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Lorne House, Douglas Street, Castletown 7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown

7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
7 bedroom detached house For Sale in Castletown - Property photograph
  • Characterful Elegant Mansion House set in 6½ Acres, Enjoying Views over Castletown Harbour and Castle Rushen
  • 16,000 Sq Ft, One of The Most Important Houses on the Isle of Man
  • 27'3" Reception Hall, Six Reception Rooms, Four Cloakrooms
  • Kitchen, Utility Room, Breakfast Room
  • Four Bedrooms, Four Bathrooms
  • Owners Wing: Galleried Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Three Bedrooms, Two bathrooms, Dressing Room
  • Office and Communications Centre Lorne House
  • Oil Central Heating, Cat 5 Cabling, Phase 3 Electrics
  • Garaging for Four Cars, 6½ Acre Grounds with Kitchen and Herb Garden

Introduction

An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate this landmark house circa 1826. Former official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man. A magnificent late Georgian house, distictive Regency architectural features, restored to it's former spendour by the present owner. Surrounded by Castletown stone walls featuring a castellated arch and lookout. High ceilings to all principal accommodation. Wealth of original features include pitch pine floors, restored sash windows, decorative cornices and cast iron veranda.

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Lorne House, Douglas Street, Castletown

£4,000,000

7 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
8 receptions

Reference: POE-GZJ113NU6U

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  • Harmony Homes Ltd — Port Erin
  • 22 Church Road
    Port Erin
    IM9 6AQ
  • 01624 835252
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Property details

Directions to property

Pass the airport Douglas Road and continue through two roundabouts onto Bowling Green Road, proceeding ahead into Douglas Street, turning right into School Lane where Pickard Close is on the right and just past this turn left into the entrance of Lorne House via a sweeping tree lined drive.

Accommodation Comprising

  • Entrance Porch with Fluted Portico
  • Panelled Entrance Foyer

    12'2" (3m 70cm) x 11'9" (3m 58cm) approx.

    Door to:

  • Double Aspect Reception Room/Study

    17'2" (5m 23cm) x 12'10" (3m 91cm) approx.

    Carved fireplace surround with tiled hearth. Walk in coat/store cupboard.

  • Principle Reception Hall

    27'3" (8m 30cm) x 26'4" (8m 2cm) approx.

    Enfilade of decorative columns. Intricate cornice work and sweeping divided staircase. Lobby with stairs to lower ground floor. Secondary lobby with pedestal wash basin. Access to independent three bedroom wing.

  • Double Aspect Dining Room

    24'7" (7m 49cm) x 17'2" (5m 23cm) approx.

    Views across the gardens.

  • Boardroom

    24'8" (7m 51cm) x 20'1" (6m 12cm) approx.

    Bow window. Views across the gardens.

  • The Long Room

    40'0" (12m 19cm) x 24'1" (7m 34cm) approx.

    A magnificent double aspect room with French doors leading to the gardens. Carved marble mantelpiece, surround, hearth with cast iron fireplace and fender seats. Lobby leading to:

  • Twin Cloakrooms

    Pedestal wash basin and wc.

  • Rear Hall

    23'1" (7m 3cm) x 12'0" (3m 65cm) approx.

    Door to garden. Coat cupboard. Stairs to lower ground floor. Double doors to:

  • Sitting Room

    19'9" (6m 1cm) x 14'7" (4m 44cm) approx.

    Carved mantelpiece with marble inserts and hearth. Double doors to:

  • Breakfast Room

    19'4" (5m 89cm) x 15'7" (4m 74cm) approx.

    Recessed triple built in cabinets and book shelving. Door to courtyard and garden. Door to independent two storey wing.

  • First Floor

    Main Residence

  • Galleried landing

    25'8" (7m 82cm) x 13'1" (3m 98cm) approx.

    Decorative fluted columns. Twin lobbies, each with cloakrooms comprising pedestal wash basin and wc. Additionally one lobby houses cupboard with twin unvented hot water systems, the other stairs to the loft.

  • Drawing Room (Castle Rushen Room)

    24'6" (7m 46cm) x 21'0" (6m 40cm) approx.

    Three light bay window. Carved marble mantelpiece, surround and cast iron dog grate. Views towards Castle Rushen.

  • Double Aspect Bedroom

    19'1" (5m 81cm) x 17'1" (5m 20cm) approx.

  • En-Suite Bathroom

    12'5" (3m 78cm) x 9'0" (2m 74cm) approx.

    Victoria and Albert bath, walk in glass screened shower with 'rain' shower and hand spray. Surface mounted wash hand basin and wc. Towel warmer/radiator.

  • Bathroom

    12'7" (3m 83cm) x 12'4" (3m 75cm) approx.

    Victoria and Albert bath, walk in glass screened shower with 'rain' shower and hand spray. Surface mounted wash hand basin and wc. Towel warmer/radiator.

  • Further Double Aspect Bedroom

    17'11" (5m 46cm) x 14'5" (4m 39cm) approx.

    Decorative cast iron fireplace.

  • Third Double Aspect Bedroom

    18'5" (5m 61cm) x 16'11" (5m 15cm) approx.

