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Syke Farmhouse and Buildings

Bogend Toll, By Symington, South Ayrshire, KA1 5PD


  • A spacious attached house with land, commercial buildings and stables.

  • For sale as a whole or in two lots.

  • Whole About 8.79 acres.

  • Lot 1: Syke Farmhouse and 7.39 acres grazing land.

  • Garage, workshop and stables.

  • Lot 2: Syke Commercial Buildings.

  • About 7,400 Sq Ft of offices, showroom, workshops and storage.

Syke Farmhouse and Commercial Buildings are well located for easy access to Ayr (9.5 miles), Troon (7 miles), and Prestwick (7 miles), with Glasgow City Centre accessible within a 35 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area …

Syke Farmhouse and Commercial Buildings are well located for easy access to Ayr (9.5 miles), Troon (7 miles), and Prestwick (7 miles), with Glasgow City Centre accessible within a 35 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Troon, Prestwick and Kilmarnock (8 miles), whilst Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 5.5 miles away offering regular scheduled international flights and Glasgow International Airport is 33 miles away.

The conservation village of Symington (2.8 miles) has a primary school, new Co-op store, and a popular village pub/restaurant, whilst there is a good range of local facilities available in the seaside towns of Prestwick and Troon, with an excellent choice of restaurants, wine bars, tea rooms, boutique shopping and deli’s. The delightful village of Craigie is nearby with the Craigie Inn. There is good schooling in the area and private schooling is at Wellington, Ayr.

This part of Ayrshire has an excellent coastal network of scenic towns and fine beach landscapes with the award winning beach at Troon overlooking the Isle of Arran. For horse riding, there is hacking available around Syke Farmhouse along the quiet country lanes.

There are excellent yachting facilities at the marinas in Troon, Ardrossan and Largs and a number of Scotland’s most famous Links golf courses including Royal Troon and Prestwick are close at hand.

Syke Farmhouse is built on two storeys with a single storey pitched roof extension, of traditional stone and slate with a white rendered finish. Adjoining former farm buildings have been converted into a neighbouring house which shares access through an enclosed courtyard. There are useful timber stables with the property and about 7.39 acres grazing in two fields. Lying to the north east of the farmhouse are the commercial buildings (partly subject to lease). Comprising of useful yard areas and three separate buildings the current arrangement could be suitable for a variety of uses.

Ground Floor: Kitchen/Dining Room, Sitting Room, Living Room, Shower Room, Utility Room.

First Floor: 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom.

Syke Farmhouse offers well presented accommodation. The entrance porch overlooks the gardens to the front of the house. There is a spacious and practical kitchen / dining room with beamed ceiling, a good range of farmhouse style floor and wall units and tiled splashback. There is 1.5 bowl sink drainer, integrated electric hob and separate oven. Leading off is the utility room with sink and plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge freezer. The cosy sitting room with oak beams has a wood burning stove set within oak mantel and slate hearth and there is a spacious living room with dual aspect windows, which gives flexibility to be used as an extra sitting room, play room or bedroom. There is a shower room with wet wall panels completing the accommodation on the ground floor.

The first floor accommodation is approached off a light landing and includes a principal bedroom with built in wardrobes, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Syke Farmhouse has plenty of storage space throughout and is mostly double glazed with gas central heating.

The tarmacadam drive has a set of secure entrance gates which leads to a large shared courtyard with parking available for several cars and vehicles. At the front of the property, the gardens are enclosed and down to grass with various low maintenance shrubs including lavender, roses and clematis and a patio area. There is a further lawn with raised deck edged with mature evergreens providing shelter and privacy. Adjacent to the parking area there are two useful stone outbuildings comprising garage/wood store and a workshop.


Garage/Wood Store: About 14’ x 10’
Stone with corrugated roof sheets, concrete floor.
Workshop: About 14’ x 12’
Stone with corrugated roof sheets, concrete floor.
Stables: About 11’6” x 10’”, and 11’4” x 10’, and 15’6” x 11’6” and 11’4” x 10’. Tack room: About 11’4” x 7’.
Timber frame with felt roof with extended overhang. 4 stables and tack room. Concrete floor and outside water tap.
Midden (half share).

The land totals 7.39 acres with water available from the burn. Syke Farmhouse has a holding number, code 177/0053.


Showroom: About 1,460 Sq Ft
Stone walls with metal tile roof. Split into showroom with two offices and w/c.

General purpose building: About 4,099 Sq Ft
Portal frame with corrugated metal sheet cladding and corrugated asbestos cement roofing. Currently let until 5th January 2021 with a rent of £5,000 per annum. Further details of this lease can be made available upon request.

General purpose building: About 3,329 Sq Ft
Portal frame with profile sheeting and profile sheet roof. Ground floor extending to 2,693 Sq Ft and mezzanine extending to 636 Sq Ft.

Surfaced and non-surfaced yard areas.

The workshop has a rateable value of £6,100 and the Showroom has a rateable value of £6,400. The tenanted building has a rateable value of £4,950.

N.B. Lot 2 is only available to the purchaser of Lot 1.

From Glasgow take the M77 south bound. At Bogend Toll junction turn left on to the B730 Tarbolton Road. Continue along this road for about 0.3 miles and Syke Farm is on your left hand side. Go down the drive and park in the courtyard behind the farmhouse.
Syke Farmhouse, Bogend Toll, By Symington, South Ayrshire, KA1 5PD

In the event of a sale in lots there will be right of access granted for Syke Farmhouse over points AB on the plan.

The areas shown in blue on the plan are jointly owned with the neighbouring cottage.