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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Watermill House, By Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18

Under Offer £195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • About 3.05 acres.
  • An attractive detached bungalow with lovely gardens and land.
  • Living Room.
  • 3 Bedrooms (master en suite).
  • Integrated garage.
  • Fine views.
  • 2 paddocks with 2.71 acres.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Watermill House is an attractive single storey house located in a peaceful rural situation near Cumnock with fabulous views over the surrounding rolling countryside. It is well placed for easy access to Cumnock (about 2 miles) and Ayr (about 17 miles) whilst Glasgow (38 miles) can be reached in less than an hour's drive. There are excellent transport links in the area with regular bus connections and a railway station in Auchinleck (4 miles) with frequent connections to Ayr, Kilmarnock, Glasgow and beyond. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports are 21 miles and 41 miles respectively. There are primary and secondary schooling available at Netherthird, Cumnock and Auchinleck. A new super school campus is planned for Knockroon (between Cumnock and Auchinleck). Cumnock offers a variety of local shops, restaurants and sporting facilities including a leisure centre with swimming pool, spa and fitness classes. New Cumnock (5 miles) also has facilities with primary schooling and a new open air swimming pool. Nearby, include Dumfries House, a Palladian country house set in a 2,000 acre estate, with beautiful walled gardens and woodland walks recently opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth and a frequent favourite of Prince Charles has a lovely coach house café, visitor centre and shop. There are numerous opportunities for walking in the area with Auchinleck Estate (6 miles) which has superb 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. Loch Side House and Spa is also close by and has a well respected reputation for high quality service.

Built in 1988, Watermill House is a traditional brick built detached bungalow with around 2.71 acres of land, with attractive garden grounds, ample parking and integrated garage in an accessible location enjoying superb panoramic views.

The accommodation comprises entrance porch, living room, kitchen / dining room, 3 bedrooms (master en suite), living room, utility room and integrated garage. It has LPG central heating and is fully double glazed.

Watermill House sits within a generous plot offering excellent scope for extension in the future given necessary planning consents. Surrounded by beautiful rural countryside with an abundance of wildlife, including hare and deer and bird life.

Watermill House has superb views towards open fields in a peaceful situation. The house is approached by steps leading to an entrance porch which opens into the hallway. There is a well proportioned living room with attractive brick fireplace with a working open fire with hot water back boiler unit installed, and patio sliding doors leading to the large sunny patio outside. The open plan kitchen / dining room has a range of wall and base level units, work surfaces and single sink with electric oven. There is a breakfast bar and the dining room overlooks the pleasant gardens. The useful utility room has plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and rear door to the gardens. There are three bedrooms (master en suite shower room), each with fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has bath, separate shower cubicle, w.c. and wash hand basin. There are hardwood doors, skirtings and windows throughout the property. In addition, there is an integrated garage providing useful workshop space or could be utilised to extend the house further subject to the necessary consents.

The property is situated in its own grounds and gardens which are bounded by hawthorn hedge and fencing. The gardens are mainly down to lawn with a large patio area for entertaining, and colour shrubs and bushes including conifer trees and hostas. In addition, there is ample parking with a tarmacadam driveway leading to the integral garage.

There are two fenced paddocks totalling 2.71 acres which include a large pond and some of the land is also planted with trees and shrubs.

From Ayr take the A70 through Coylton towards Cumnock. Continue along the A76 towards New Cumnock and at the next roundabout (Skerrington) take right, signed for Dalmellington. Continue along this road for about 1.1 miles and turn left. Proceed along this minor public road and Watermill House is then on the right hand side.

POST CODE: KA18 4PJ

EPC Rating = E


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02 September 2016

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