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Lochingerroch Farm

Afton Road, By New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 4PR

Offers Over £285,000


  • About 13.99 acres.

  • A charming traditional farmhouse with equestrian facilities.

  • All weather riding arena, stables, barn.

  • Stone and slate buildings.

  • Sheltered gardens.

  • Far reaching views across the Afton Valley.

  • Private and secluded.

Lochingerroch Farm is a superb private and secluded country property with a fine detached house, stables, outbuildings and about 13.9 acres land in a tranquil riverside location in Glen Afton, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire.

New Cumnock (about 2 miles ...

Lochingerroch Farm is a superb private and secluded country property with a fine detached house, stables, outbuildings and about 13.9 acres land in a tranquil riverside location in Glen Afton, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire.

New Cumnock (about 2 miles) has a range of local shops and services, nursery and primary schooling, a health centre and the new openair swimming pool to be completed by summer 2017. Secondary schooling is available at Cumnock (about 7 miles). The county town of Ayr (20 miles) offers excellent amenities including a good private school, cinema, hospital and a wide range of shops and supermarkets. Glasgow city centre is some 44 miles distant and can be reached in just over an hour via the M77. The railway station at New Cumnock has regular connections to Glasgow. Prestwick Airport (24 miles) has frequent international flights.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous facilities at Turnberry and Royal Troon. The popular racecourse in Ayr is host to the Scottish Grand National and there are exceptional yachting facilities at the Marinas in Troon, Largs and Inverkip. There is pleasant hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and Forests and fishing is available locally on the River Nith offering good pools and streams with salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing available. The enchanting Dumfries House Estate has a wonderful range of paths and walks and a café.

New Cumnock Community Paths has developed some interesting local walks including the Knockshinnoch Memorial which goes round a 130 hectare Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve, Burns Cairn and Glen Afton. To the south of Lochingerroch, is Blackcraig Hill, which is one of Ayrshire’s highest hills at 2,296 feet above sea level, along with three neighbouring hills all over 2000 feet which can also be climbed. The views down the glen from Blackcraig Hill are particularly stunning on a clear day.

Lochingerroch Farm sits in a pretty riverside location, perfect for spotting local wildlife. Robert Burns Cairn is in Glen Afton and inscribed on the cairn are the words from the poem, “Flow gently, Sweet Afton, Robert Burns 1759-1796” describing the perfect setting of the River Afton.

Approached by gates which leads to a courtyard with parking for several cars and vehicles, Lochingerroch Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse built on two storeys of stone and slate with a white render finish and natural stone. It has a range of stone outbuildings to the south and a large barn. Lochingerroch Farm has been home to the current vendors for 10 years and they have renovated the property to provide an extremely comfortable home with accommodation including breakfasting kitchen, sitting room, dining room/bedroom, bedroom, shower room and utility room on the ground floor with two bedrooms, family bathroom and separate w.c. on the first floor. In addition, there are three attic rooms.

The superb fenced all-weather riding arena along with the large barn and stables, makes Lochingerroch Farm an excellent equestrian property.

Lochingerroch Farm has a traditional country kitchen/breakfasting room which is light and bright with beautiful rural views over Glen Afton. There is a superb cream electric range cooker with 5 ring induction hob, warming plate, grill and fan oven, it is fitted with bespoke oak units, butlers sink fitted into granite worktops and tiled flooring, there is plenty of space for a large dining table. There is a separate pantry with further storage and space and a large utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, sink. Off the kitchen is an attractive shower room with tiled floor and walls, walk-in shower with dual shower heads, sink, w.c. and heated towel rail.

The pleasant sitting room with wood flooring, has an open fire for cosy winter evenings and French doors opening to the attractive gardens and decking outside. Located off the hallway which has a lovely window seat, is the dining room or bedroom 4. There is a further spacious bedroom completing the accommodation on the ground floor.

There are two generous bedrooms on the first floor, a family bathroom with wet wall panels with bath with shower over, sink and w.c. and separate w.c. A second staircase leads to 3 attic rooms.

Lochingerroch Farm has oil fired central heating and is mostly double glazed.

A gate and gravel path leads through to the rear gardens which are enclosed by an attractive stone wall. There is a large raised decking area, which is the ideal spot for outdoor entertaining from which to enjoy the spectacular views. The gardens are mainly down to lawn with some colourful shrubs and bushes.

There is a greenhouse with sliding door entrance, and a large timber framed shed which is presently used for kennels with a run.

All weather Riding Arena: About 20m x 40m.
Fenced and drained with a sand based surface.

Barn: About 60’ x 21’
Power. Corrugated side cladding and roof, timber frame.
Two thirds floored, one third hay floor.

Attached to the farmhouse, traditional stone buildings comprising:

Utility Room:
With power and water supply.

Tack/Store Room:
Housing boiler. Concrete floor, with calf pens and door to yard.

Chicken House: About 18’7” x 11’3”
Large stone and slate outbuilding, currently divided into:

Stables: About 17’5” x 16’6”
One stable and a pony box.

Barn: About 28’10” x 17’
With power.

Garden store: About 16’10” x 12’2”

Garage: About 17’ x 10’

Cart Shed: About 27’7” x 15’2”
Open three bay equipment store.

The land extends to about 13 acres with 3 fenced fields and two paddocks, at about 240 meters above sea level.

From Ayr take the A70 through Coylton towards Cumnock. Continue along the A76 towards New Cumnock and proceed through the town passing the primary school on your left hand side to the roundabout. At the roundabout, take the Dalmellington Road (B741) and then after 200 feet turn left onto Afton Road and proceed out of the town for about 2.6 miles. Continue past the cemetery and the caravan park and go over two small bridges. After the 2nd bridge, Lochingerroch Farm is on your left hand side at the entrance gates.

Lochingerroch Farm, Afton Road, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 4PR