Malone Area Guide
Wed 20 May 2015
The Malone area of South Belfast has long been regarded as Belfast’s premier residential area and for good reason.
Location and access close to the regional motorway network, excellent bus and train connections.
The Malone Road itself and the Lisburn Road are main arterial roads into and out of Belfast City Centre. The Lisburn Road benefits from a number of train stops and bus services.
Accommodation in the area has a wide range of property with purpose built apartment blocks, small terraced houses and large detached mansions. The Malone area has property to cater for every requirement.
Living in the Malone area has many benefits being a short walk or drive to many large green spaces. If you want a break from shopping on the Lisburn Road you can go to Drumglass Park with its children’s play facilities or visit the annual rose festival in Lady Dixon Park or perhaps go to the many acres of Barnett’s Park and the River Lagan and nature reserve.
Eating and Spending
The Lisburn Road often known as the Bond Street of Belfast continues to provide a wide and diverse range of boutiques, specialist food delis and restaurants and coffee shops. This is a 3 mile shoppers paradise from High Street regulars such as Marks and Spencers and Mama JoJo Bebe to Hugo Thomas and Posh Frocks and numerous art galleries there is something for everyone in the family.
After or sometimes before shopping there is time to relax in one of the many bars, coffee shops or restaurants from local celebrity chefs at Dean and Decano to a flat white in Clements Coffee or watching the Ulster Rugby team in The Albany. In addition the Kings Hall hosts a wide range of exhibitions and a major redevelopment of the site is being planned over the next 10 years which will undoubtedly add to the attraction of the Malone area.
For those that prefer a slower paced activity Malone, Dunmurry and Balmoral Golf Clubs offer some of the best parkland courses in Northern Ireland in addition to excellent food and entertainment.
For growing families the Malone area boasts some of the very best primary and secondary schools in Northern Ireland providing and promoting the highest standards in education, music and sport. Some of the former pupils are world leaders in their respective fields.
With many attractive tree lined avenues mixing Victorian, Edwardian and modern styles Malone is a much sought after area. There is no getting away from the fact that Malone is an expensive place to invest but with so many attractive features it continues to be popular with a wide range of people.
Average prices in the Malone Area are rising with prices ranging from
1 Bedroom properties around £90,000.00 to large detached houses in excess of 5 bedrooms up to and in excess of £2,000,000.
Average rental in Malone is £775 per month.
If you are looking to buy, sell, rent or let a property in Malone make sure you get in contact with our team on 028 90683 711.