Pear Tree Cottage is a 200-year-old cottage located in the Brookhall Estate, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.
The main house the cottage is attached to dates back 400 years, and was burned in 1641, then restored near 1750 by the Watson family.
Inside the cottage there is an open-plan fitted kitchen and living room with an electric log-effect fire, as well as a comfy sofa and TV, ideal for a romantic night in.
It has an attractive house-shaped, white bookcase with many books and quirky farm animal ornaments which show off the country feel of the property.
The kitchen is in a country style, with a Belfast sink, wooden worktops and stocked with all the appliances you could need.
There is one double bedroom with a skylight for you to relax in at the end of each day and do some stargazing, as well as a small shower room.
To the front of the property, there is a stone area with a variety of plants and benches, as well as a patio porch area with furniture provided.
To the rear of the property, there is a church which is available for marriage ceremonies.
Brookhall Estate has extensive grounds, with nature trails and beautifully landscaped gardens for guests to wander around.
The century-old pear tree can be found at the side of the property, which expands across the whole of the property wall.
It is famous among the locals, and is regularly visited.
While you enjoy your stay, why not visit the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum, a grand 18th century public building showcasing local history and the Irish linen industry?
Or you could visit Wallace Park, an outdoor recreation area with a playground, tennis courts and a cricket field, plus a gazebo and pond.
Castle Garden is also nearby, which is a landmark garden at the site of a 17th century manor, with manicured greenery, monuments and artefacts.
For the kids, there is Colin Glen Forest Park, a wooded park known for numerous kids' activities, including a rope course and a trail with statues.
Pear Tree Cottage is the place to be for those who enjoy the secluded countryside.
About the location
Dunmurry 4 miles; Belfast 8 miles
Lisburn is a city in Northern Ireland and is located 8 miles southwest of Belfast city centre, on the River Lagan.
Formerly a borough, Lisburn was granted city status in 2002 as part of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden jubilee celebrations, and is the third-largest city in Northern Ireland.
Lisburn's original site was a fort located north of modern-day Wallace Park.
It has become one of the main towns/cities in Northern Ireland for shopping.
Bow Street Mall houses over 70 stores, may eateries (including a food court) and a muti-storey car park with over 1000 spaces.
Lisburn Square, located off Bow Street, is an almost outdoor shopping centre.
It houses many high street stores as well as bars, restaurants and cafes.
Let's not forget Colin Glen Forest Park with its expansive grounds and many activities for children.
Steeped in history and local attractions, Lisburn is the ideal place to visit..