An outstanding property, Newton Farm is a beautifully refurbished and extended period farmhouse with studio apartment, garaging, offices, outbuildings and land. It lies within a scenic setting quietly situated on the edge of the historic market town of Strathaven, South Lanarkshire. Located about ½ mile from Strathaven, 10 miles from East Kilbride and about 10 miles from Hamilton, which has a wide range of shops, leisure facilities, theatre, cinema, galleries and museums. There is primary and secondary schooling available in Strathaven, and private schooling at Hamilton College, Hamilton. Strathaven has an excellent range of local services including supermarket shopping, leisure centre and library, along with thriving coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. Glasgow, (about 30 minutes) is very accessible from Strathaven, East Kilbride and Hamilton both have railway stations with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond (about 8 miles). Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports offer regular scheduled and domestic flights, and are 30 and 46 miles respectively.
There are many interesting walks available in the area including the Spectacle E'e waterfalls lying in the Avon Valley. There are a number of golf courses in the area including an 18-hole course at Strathaven Golf Club (about 2 miles) and the racecourse at Hamilton provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas at Ardrossan, Troon, Largs and Inverkip.
Built of stone and slate with a cream painted finish and black trim frame round the windows, Newton Farm is a beautifully appointed country house offering well proportioned accommodation over two floors, it has been sympathetically restored and modernised by the current owners to a high standard throughout, including bespoke kitchen and dining room.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes entrance hall, elegant drawing room, kitchen/breakfasting room, large garden room, dining room, bedroom, shower room, utility room, study and pantry on the ground floor with 2 principal bedrooms (master en suite) and family bathroom on the first floor. In addition, there is a separate staircase with 2 further guest bedrooms and a bathroom. The house has many original features, with some working shutters, deep skirting boards and decorate cornicing and ceiling roses.
Adjoining the house, are two garages and a self contained studio flat, with open plan living room/bedroom/kitchenette and separate shower room.
The home office which is converted from the former farm buildings, currently provides two offices, kitchen and wc.
20 acres of useful grazing land, recently redrained in several fenced fields and paddocks to the north of the house offer considerable scope for equestrian or other livestock interests.
The large well maintained gardens have a large decked patio and are mainly down to lawn with enjoying seclusion and fine views over the countryside.
The house is approached through electric gates to the enclosed tarmacadam courtyard with ample parking.
The entrance hall, opens to an elegant drawing room overlooking the courtyard which has open fire with slate hearth, detailed cornicing and ceiling rose, working shutters, cast iron radiator and high skirtings. The house is versatile and is currently arranged with five bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor with adjacent shower room. The modern breakfasting kitchen has a range of hand built painted units complete with granite worktops, large island unit with seating area and ample storage. The cupboards are designed with marble shelving, soft close drawers and beautiful ironmongery handles. There is a 2 oven oil Aga, butlers sink, tiled splashback and tiled flooring.
Leading from the kitchen, is the garden room which has lovely views over the garden with Santos mahogany wood flooring, 1½ height ceiling and French doors leading to the garden and decking outside. The magnificent luxury dining room has beautiful Italian marble floor tiles, impressive hand made wood panelled walls with built in mirror and insert fireplace with multi fuel wood burning stove. A surround sound system has been installed in both the garden room and dining room. There is utility room with built in kitchen units, sink, Belling Range LPG cooker with 7 ring burner, and freezer with plumbing for washing machine, office and walk-in shelved pantry completing the accommodation on the ground floor.
On the first floor, the principal master bedroom has luxury en suite shower room with walk in shower, double basins with furniture underneath and w.c. The bedroom includes a lovely wall-to-wall wardrobe with soft close doors, beautiful detailed cornicing and ceiling rose. There is also a second bedroom and family bathroom. A separate set of stairs leads to two further guest bedrooms which share a lovely bathroom with claw foot bath, w.c and sink.
Newton Farm has security lighting and alarm system with panic button installation, oil fired central heating and double glazing.
Offices: About 15'4 x 12' and 14'9 x 10'10 and 14' x 10'9
With separate access, converted from the original farm buildings, there are two offices with kitchen and wc.
Workshop: About 22'9 x 10'
Stone with new tiled roof, concrete floor, with access from courtyard and rear gardens.
Barn: About 28'10 x 16'5
Stone with new tiled roof, concrete floor, double set of doors to outside.
Garage 1: About 17'3 x 16'4
Stone and slate.
Garage 2: About 16'16 x 13'9
Stone and slate.
The rear gardens surrounding the house are mainly down to lawn and there is a large decked area which can be accessed from the garden from providing an outstanding area for entertaining or al fresco dining with beautiful views overlooking the gardens.
There is a separate access from the public road to an area of hardstanding adjacent to the offices.
There are about 20.27 acres of grazing land in fenced paddocks with access to water.
From Glasgow, take the M74 south signposted for Carlisle and exit at Junction 8 and continue into Strathaven on the A71. Continue through Strathaven onto Kirk Street and turn right onto Station Road and on to the B7086 until you reach the fire station. Turn right opposite the fire station on to Newton Road and proceed out of the town. At the bend follow the road to the right and Newton Farm is then on the right hand side after about 0.3 miles.
From Ayr, take the A77 north towards Kilmarnock. At Kilmarnock, turn right onto the A71 and proceed through Hurlford. Continue along the A71 to the roundabout at Galston. Proceed straight on for Newmilns and Strathaven (A71) and continue through Newmilns, Darvel and Priestland towards Strathaven. Once in Strathaven, go straight on to Kirk Street and turn right onto Station Road on to the B7086 and proceed as above.
Newton Farm, Newton Road, Strathaven, ML10 6PA