DescriptionEast Ballabane is a traditional Manx farmhouse in a wonderful position overlooking the coast and farmland in the north of the Isle of Man, as well as the Ayres Nature Reserve. The area surrounding Ballabane is excellent for walking, cycling, and bird-watching. A site of major ecological significance, parts of the Ayres have been designated as an Area of Special Scientific Interest and as a National Nature Reserve.
The spacious house is beautifully furnished and has wooden floors and original feature fireplaces. There is a large sunny conservatory, and the farmhouse has an Aga type cooker. The large utility room houses the fridge-freezer, washer-drier and dishwasher. There are three attractive bedrooms one double, one twin and one single, a spacious bathroom with a roll-top bath plus a separate shower room with WC.
The whole property is furnished with carefully selected pieces, mainly old pine and antiques. It is truly a home from home.
The farmhouse is set in an enclosed courtyard, which is a real suntrap. It also provides plenty of space for parking. There is a garden in front of the property with a picnic bench and bbq area. You can also enjoy shared use of the large tree lined lawn that is ideal for games and more picnics!
There are wonderful beaches 5 minutes away in either direction, and there is also a golf course only 5 minutes away.
East Ballabane is the perfect spot for walking, bird-watching, cycling, painting, golfing, and for a peaceful family holiday.
Located next door is The Milking Parlour, a stunning barn conversion that sleeps 4.
Visit Isle of Man rating: 4 Star Gold Award
Lounge: Two sofas, chairs, TV, log burner.
Kitchen: Well equipped including Aga style cooker, kettle and toaster.
Utility room: Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, microwave, complete with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Dining Room: Dining table & six chairs (additional chairs in the conservatory/kitchen if needed).
Conservatory: Sofa, chairs and coffee table
Bedroom 1: Double bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: Twin bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, dressing table.
Bedroom 3: Single bed, bedside cabinet, chest of drawers.
Bathroom:, Bath, with handheld shower, WC, 2 basins and vanity unit
Games room: Within the barn, shared with the other cottage containing table tennis, small snooker table and a varety of games!
Parking: Plenty of parking for 2 vehicles within the yard area.
Changeover Day: Flexible - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets: 2 dogs welcome
Power & Heating: Oil central heating, Gas & Electricity included
Wifi: Free Wifi included
Bedding & Linen: Bed linen and towels provided.
Baby Equipment: High chair available on request.
Shop: 1.5 ml Pub: 1.5 ml