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Halcyon Days, Ballacurn, Ballaugh


4 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 2 Reception

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Outstanding 3-4 Bed 19th Century Manx Farmhouse Full of Character & Many Original Features.
Beautiful Private Gardens, In Excess of 1.5 Acres Plus a Quality Double Fenced 3 Acre Paddock.
Perfect for Those with Equestrian Interests. In Addition the Whole Boundary is Fully Dog Proof.
Refurbished to Create a Very Comfortable Family Home with Flexible Living Accommodation.
Bespoke Farmhouse Style Kitchen with 'Alpha' Range Providing Heating & Hot Water; Utility Room.
Family Room/ Guest Bedroom 4, Inner Hall, Bathroom & Superb Open Plan Lounge & Dining Room.
1st Floor - Bathroom & 2 Double Bedrooms 1 with Dressing Area, 1 with a Large En Suite Bathroom.
2nd Floor - Guest/ Teenage Suite - Central Seating Area, Kitchenette, Bedroom & Storage Cupboard.
Oil Fired Central Heating & Double Glazing. Open Fire in Dining Room, Wood Burning Stove in Lounge.
Enclosed Yard, Large Outdoor Store Room & Good Size Studio - Ideal Home Office/ Teenage Den.
2 Extra Large Stables with Talk Grills & Mangers, Turn Out/ Exercise Area Plus Tack Room & Feed Store.
Direct Access for Off Road Hacking on the Disused Railway Line to Ballaugh Village, Kirk Michael & Beach.
Superb Lawned Gardens with Various Seating Areas, Fruit Trees, Ornamental Pond & Quality Greenhouse.
Large 1st Floor Balcony Enjoying Views Across the Garden & Paddock. Extensive Parking & Double Integral Garage.


Travel in a northerly on the TT course through Kirk Michael towards Ballaugh village. Halcyon Days will be found along on the left hand side. Access to the property is via the gates on the north side.

A fabulous opportunity to acquire an outstanding 19th Century Manx Farm House full of character and charm, with many original features. Set on a plot of approximately 4.5 acres. A fabulous property which has been tailored to the needs of those with equestrian interests with many thoughtful features added to make life easier. The property would also naturally appeal to those with a love of gardening, formal lawns situated at the rear and side of the property are an absolute delight and enjoy much privacy and sunshine. The agents have absolutely no hesitation in recommending a viewing.

The property is accessed via a wooden stable style door with a glazed top section.

Farmhouse Style Kitchen 5.79m (19'0) x 4.19m (13'9)
Beautifully fitted with a range of bespoke, hand painted base units in reclaimed pine together with glazed display units, spice cupboard and open ended shelves. Cupboard housing a 'Hotpoint' electric oven with grill. Solid wood work tops incorporating a 'Belfast' sink with chrome taps. Integrated dishwasher. Quirky terracotta wine bottle holders. 'Alpha' range cooker which supports the central heating and hot water system. Hob, microwave and fridge. Tiled splashback. Beamed ceiling with directional spotlight fittings. A large window overlooks the garden. Ample space for a large family dining table and chairs. Solid oak floor with mat well. Timber stable style door with double glazed top section leading to the rear garden. Telephone point. Doors to the inner hall, dining room and utility area. The utility area provides space for a freezer and tumble dryer. Dual aspect windows. Oak fire door to the integral garage.

Double Garage 5.44m (17'10) x 5.23m (17'2)

Dual access - to the front is an up and over door to the rear is a part glazed timber door to the enclosed yard and wood store. Consumer unit. 3 phase electrics. Light and power points. Washing machine and tumble dryer.

Kitchen Picture 2

Dining Room/ Family Room/ Guest Bedroom 4.42m (14'6) x 3.81m (12'6)
A flexible, dual aspect room with a door leading out to the garden. Currently a potters studio. Telephone and multiple power points. Ceramic tiled floor. Glazed double doors to the sitting room.

Sitting Room 6.93m (22'9) x 3.05m (10'0) max
Having fully panelled walls in solid Oak, currently decorated for a lighter feel. Beamed ceiling and an open grate fireplace with a brick insert and hearth together with an attractive carved surround. Built in cupboards and display shelves to either side. Quality timber framed, double glazed sash window and side panels to the front elevation catching the morning sun. Italian ceramic tiled floor. Clear opening to the lounge.

Sitting Room pic 2

Lounge 5.44m (17'10) x 3.71m (12'2)
Styled to match the sitting room with decorated, Oak panelled walls. Fitted with a glass fronted, stove set on a brick hearth. Beamed ceiling. Two timber framed, quality double glazed sash windows to the front elevation. Italian ceramic tiled floor. Door to an understairs wine store. Dual television points. Glazed, multi pane door to the inner hall.

