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High Peacockbank House

By Stewarton, East Ayrshire, KA3 5JG

Offers Over £275,000

  • About 1.63 acres.

  • A charming attached Georgian Farmhouse with superb gardens and views.

  • 3 Reception Rooms.

  • 3 Bedrooms.

  • Category C(s) Listed.

  • Idyllic rural setting.

  • Summer house.

Situated close to the popular town of Stewarton, High Peacockbank House is a fabulous attached Georgian farmhouse in a lovely rural setting with beautiful views over rolling Ayrshire countryside.

The nearby “Bonnet Toun” of Stewarton offers a good range of ...

Situated close to the popular town of Stewarton, High Peacockbank House is a fabulous attached Georgian farmhouse in a lovely rural setting with beautiful views over rolling Ayrshire countryside.

The nearby “Bonnet Toun” of Stewarton offers a good range of shops, primary and secondary schooling, local services, a Sports Centre, cafes and restaurants. Private schooling and a further range of shops, including Silverburn Shopping Centre, is available in the south side of Glasgow, about 20 minutes drive.

Glasgow City Centre, (about 25 minutes) is easily reached via the improved M77 and Stewarton also has a railway station on the main line to Glasgow with a regular half hourly train service. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports have daily flights to London and are 18 and 22 miles away respectively.

Ayrshire is renowned for its opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The nearby Lainshaw Estate and Woodlands at Stewarton offer a network of paths for walking and cycling. The world class “19” hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle, which includes a first class Hotel and events venue and Restaurant (The Glasshouse) is 2.5 miles. There are also 2 large equestrian facilities in the immediate vicinity and there is great hacking in some of the quiet country lanes. There is a popular racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the marina in Troon (14 miles).

Built in 1787 on two storeys of stone and slate with a cream painted finish, High Peacockbank House is a very attractive Grade C Listed Farmhouse set in peaceful grounds, which have been beautifully maintained. It is an impressive family home well appointed and private. It is the original farmhouse of High Peacockbank Farm. There is now a group of 7 houses and the house adjoins two of them.

Particular attributes include a fine hall with curved stone staircase, 2 well proportioned reception rooms with period features and a large kitchen/dining room. It is fully double glazed with mains gas central heating.

The house stands in extensive grounds with a large lawned area totalling 0.85 acres which could be used as a paddock. There is a deep gravel chipped drive to the front of the property and a turning area allowing for generous parking.

The well tended south facing rear gardens are a delight offering considerable privacy and superb views to the Ayrshire coast.

The accommodation is spacious with an impressive front reception hall. Leading from this is the living room with attractive marble fireplace with gas inset fire, alcoves and there are long distance views over the front gardens. The lovely kitchen/dining room is fitted with a range of cream modern wall and base units with integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher and tiled splashback. There is a superb 4-oven Aga cooker with roasting, simmering, warming and baking ovens, two ring hob and warming plate. There is ample space for table and chairs and sliding patio doors lead from the kitchen out to the delightful terrace and gardens.

The drawing room with attractive full height dark wood panelled walls has a handsome stone fireplace and hearth with gas wood effect fire and a glazed door leads to the garden room. From the garden room, French doors lead out to the gardens. A cloakroom w.c. and laundry area complete the accommodation on the ground floor.

On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms including the spacious master bedroom with built in bedroom furniture and a generous family bathroom with steps leading to a curved bath and separate shower, two heated towel rails, w.c. and sink. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have built-in wardrobes and all the bedrooms enjoy spectacular views over the front gardens.

Presented in good condition throughout, this lovely Georgian home has much to commend it with an enviable degree of privacy and outdoor space.

High Peacockbank House is approached via a shared driveway which leads to a gravelled chipped drive with sandstone paving, there is ample parking and an extensive lawn to the front of the house.

To the rear, there are beautiful landscaped gardens which immediately adjoin open fields commanding stunning long distance views to the Ayrshire coast. There is a lovely west facing patio and a variety of fruit trees including pear, cherry and apple. There are camellias, azaleas, forsythia, hellebores, sweet peas, and rose beds all providing a variety of colour through spring and summer. The front lawn is flanked by trees including beech and sycamore, this could be fenced to provide a pony paddock. There is also a large pond and a timber framed summer house.

High Peacockbank House has a right of access over the driveway and maintenance is shared between several users.

High Peacockbank House is scheduled by Historic Scotland as a Listed Building, Category C(s).

From Ayr or Glasgow join the A/M77, taking the sliproad at Fenwick Junction 8 (from Ayr) or Junction 7 (from Glasgow) signed for Stewarton. Follow signs at the roundabout for the B778 to Stewarton. On entering the town (about 3.5 miles) turn left signed for Kilmarnock and Kilmaurs. At the top of the hill, turn right through the white pillared entrance gates and turn left into the gravelled drive for High Peacockbank House.

High Peacockbank House, Stewarton, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 5JG