Roughdyke Farm is an attractive private and secluded farm with traditional buildings and land in an accessible location between Kilmarnock and Mauchline in East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline (3 miles) along with a good range of services ...
Roughdyke Farm is an attractive private and secluded farm with traditional buildings and land in an accessible location between Kilmarnock and Mauchline in East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline (3 miles) along with a good range of services including doctors surgery and local shops. Galston (about 4.5 miles) has a wide range of local services and secondary schooling. Roughdyke Farm is situated about 7 miles from Kilmarnock with 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 35 minute drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock and Auchinleck (7 miles), Glasgow Prestwick Airport is about 14 miles away with regular scheduled international flights and Glasgow International Airport is about 33 miles. The county town of Ayr offers 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 (4 miles) is a popular 18 hole course and the world class, 19 hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle is about 10 miles away. There is the popular Racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the Marina in Troon.
The 44 mile River Ayr Way long distance walk is nearby, and the route passes Sorn Castle and crosses the Ballochmyle Viaduct at Mauchline, which are both particularly interesting sections of the walk. There are many opportunities for game sports in the area. Ayrshire has some of South West Scotlands finest salmon and trout fishing. Dumfries House Estate (about 10 miles) is one of Britains most beautiful stately homes with an outstanding collection of 18th century furniture, beautiful walled gardens and coffee house. Auchinleck Estate (7 miles) has a popular coffee shop (Boswells Coach House) within the Estate grounds, along with enjoyable riverside walks.
Roughdyke Farm is an attractive farm in an accessible rural location, approached along its own private drive. There is an extensive range of traditional outbuildings, both adjoining and adjacent to the farmhouse.
Lot 1: Roughdyke Farmhouse with traditional farm buildings and about 14.85 acres (coloured red on the plan)
Roughdyke Farmhouse is built on two storeys of stone under a slate roof, requiring modernisation and improvement. It comprises living room with open fire, sitting room, kitchen/dining room with oil fired Aga, conservatory, bathroom and utility room housing the boiler on the ground floor, and two double bedrooms and one single bedroom on the first floor. There is a small garden enclosed by a brick wall. Adjoining the farmhouse are a range of traditional brick and slate buildings, providing useful storage or subject to the necessary planning consents, which may also be suitable for conversion. The Farmhouse has oil fired central heating and it is approached via a tarmac drive leading to a parking area adjacent to the house. There is a tarmac yard to the rear with access to the farm buildings.
There is about 5.72 acres of grazing land and 5.5 acres of woodland east of the steading.
Adjoining the Farmhouse:
Utility Room: About 2.87m x 4.18m
Brick construction with slate roof.
Previously used as a bedoom, accessed via separate staircase.
Tank Room: About 3.48m x 3.16m
Brick construction with concrete floor, oil tank.
Store A: About 3.48m x 3.16m
Store B: About 3.28m x 2.94m
Wood store: About 4.55m x 2.5m
Brick with slate roof.
The Old Byre: (1) About 18.7m x 6.22m
Brick construction with slate roof. With 18 bays and sliding timber door entrance.
Lean To: (2) About 19.38m x 3.8m
Brick construction under box profile roof with earth floor.
Garage Block / Tool Shed: (3) About 5.8m x 2.9m
Brick with slate roof and single up and over door. Exterior steps to floored storage area
With Adjoining Workshop: About 5.5m x 3.28m
Brick construction with slate roof.
Store: (4) About 4.5m x 3.7m
Stable: (5) About 5.94m x 2.87m
Brick construction with tin roof.
Stone Barn: (6) About 9.51m x 5.27m and 5.25m x 6.57m
Brick with slate roof and tiled floor. With 1 stable and grain tank.
Dutch Barn: (7) About 23m x 4.6m
Steel portal frame construction under corrugated metal roof and walls.
General Purpose Shed: (8) About 17.71m x 14.84m
Steel portal frame with brick walls to circa 7ft under corrugated metal roof with hardcore
floor. Split internally by brick wall.
Slatted Shed: (9) About 14.9m x 5.7m and 8.6m x 5.7m
Brick construction with corrugated roof.
Slatted Shed: (10) About 10.26m x 8.8m
Brick construction under corrugated roof with adjoining calf pens, concrete floor, about 10.2m x 5.18 m brick construction under corrugated roof, concrete floor.
New Byre: (11) About 7.66m x 19.25m
Brick construction under a slate roof with concrete floor.
Calf Shed: (12)
Redundant wooden calf shed with tin roof.
2 sleeper posted silage areas.
From the Bellfield roundabout at Kilmarnock, take the A76 Kilmarnock Road for Dumfries. Continue for about 5.5 miles towards Mauchline and turn left at Crosshands onto the B744, signposted for Galston. Continue along this road for about 0.4 miles and after the bridge, turn right and proceed along the farm road. Roughdyke Cottage sits on the right hand side just before Roughdyke Farm.
Roughdyke Farm, Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 6EU