Carlung House is nestled within a tranquil and beautiful woodland setting within the grounds of Carlung Estate. Located about one mile from West Kilbride, Scotlands only Craft Town, which offers a comprehensive range of amenities including schooling, shops and a …
Carlung House is nestled within a tranquil and beautiful woodland setting within the grounds of Carlung Estate. Located about one mile from West Kilbride, Scotland’s only Craft Town, which offers a comprehensive range of amenities including schooling, shops and a variety of sporting facilities. The Barony Centre, set within a restored church is home to a craft exhibition centre, gallery shop and café. West Kilbride has a lovely sandy beach and the well regarded Seamill Hydro is just over a mile away. The popular west coast town of Largs which has more extensive shopping facilities and a supermarket is about 6.5 miles distant. This area of the Ayrshire coastline is renowned for its range of outdoor activities including golf courses which include Royal Troon, Prestwick, Turnberry, Largs and West Kilbride. In addition to Largs Golf Club there is also a municipal course at Routenburn. Some of the most scenic costal sailing in the country can be enjoyed along the Firth of Clyde where there are marina and chandlery services at both Largs and Inverkip. The A737 provides rapid road access to Glasgow Airport and the M8 into Glasgow City Centre in addition there is a main line rail service from West Kilbride to Glasgow.
4 Carlung House is an excellent family home which spans the entire top floor within the much admired Carlung House. The original Carlung House was destroyed by fire in 1902 and replaced with the magnificent Elizabethan Manorial house present today. The property was split into the current arrangement in the 1970’s and comprises five apartments in total, three of which (including No 4) use the front entrance. Constructed of Northumberland stone with sandstone dressings the property retains many original features including the lead lined windows.
Entered from the imposing communal hallway, a stairway gives access to the apartment on the first floor. Further stairs within the apartment open to a delightful and welcoming reception hall leading to a comfortable living area which is separated from the dining area by a glazed partition. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of floor and wall mounted units, integrated electric hob, extractor, double oven, fridge/freezer, dish washer and double sink. There is a utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer. The sitting room has a log burning stove set in a black marble surround and hearth with a white fire place. The master bedroom is fitted with an en suite shower room with wash hand basin and w.c. Bedroom 2 also benefits from an en suite shower room and has a complete wall of wardrobes with Bedroom 3 and 4 sharing the family bathroom.
First Floor: Sitting Room, Living Area, Dining Area, 4 Bedrooms (2 en suite), Kitchen, Bathroom, Utility Room.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
Carlung House is approached via a tree lined driveway which leads to a large stone chipped parking area with central landscaped roundabout. The extensive wooded communal grounds provide the residents of Carlung House with an idyllic and peaceful parkland setting. No 4 has a garage within the grounds.