Abbeyhill is an elegant country Regency residence of substantial proportions sensitively re-imagined for the 21st century together with a 3 bedroom cottage, Abbecot, and which has been faultlessly maintained and presented in immaculate decorative order throughout.
Set in manicured grounds extending to approximately 1¾ acres, Abbeyhill together with Abbecot combines modern-day comfort and convenience with the signature traditional elegance of the Regency era.
The principal residence is distinguished by spacious reception rooms offering opportunities for entertaining on the grand scale and areas for more informal family living, central to which is a magnificent lantern-ceilinged orangery/conservatory. The accommodation is completed by a double aspect drawing room, formal dining room and large kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor and four bedrooms, a library/study and two bathrooms spread over the first and second floors.
Abbecot with its delightful courtyard setting and own easily manged garden area, is ideally suitable for an independent relative or staff, while an adjoining coach house offers a wealth of potential, subject to the usual planning consents for additional accommodation.
DIRECTIONS TO THE PROPERTY
Leaving Ramsey on the Lezayre Road (A3) Abbeyhill will be found after approximately 4 miles on the left hand side and identified by our For Sale board. This landmark property occupies an elevated position between Ramsey and Sulby and is approached across a cattle grid via wrought iron double gates opening onto a long imposing driveway with a gentle gradient and bordered by immaculate lawns, flower beds and mature shrubs that sweeps around to the front façade.
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L-shaped Reception Hall (18'0" x 5'8" approx.) (5.5 x 1.7m) overall. Bank of 4 built in wardrobes. Understairs cupboard.
Cloakroom Wash basin with tiled splash back and cabinet below. WC.
Double aspect Drawing Room (28'0" x 12'8" approx.) (8.5 x 3.8m) Carved wood fireplace with marble hearth. Bay window with views to Bride hills. Alcove display niches with shelving and louvre-fronted cabinet under. Glazed double doors to:
Conservatory/Orangery (19'0" x 16'4" approx.) (5.7 x 4.9m) Lantern ceiling. Tiled floor. Double doors to terrace and garden.
Lobby with tiled floor. Secondary front door. Door to the double garage.
Dining Room (15'11" x 14'2" approx.) (4.8 x 4.3m) Fireplace with carved mantelpiece and marble hearth flanked by display alcoves. Views towards the Bride hills.
Double aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room (24'9" x 12'6" approx.) (7.5 x 3.8m) Equipped with an extensive range of custom-built laminate-topped base units incorporating a 1½ bowl sink unit. Matching wall cabinets, plate rack and dresser unit. Duck-egg blue oil-fired Aga with tiled splash back. Walk-in pantry with tiled floor. Tongue and grooved ceiling. Glazed door to reception hall.
Library/Study (9'11" x 7'4" approx.) (2.7 x 2.2m) Two walls lined in bookshelves.
Family Bathroom Panelled bath, tiled shower enclosure with folding glass door and pedestal wash basin. Shelving. Chrome heated towel rail. Tongue and grooved panelled walls to dado height.
Separate WC with wash basin. Tiled splash back.
Master Bedroom (16'6" x 13'11" approx.) (5m x 4.2m) plus Dressing area lined with built-in wardrobes and heated linen cupboard.
Double aspect En-suite Bathroom Free-standing bath. Wash basin set on a pine cabinet. Wall-mounted glazed pine cabinet. Fully tiled curved glass shower enclosure with Mira shower. WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Half tiled walls.
Double aspect Bedroom 2 (26'4" x 12'5" approx.) (8 x 3.7m) (Formerly two bedrooms and easily reinstated if desired). Glazed double doors from landing. Carved marble fireplace with tiled hearth and decorative tiled inserts. Window seat overlooking rear garden, Arch to:
Dressing Room (7'0" x 4'10" approx.) (2.1 x 1.5m) One wall lined with wardrobes with sliding doors.
Landing with store cupboard housing water tanks.
Bedroom 3 (14'1" x 12'9" approx.) (4.3 x 3.8m) Built in wardrobe, chest of drawers and twin eaves cupboards. Exposed timber roof struts. Part tongue and grooved panelled walls.
Bedroom 4 (14'3" x 11'1" approx.) (4.3 x 3.6m) Built in wardrobe, chest of drawers and twin eaves cupboards. Exposed timber roof struts.
A flagged terrace surrounds the property which is set in immaculately maintained grounds of sweeping lawns, rockery and beds of specimen plants and mature shrubs. The garden also features an attractive garden room/studio linked to a tractor and garden store.
Double Garage (23'11" x 20'0" approx.) (7.3 x 6m) Electrically operated door.
Boiler House with Boulter oil-fired boiler. Garden store.
Cloakroom Wash basin with tiled splash back set on tiled counter with cabinet under. WC. Chrome heated towel rail.
Double aspect Lounge/Dining Room (23'8" x 13'5" approx.) (7.2 x 4m) Window seat. Fireplace with wood burning stove, decorative tiled inserts and tiled hearth. Door to flagged terrace and garden.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (15'7" x 11'8" approx.) (4.7 x 3.5m) Extensive range of laminate-topped base units and matching wall cabinets. Rangemaster double oven and five-burner gas hob. Part tiled walls. Tongue and grooved ceiling.
Shower Room Glass shower enclosure. Pedestal wash basin. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator. Fully tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom 2 (13'0" x 10'6" approx.) (3.9 x 3.1m) Beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 3 (13'0" x 10'2" approx.) (3.9 x 3m) Beamed ceiling.
Door from Kitchen to:
Lobby with store cupboard. Tongue and grooved panelled walls to dado height. Glazed door to garden.
Utility Room/Boot Room (16'9" x 12'2" approx.) (5.1 x 3.7m) Door to courtyard. Belfast sink set into pine worktop. Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine and venting for dryer. Beamed ceiling. Tiled floor. Door to garage.
Open staircase from Lounge/Dining room to:
Landing with loft storage and concealed cupboard.
Double aspect Master Bedroom (23'9" x 13'8" approx.) (7.2 x 3.8m) Built-in wardrobes either side of recess for double bed.
En-suite Bathroom Panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.
Private garden area with timber decking, brick pathways and boardwalk meandering through beds of flowers and mature shrubs. Enclosed courtyard with flower borders.
Boiler house with oil-fired combination boiler. Oil store.
Garage (18'8" x 18'4" approx.) (5.7 x 5.5m) Electrically operated door.
Coach House (34'5" x 12'6" approx.) (10.5 x 3.8m) Beamed ceiling.
Shed/Garden Store Complex Sympathetically designed to complement the semi-rural setting and incorporating:
Potting Shed (10'8" x 9'4" approx.) (3.2 x 2.8m). Gardener's WC with pedestal wash basin. Garden tool store and Log/Garden machinery store.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
TENURE - Freehold
RATEABLE VALUE - £272
VACANT POSSESSION ON COMPLETION BY ARRANGEMENT
ALL ENQUIRIES STRICTLY THROUGH THE RAMSEY OFFICE.
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