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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 5 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Magnificent detached upside down house.
  • South facing views across Laxey Bay.
  • Stands in 0.75 acre plot.
  • High quality finish with contemporary touches throughout.
  • 4 reception rooms and impressive breakfast kitchen.
  • 5 double beds all ensuite.
  • Triple garage.
  • Rural village location.

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Melview Ballaragh Road, Laxey

A new perspective on refined contemporary living.

A dramatically situated contemporary residence enjoying commanding views and offering unparallelled living and entertainment spaces.

A sumptuously appointed bold statement of contemporary elegance, the property has been designed to maximise the uninterrupted panoramic sea views and dematerialise the boundaries between the interior and exterior.

Presented in faultless decorative order throughout using a calming neutral palette and offering an incomparable living experience, the property Is set in landscaped grounds of approximately one acre and is distinguished by a spectacular 45 (13m) triple aspect living room with vaulted ceiling and a lavishly equipped 28 (8m) kitchen/dining room, together with a sitting room/TV room, games room and study and five generously proportioned en-suite double bedrooms. Additionally, planning permission has been granted for an extension to create a recreation room.

All principal accommodation benefits from extensive balconies and terraces from which to enjoy the magnificent coastal views, while a wealth of discreetly integrated sophisticated smart home technology adds to the comfort and convenience, including Lutron pir lighting and a Systemline multi-room audio system.

The property is situated in an elevated position in Ballaragh Road on the outskirts of Laxey village, conveniently located a short car drive from Douglas to the south and Ramsey to the north.


Travelling north from Laxey on the A2, the Douglas to Ramsey coast road, Ballaragh Road is a turning on the left, signposted B11, where the property will be found a short distance along on the right.

The property is approached via an electrically operated sliding gate leading to an expanse of block-paved driveway, surface-illuminated by motion-activated sensors.

Features Include

Stunning 456 (13.8m) double-height triple aspect living room;
Lavishly equipped double aspect 28 (8m) kitchen/dining room;
Sitting room/TV room;
Games room;
Master suite of bedroom, dressing room and sumptuously appointed bathroom;
Four further double bedroom suites;
Two cloakrooms;
Laundry room;
Plant room;
Three-car heated garage with remote controlled electrically operated doors and entrance gate;
Lutron pir lighting system;
Systemline integrated audio system;
Underfloor oil-fired heating;
Double glazing;
External lighting;
South-facing balconies and terraces with frameless glass balustrading from all principal accommodation providing panoramic coastal views;
Pristine decorative order throughout;
Immaculately maintained grounds of approximately one acre.

Entrance Vestibule

Double oak doors to:

Double-Height Triple Aspect Split-Level Living Room (45'6 x 22'7)

Panoramic views over Laxey Bay. Cathedral picture window, patio door to balcony, vaulted double-height ceiling, storage cupboard. Glass double doors to:

Double Aspect Kitchen/Dining Room (28'10 x 18'11)

Granite-countered island unit with Neff four-plate induction hob, extractor fan, twin Neff ovens, one with warming drawer, plus built-in microwave oven and glass display shelves. Second matching island unit/breakfast bar, two walls lined with banks of cabinets incorporating wine fridge and Liebherr stainless steel-finish fridge/freezer. Matching granite-countered base units with double stainless steel sink unit and waste disposal, cupboards and drawers and integrated Neff dishwasher. Tiled flooring throughout. Dining area with built-in cabinet with illuminated shelving and patio door to balcony.

Double Aspect Games Room (17'5 x 13'7)

Oak floor. Door to:


Tiled floor. Door to garden and door to three-car garage.


Wash basin, w.c., glass display shelving, tiled floor.

Plant Room (10'8 x 6'8)

Twin unvented hot water cylinders. Communications hub.

From The Living Room -

Double Aspect Sitting Room/TV Room (20'5 x 18'5)

Flush-fitted remote controlled gas fire with white stone fuel bed. Patio door to balcony.

Double Aspect Study (10'11 x 10'2)

Guest Cloakroom

Kohler surface-mounted wash basin with cascade faucet set on wooden counter, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, mosaic part tiled walls, tiled floor.

Staircase From Upper Section Of Living Room To Lower Ground Floor And Bedroom Accommodation.

L Shaped Hallway (42'9 x 25'9 overall)

Double and single storage cupboards. Door to garden.

Master Suite - Bedroom (22'10 x 16'8)

Patio door to terrace.

Dressing Room

Lined on two walls with wardrobes and shelving.

En Suite Bathroom

Kohler surface-mounted wash basin set on vanity unit with mirror-fronted cabinet and light over, Laufen panelled bath, glass-enclosed walk-in shower with rain shower head and separate hand spray, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor.

Double Aspect Bedroom Suite 2 (16'11 x 11'10)

Dressing room lined with wardrobes and shelving.

En Suite Shower Room

Kohler surface-mounted wash basin set on wooden counter with mirror and light over, glass-enclosed walk-in shower with rain shower head and separate hand spray, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor.

Double Aspect Bedroom Suite 3 (17'5 x 12'4)

Patio door to terrace.

Lobby/Dressing Area

Two walls lined with mirror-panelled wardrobes.

En Suite Shower Room

Glass enclosed walk-in show with rain shower head and separate hand spray, surface-mounted wash basin set on vanity unit with mirror and light over and matching built-in shelves and drawer unit, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom 4 (19' x 15'11)

En Suite Shower Room

Wash basin with mirror-fronted cabinet and light over, glass enclosed walk-in shower with rain shower head and separate hand spray, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 5 (18'4 x 13'7)

En Suite Bathroom

Kohler surface-mounted wash basin set on vanity unit with mirror and light over, corner shower with glass sliding doors, w.c., chrome heated towel, tiled walls and floor.

Laundry Room (8'9 x 7'5)

Range of laminate-countered base units with stainless steel sink unit, banks of wall cabinets and tall storage cupboards, tiled floor.


Heated three-car garage with three electrically operated roller doors, two oil-fired Firebird boilers, tiled floor, access to insulated loft space.

The property is set in secluded grounds of approximately one acre laid out for ease of maintenance: Principally to sweeping lawns, mature specimen shrubs and extensive terracing designed to take advantage of the elevated position that affords spectacular coastal views.


Planning permission has been granted to create an extension housing a recreation room connecting with the garage. (Planning application 10/01861/B).


All mains services connected.


Rateable value: £464.
Rates payable: £2,450.50.


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  • Isle of Man Airport 13.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Isle of Man Airport 13.8 miles

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