Ballaskilley Farm & Glen Truan Golf Course (152 Acres), Bride Road, Bride, IM7 4BG

Property Description

BALLASKILLEY FARMHOUSE

Living Accommodation

Entrance Lobby (approx.  5'5 x 7'5)
The front of the property is accessed by a gravelled footpath and through a uPVC single door with single lights and high level coving. Floors finished with slate coloured tiles and recessed entrance matting.

Hallway (approx.  17'00 x 6'00)
A bright and inviting room boasting high level coved ceilings.  This room provides access to the dining room.  The kitchen and main lounge floor areas are finished with oak effect vinyl floor coverings.

Cloaks / under-stairs storage
Situated to the entrance lobby area this room provides a large amount of storage space and is fully fitted with storage units.

Lounge (approx.  13'00 x 12'00)
A spacious and cosy room with full height coving to the perimeter.  This room boasts two large windows which maximise the light throughout the day.  To the right hand side is a fully fitted book shelving together with an electric fire place with brass surround and sold marble hearth.  The floors are fully finished with solid pine floor boarding.

Dining Room (approx.  13'00 x 12'00)
A bright and spacious room offering full height glazing to two sides.  High level coved ceilings and panoramic garden views.  Centrally is a cast iron Victorian fireplace with black marble hearth.  To the right hand side is a mirrored storage cupboard.  Floors are finished with solid pine flooring throughout.

Kitchen (approx.  16'00 x 11'00)
A very well fitted kitchen with a range of high end white farmhouse style floor, wall and drawer units with soft closers finished with a solid white quartz smooth edged work-surface and white tiled splash backs.  Centrally located is a Belfast sink with hot and cold mixer tap.  Integrated appliances comprise of “AEG” four ring electric hob with a double extract fan over, “ AEG” oven and grill combination, intergrated fridge freezer and dishwasher.  The floors are finished with terracotta floor tiled.

Breakfast Room (approx.  14'50 x 11'50)
Situated off the kitchen this room offers original exposed ceiling beams and central feature brick fireplace with a double Rayburn oven.. The floors are finished with terracotta floor coverings.  Walls are part prepared for replastering.

Utility 
Situated off the entrance of the kitchen.  This room offers a large amount of food and crockery storage.  To the left hand side is a W.C. with wash hand basin and W.C.  There is a single door which provides access to the rear garden.

Living Room / Snug (approx.  11'50 x 14'00)
A versatile space which is currently being utilised as a TV room.  This area could easily be combined with the adjacent games room and converted to provide a self contained annexe for an elderly relative or a lounge / bedroom combination for a teenager. Centrally there is a open plan fireplace with cast iron grate and slate lintel.  The floors have an oak effect floor covering.

Living Room 3/Games Room (approx.  16'00 x 13'00)
A spacious third lounge area, previously utilised as a private office and currently in use as a family room/games room.  Full height glazing to two sides with planning permission held for adaptions including installations of an external door.  The floors have oak effect floor coverings.  

FIRST FLOOR

Sleeping & Bathroom Accommodation

Half Landing
The first set of stairs which leads into a half landing and then up onto and additional landing area which provides access into:-

Family Bathroom (approx.  10'00 x 6'50)
A bright family bathroom comprising of a corner shower with mains power shower, deep fill bath with timber bath panel and separate hand shower, “Heritage” style oval sink and W.C..  Full height tiling to walls and floors.

Bedroom 1 (approx.  14'50 x 12'00)
A well proportioned double bedroom with high level ceiling.  Fully fitted double wardrobes with outward opening doors.  The room offers a uPVC door which leads onto a private enclosed balcony area.  Centrally located is a cast iron fireplace with cast iron surround.  Floors are fully carpeted throughout.

Laundry Room (approx.  10'00 x 6'00)
A spacious room with full height window.  Fully fitted storage cupboards with granite effect worksurfaces.  Half round sink with tiled splash backs.

Bedroom 2 (approx.  15'00 x 12'00)
A large double bedroom with direct views over the front gardens.  Fully fitted bedroom furniture comprising of two large double wardrobes.  Floors fully carpeted.

Bedroom 3 (approx.  12'00 x 12'50)
A good size double bedroom with high level ceiling and direct views over the front gardens.  Centrally located is a cast iron fireplace with cast iron surround.  Floors are fully carpeted throughout.

Bedroom 4 (approx.  12'00 x 14'00)
A large double bedroom with direct views up and across the land and towards the Ayres.  A fully glazed door provides access onto a large balcony area.  Centrally located is a cast iron fireplace with cast iron surround.  Floors fully carpeted.

ATTIC FLOOR

Bedroom 5/Storage (approx.  12'00 x 14'50)
A well proportioned double bedroom with vaulted ceiling.  Panoramic hillside and country views.  Access to the eaves storage.  Floors finished with timber floor coverings.

Bedroom 6/Storage (approx.  12'00 x 14'50)
A large double bedroom with vaulted ceiling.  Panoramic hillside and country views.  Access to the eaves storage.  Floors finished with timber floor coverings.

