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Annbank, By Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA6 5HZ


  • An excellent smallholding in an accessible location.

  • About 1.1 acres.

  • Four Bedrooms (One En-Suite).

  • One Bedroom Annexe (with kitchen and wet room).

  • Garaging for five cars.

  • Stables.

  • Extensive parking area.

Woodcroft is a fine smallholding occupying a secluded and private setting close to the River Ayr on the outskirts of the village of Annbank some five miles from Ayr town centre.

The well-established county town of Ayr has a wide …

Woodcroft is a fine smallholding occupying a secluded and private setting close to the River Ayr on the outskirts of the village of Annbank some five miles from Ayr town centre.

The well-established county town of Ayr has a wide range of excellent services including cinema and shops, three large supermarkets, together with a wide range of restaurants and bars and sports facilities. There is a primary school in Annbank and Wellington School is a highly regarded private co-educational school in Ayr and there are several other good state schools. Ayr has a mainline railway station with a regular service to Glasgow and beyond. Glasgow and Prestwick airports have regular scheduled flights and are 37 miles and eight miles respectively. Glasgow itself is easily accessible by rail and road via the M77.

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 Ayr and the River Nith whilst Annbank fishery lies close by. Ayrshire is famous as the birthplace of Robert Burns.

In a secluded and sheltered position, Woodcroft includes a spacious family house with an annexe. Split over two levels, Woodcroft was originally built as the village doctors’ house and surgery. With well-appointed accommodation and useful buildings it is a fine rural property with potential to suit a wide range of uses.

Ground Floor: Kitchen, Utility, W/C, Living Room.

Lower Ground Floor: Four Bedrooms (One En-Suite), Bathroom.

Annexe (Lower Ground Floor): Conservatory, Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen, Bedroom, Wet Room.

The accommodation on the ground floor comprises a spacious hallway from which all of the rooms on this level can be accessed. The kitchen has a useful dining area, good quality fitted units with wooden worktops which are completed by integrated NEFF and Franke appliances including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, double oven with extractor, ceramic hob, microwave and wine fridge. A useful utility room lies off the kitchen, the outside can be accessed from here also. The living room is spacious and has a built in wood burning stove. The ground floor is serviced by a W/C. The lower ground floor comprises the sleeping accommodation. The master bedroom is light and airy and benefits from a walk in wardrobe and en-suite. There are three further double bedrooms, one of which benefits from a walk in wardrobe area. A family bathroom services the accommodation on this level.

The annexe benefits from a separate access but could be incorporated back into the main house should this be required. The accommodation in the annexe comprises a conservatory, open plan living room/kitchen, double bedroom and wet room

Set in a large plot extending to approximately 1.1 acres in total, Woodcroft offers plentiful external space. There is a large tarmacadam driveway suitable for parking several vehicles. A four car garage and single car garage both of brick construction complete the parking arrangements. The timber stable block comprises two stables, a hay shed and a tack room; the stable block has been wired for generator power. A large decking area to the side of the property houses a ten person barbecue hut and timber office building complete with power and internet connection. There is a large area of grass to the rear of the property suitable for grazing/turnout of horses.

The building measurements are as follows:

Single garage: approximately 2.7m x 5m

Four car garage: approximately 5.5m x 10m

Office: approximately 3.0m x 3.6m

Stable block: Hay store approximately 2.3m x 2.3m

Stable 1 approximately 2.9m x 3.3 m
Stable 2 approximately 4.5m x 2.8m
Tack room approximately 1.5m x 2.8m

From the A77 Holmston Roundabout at Ayr, take the A70 (signed Cumnock). After about a mile and a half turn left onto the B774 (signed for Annbank). Just before the village turn right into the driveway for Woodcroft.


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There is a right of access over the drive between points AB with maintenance to be shared accordingly to user.