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Large Detached Country Residence
Set in Approximately 3 Acres
Lovely Rural Aspects, Hill Views & Distant Sea Views
Extensive Well Laid Out Family Accommodation Arranged Over 3 Floors
26 Living Room
Spacious Farmhouse Style Breakfast Kitchen
This large detached country residence is set within 3 acres of well maintained landscaped gardens and dates back to the 1800's, having been extended in the 1980's. The property is situated in a lovely quiet rural location, yet being only 10 minutes travelling distance of Southern amenities and only 15 minutes travelling distance to the Airport. The main house accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor of a 26' living room, dining room, library/study, spacious Farmhouse style breakfast kitchen, utility room with pantry off, conservatory, 2 cloakrooms and large indoor heated swimming pool. To the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms, 1 having an en-suite and there is a family bathroom. There is an additional large double bedroom/office studio to the second floor. The property also benefits from having a self contained guest/staff apartment which briefly comprises a lounge, breakfast kitchen 2 bedrooms and a shower room. The main house is served by oil fired central heating and separate gas water heater along with hardwood double glazing. The self contained guest/staff apartment is served by gas fired central heating and hardwood double glazing. An internal inspection is highly recommended in order to appreciate this property to its full extent. The price is to include all fitted floor coverings. The property is approached onto an attractively paved sweeping courtyard providing extensive off-road parking and turning facilities in front of the large integral garaging, boiler room/workshop and stone outbuilding. Large south facing lawned garden to one side enclosed by stone walling and mature bushes to the boundaries. Feature centre flower beds/rockery feature. 2 mature trees to the centre. Separate gated access to the side with oil storage tank. To the rear there are large lawned gardens also extending into a paddock which are approximately 3 acres with a variety of mature bushes and trees, positioned to take full advantage of the lovely rural aspects and hill views. Directions to property: Upper Ballayack is approached by travelling from Ballasalla, through the village of Ballabeg and on entering the centre of Colby village, bear right at the river bridge onto Colby Glen Road (A27). Continue up this road for approximately 1 and a half miles and at Earystane corner take the left fork onto an adopted road (narrow lane) which eventually leads to Upper Ballayack, some of a mile distance. Upper Ballayack is the last property on the right hand side.
Half panelled hardwood glazed front door leading to:- entrance porch Coved ceiling. Quarry tiled floor. Half obscured glazed double doors with matching slips leading to:- entrance hall Coved ceiling. Stairs to the first floor with good size understairs storage cupboard. Telephone point. Kahrs Oak wood flooring. Door to the living room. Door to:- cloakroom Coved ceiling. Coat hooks. Built-in storage cupboards to one wall with coat hooks. Kahrs Oak wood flooring. Door to WC with a fitted champagne coloured suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and WC. Fitted mirror. Half tiled walls. Chrome towel ring. Coved ceiling. Laminate flooring. Living room (26'5" x 13'10" approx) Feature stone surround gas fireplace with wooden mantel set on a tiled hearth. Arched display alcove with inset lighting. Coved ceiling. 3 windows to the front elevation. TV and satellite connections. Kahrs Oak wood flooring. Farmhouse style breakfast kitchen (22'3" max x 19'10" approx) Fitted range of Oak Farmhouse style base and wall units with solid Mahogany worktops incorporating a stainless steel double bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Appliances include: Range Master oven and 5-ring gas hob. Hotpoint fridge and Miele dishwasher. Part tiled walls. Fitted range of storage cupboards with extensive shelving. Coved ceiling and wood panelled ceiling. TV point. Rural aspects to the rear. Tiled effect flooring. Service hatch through to the dining room. Door to the dining room. Panelled glazed door leading to:- utility room (16'9" x 10'7" approx) Fitted base units with solid Mahogany worktops incorporating a stainless steel single bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Fitted storage cupboards with extensive shelving to one wall. Hotpoint freezer. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Rural aspects to the rear. Quarry tiled floor. Obscured glazed door to the rear. Door to:- pantry (5'8" x 5'1" approx) Light connected. Extensive fitted shelving. Quarry tiled floor. Dining room (17'11" x 10'11" approx) Coved ceiling. Parquet style flooring. Panelled glazed door to:- sun room (23'1" x 9'11" approx) Dwarf walls with hardwood double glazed elevations. Double glazed roof. Feature exposed stone wall. Amtico flooring. Glazed double doors to the south facing front gardens. Library/study (15'0" x 10'0" approx) Extensive range of fitted bookshelves and concealed shelving. Coved ceiling. 2 windows to the rear elevation. TV point. Inner hallway Stairs to the half landing and first floor guest/staff apartment. Small built-in storage cupboard. Kahrs Oak wood flooring. Door to the integral workshops and integral garages. Half landing Window. Door to:- inner hallway Part wood panelled ceiling. Steps up to a door leading to the swimming pool. Door to:- cloakroom (6'1" x 6'0" approx) Fitted white suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and WC. Chrome towel ring. Swimming pool complex (57'1" x 32'8" max) Heated swimming pool (50'0" x 13'0" approx). Tiled floor around the pool area with pitched Pine timber wood panelled ceiling. Wall mounted thermostats. Seating area to one side. Triple glazed hardwood windows. Half glazed hardwood double doors to the rear gardens. Door to:- plant room (10'8" x 8'6" approx) Calorex filter system, water purification system and heat exchanger and solar heating panel control system.
