Fern Cottage, Howe Road, Port St. Mary, IM9 5PR

Property Description

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Agents Comments
Cowley Groves are delighted to be able to offer this unique approx. 2,600sq/ft detached residence set in an elevated position within private walled grounds offering total seclusion and 360° panoramic views of the Island's coastline, rural hillside and beyond to Niarbyl. The property is maintained to an excellent standard throughout and offers a generous amount of living accommodation. To appreciate this property and the spectacular location, please call our Douglas office on 01624 625888.

Accommodation

Ground Floor
Set of uPVC double glazed French patio doors with glazed panels to either side providing access into:

Sun Room (approx. 16'0 x 9'8)
This room has previously been used as an office area and is currently used by the current Vendors as an entrance point. Dual aspect uPVC double glazed picture windows providing stunning views of the surrounding hillside. Internal uPVC double glazed window looking into the kitchen. Velux window. Built-in storage to both sides. Modern ceiling downlighters. Quarry tiled flooring. Door providing access into:

Open Plan Kitchen/Diner (approx. 23'8 x 17'0)

Kitchen
Large room stretching the full depth of the property. Fitted with a range of wooden base, wall and drawer units with ornate handles. Breakfast bar area. Laminate work surfaces incorporating a ceramic single bowl sink with a chrome mixer tap over. Tiled splashbacks. Integrated four ring ceramic hob, double oven and an overhead extractor fan. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. uPVC double glazed window. Doors leading into the utility room and inner lobby. Modern chrome downlighters. Coved ceiling. Fully tiled flooring leading through to:

Dining Area
uPVC double glazed window providing spectacular sea views. Centre ceiling light. Set of uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors providing access into:

Conservatory (approx. 15'8 x 10'5)
Dual aspect double glazed windows providing views out to Langness. Set of French patio doors leading out to the front garden. Fully pitched double glazed ceiling. Radiator. Fully tiled flooring.

Utility Room (approx. 12'10 x 5'1)
Small uPVC double glazed window providing natural light. Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler with space and plumbing underneath for a washing machine. Additional space for a dryer or an additional fridge/freezer. Loft hatch providing access to the roof area. Centre ceiling light. Quarry tiled flooring. Tiled step leading up to:

Inner Hall
Door providing access into the garage. Door leading into:

Sauna/Shower Room (approx. 17'4 x 13'10)
Large walk-in timber built sauna to one corner with a fully glazed door. Fitted with a two piece suite comprising of a large walk-in corner shower cubicle and a pedestal wash hand basin. Space for additional appliances if required. uPVC double glazed window providing views out to Niarbyl. Modern ceiling downlighters. Coved ceiling. Fully tiled walls and flooring.

Inner Lobby
Accessed from the kitchen/diner. uPVC double glazed window and separate door providing access into the conservatory. Glazed panel door leading into the large living room. Tiled flooring. Door into:

Shower Room (approx. 6'0 x 5'4)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a good size walk-in shower cubicle with a Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level W.C. Patterned uPVC double glazed window. Modern ceiling downlighters. Fully tiled walls and flooring.

Living Room (approx. 22'4 x 16'9)
Feature fireplace with a marble surround, granite heath and a contemporary style gas fire insert. Four triple aspect uPVC double glazed windows, one of which is a bay window which provides spectacular sea views and beyond to Santon and Langness. Modern ceiling downlighters. Coved ceiling. Carpeted flooring. Glazed panel door leading into:

Entrance Hall
uPVC double glazed door providing access from the roadside. Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows to both the rear and front aspects providing views down to Gansey Bay and beyond to the top of Kewaigue. Built-in cupboard housing the Boulter Camray 5 oil fired central heating boiler. Wall lighting. Coved ceiling. Carpeted flooring.

Inner Hall
uPVC double glazed window looking onto the property's rear patio area and driveway. Seperate doors leading through to the snug and the family bathroom. Velux window. Modern ceiling downlighters. Carpeted flooring. Glazed panel door leading through to:

Bedroom 3 (approx. 10'3 x 10'1)
uPVC double glazed window providing stunning sea views. Two fitted double wardrobes. Centre ceiling light. Carpeted flooring.

Family Bathroom (approx. 9'11 x 6'5)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a P-shaped panel bath tub with a Mira shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level W.C. Chrome heated ladder towel rail. Two panelled uPVC double glazed windows into the entrance hall. Velux skylight. Chrome ceiling downlighters. Fully tiled walls and flooring.

Snug (approx. 14'3 x 13'3)
Feature fireplace with an oil fired burner, timber surround and tiled hearth. Two uPVC double glazed windows providing sea and hillside views. Exposed timber staircase providing access up to the study area. Understairs storage area. Door leading through to bedroom 2. Built-in cupboard to one alcove housing the immersion heater. Sloping ceiling, in keeping with the character of the property. Centre ceiling light. Carpeted flooring. Door into:

Master Bedroom (approx. 18'11 x 12'5)
Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows providing spectacular views to Milner's Tower, out to sea and the surrounding hillside. Large bay window looking out onto the patio area. Built-in wardrobes. Two ceiling lights. Carpeted flooring. There is planning permission in place to create an en-suite from this bedroom, if required.

Bedroom 2 (approx. 13'4 x 9'3)
uPVC double glazed window providing sea views. Centre ceiling light. Exposed beams. Carpeted flooring.

First Floor

Study (approx. 12'0 x 8'3)
Accessed from the study via an exposed timber staircase. Built-in storage. Large Velux window providing stunning views over to Milner's Tower. Modern ceiling light. Carpeted flooring.

Outside
To the front of the property there are two stone pillars and a wooden gate providing access to a private tarmac driveway which could easily accommodate over five vehicles. Access to the sun room which can be used as a point of entrance. Beautifully maintained mainly laid to lawn gardens with stone wall boundaries. Pedestrian gate providing access to the front door. Additional pedestrian gate onto the roadside.

To the rear of the property there is a mainly laid to lawn with a rose bed border and Manx stone wall boundaries. Manx palm trees. Step down to a large patio area with a water feature in the middle which acts as a sun trap.

Integral Garage (approx. 18'1 max x 17'4)
Fitted with an electric roller door to the front aspect. Part of the garage has been used to accommodate the sauna/shower room, making it L-shaped therefore would not accommodate two vehicles. Pull down ladder providing access up to a large floored loft with ceiling lighting. Power and light connected. Centre ceiling strip light. Additional ceiling light. Concrete floor.

Planning Permission
There is planning permission in place until May 2020 for the erection of an en-suite to the master bedroom, located at the rear of the property. The application can be found by clicking here or by searching on https://services.gov.im/planning for application number 16/00567/B.

Services
All main services are connected. Dual zone heating provided by a propane gas cylinder and oil fired central heating. uPVC double glazed throughout.

Rates
£1,039.94 (incl. water rates) 2019.

Directions
Travelling along Shore Road, continue along Beach Road into Port St. Mary and onto Howe Road. Continue into The Howe for a short distance where Fern Cottage can be found on the right hand side, clearly identified by our For Sale board.

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