Grange HouseCulroy, Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8EP
Offers Over £1,750,000
- An exceptional small estate with a handsome B listed Georgian house.
- Ayr 5 miles.
- About 29.28 acres.
- 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Dining Room, Conservatory, Study, 5 Bedrooms (Master En Suite, Dressing Room, 2 en suite bathrooms).
- Secluded garden grounds and parkland.
- Beautifully restored to high standard.
- Separate 3 bedroom cottage and studio.
- Stone buildings with workshop and stables.
- Gymnasium, sauna and bar.
Grange House is an exceptional Grade B Listed residential estate extending to about 29.28 acres of landscaped gardens, parks and woodland policies of enormous character and dates back to the 18th century. Located in the attractive hamlet of Culroy, Grange House is about 5 miles from the county town of Ayr which offers an excellent range of shopping facilities and amenities including a wide choice of supermarkets, restaurants and shops a short drive from the property.Private schooling is available at Wellington (5 miles). The area offers a wide choice of sports including gyms, rugby, tennis and golf courses and a racecourse. Ayrshire is well known for its lovely countryside and attractive coastline and there are excellent countryside walks, local hacking and beautiful beaches and scenery in the area. Communications links are excellent, the nearby A77 ensures easy access to both the north and south, as do the excellent links from Ayr and Maybole train stations. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 13 miles and Glasgow Airport is 45 miles distant.Described in The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire as having a “handsome and gracious aspect” Grange House is a classical Georgian Manor House, constructed of sandstone with a slate roof and a central pilastered doorway set within most pleasing grounds. It is approached via electric gates into a pretty sweep entrance and occupying formal parkland grounds in around 29.28 acres. The property has been sympathetically restored to exacting high standards, with extensive yet comfortable accommodation spanning four floors, it provides a stunning family home with all the amenities of modern living. The accommodation is bright and spacious and has been sympathetically restored and modernised by the existing owners, to provide well-presented accommodation with ground source heating, and a surround sound system to the principle rooms, including Kitchen/Dining Room, Living Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room and the Master Bedroom.Grange HouseLower Ground Floor: Kitchen/Dining Room, Living Room, Pantry, Laundry Room and w.c.Ground Floor: Drawing Room, Dining Room, Butler’s Pantry, Study.First Floor: Master Bedroom Suite, 2 en suite Bedrooms.Second Floor: 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom.The welcoming reception hall with flagstone floor has a grand spiral stone staircase leading to all the principal rooms. There is an elegant drawing room which has a beautiful fireplace with marble hearth and steel inset and detailed carving. There is a dining room with marble fireplace, convenient butler’s pantry designed for entertaining with fitted floor and wall units, warming drawer and wine storage/fridge. There is a spacious study complete with bespoke fitted cream bookcase and storage, fireplace and there are fine views across the rear gardens.The ground floor accommodation has a superb kitchen/dining room fitted to a high standard with flagstone floor, an adjoining walk-in pantry, laundry room and w.c. The kitchen has a range of bespoke wall and base cabinets, a large central island, oil Aga range cooker with twin hotplates, integrated dishwasher and a dumbwaiter. Further to this there is a comfortable living room, laundry room and w/c. A door leads to the conservatory overlooking the peaceful gardens.On the first floor, a generous landing gives access to the impressive principal bedroom suite with stunning views over the surrounding aspects, a fitted dressing room and a fabulous en suite bathroom with free standing bath, dual sinks, heated towel rail, with concealed large walk-in shower. There are also two additional double bedrooms, both en-suite (one en suite bathroom with free standing bath, dual marble sinks, one en suite shower room).On the second floor, the accommodation has two further bedrooms and a bathroom with free standing bath, shower with curved shower cubicle, Lomond Drummond sink, w.c. Grange House further benefits from the addition of a ground source heat pump.STABLES COTTAGE AND BUILDINGSStables CottageOnce the Coach House for Grange House, Stables Cottage is built of stone and slate on one and a half storeys.This pretty cottage comprises a superb living room with one and a half height ceiling and large patio doors, country style kitchen with fitted floor and wall units, electric oven and hob. There is a study/bedroom 2, master bedroom with door to outside, and bathroom with bath with shower over, utility with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and cloakroom w.c. On the first floor, there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath, with shower over. Heating is provided by a ground source heating pump (not presently working).BUILDINGSStone buildings adjoin Stables Cottage to include workshop (about 19m x 3.94m) which houses the heat pump, stables and a one bedroom Studio Flat. A drive leads to the cottage with ample parking for several cars.There is a cleverly converted stone building incorporating gymnasium/studio, bar, Jacuzzi (not presently functioning) room with sauna and shower room.GARDEN AND GROUNDSGrange House is approached through remote control gates over a tarmacadam driveway to the front of the house which provides ample parking for multiple vehicles. The grounds are split handsomely between more formal areas and parkland creating a most private residential estate.There is a former walled garden with two glass houses with raised flower beds and vegetable beds, a fruit orchard, delightful ornamental pond which attracts a wide range of local wildlife, and tennis court.HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT SCOTLANDGrange House is scheduled as Category B Listed Building.IMPORTANT NOTESIt should be noted that bats are present in the attic space.FIXTURES AND FITTINGSA number of items including certain baths, showers, light fittings, curtains and blinds are not included in the sale. A full list of items excluded from the Sale are available from the Selling Agents which may be available by separate negotiation.DEPOSITA deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of completion of Missives. Deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the Seller or their Agents.DIRECTIONSFrom Ayr head south to Alloway and continue south on the B7024. After 3 miles you will reach the hamlet of Culroy and the entrance to Grange House is on the left hand side.KA19 8EPWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: https://w3w.co/hurry.buzzer.reserving