Guinea Well Cottage
In a sheltered spot, on the edge of the pretty village of Barrhill in South Ayrshire, is Guinea Well Cottage, a charming two storey family home occupying a beautiful rural location.
Built in 1910 of stone and slate on two storeys, Guinea Well Cottage is a most appealing country house with Arts and Crafts features, quietly situated on Knowe Road, on the edge of Barrhill.
Well appointed, the house has 3 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor with 4 bedrooms (one en-suite) and a family bathroom on the first floor. The sun porch, has a lovely tiled floor with shelving for house plants which leads into the vestibule with a wonderful stained glazed door and windows. The spacious entrance hall with parquet flooring and storage cupboard leads to the lovely light and bright lounge with attractive cornicing and an open fire with tiled hearth. Folding doors between the lounge and dining room can be opened up for entertaining. The superb Victorian style conservatory overlooks the beautiful gardens. Both the dining room and conservatory have French doors to the garden. There is a comfortable family sitting room with gas fire on a marble hearth and tiled fireplace and alcove. The breakfasting kitchen has a lovely range of shaker style fitted floor and wall units including glass storage cabinets, single sink, integrated Rangemaster leisure oven and solid oak flooring. There is a walk-in shelved larder, utility area with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. A cloakroom w.c. completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor, there is a family bathroom with bath and shower over, and there are 3 bedrooms and a master en suite shower room. The house has plenty of storage space and has double glazing throughout.
Adjoining the house, is a store/workshop and a small greenhouse. With a 7.7 acre field adjacent, ménage, stabling, office, garage and log store, this is a house with considerable potential for those seeking to work from home or those with equestrian interests.
From the gates, the tarmac drive leads to a parking area with space for several cars. The front garden is mainly down to lawn bordered by a stone wall, with a variety of mature trees including copper beech and ewe. The garden grounds are enclosed with fencing and beech hedging. The landscaped gardens are full of colour with a variety of plants including foxgloves, hostas, poppies, ferns and honeysuckle. To the rear, there are sheltered patios outside the kitchen and dining room with a variety of small shrubs and bushes.