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Strathallan Cliff House, Strathallan Road, Onchan, IM3 1NN


7 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms / 4 Reception

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A Superb Gentleman's Residence Circa 1850's in an Exclusive Area Enjoying Panoramic Views Across the Bay.
Easy Access to Local Schools & Amenities in Addition to Douglas Centre & Financial Sector.
Extended Over the Years to Provide Excellent Family Accomodation with Room for Staff if Required.
Retaining Many Carefully Restored Original, Ornate Features Along with Modern Conveniences.
Stunning Reception Hall with Divided Staircase & Fabulous Glazed Domed Ceiling.
Two Adjoining Reception Rooms Enjoying Panoramic Views, Study/ Snug & Guest Cloakroom WC.
Light & Airy Modern Kitchen/ Breakfast Room & Adjacent Morning/ Family Room.
Lower Ground: Hall, Games Room with Access to Garden, Large Utility, Office, Various Store Rooms.
1st Floor: 3 Double Bedroom Suites, Further Double Bedroom & Shower Room.
2nd Floor: Potential Annexe/ Staff Quarters. Currently 3 Generous Double Bedrooms & Bathroom.
Oil Fired Central Heating. Original Sash & Modern Double Glazed Timber Framed Windows.
To the Rear is a Large Enclosed, South Facing Lawned Garden with a Patio, Mature Shrubs & Plants.
Small Enclosed Yard to Front. Integral Double Garage with Access to Basement.


From the Sea Terminal in Douglas, travel along the Promenade in a northerly direction, passing the Gaiety Theatre and Villa Marina. Continue along taking a left turn up Summerhill Road then first right into Strathallan Road. Strathallan Cliff House will be found a short distance along on the right.


A Grand Entrance ... 5.82m (19'1") x 4.47m (14'8")

Having original front and side doors, decorative plastered ceiling and dado. Carriage style light. A narrow wooden door accesses a triangular storage space which also houses the electric meter, consumer units and fire board. Attractive encaustic floor tiles. Original part glazed inner door with top and side lights leading to the impressive reception hall.

Reception Hall

A Grand entrance area with a superb dividing staircase leading to the first floor. Retaining many original features such as decorative corbels and plaster work within deep cornicing. Part obscure glazed original window with panelled surround. Door to the inner hall.

Guest Cloakroom

Fitted with a classic white suite of WC and basin on a decorative bracket. Spotlight fitting. Extractor. Slate tiled floor.


Study/ Snug 7.29m (23'11") x 4.52m (14'10")
A spacious yet cosy triple aspect room with a large arch top sash window complete with working shutters, two further original windows - one enjoying a 'sea peep' and modern double glazed, timber framed French doors which access the side of the property. Featuring an original marble fireplace with a free standing grate and slate hearth. Original cornice and decorative ceiling rose. Telephone point.

Dining Room 6.43m (21'1") x 4.32m (14'2")
A south facing, dual aspect room with three full height, modern timber framed, double glazed sash windows, complete with working shutters which offer views across the garden and bay to Douglas Head. Retaining the original ceiling rose with chandelier on a dimmer control along with beautifully set decorative cornice. A pair of bi fold doors open to the drawing room.

Drawing Room 8.53m (28'0") x 4.98m (16'4")
A fabulous room with a double glazed square bay framing the stunning views. Original ceiling rose with chandelier on a dimmer control and original cornice. Polished marble fireplace with a slate hearth and free standing grate.

Views from Drawing Room

Inner Hall
Door to a staircase which leads down to the lower ground floor and basement rooms. A half glazed panelled door leads into the kitchen/ breakfast room.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room 8.23m (27'0") x 3.96m (13'0") max
Again enjoying the southerly aspect and views across the bay via a timber framed, double glazed window. Fitted with a range of modern, cream coloured shaker style drawer line base units with wood effect work surfaces and background tiling. Inset 1 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink with a mixer spray attachment. Space for a range style cooker with a brushed steel background and extractor. Space for an 'American' style fridge freezer and dishwasher. Double glazed internal window and original sash window to the breakfast area. Recessed downlights. Tiled floor. Clear opening to the morning/ family room.

Breakfast Area

Morning/ Family Room 4.27m (14'0") x 3.91m (12'10")
A spacious, dual aspect room enjoying views across the bay from one of two double glazed, timber framed windows. Ideal as a more casual living space, playroom or overflow store for the kitchen. Door to the integral garage.

Lower Landing

A wonderfully bright and elegant space which is flooded with natural light courtesy of the stunning glass domed roof light. All original decorative features appear to have been retained. The stairs divide and continue to the upper landing.

