Barnbrock Farm enjoys an enviable location that is rural yet accessible. Lochwinnoch (five miles), Bridge of Weir (three miles) and Glasgow (17 miles) are all easily reached via the road networks. Lochwinnoch provides a railway station with connections to Glasgow …
Barnbrock Farm enjoys an enviable location that is rural yet accessible. Lochwinnoch (five miles), Bridge of Weir (three miles) and Glasgow (17 miles) are all easily reached via the road networks. Lochwinnoch provides a railway station with connections to Glasgow and beyond. There is a wide range of useful services locally including an excellent primary school at Lochwinnoch, and a good range of day to day facilities and amenities including local shops with a deli, florists, mini supermarket, cafes, Italian restaurant and medical practice. There are wonderful recreational facilities on Castle Semple Loch (about 5 miles distant) and the wetlands, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is renowned for bird watching. There is an excellent visitor centre and café. The Sustrans off road cycle route from Irvine to Glasgow continues along the lochside. There is also a golf course beside the village. The beautiful coast of the Firth of Clyde with many amenities is about 17 miles away. Angling is available with fishing permits at Knapps Loch and River Gryffe. Castle Semple Loch offers inland sailing and the Firth of Clyde has excellent chandlery and marina services at Inverkip, Largs and Ardrossan as well as some of the country’s most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
Glasgow Airport is approximately 9½ miles distant and easily accessible by the A737 and M8. Braehead Shopping Centre (12 miles) has an extensive range of shops, restaurants and ice rink.
Barnbrock Farm comprises a period farmhouse under a pitched slate roof with ancillary buildings with a campsite and land. The main farmhouse has most recently been in use as an office building with storage facilities (the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park Headquarters). On the ground floor of the main house are 4 principal rooms, kitchen, 2 WC’s and storeroom with 3 former bedrooms on the first floor.
The stone built barns adjoining the farmhouse currently comprise stores and workshops. To the west of the main farmhouse is a modern timber built accommodation block under a tiled roof comprising kitchen, toilets/showers and storage. The property benefits from a substantial corrugated metal barn with a mezzanine floor providing ample storage/work space. Building measurements and layouts can be seen on the attached floorplans (measurements for the larger shielings only are provided).
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
Sitting within picturesque wooded grounds of about 4.68 acres, the land at Barnbrock could be adapted to suit a number of uses including equestrian grazing. Within the grounds lie a campsite with eight timber sheilings requiring refurbishment. The ground extends to a useful grazing paddock with a burn running along the southern boundary. There is an electric vehicle charging station.
The neighbouring farmer has a right of access from the entrance to the gate in the north east corner of the site.
Currently the property has planning for, and is in use as commercial premises. There is also planning permission for a campsite. Barnbrock has potential for a considerable variety of uses subject to the necessary consents being obtained. This includes restoration to residential use for which planning permission for change of use would be required.
The property is suitable for redevelopment subject to the terms of the Development Brief, which can be provided upon request. Additional information on planning matters relating to Barnbrock Farm can be obtained by contacting Renfrewshire Council Planning Department, directly on 0141 618 7835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It should be noted that a design statement indicating how proposals for the site relate to the rural setting will be required as part of any planning application submission and will be necessary as part of the bid submission to purchase the property.