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Ballaspet House, Patrick Road, St Johns


7 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / 4 Reception

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A Substantial Detached Gentleman's Residence Enjoying Much Privacy.
Set Within a Plot Totalling Approximately 7 3/4 Acres.
Idyllic Rural Location with a Number of Large Out Buildings & Sheds.
Extended in the Late 1970's - With Modernisation Continuing Thereafter.
Many Original Features Retained, Further Works Required to Complete.
5 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, Large Utility & Ground Floor Shower Room.
6 Spacious Double Bedrooms, Study & Family Bathroom.
Modern Oil C/ Heating & Combination of Original & Modern T/F Windows.
Separate Lane to a 2 Storey Stone Building, Out Buildings, Wood Shed Etc.
Additional 3.85 Acre Paddock, Large Patio & Productive Orchard.


Travel from Douglas through to the Ballacraine crossroads. Continue straight ahead through St Johns with Tynwald Hill on the right. Take the next left turn, just prior to the pub and continue down past the post office / general store taking the next right turn onto Patrick Road. Continue for approximately 0.9 mile and the pillared entrance to Ballaspet House will be found just after the entrance to the blue house which sits back from the road. Continue up the drive where the property will be found, with ample parking space.

Ballaspet House has been owned by the same family for over 50 years, having being extended in the late 1970's. Along with the main house come extensive grounds with many out buildings providing a superb development opportunity subject to planning permission. The agents strongly recommend a viewing in order to appreciate the vast amount of potential it offers.

Steps lead up to a grand portico entrance with a night light. A part glazed entrance door leads into the vestibule with original decorative floor tiles which continue thorough the original half glazed inner door to the reception hall.
The reception hall has an original half turned staircase with carpet runner pegs, which leads off to the first floor, a modern timber framed window to the half landing providing additional natural light. Original stripped pine doors with panelled reveals lead to the Drawing Room and Sitting Room. Dado rail. Part obscure glazed door to the rear hall with a timber framed window looking out to the rear patio and fields, understairs storage and doors to the Dining Room and Study. Original floorboards.

Reception Hall pic 2

Drawing Room 5.36m (17'7") into bay x 4.70m (15'5") max
A spacious room enjoying views across the front lawn, retaining the original cornice and deep bay with timber framed, sash windows together with the panelled shutters. Open grate fireplace with a red brick surround and Peel sand stone mantle. Picture rail. Telephone point.

Sitting Room 5.31m (17'5") into bay x 4.62m (15'2") max
Almost identical to the drawing room, the shutters having been carefully stripped and waxed. In addition are television and satellite points along with a door to the Study.

Study max 4.67m (15'4") x 4.09m (13'5")
A further spacious room with dual, modern timber framed windows to the rear providing superb countryside views. 'Art Deco' style open grate fire place with a waxed pine surround and tiled hearth. Numerous power points. Door to the utility Room.

Utility Room 3.66m (12'0") x 4.27m (14'0")
An exceptionally spacious room of garage like proportion - offering space for a washer, dryer, large chest freezer and additional shelving. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. 'Ferroli' oil fired boiler serving the central heating and domestic hot water. Triple aspect, modern timber framed windows and a half glazed door to the rear of the property - patio, wood store, parking area etc. Tiled floor. Electric consumer units and access to a small loft.

Snug / Breakfast Room max 4.22m (13'10") x 4.11m (13'6")
Located to the rear of the property, adjacent to the kitchen. Dual timber framed windows offer superb countryside views over the patio. Red brick open fire place with integral hearth and mantle. In need of full decor. Wooden floorboards. Clear opening to an inner hall with a tiled floor and obscure glazed doors to the kitchen and dining room.

Snug / Breakfast Room pic 2

Dining Room 5.79m (19'0") x 3.17m (10'5")
A dual aspect room enjoying front garden views via modern timber framed windows. French doors lead out to the side covered patio. Close boarded ceiling, large floor to ceiling bookshelves. Varnished floor boards.

Kitchen 5.69m (18'8") x 2.82m (9'3")
A large room which has been fully tiled to the walls and floor. Dual aspect timber framed windows to the rear and side offer a pleasant rural view. Fitted with a basic range of units with marble effect work surfaces. Single drainer sink unit. Space for a dishwasher and cooker. Close boarded ceiling. Telephone point. Recessed, shelved pantry with light and a marble slab. An obscure glazed door at the back of the kitchen leads to the rear vestibule with a glazed door to a covered porch and an obscure glazed door to a shower room.

