Ashfield House & Ashfield Lodge, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas

£2,250,000

Key Features

  • Handsome Georgian period family home
  • Set in an elevated position overlooking meticulously landscaped parkland grounds
  • 4 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, 3 En Suites and 2 Bathrooms
  • Annexe and Detached Gate Lodge, Staff of Visitor Accommodation
  • Integral Double Garage
  • Detached Workshop / Garaging
  • Private gardens extending to approx 1.22 acres
  • Outdoor patio area, ideal for entertaining family or friends
  • Private Tennis Court

Overview

Directions
Ashfield House and Ashfield Lodge are situated on Glencrutchery Road, close to the entrance of the exclusive Hillberry Green private estate. Travelling from Douglas town centre, continue up Woodbourne Road onto Ballaquayle Road in the direction of St. Ninians Church. At the traffic lights, turn right towards Onchan onto Glencrutchery Road where Ashfield House can be found on the right-hand side almost immediately opposite the entrance to Hillberry Green.

Ashfield House
“One of the finest period Georgian Houses on the Isle of Man.”

Entrance Porch (Approx 9’7 x 8’0)
Period style timber front door with brass furniture, tiled flooring, fitted wooden shutters, inner glazed door into;

Reception Hall (Approx 16’6 x 14’3)
A welcoming entrance to the main house, providing access to all rooms. Featuring beautiful wooden skirting, architraves and doors, deep-set coving, cast-iron radiators, wall lights and picture rail. A glass chandelier and staircase up to the bedroom accommodation form the central showpiece to the room.

Dining Room (Approx 17’6 x 14’11)
A good size traditional family dining room with stunning frieze detailing to the walls and a large period window with built-in traditional wooden shutters with a view over the rear garden and patio area.

Drawing Room (Approx 24’7 x 16’1)
Lovely room with a fireplace centrepiece featuring coal-effect gas fire, stone hearth, marble surround, mantlepiece, recessed wooden shelving to either side. The large window overlooking the patio and garden includes traditional timber shutters and there is a separate access to the garden.

Rear Hallway
Behind the staircase a rear hallway provides access downstairs to the accommodation on the lower ground floor and at ground floor level, into;

Cloakroom (Approx 8’1 x 6’7)
Fitted with a classic suite comprising pedestal WC, sink and heated towel rail.

Lounge/Snug (Approx 16’4 x 14’1)
A useful ‘second’ lounge / family room off the kitchen with built-in cupboards, cast-iron radiators, large windows with traditional timber shutters, TV and power sockets, recessed spotlights and picture rail.

Kitchen (Approx 14’10 x 12’7)
Fitted Poggenpohl kitchen with a range of base, wall and drawer units with matching worksurface, tiled splash backs and integral appliances. Aga range cooker.

Pantry (Approx 7’11 x 5’0)
Fitted with base, wall and drawer units.

Utility Room (Approx 10’2 x 6’4)
Plumbed for washing machine, sink and drainer.

Lower Ground Floor

Hallway

L-Shaped Storeroom (Approx 15’4 x 13’10)
Original stone tiled flooring. Shelving.

Storeroom (Approx 12’3 x 7’0)
Useful storage accommodation with potential for development/refurbishment.

Playroom (Approx 16’7 x 14’10)
A light open-space with a large window, quarry tile flooring, built-in cupboards. Door into;

Boiler Room / Storage (Approx 16’4 x 14’2)
Housing the Worcester Oil-fired condenser boiler and associated control equipment, access into the original coal bunker with a separate door to the outside with steps up to the front of the property.

Private Office (Approx 16’2 x 14’7)
A large space currently used as a private ‘home office’ with access out onto the rear patio via a door and set of stairs. Door into;

Storage (Approx 14’5 x 11’4)
Additional storage space.

Private Wine Cellar
The perfect home for your collection!

First Floor
From the reception hall, stairs up to the beautiful wood-panelled half-landing with a ‘secret’ door providing access into two separate guest bathrooms.

Principle Bedroom Suite (Approx 17’9 x 15’0)
A large, light and spacious double bedroom with traditional features and superb views across the parkland grounds, tennis court and over Douglas Bay.

En Suite Bathroom (Approx 16’1 x 8’0)
A complimentary en-suite bathroom featuring a fitted suite comprising oversized bath, sink with vanity unit, pedestal WC and bidet, heated towel rail and furniture to include a dressing table, glazed cupboards and shelving.

Dressing Room (Approx 14’7 x 9’0)
Comprising built-in Neville Johnson custom-made full height wardrobes with shelving and shoe racks, dressing table, fitted shutters and recessed spotlights.

Bedroom 1 (Approx 15’6 x 14’3)
A large double bedroom with built in wardrobes, coved ceilings, picture rail, fitted ‘venetian’ style privacy blind, access into;

Dressing Area (Approx 7’3 x 5’3)
Full-height wardrobes.

