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9 Busbie Holdings

By Knockentiber, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA2 0DJ

Offers Over £230,000


  • Fine country views.

  • Accessible location.

  • Outbuildings and stables.

  • 4 Bedrooms.

9 Busbie Holdings is an attractive smallholding with stables, outbuildings and good grazing land amidst rolling countryside about 4 miles from Kilmarnock. It is well located for easy access to Ayr and Glasgow by the A71 and M77. Glasgow city ...

9 Busbie Holdings is an attractive smallholding with stables, outbuildings and good grazing land amidst rolling countryside about 4 miles from Kilmarnock. It is well located for easy access to Ayr and Glasgow by the A71 and M77. Glasgow city centre is accessible within a 35 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock (4 miles), Glasgow Prestwick Airport is about 12 miles away with regular scheduled international flights and Glasgow International Airport is about 30 miles distant. The towns of Ayr and Kilmarnock offer a wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants and sports facilities. There are good private and state schools in the area. Close proximity to Crosshouse Hospital.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry and the world class 19 hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle, Kilmaurs (4.5 miles). There is the popular Racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the Marina in Troon.

Close by, is the famous Laigh Milton stone viaduct built in 1811 which is the oldest surviving railway viaduct in Scotland and one of the oldest in the world, it was once part of the Kilmarnock and Troon Railway line which was believed to be the first passenger steam railway in the world. The renowned Morris Equestrian Centre is at Fenwick (5 miles) and the area has plenty of minor country roads for hacking.

Part of the Busbie Smallholdings, created between the wars, the original house was built of brick with a render finish under a slate roof and later extended to form a single storey cottage with adaptable layout. Situated on a quiet country road with exceptional views over the surrounding countryside and with a mature well stocked garden and about 9.5 acres of land with 3 stables, former bullock shed now split into 4 stalls, timber shed and attached garage and shed.

Internally, the house requires some modernisation and comprises living room, kitchen, four bedrooms, box room and bathroom.

Busbie Holdings offers bright and versatile accommodation in a peaceful rural location. The living room has a large picture window which takes full advantage of the wonderful country views, an attractive alcove, an open fire set in a fyfestone surround with tiled hearth, coving and ceiling rose. The kitchen, overlooking the front garden, has vinyl flooring and half tiled walls, wall and base units, free standing fridge/freezer, washing machine/dryer and cooker. The master bedroom with adjoining box room has potential as an en suite or walk in dressing room. There are three other bedrooms one with an open fireplace. The spacious bathroom with large retro tiles has a bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and w.c.

Busbie Holdings has ample off road parking beside the garage. The gardens are enclosed and have been well stocked and designed by the current owners and have an abundance of mature perennial plants and trees including yew, rhododendron, silver and gold holly and ivy. The front garden is mainly down to lawn and bounded by a brick wall.

There is a 9.5 acre paddock at the rear of the house with two access gates.

Attached Single Garage (15’ x 11’11”)
Brick built with corrugated roof.

Attached Shed (28’1” x 16’8”) / Byre (17’6 x 10’4”)
Brick built with corrugated roof.

Attached Former bullock shed (39’4” x 17’6”)
Brick built, concrete floor with corrugated roof. Power and light
(potential for four stables)

Stables (3 each x 13’3” x 10’4”)
3 loose boxes with light and power

Timber Shed (29’ x 18’8”)