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Discover the Isle of Man: A Haven for High-Net-Worth Living

Nestled in the heart of the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man welcomes individuals seeking a unique blend of tranquillity, sophistication, and natural beauty. As a jurisdiction renowned for its high quality of life, robust financial services, simple tax system and stunning landscapes, the Isle of Man is a premier destination for those embracing the pursuit of refined living. In this article, we invite you to explore three exceptional properties currently on the market with local estate agent, Chrystals...

The Ballamanaugh Estate, Sulby

The Ballamanaugh Estate spans 932 acres and features a blend of elegant living and breath-taking scenery. Constructed in 1937 by former Ambassador Sir Mark and Lady Collett, the main residence is an architectural gem surrounded by beautiful gardens. Several ownerships and refurbishments later, it is now one of the finest in the British Isles. The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole or up to 6 lots.


Lot 1 – Ballamanaugh/the Farm & Residential Properties

Lot 1 features the main residence, surrounded by its lush gardens and hills and valleys beyond. A pillared entrance guarded by the Lodge House leads to a courtyard with a 4-bay garage. The house is thoughtfully laid out, featuring reception rooms, a grand staircase, and a wrap-around terrace. The morning room, large kitchen and orangery add to the allure. 5 main bedroom suites, his and hers dressing rooms and an indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi are just a few more to add to the list. Evolving over the years, Ballamanaugh's gardens boasts secret gardens with unique borders, shrubs, and trees that is the home to hundreds of different species, many which are rare and exotic.

The estate also includes the original 'Pollys Cottage' with restoration potential and supporting structures like potting sheds and greenhouses. Home Farm in Lot 1 features farm buildings, a modern dairy unit, and approximately 490 acres of pasture land. Two houses, Tramman Farmhouse and Ballamanaugh Farmhouse, are let on an AST. Additional cottages, including Carrick Cottage, Gardeners Cottage, and The Lodge, complete the residential offerings. 

Ballamanaugh Estate truly is the definition of luxury. For more information, visit the Chrystals website.

Bolivia Mount, the Dhoor, Lezayre

Introducing Bolivia Mount, one of the most distinctive and handsome properties on the market for some years. Designed as a four square white stucco house in 1820 for William Moore, later acquired by Philip Teare in 1851, its name ties back to Teare's mining interests in Bolivia. The Georgian structure has evolved over time, now featuring a captivating entrance hall, a staircase detailed with intricate cornicing and rooms of grandeur, including a drawing room and dining room. Beyond the six bedrooms, three modern bathrooms and luxurious kitchen, is the iconic crenelated tower providing sweeping views of the estate and southerly panoramas to the hills. Complementing the principal residence, discover a recently extended three-bedroom detached cottage and a fully converted coach house with offices.

The estate spans approximately 42.3 acres, offering fields, paddocks, and pathways through extensive woodland. Boasting hundreds of mature trees, with over 3,000 trees planted in the last two decades, the estate also features beautifully landscaped formal gardens, a large boating lake, ponds, a tennis court, and private paths that extend across the entire curtilage.

This property perfectly combines heritage with contemporary luxury for an unparalleled living experience. For more information, visit the Chrystals website.

Glenaspet, Patrick Road, St Johns

Discover Glenaspet, a timeless retreat in the Isle of Man countryside, rooted in history dating back to the early 19th century. This stately manor estate, set on a private 9-acre elevated location, offers expansive views of the surrounding landscapes. The residence has undergone thorough and considerate renovation, adorned with a "Show Home" touch, creating a perfect family haven in a secure rural environment. The main home spans three stories, with four reception areas, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, a study, and a leisure area featuring a cinema room, gymnasium/games room, sauna, and shower.

Beyond the main residence, a fully renovated two-bedroom coach house, perched above the workshop, stables, and storage, complements the estate. Additional offerings include a garage block, a stone-built store/garage, formal gardens, paddocks with stables, an outdoor fire pit and summerhouse.

Glenaspet invites you to explore tranquillity, history, and contemporary living. For more information, visit the Chrystals website.

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Beyond these exceptional properties, the Isle of Man offers a lifestyle like no other. As a globally recognized financial centre, the island provides a haven for High-Net-Worth Individuals seeking a residence. The island is appealing to both individuals and businesses thanks to a financially rewarding system offering no capital gains, no inheritance tax, no corporate tax, no stamp duty and a simple structure of personal income tax. From World-class amenities to a vibrant cultural scene, the Isle of Man invites you to make this idyllic setting your home.

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