Broomhill Farm is set in an idyllic country location with stunning views over open countryside to Arran and to Loudounhill. The property is well located for easy access to Glasgow via the M77 (about 29 miles). Transport links within the …
Broomhill Farm is set in an idyllic country location with stunning views over open countryside to Arran and to Loudounhill. The property is well located for easy access to Glasgow via the M77 (about 29 miles). Transport links within the area are excellent with a regular train service to Glasgow from Kilmarnock and Glasgow Prestwick Airport with regular scheduled international flights is about 17.5 miles away. Newmilns and Darvel have a range of useful local facilities including primary schooling, a medical centre and well regarded veterinary practice and Galston (6 miles) which has both primary and secondary schooling and a sports centre. Private schooling is available at Wellington in Ayr and Belmont, Newton Mearns (19.5 miles). Kilmarnock is about 11 miles distant and has a wider range of amenities including a theatre, hospital, cinema and sports complex.
Historically known as the “Lace Town”, Darvel was the centre of this Irvine Valley industry from the 1870s and famous for its exports throughout the world, as well as being known as the birthplace of Alexander Fleming. In the early 1900s, there were 32 factories producing lace in Newmilns and Darvel, today there is just one factory producing lace, Haddow Aird and Crerer.
The surrounding rolling countryside of the Irvine Valley offers a network of country lanes, ideal for walking and hacking. There are many opportunities for games sports in the area and some of South West Scotland’s finest salmon and trout fishing. Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Turnberry, Prestwick and Royal Troon. The privately owned Loudon Gowf Club is by Newmilns is about 5.5 miles distant.
Broomhill Farm is a B listed traditional farmhouse built 1847 in a U-shaped courtyard on one and a half storeys of stone under a slate roof. Adjoining the farmhouse are former farm buildings, which could be developed (subject to the necessary planning consents). The pretty courtyard with stone chips provides parking for several vehicles.
The adaptable accommodation comprises a large porch entrance into the farmhouse with pretty sitting room with beams and an open fire with brick surround and tiled hearth. It has French doors opening to a delightful conservatory with tiled flooring and fabulous views over the surrounding countryside towards the Isle of Arran. The office also leads off the sitting room and overlooks the courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with base and wall mounted units, a Belfast sink and benefits from dual aspect views. There is a comfortable dining room and the living room has a wooden floor, brick fireplace and deep window sills. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a bathroom with shower attachment, wash hand basin in vanity unit and w.c. There are two staircases one to two bedrooms with wooden floors and coombed ceilings whilst the other staircase rises to the master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and a double bedroom with eaves storage which share the family bathroom.
Ground Floor: Sitting Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Conservatory, Office, Kitchen and Bathroom
First Floor: 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
The gardens surrounding Broomhill Farm are mainly down to lawn with a variety of trees including Hawthorn, Willow, Silver Birch and Acer along with some fruit trees. There are many pretty flowers and shrubs in the courtyard including Aqualegia. There is also two small grazing paddocks.
Former milking parlour
(About 16.4m x 6.4m)
Stone and slate, concrete floor, power, light and plumbing for washing machine.
(About 5.8m x 5.5m)
Stone and slate.
(About 11.1m x 5.5m)
Stone and slate, concrete floor, power and light.
Stables (2 loose boxes)
(About 9.5m x 5.6m)
Stone and slate, power and light.
(each about 3.7m x 3.6m)
Concrete blocks, corrugated roof and light.
(About 11.5m x 5.4m)
Stone, slate and concrete floor.
From Kilmarnock take the A71. Pass Hurlford, Galston and just as you exit Darvel take left onto an unnamed road past the cemetery, carry straight on at the crossroads, Broomhill is on the left hand side after the bend in the road.
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