Landing Part coved ceiling. Good size storage cupboards with shelving. Access to extensive eaves storage. Built-in wardrobes to one wall with hanging rail and shelf over. Concealed staircase to the second floor. Bedroom 1 (14'8" x 13'5" approx) Coved ceiling. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf to one wall. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving. Rural aspects and hill views to the front and side elevations. Wired for wall lights. Door to:- en-suite shower room (11'6" x 5'11" approx) Fitted white suite comprising large fully glazed Teuco curved shower cubicle and sauna with rain effect shower head, jet washes and seating space. Wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap set into a vanity base unit with mirror and light over. WC. Fully tiled walls. Fitted storage cupboards. Shaver socket. Rural aspects and hill views to the rear. Tiled flooring. Bedroom 3 (15'0" x 12'6" approx) Pitched ceiling with 2 Velux windows. Access to extensive eaves storage space. Cupboard housing fuse box. Bedroom 4 (13'8" x 13'5" approx) Coved ceiling. 2 wall lights. Rural aspects and hill views to the front. Family bathroom (9'9" x 8'0" max) Fitted white suite comprising tiled panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and wall mounted chrome shower over, glazed folding shower screen, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap set in a vanity base unit with fitted mirror and light over. WC. Tiled walls. Chrome towel radiator. Fitted storage units. Shaver socket. Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views to the side elevations. Laminate flooring.
Bedroom 2 (28'5" x 20'7" approx) This room could be utilised for a large office space or studio. Attractive exposed rafters and purlins running the length of the room. 6 Velux windows and gable end windows providing stunning rural aspects and hill views to all elevations. Cupboard housing the water tanks.
Accessed via a secondary staircase from the ground floor of the main house.
Landing Velux window. Door to the apartment. Door to:- storeroom (22'8" x 13'5" max) Light connected.
Private entrance hall Coved ceiling. Access to loft. Built-in storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Shower room (9'0" x 6'9" approx) Fitted white suite comprising glazed walk-in shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and WC. Fully tiled walls. Chrome towel rail. Fitted mirror and shaver light over. Shaver socket. Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views to the front elevation. Laminate flooring. Breakfast kitchen (11'2" x 6'11" approx) Fitted range of Oak base and wall units with laminated worktops incorporating a stainless steel single bowl sink unit with drainer. Tiled splashbacks. Belling electric oven/grill with a 4-ring hob over. Space for fridge/freezer. Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views to the front elevation. Laminate flooring. Bedroom 1 (11'2" x 8'9" approx) Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views. Bedroom 2 (11'2" x 8'6" approx) Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views. Lounge (15'2" x 9'8" approx) Coved ceiling. Rural aspects and hill views. TV point.
Integral boiler room/workshop (17'0" x 14'3" approx) Light and power connected. Fitted worktop space. Wall mounted fuse box and electric meter. Oil and gas fired central heating boilers. Obscured glazed door providing access to the front courtyard. Door to:- integral single garage (17'5" x 10'9" approx) Insulated metal sectional electrically operated up and over. Light and power connected. Archway to:- integral double garage (19'8" x 17'5" approx) Insulated metal sectional electrically operated up and over. Light and power connected. Window. Storage barn:- store 1 (13'4" x 12'0" approx) Light connected. Exposed stone walls. Pitched ceiling. Skylight and window. Fireplace with stone lintel. Store 2 (12'4" x 12'0" approx) Exposed stone walls. Pitched ceiling. Skylight. Fitted worktop space and shelving. Small ladder providing access to the hobbies room. Store 3 (13'3" x 6'6" approx) Exposed stone walls. Pitched ceiling. Double doors to the front elevation. Hobbies room (11'6" x 11'3" approx) Fully decorated. Exposed purlins. Skylight. Gable end window providing lovely rural aspects and hill views. Extensive sub-floor storage underneath this room accessed via the outside. Services Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to the main house and gas fired central heating to the guest/staff apartment. Hardwood double glazing-secondary triple glazing to the ground floor living areas. 180 solar tubes which provides additional heating to the swimming pool. Assessment Rateable value 356 Approx Rates payable 1360 (incl. Of water rates).
Tenure freehold vacant possession on completion
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