Ballavale (also known as Balnahowin)220

Santon, Isle of Man

Brief Description

Ballavale is an early 19th-century villa with a terrace and steps down to a seven-acre garden featuring ornamental trees and shrubs.

History

The villa was built in the 1830s. Trees and shrubs were first planted from the 1840s to the 1860s.

Features
  • Urn
  • Description: There are two metal urns.
  • Pond
  • Description: Lily pond
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Cedar of Lebanon
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Cinnamon bark myrtle
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Red-flowered rhododendron, possibly of the R. arboreum series.
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Copper beech
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Large pine
Steps
History

Period

  • Mid 19th Century
References

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