Newmill House

Dunlop, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 4BQ

Offers Over £625,000

17.4 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 Reception Rooms. 5 Bedrooms (one en suite). Kitchen. Bathroom. Boiler Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Pantry.
  • Beautiful private location.
  • Outbuildings and Stables.
  • Large Mature Gardens.
  • 16.37 acres of grazing land.
  • Tennis Court.
  • Solar Panels and Biomass Boiler.

Newmill House is privately situated occupying a peaceful setting close to the conservation village of Dunlop in East Ayrshire and within easy travelling distance of Glasgow. Dunlop has a post office, village shop, artisan shop and bakery, well regarded restaurant (Struther Farmhouse), an excellent primary school and railway station with regular services to Glasgow. Stewarton (about 3.9 miles) has a primary and secondary school and private schooling is available at Belmont House, Wellington and Hutchesons which are within easy travelling distance. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports are easily reachable being 16.6 and 20.3 miles distant respectively. Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Turnberry, Prestwick and Royal Troon. There are excellent yachting facilities at the marinas at Ardrossan, Largs, Inverkip and Troon. The racecourse in Ayr is home to the Scottish Grand National and there are several fixtures throughout the year. The Morris Equestrian Centre (7.8 miles) is a state of the art equestrian facility with a comprehensive range of events and the country lanes around Newmill House are excellent for hacking, walking and cycling. DESCRIPTION Newmill House is a large country house built over two storeys of stone with an attractive white render finish under a pitched slate roof. It is privately nestled amid mature, well-stocked garden grounds with a sweeping drive to garaging, outbuildings and stables with direct access to the grazing land. The house requires modernisation and comprises a beautiful sitting room with coal fire opening to a sun room with triple aspect windows and an exposed stone feature wall, there is an office or fifth bedroom, bathroom with walk-in shower, the dining room has dual aspect windows and wall lights with a hatch to the large kitchen which has an oil fired Aga, double oven, fridge and dishwasher. Ancillary rooms including a utility room with chest freezer, washing machine and tumble drier, boiler room, w.c. and large pantry lead from the back hallway. The main staircase rises to the first floor where there are four bedrooms, three have been fitted with bespoke ‘Beithcraft’ furniture whilst the fourth has modern fitted furniture and benefits from an en suite bathroom with shower over. There is a shower room with walk-in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Sitting Room with Sun Room, Dining Room, Office/Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom, Utility Room, Boiler Room and Pantry.First Floor: 4 Bedrooms (one en suite), Shower Room.BUILDINGSGarage/Storage (About 5.2m x 11.36m)Brick construction, concrete floor and pitched slate roof with solar panels.Power and electric door.Biomas Pellet Room (adjoining garage)Potting Shed (About 6.4m x 3.7m)Brick and glass construction.Outbuilding (About 7.3m x 5.7m)Breeze block construction, concrete floor and corrugated sheet roof.Light and power.Double Garage (About 6m x 5.7m)Prefabricated construction. Power and light.Stables (About 7.75m x 4.73m)Timber construction.Water, power and light.GARDENS AND GROUNDSNewmill House is approached via a private driveway sweeping around the property. The well-established garden has areas of lawn, a delightful collection of well stocked herbaceous planting areas and shrubbery giving colour throughout spring and summer, and many mature trees as well as a former orchard with fruit trees. The tennis court is at the rear of the property and would benefit from some refurbishment. The former swimming pool was covered to form a croquet lawn however this requires refurbishment. There was a 6 hole golf course to the north of the property which could be re-instated. There is a water turbine within the grounds is not currently in commission. The land lies to the south of the steading and extends to about 16.37 acres and is predominately graded by the James Hutton Institute as Grade 4(1) and 5(3). It is currently used for grazing with water available from the Clerkland Burn.