Ladyton House is a superb country house located in a peaceful rural situation near Galston, East Ayrshire enjoying fine views. It is well placed for easy access to Kilmarnock (about 5 miles) and Ayr (about 19 miles) whilst Glasgow (about …
Ladyton House is a superb country house located in a peaceful rural situation near Galston, East Ayrshire enjoying fine views. It is well placed for easy access to Kilmarnock (about 5 miles) and Ayr (about 19 miles) whilst Glasgow (about 23 miles) can be reached in less than 30 minutes drive via the M77. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock whilst Glasgow and Prestwick Airports have regular scheduled and international flights and are 28 miles and 14 miles away respectively. There is primary and secondary schooling available in Galston and private schools at Belmont House and Hutchesons' in Glasgow and Wellington in Ayr. Nearby, Galston (about 2.5 miles) has local shopping including a large new superstore. Kilmarnock offers a wider range of facilities including a retail park and cinema whilst the Silverburn Shopping Centre can be reached in about 20 minutes. Glasgow is considered as one of Europe’s premier shopping destinations and offers an excellent range of restaurants, theatres, galleries and clubs.
In mature garden grounds and offering well proportioned accommodation, this large, attractive detached family home extends to some 335 square metres and has been beautifully renovated by the current owners to a very high standard. Ladyton House stands on the original site of a Georgian mansion house, and was built of brick under a slate roof, finished in cream painted render. It enjoys a convenient yet rural position set in 0.68 acres of grounds. Ladyton House has attractive detail reflecting the original house, in particular the distinctive crow stepped gables and astragal double glazed windows.
The spacious accommodation is over two floors, comprises entrance hall, fabulous dining / kitchen, drawing room, sitting room, games room, sun room, guest bedroom, study, shower room, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor and 4 bedrooms (one en suite with dressing room) and family bathroom on the first floor and a double garage and a wood store.
The entrance porch, opens to the spacious entrance hall. The delightful kitchen / dining room comprises a comprehensive range of cream fitted base and wall units with Butler sink, deep granite worktop with a grooved drainer to side, and the remaining worktops finished in oak. There is a large island unit with wine rack, fitted cupboards and drawers for additional storage, Aga range cooker with two ring burner, warming plate and double oven and tiled flooring. Windows extend out to the side garden and front of the house providing plenty of light and there is a spacious dining/seating area with dado rails and coving. The utility room has fitted base and wall units, integrated electric oven and hob, space for appliances including washing machine and fridge freezer and sink with tiled splashback. A door leads from the utility to the side gardens and patio. The superb large drawing room is a triple aspect room overlooking the private gardens. It has a door leading out to a small sheltered patio. There is a handsome open fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth.
All four reception rooms and the impressive sun room are south west facing with fabulous views over the Ayrshire countryside to the Isle of Arran.
On the first floor, there are four bedrooms one of which is a spacious master bedroom with bathroom and dressing room. The family bathroom has a superb clawfoot roll top bath on a raised pedestal, separate shower cubicle, double set of wash basins with fitted shelf and tiled splashback and w.c.
Ladyton House benefits from oil fired central heating and has plenty of storage throughout.
Approach through stone pillars with a gravelled driveway to a large courtyard area with ample parking. The attractive gardens are situated to the rear of Ladyton House and are mainly down to lawn incorporating some shrubs and borders and a variety of mature trees. To the side of the house is a large patio and a further sheltered patio by the sun room.