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Raithburn Farm

Glasgow Road, By Fenwick, East Ayrshire, KA3 6ES

Offers Over £550,000


  • For sale as a whole or in 3 lots.

  • Lot 1: farmhouse, buildings and 15.2 acres land.

  • Lot 2: 28.2 acres land.

  • Lot 3: 20.8 acres land.

Raithburn Farm is an attractive traditional farmhouse and steading set in an accessible rural position about 2½ miles north of Fenwick and 16 miles south of Glasgow. It is situated in an elevated position with open aspects over the surrounding …

Raithburn Farm is an attractive traditional farmhouse and steading set in an accessible rural position about 2½ miles north of Fenwick and 16 miles south of Glasgow. It is situated in an elevated position with open aspects over the surrounding countryside and fine views towards Ayr and the coast. Raithburn Farm has immediate access via the A77 onto the motorway and benefits from rapid road access to Glasgow. The village of Fenwick is close by and has become very popular with commuters to Glasgow. The village offers a range of local services including a local shop, public houses, primary school, and a post office while a wider range of services, shops and supermarkets are available in Kilmarnock, Ayr and Newton Mearns. Private schooling is available on the South Side of Glasgow and also in Ayr. Prestwick Airport is 16 miles distant with regular flights to many European destinations. The nearest railway station is in Stewarton with regular connections to Ayr, Glasgow and beyond.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous facilities at Royal Troon, Prestwick and Turnberry. The world class “19” hole golf course designed by Colin Mongtomerie at Rowallan Castle, Kilmaurs is 5½ miles. There are excellent equestrian facilities at Morris Equestrian Centre with an international indoor arena. There is excellent sailing on the Firth of Clyde with yachting marinas at Troon, Largs and Inverkip.

Raithburn is an attractive small farm with an excellent refurbished farmhouse, useful buildings and about 64.1 acres of grazing land. The land is IACS registered and ranges between 170m and 190m in altitude and is gently sloping. It is graded by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Reserch Class 4(2) and 5(1) and produces good crops of hay/silage and year round grazing. Water is supplied to the fields by mains water troughs and water courses while the land is bounded by post and wire fencing.

Lot 1: Farmhouse steading and about 15.2 acres
Approached via a private drive, Raithburn Farm is an impressive traditional farmhouse build over two storeys of stone under a slate roof with a range of buildings and sheds. Previously a dairy farm, it has been recently refurbished by the current owners to create a comfortable family home. The accommodation includes a bright kitchen/dining room fitted with wall and floor mounted units under a complimentary composite marble worktop, a central island with induction hob and extractor and pop-up socket, integrated AEG double oven, dishwasher and fridge, the sink is fitted with a filtered water tap. There is a large utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and access to the garden. The office is off the utility room and is fitted with Cat 5 ideal for those working from home. The sitting room is a bright room with dual aspect windows with a multi fuel stove. A downstairs bedroom is fitted with wardrobes and there is a newly installed shower room. The family room also has a multi fuel stove and stairs give access to two en suite bedrooms on the first floor. Adjoining substantial traditional outbuildings offer considerable scope for extension subject to necessary planning consent.

Ground Floor: Front entrance vestibule, shower room, sitting room, family room, dining kitchen, bedroom, office, utility room and porch.

First Floor: Two bedrooms with en suite shower rooms

The private gravelled drive leads to the farmhouse and steading. The south facing sheltered garden is mainly laid to lawn enclosed by a beech and hawthorn hedge. There is also a drying green area.

THE FARM BUILDINGS
There are a range of substantial outbuildings at Raithburn Farm which are suitable for a variety of purposes:

Porch/Utility: (About 16’10” x 8’9”)
Stone and slate with a concrete floor incorporating a lean-to with storage area.

Byre 1: (About 48’2” x 20’2”)
Stone and slate with a concrete floor and stalls.

Byre 2: (About 42’1” x 20’8”)
Stone and slate with a concrete floor and stalls.

Wash House: (About 10’ x 6’6”)
Brick and slate with a concrete floor.

Store: (About 26’5” x 13’1”)
Stone and slate with a flagstone floor and a former grain/hay loft above.

Dutch Barn: (About 24’ x 60’)
Steel portal frame with corrugated iron roof and cladding over an earth floor.

Traditional Hay Shed: (About 39’3” x 20’10”)
Stone, brick and slate construction with Yorkshire boarding above under a slate roof with an earth floor.

Stirk Byre: (About 18’10” x 43’3”)
Brick and slate construction with a concrete floor.

Slatted House: (About 58’10” x 28’2”)
Concrete portal frame with brick walls under a fibre cement roof with a central feed passage and galvanised feed rails.

Calf Byre: (About 15’ x 12’1”)
Stone and slate construction with a cement floor and four brick calf pens.

THE LAND
A single grazing field of about 12.5 acres.

Lot 2: About 28.2 acres
About 28.2 acres of ploughable pasture.

Lot 3: About 20.8 acres
A single block of grazing land.