Shower Room 1.80m (3'35") Max x 2.62m (1'91")
Fully tiled walls and floor. Close boarded ceiling. Fitted with a modern suite of WC, pedestal basin with mirror above and a raised tray with curtain housing a fully plumbed shower. Obscure glazed window to the side elevation.

Decorative arch. Telephone point. Original floorboards. Dado rail. Original doors and architrave's Clear opening to the inner hall which accesses the extended part of the property.

Bedroom 2 max 4.67m (15'4") x 4.09m (13'5")
A generous double room with an original fire surround. Two modern timber framed windows to the rear offering countryside views. Original floor boards.

Bedroom 3 max 4.65m (15'3") x 4.09m (13'5")
A superb room enjoying front garden views via original timber framed sash windows with working shutters. Space for a 'Super King' size bed if required. Original fireplace with a slate hearth. Original floorboards.

Dressing Room / Study 2.74m (9'0") x 1.52m (5'0")
Stunning front garden views via the original 12 panelled sliding sash window.

Bedroom 4 max 4.70m (15'5") x 4.11m (13'6")
Similar to bedroom 3 with a tiled fireplace and oak surround.

Bedroom 5 max 4.24m (13'11") x 2.97m (9'9")
A double room located to the rear of the property, benefiting from fabulous views across the land via two modern timber framed windows. Recessed shelving.

Bedroom 6 5.71m (18'9") x 2.82m (9'3")
A double room with triple timber framed windows enjoying the rear facing views and glazed double doors leading out to a wooden platform (in need of repair). Close boarded ceiling with substantial exposed beams. Tongue and groove wooden floor.

Family Bathroom 4.37m (14'4") x 2.01m (6'7")
A well proportioned, fully tiled room fitted with a 'Sepia' coloured suite of large panelled bath with mixer shower attachment over, WC, pedestal basin and shower base (requiring spray attachment). Wall mounted vanity unit. Illuminated mirror with shaver point. Obscure glazed timber framed window to the side elevation. Close boarded ceiling and matching solid wood floor.

Bedroom 1 5.84m (19'2") x 3.20m (10'6")
A generously proportioned, dual aspect room enjoying views of the front and side gardens towards Peel via four timber framed windows. Ample space for a Super King' size bed. Solid wood floor and ceiling with substantial beams. A fixed wooden ladder gives access to a large attic / play room.

Attic Hobbies / Play Room

Having a fully exposed timber roof (with concealed insulation) and a window to the gable. Space to attach a wider stair case if required. Hot water cylinder and cold water tank. Light.

To the front of the property is a wide driveway and front lawn together with an abundance of mature trees including a superb, mature orchard stocked with a variety of fruits including cooking and eating apples, plums, pears, cherries, blackberries and raspberries. In addition is a mature Magnolia tree.

Included in the sale is a paddock of approximately 3.85 acres.

A separate lane accesses the various outbuildings - ideal if considering light commercial activities or conversion of the buildings.

Workshop 25.30m (83'0") x 6.10m (20'0")
Aluminium roof. Single glazed windows. Concrete floor. Attached to:

Two Storey Old Stone Built Stables & Loft 21.64m (71'0") x 4.88m (16'0")
Concrete Floor. Slate roof - ideal for conversion subject to planning permission.

Single Story Building 24.08m (79'0") x 5.13m (16'10")
Timber framed. Corrugated aluminium cladding. Concrete floor.

Brick Built Building 28.96m (95'0") x 5.74m (18'10")
Cavity wall construction. Concrete floor. Aluminium roof.

Large Concrete Pad 36.58m (120'0") x 10.67m (35'0")
Base of a former building.


Rear Elevation from Furthest Point of Land

Rear Patio

Additional information

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Combination of original sliding sash and modern timber framed windows.


Reference: W1000618


Whilst all details are believed to be correct neither Quayles Limited, their employees or vendor clients can guarantee their accuracy nor are they intended to form part of any contract. Prospective purchasers should rely on their own enquiries and legal searches before commiting to purchase. Advice should be sought from the appropriate professionals where required.

Photographs are taken using a wide angled lens, this is for the sole purpose of showing a larger area within the properties described. Unfortunately this can sometimes result in distortion or partial stretching of an image. It is not our intention to mislead hence pictures are displayed beside the corresponding room descriptions and measurements where possible.