High Wexford Cottage is a superb refurbished and extended 4 bedroom detached cottage in open countryside in an enviable rural position on Kerrix Road between Troon and Symington, South Ayrshire. Beautifully maintained and presented, High Wexford Cottage sits in a …
High Wexford Cottage is a superb refurbished and extended 4 bedroom detached cottage in open countryside in an enviable rural position on Kerrix Road between Troon and Symington, South Ayrshire. Beautifully maintained and presented, High Wexford Cottage sits in a generous plot of 0.80 acres with mature private gardens situated on this very attractive peaceful road. It is a short drive from Troon town centre (about 4 miles) which offers a wide range of excellent amenities including good state schooling, an excellent range of shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants including the excellent Oyster Bar at Troon harbour. To the north, the popular conservation village of Symington is 1 mile away, with a new co-op supermarket, primary school and popular village pub/restaurant.
Locally, there are a variety of sporting facilities including the renowned Royal Troon Golf Course and marina for sailing and water sports along with an award-winning beach overlooking the Isle of Arran. Glasgow and Ayr are within easy reach via the A77 and M77 and Prestwick Airport is 3 miles, offering regular international flights. The railway station in Troon provides frequent connections to Glasgow and beyond. Glasgow City Centre is about 31 miles distant and can be reached in about 30 minutes driving time via the M77. There are many opportunities for game sports in the area and Ayrshire has some of South West Scotland’s finest salmon and trout fishing.
Built around 1860, on a single storey of grey stone on a pitched slate roof, High Wexford Cottage was originally built as two semi-detached cottages. It has been cleverly and sympathetically extended and modernised by the current vendors to create a superb modern home. New extensions built of timber and brick render have been well insulated with high performance Kingspan insulation. It is double glazed with traditional style sash and case glazing with polished brass fittings, oil fired central heating with Megaflo boiler hot water cylinder, dual sided wood burning stove and underfloor heating to all the bathrooms and has plenty of storage throughout.
The pretty gardens are walled and laid to lawn. There is ample parking on the tarmac drive and there are two timber framed sheds. There are some fine views from the property towards the Firth of Clyde and Arran.
Ground Floor: Kitchen/Dining Room, 3 Reception Rooms, 4 Bedrooms (master en suite), Shower Room, Family Bathroom, Laundry Room.
High Wexford Cottage is an immaculately presented family home with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout. The entrance porch with tiled floor leads to the hall. The impressive modern fitted kitchen has a wide range of cream base and wall units with granite worktop, integrated into the units are two dishwashers, there is a 4 door delux electric Aga with tiled splashback, separate electric oven and induction hob for cooking. The double sink sits within the worktop and there is a central island unit giving perfect extension to the work space. There is a dining area with further solid grey fitted cabinets completing the spacious kitchen/dining room and a shelved pantry.
The recently finished south facing garden room provides an additional entertaining area complete with oak bi-fold doors from the hall and an external set of grey aluminium bi-fold doors leading out to the private patio and gardens, a fabulous room with one and a half height ceiling and magnificent oak beams. There are electric Velux windows to bring in additional daylight to the room.
The den/snug and sitting room have a dual sided wood burning stove with slate hearth which create a focal point in both rooms. On the west elevation, the generous master bedroom with dual aspect views has en suite bathroom with separate shower, followed by three further bedrooms (all with built in wardrobes) and a spacious family bathroom. The shower room with electric under floor heating has a large walk in shower, Neptune sink with fitted furniture, w.c., and heated towel rail. There is a cloakroom area with oak shelving, laundry room with fitted floor and wall units, 1.5 bowl sink and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
From the private gates, the enclosed gardens at High Wexford are well stocked with colourful shrubs and flowers including climbing roses, Ladys Mantle, lavender and heuchera. Situated to the front of the house is a large lawned area with some evergreen trees interspersed with borders and to the rear there is a lovely south facing sheltered patio with mature borders and an area of lawn. The tarmac drive leads to the side of the house with parking for several cars and vehicles.
There are also two timber framed garden sheds and a tree house within the grounds. There are 2 garden taps and exterior lighting.
From the Dutch House Roundabout on the A77 proceed to Monktonhead Roundabout (for Troon and Prestwick). Turn right onto Kerrix Road. Continue along this road for about 1.5 miles and High Wexford Cottage is on the right hand side approached through the entrance gates.
High Wexford Cottage, Symington, Kilmarnock, South Ayrshire, KA1 5QN