 6' 2")
Granite worktop with recess for freezer, plumbed and vented for gas tumble dryer, plumbed for washing machine, solid barn style rear door, part tongue and groove panelled walls.
CLOAKROOM: 1.88m x 1.78m (6' 2" x 5' 10")
Low flush WC, range of built in storage units, drawers and cupboards with granite worktops, built in Roca sink unit with mixer taps, velux window. Part tongue and groove panelled walls.
Stairs to:
MEZZANINE BEDROOM (3): 4.98m x 3.78m (16' 4" x 12' 5")
At widest points. Recessed lighting, tongue and groove panelled ceiling, fireplace with cast iron surround and slate tiled hearth (not in use).
MASTER BEDROOM: 3.84m x 3.81m (12' 7" x 12' 6")
Tongue and groove panelled ceiling.
BEDROOM (2): 3.28m x 3.07m (10' 9" x 10' 1")
WALK IN WARDROBE: 2.39m x 1.04m (7' 10" x 3' 5")
Range of hanging rails and shelving, plumbed for ensuite.
BATHROOM: 3.15m x 3.12m (10' 4" x 10' 3")
Traditional white suite comprising: Fully tiled shower with dual shower head and thermostatic shower unit, stand alone ball and claw roll top bath with mixer taps, traditional vanity sink unit with tiled worktop, half tongue and groove panelled walls, ceramic tiled floor, recessed low voltage spotlighting, low flush WC, walk in hotpress with Worcester Bosch combi gas boiler and slatted shelving. Electric underfloor heating. Extractor fan.
DETACHED GARAGE: 5.61m x 3.35m (18' 5" x 11' 0")
Roller shutter door. Light and power.


Previously two semi detached cottages which were reputedly occupied by the butler and the chauffeur on the Glenmachan Estate, Brook Cottage is both a charming and unique property situated on the island site on the Old Holywood Road. Circa 1850, the cottage is part of a number of neighbouring properties that were formerly the old farm house, the coach house, labourer's cottages on the estate and this is what gives this area a village type 'feel'. The cottage was sympathetically converted into a detached house in the 1990's but still retains many original features as well as its double digit address!
The cottage enjoys three bedrooms (third bedroom mezzanine), walk in wardrobe, and bathroom to the first floor. The ground floor offers two reception rooms, kitchen open plan to a further living area and a utility and WC. Furthermore the property benefits from extensive and mature gardens and a detached garage. The owner's builder was instrumental in helping create brick pathways, walls and raised flowerbeds but ultimately the garden has been a labour of love and has evolved from a passion for cottage type flowers and shrubs which have been collected from Mountstewart to Cornwall! The terraced river bank provides colour all year round and the small vegetable patch provides a selection of herbs, fruit and vegetables in summer.
Convenient location just a stroll to Cairnburn Park and with the restaurant and cafe culture of both Ballyhackamore Village and the Belmont Road within 5 minutes drive.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Asking Price£375,000
  • Stamp Duty: £8,750*

* Stamp duty rates provided as a guide only. Additional charges may apply. Please refer to the tax service's website for more information.

Mortgage Calculator

in association withUlster Bank
£1,611.28 per month
How much could I borrow?

These results are not provided by Ulster Bank and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances. Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Contact Agent

Simon Brien Residential (North Down)
60A High Street

Energy Performance Certificate

This property has an energy efficiency rating of

D 55

Other costs to budget for

Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors

Get a free property legal expenses quotation