Skares, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 2RF

Offers Over £75,000

0.29 acres

  • Development opportunity.
  • Rural Ayrshire location.
  • About 0.42 acres.
  • Benefits from planning permission.

Whitesmuir is a derelict farmhouse/cottage in rural Ayrshire benefitting from planning permission to redevelop and extended the property into a three bedroom home.Whitesmuir is well placed for easy access to Cumnock (about 3.5 miles), Ayr (about 14 miles) whilst Glasgow (about 40 miles) can be accessed by the A76/M77. There are excellent transport links in the area with regular bus connections and a railway station in Auchinleck (about 5.5 miles) with frequent connections to Ayr, Kilmarnock, Glasgow and beyond. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports have regular scheduled flights and are 19 miles and 42 miles respectively. The new Barony Campus in Cumnock (about 4 miles) opened in 2020 incorporates both primary and secondary schooling. It has a modern sports centre and outdoor facilities providing enhanced leisure and recreational facilities to the local community. Cumnock offers a variety of local shops and sporting facilities.Nearby places of interest include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate with beautiful walled gardens opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth and a frequent favourite of Prince Charles. At Auchinleck Estate there are enjoyable riverside walks to Wallace’s Cave and Peden’s Cave and the River Ayr gorge walk at Mauchline is close by. Auchinleck Mansion House, was built by Lord Auchinleck, James Boswell in the late 1700s. The Scottish classic-style mansion was designed by Robert Adam, one of Scotland’s most famous architects. There is a popular coffee shop and gift shop (Boswell’s Coach House) within the Estate grounds.Ayrshire is renowned for its range of outdoor pursuits. There are a number of world renowned golf courses including Royal Troon, Turnberry and Rowallan Castle Estate, Kilmaurs, which also has excellent equestrian facilities with an international indoor arena. The racecourse at Ayr provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas in Ardrossan, Troon, Largs and Inverkip.DESCRIPTIONAn attractive development opportunity which benefits from planning permission to redevelop and extend the property into a three bedroom home. With the current plans and once completed Whitesmuir would have accommodation on the one level comprising a kitchen/diner, utility room, sun room, lounge, W/C, bathroom and three bedrooms (one en-suite)with the total floor area extending to approximately 143 square meters.PLANNING CONSENTPlanning permission was granted on 22nd June 2022 (Planning Reference No 22/0250/PP). Copies of the planning consents and plans are also available on request from the Selling Agents.GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)The plot extends to approximately 0.42 acres although there may be more land available byseparate negotiation.RIGHT OF ACCESSThere will be a right of access for the property over the private road.