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The Lhen, Andreas, IM7 3EH

Reference: DRP00928

 

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Overview

* Extended country house of character
* Totally private and secluded position with own access to the beach
* Includes around 23 acres of fertile rolling farmland
* Panoramic countryside views to the hills
* Breathtaking sunset views to the sea
* Beautifully presented and tastefully decorated throughout
* Continually and assiduously maintained over the years
* 30' Long Reception Hall
* Delightful Front Sun Lounge
* 22' Principal Lounge
* Separate Formal 17' Dining Room
* 23' Magnet Fitted Family Dining Kitchen with Utility Room off
* Rear Sun Porch with a Boiler Room off
* Ground Floor Shower Room off the Hall
* Possible Guest Wing accommodation including Sitting Room, Bedroom and Modern Family Bathroom
* Study/4th Bedroom
* 2 First floor Bedrooms and a Family Shower Room
* Oil fired central heating
* uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows to most rooms
* Twin outbuildings ideal for conversion to holiday accommodation etc. subject to permissions
* Large Detached Barn/Garage approx. 43'
* Excellent scope to create equestrian facilities
* Immediate mature gardens and grounds of approximately 1 acre
* Viewing of this property highly recommended

A wonderful opportunity to acquire a unique, country house which has been completely renovated and systematically restored and maintained at considerable expense over the years to produce beautifully presented accommodation which is tastefully decorated throughout. The property offers flexible accommodation which can be adapted to form a self-contained guest wing which would also be suitable for a dependent relative etc. and also to create a completely private 1st floor master suite from the current master bedroom the re-fitted shower room off the landing and also the adjoining bedroom. The spacious accommodation briefly comprises: storm porch, 30' reception hall with a feature staircase and swiss chalet style beamed ceiling, sun lounge to the

front, principal lounge, separate formal dining room, Magnet fitted family dining kitchen, utility room, rear sun porch with a boiler room off, inner hall to the potential guest wing which has study/4th bedroom off, 2nd sitting room (which could be changed into an additional private bedroom), double bedroom and a modern fitted family bathroom. There is also a ground floor shower room off the main hall. To the 1st floor is a landing with 2 bedrooms off for which the master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and there is also a family shower room. The whole of this floor could be easily adapted to create spacious master en-suite facilities including a dressing room. Oil fired central heating is installed along with expensive uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows to the majority of the rooms.

Ballacallum Redgate, as previously mentioned, occupies a particularly peaceful and tranquil position on the outskirts of this quaint hamlet of The Lhen which itself is only some 5 minutes drive from Andreas Village with its amenities. In addition Ramsey town centre is only some 15/20 minutes drive away. The property is surrounded by its acres of farmland for which at the coastal end is private access down to the beach and coastline.

Properties of this nature are rarely offered for sale and therefore an inspection must be regarded as essential in order to appreciate the private and tranquil position, the breathtaking countryside and sea views, wonderful sunset views and also the spacious accommodation with the potential for conversion of outbuildings to provide holiday cottage accommodation and equestrian facilities if required.

The price is to include fitted floor coverings.

Ballacallum Redgate has immediate mature and established gardens of around 1 acre for which at the front, there are 2 lawned areas with flower and shrub beds and a circular front terrace area. Water tap. Large lawned rear garden containing mature trees and established hedging along with beach stone and paved patios the garden itself is in a sun trap and sheltered position. There is also an established vegetable garden awaiting cultivation.

DIRECTIONS TO PROPERTY:

From the traffic lights in Parliament Square proceed northwards out of Ramsey across the 2 mini roundabouts and the Stone Bridge onto Bowring Road. Follow this road out of town onto the Andrea Road where, on reaching Andreas Village continue past the Church and take the next turning on the left into the village centre. Proceed past the village shop and at the next left hand bend turn right at its crown onto the Kiondroughad Road. Follow this road into the picturesque countryside to its junction at the far end. Turn right and proceed towards The Lhen where the entrance to Ballacallum Redgate will be seen after approximately 150 yards on the left hand side. The splayed entrance and concrete apron make it easily accessible and it leads on to a long single track private lane meandering down to the house itself where there is a large shingled area providing right hand access to the barn/garaging and access via twin brick and stone pillars onto an extensive shingled forecourt area.

