Bishopscourt is one of the most important historic estates on the Isle of Man, with parts of the main property dating back to the 14th century. The house is the former residence of many prominent Bishops as well as James 7th Earl of Derby. Now the property has been completely modernised and restored.
The property has an entrance porch, reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, study, library, family kitchen, great kitchen, games room, gun room, larder, utility room, drying room plus extensive cellars. Sleeping accommodation comprises a master bedroom suite, three further bedroom suites and four further bedrooms, plus three bathrooms a night kitchen, plus an ante-chapel and a private chapel.
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The property also comes with a three-bedroom staff flat and a chauffeur’s flat as well as outbuildings and wonderful grounds. The Coach house is also a semi-circular range of stone-built garages including a central carriage house.
The gardens feature an array of mixed mature trees including palm and monkey puzzle trees and extend to over ten acres.
The property is situated to the north of Kirk Michael on the west coast which offers many day-to-day amenities and access is easy to the UK with regular flights to London and other major UK cities. The 227 sq mile island itself is beautiful with wide ranging stunning scenery and a wealth of leisure pursuits and also benefits from being a unique self-governing kingdom. Residents also benefit from the island’s advantageous tax regime.
The property has a guide price of £5m. For further information please contact Jackson Stops and Staff on 01625 540340 or visit www.jacksonstops.co.uk.