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No. 9 Holding - Lot 1

Mainholm, By Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA6 5HD

Offers Over £325,000


  • An attractive smallholding in a picturesque rural location.

  • Lot 1: House, buildings and about 9.88 acres.

  • Requiring some modernisation.

  • Useful outbuildings with 12 stables.

  • Excellent grade 2 land.

  • Highly desirable location.

CLOSING DATE SET FOR MONDAY, 16TH NOVEMBER 2020 AT NOON.

No. 9 Holding is in an unspoilt rural situation in a most accessible location about 2 miles from Ayr and 37 miles distant from Glasgow. The house is surrounded by open farmland with lovely open views next to the River …

CLOSING DATE SET FOR MONDAY, 16TH NOVEMBER 2020 AT NOON.

No. 9 Holding is in an unspoilt rural situation in a most accessible location about 2 miles from Ayr and 37 miles distant from Glasgow. The house is surrounded by open farmland with lovely open views next to the River Ayr.

Ayr has an excellent range of shops and restaurants, sports facilities and cinema. There is a private co-educational school. Glasgow is easily accessible via the A77/M77 and there is a regular train service from Ayr to Glasgow Central. Prestwick Airport with a wide range of international flights is 7.5 miles distant.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous links courses at Royal Troon, Turnberry and Prestwick. There is a popular racecourse in Ayr and marinas at Troon, Ardrossan and Largs.

The 44 mile River Ayr Way long distance walk is nearby, including the Ayr Gorge Woodlands reserve which is a steep ravine of sandstone cliffs covered with one of the most important ancient woodlands in Ayrshire. There are many opportunities for game sports in the area and Ayrshire has some of South West Scotland’s salmon and trout fishing.

No. 9 Holding is an attractive smallholding which is available for sale as a whole or in two lots with a traditional cottage, outbuildings and land extending to about 20.01 acres in total. Delightfully situated, it is on a quiet country lane by Ayr.

Lot 1: House, buildings and about 9.88 acres

Ground Floor: Kitchen, Sun Room, Sitting Room, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom.

The house is a single storey brick built cottage with a slate roof. The property has been in the same family for 55 years. The accommodation comprises a spacious modern kitchen with fitted floor and wall units, integrated electric oven and separate hob, 1.5 bowl sink, sitting room with open coal fire and back boiler, French doors to sun room which has excellent rural views, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. The heating and hot water is provided by an open coal fire with back boiler and the property is fully double glazed.

There is great potential to extend the property subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

The gardens are all down to lawn and are fenced. There is a yard with ample parking area for equestrian vehicles which has direct access to the land.

The land is split into two larger fields with a useful smaller turnout paddock and midden/storage area and measures approximately 8.3 acres (3.36 ha). According to the James Hutton Institute, the land is classified as Grade 2. Further to this there is approximately 1.13 acres (0.45 ha) of river bank.

Byre: About 10.34m x 4.98m
Brick with corrugated asbestos roof, concrete floor and electricity supply.

Stables with hay store: About 10.99m x 8.54m
Brick with corrugated asbestos/tin roof, concrete/dirt floor and electricity supply. 4 stables.

Dutch barn with lean-to: About 22.69m x 12.06m
Portal frame with corrugated tin roof/wall, brick/block walls, concrete/brick/dirt floor and electricity supply. 3 stables and toilet with sink.

Stables with tack room: About 13.45m x 7.33m
Brick with corrugated asbestos/tin roof, concrete floor, water supply and electricity supply. 5 stables.

From Whitletts roundabout on the A77 Ayr Bypass continue south for about half a mile, turn left (signed for Mainholm Smallholdings). Turn right then left and continue along the single track road for just under half a mile, No. 9 is on the right hand side.

No. 9 Holding, Mainholm, By Ayr, KA6 5HD

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There are no fishing rights with No.9 Holding.