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** NOW SOLD ** Semi detached 3 bed house built in 1939 with gardens, off road parking, garage and greenhouse – Requires Renovating

2 School Road, Onchan, IM3 4LA, Isle of Man


Property Description

3 Bed >
2 Reception Rooms
1 Bathroom
1 Garage

Semi-Detached 3 Bed House Built in 1939 In Need of Renovation (New Roof 2013)
NOT Suitable For First Time Buyers Due to Renovation – Sorry
Great Potential, Gardens Front and Rear  & Off Road Parking
Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
Double Glazing, New Roof 2013 Guaranteed For 20 Years 
Storage Heaters and Gas Fired Central Heating (Untested)
Single Garage, Outbuilding/Workshop, Greenhouse
Vacant Possession and No Onward Chain
Owned by the same family since new – see below

House History – Mr Gerard Frehe who was Dutch trained as a tailor in Holland & in London worked in a local tailors on the IOM where he was  introduced to the Quirk family who loved music & singing as he did.   He fell in love and married in 1926 & moved into a flat above an empty shop where he set up his tailor business in Douglas High Street, his wife worked within the shop along with many staff.  The business was called ‘Frehe’s For Fine Furs & Fashions For a Fortunate Few’.  The couple moved out of the flat above the shop just before the war and bought a brand new house in 1939 – 2 School Road,  Onchan where they brought up a son who trained as an Architect.

SITUATION  Travel from the TT Grandstand in the direction of Onchan over the Governors Bridge roundabout and along Main Road into Onchan.  Continue through the first and second set of traffic lights and take the second turning on the left into School Road where the property can be found a short distance along on the right hand side clearly identifiable by our Manxmove For Sale board.


ENTRANCE PORCH  Entered through part glazed door with glazed panelling to either side.  Leaded glazed door with panelling to either side, opening into :

HALLWAY (approx. 16’0 x 9’0)  L shaped hallway.  Stairs to first floor.  Picture window on the landing.  Radiator.  Moulded coved ceiling.  Door into :

LOUNGE (approx. 14’0 x 10’8)  Spacious lounge with feature fireplace and open fire (untested) with tiled surround and tiled hearth.  Large aluminium double glazed picture window.  Coved ceiling.

DINING ROOM (approx. 14’8 into bay x 10’7)  Good size room with feature fireplace with back boiler (untested) with tiled hearth, tiled slips and wooden mantel over.  Walk in bay area with large picture window overlooking the rear garden and to the side.

KITCHEN (approx. 9’4 x 8’10)   Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units in white with contrasting work surfaces.  Picture window overlooking the rear garden.  Walk in pantry with small window to the side.  Door to :

LEAN-TO  (approx. 9’4 x 3’4)  Tiled floor.  Wooden door and wooden glazed frames.  Glass roof.  Tiled floor. Steps down to the outbuilding.


HALLWAY   Window at the top of the stairs with views over Onchan.  Good size hallway.  Storage heater.

BEDROOM 1 (approx. 14’0 x 11’0)  Lovely size double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the park and distant sea views. Feature tiled fireplace.  Exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM 2 (approx. 11’10 x 7’7 max)  Window to the front overlooking the park.

BEDROOM 3 (approx. 10’1 x 9’5)  Lovely size double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden.  Views over to King Edward Bay Golf Club.

FAMILY BATHROOM (approx. 9’6 x 9’6)  L shaped with built in storage cupboard.  Window overlooking the rear garden and window to the side.  Fitted with a three piece bathroom suite in green.  Radiator.

OUTSIDE   To the front of the property is a lawned area with a wall to the boundary.  Double gated access onto the driveway which will take approximately 3 vehicles but could be extended to the side lawn to take a further 2 cars .  Mature trees and bushes. To the side and rear of the property there is service access underneath the house, it has a full basement with access from three doors. The gas boiler is also in the basement (untested).

SINGLE GARAGE (approx. 18’0 x 10′) Double doors.

Gated access down the side of the property to the rear garden.  Wall to the boundary.  The rear garden is predominately laid to lawn.  Lollipop fencing to either side.  Fabulous potential to restore the garden to its former glory.

WASH HOUSE (approx. 8’6 x 8’8)  Tiled floor.  Double Belfast sink. Window overlooking the rear garden and side.

GREENHOUSE (approx. 17’1 x 7’10)  Could be used as a greenhouse or additional workshop.

INCLUSIONS Floor coverings, curtains and light fittings.

RATES For latest rateable value please contact the Rates Office on 685661.

NOTE: The property has been heated by the storage heaters continuously while it has been empty.

THINKING OF SELLING? We are professionally qualified estate agents and licensed members of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA). We provide free of charge walk through valuations based on properties that have sold so the valuation is far more accurate and realistic in this tough market. We will also advise and listen to your thoughts and plans. Give us a call on 01624 61 99 66 or email us at

DISCLAIMER Whilst Manxmove Ltd believe that these details are correct, neither Manxmove Ltd or their clients guarantee their accuracy in any way. Consequently, these details are not to be used to form part of any legally binding contract. Prospective purchasers or tenants are advised to visit this property to satisfy themselves as to the correctness of these details. Please note, we use wide angle camera lenses in order to show as much of each room as possible. This is not intended to mislead any prospective purchasers or tenants in any way and an honest verbal description is always available prior to viewing if required.

Back Garden
Close to Amenities
Front Garden
No Onward Chain
Park nearby
School nearby
Shops nearby


Property ID:   33694

Call:   01624 619966

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