A beautifully presented period country cottage fringing Stewarton and set in pretty formal gardens with adjoining land to circa 3 acres.
Little Cutstraw House is a pretty and deceptively spacious country cottage. The house is protected by a category 'C' listing and it is presented in beautiful condition having been carefully improved and upgraded by the present owners.
The combination of assets at Little Cutstraw House include the main property, formal country gardens, adjoining land, outbuildings and a recently constructed stable making this a sought after parcel which will be of immediate interest to those with hobby farming and or equestrian interests.
The property is of substantial white painted stone construction under a slated roof, a feature of the house is substantial tile and flagged flooring, painted stone walls and exposed ceiling beams.
In recent times, the house has been extensively restored and refurbished to create a comfortable country home of flexible layout for family and or guests with accommodation laid out over 2 easily managed levels.
Internally and externally the house is nicely arranged and presented in good fresh order.
Outer main front door to broad entrance reception hallway, under stairs stores, cosy winter sitting room with stained glass window and cast iron log burner, games room complete with pool table, remodelled family bathroom, fine open plan sitting and formal dining room, fine south facing conservatory, well equipped kitchen with electric Aga, island diner and pantry larder store, utility and boiler room with recessed mat well and door to rear gardens, wc. Inner hallway leading to bedroom 1 with fitted bedroom furniture, door to rear gardens and en suite shower room and wc.
Second staircase with under stairs stores leading to first floor bedroom 2 with dormer window to rear. Main staircase from reception hallway leading to fine first floor open plan landing which provides good home office/study zone area, access to eves space, bedroom 3 with en suite wc, bedroom 4.
Timber garage over a concrete base with light and power, currently used for garden equipment/machinery stores. Timber stable with overhung canopy, log stores. Sheep field shelter.
Country style timber gate to gravel surfaced driveway fringed by close board fencing, trees and gently sloping mature lawn leading to gravel surfaced vehicle turning and hard standing. A timber county style gate with personal gate leads to rear gardens which are laid mainly to mature generally level lawn with gravel and flag pathway and timber alfresco dining deck. The gardens are fringed with copper beech and evergreen hedging and feature mature sycamore and horse chestnut trees. A post and rail fence divides and has a personal gate leading to the fields, a further kissing gate leads to the fields and stable.
Little Cutstraw House is located to the southern side of the East Ayrshire village of Stewarton. The house occupies and enviable raised position from the B778 from where there are pleasant rural views over adjacent countryside and the village.
Whilst rurally located and enjoying the peace and tranquillity associated with rural living, Little Cutstraw House is conveniently placed for easy daily commuter access to Glasgow, Central Scotland and the developing Ayrshire coastline.
Glasgow city centre is about 19 miles to the north east and there are good transport links in the area with a regular train service to Glasgow from Stewarton (0.75 miles). Glasgow Prestwick Airport is only 16 miles away with regular scheduled international and domestic flights. Stewarton is the nearest small town and has an excellent range of shops, a supermarket and local professional services. The towns of Ayr and Kilmarnock offer a further wide range of amenities including excellent shopping, restaurants and sports facilities.
There are excellent private and state schools in the area. Little Cutstraw House is in the Stewarton schooling catchment for both primary and secondary.
Tourism is a thriving industry in Ayrshire. Ayr has its own racecourse and is arguably Scotland's golfing Mecca with the home of the Open Championship at Prestwick and present day Open Championship links at Turnberry and Royal Troon. Alloway is the birthplace of Robert Burns and his legacy continues to draw people to the area.
The rivers of Ayrshire offer salmon fishing by permit, the rivers Irvine and Garnock are the closest to Little Cutstraw House. The area also offers some commercially run and challenging low ground driven pheasant shooting and with permission some of the local estates allow the chance to stalk roe deer.
Sea fishing sport is available on the Ayrshire coastline.
There are marina, yachting and chandlery services at Troon, Ardrossan, Largs and Inverkip.
From Glasgow City Centre travel west on the M8 and take the M77 signed Kilmarnock/Ayr/ Prestwick junction 22. Continue for about 14 miles to junction 7 signposted Fenwick. Follow signs for Stewarton on the B778. After 2.4 miles 9and before reaching the village of Stewarton) Little Cutstraw House is on the left hand side.