Malcolmston Farmhouse

Hollybush, Ayr, East Ayrshire, KA6 6EZ

Offers Over £450,000

12.65 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

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  • 2 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, utility, porch.
  • General purpose shed.
  • High level slatted shed.
  • Pretty gardens.
  • Orchard and log shed.
  • Home office/garden room.
  • About 11.76 acres grazing land.

Malcolmston Farmhouse is situated in a peaceful, rural setting on the outskirts of the popular hamlet of Hollybush which is some 6 miles from Ayr and easily accessible by the A713 trunk road and conveniently located for the bus route. This part of Ayrshire has a coastal network of scenic towns and villages amongst rolling hills and panoramic beach landscapes.Hollybush has a well-regarded local inn (the Hollybush Inn) whilst a range of local village amenities including primary school, post office and shops are available in Dalrymple (about 2.5 miles). The county town of Ayr is only a short drive away which offers a comprehensive range of excellent services including restaurants, shopping, supermarkets and a private co-educational school. The Burgh of Ayr was founded in the 12th century. Nearby Alloway was the birthplace of the poet Robert Burns. The town benefits from a wealth of public parks, good path networks and wide sandy beaches on the Firth of Clyde coast. There are some delightful river walks along the River Ayr including a deep wooded gorge ascending to a viewpoint known as Wallace’s Seat. There are frequent train services to Glasgow and beyond. Prestwick Airport, with a comprehensive schedule of international flights, is about 10 miles. Glasgow itself is easily accessible via the A/M77. The popular racecourse in Ayr holds the Scottish Grand National and there are yacht marinas at Troon, Ardrossan and Largs. Fishing is available on the nearby River Doon, which offers some of South West Scotland’s best salmon and trout fishing. A number of Scotland’s most famous Links golf courses including Turnberry, Royal Troon and Prestwick are close at hand. DESCRIPTION Malcolmston Farmhouse forms part of an attractive small development of five houses. It is built of stone with a cream rendered finish and a slate roof. There is a most useful general purpose shed, a high slatted shed, metal storage unit, garage and ample parking for several cars in about 12.65 acres of land. The property will appeal to a variety of purchasers including those seeking equestrian use. There is the potential to further develop the steading subject to obtaining all necessary planning consents.The accommodation is over two storeys and comprises a well fitted kitchen with floor and wall mounted units with complementary oak worktops and breakfast bar, integral fridge freezer, double oven, electric hob, extractor and larder. The utility room houses the new Worcester boiler and is plumbed for a washing machine. The dining room (or bedroom 4) has a log burner fitted in a tiled hearth. The sitting room also benefits from a log burner set in a stone surround, cornice to ceiling and oak flooring. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over and screen, w.c. and wash hand basin set in fitted furniture. Stairs rise to the master bedroom with en suite shower room and two other bedrooms one with an en suite shower room. There is ample storage throughout.GARDEN (AND GROUNDS) The terraced garden at Malcolmston Farmhouse is well stocked with a variety of mature trees and shrubs and easily maintained lawn. There is a sheltered and private patio which enjoys views over the neighbouring countryside. There is a pretty home office/garden room which is double glazed further enhancing the garden.General Purpose Shed(About 13.6m x 8.8m)Steel portal frame, box profile clad with concrete floor. Power and light.High Level Slatted Cattle Shed(About 26.8m x 10.4m)Brick with corrugated roof. Power and water.Metal Storage UnitWith power and light.GarageBox profile and corrugated construction with concrete floor.Log Shed.There is a pretty orchard with greenhouse and a number of apple, plum and pear trees.LandThe land extends to 11.76 acres, is Grade 3(2) as per the James Hutton Institute soil classification and is currently used for grazing of cattle. There is water available from a stream and metered water troughs. CLAWBACKThere is a clawback agreement on any further development to the outbuildings which expires in March 2023.ACCESSThere is a right of access from point A to B (with shared maintenance between four parties) and C to D on the site plan.