En Suite Shower Room (Approx 7’0 x 6’6)
A modernised en-suite shower room with tiled floors and walls, walk-in shower with glass door, undermounted sink with granite stone top and under-croft storage, heated towel warmer and shutters.

Annexe/Bedroom 5
Accessible from either Bedroom 1 or via the rear hallway (via the secondary staircase up from the utility) this annexe comprises a small kitchenette and reception room with access over the garage outside onto a decked patio area.

Bedroom 2 (Approx 13’3 x 9’0)

Bedroom 3 (Approx 16’3 x 14’10)
A large double bedroom with lovely views over the rear gardens, decorative coved ceilings, picture rail, recessed spotlights, access into;

Dressing Room (Approx 8’0 x 7’2)
Fitted furniture, hanging space and wardrobes.

En Suite Shower Room (Approx 10’0 x 7’2)
Modern en-suite comprising walk-in shower and fitted with a contemporary white suite including pedestal WC, undermounted sink into a granite top, storage beneath, heated towel warmer, fitted ‘Venetian’ style wooden privacy blind, recessed spot lights.

Rear Hallway
Stairs down into the utility room.

Ashfield Lodge
A detached stone-built former Gate Lodge providing self-contained one bedroom accommodation comprising large Double Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, modern fitted Kitchen and open-plan Lounge to the first floor.

Outside
A private tarmac driveway leads into the property opening out in front of the main entrance to the house providing a large turning circle for vehicles. The property has a high stone wall to its boundary with the road, thoughtfully planted with mature shrubs, trees and evergreens in and amongst manicured lawned areas. To the rear, the mature well cared for gardens take on a parkland style theme.

A large rear split-level patio provides space for outdoor entertaining or relaxing over a morning coffee. The tiered effect of the gardens then takes you down onto a manicured lawn, bordered with mature shrubs towards the private Tennis Court and original Victorian Greenhouse. To its boundaries the gardens are tree-lined providing a framework of privacy.

Double Garage (Approx 24’2 x 19’2)
Large integral double garage with twin electronic insulated sectional panel doors. Separate gardener’s access via double doors.

Workshop/Garage (Approx 30’0 x 16’9)
A separate detached workshop / garage sits adjacent to the Lodge providing additional vehicle or garden machinery storage space.

Travel Information

  • Airport: 9.5 miles
  • Douglas town centre: 1 mile
  • Flight Times: Liverpool: 36 minutes, Manchester 40 minutes, London City: 1hr 1min
  • Dublin: 37 mins, Belfast: 32 mins
  • Regular flights between the Isle of Man to the UK and Ireland
  • Car ferries and fast ferries ply routes to Dublin, Belfast, Heysham and Liverpool
  • Journey times from about 2hrs 45 mins

Local Information
The Isle of Man TT is a major motorcycle attraction for the island in May/June and the island hosts numerous sporting events throughout the year. The Isle of Man has some very appealing tax advantages and is often described as a jewel in the Irish sea. It is 52 kilometres (32 miles) long and, at its widest point, 22 kilometres (14 miles) wide with a population of about 84,000.

The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland. It’s known for its rugged coastline, medieval castles and rural landscape, rising to a mountainous centre. Although Castletown is the original seat of government on the island The House of Keys, as it is known, is now based in the capital of Douglas.

One of Britain’s five UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves the Isle of Man is both geographically attractive and culturally intriguing. This is all found alongside gorgeous, green valleys and ruggedly picturesque coastlines.

There are restaurants and a range of shops and supermarkets in Castletown with Douglas providing a more comprehensive range of services.

Additional information
EPC Exempt.

Services
All mains services are connected. Oil fired central heating to Ashfield House and Gas fired central heating to Ashfield Lodge.

Tenure
Freehold.

Possession
Vacant possession on completion of purchase.

Viewings 
By appointment through Black Grace Cowley.

At a Glance

  • Price
    £2,250,000
  • Status
    For Sale
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Reception Rooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • En Suite
    3
  • Heating
    Oil and Gas fired central heating
  • Front Garden
    Yes
  • Rear Garden
    Yes
  • Garage
    Yes
  • Acreage
    1.22
  • Out Buildings
    2

Contact the Agent

Contact the Agent

Tim Groves

tim@blackgracecowley.com

(01624) 645552

Key Features

  • Handsome Georgian period family home
  • Set in an elevated position overlooking meticulously landscaped parkland grounds
  • 4 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, 3 En Suites and 2 Bathrooms
  • Annexe and Detached Gate Lodge, Staff of Visitor Accommodation
  • Integral Double Garage
  • Detached Workshop / Garaging
  • Private gardens extending to approx 1.22 acres
  • Outdoor patio area, ideal for entertaining family or friends
  • Private Tennis Court

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