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Rushen House, Bridge Street, Castletown

Offers in the region of £850,000 - For Sale

The Numbers
  • Status
  • For Sale
  • Bedrooms
  • 5 bedroom icon
  • Bathrooms
  • 3 bath icon
  • Receptions
  • 4 reception icon
  • Asking Price
  • Offers in the region of £850,000
The Description
  • Detached period house in the heart of Castletown
  • One of the most historic houses on the Island dated from around the 17th Century
  • Arguably one of the largest houses in the former capital still in use as a private residence
  • Stone’s throw from the beach and harbour
  • 150 ft x 60 ft delightful secret rear garden
  • The property needs substantial updating
  • 3 Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen, Utility
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 En Suites and Family Bathroom
  • 36 ft x 16 ft Attic Room ideal for conversion
  • Extensive cellars
  • Off road parking, garaging, further outbuildings
  • Excellent potential to create a superb family home
  • No onward chain
The Features

Directions
Proceed towards Castletown centre via Victoria Road and at Brewery Wharf turn left onto Bridge Street and the property is a short distance along on the left hand side opposite the museum.

Porch (Approx 12’6 x 5’3)

Hall (Approx 20’0 x 7’0)
Spacious reception hallway with original Georgian cornice, door surrounds and panelling. Stairs leading to the first floor.

Drawing Room (Approx 18’5 x 15’4)
Open marble fireplace. Original Georgian cornice, door surrounds and panelling.

Dining Room (Approx 20’3 x 14’5)
With original Georgian door surrounds and panelling. Arched sideboard recess. Full-height Georgian built-in cupboard.

Sitting Room (Approx 14’0 x 11’0)
Alcove shelving.

Utility Room/Servery (Approx 13’0 x 11’6)
Double drainer with stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Plumbing for dishwasher.

Kitchen Breakfast Room (Approx 15’7 x 15’4)
Base and wall units, work surface and red Aga. Door through to:

Rear Hall
Access to the first floor. W.C. off. Gives access to Bedroom 5.

Side Hall
Boiler room and cellar off. Door leading to the garden.

Inner Hall
Access to further cellars. W.C. off. Coat hanging area.

Main Cellar
With coal hatch from courtyard.

First Floor

Half Landing
Walk-in airing/linen cupboard. Open seating area overlooking the rear garden with Book Room off.

Main Landing

Bedroom 1 (Approx 18’0 x 15’5)
Built-in wardrobes.

En Suite Bathroom (Approx 11’9 x 6’0)
Suite comprising bath, bidet, wash hand basin and toilet.

Bedroom 2 (Approx 18’0 x 11’5)
Built-in wardrobes. Limited sea view.

Bedroom 3 (Approx 14’3 x 13’2)
Built-in mirrored dressing table and built-in wardrobe. Views over the courtyard garden.

Study (Approx 9’0 x 7’4)
Views over the Nautical Museum.

Bathroom (Approx 11’8 x 7’9)
Suite comprising bath, shower enclosure with plumbed in shower, wash hand basin and toilet.

Second Floor

Bedroom 4 (Approx 14’0 x 13’0)
Distant sea views.

Attic Room (Approx 36’0 x 16’0)
Exposed A-frames. Suitable for conversion to additional bedroom space if required or Playroom etc.

Bedroom 5 (Approx 17’2 x 14’7)
Separately located from the main accommodation off the rear hall. Suitable as staff or family suite.

En Suite Bathroom (Approx 9’3 x 5’10)
Bath, wash hand basin and toilet. Storage cupboard.

Outside
19th Century iron railings to the roadside frontage, backed by mature olearia hedge. Side driveway leading to garage and store. Rear garden/courtyard with stone built former coach house and stable, now one two-storey and one single-storey store suitable for conversion to a studio or similar subject to the necessary approvals. Large roofed, open-fronted store, previously used as a boathouse. Stone built gardener’s lavatory.

Garage (Approx 19’2 x 15’4)
Double brick built garage with attached store off of approximately equal size suitable for conversion to additional garaging subject to the necessary approvals.

Walled GardenĀ 
Delightful, walled secret rear garden approximately 150 ft x 60 ft. Surrounded by tall Georgian walls of Castletown limestone and benefiting from the adjacent mature woodland of Lorne House. Principally laid to lawn with an array of mature fruit, specimen trees and shrubs.

Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Tenure
The Tenure is Freehold.

Possession
Vacant possession on completion of purchase.

Viewings
By appointment through the Agent, Black Grace Cowley.

Map and More Info

  • Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms 5 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Bathrooms
  • Receptions 4 Receptions 4 Receptions 4 Receptions 4 Receptions

Rushen House, Bridge Street
Castletown

£850,000 See Details