Inner Hall
Beamed ceiling and tongue and groove panelling to dado height. Oak effect floor covering. Cupboard housing the electric consumer unit. Stairs with a window at the half landing lead to the first floor. ADSL internet connection. Smoke detector.

Beamed ceiling and tongue and groove panelling to dado height. Fitted with a 'Heritage' suite of pedestal wash basin and WC together with a large bath with corner taps. Two obscure glazed windows. Painted wooden flooring.


Main Landing
Stairs lead up to the second floor. Smoke detector. Ceiling lights. A glazed panelled door opens onto the large verandah.

Bedroom 1 3.84m (12'7) x 2.39m (7'10)
A double room with dual aspect, double glazed timber framed sliding sash windows to front and side elevations with bespoke pine pelmets. Dado rail. Doors to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom 3.40m (11'2) x 2.18m (7'2)
Bright and spacious with a four piece suite comprising large 'Jacuzzi' corner bath, WC and pedestal basin together with a large walk in enclosure with a fixed rain shower and shelf. Dual aspect double glazed timber framed sliding sash windows to the side and rear elevations providing plenty of natural light. Wooden flooring. Picture rail with tiled walls below. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 5.21m (17'1) x 3.78m (12'5)
A superb double room with dual aspect double glazed timber framed sliding sash windows to the front and side elevations together with bespoke pine pelmets. Featuring a period style fireplace and a separate dressing area with hand built antique pine, open fronted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Further open fronted alcove storage areas with cupboards beneath.

Family Bathroom 2.29m (7'6) x 1.78m (5'10)
Fitted with a white suite comprising fully tiled 'P' shaped bath with a thermostatically controlled shower over and a glazed screen. Pedestal basin and WC. Picture rail with tiled walls below. Obscured double glazed window to the rear elevation. Painted wooden floor. Extractor.

A generous area with wooden safety ballustrades and wooden steps down to the enclosed yard. A wonderful place to sit and look out over the garden and paddock.

Ideal guest/ teenage accommodation which enjoys a superb outlook across the garden and paddock via a large uPVC window.

View from Guest Lounge

Semi Open Plan Lounge 5.13m (16'10) x 2.84m (9'4)
Currently utilised as a guest area but would also be ideal for a youngster who is not quite ready to 'fly the nest'. Sloping ceiling with inset A frame beams. Access to eaves storage area which runs the width of the property. Television and telephone points. Access to the kitchenette and bedroom.

Bedroom 3 3.05m (10'0) x 2.77m (9'1) minimum
Original beams span the width of the room giving country charm with sloping ceilings. Eaves storage and inset A frame. Two 'Velux' windows.

Fitted with beech effect base and drawer units together with laminate work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap. Deep shelved recesses beyond the cupboards. Two 'Velux' windows. Wood effect floor covering. Door leading through to the storage room which houses the 'Megaflo' pressurised hot water cylinder.


Exercise/ Turn Out Area
Walled all weather turn out arena. Timber framed feed store and tack room with power points and controls for the high quality electric fencing. Hay store. Several external water taps and power points. Automatic floodlights.

Two extra large 14' x 14' stables of half log timber construction. Mangers and talk grills, rubber matting and power points.

Gated Access to the Old Railway Line

Approaching 3 acres of well drained grazing land, split into two paddocks with dog/ stock proof fencing to the boundary and high quality internal mains electric fencing and auto water drinkers. Two access points.

A wide gravelled driveway leads from the road through wrought iron gates to the rear of the property with parking for numerous vehicles. A pretty rose/ herb garden is situated in front of the kitchen and dining room windows providing an abundance of colour from the spring right through to late autumn. The garden is primarily laid to lawn with walls to two sides providing much privacy. Planted with mature shrubberies and numerous fruit trees providing eating apples, cooking apples, plums and blackcurrants. A large greenhouse with raised beds water and electricity is a very useful addition.

Side Garden

Side Garden
Located beside the garage with easy access to the enclosed yard with wood shed and gated access to the main road. Adjacent to the studio is a pretty planted garden with an ornamental pond.

Workshop 3.66m (12'0) x 2.79m (9'2)

Pitched roof. Ceramic tiled floor. Timber door. Side window. Power and water.

Studio 4.09m (13'5) x 2.49m (8'2)
A fully refurbished, triple aspect stone building which was created originally as a potters studio but would be ideal as a teenage den or home office. Large base unit with solid wood work tops and inset 'Belfast' sink. Light and power points. Easy care vinyl floor covering.

Additional information

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating via the 'Alpha' range cooker/ boiler.


Fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings.

Reference: N1000629


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