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36 Main Street

Sorn, East Ayrshire, KA5 6JB

Offers Over £220,000


  • A former shop, tea room and first floor flat.

  • 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom.

  • Potential for residential and commercial development.

  • Beautiful riverside setting.

36 Main Street is situated in the attractive conservation village of Sorn. Sorn has a popular primary school, a well regarded local Inn (The Sorn Inn) and a bowling green. Secondary schooling is available in Galston (8 miles) and Auchinleck …

36 Main Street is situated in the attractive conservation village of Sorn. Sorn has a popular primary school, a well regarded local Inn (The Sorn Inn) and a bowling green. Secondary schooling is available in Galston (8 miles) and Auchinleck (7 miles) with a private school at Wellington, Ayr. Mauchline, about 4 miles, has a range of local amenities for daily needs including shops, bank, schooling and a medical practice. Situated about 16 miles from Ayr, where there is an excellent range of shops and restaurants, sports facilities and cinema. Glasgow is within easy commuting reach by the recently improved M77 (36 miles). Junction 12 of the M74 with rapid access to the south, is about 21 miles away. There are mainline railway stations in Kilmarnock and Auchinleck providing access to Glasgow and beyond whilst Glasgow Prestwick Airport can be reached in about a thirty minute drive and offers a comprehensive schedule of international flights.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many fine golf courses including the world famous facilities at Prestwick, Turnberry and Royal Troon. There are excellent yachting facilities at the marinas in Troon, Largs, Inverkip and Ardrossan.

The River Ayr Way long distance walking route passes close by, with some superb walking routes including a pleasant route from Sorn along a woodland trail to the Catrine Voes and Woodlands Local Nature Reserve, from which there are some fabulous views across to the magnificent 14th century Sorn Castle.

The former shop / Post Office once served the village day-to-day needs, along with a tea room with a wonderful riverside setting.

The tea room was built around 10 years ago and is in a delightful position overlooking the River Ayr built on a single storey with a pitched slate roof. It is light and spacious and there is an area of monobloc paving with space for picnic tables. There is a fitted commercial preparation area. The café, which previously operated from the property, held a drinks licence. There is scope to develop the property further subject to any necessary consents.

Ground Floor: Former Shop/Post Office, Shower Room, Tea room with disabled toilet, 2 further w.c.s.

First Floor: Flat with 2 bedrooms, living room, office, kitchen, bathroom.

Access from the main street leads directly into the shop, with delivery room with fitted shelving. There is a small kitchen area with twin sink and separate wash basin and a shower room. There is a preparation area with stainless steel worktops, double sink, single wash basin, double oven with grills and extractor fan.

The spacious tea room has 2 w.c.s and a disabled toilet.

The first floor flat has a spacious living room with dual windows and fire place with tiled hearth, 2 bedrooms, office/box room, kitchen with fitted white floor and wall units, integrated electric oven and hob, bathroom with shower over bath. The flat has ample storage throughout. There is a connecting door to the shop.

The rear of the property is laid to monoblock with beautiful views overlooking the River Ayr.

The boiler is situated in an outhouse.

From Glasgow take the A77 to Kilmarnock and turn off for the A76 Dumfries Road as far as Mauchline. In Mauchline turn left on to the B743 proceed along this road to Sorn. Drive through the village past the Sorn Inn and Bowling Club and 36 Main Street is on the right hand side next to the B713.

36 Main Street, Sorn, Mauchline, KA5 6JB

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