Lakeside, 157 Finaghy Road South, Belfast, BT10 0DA is beautifully situated in three acres of mature gardens with a variety of trees and shrubs overlooking Willis Lake. Situated in the quiet and much sought after residential suburbs of south Belfast, the house has good on-site car parking. The home sits back from the main road creating a secluded environment.
Lakeside is 4 miles from Belfast City Centre via the Malone Road. Citybus Metro Services 8A and 8B has a stop within 25m of the entrance, providing a bus service to Belfast 6 times per hour. All of these busses pass Queen’s University and service 8A also passes Stranmillis College. Finaghy railway halt is 1.1mile away. Lakeside is 16 miles from Belfast International Airport (BFS) and 10 miles from George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD). Both airports are accessible by frequent bus from Europa Bus centre, which is served by Citybus Metro 8A and 8B.
There are convenience stores 0.4miles away at Erinvale (Mace, hairdresser and hot-food bar) and 0.7miles away at the Dub (Co-Op, post office and pharmacy). Finaghy is 1 mile away with a range of local shops and banks and also a library and health centre.
There are a number of evangelical churches within a radius of 2 to 3 miles of various denominations. Belfast Bible College is 2.2miles away.
The boundary of Lagan Valley Regional Park is within a quarter mile, with Mary Peter’s Athletic Track 0.6miles. The Regional Park also gives easy access to Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park and Barnett‘s Demesne all within a mile of Lakeside with many opportunities for jogging and walking. The Lagan “towpath” is an ideal cycle route and quiet footpath linking Belfast and Lisburn City Centres.
Lakeside has a large lounge with piano which would be suitable to be used as a lecture room. There is also a sun-lounge adjoining a dining room with tables of 4 to 6 for up to 40 people to eat. Adjacent to the dining room, the kitchen is equipped with dual-fuel cookers and a separate utility area. Also on the ground floor is a quiet/interview room (shown as office on the plan) and a medical room (shown as bedroom 3) and a small store.
Five bedrooms are located on the ground floor, nine on the middle level and three on the upper level where the office (shown as staff room) is also located. All bedrooms have wash-hand basins with hot and cold water. A laundry with two washing machines and two tumble driers is on the middle floor. The upper floor would make an ideal staff flat. An elevator serves the middle level, but this could be decommissioned if desired.
The home comes fully equipped as a residential home for College Students including furniture, bedding, kitchen utensils and crockery and even a ride-on lawn mower.