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Portland Road, Kilmarnock, KA1

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Greig Residential, Kilmarnock

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Greig Residential are delighted to present to the market this stunning renovated traditional semi-detached house located in one of the most sought after & rarely available positions in the heart of Kilmarnock offering generous accommodation over three floors with elevated views over some of the town's most famous institutions. Comprising of five double bedrooms including master with en-suite, formal lounge, family room, dining room, kitchen, two bathrooms, wc & landscaped gardens with parking to the rear, this property has been loving restored & upgraded to the highest standard & is complemented by rarely retained traditional features.

The attention to detail in this property is evident from the outset & is in move in condition, making it the ideal family home. Close to all local amenities the town has to offer including good primary & secondary schooling, restaurants, bars, supermarkets & leisure facilities. It is also ideally located for those looking to commute to neighbouring towns & cities via car or indeed public transport.

We are confident this property will impress all who view it.


8.61m x 2.39m (28' 3" x 7' 10") The façade of the property has been upgraded & maintained to the highest standard, with solid wood storm doors, partially stained glass internal door & porch with traditional Minton tiles. Upon entering the property, you are met with the impressive original sweeping staircase & your eye is immediately drawn to the immense space in the hallway & upwards to the beautifully intricate reinstated stained glass window at the rear. Boasting rarely found & lovingly restored ceiling cornicing, architraves, deep skirting & ornate ceiling roses, the abundance of retained & maintained original features is truly admirable. Neutrally decorated with fresh plush grey carpet underfoot, the hallway provides access to the formal lounge, family room & rear hallway, as well as housing a large storage cupboard & further understairs storage cupboard.

Formal Lounge

5.23m x 4.59m (17' 2" x 15' 1") The formal lounge situated to the front of the property is a generous main apartment with a large sash & case bay window to the front & a further sash & case window to the side. This stunning room has been softly decorated in neutral tones with a nod to the more traditional period with a contemporary twist, fresh carpet underfoot, ornate ceiling cornicing, picture rail & ceiling rose. As expected with Victorian properties, there is an Edinburgh Press shelved storage cupboard and feature fireplace with period tiles & wooden surround mantle. The amount of light that floods in combined with the vast ceiling height makes for a grand formal space.

Family Room

4.96m x 3.63m (16' 3" x 11' 11") The property offers a secondary multi-use room on the ground floor which would be an ideal family room or more informal lounge. The large sash & case window overlooking part of the garden space has had a wooden window seat built in, offering a bespoke seated option that feels like it has very much always been there. Neutral traditional meets contemporary decor is continued, with fresh fitted carpeting, deep skirting & detailed ceiling cornicing. Once again at the heart of this room there is a feature fireplace with tiled surround in keeping with the period feel.

Rear Hallway

2.92m x 0.90m (9' 7" x 2' 11") The rear hallway offers access to the garden at the side via a partially glazed exterior wooden door. There is access to the kitchen, WC and carpeted staircase leading to what would have been the maid's room. With luxury click vinyl panel style flooring & neutral decor.


1.41m x 1.13m (4' 8" x 3' 8") Conveniently placed off the rear hallway, there is a WC housing a two piece white suite with heated towel rail. A quirky feature opaque window, set within a recess of the original thick exterior wall. Luxury click vinyl flooring underfoot, with crisp white walls & detailed tiling behind sink.


4.44m x 3.21m (14' 7" x 10' 6") In a stunning modern juxtaposition to the rest of the property, the on-trend high gloss handle-less kitchen has a true wow factor whilst offering a functional practical space for both family life & entertaining. With a peripheral of white wall & base units with integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, in-built microwave & composite sink & drainer, there is further plumbing & space for a washing machine. The central island-style workspace offers curved complementary base units with space for breakfast bar style seating as well as housing an integrated stainless steel gas hob. The worktops throughout are a solid laminate with a marble effect & the decor is crisp white with ceiling spotlights. The flooring is luxury click vinyl tiles & there is a further sash & case window to the side with in-built wooden window seat. Through access is provided to the dining room.

Dining Room

3.34m x 3.25m (10' 11" x 10' 8") Accessed via the kitchen & offering uninterrupted garden views by way of sympathetically designed bi-fold doors, opening to cater for a indoor/outdoor dining space with ceramic tiles both inside & flowing outside to the garden patio. With a further glazed door & sash & case window to the side, as well as two sky lights, this space is flooded with light. Once again the decor is crisp white with ceiling spotlights. The pièce de résistance of this room is an original brick open chimney breast which could be the ideal space for a multi-fuel burner or simply a stunning retained focal feature.

