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Nether Gree

By Burnhouse, North Ayrshire, KA15 1LH

Offers Over £565,000


  • For sale as a whole or in 3 lots.

  • Lot 1: farmhouse, buildings and about 6 acres

  • Lot 2: About 18.5 acres

  • Lot 3: About 11.5 acres

Nether Gree is privately situated in extensive mature garden grounds in an accessible position off the A736 Barrhead road and close to the conservation village of Dunlop in East Ayrshire. Dunlop has a post office, village shop, well regarded restaurant …

Nether Gree is privately situated in extensive mature garden grounds in an accessible position off the A736 Barrhead road and close to the conservation village of Dunlop in East Ayrshire. Dunlop has a post office, village shop, well regarded restaurant Struther Farmhouse, an excellent primary school and railway station with regular services to Glasgow (which takes 20 minutes). Stewarton about 5½ miles distant has primary and secondary schooling and private schools Belmont House and Hutchesons are within easy travelling distance. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports are easily reachable being 13 and 17 miles distant respectively.


Ayrshire is renowned for its opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The world class “19” hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle, which includes a first class hotel and events venue and restaurant (The Glasshouse) is about 9 miles distant. There is a popular racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the marinas in Troon, Ardrossan and Largs. Morris Equestrian Centre (9 miles) is a state of the art equestrian facility with 500 seater arena, restaurant, bar and a comprehensive range of events throughout the year.

Lot 1: Farmhouse, buildings and about 6 acres

DESCRIPTION
Nether Gree is a most appealing country farmhouse which originates from the 15th century, it is built over two storeys of attractive grey whinstone/sandstone under a pitched slate roof with attractive paned windows. The property provides spacious family accommodation with the potential to extend or develop the attached farm buildings into further living space or an additional dwelling subject to obtaining planning permission.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor: Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Living Room, Bathroom, Boot Room/Dog Hall, Tack Room.

First Floor: 5 Bedrooms (2 en suite), Bathroom.

Nether Gree is a charming and desirable farmhouse which retains many original features. The entrance vestibule with storm door and half glazed door leads to the main hallway. The sitting room has an attractive wooden fire surround, coving and dual aspect windows overlooking the front and side elevations. The living room has an open fire set in a white wooden surround and a lovely box bay window to the front garden. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash hand basin, w.c., heated towel rail and is partially tiled. Formed from the original kitchen, the dining room has retained a built-in wooden storage unit (once used for storing salt for cooking) and wooden beams, there is a multi-fuel stove set in a stone hearth and walk in cupboard. The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of base and wall mounted country style units under wooden worktops, a white AGA, fridge, washing machine, Belfast style sink and windows overlooking the garden. From the kitchen there is a most useful boot room/dog hall with stone floor and direct access to the garden. There is a tack room with tiled floor, stable door and the original water well. The boiler is housed in the wash house which has a double Belfast sink and base units. A staircase from the hall rises to the first floor where there are five bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities and built in wardrobes. The other three double bedrooms share the family bathroom. A second, former maid’s staircase provides access from the first floor to a door into the dining room. There is ample storage space throughout the house.
OUTBUILDINGS
Barn (5 stables)
Stone floor, power and light.

Tool Shed
Stone floor, power and light.

Barn/Cart Shed
Concrete floor, power and light.

Workshop
Concrete floor, power and light.

GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
Nether Gree is approached via a private gated drive behind an area of woodland providing considerable privacy. There is a stone chipped driveway with parking for several cars. The lovely walled garden is well stocked with a variety of herbaceous shrubs and plants providing seasonal bloom and year round colour in the various flower beds. There is also a vegetable patch, green house and fenced potting area.

THE LAND
The land is about 114m (374’) above sea level and is classified as 4(1) by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research.

Lot 2: About 18.4 acres land
2 grazing fields.

Lot 3: About 11.5 acres land
A single block of grazing land with access from the B706.