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North Auchenbrain - Lot 1

By Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 6JW

Offers Over £350,000


  • Farmhouse: 3 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms.

  • Cottage: 3 bedrooms, living room.

  • Range of traditional farm buildings.

  • Stock Shed and Hay Shed.

  • About 13.56 acres.

North Auchenbrain Farm is an attractive small stock farm situated in a peaceful rural location just 3 miles north of Mauchline within rural East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline (3 miles) along with a good range of services …

North Auchenbrain Farm is an attractive small stock farm situated in a peaceful rural location just 3 miles north of Mauchline within rural East Ayrshire. Primary schooling is available at Mauchline (3 miles) along with a good range of services including doctors surgery and local shops. The towns of Ayr and Kilmarnock offer a wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants, cinemas and sports facilities and is well placed for easy access to Ayr and Glasgow by the A76 and M77. Galston has both primary and secondary schooling and a popular leisure centre. Private schooling is available at Wellington in Ayr and Belmont, Newton Mearns (21 miles).

North Auchenbrain Farm is available for sale as a whole or in 5 lots and has two houses, a range of traditional farm buildings and extends to about 162.44 Acres (65.74 Ha). The farm is in an accessible rural location and is approached along a quiet single track road.

The house has been divided into two dwellings. The main portion (North Auchenbrain Farmhouse) is spacious and currently comprises kitchen/breakfasting room, snug, living room, dining room/bedroom 3, snooker room, bathroom and utility room on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor. North Auchenbrain Cottage is attached to the farmhouse and has hall, kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms, boxroom and bathroom. It requires renovation.

There are useful traditional farm buildings, a stock shed and hay shed together with mature gardens and lovely views.

The farmland and woodland extends to about 160.99 Acres (65.15 Ha) and is a mixture of silage ground, grazing ground, localised parts of rough grazing and woodland compartments. The land is graded as Grade 4(2) by the James Hutton Institute and ranges from 150m to 182m above sea level and is gently undulating in parts. The land appears to be in good heart. Some fields have unmetered water troughs whilst the remainder benefit from a natural spring supply. Fencing is in place but requires attention.

The land can be summarised as:

Land Type Hectares Acres
Ploughable 52.78 130.42
Permanent Pasture 4.70 11.61
Rough Grazing 1.32 3.27
Woodland 6.35 15.68
Other 0.59 1.46
Total 65.74 162.45

The land adjoining Auchencloigh hamlet (Lots 4 and 5) might have some potential for limited residential development subject to all necessary consents being obtained. No enquiries have been made to East Ayrshire Council planning department.

METHOD OF SALE
North Auchenbrain Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in the following 5 lots:

LOT1 NORTH AUCHENBRAIN HOUSE, COTTAGE, BUILDINGS AND LAND

North Auchenbrain House

North Auchenbrain House is a traditional stone built farmhouse under a slated roof with attractive mature gardens. The accommodation over two floors comprises:

Ground Floor: Hall, Kitchen, Living Room, Snug, Dining Room/Bedroom 3, Snooker Room, Bathroom, Utility Room.

First Floor:
2 Bedrooms, Bathroom.

The entrance hall leads to the bright living room with tiled fireplace and large picture window. The cosy snug has patio doors leading out to a sheltered patio overlooking the private gardens and fireplace with electric fire. The kitchen/breakfasting room, has fitted wall and floor units, electric integrated hob, double oven, 1.5 bowl with tiled splashback and built-in bench seating area. The dining room/bedroom 3 has built in alcove with shelved unit, the snooker room could make a useful downstairs bedroom. There is a bathroom and utility room completing the accommodation on the ground floor.

On the first floor, there are two bedrooms and a shower room.

Two cattle grids are at the entrance tarmacked drive and the lovely mature gardens have a variety of mature shrubs and trees with excellent views towards Arran.

North Auchenbrain Cottage

Ground Floor:
Living Room, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Bathroom.

First Floor:
1 Bedroom and a box room.


North Auchenbrain Cottage is built on two storeys of stone under a slate roof, requiring modernisation and improvement. It comprises living room, 3 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. The gardens are fenced and mainly down to lawn.

Farm Buildings
The buildings lie to the east of North Auchenbrain Cottage with a sizeable yard area adjacent to the buildings. The farm buildings comprise:

Cattle Court and Straw Storage: About 25.4m x 13m and 25.4m x 5.2m
Steel portal frame, tin clad and roof, part slatted, feed passage.

Byre: About 6m x 6m
Brick and slate.
8 troughed bays.

Byre: About 9.2m x 5.4m
Brick and asbestos roof. 11 troughed bays.

Stables: About 9.2m x 10.03m
Brick and asbestos roof. 8 stables.

Pole Barn: About 21.6m x 6.4m
Timber trusts and part steel portal frame and tin clad, earth floor.

Store: About 5.4m x 2.9m
Brick and slate.

Cake Room: About 11.3m x 2.9m
Brick/stone and slate.

With door leading to:

Former Byre: About 6.2m x 15.9m
Stone and slate, 12 double and 2 single troughed bays.

Adjoining Cottage:

Byre: About 7.01m x 6.4m
Stone and slate.

Tractor/Diesel Shed: About 4m x 7.4m and 4.6m x 5.8m
Box profile clad, slate roof and stone walls.

Pick-up Shed: About 4.87m x 4.26m
Brick and stone.

Quad Shed: About 4.87m x 3.96m
Brick and stone.

Oil Store: About 3.96m x 3.0m
Brick with corrugated roof.

Pens.

Silage pit.
Concrete panels.

Brick Midden:
With capacity for 50 hay bales.

There is about 5.51 acres of ploughable land and 6.59 acres of rough grazing and woodland.