7 Leggate is an attractive detached single storey house with well presented accommodation in a quiet edge of village location with open aspects to the rear. New Cumnock is in East Ayrshire, 6 miles south-east of Cumnock, and 20 miles ...
7 Leggate is an attractive detached single storey house with well presented accommodation in a quiet edge of village location with open aspects to the rear. New Cumnock is in East Ayrshire, 6 miles south-east of Cumnock, and 20 miles east of Ayr.
The main road crosses the Afton Water here, then takes a sharp kink to the north through the centre of the village, beyond which it crosses the River Nith. It was once a mining village, the collieries that once existed here were closed in the 1970s and replaced by open cast mines. The village is home to some very attractive buildings and boasts a school, town hall, parish church, railway station, bar and mineworkers memorial. T amar Manoukian outdoor swimming pool was refurbished in June 2017 by the Dumfries House Trust. The area benefits from excellent transport links with the train station at New Cumnock a short walk away. Bus links are close by providing access to Ayr, Kilmarnock and Glasgow City. Motorway links via the upgraded M77 motorway network provide access to Ayr (30 minutes) Kilmarnock (30 minutes) and Glasgow (55 minutes).
A new super school campus is planned for Knockroon (between Cumnock and Auchinleck) and work is beginning this year. Cumnock offers a variety of local shops, restaurants and sporting facilities. Nearby places of interest include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with an outstanding collection of 18th century furniture, beautiful walled gardens recently opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth and a frequent favourite of Prince Charles. At Auchinleck Estate there are enjoyable riverside walks to Wallaces Cave and Pedens Cave and the River Ayr gorge walk at Mauchline is close by. 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 new coffee shop and gift shop (Boswells Coach House) within the Estate grounds. Loch Side House and Spa is also close by and has a well respected reputation for high quality service.
Ayrshire is renowned for its range of outdoor pursuits. There are a number of world renowned golf courses including Royal Troon, Turnberry and Rowallan Castle Estate, Kilmaurs, which also has excellent equestrian facilities with an international indoor arena. The racecourse at Ayr provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas in Ardrossan, Troon, Largs and Inverkip. There are many opportunities for game sports in the area and Ayrshire has some of South West Scotlands best salmon and trout fishing. Permit fishing is available at the River Nith. Ayrshire is famous as the birthplace of Robert Burns. Surrounding 7 Leggate are a wide range of country walks with magnificent scenery and places to explore.
Situated on the fringes of New Cumnock and within walking distance of the village, 7 Leggate is a detached house built of red sandstone with a slate roof. It has been extended and modernised to incorporate a master bedroom with en suite. Fitted with gas central heating and double glazing throughout, the property boasts a large kitchen dining room suited to modern day living, 3 bedrooms (one en suite), bathroom, living room and conservatory.
7 Leggate is a charming property entered through a half glazed front door to an entrance vestibule. The L-shaped hall with a large storage cupboard gives access to all of the principle rooms. The bespoke fitted kitchen/dining room has been expertly designed and benefits from porcelain flooring, 6 gas burner Zanussi range with extractor, built in double oven, a centre island which houses the integrated fridge and freezer has a pop up socket and usb point, granite work surfaces compliment the wall and floor mounted units with plinth lighting. The kitchen opens to a bright conservatory overlooking the garden. The living room has an electric fire in a surround and coving to the ceiling. The master bedroom has an en suite with porcelain floor, wet walls, Bristan shower, Vitra w.c. and wash hand basin. The other two bedrooms share the family bathroom which has been tastefully designed with fitted furniture housing the wash hand basin and w.c., a hydrotherapy bath, large shower unit with dual shower heads and heated towel rail. The property benefits from central heating, double glazing, alarm system and a security system including CCTV. There are solar panels.
The rear garden is accessed via the conservatory where there is a pleasant patio area, raised bed and lawn area. There is a potting shed complete with electric and fuse box and a useful small outhouse ideal for storage. The easily maintained front garden is mainly gravel chips and there is off street parking.