County Antrim

Area Guide For County Antrim

Antrim is a town in County Antrim in the northeast of Northern Ireland, on the banks of the Six Mile Water, half a mile north-east of Lough Neagh. It had a population of 20,001 people in the 2001 Census. The town is the administrative centre of Antrim Borough Council. It is 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Belfast by rail, and was, until recently, also served by the railway line from Lisburn. A battle was fought near Antrim between the English and Irish in the reign of Edward III; and in 1642 a naval engagement took place on Lough Neagh, for Viscount Massereene and Ferrard (who founded Antrim Castle in 1662) had a right to maintain a fighting fleet on the lough. The Society of United Irishmen launched a rebellion in 1798, which began in Leinster and quickly spread to Ulster. The United Irishmen had been founded in 1791 by liberal Protestants in Belfast. Its goal was to unite Catholics and Protestants and make Ireland an independent republic. Although its membership was mainly Catholic, many of its leaders and members in northeast Ulster were Protestant Presbyterians. On 7 June 1798, about 4000 United Irishmen led by Henry


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Estimated Price: £161,781
Average Asking Price: £147,967
Price change in last one year: £5,045
Average Price Paid: £160,000
Average Rent Rates: £490


Property Prices Breakdown in County Antrim

Average Price for property in County Antrim is around £161,781 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £240,811 for detached house to around £133,025 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £101,308 and a flat is worth £95,235. Values have been changing and have risen £2,371 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £7,033 in last 6 months, £5,045 in last 1 year, £3,442 in last 2 years, £8,396 in last 3 years, £12,962 in last 4 years and £24,802 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in County Antrim is around £147,967 based on approximately 0 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 47 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £490 per month.

Estimated property value in County Antrim is £161,781. Average asking price is £147,967 while average price paid is £160,000 which is up by £24,802 and Avg. asking rent £490.Based on an Online Survey

Buyers are willing to pay high dollar prices to grab these properties because of the recent trend in real estate investment especially in County Antrim area. In last 5 years alone average price buyer paid is around £160,000 based on approximately 1 sales in County Antrim area alone.


Properties For Sale in County Antrim


Breakdown of asking prices for homes of different sizes show that price varies clearly based on no of bedrooms and type of house. Asking price for a house with 1 bedroom is around £70,000, £101,325 for a 2 bedroom house, £114,790 for a 3 bedroom house, £203,642 for a 4 bedroom house and £297,202 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £92,505 for a 2 bedroom to £101,238 for a 3 bedroom Flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in County Antrim it comes to around average £70,000 for 1 bedroom property, £95,547 for 2 bedroom, £114,237 for 3 bedroom, £203,642 for 4 bedroom and £297,202 for a 5 bedroom property.

Rent per calendar month varies similarly based on type and size of the house. If you look at the rents per month for houses alone it can vary from £468 for 2 bedroom to £529 for 3 bedroom and £618 for 4 bedroom. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £391. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £488 and £494 for 3 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £391 rent per month for single bedroom property, £478 for 2 bedroom, £523 for 3 bedroom and approximately £618 for 4 bedroom property in County Antrim area.

Popular Houses in County Antrim

Disclaimer : Location real estate estimates and values are based on House price index background data and Sales data provided by United Kingdom Land registry Records available as public records from their website. This information is updated monthly on our website and may not reflect all public transactions. This information is based on estimated calculation generated from our developed algorithms. We are striving to make this information as accurate and useful as possible. This data covers the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1/1/1995 to 9/1/2014. © Crown copyright 2014. Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2014.

Areas in and around County Antrim