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The Beacon, 42 Newforge Lane, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5NW

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4 Beds
1 Reception
F 27
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Location of The Beacon

Travelling away from Belfast City Centre along Malone Road, turn left at the Balmoral junction onto Newforge Lane. 'The Beacon' is located along Newforge lane on the left hand side.

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  • Detached Residence Designed In 1959 Occupying Mature Secluded Site Extending To Approximately 2.8 Acres
  • Full Planning Permission Granted For A Substantial Period Style Residence With Over 6,500 Sq Ft Of Living Accommodation
  • Potential To Renovate & Extend Existing Dwelling (Subject To Relevant Planning Permissions)
  • Superb Residential Location With Ease Of Access To Belfast City Centre, Main Arterial Routes & Leading Primary And Grammar Schools
  • Spacious Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Kitchen Area With Aga
  • Four Bedrooms, Master With Ensuite Bathroom & Access To Veranda
  • Family Bathroom
  • Oil Fired Central Heating & Mains Gas
  • Sweeping Driveway To Parking / Turning Area
  • Detached Double Garage


Double opening entrance doors with full height leaded glazed panels to:
Feature stone wall. Solid wooden staircase with cast iron spindles leading to gallery landing. Parquet floor. Access to storage understairs. Wall light wiring.
Partially tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor.
Low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Partially tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor.
DRAWING ROOM: 7.32m x 4.67m (24' 0" x 15' 4")
Period style Inglenook fireplace with hardwood mantle, polished stone surround and hearth (open fire), stone recess. Sliding door to dining room. Views over mature gardens. Wall light wiring.
DINING ROOM: 6.4m x 3.96m (21' 0" x 13' 0")
Period style fireplace with hardwood mantel, stone surround and hearth (open fire). French doors leading to garden. Wood panelled walls. Wall light wiring.
Parquet floor. Walk-in larder.
KITCHEN: 5.44m x 2.67m (17' 10" x 8' 9")
Range of high and low level units. Inset Belfast sink unit. Oil fired Aga. Space for cooker. Space for fridge freezer. Partially tiled walls. Serving hatch to Dining room.
Wall light wiring.
MASTER BEDROOM: 7.42m x 4.75m (24' 4" x 15' 7")
Period style handcrafted fireplace with marble surround and hearth. French doors to veranda. Views over mature gardens.
Coloured suite comprising panelled bath. Fully tiled shower cubicle. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bidet
BEDROOM (2): 4.37m x 3.56m (14' 4" x 11' 8")
Connecting door to main bathroom.
BEDROOM (3): 3.51m x 3.45m (11' 6" x 11' 4")
Built-in shelving.
BEDROOM (4): 3.3m x 2.59m (10' 10" x 8' 6")
Access to roof space.
Coloured suite comprising, panelled bath. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls. Connecting door to Bedroom 2.
Approached by a sweeping driveway, the property occupies a private elevated setting with mature gardens laid in lawns, a profusion of mature shrubs and woodland. There are pleasant pathways through the woodland gardens. Generous parking and turning area to front of the property.
Full planning consent has been granted for a substantial period style residence. Application No.: Z/2014/1322/F Date: 21st December 2016 Status: Granted For further details on the approved dwelling, please contact Emma Brennan on 028 9066 8888 or via email ebrennan@simonbrien. com


Designed in 1959 by architect, Henry Lynn for Clement Wilson, 'The Beacon' is undoubtedly a unique home and setting in Malone.

'The Beacon' is a house of immense character with Norfolk Reed thatched roof, set in mature gardens and woodland extending to approximately 2.8 acres in the heart of Malone.

The setting enjoys all the attributes of peaceful, rural living with the Clement Wilson Park and the Lagan Valley literally on your doorstep. Yet despite this idyllic setting, the property enjoys easy access to the City Centre, main arterial routes, a range of leading primary and grammar schools, and the many social and recreational amenities available in South Belfast.

The property offers comfortable, well proportioned accommodation comprising, a spacious reception hall with gallery landing, cloakroom, impressive drawing room, wood panelled dining room, and kitchen with adjoining utility room. Upstairs there are four bedrooms including a spacious master bedroom with access to veranda, and ensuite bathroom.

The sale of 'The Beacon' represents a unique opportunity to acquire a landmark Malone property to extend and renovate to your individual specification or to redevelop and construct a magnificent new home in an idyllic rural, yet most accessible location.

Viewing is strictly by private appointment and is highly recommended.

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Asking Price£849,950
  • Stamp Duty: £32,497*

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