Craigengar

36 Dalry Road, Beith , KA15 1BA
OFFERS OVER £349,950

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A handsome detached house brimming with character and period charm.

Description
Craigengar is a very handsome, distinctive detached period home which is set on level mature and well established gardens on Dalry Road which fringes the town of Beith and nearby countryside.

The house is of substantial honey coloured tooled stone construction with smooth ashlar at windows and doors, an extension is to the rear and is of white painted harled exterior and all is under a slate roof. The house is brimming with character and period charm, external features include stone pediments, castellated bay window, crow stepped gables and dormer windows with stone ball top finials. Internally there has been the sensitive preservation of period features including corbels, picture rails, cornices and roses.

Being on the fringe of Beith, Craigengar enjoys the benefits of small town and country living and yet it retains first class commuter benefits. The A737 is close by, eastbound provides easy access to the M8, Glasgow Airport, Glasgow city and central Scotland, head west and there is convenient access to the Ayrshire coastline and Prestwick Airport.

Ground Floor
Outer storm door to entrance vestibule with mosaic tile floor, glass entrance door with side screens, broad welcoming entrance reception hallway, under stairs stores, shower room and wc, drawing room with bay window formation, Edinburgh press, coal burning living flame effect gas fire in timber fireplace, comfortable family room with warming multi fuel stove on a slate hearth with solid timber mantle, twin leaf etched glass doors and side screens to formal dining room with window box seating. Twin leaf doors lead to a well-equipped integrated kitchen with Rangemaster gas cooker, open plan access to breakfasting/informal dining room, patio doors overlook and provide access to patio and gardens, rear hallway with cloaks area, good sized utility and boiler room.

First Floor
Broad period staircase to upper hallway, access to partially floored and insulated attic space, shelved linen store, bedroom 1, main bathroom (refurbished 2017) with tiled floor and shower over bath, home office study with fitted wardrobes, bedroom 2, boxroom (poss 4th bedroom), bedroom 3 with fitted dressing table and wardrobes.

Outbuildings
Detached 1.5 size garage with remotely operated up and over door, concrete floor, light and power. Timber garden shed, refuse and general-purpose stores, open fronted log store.

Gardens
Twin steel gates lead to a generous honey stone coloured chip driveway with good vehicle turning and hard standing. A tall privet hedge over a dwarf stone wall provides privacy and seclusion at the front. Level mature lawn with pedestrian gate and path to front door, raised and stocked beds, beech hedging to southern side, close board fencing to northern side. Further lawns at rear with raised stocked beds, drying green and sheltered patio.

Situation
Craigengar is situated just to the southern edge of the North Ayrshire commuter town of Beith.

The house is conveniently located on the edge of the town and is close to both open countryside and the A737 which is the main trunk road connecting Glasgow, Paisley and North Ayrshire.

Beith centre is about 0.5 miles to the north 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 Columba’s 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.

An express bus service runs from Beith to Glasgow together with nearby Glengarnock and Lochwinnoch railway stations which have a regular service to and from the city.

Beith has a challenging 9 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 Muirshiel Regional 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 UK’s most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.

For those with equestrian interests, surrounding back roads and bridle paths offer miles of pleasant hacking country.

Local Authorities
North Ayrshire Council, telephone 0845 603 0592.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, gas central heating (new boiler 2017), double glazing. Wall mounted Electric Vehicle (EV) charge unit.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Craigengar is in council tax band F and the amount payable for 2020/21 is £2829.13

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Travel Directions
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 to arrive in Beith. Continue on the Beith bypass, at the southern end of the bypass, turn right at the Manrahead Roundabout onto Dalry Road, continue along Dalry Road for about 0.2 miles to find Craigengar, number 36 on the left hand side.

Local Authorities
North Ayrshire Council, telephone 0845 603 0592.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, gas central heating (new boiler 2017), double glazing. Wall mounted Electric Vehicle (EV) charge unit.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Craigengar is in council tax band F and the amount payable for 2020/21 is £2829.13

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Overseas Purchasers
Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident out with the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a bank that is acceptable to the seller.

Special Conditions of Sales
1. The purchaser shall within 5 days of conclusion of missives make payment as a guarantee for due performance of a sum equal to 10 per cent of the purchase