Bedroom 5

3.6m x 3.3m (11' 10" x 10' 10") A truly unique & quirky feature is the multi-use fifth bedroom which would have formally been a maid's room, paying homage to the history of the property. Accessed via a curving staircase off the rear hallway with sky light, this generous double sized room could be the perfect space for a child's bedroom, playroom or indeed home office. Neutrally decorated with freshly fitted carpet & storage cupboard currently housing the boiler. This room is complete with sash & case window to the rear overlooking the stunning landscaped garden.

Main Bathroom

2.6m x 1.81m (8' 6" x 5' 11") The family bathroom is situated off of a half-landing on the main staircase. Housing a three piece contemporary traditional-style suite comprising of free standing roll top bath with traditional style taps including shower head option, wc & sink set. Complementing the furniture is a traditional column style radiator with heated towel rail, patterned ceramic tiles underfoot & half height gloss metro tiles to walls. Complete with skylight & opaque sash & case window to the side.

Bedroom Two

4.19m x 3.78m (13' 9" x 12' 5") Bedroom two to the rear of the property is on the first floor, with a sash & case window overlooking the stunning landscape garden. Neutrally decorated with traditional picture rail, deep skirtings & cornicing continued, there is fresh carpet underfoot. The convenient addition of an Edinburgh Press shelved cupboard gives this room some built in storage.

Master Bedroom

5.37m x 4.60m (17' 7" x 15' 1") The Master bedroom is an impressive generous size with spectacular retained traditional features including the large bay window to the front & further sash & case window to the side. This room once again plays host to a shelved Edinburgh Press cupboard, ornate ceiling rose & intricate ceiling cornicing. Neutrally decorated with fresh carpet underfoot & door leading to the en-suite.


1.8m x 1.55m (5' 11" x 5' 1") The master bedroom has the welcomed addition of a 3 piece en-suite with white wc & skin with vanity set, as well as corner shower cubical housing electric shower. The opaque window is to the front & the room is dressed with wet walls & ceiling, laminate flooring, ceiling spotlights & heated towel rail.


The first floor landing is a large space with spectacular views of the restored stained glass window to the rear. Neutrally decorated with carpeted original staircase & further staircase leading to the second floor as well as decorative architrave & picture rail.

Second Floor Landing

2.81m x 1.23m (9' 3" x 4' 0") At the very top of the property, with arguably some of the best views over the town centre, are two further double bedrooms & a further bathroom. These are accessed via a carpeted staircase, leading to a landing with skylight above & neutral decor.

Bathroom Two

2.79m x 2.05m (9' 2" x 6' 9") Housing a three piece modern white suite comprising of wc & sink set & bath with over bath shower. Complete with dormer window, ceiling spotlights, neutral decor, luxury click vinyl flooring & wet wall style panels to bath & behind sink.

Bedroom Three

4.39m x 4.20m (14' 5" x 13' 9") Another generous double bedroom to the front of the property with a unique arch shaped sash & case window overlooking the ornate sandstone brickwork to the front façade of the house. Neutrally decorated with freshly laid carpet underfoot. This room also benefits from inbuild loft space storage.

Bedroom Four

3.43m x 4.52m (11' 3" x 14' 10") Completing the second floor accommodation is bedroom four, another generous double room with unrivalled views via a bay window, extending to the Kilmarnock Sheriff Court House, over to Rugby Park & beyond to the leafy canvas of the Howard Park, this is a truly elevated spot. Providing for loft access, the room is neutral with fresh carpeting.


In keeping with the immaculate renovation, the rear garden has been landscaped to provide for the perfect outdoor space to compliment this stunning family home. With multiple access points from within the house including kitchen, dining room - both providing access to the side chipped area, and bi-fold doors to the rear leading to the patio. There is gated access to the street beyond as well as double gates to the side at the rear for secure off street parking. With freshly manicured lawn bordered by fruit trees & quaint tree swing, this south facing garden offers something for everyone from space for children to al fresco dining & entertaining. There is also convenient storage by way of an old coal shed.




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Portland Road, Kilmarnock, KA1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Kilmarnock Station0.3 miles
  • Kilmaurs Station2.3 miles
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Greig Residential, Kilmarnock

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Greig Residential, Kilmarnock

Greig Residential are a local independent sales agency. Our priority is to get you moving forward in today’s ever changing and challenging marketplace. Our service will be tailored to suit your individual requirements and expectations and we have a selection of sales packages to suit every budget.

Our knowledge of the local Ayrshire market is second to none having had over a decade of experience within the immediate and localised area of Ayrshire. We have built a wealth of profession

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