This iconic IoM TT property is up for sale!

What price can you put on one of the greatest and most celebrated Isle of Man TT viewing spots ever?

Well, it turns out the cost of such an item is £275,000. Because that is the price that the old Kepple Gate Cottage is up for sale on property search-engine Zoopla.

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Now known as Kate’s Cottage, this amazingly situated property even has its own Wikipedia page and was built back in 1870.

This is how the estate agent has listed the building:

  • Located on 34th Mile of tt Course
  • Lounge, Kitchen/Diner
  • 2 Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Side & Front Gardens With Stunning Views
  • Garage & Work Shop, Large Wood Store
  • In need of Modernisation
  • Outside W.C.
  • Two Parking Areas For Up To 8 Cars
  • Oil Fired Central Heating & uPVC Double Glazing

A rare opportunity to purchase an iconic piece of Manx history – Kate’s Cottage (official name is Kepple Gate Cottage) is situated on the Isle of Man tt Course, ideal for keen motorcyclists and offering amazing rural views over the surrounding countryside and Douglas Bay. Two areas of garden to the front and two parking areas to the rear to take six vehicles.

It looks pretty stunning from the outside, and the views of the Manx countryside are breathtaking.


They’re not lying when they say that it could do with a little bit of ‘modernisation’ though.

But something tells us that whoever buys this little place won’t be doing it for the interior decor…

Because THIS is the kind of view of the yearly TT races you could get!

Try this on for size!

Now, who fancies chipping in for an Motofire/crowdsourced holiday home? (We’re booking out May and June though!).




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    David Hyett

    April 7, 2016 at 18:36

    That’s Got To Be KATES Cottage

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    Victor M.Torrecillas

    April 7, 2016 at 21:37

    300000€???, Cheapest if they city hall gives the permission for makes a restaurant and riders pub ;);)

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