Formerly the residence of the late Dr Hugh Francis Reynolds M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., - 3rd order of St Francis and Mrs Mabel Augusta Reynolds & Family.
Dr Reynolds studied medicine at the Queens University, Belfast.
The family maintains close links with their childhood home /community and visit regularly.
Recently modernized to a high standard this property offers comfortable accommodation in Bangor town center only 50 yards from Coastal Walk/Marina. A short stroll to Pickie and the beautiful views of Co. Down and Co Antrim coast line as well as Belfast Lough.
Whilst at Queens University my father joined The Queens University Officer Training Corps where he made friends with a law student named Robert Blair Mayne from nearby Newtownards later to become Lt Colonel Robert Blair Mayne - DSO 2 Bars, Croix de Guerre, Legion d`Honneur, Sportsman, Freemason and a founding member of British Special Air Services.
Although my own father Dr Frank died aged 37 Oct 1952 of malignant hypertension - high blood pressure to you and me - before I was born and Col Robert died 3yrs later, over the years I was privy to many little stories that where held within the family, - of visits he had made to 15 Southwell Road or Stella Maris (Star of the Sea) as it was then called. - and would be discussed from time to time not least when the great wars would be mentioned or when the famous war movies of the 50`s – 60` would come on the TV that required a hero to face down some great injustice.
Stella Maris also helped out during Bangor bombing in early 70`s when and as a precaution, residents of nearby King St had to leave their homes - my mother invited them in for a cup of tea for an hour or so. Some of the folks remarked that it was like old times when as patients of my father they sat in the same sitting room that was then his waiting room 20 years earlier.
During the Hungarian revolution in 1956, refugees from hungry stayed in Bangor. They were sleeping in what was the Elim Church on Southwell Road and in the morning I would see the families pass my house to go for breakfast into the Crofton Hotel on the Queens Parade. It was summer I believe and as a child of barely 3 years I have fond memories of meeting some of the children and each morning I would climb up on the settee to wave to them as they went by with their parents.
I had hoped to include photos and captions of Bangor’s Street parties during celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II Coronation 1953. Unfortunately I loaned this special edition 1953 of the Co. Down (Bangor spectator) spectator to Bangor spectator in 2002. I never got this paper back again.
1 Bed Self-Contained Furnished Apartment
15 Southwell Road, Bangor. County Down
Person more important than money
Suited to Professional/working person, non-smoker, who wishes to reside in a peaceful and homely environment.
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The apartments comply with all safety regulations (Gas, Electric, Fire Alarms etc.)
Certificate Number: NI4939FF8C
Details are correct as of March 2019.
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This spacious and well appointed apartment is located on Bangor's Southwell Road and is available fully furnished.
Recently modernized to a high standard :
PIV Wall Mounted Unit ECO2 is energy efficient, controls condensation. It introduces fresh, filtered air throughout the property. +100mm Kingspan Installed to Bay Window Walls ,Gable Wall internally. 150mm Kingspan to Bathrooms + Loose fill insulation 8" added beneath floors. New Bathroom Suites + Heated Towel Rails + Filter less Fans added. With Velux added to 15c Bathroom.
Cooker Hoods added .
this property offers comfortable accommodation in Bangor's town centre, only 50 yards from Coastal Walk/Marina.
A short stroll to Pickie and the beautiful views of County Down and the County Antrim coastline as well as Belfast Lough.
The Landlord resides at Angel Valley Apartments.
Apartment 15b Southwell Rd Bangor BT20 3AQ
Lounge with large bay windows.
With BT phone connection
Catches the sun between noon and 8pm during the summer
Kitchen with washer/dryer, cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave.
catches the sun between noon and 8pm during the summer
Shower/toilet with Dimplex pull cord hot air wall heater
A small storage cupboard is provided
Decorated in neutral colours.
Double glazed throughout
Fermus Gas Central Heating
Fully Integrated Fire/Smoke Alarm System.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm.
Secure Intercom System
Ideally suited to a mature person who appreciates a comfortable, stable and secure environment.
Coastal walk/shops/Bangor Bay/Marina -1 min walk
Train/Bus Station :- 5 min walk
Carnegie Library :- 8 min walk
Places of worship :- 1-10 min walk
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