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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Gatefauldhead, By Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, KA6

Guide Price* £100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For sale by Auction, contact Future Property Auctions on 0141 632 6599.
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Wonderful countryside views
  • Requiring extensive refurbishment
  • Private location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

For sale by Auction on Tuesday 12th September. Guide Price £100,000. www.futurepropertyauctions.co.uk

Gatefauldhead cottages are situated in a fine rural position on the outskirts of the small Ayrshire town of Dalmellington. Located within walking distance of the town, which has a range of local amenities including primary and secondary schools, bank, post office and a number of independent shops. The market town of Ayr (15 miles) offers excellent amenities including a private co-educational school, a cinema, bowling alley, racecourse, hospital and wide range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants. Transport links include a regular bus service into Ayr.

Glasgow is about 50 miles distant and can be reached in just over an hours driving time via the A713 then M77. The railway station in Ayr has regular connections to Glasgow. Prestwick and Glasgow Airports have regular scheduled flights and are approximately 22 and 55 miles respectively.

There is access to numerous country walks and other outdoor activities in the area. Loch Doon is the largest inland loch in southern Scotland and provides great opportunities for cycling, walking and is popular with local anglers. The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory is situated at Loch Doon, the Observatory is the only Dark Sky Park in the UK where the night skies are some of the best. Doon Valley Golf Club is close by while further afield there are courses in Ayr, Troon, Prestwick and Turnberry. Excellent yachting facilities can be found at the marinas in Troon, Ardrossan and Largs. Ayrshire is famous as the birthplace of Robert Burns.


Gatefauldhead Cottages comprise two of semi-detached single storey, stone built cottages under a slate roof. There is considerable potential to either convert these cottages into one substantial family house or upgrade and have a cottage with attached granny annex/holiday let cottage. A degree of modernisation is required although both cottages have partial double glazing and partical central heating. Both cottages enjoy lovely country views over the surrounding countryside.


Cottage No. 13 comprises: one generously sized bedroom, living room with gas fire, kitchen with base and wall units and shower room.

Cottage No. 14/15 comprises: two bedrooms with storage, living room with timber fire place and tiled hearth, sitting room, bathroom with shower over and screen, kitchen with base units and small pantry.


Generous garden grounds to the front and rear of the properties. There is parking for several cars in the drive at either end of the properties. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and bounded by hedging. There is a timber garden shed in the rear garden.

The road from the A713 to the top of the War Memorial has been adopted by the council, from there the road is private with shared maintenance according to user.

EPC Rating = F


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Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2016

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