The Barn at Gowanpark is pleasantly situated about 15 miles from Ayr in a fine rural location and forms part of an attractive courtyard development of five houses constructed about 10 years ago. There is primary schooling available at Ochiltree …
The Barn at Gowanpark is pleasantly situated about 15 miles from Ayr in a fine rural location and forms part of an attractive courtyard development of five houses constructed about 10 years ago. There is primary schooling available at Ochiltree and Coylton and a new secondary school is due to open this year between Cumnock and Auchinleck. The new community hub in Ochiltree has a well-regarded coffee shop. Nearby places of interest include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with beautiful walled gardens recently opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth and a frequent favourite of Prince Charles. At Auchinleck Estate there are enjoyable riverside walks to Wallace’s Cave and Peden’s Cave and the River Ayr gorge walk at Mauchline is close by. Auchinleck Mansion House, was built by Lord Auchinleck, James Boswell in the late 1700s. The Scottish classic-style mansion was designed by Robert Adam, one of Scotland’s most famous architects. There is a popular coffee shop and gift shop (Boswell’s Coach House) within the Estate grounds. Loch Side House and Spa is also close by and has a well-respected reputation for high quality service.
Ayrshire is renowned for its range of outdoor pursuits. There are a number of world renowned golf courses including Royal Troon, Turnberry and Rowallan Castle Estate, Kilmaurs, which also has excellent equestrian facilities with an international indoor arena. The racecourse at Ayr provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas in Ardrossan, Troon, Largs and Inverkip. There are many opportunities for game sports in the area and Ayrshire has some of South West Scotland’s best salmon and trout fishing. Permit fishing is available at the River Nith.
The Barn is built over two storeys under a pitched slate roof with a white render finish and provides spacious family living accommodation presented in immaculate condition. There is underfloor heating throughout the downstairs and all doors, skirting and architraves are oak. The windows are double glazed, modern sash and case.
Ground Floor: Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom.
First Floor: Living Room, 2 Bedrooms (master en suite), Shower Room.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises a bright and welcoming hallway with hardwood floor and oak glazed doors. The dining kitchen with high gloss white base and wall units under black granite countertops, integrated Neff double oven, hob, extractor and dishwasher has French doors to the garden. A useful utility room off the kitchen with units and plumbing for a washing machine has access to the garage. There are two bedrooms with coving to the ceilings on the ground floor which share a fully tiled bathroom with spa bath with shower over and screen, w.c. and semi pedestal wash hand basin. The attractive oak staircase rises to the upper floor where there is a spacious landing, a generously proportioned sitting room with triple aspects, an electric fire set in a stone fireplace. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and walk in wardrobe. There is one other bedroom upstairs with a built in wardrobe and a family shower room which is fully tiled.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
The front garden overlooks the well maintained mono blocked courtyard and is mainly decorative paving and there are two designated parking spaces. The rear garden is fenced and has a patio, artificial grass surface, raised decked area with wonderful country views. There is additional parking at the rear and a large garage with power and light.
Stable Block (About 67’10” x 40’6”)
The custom built Monarch mare and foal stable block has a concrete floor and a generator provides power and light. There is a water supply and area of hardstanding around the stable block.
• 6 stables (About 14’ x 14’ each)
• Feed room (About 13’10” x 8’)
• Tack room (About 13’10” x 10’)
Land (About 8.13 acres)
There is about 8.13 acres of grazing land adjacent to the stable block and is fenced into two enclosures.