Details

GROUND FLOOR STORM PORCH uPVC double glazed double doors and side panels. Stone flagged floor. Light and power. A uPVC double glazed inner door leads to:

RECEPTION HALL (30'5" x 16'8" approx) Original exposed stone wall (formerly part of the original Granary). Swiss Chalet style open ceiling with exposed purlins. Wood laminate flooring. Brass electric switch plates. Built-in cloaks cupboard. Attractive turn staircase with an understairs office area. 2 radiator cabinets. Telephone point. Door to the Guest quarters.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM (9'7" x 7'4" approx) Well fitted with an Ideal Standard cream coloured suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fitted corner shower cubicle with an Aqualisa shower. Half tiled walls and matching full tiling to the shower cubicle. Ceramic tiled floor. Multi-rail towel warmer. Pine dado rail and skirting. Built-in wardrobe and double linen cupboard. Painted close boarded ceiling with extractor fan.

SUN LOUNGE (15'0" x 14'6" approx) Recessed fireplace housing a cream enamel finished multi-fuel stove. Rafted ceiling. Triple aspect uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows. Ceramic tiled floor. Brass electric switch plates. Bevel edged multi-paned pine sliding double doors and side panels from the Hall.

LOUNGE (21'11" x 16'11" approx) Feature fireplace with a marble surround, mantle and hearth flanked by twin built-in low level bookcases. Jotul cream finished enamel gas cast-iron stove. uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows and a gable bow window with sea views. Brass electric switch plates and television socket. Wood laminate flooring. Ornate coved ceiling and frieze. Pine skirtings and architraves. NB. A centre section of the dividing wall to the dining room can be opened up to provide access to this adjoining room.

DINING ROOM (17'9" x 16'11" approx) Ornate coving and ceiling frieze. uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows to a bay again with sea views. Wood laminate flooring. Feature decorative fireplace. Exposed stone feature to one wall. Pine skirtings and architraves. Serving hatch to the kitchen.

FAMILY DINING KITCHEN (23'6 x 10'0" approx) Painted Herringbone tongued and grooved ceiling. High quality Magnet designed and fitted range of cream finished base units, 2 pan drawer units, articulated corner cupboard with shelving, wall cupboards and 2 glazed display cabinets all with a soft close function. Plate rack. Fitted laminated worktops with a white ceramic inset sink complete with a chrome high-neck mixer tap. Mosaic tiled splashbacks. Wonderful sea views. Tiled recessed fireplace set into a natural stone chimney breast housing a Racing Green oil fired Rayburn Range cooker. Integrated appliances comprise: Hotpoint electric oven, black ceramic touch-control hob, extractor canopy, fridge and dishwasher. Dimplex electric kick-space heater. Freeview television connection. Telephone point. Delft rack to the dining area. Ceramic tiled floor, pine skirtings and dado rail also to the dining area.

REAR SUN PORCH (10'11" x 8'9" approx) Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator cabinet. uPVC double glazed window and external door to the rear garden.

BOILER ROOM off Boulter Buderous oil fired boiler and Stelflow pressurised hot water tank.

GUEST WING INNER HALL Pine skirtings, dado and architrave. Ceramic tiled floor.

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 off (10'8" x 8'4" approx) Beamed ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Fitted bookcase. Brass electric switch plates.

SITTING ROOM/SNUG (16'6" x 12'2" approx) Impressive recessed fireplace with an oak and pine mantle and a Jotul cream finished gas fired enamel cast-iron stove. Beamed ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Television point. Brass electric switch plates. Recessed display with glass shelving. NB. This room could easily be reconfigured to create an additional private bedroom. Also the original private doorway could be re-opened to provide separate access if required.

