Bogend Farm is a superb extended farmhouse situated in a lovely peaceful rural location with open aspects between Sorn and Galston in East Ayrshire. The award winning village of Sorn (5 miles) has a primary school, post office, shop, café and a well regarded local inn. Further primary schooling is available at Galston (4.7 miles) and Mauchline (6 miles) and both towns have a good range of local services. Secondary schooling is available in Galston where there is a popular leisure complex and Tesco supermarket. The county town of Ayr (about 16 miles) has an excellent range of facilities including shops, supermarkets, restaurants and a cinema as well as a well regarded private school. Glasgow is an easy commute via the A/M77. There is a main line railway station in Kilmarnock providing regular services to Glasgow and beyond. Prestwick and Glasgow Airports (about 18 and 33 respectively) offer a comprehensive schedule of international flights.
The surrounding rolling countryside of the Irvine Valley offers a network of country lanes and walks including the Burn Anne Walk, it is also ideal for cycling and hacking. There are many opportunities for games sports in the area and some of South West Scotland's finest salmon and trout fishing is available in the area's lochs and rivers.
Located in a very private and peaceful position, Bogend offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to purchase a small farm or those with equestrian interests in mind. This stunning four bedroom house has been renovated with quality finishings throughout. Bogend Farm, which extends to approximately 64.7 acres, with grazing land and some mixed amenity woodland also has a large Dutch barn, cubicle house and former milking shed and byre which adjoin the house, a four car garage, detached garage, former stables and store.
The original farmhouse has been extended to create an impressive country house of luxury accommodation, sympathetically restored and improved by the current owners and benefits from modern upgrades whilst still retaining the charm and character of the original building.
Lot 1 Farmhouse, buildings and 24.7 acres
Originally built in the eithteenth century of stone with a pitched slate roof, Bogend was refurbished 2012. The high quality finishings throughout the property including oak doors, skirtings, architraves and contemporary bathroom fittings.
The beautiful farmhouse breakfasting kitchen has a four oven Aga, base mounted Neptune kitchen cabinets and a free standing dresser, Belfast sink set in a silestone worktop, integrated dishwasher and Travertine floor tiles which continue into the adjacent large utility room (former tank room) with sink, cooker point and plumbing for washing machine and a large walk in larder. There is a comfortable snug with multi fuel stove set on original slate from the old dairy. There is a cloakroom and a large under stairs cupboard. The dining room has an open coal fire and dual aspect windows. A stairway gives access to a relaxation area from which there are three large bedrooms cleverly designed with additional high level windows providing a light and airy ambience, one with an ensuite shower room. The luxury bathroom has underfloor heating, heated towel rails, Duravit wash hand basin, wc and walk-in shower with glass screen and Victoria & Albert free standing bath and contemporary fittings.
The magnificent 42 foot lounge with engineered oak flooring and two sets of French doors to the front of the property, has a Hwam wood burning stove and a most impressive oak staircase leading to the first floor where there is a bright gallery overlooking the lounge. There is bright master bedroom with ensuite Heritage bathroom with slate flooring.
Adjoining the house is a four car garage with power, light and an electrically operated insulated roller door. Also adjoining the house at the opposite end is a re-slated former byre with a concrete floor and the former milking shed with power.
Dutch Barn (About 60' x 24' and 42'2" x 18'1")
Corrugated iron and steel. Full height doors part concrete floor and part compacted earth.
Cubicle shed with silage clamp (About 95'7" x 90'2")
Brick built with corrugated roof. Concrete floor. Electric and water. This building has been let out for winter livestock housing in recent years.
Detached garage (23' x 10'10") with light and adjacent former stables which requires a new roof.
The property is approached via a tarred driveway leading to gravel chips and a border with climbing roses. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with an open aspect over the land. A small burn runs through the rear garden where there is a large paved area and an ideal area set out for a vegetable plot.
The 14.8 acres of grazing land is in good heart and principally graded 4(2) by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research. There is also 8.17 acres of mixed amenity woodland which have been planted under a Woodland Grant Scheme.
The wind turbine (situated in Lot 1) and Feed in Tariff income are not included in the sale. However the property benefits from the electricity generated from the turbine is included. The maintenance of the turbine will remain the responsibility of the seller and a servitude right of access to the turbine will be retained. At the end of the Feed in Tariff (16 years), the purchaser will have the option to take over ownership of the turbine or require the seller to have it removed from the land.
Lot 2 About 24 acres of land
Two fields, graded 4(2) by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research, includes two grazing fields with several access points and water from the burn.
Lot 3 About 16 acres of land
One field, graded 4(2) by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research, includes a grazing field with several access points and water from a natural source.
Heating and hot water from Ground Source Heat pump
Oil for Aga
Private water from spring with UV paper filter treatment plant
Private drainage to Aerobic digestive treatment tank