North Barbeth occupies a peaceful setting, enjoying stunning views across the surrounding Ayrshire countryside to the Carrick Hills. Situated 2 miles east of Coylton and 7 miles from the County Town of Ayr which offers an extensive range of shops …
North Barbeth occupies a peaceful setting, enjoying stunning views across the surrounding Ayrshire countryside to the Carrick Hills. Situated 2 miles east of Coylton and 7 miles from the County Town of Ayr which offers an extensive range of shops, restaurants, leisure facilities and cinema, public and private schooling. Glasgow can be reached in about an hours drive via the A/M77, and there are regular commuter trains from Ayr. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is about 10 miles away, with frequent international flights. The village of Coylton, close at hand, provides excellent local facilities and has a good primary school and useful range of shops and services and a medical surgery.
There are many golf courses including the world famous courses at Turnberry and Royal Troon which hosted the Open Championship in 2016. Roodlea Golf Centre (3 miles) has a 12 hole course and driving range. The popular racecourse in Ayr holds the Scottish Grand National and there are yachting marinas at Troon, Largs and Inverkip. In addition to golf and sailing, the Ayrshire coastline is renowned for its beautiful beaches and vistas all within a short drive of the property.
Closer to hand, the Coyle Water Fishery offers fly fishing, and there are excellent walking and hacking opportunities within the nearby Hannahston Community Woodland which has a network of wildlife trails which has a rich and varied wildlife and habitat. Auchinleck Estate (6 miles) also provides superb riverside walks to Wallaces Cave and Pedens Cave. Auchinleck Mansion House, was built by Lord Auchinleck, James Boswell in the late 1700s. The Scottish classic-style mansion was designed by Robert Adam, one of Scotlands most famous architects. There is a popular coffee shop and gift shop (Boswells Coach House) within the Estate grounds.
Built around 1860 on a single storey of stone and slate roof, North Barbeth has been fully renovated to provide a beautifully presented cottage with grazing land and stables. The accommodation comprises living room, superb kitchen / dining room, 3 bedrooms (master en suite), bathroom and utility room.
The property offers delightful accommodation, with a stunning modern kitchen / dining room and spacious living room with windows to the front and rear elevations overlooking the gardens. The kitchen / dining room has French doors with bi-folding white shutter binds leading out to the decking and rear garden, with a range of modern base and wall mounted units and large island unit with co-ordinating work surfaces and inset 1.5 bowl steel sink, Baumatic wine cooler and ample storage units. The units are complete with pull-out larders, Rangemaster range cooker with 5 burner hotplate and oven with extractor hood, space for fridge freezer. There is tiled flooring and space for dining table.
The principal bedroom has built in wardrobes with ample storage and en suite shower room with shower, w.c, wash hand basin and mirror with LED lighting. There are two further double bedrooms and a superb luxury bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle with laminate wall panels, w.c., wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
There is also a walk-in storage cupboard / pantry, utility room with fitted units and sink with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
North Barbeth benefits from calor gas heating and is fully double glazed.
Outside, the property is approached via wooden gates sheltered by a brick wall and a gravelled driveway which has direct access to the stables and paddocks. There is ample space for providing additional parking for cars or horse drawn vehicles. The enclosed gardens lie principally to the rear of the house which are down to lawn sheltered by a hawthorn hedge and fencing.
In addition to the gardens there are about 7 acres of grazing paddocks adjacent to the property providing facilities for those with equestrian/livestock interests.
Adjoining Workshop/Store: About 147 x 115
Brick with concrete floor, power.
Stabling (About 30 x 119) with 3 stables in total with outside lighting and power.
Timber framed field shelter (About 215 x 96).
Car port: About (169 x 115) Brick built.
There is about 7 acres of grazing in 2 paddocks with an automatic water supply.
There is a right of access to the property marked A B on the plan with shared maintenance.