Bedroom Suite 3 4.60m (15'1")max x 4.11m (13'6")
A dual aspect, double room located to the front elevation with two original sash windows. Door and steps up to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom - 5.79m (19'0") max x 4.27m (14'0")

A good size room with four timber framed windows. Fitted with a classically styled suite of cast iron bath, WC and basin set on decorative brackets. Space for a dressing table.

Bedroom Suite 2 4.27m (14'0") x 4.60m (15'1") max
A naturally bright room which takes in the views over Douglas Bay toward Douglas Head via a modern Double glazed sash window. Built in wardrobes. Two steps up and door to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom 2 4.11m (13'6") x 1.90m (6'3")
Two double glazed timber framed windows offer similar views. Fitted with a white suite of WC, cast iron bath and basin on decorative brackets. Space for a dressing table. Wall mirror with light above. Marble effect, tiled floor.

Main Landing
A curved wall with dual access to the Master Suite and inner hall where a further staircase leads up to the attic rooms with a built in linen cupboard beneath. Power point.

Master Suite 6.45m (21'2") x 4.37m (14'4")
A superb, dual aspect room with two modern double glazed windows providing simply stunning views out to sea. Original shutters and a further sash window to the gable. Deep coving. Telephone point. Door to the en suite bathroom/ dressing room.

View from Master Bedroom

Semi En Suite Bathroom/ Dressing Room 5.92m (19'5") x 5.00m (16'5")
A fabulous room of luxurious proportion with a modern sash window looking out to sea across the garden. Original shutters and a further original sash window. Having a suite of free standing roll top bath, WC, bidet and basin on a decorative copper stand. Ample space for wardrobes, dressing table and draws. Original cornice. Door returning to the landing.

Semi En Suite Bathroom/ Dressing Room pic 2

Bedroom 4 5.87m (19'3") x 4.52m (14'10")
A dual aspect double room with original sash windows, shutters and cornice.

Shower Room

Fitted with a large glazed and tiled enclosure which houses a fully plumbed 'Mira Sport' electric shower together with a traditional WC and corner pedestal basin with a large, tiled splashback and illuminated mirror above. Slate effect tiled floor. Original part obscured sash window. ceiling spotlights.


Recessed skylight. Access to eaves storage space and dome room. A part glazed fire door leads to the inner hallway and all other rooms which offer great potential for conversion to a semi self contained apartment - subject to building regs.

Dome Room

Glazed panels above the glass dome introduce natural light whilst protecting the large structure from the elements. The dome has been partially insulated.

Bedroom 5 6.40m (21'0") x 4.37m (14'4")
A large room with an original, high level dormer window. Basin and wall mounted mirror.

Bedroom 6 5.89m (19'4") x 4.57m (15'0")
A further large double room again with an original high level window.

Bedroom 7 4.80m (15'9") x 3.10m (10'2")
A generous double size room with a high level timber framed, double glazed window. Basin and heat detector.

WC/ Bathroom 4.62m (15'2") x 1.88m (6'2")
Having a separate WC on entering the room. Cast iron bath and twin basins. Glazed roof panel and a timber framed window.

Inner Hall

A spacious area with coat hooks all around, ideal when entertaining on a large scale. A covered passageway leads to the basement store/ work rooms and stairs to the garage.

Games Room 8.53m (28'0") x 5.00m (16'5")
A fully decorated room with natural light and ventilation provided by a deep square bay with double glazed French doors and steps leading up to the garden. Oak effect floor covering. Television and satellite points.

Office 4.50m (14'9") x 3.81m (12'6")
A well proportioned basement room with a front facing sash window providing an element of natural light. Access to further store rooms. Light and power.

China Store - 3.56m (11'8") x 1.73m (5'8")

A walk in shelved store room with an original sash window to the front.

Utility/ Laundry Room - 5.82m (19'1") x 4.01m (13'2")

Two timber framed sash windows - one of which is double glazed. Built in airing and linen cupboards. Plumbed for a washing machine. Space for a tumble dryer. Original Belfast sink and pull up airing racks. Boiler cupboard housing a 'Firebird' oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder.

Integral Garage 5.94m (19'6") x 5.41m (17'9")
A generous double garage with a uPVC door to the rear garden. Electronically operated up and over door. Light and power points. A further uPVC door leads out to an enclosed front yard with a gate to Strathallan Road. Cold water point. Internal concrete steps lead down the smaller basement rooms.

Rear Garden
A generous, south facing garden which is well fenced and hedged to the sides and rear. Primarily laid to lawn with mature shrubs and colourful planted beds. Cold water point. Currently open access to the front of the property.

Additional information

All mains services are installed. Oil fired central heating. Combination of modern double glazed windows and original wooden sash.


Carpets, curtains and light fittings.

Reference: E10000929


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