Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 7QE

Offers Over £495,000

10.13 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • An excellent equestrian property in an enchanting rural setting.
  • About 10.13 acres (4.09 hectares).
  • 2/3 Reception Rooms. 4/5 Bedrooms. 3 Bathrooms.
  • Beautifully secluded house gardens and grounds.
  • About 9.19 acres grazing.
  • Stabling and riding arena.
  • Stunning countryside views.

Balide is a delightful rural property with equestrian facilities and land in a very scenic and private situation in the South Ayrshire hills. The village of Crosshill is about 0.6 miles with primary schooling, post office, bowling club with Dalduff Farm country farm shop being a short distance away. The County Town of Ayr (about 12 miles) has an excellent range of shops, leisure and sports facilities and art galleries. There is secondary schooling in Maybole whilst the nearest independent school is Wellington, Ayr. The railway station in Maybole provides regular services to Glasgow and Stranraer. Glasgow is within easy reach via the newly improved Maybole bypass and Glasgow Prestwick Airport (19 miles) offers regular international flights.There are country walks and excellent cycling paths around Crosshill including the Barony Hill walk and Maxwellston Hill, Dailly. The Changue Forest Trail (11 miles) is one of the many designated cycling and walking routes in the area. For horse riding the many forest trails provide miles of quiet off road hacking in stunning upland landscapes. Bargany Gardens (7 miles) is open during May. There are several lovely walks at Straiton (2 miles) with Lady Hunter Blair’s Walk (a beautiful wooded glen and waterfall), outdoor pursuits and livery is available at Craigengillan Estate (12 miles) and there are a number of walking trails along Carrick Forest Drive with Loch Doon, Loch Bradan and Loch Finlas. It is also part of the Galloway and South Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere covering 5,268 square kilometres of south-west Scotland. The River Stinchar is an excellent salmon river and is renowned for its autumn run. To the west, is Turnberry, with world class golfing facilities, luxury hotel and spa.Balide is an attractive detached one and half storey country cottage under a tiled hipped roof with a cream render finish. Balide has an excellent equestrian offering with six stables, tack room which could be utilised as further stabling, hay barn and a 20m x 40m riding arena and ample grazing land. There are most impressive views over the rolling Ayrshire hills.The house has a separate entrance porch which leads to the entrance hall. The cosy sitting room with tiled open fireplace and lovely bay window overlooks the gardens towards the stables and arena, dining room /bedroom 5 with open fireplace, spacious living room, kitchen / breakfasting room with fitted floor and wall units, island unit, electric oven and hob, butlers sink, space for fridge freezer and wood burning stove, a sun room also leads off the kitchen. There are two bathrooms (one with electric under floor heating), a built-in office area and utility room with plumbing for washing machine.On the first floor, there are 4 generous bedrooms and a bathroom.Balide benefits from oil fired central heating and has double glazing throughout.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Sitting Room, Living Room, Dining Room/Bedroom 5, Kitchen/Breakfasting Room, Sun Room, Utility Room, 2 Bathrooms.First Floor: 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom.Balide sits within a well maintained westerly facing gardens. There is a well-placed decked area from the kitchen overlooking the gardens. A private gravelled drive leads to the front of the house providing parking. The garden is mainly down to lawn, with a pond, mature shrubs and trees including flowering current, monkey puzzle, fir and oak. There is a raised bed area for growing vegetables or planting flowers.BUILDINGSTack Room: About 8.75m x 5mBrick with concrete floor, power and water.Stables:Breeze block with concrete floor, box profile roof, timber overhang, power.Stable 1: About 3.35m x 4.29m; Stables 2-6: About 3.44m x 3.65m.Hay Shed: About 4.85m x 7.86mBreeze block frame, concrete floor.Arena: About 20m x 40mSand and carpet fibre surface.LANDThe grazing land totals about 9.19 acres and benefits from a water trough. This is split into 3 distinct areas with the largest being approximately 6.79 acres. There are two smaller paddocks abounding the gardens and stables, these could be used for grazing turnout, wild flower meadow or to extend the grounds.There are two areas to the west of the stables which formerly housed buildings.DIRECTIONSFrom Ayr, take the A77 south towards Maybole. After Minishant, turn left onto the B7045 then turn right onto an unnamed road signed for the Walled Garden then turn left at the junction onto the B7023. Continue through Crosshill onto Dalhowan Street and at the junction turn right onto the B741 (signed Girvan) and on the left hand side is the entrance to Balide.Balide, Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 7QEWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///families.immunity.remainingFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.