BEDROOM 3 (17'2" x 8'2" approx) Beamed ceiling. Wood laminate flooring. Brass electric switch plates. Radiator cabinet. Shuttered uPVC double glazed windows.

FAMILY BATHROOM (9'0" x 5'9" approx) Fitted with a modern suite in classic white comprising freestanding tub style bath with a freestanding chrome mixer tap/hand shower, vanity unit with an integrated sink and cupboards along with twin high-level cupboards. Fitted mirror with a light above. Shaver socket. WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Painted dado panelled walls. Multi-rail towel warmer.

LANDING with a wood laminate floor. Pine dado rail, skirtings and architraves.

MASTER BEDROOM (16'0" x 12'0" approx) Beautiful hardwood flooring reclaimed from the old Villiers Hotel. Twin built-in double wardrobes and a matching radiator cabinet. Beamed ceiling. Lovely sea and coastal views. Painted dado panelled walls.

BEDROOM 2 (12'0" x 8'7" approx) Beamed ceiling. Built-in wardrobe and matching radiator cabinet. Wood laminate flooring. Pleasant sea and coastal views. Brass electric switch plates.

SHOWER ROOM (7'5" x 7'1" approx) Again tastefully appointed and fitted with a modern suite in classic white comprising double size shower cubicle with a sliding screen door and an Aqualisa plumbed shower. Fully tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Fitted vanity wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap. WC with a concealed flush box. Fitted double cupboard and an additional tall cupboard. Illuminated mirror. Shaver socket. Multi-rail towel warmer. Ceramic tiled floor. Pleasant sea views.

OUTSIDE As previously mentioned the property occupies a lovely tranquil position within its own land of around 23 acres or thereabouts for which a land plan is attached which details field numbers. A private single track access lane follows the eastern boundary meandering down to the property where there is split access, the right hand leads to the substantial garaging and the left hand part of the driveway continues through the twin pillars onto a substantial shingled forecourt area. The land consists of well fenced rolling grass land, some fields with water laid on, which would be suitable for a variety of uses including the keeping of livestock as a smallholding or equestrian facilities should the large garage be adapted for stabling or separate stabling be constructed.

OUTBUILDINGS 2 Stone Built Semi-detached Outbuildings

The left hand property measures 25'3 x 13'6" approx, has a concrete floor and rendered walls. Light and power connected. Velux double glazed roof light.

The right hand property is approx. 35'7" x 13'1" again with a concrete floor and rendered walls. Velux double glazed roof light. Light and power. Stainless steel sink. Tiger multi-fuel stove.

Both these buildings offer excellent potential for conversion into holiday cottages etc. subject to the usual permissions being obtained.

GARAGE/BARN (43'7" x 28'8" approx) Electrically operated roller shutter door. Light and power connected. 3 uPVC double glazed windows. Arched fan light style feature front window. New roof. Timber stairs to a mezzanine storage area. 2000 litre bunded oil bulk storage tank. Again this building offers excellent scope should equestrian facilities be preferred in that it could be sub-divided into loose boxes, tack room etc.

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SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Private drainage.
Bottle gas supply.
Oil fired central heating and pressurised hot water system.
uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows in most rooms.

ASSESSMENT

Rateable value £268 Approx

Rates payable £1161.22 (incl. of water rates).

TENURE FREEHOLD

VACANT POSSESSION ON COMPLETION

For further details and arrangements to view, please contact the Agents.


Features

Extended country house of character
Totally private and secluded position with own access to the beach
Includes around 23 acres of fertile rolling farmland
Panoramic countryside views to the hills
Breathtaking sunset views to the sea

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Type of property: House
Extended country house of character

Totally private and secluded position with own access to the beach

Includes around 23 acres of fertile rolling farmland

Panoramic countryside views to the hills

Breathtaking sunset views to the sea

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