Letham Lodge is a charming renovated and extended detached cottage in a peaceful rural situation at East Balgray, Torranyard, in North Ayrshire. It is conveniently placed for easy access to Irvine (5 miles) and Stewarton (6 miles). Irvine provides a …
Letham Lodge is a charming renovated and extended detached cottage in a peaceful rural situation at East Balgray, Torranyard, in North Ayrshire. It is conveniently placed for easy access to Irvine (5 miles) and Stewarton (6 miles). Irvine provides a wide range of amenities including supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants. Letham Lodge is within the catchment area of well regarded Lawthorn Primary. The popular town of Stewarton in East Ayrshire has a wide range of local services and facilities including primary and secondary schools, supermarket shopping, a sports centre, library, along with thriving cafes, bars and restaurants. Both towns have mainline railway stations to Glasgow with a half hourly train service. Letham Lodge is easily accessible to Glasgow in about 30 minutes driving time. There are private schools at St Columba’s in Kilmacolm and Wellington in Ayr. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports offer regular scheduled flights and are 19 miles and 14 miles away respectively. Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous facilities at Turnberry, Royal Troon and Colin Montgomerie's championship golf course at Rowallan Castle by Kilmaurs (about 8 miles). There are excellent yachting facilities at the marinas at Ardrossan, Largs, Inverkip and Troon and there are also many opportunities for game sports in the region with some of south west Scotland’s best salmon and trout fishing available in the area’s lochs and rivers. Ayrshire is famous as the birthplace of Robert Burns.
Originally built in 1901 as the lodge house for East Balgray Estate House and extended in 1987. Letham Lodge is built of rendered stone on two storeys with a timber frame extension under a concrete interlocking tiled roof. Located in a quiet country road with lovely views, Letham Lodge is a delightful well appointed cottage with a mature stocked garden and about 2 acres of grazing land.
The cottage comprises sitting room, kitchen/dining/living room, 3 bedrooms (master en suite bathroom), bathroom utility room and w.c.
Entered via an attractive porch with original exposed stone walls, tiled flooring and underfloor heating open to the welcoming hall with laminate flooring, attractive low level recessed wall lights and dado rail. The heart of the home is the spacious kitchen/dining/living room an ideal relaxing or entertaining space. The kitchen is fitted with traditional country-style wall and base units in cream, solid beech work surfaces including a generous breakfast bar, integrated combi oven/grill and microwave, extractor fan and stainless steel sink. There is a Rangemaster which may be available by separate negotiation. The dining and living area have leaded windows with deep sills, a Carron multi fuel stove set in slate with wooden mantle. The sitting room has triple aspect windows and a most attractive marble fireplace with open fire, wall lights, ceiling rose and French doors opening to the gardens. The large master bedroom has built in double wardrobes, radiator cabinets and a contemporary en suite bathroom newly fitted with bath, wash hand basin, wc and separate shower cubicle with Mira shower and heated towel rail. There is a wc and large utility room completing the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs has two double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom freshly decorated with white fittings and electric Mira shower over the bath.
There is parking for several cars in the drive. The enclosed private garden is well stocked with a variety of mature trees and shrubs, well maintained lawns, a pond, log store and timber garden shed. There is an area of woodland adjacent the garden and about 1.4 acres of grazing land in a fenced enclosure with access from the road.