Meadowlands Farm is a charming house with stables and land set in a most private yet accessible location on the Old Glasgow Road, about 3 miles north of Stewarton, 6.5 miles from Newton Mearns and about 20 miles south of …
Meadowlands Farm is a charming house with stables and land set in a most private yet accessible location on the Old Glasgow Road, about 3 miles north of Stewarton, 6.5 miles from Newton Mearns and about 20 miles south of Glasgow city centre. It enjoys an unspoilt rural position with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside.
The local town of Stewarton provides a range of services and facilities including primary and secondary schools, supermarket shopping, a sports centre and a library, along with thriving cafes, bars and restaurants. It also has a mainline railway station with a regular service to Glasgow which is also easily reached from the property by car. Close by Newton Mearns offers a wider choice of shops and some artisan cafes and well regarded restaurants. Silverburn Shopping Centre is 10 miles distant and has a variety of designer shops, restaurants and a cinema.
There are private schools at Hutcheson’s Grammer and Belmont High School in Glasgow and Wellington in Ayr. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports offer regular scheduled flights and are 22 and 18 miles away respectively.
The surrounding attractive countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits. Middleton Windfarm is a short drive away and has beautiful walks with stunning views as has Whitelee Windfarm which can be reached via a cycle route from the property. It also has a visitor centre with a popular café and crafts. There is a local loch which is popular with wild swimmers and paddleboarders. Lainshaw Estate, by Stewarton has beautiful woodland grounds offering a number of paths with delightful walking and cycling. Ayrshire is renowned for its golf courses which include Turnberry, Royal Troon and Rowallan Castle Golf Course, by Kilmaurs (7 miles), has an 18 hole course designed by world renowned golfer Colin Montgomery. Morris Equestrian Centre by Fenwick with fabulous equestrian facilities is also nearby, and Irvine Beach is close at hand for beach hacking.
LOT 1 House, Stables, Arena and 18.58 acres
Meadowlands was built in 1831 over two storeys of stone with a white render finish under a slate roof, and has been greatly extended and modernised over the years. Approached by a tarmacadam drive, it enjoys a sheltered and very private position in extensive gardens and has considerable character and charm. There is a useful stable block and riding arena together with excellent grazing land.
Ground Floor: Kitchen/Dining Room, Sitting Room, Snug, Master Bedroom, Bedroom, Bathroom, Library, Study, Nursery, Utility Room, Cloakroom/w.c.
First Floor: 3 Bedrooms, Shower Room.
From the welcoming entrance hall the accommodation on the ground floor which is mainly tiled comprises a very spacious dining kitchen which is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units including a centre island which houses the gas hob and electric oven and opposite a double bowl sink with mixer tap, there is a navy Aga (gas LPG) with two rings and dishwasher. From the kitchen is the snug which has a multi fuel stove, built in shelving, French doors to the garden and full height apex window bathing the room in natural light to the front elevation. The sitting room is a stunning 35’ room with an impressive vaulted ceiling, dual aspect windows, deep window sills, wood burning stove and double glass doors to the hall. The bathroom has a beautiful contemporary free standing bath and floor mounted free standing taps/shower, w.c. and double wash hand basins. The utility room is fitted with a washing machine and tumble drier and ample storage cabinets and gives access to the rear garden. A master bedroom complete with dressing room and French doors to the garden has wonderful views over the countryside. There is a further bedroom, library, study and nursery along with a guest cloakroom and w.c. completing the downstairs accommodation. Stairs in the hall rise to three bright and spacious bedrooms all with plentiful wardrobe and storage space and sharing a shower room. Many of the rooms throughout the house are fitted with white, wooden shutter blinds.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
There is a private drive leading to the front garden and stone chipped drive which has parking for several vehicles. The gardens have been attractively landscaped with areas of patio, stone chips and privet hedges together with many established trees and shrubs. The rear courtyard garden in mainly down to lawn with borders and a private patio area with lovely views over the land.
Arena (About 20 meters x 30 meters)
Silica sand surface.
There is a double garage with power and light.
2 stables with solar powered light and a cold water tap. (There is a useful hot water tap outside the rear of the house).
Built to stone with slate roof. The wood pellet boiler is housed within this building along with storage space for hay.
A large log store provides ample and dry storage.
Solar panels provide the house with hot water and approximately £1,000 per annum from the FIT.
The Grazing Land
About 16.48 acres in four enclosures.
About 34.94 acres in two fields providing useful grazing.
There is lapsed planning permission for a wind turbine at the property.
Scottish Power have a right of way to access a power line.