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Nether Wellwood Farmhouse

By Muirkirk, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 3NG


  • A fully restored traditional farmhouse

  • 1.5 acre paddock

  • Energy efficient, carbon friendly home

  • Peaceful location on the banks of the River Ayr

Nether Wellwood is situated 3 miles from the small village of Muirkirk between Cumnock and Glenbuck on the A70. The area
surrounding Muirkirk is one of scenic beauty and is a great place for walking and enjoying nature. Taking in …

Nether Wellwood is situated 3 miles from the small village of Muirkirk between Cumnock and Glenbuck on the A70. The area
surrounding Muirkirk is one of scenic beauty and is a great place for walking and enjoying nature. Taking in the ‘River Ayr Way’, a
wonderful path network which hugs the banks of the River Ayr along its entirety and which passes close by to the property. Close to the development stands a monument to John Lapraik, who lived in the area during the 18th Century. A noted poet and great friend of Robert Burns, a local festival is held every year to celebrate his life and works. There are local amenities in Muirkirk including a post office, filling station, grocer, baker, butcher, hotel and public house. The primary school and early learning centre in Muirkirk is well regarded. Secondary schooling is available at
Auchinleck and Cumnock, a new super school ‘Barony Campus’ (between Cumnock and Auchinleck) is planned to open for the
Summer term 2020.

Cumnock (8 miles) offers a variety of local shops, restaurants and sporting facilities. Nearby places of interest include Dumfries
House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with an outstanding collection of 18th century furniture, beautiful
walled gardens owned by HRH 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. Lochside House and Spa is also close by and has a well-regarded reputation for high quality service.

Ayrshire is well-known for its range of outdoor pursuits. There are a number of world renowned golf courses including Royal
Troon, Turnberry and Rowallan Castle Estate, Kilmaurs. The racecourse at Ayr provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas in Ardrossan, Troon and Largs. Ayrshire is famous as the birthplace of Robert Burns.

Nether Wellwood offers an exciting opportunity to buy into an exclusive small development in a fine rural situation overlooking the River Ayr near Muirkirk.
Nether Wellwood comprises 2 detached and 2 semi-detached houses:-

The House (2,395 sq.ft) – a traditional farmhouse built of stone under a slate roof has undergone a renovation programme to
include 4 bedrooms (1 en suite), sitting room, dining room, kitchen, w.c., and utility room with a 1.5 acre paddock with superb views to the east. Many of the original features of the
farmhouse will be retained including decorative cornice work in the reception rooms, deep skirtings, internal panel doors,
geometric tiled front vestibule with original opaque glazed door and side panels. Bi-fold doors in the kitchen provide wonderful
views over the river and surrounding countryside. The kitchen is fitted with contemporary cabinets, integrated fridge/freezer, dish-washer microwave oven and has a central island with induction hob. The master bedroom with en suite also has a
walk in wardrobe.

The house, in grounds of 1.8 acres has an extensive wooded partly walled garden to the front and includes a 1.5 acre paddock
bounded by the River Ayr.

Internal Finishes
• UPVC double glazed windows, bi-fold doors and external doors, UPVC soffits and fascias.
• BT and TV points in sitting room and bedrooms. White electrical sockets and switches.
• Satin chrome ironmongery (door handles).
• Original internal doors in the farmhouse.
• Original cornicing to sitting and dining room in the farmhouse.
• Plaster cornicing to sitting and dining room in cottage.
• Contemporary fitted kitchens by Magnet.
• Appliances to include integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven and induction hob.
• Stainless steel sink.
• Downlighters.
• Quality sanitaryware.
• Ceramic tiling.
• Air source heat pump.
• Solar panels.
• Insulation upgraded to entire external envelope.
• Grass seeding to garden grounds with each of the 4
• Paving slabs to path.
• Decorative chip driveway.
• Front and side door lights.
• 1.8m high timber screen fence where applicable.