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Barrhill Cottage

Sorn, Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 6NF

Offers Over £255,000


  • A charming detached cottage with superb views in a secluded rural setting.

  • Sorn 1.7 miles.

  • About 0.39 acres.

  • Living/Dining Room, Breakfasting/Sun Room.

  • 3 bedrooms (one en suite).

  • Beautiful views over the Sorn valley.

  • Private setting.

  • Detached Garage and workshop.

  • Lovely mature gardens.

  • Requiring some modernisation and refurbishment.

CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2022 AT NOON.

Barrhill Cottage is a delightful traditional detached two storey cottage in a beautiful tranquil location about 1.7 miles south of the picturesque village of Sorn, East Ayrshire on a quiet single track public road. Sorn has a primary school, and …

CLOSING DATE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2022 AT NOON.

Barrhill Cottage is a delightful traditional detached two storey cottage in a beautiful tranquil location about 1.7 miles south of the picturesque village of Sorn, East Ayrshire on a quiet single track public road. Sorn has a primary school, and a well-regarded local Inn (the Sorn Inn). Secondary schooling is available in Galston and Cumnock, with private schooling at Wellington in Ayr. Sorn is about 17 miles from Ayr where there are an excellent range of supermarkets, shops and restaurants. Glasgow (34 miles) is within easy commuting reach by the M77 and Junction 12 of the M74 with rapid access to the south, is about 22 miles distant. There are main line railway stations in Kilmarnock (14 miles) and Auchinleck (3 miles) providing access to Glasgow and beyond whilst Glasgow Prestwick Airport offers regular international flights. The 44 mile River Ayr Way long distance walk is nearby, and the route travels along by Sorn Castle and the Ballochmyle Viaduct at Mauchline which are both particularly interesting sections of the walk.

Barrhill Cottage is a detached country cottage built on two storeys with a pitched slate roof and a white rendered finish. The current vendor has lived there for some 37 years. On the ground floor the house is accessed from the sun room which has half height windows with stunning views over the Sorn Valley. This leads to the breakfasting area with patio doors which outlooks over the large terrace and gardens. The fitted kitchen has a range of floor and wall units, integrated electric oven, and separate integrated hob with extractor fan and double sink with pine clad ceiling. The living/dining room has an attractive brick fireplace with electric fire, with brick fireplace surround, sash and case windows with deep sills, a timber framed bay window and attractive coving with a ceiling rose. There is a cloakroom w.c. and utility room with plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and space for fridge freezer completing the accommodation on the ground floor. On the first floor there are three bedrooms (one en suite shower room with built-in furniture) and bathroom with bath with shower over, sink and w.c. This pretty detached cottage requires some modernisation and renovation and is the perfect rural idyll.

Outside, there are lovely private gardens as well as a workshop and a large garage with upper floor.

Ground Floor: Breakfasting/Sun Room, Living/Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, w.c.

First Floor: 3 Bedrooms (one en suite), Bathroom.

The gravelled drive lined with hedging leads to a parking area with a garage with stairs to floored area which could have other uses pending the relevant consents being obtained. The gardens are laid to lawn on split levels, with a variety of mature trees including cherry. There are plentiful shrubs and flowers providing colour throughout spring and summer including rhododendrons and azaleas. There is a monoblock drive for parking and a conifer hedge to the front of the property. The gardens lie predominantly to the south and east of the property.

Garage: About 6.33m x 5.84m and 5.7m x 3.4m
Breezeblock with tiled roof, electric up and over door, concrete floor and power.

Workshop: About 4.97m x 5.75m
Brick with corrugated roof, concrete floor and power.

Coal Shed.

Garden Shed (in poor condition).

Potting Shed (in poor condition).

IMPORTANT NOTE
Our client has advised that there are bats in the garage.

From Glasgow take the M77 towards Kilmarnock. At Junction 6 (signposted Galston, A77) slip left. Go through Galston and follow the signs for Sorn, leaving the village behind. Continue along this road and turn left opposite the entrance to Sorn Castle. Proceed into the village and turn right over the bridge onto the B713 Catrine Road. At the small crossroads once you are out of the village up the hill, turn left. Proceed along this road for 0.4 mile and turn left again. Continue for 0.9 miles and Barrhill Cottage is on the left hand side along this road. From the M74, take the A70 signposted for Ayr. After passing through Muirkirk village, turn right onto the B743 and continue into Sorn village, turn left onto the B713 and proceed as above.

Barrhill Cottage, Sorn, Mauchline, East Ayrshire, KA5 6NF

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