The Millhouse is situated in an idyllic rural location close to the conservation village of Ochiltree, which has a primary school, local shop, new community hub and other facilities. The market town of Ayr is about 13 miles distant via …
The Millhouse is situated in an idyllic rural location close to the conservation village of Ochiltree, which has a primary school, local shop, new community hub and other facilities. The market town of Ayr is about 13 miles distant via the A70 trunk road and has a wide range of excellent services including cinema, shops and supermarkets, together with a wide range of restaurants, bars and sports facilities. Wellington School is the highly regarded private co-educational school in Ayr and there are several good state schools. Glasgow, about 39 miles to the north, is within easy commuting distance via the M77 motorway. There are railway stations at Auchinleck and Ayr with regular services to Glasgow and beyond, whilst Glasgow Prestwick Airport is served by international flights (16 miles).
Ayrshire is renowned for its outdoor recreational facilities, including the Racecourse at Ayr, golf courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry, and excellent yachting facilities at the marina in Troon. The surrounding area provides a network of country roads, ideal for walking, cycling and hacking. Fishing is available locally at Belston Loch which is regularly stocked with trout and offers some excellent dry fly fishing. Delightful countryside walks are available in the area at Auchinleck House and the enchanting Dumfries House Estate has a wonderful range of paths and walks.
House, stables, arena and about 15 acres land
The Millhouse is an attractive restored former mill built of stone under a slate roof, it provides generous and flexible living accommodation over two floors and is tastefully designed and decorated. There are extensive gardens, a large patio area, garden shed and a small burn (Burnock Water) which meanders around the rear garden and the land boundary. The stable block with 9 boxes and tack room has a large hard standing area for several vehicles and adjacent is a 60m x 40m floodlit arena with carpet fibre surface.
The substantial accommodation at The Millhouse includes a fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/living room with engineered oak flooring. The living area has a beautiful original stone inglenook with multi burner and a French door which open to a decked balcony overlooking the front garden whist the dining area has French doors to a decked balcony overlooking the rear garden towards the Burnock Water. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of white wall and base unit under a complementary worktop, double oven, induction hob, extractor fan, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a comfortable snug off the kitchen with views to the rear. The master bedroom has a dressing room and en-suite shower room there are two further bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes and one benefitting from an en-suite shower room. A staircase with oak balustrade descends to the impressive sitting room/games room with a wood burner set in an original stone inglenook with engineered oak flooring. There is a useful utility room, a guest bedroom and bathroom with shower over the bath. The conservatory and w.c. complete the accommodation.
Ground Floor: Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room, Snug, 3 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and w.c.
Lower Floor: Sitting Room/Games Room, Conservatory, Utility Room, Bedroom, Bathroom.
GARDEN (LAND AND GROUNDS)
There are large gardens to the front and rear of the house which are mainly down to lawn. The rear garden is a peaceful haven with the Burnock Water gently winding around the boundary. There is a large sheltered patio area for outdoor entertaining and a raised lawn with a shed, log store and parking for several cars.
Good grazing/silage land which is well drained and fenced, with water in all fields.
There are 9 stables and tack room within the farm building which has electricity and water. There is ample hard standing around the building.
The large floodlit arena is approximately 60m x 40m with a shredded carpet fibre surface
The access road belongs to The Millhouse and the neighbouring property has a right of access for residential purposes with shared maintenance over it.