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HomeFarming NewsPHOTOS: Former beetling mill offering 'privacy, charm and character'
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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PHOTOS: Former beetling mill offering ‘privacy, charm and character’

New to the market at £595,000 is a 4-bed detached house, a former beetling mill, which has been “beautifully and sympathetically restored”.

Simon O’Brien is handling the sale of Whiggleton Mill, 41 Greenfield Road, Kells, Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

The selling agent claims the property “offers privacy, charm and character both inside and out”.


Set off the road, accessed via a ford, the south-facing 1-acre site is surrounded by mature trees, river frontage with a large yard, vegetable and flower gardens, fruit trees, borders, woodland garden, and lawns.

Popular and convenient location on edge of a village, approx. 30 mins from Belfast City Centre, 20 mins from International Airport and ferry ports.

Key features
  • “Exceptionally” restored and renovated watermill with a waterwheel and large outbuilding, yard and mature gardens
  • Fully restored & renovated with accommodation providing…
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Country kitchen with a range of appliances (including falcon range cooker) seating and dining areas, multifuel stove (back boiler) door to balcony
  • Exposed stone in living room with vaulted ceiling. Multifuel stove. East, south and west facing with views of gardens and river
  • Bathroom and a shower room
  • Externally, mature, and varied garden spaces, large outbuilding (low mill), ample yard
  • Popular & convenient semi-rural location, approximately 30 minutes from Belfast & 20 minutes from Belfast International Airport
Room details
Ground Floor

Entrance Hall:

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  • Tiled floor and cloak space.


  • 21′ 3″ x 15′ 7″
  • Tiled floor.


  • 15′ 9″ x 10′ 3″
  • Tiled floor.


  • 12′ 3″ x 12′ 0″
  • Tiled floor.


  • Free-standing bath. Shower / wet room, with shower attachment. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor.


  • Belfast sink and plumbed for washing machine.
First Floor


  • 26′ 0″ x 20′ 0″
  • Vaulted ceiling. Wood-burning stove. Oak floor. Exposed stone surround.


  • 25′ 3″ x 17′ 11″
  • Excellent range of high- and low-level units with inset sink. 5 ring Range electric oven. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Tiled floor. Cast iron wood-burning stove. Access to balcony.


  • Shower enclosure. Low flush WC. Wash hand basin in vanity unit. Ceramic tiled floor.
Second Floor


  • 20′ 4″ x 15′ 6″
  • Wash hand basin in vanity unit. Built-in wardrobe. Access to eaves storage. Laminate wooden floor.


  • The property is accessed by two entrances. Large yard area. Substantial shed/storage facilities. Well-tended formal gardens.

For further information, contact the selling agents.

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