The property requires modernisation and refurbishment, allowing the purchaser to reconfigure the house as desired and there is also the potential to extend the accommodation or convert the adjoining stone barn, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

The farmhouse currently has accommodation over one and half storeys, including a sitting room with open fire, living room, four bedrooms, and kitchen with walk-in larder. There is also a family bathroom, separate WC and an additional staircase leads to the former maid’s quarters.

There is a small garden to the front of the property enclosed by a stone wall.

Vivien Wright of Galbraith, who is handling the sale, said: “This is a superb opportunity to acquire a traditional farmhouse with a manageable amount of land and an excellent range of outbuildings which are adaptable and could be used for a variety of business purposes and stabling.

“In addition the adjoining traditional buildings have great potential to provide further accommodation, subject to planning permission. There is a manageable amount of land and the setting is peaceful while being easily accessible to Ayr. This property offers a wonderful lifestyle and we expect a high degree of interest.”

The property extends to about 7.30 acres (2.95 hectares) in all, with about 4 acres of grazing land.

Burnton Farm is situated about 7 miles from Cumnock which has a good range of facilities and the county town of Ayr is about 22 miles to the west.

There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from nearby New Cumnock and Ayr (22 miles), Glasgow Prestwick Airport is about 26 miles away with regular scheduled flights and Glasgow International Airport is approximately 48 miles.

The extensive range of modern and traditional outbuildings include the former dairy premises (about 8.53m x 2.86m) and two former dairy byres (about 16m x 7m and about 15.96m x 5.97m).

There is also a grain store: (about 9m x 22.5m); hay shed: (about 18.5m x 8.7m); high level slatted shed: (about 13.6m x 8.9m); adjoining bull pens:(about 3.2m x 10.7m); cattle courts: (about 27.05m x 21.97m) a slatted shed: (about 27m x 21m); and two further general purpose sheds: (about 7.2m x 14.2m and about 30.7m x 14m).

Burnton Farm, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, is for sale through Galbraith for Offers Over £375,000.