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Braehead Cottage

Haugh Road, By Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 5JR

Offers Over £100,000


  • A former cottage in a superb riverside setting.

  • Exellent development potential.

  • About 0.27 Acres

  • Replacement potential subject to obtaining planning permission.

  • Peaceful rural situation.

Braehead Cottage is a superb development opportunity situated off a quiet country road close to Mauchline, East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline along with a good range of services including doctors surgery, and local shops. It is situated …

Braehead Cottage is a superb development opportunity situated off a quiet country road close to Mauchline, East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline along with a good range of services including doctors surgery, and local shops. It is situated about 10 miles from Kilmarnock with secondary schooling and a wide range of facilities, and is well placed for easy access to Ayr and Glasgow by the A76 and M77. Glasgow city centre is accessible within a 40 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock and Auchinleck (5 miles), Glasgow International Airport is about 36 miles. The towns of Ayr and Kilmarnock offer a wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants, cinemas and sports facilities. There are good private and state schools in the area too.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry, Ballochmyle Golf course (3 miles) has a popular 18 hole course.

The 44 mile River Ayr Way long distance walk is about 175 metres away, and the route travels along by Sorn Castle and the Ballochmyle Viaduct at Mauchline which are both particularly interesting sections of the walk. Built in the 1840s, the viaduct is the highest extant railway viaduct in Britain being 169 feet (52m) high. When it was completed in 1848, the Ballochmyle Viaduct featured the largest masonry arch anywhere in the world. A particularly stunning section of the River Ayr Way is the Mauchline Gorge walk, with its sandstone cliffs and ring markings dating back to 1751.

Nearby places of interest include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with beautiful walled gardens owned by HRH Prince Charles. At Auchinleck Estate there are enjoyable riverside walks to Wallace’s Cave and Peden’s Cave and a popular coffee shop, Boswell’s Coach House within the Estate grounds.

Situated in a peaceful rural setting with fine views, Braehead Cottage comprises a brick built cottage on a single storey under a tiled roof. It has sitting room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. It is in extremely poor condition, is not habitable and is likely to require demolition and rebuilding subject to planning permission being obtained.

Braehead Cottage is an attractive opportunity for buyers wishing to build their own country house in a stunning rural situation.

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From Ayr, take the B743 towards Mauchline. Proceed through Failford and then turn right after about 1.5 miles, follow this road to Barskimming Road and turn right, then first left. At the next junction, turn right onto Haugh Road and proceed along this road for about 0.6 miles over the small bridge and Braehead Cottage is on the left hand side.

Braehead Cottage, Haugh Road, Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 5JR