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Kirkmuir Farm

Kilwinning Road, Stewarton, East Ayrshire, KA3 3DZ

Offers Over £525,000


  • 3 Reception Rooms.

  • 4 Bedrooms.

  • Traditional outbuildings.

  • Beautiful gardens.

  • Area of hard standing.

  • 1.4 acre grazing paddock.

Kirkmuir Farm is nestled in a sheltered area of countryside on the outskirts of Stewarton in East Ayrshire. The local town of Stewarton provides a range of services and facilities including primary and secondary schools, supermarket shopping, a sports centre …

Kirkmuir Farm is nestled in a sheltered area of countryside on the outskirts of Stewarton in East Ayrshire. The local town of Stewarton provides a range of services and facilities including primary and secondary schools, supermarket shopping, a sports centre and a library, along with thriving cafes, bars and restaurants. It also has a mainline railway station with a regular service to Glasgow which is also easily reached from the property.

Silverburn Shopping Centre is 14 miles distant and has a variety of designer shops, restaurants and a cinema.

There are private schools at Hutcheson’s and Belmont High School in Glasgow and Wellington in Ayr. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports offer regular scheduled flights and are 23 and 17 miles away respectively.

The attractive countryside surrounding Kirkmuir Farm is ideal for outdoor pursuits. The entrance to the River Walk of the Lainshaw Estate is situated close by and offers a network of beautiful woodland grounds and paths for walking and cycling. Ayrshire is renowned for its golf courses which include Turnberry, Royal Troon and Rowallan Castle Golf Course, by Kilmaurs (5 miles), has an 18 hole course designed by world renowned golfer Colin Montgomery. Morris Equestrian Centre by Fenwick with its fabulous equestrian facilities and calendar of events is also nearby.

Kirkmuir is a rarely available charming farmhouse believed to date from around the mid-19th century. Completely renovated less than 25 years ago it is built over one and a half storeys predominantly of stone under a pitched slate roof. The farmhouse is approached by a driveway leading to a delightful landscaped courtyard enclosed by the house and the traditional steading. There are sheltered and private gardens around the house, hard standing and a 1.4 acre grazing paddock with a polytunnel.

Ground Floor: Sitting Room, Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Office, Shower Room, Guest Bedroom, Guest Shower Room.

First Floor: 3/4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Box Room/Study.

The welcoming hallway provides access to the principal reception rooms. The large farmhouse style kitchen with dining area is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units, a central island, integrated microwave, dishwasher, fridge, electric induction hob, extractor and double oven. Deep set windows overlook the pretty courtyard setting. A door from the kitchen leads to the adjoining traditional former byre which is currently used for storage and recreation. Also from the kitchen is a rear hall giving access to an office and shower room. This area has a further door leading to the rear garden and if required these rooms could easily be utilised to create a self-contained annex pending any relevant consents. The sitting room has a wood burning stove set in an attractive large fireplace and double doors open to the conservatory overlooking the landscaped gardens. The living room benefits from dual aspect windows, beautiful ornate cornice and a wood burning stove. There is a guest bedroom and shower room on the ground floor. An attractive open tread staircase rises to the first floor where there are three generously sized double bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, w.c., and bidet. There is a further useful box room/study that could also be used as a small bedroom or nursery and ample storage throughout including a linen cupboard and large cupboard with a door into the extensive floored loft.

GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
The sheltered and private gardens around Kirkmuir are beautifully landscaped and have various different sections. These include a formal lawned garden with an array of plants, shrubs and herbaceous borders to the front of the house. The rear garden has been expertly designed to provide a private and peaceful haven with a striking hedging and outdoor seating area and a useful garden shed. Beyond the steading is a superb area housing vegetable beds, flower beds, fruit trees and a green-house. There is a useful area of hard standing to the rear of the steading.

Adjoining the farmhouse there are a range of traditional steading buildings and like the farmhouse are built predominantly of stone or brick with pitched slate roofs. These could provide scope for extension or separate development, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. These comprise:-

Former Byre (About 20’10” x 53’)
Lean-to (About 11’7” x 44’8”)
Potting Shed (17’10” x 12’10”)
Studio (About 16’1” x 26’5”)
Garage (About 16’1” x 12’11”)
Workshop (About 15’2” x 16’7”)
Open Sided Garage (About 15’8” x 17’2”)

In addition to the above there is also a separate corrugated iron clad metal and timber framed hay shed (About 76’0” x 22’0”)

There is a grazing paddock of approximately 1.4 acres which currently houses a polytunnel.

Solar Panels
16 solar panels provide electricity and a FIT of £500 per annum.