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Woodland View is situated off a quiet country road, standing in about 1.49 acres with gardens to the front, side and rear. Within close reach of the nearby popular village of Mauchline (1.5 miles), which has local shops ...
Woodland View is situated off a quiet country road, standing in about 1.49 acres with gardens to the front, side and rear. Within close reach of the nearby popular village of Mauchline (1.5 miles), which has local shops, doctors surgery, cafes, popular restaurant (Fairburn Hotel) and primary school. Primary and secondary schooling are also available at Galston (10 miles) which also has local shops and services. A new super school is being built on the edge of Cumnock (5 miles) and Cumnock also provides a leisure centre (Visions Leisure) with swimming pool, gym and fitness classes. Woodland View is situated about 11 miles south from Kilmarnock which has a diverse range of recreational and leisure facilities with shops, restaurants and supermarket shopping, and is well placed for easy access to Ayr and Glasgow from the A76 and M77. Glasgow city centre is within a 45 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock and Auchinleck (3 miles). Glasgow Prestwick Airport is about 15 miles away with regular scheduled international flights and Glasgow International Airport is about 37 miles.
Ayr (14 miles) has a comprehensive range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants, cinemas and sports facilities. There are good private and state schools in the area too.
Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry, Ballochmyle Golf Course, Mauchline (1.8 miles) is a popular 18 hole course and the 19 hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle is some 14 miles away. There is the popular Racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the Marina in Troon.
The 44 mile River Ayr Way long distance walk is about 200 metres away, and the route travels along by Sorn Castle and the Ballochmyle Viaduct at Mauchline which are both particularly interesting sections of the walk. Built in the 1840s, the viaduct is the highest extant railway viaduct in Britain being 169 feet (52m) high. When it was completed in 1848, the Ballochmyle Viaduct featured the largest masonary arch anywhere in the world. A particularly stunning section of the River Ayr Way is the Mauchline Gorge walk, with its sandstone cliffs and ring markings dating back to 1751.
Nearby places of interest include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with an outstanding collection of 18th century furniture, beautiful walled gardens owned by HRH Prince Charles. At Auchinleck Estate there are enjoyable riverside walks to Wallaces Cave and Pedens Cave and a popular coffee shop, Boswells Coach House within the Estate grounds. Auchinleck Mansion House, was built by Lord Auchinleck, James Boswell in the late 1700s. The Scottish classic-style mansion was designed by Robert Adam, one of Scotlands most famous architects. Lochside House and Spa is also close by and has a well respected reputation for high quality service.
There are many opportunities for game sports in the area and Ayrshire has some of South West Scotlands salmon and trout fishing.
Built and designed by Stairhill Architects in 2010, Woodland View is constructed of cedar wood on one a half storeys under a tiled roof. It is spacious with open plan living room/dining room, kitchen, bedroom, wet room and utility room on the ground floor, and three bedrooms (two en suite) on the first floor.
The planning consent is for 11 months occupancy and includes permission for a second chalet in the grounds.
There is an excellent opportunity for further leisure development subject to appropriate planning consents being obtained and is well placed for a holiday let.
It has been managed successfully for holiday lets with about 32 weeks let in the last 12 months.
A very spacious house, with a superb living / dining room which has a fabulous revolving wood burning stove on a marble plate, there are double doors leading out to the balcony. The kitchen is finished in white gloss units with large kitchen mixer tap and 1.5 bowl sink. There is an Electric Falcon Oven with 5 ring burner, extractor hood and splashback. There is a bedroom, utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, and a large wet room completing the accommodation on the ground floor. On the first floor, there are three bedrooms in all, master with fitted wardrobes and en suite bathroom and a double bedroom with en suite shower room. The house has ample storage and wood flooring throughout. It also has an impressive decked area leading directly from the living room with built in deck seating from which to relax and enjoy the lovely views.
The situation of the house is extremely private with each of the rooms facing out to the attractive gardens and peaceful countryside, which has a buzz of wildlife from birds to squirrels.
There is a gravelled drive with parking for several cars situated to the west. There is a rear patio with a climbing honeysuckle and an electric hot tub.
From Kilmarnock, take the A76 Dumfries Road for about 8 miles and proceed through Mauchline. After leaving Mauchline, continue for about 1.6 miles and then turn right. Proceed to the bottom of the hill and Woodland View is then on your right through the gates.
Woodland View, Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 5JY