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Over Gree Farm

Lochlibo Road, Burnhouse, Beith, North Ayrshire, KA15 1LH


  • An attractive small farm with traditional farmhouse, buildings and land in a fine rural location.

  • About 63.48 acres (25.69 hectares).

  • 3 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms.

  • Extensive range of traditional outbuildings.

  • Farmhouse requiring modernisation.

  • Excellent location close to Glasgow.

  • Lovely mature gardens.

  • About 60.68 acres grazing land.


Over Gree is offered for sale as a whole.

Please note there is no home report for the property as it is a farm.

Over Gree Farm is an attractive and well located farm in North Ayrshire with access to …

Over Gree is offered for sale as a whole.

Please note there is no home report for the property as it is a farm.

Over Gree Farm is an attractive and well located farm in North Ayrshire with access to Glasgow from the A736. There is a 5 bedroom farmhouse, adjoining stone steading and about 63.48 acres of land in all.

Local services and facilities are available in Dunlop (2 miles) and Beith (4 miles). Dunlop and Glengarnock (5.5 miles) have railway stations with regular services to Glasgow (about 17 miles) and beyond. Glasgow Airport has regular scheduled flights and is 13 miles distant. There is primary schooling available in Dunlop and private schools at St Columbas (Kilmacolm), Ayr and Glasgow. Dunlop has a post office, village shop and a well regarded restaurant, Struther Farmhouse. Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses and there are local courses at Caldwell, Uplawmoor (3.4 miles), Troon (17 miles) and Rowallan Castle Estate (9 miles). There are excellent yachting facilities at the marinas at Adrossan, Largs, Inverkip and Troon.

Over Gree Farm is approached along its own private drive from the public road. The farmhouse dates from the 19th century and requires considerable repair, upgrading and modernisation.

Adjoining the farmhouse are a range of traditional stone and slate buildings around a substantial yard. These provide useful storage and potential for a range of uses. Subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, they may have potential for additional dwellings and/or extending the farmhouse.

Over Gree Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse built of stone on one and a half storeys under a tiled roof., enjoying a southerly aspect. The accommodation is laid out over two floors and comprises:

Ground Floor: Kitchen. Dining Room. Sitting Room. Bedroom. Living Room/Bedroom 6. w.c. Annexe with Office, Maids Room and Bathroom.

First Floor: 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom.

The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, floor units with shelving, solid fuel Rayburn (not presently used) and tiled floor. There is a dining room, sitting room with open fire and brick hearth, living room/bedroom 6, w.c. From the kitchen, there is an annexe with office, stairs to maid’s room and bathroom.
On the first floor, there are 4 coombed bedrooms and a bathroom (not presently used). The house is double glazed and there is no central heating.

There is a sheltered patio which overlooks the lovely gardens which have a variety of shrubs and trees providing colour throughout spring and summer. There is a wonderful Japanese maple and fruit trees include apple, plum, pear and cherry. There is a small pond encouraging wildlife and the gardens are enclosed by a beech hedge.


Adjoining the house:

Byre: About 9.068m x 5.891m with 10 bays.
Stone with slate roof, concrete floor.

Store: About 5.179m x 4.019m
Stone with slate roof, concrete floor, sink.

Tool Shed: About 4.52m x 2.54m
Stone with slate roof, concrete floor.

Byre: About 5.005m x 11.582m
Stone with slate roof, concrete floor, roller shutter door, steps to raised area (about 4.93m x 5.268m). Power.

Hay Shed:
Corrugated roof with timber poles, earth floor.

Garage: About 4.665m x 7.27m
Brick with slate roof, concrete floor, roller shutter door.

Further redundant brick buildings adjoin the garage in a poor state of repair.

Car Port: About 6.03m x 5.508m
Stone with corrugated roof, concrete floor.

Store: About 3.67m x 2.558m
Stone walls with concrete floor (no roof).

2 Stables: About 4.473m x 4.284m and 4.13m x 4.86m
Brick with slate roof, concrete floor.

The Old Byre: About 19.18m x 3.58m
Brick walls, concrete floor. Part roofed.

The Land
Over Gree extends to approximately 63.48 acres (25.69ha). The land is all down to grass, principally classified as Class 3(2) and Class 4(2) by the James Hutton Institute and is in 6 fields. The land rises to approximately 134m above sea level at its highest point.

There is a trough in one of the fields which is not presently connected to the mains.

The land is predominantly permanent pasture with some useful ploughable land around the steading.

The land was registered for IACS purposes.

There are no Basic Payment Entitlements available for sale.

From Glasgow to take the A736 Irvine Road through Barrhead towards Irvine. Travel through Lugton and Over Gree Farm is on the right hand side by the two white posts before you reach Burnhouse.

Over Gree Farm, Lochlibo Road, Burnhouse, Beith, KA15 1LH

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