EXTERNAL

Gardens
Large private garden, screened by trees and two fruit producing orchards primarily featuring apple and damson.

OUTBUILDINGS

Stone Tholton (Eastern Elevation) (approx.  13'50 x 23'50)
This is ruin of an existing Manx stone built property which, subject to planning permissions could be converted into living accommodation.  Adjacent to the Tholtan full planning permission is held for the erection of a double garage and workshop.

Lodge/Log Cabin (approx.  44'00 x 22'00)
A spacious timber built building, previously used as a clubhouse which could easily be converted into a private office or additional accommodation.  The building comprises of a spacious seating area.  Male and female W.C. Storage room and staff W.C. Cold store and fully functioning industrial kitchen area.  To the front of the property is a large terraced area with panoramic sea and country views.  Double glazed.  Fully rewired and re-reroofed (2019).  Oil fired central heating with Worcester boiler.

Stables / Work shop
A large L shaped brick built barn situated in the rear courtyard of Ballaskilley Farm, comprising of:-

Barn / Workshop (approx.  19'00 x 28'00)
A spacious barn with high level ceilings, pine beams.  Corrugated roof sheeting.  Concrete floors.  Double timber doors into the courtyard.

Stable 1/Tack Room (approx.  16'00 x 12'00)
A spacious stable fully brick built stable with corrugated roof sheeting.  Concrete floors.  Timber sliding door into the courtyard.  Internal water tap,

Stable 2 (approx.  16'00 x 14'00)
A good size stable fully brick built with corrugated roof sheeting.  Concrete floors and timber double door into the courtyard.

Stable 3 / Barn (approx.  15'00 x 22'00)
A large workshop or barn which could be split into two additional stables.  Brick built with corrugated roof coverings.  Brick floors.  Timber stable door into the courtyard.  3 phase power supply.

Stable 4 / Gardeners Store (approx.  12'50 x 11'00)
Currently being utilised as a garden store/workshop.  This room could easily accommodate a small pony.  A set of double timber doors leads onto the courtyard.

Manx Stone Barn (approx.  97'00 x 23'00)
To the rear elevation is a large stone built barn which requires extensive modernisation.  This could easily be connected to the main house to provide additional living accommodation or split into separate holiday cottages.  The barn offers panoramic country side and sea views.

Steel Barn (approx.  70'00 x 40'00)
Modern Steel structure with two large sliding openings.  Corrugated iron sheeting to the perimeter and to the roof.  Strip lighting.

Mechanical & Electrical Installations

Plumbing
Oil fired central heating boiler.  Hot and cold water system.  Modern radiators with thermostatic valves throughout,.

Electrical
Mains distribution board.  White double sockets and white light switches together with pendant lighting throughout.

Vehicular Parking & Storage

Driveway
A private gravelled driveway runs centrally to the property and enters into a large parking area.

The Land
Just short of 152 acres of land at Ballaskilley Farm . Being a mixture of arable, pasture and wood land ,this parcel of important agricultural land offers the opportunity to expand existing farm businesses or the potential to set up a new farmstead.  The property also boasts two private fishing lakes offering a peaceful haven for wildlife, whilst also previously supplying natural ground water to irrigate the golf course. West Lake: 2 3/4 acres, they were previously stocked with mature wild brown trout and rainbow trout. East Lake: 3 acres.  Over the years the land has predominantly been used for vegetable production, grazing and in more recent times an 18 hole golf course known as Glen Truan Golf Links (currently closed).  The land includes an Automatic irrigation system with sprinklers and hydrants and storage tank, installed by North Staffs Irrigation Ltd..  The Point of Ayre Lighthouse and Ayres National Nature Reserve are located next to the property. You can walk the 5 miles of sand dunes from Cronk-y-Bing to the point of Ayre and explore the marked nature trail which winds through the dunes and heath. With private access points to the Bride Coast road, the land is well served by the existing highway from Douglas to Ramsey, the town of Douglas is only thirty minutes’ drive, Peel Twenty Five minutes and Ramsey Fifteen Minutes.  The property is a short journey from UK, Scotland and Ireland by helicopter, with the area adjacent to the log cabin utilised as a convenient landing site by guests.

Directions
From Ramsey traveling North towards Bride.  On entering Bride straight ahead on to the Lhen Road, where the property can be found approximately 1/2 mile on the right hand side.

Services
Mains water, 3 phase electricity and individual septic tanks. Oil central heating.

Rates Payable: £TBC (incl. Water Rates 2020)

Offers
All offers and negotiations through the offices of Cowley Groves & Co Ltd

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion by arrangement.

A small parcel of land (c0.25 acres) is utilised by Ramsey and District Beekeepers Association for the maintenance of a training apiary. The current owners intend to allow continued access to this area for the purpose of education, conservation and enjoyment of beekeeping.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment through the Agents, Cowley Groves & Co, Ltd. 9 Parliament Street, Ramsey, IM8 1AS
To make an appointment through Managing Agents Cowley Groves:
Please contact our Ramsey Office on 01624 812823 or email us on ramsey@cowleygroves.com
Cowley Groves are open Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm.
We look forward to being of service to you.
Cowley Groves Team

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