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Ballavale (also known as Balnahowin)

Introduction

Ballavale is an early 19th-century villa with a terrace and steps down to a seven-acre garden featuring ornamental trees and shrubs.

History

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Steps
  • Urn
  • Description: There are two metal urns.
  • Pond
  • Description: Lily pond
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Cedar of Lebanon
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Cinnamon bark myrtle
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Red-flowered rhododendron, possibly of the R. arboreum series.
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Copper beech
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Large pine
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Villa

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

2.7

References

References