Nestled in a picturesque setting, Maple Bank stands as a beacon of fantastic potential. This handsome double-fronted detached property, known for its charming facade, has been thoughtfully part-renovated, offering a blank canvas for your creative vision. Poised on an elevated position, the property provides stunning panoramic views that extend over the serene surrounding countryside and the quaint village of Laxey.
A labor of love, the current owner has meticulously overseen the property's renovation and refurbishment. Every effort has been made to preserve the original period features and charm, ensuring a touch of history is retained in every corner.
Gaze out from the front elevation of this property, and you'll be captivated by the breathtaking aspects that unfold - a tapestry of rolling landscapes and the picturesque village below. But Maple Bank isn't just about the view; it's also about convenience. Situated within easy walking distance of Laxey's various amenities - from shops and restaurants to a children's play park, bus routes, and the iconic historic electric trams connecting to Douglas - everything is at your fingertips.
Step inside, and you'll discover a home that's primed for your personal touch. The property's current state showcases part partitions, exposed roof trusses, and the promise of rooms waiting to take shape.
As it stands, the accommodation layout envisions two reception rooms, a kitchen, a basement, four bedrooms, and a bathroom. The potential is vast, and the canvas is yours to fill. Excitingly, planning permission (application no. 17/01324/B) has already been granted for a two-story extension, poised to introduce a remarkable family room and a master bedroom with an ensuite. What's more, the Planning Application and Building Control approval processes are complete and work has commenced, ensuring your aspirations for the extension wont go to waste.
Outside, the gardens grace the property's sides and rear, extending even to the front with steps cascading down to the roadside. This expanse of outdoor space holds just as much promise as the interior.
It's important to note that Maple Bank is best suited for cash buyers, offering a unique opportunity to shape a property of remarkable potential. This is your chance to turn a canvas into a masterpiece, where your imagination can run wild against the backdrop of a truly idyllic setting. Welcome to Maple Bank - where potential meets picturesque perfection.
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See vendors comments section below for list of works completed as informed by the vendor.
List of works completed mentioned by the vendor below -
All openings have had the external steel and internal wooden lintels removed and replaced with concrete ones
Damaged joists, rafters and purlins repaired/replaced and treated
All windows replaced with high quality UPVC sliding sash windows
New landing UPVC window fitted replicating the original stained glass window
New, larger window openings in the basement created with concrete lintels fitted
New UPVC basement windows fitted, these open wide enough to provide a fire escape
New UPVC stable door fitted as a back door
New treated roof timbers on rear elevation
New ornate facias (treated timber) and fancy wood work (treated) above first floor windows
New slate roof and lead work
Injected damp course into stone walls
Decorative floor tiles carefully lifted and stored so they can be reset in the future
Original wooden staircase protected throughout ready for restoration
Decorative cast iron fire surrounds - 2 left in place and 2 stored ready for refit
External 3 coat Wetherby system applied
Repair of external mouldings
New electricity supply and meter fitted
All chimneys flues have been lined with a pumped Vermiculite/concrete mix
All lime plaster and lathe and slat partition walls stripped back ready for plasterboard fitting
Both chimney stacks have been stripped back to sound stone and rebuilt
New slabs cast on chimney tops with decorative pots fitted
Cascade replica cast iron gutters, hoppers and downpipes fitted
Velux windows fitted to roof above the area designed to be a study
Site cleared of rubbish and overgrown greenery