Vivien Wright of Galbraith, who is handling the sale said:

“The sale of 36 Main Street offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to run their own business in a popular village in the heart of Ayrshire. Equally there is considerable potential to create a stunning home, benefiting from riverside walks and with the amenities of the village all on hand. The property offers huge potential and will appeal to those looking for a change of lifestyle or seeking to create a wonderful village home to their own specifications.”

36 Main Street extends to 2,642 square feet arranged over two storeys. The former shop and Post Office once served the villagers’ day-to-day needs, along with a light and welcoming tea room (The Jaggy Nettle) with up to 22 covers, with its own kitchen and food preparation area. The café had a drinks licence and the shop was also licensed to sell alcohol. Outside there is an area of monobloc paving with space for five picnic tables, with lovely views over the River Ayr. There is significant scope to develop the business further, subject to the necessary consents.

The first floor flat has a spacious living room with dual aspect and a fire place with tiled hearth; two bedrooms; an office/box room; a kitchen with fitted wall units, integrated electric oven and hob; and a bathroom.

Sorn has a popular primary school, a well-regarded inn and restaurant (The Sorn Inn) and a bowling green. Secondary schooling is available in Galston (8 miles) and Auchinleck (7 miles) with private schooling at Wellington, Ayr.  The village of Mauchline, about 4 miles, has a wider range of amenities. Glasgow is within easy commuting reach by the recently improved M77 (36 miles). 

The River Ayr Way long distance walking route passes close to the property, with some superb walking including a pleasant route from Sorn along a woodland trail to the Catrine Voes and Woodlands Local Nature Reserve, from which there are some fabulous views across to the magnificent 14th century Sorn Castle.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many fine golf courses including the world famous facilities at Prestwick, Turnberry and Royal Troon.


36 Main Street, Sorn, is for sale through Galbraith for offers over £250,000.