4 bedroom detached house for saleIrvinehill Farm, Stewarton, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA3
Sold STC £429,000
Irvinehill Farm is a pretty and deceptively spacious former farmhouse and steadings with buildings arranged around a central gravel courtyard.
The property is of substantial white painted stone construction under a slated roof. The house is set at the end of a recently resurfaced single track vehicular cul de sac which leads exclusively to Irvinehill Farm making it remarkably private.
In recent times, the house has been extensively restored and refurbished to create a comfortable country home of flexible layout with accommodation laid out over 2 easily managed levels. Although perfectly sized for family living, the connected and detached outbuildings are extremely flexible and could with the appropriate planning permission, warrants and consents offer further living accommodation, fitness rooms, stabling or office from home premises.
Internally and externally the house is nicely arranged and presented in good fresh order.
Entrance doors lead to conservatory with tiled floor, double doors to broad dining hall, general purpose store, main lounge, 'L' shaped and with hardwood floor, French doors to gardens and coal burning living flame effect gas fire, family/games room/possible 5th bedroom with coal burning effect living flame gas fire, velux windows and door to courtyard.
Home office and or study, well equipped kitchen with French doors to gardens, centre island and quality integrated equipment, utility room, shower room and wc. Living room with multi fuel burner, bedroom 1, and inner hallway to bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobes, refitted bathroom with under floor electric trace heating and concealed emergency exit door.
First Floor by staircase to upper hallway leading to bedrooms 3 and 4 both with dormer style windows.
Integral single garage and woodshed, detached structure providing workshop, garden equipment store or possible stable, greenhouse, summerhouse, garden shed.
New tarmac road with traffic calming to Irvinehill Farm, loose silver granite chip courtyard at front of house, plenty of vehicular turning and hard standing. Gates to rear main parkland gardens laid mainly to grass and fringed with mature trees and bushes which provide shelter and amenity.
Ornamental stone sets create pathways and steps to a patio and terrace from which there is access from kitchen. Numerous well stocked beds and borders (rose and herbaceous) centred on a feature pond with pumped water sequence, deck and summerhouse as well as custom build BBQ. The pond supports goldfish and golden orfes. A wild flower garden is at the western edge of the grounds, while a trellis arch leads to a small orchard with productive plum trees. A silver granite chip pathway with white painted retaining wall leads to rear gardens where there are mature plum trees, young apple, cherry and pear trees. There are seven raised beds for vegetables and soft fruit within fruit cage. 1.04 acres. Additional land may be available to lease or buy.
Irvinehill Farm is located at the end of a resurfaced road which leads exclusively to Irvinehill Farm. The property is situated on a hillside with a view to Arran, amid pretty rolling pastoral stock farmland, in East Ayrshire about 3 miles to the west of Stewarton.
Whilst rurally located and enjoying the peace and tranquillity associated with rural living, Irvinehill Farm is conveniently placed for access to Glasgow, Central Scotland and the developing Ayrshire coastline.
Glasgow city centre is 23 miles to the north east and there are good transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Stewarton (3 miles). Glasgow Prestwick Airport is only 15 miles away with regular scheduled international and domestic flights. Stewarton is the nearest small town and has an excellent range of shops, a supermarket and local professional services. The towns of Ayr and Kilmarnock offer a further wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants and sports facilities.
There are good private and state schools in the area.Irvinehill Farm is in the Stewarton schooling catchment for both primary and secondary.
Tourism is a thriving industry in Ayrshire. Ayr has its own racecourse and is arguably Scotland's golfing Mecca with the home of the Open Championship at Prestwick and present day Open Championship links at Turnberry and Royal Troon. Alloway is the birthplace of Robert Burns and his legacy continues to draw people to the area.
The rivers of Ayrshire offer salmon fishing by permit, the rivers Irvine and Garnock are the closest to Irvinehill Farm. The area also offers some commercially run and challenging driven pheasant shooting and with permission some of the local estates allow the chance to stalk roe deer.
Sea fishing sport is available on the Ayrshire coastline.
There are marina, yachting and chandlery services at Troon, Ardrossan, Largs and Inverkip.
From Glasgow City Centre travel west on the M8 and take the M77 signed Kilmarnock/Ayr/ Prestwick junction 22. Continue for about 14 miles to junction 7 signposted Fenwick. Follow signs for Stewarton on the B778. Once in Stewarton, turn left at the traffic lights then turn right at the mini roundabout onto the Dalry Road (B778) and continue for about 2.2 miles then turn left at a small crossroads onto the unmarked road. Proceed along this road for 0.7 miles then turn left onto the driveway that leads to Irvinehill Farm."
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