  • En-Suite Bathroom (2)

    14'4" (4m 36cm) x 11'7" (3m 53cm) approx.

    Victoria and Albert bath, walk in glass screened shower with 'rain' shower and hand spray. Surface mounted wash hand basin and wc. Towel warmer/radiator.

  • Bedroom

    17'1" (5m 20cm) x 16'3" (4m 95cm) approx.

  • En-Suite Bathroom (3)

    12'10" (3m 91cm) x 10'2" (3m 9cm) approx.

    Victoria and Albert bath, walk in glass screened shower with 'rain' shower and hand spray. Surface mounted wash hand basin and wc. Towel warmer/radiator.

  • Lower Ground Floor

    Hallway leading to:

  • Office

    18'0" (5m 48cm) x 17'7" (5m 35cm) approx.

    Door to:

  • Server Room

    15'5" (4m 69cm) x 14'4" (4m 36cm) approx.

  • Utility Area

    11'9" (3m 58cm) x 11'3" (3m 42cm) approx.

    Range of laminate countered units on two walls incorporating stainless steel sink unit, matching wall cabinets, part tiled walls.

  • Inner Hall

    Twin fully tiled cloakrooms, each with pedestal wash basin and wc.

  • Store Room

    16'4" (4m 97cm) x 14'2" (4m 31cm) approx.

  • Chubb Strong Room

    24'3" (7m 39cm) x 18'7" (5m 66cm) approx.

  • Games Room Area

    16'11" (5m 15cm) x 10'0" (3m 4cm) approx.

    Store cupboard and:

  • Store Room (2)

    16'4" (4m 97cm) x 12'0" (3m 65cm) approx.

    Two further lower ground floor rooms:

  • Room 1

    11'7" (3m 53cm) x 11'7" (3m 53cm) approx.

  • Room 2

    25'7" (7m 79cm) x 16'10" (5m 13cm) approx.

  • Independant Wing

    Double doors from front elevation to:

  • Galleried Entrance Hall

    12'8" (3m 86cm) x 11'5" (3m 47cm) approx.

    Oak staircase to first floor.

  • Ground Floor - Owners Wing
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room

    15'6" (4m 72cm) x 10'4" (3m 14cm) approx.

    L shaped laminate countered unit with cupboards and drawers under incorporating stainless steel sink unit, Insinkerator, range of wall cupboards, Rangemaster double range oven with induction hob, stainless steel extractor hood and tiled splash back. Wall cabinets with underlighting. French doors to courtyard and gardens.

  • Utility Room

    11'1" (3m 37cm) x 7'1" (2m 15cm) approx.

    Laminate topped units with corner stainless steel sink unit. Miele washing machine and dryer. Wall cabinets and tall storage units. Twin built in Zanussi fridge/freezers.

  • First Floor - Owners Accommodation
  • Double Height Galleried Landing

    23'4" (7m 11cm) x 14'11" (4m 54cm)

    Beamed ceiling.

  • Double Aspect Bedroom (1)

    15'3" (4m 64cm) x 11'9" (3m 58cm) approx.

  • Dressing Room
  • En-Suite

    Victoria and Albert freestanding bath, tiled walk in shower with 'rain' shower and hand held spray, pedestal hand basin and wc. Tiled floor.

  • Bedroom 2

    15'1" (4m 59cm) x 10'8" (3m 25cm) approx.

  • Bedroom 3

    14'10" (4m 52cm) x 14'1" (4m 29cm) approx.

  • Dressing Room - Owners Accommdation

    Roof access. Door to heated linen cupboard with Santon Premier Plus unvented hot water cylinder.

  • En-Suite Bathroom - Owners Accommodation (Also Accessed From landing)

    Victoria and Albert freestanding bath, fully tiled wet room area with Aqualisa stop/start controls, pedestal wash basin and wc. Twin towel warmers. Tiled floor.

  • Outside
  • Four Car Garage Block
  • Large Greenhouse
  • Gardener's wc with wash basin
  • Plant Room

    Housing twin Worcester oil fired boilers.

  • Gardens

    The property is set in two acres of land, predominantly laid to sweeping lawns with mature trees and shrubs, together with kitchen and herb gardens. Restored orchard and fields bordering the driveway approach.

  • Agents Notes

    SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage installed. Oil central heating. INCLUSIONS Tba RATES Rateable value £1020. Approx rates payable gross £6508.84 (inclusive of water rates) 2019/2020. POSSESSION FREEHOLD VACANT POSSESSION ON COMPLETION. VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the Agent, Harmony Homes. OFFERS Strictly through the Agent, Harmony Homes.

  • Disclaimer

    These particulars, although believed to be correct, are for information only and do not constitute or form any contract nor should any statement contained therein be relied upon as a presentation of fact. Neither the seller, Harmony Homes, nor any employee of the firm has the authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property and cannot accept liability for any error or errors in the particulars. It is the sole responsibility of any prospective purchaser or lessee to verify the description of the property and make his own proper enquiries, searches and inspection.

  • Notes

    Photos courtesy of Patricia Tutt.

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