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Ballakesh is a small residential estate on the Isle of Man. The property is a large Georgian style house in one of the finest locations on the island, with sea views out across the Mull of Galloway. The property has a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, cloakroom, utility room, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room.

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There is also a cottage in the grounds which has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, sitting room, dining room, study and a kitchen, as well as two private offices. Additionally there is an outbuilding with a workshop, former loose boxes and a dutch barn.

The estate spans around 120 acres at the present time, principally used for grazing, and there are an additional 280 acres on adjoining land, mostly to the east of the estate where the well drained rolling countryside lends itself to excellent driven partridge shooting.

Local amenities are at Andreas three miles away and Ramsey seven miles away and there is a private airfield nearby. Travel from Ronaldsway airport to Gatwick takes around 1hr 30mins and there are frequent ferry services to the mainland, Dublin and Belfast.

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The Isle of Man is a self governing non EC state, and is a low tax area with low standard rates of income tax, no capital gains tax and no inheritance tax. The guide price for Ballakesh is £2.25m. For further information, please contact the Chester office of Strutt and Parker on 01244 354 880.

* Luxury property for sale