A pretty and privately located country house with income producing secondary cottage.
Badmany House and Badmany Cottage are a pair of attached white painted stone built properties under slated roofs. The properties are currently set up as a principal home and a secondary income producing letting cottage property. With the appropriate planning permission and consents, it could be possible to integrate the properties to create a larger single home.
The property is set amid mature and well screened garden grounds and whilst enjoying all associated with rural living, the geography is such that there are excellent commuter benefits to the city centre of Glasgow, the airport and the Ayrshire coastline.
French doors to entrance garden room/conservatory, generously proportioned sitting room with hardwood floor, French doors to gardens and feature working open fireplace, formal dining room with exposed floor boards and door to rear gardens, well equipped and refitted kitchen, good sized utility room with door to courtyard, bedroom 1 (master bedroom) with fitted wardrobes and under stairs stores, front and rear doors leading to gardens, en suite bathroom, main family bath and shower room, bedroom 2 (guest bedroom) with fitted wardrobes.
Main staircase to upper hallway with linen cupboard, bedroom 3 with dormer window formation and window box stores, bedroom 4 with dormer window formation and window box stores, fitted wardrobes, well fitted shower room. Secondary staircase from master bedroom suite to study/home office with exposed beams, Velux windows and access to attic space and long term stores.
Entrance reception hall, 3 fitted stores cupboards, sitting room, bedroom with fitted furniture, new fitted kitchen, door to conservatory/garden room.
Double garage with separate up and over doors, concrete floor, oil fired boiler and bio mass boilers with expansion tank. Hopper at rear, oil tank at rear.
Tarmacadam surfaced driveway leading to gravel surfaced vehicle turning and hard standing apron, large mature and well-tended lawns to both front and rear. The gardens feature extensive semi-ancient native and specimen trees and for the most part are bounded by mixed and beech hedging. The driveway is about 200 yards long and forms a nice tree lined avenue. In all, the gardens extend to about 2 acres.
Mains water supply, oil fired central heating, secondary (relatively new) bio mass system which requires some technical attention, drainage is by private septic tank, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
EPC rating F.
Badmany House and Cottage are situated just to the north of the Ayrshire commuter town of Beith virtually on the North Ayrshire/Renfrewshire boundary.
The house and cottage, which are attached, are privately set in some 2 acres of parkland and woodland grounds which are surrounded by open countryside and fields.
Beith centre is about 0.5 miles to the south and is part pedestrianised. There is a good range of local shops and services which easily cater for every day needs and requirements. There are supermarkets, a medical surgery, chemists and local firms of solicitors and other professional services.
Beith has local nursery schools as well as two primary schools and local secondary schools. Glasgow has numerous independent schools and St Columbas in Kilmacolm (9 miles) has an independent day school for girls and boys with a pick-up point in Beith (between 3 18 years www.st-columbas.org).
Extensive shopping facilities are available at the Phoenix centre and at the Braehead retail village which has Sainsbury and M&S anchor stores.
Glasgow city (19 miles) has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre. Glasgow Airport is conveniently situated 11 miles away.
Beith has a challenging 18-hole parkland golf course and there are many other courses in the surrounding Ayrshire and Renfrewshire countryside.
The nearby Garnock River offers good fishing where it is possible, by permit, to fish for brown trout, sea trout and salmon. The river has runs of salmon at the back end. There are a number of hill lochs and commercial fisheries which offer good sport.
Castle Semple loch is part of the Clyde and Muirshiel Country Park and offers inland sailing and coaching for beginners. The Firth of Clyde has excellent chandlery and marina services as well as some of the UKs most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
For those with equestrian interests, surrounding back roads and bridle paths offer miles of pleasant hacking country.
From Glasgow, travel in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. At Glasgow Airport after the White Cart Viaduct leave the M8 at Junction 28A and take the A737 sign posted Irvine. Continue along the A737 for about 9 miles to reach the Clerksbridge Toll Roundabout. Continue on the A737 and after the Clerksbridge Toll Roundabout look out for the Welcome To North Ayrshire sign, 200 yards after the sign turn hard left into the driveway of Badmany House. Continue along the driveway to find Badmany House and Cottage.