If you are searching for a beautifully maintained period home that is steeped in history, then look no further than The Old Lodge in Ballymena.

Resting on the Fenaghy Road, this detached chalet bungalow is known to be one of County Antrim’s finest former gate lodges. Only a short drive to Ballymena town centre, an array of local amenities are nearby. The Galgorm Golf Resort and Spa closely neighbours the home.

Lounge interior at The Old Lodge. This room features an open fire with brick surround.

This property dates back to 1831 and is Grade II listed. The covered front porch is also Grade II listed and is complete with charming terracotta tiles.

Moving inside and the interior features an open plan living / dining room which is complete with an open fire with brick fireplace and beam mantle.

The period charm has been preserved in the kitchen and this area is fitted with beautiful oak units and a breakfast bar.

Kitchen interior at The Old Lodge. This kitchen includes high and low level fitted oak units and a beamed ceiling. Image used in 189-year-old Ballymena Gate Lodge on the market blog post.

Terracotta tiles appear once again in the bathroom, an area which benefits from both a bath and an electrical shower.

The downstairs bedroom has been converted into a study and would make a great office for those who work from home.

Two further bedrooms are found on the first floor. One of these bedrooms benefits from built-in wardrobes.

Bathroom interior at The Old Lodge. This room contains exposed timbers on the roof and top half of the walls. Image used in the 189-year-old Ballymena Gate Lodge on the market blog post

This property also benefits from a garage and a studio.

The Old Lodge rests on a site that extends to 0.7 acres. Outside there is an enclosed brick pavia patio along with gardens that feature lawns and a small orchard area.

Good transport links are nearby making it a great location for working commuters. This location is an easily commutable distance from Belfast and the respective airports. This home is also only moments from Cullybackey and Ballymena stations.

The exterior of The Old Lodge. Neat gardens are seen to the front and side of the property. A brick pathway leads to the front of the house.

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