The Glebe

Symington, Kilmarnock South Ayrshire, KA1 5PF
Sold £399,000

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On a preferred corner site, and one of only four detached executive homes in a quiet, private and mature part of the pretty south Ayrshire conservation village of Symington.

12 The Glebe was built in 2003 by Messrs Dickie the builders. The present owners are the first and original owners. The property is located on a fine ‘L’ shaped corner plot and features a number of mature Scots pine trees.

12 The Glebe is one of only four architecturally similarly designed detached executive type homes which are situated in a mature and private little enclave within the mature part of the village. A block paved adopted road leads into the development of four and an adjacent screen of mature conifers (in the ownership of the residents) enhances the privacy and seclusion of the homes.

Number 12 is of painted harled finish with honey coloured stone relief, all under a roof of composite slate effect concrete tile. The accommodation, which is well finished and freshly presented, is laid out over two easily managed levels. The house is a first class family and guest entertaining home and whilst relatively modern, provides spacious family and guest living space featuring dressed engineered white oak hardwoods to skirtings, facings and doors.

Ground Floor
Twin leaf outer doors to tiled floor entrance vestibule, electrical switchgear cupboard, part glazed hardwood doors and matching side screens to broad and welcoming entrance reception hallway, under stairs stores, cloaks cupboard, cloakroom and wc, drawing room with feature minster stone open fireplace, formal dining room, fine family TV room with twin leaf doors leading to patio and gardens. Open plan breakfast room with tiled floor and generous breakfasting bar to open plan and well-equipped integrated kitchen, utility room with hot tank store.

First Floor
Broad staircase to galleried upper hallway leading to bedroom 1 with fitted double wardrobes and en suite shower room, bedroom 2 with fitted double wardrobes, bedroom 3 with fitted double wardrobes, bedroom 4 presently set up as study/home office, main family bath and shower room, bedroom 5 (master) with en suite dressing room and en suite bath and shower room.

Detached double garage with 2 remote operated up and over doors, polished concrete floor, light, power and water.

Block paved avenue to open plan gardens, gravel surfaced driveway with good vehicle hard standing leading to garage. Honey coloured flagstone pathway to front door, small well-tended lawns at the front with well stocked herbaceous border featuring silver birch canopy, lovely wisteria climber. Close board fencing and gate leading to rear gardens, of further ‘L’ shaped lawn fringed with laurels, tall mature scots pine trees, mixed hedging and close board fencing all ensuring good privacy and seclusion. Honey coloured pathway and patio.

Local Authorities
South Ayrshire Council
0300 123 0900

Mains water, mains drainage, mains gas, gas fired central heating, double glazing.

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

Council Tax
12 The Glebe is in council tax band G and the amount payable for 2019/20 is £3,252.69 including water and sewerage costs.

EPC Rating
EPC rating C

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

12 The Glebe is situated in a quiet and mature part of the popular, pretty and convenient rural south Ayrshire conservation village of Symington.

Symington is extremely attractive with its narrow main street stone cottages and popular country pub and restaurant. The village also has a rare and impressive Norman Church dating from the 12th century.

Symington has local provisions stores which adequately cater for every day needs and requirements and in addition a new Co-op supermarket is being built. There is an excellent primary school in the village within walking distance with higher education at Prestwick Academy. The district has an extensive choice of both state and independent sector primary and secondary schooling in nearby Ayr, Troon, Prestwick and Kilmarnock as well as Kilmarnock College which offers further education.

12 The Glebe is a short drive from main access routes (A77) to Glasgow, Ayr, Irvine and Kilmarnock. Prestwick Airport offers a number of domestic and international destinations and is about 5 miles to the south. Kilmarnock, Prestwick and Troon all offer main line railway links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and beyond. The property is on an excellent bus route with services south to Ayr and north to Kilmarnock and Glasgow (there is a fast bus from Kilmarnock to Glasgow).

The main road junction on the A77 has recently undergone a significant re-engineering improvement and provides safe, easy access from the A77 to the village.

Ayr is 9 miles to the south and offers a good range of high street and boutique shops, supermarkets, recreational and professional facilities. In addition, Ayr has a number of well-renowned restaurants. Nearby Prestwick and Troon also have a number of superb restaurants, including the famous MacCallums Oyster Bar, Scotts at the Marina and a number of fantastic delis, craft butchers and coffee shops.

Ayrshire is famous worldwide for golf, with the home of Open golf, Prestwick Golf Club and the current Open Championship courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry. Former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie’s new course at Rowallan Castle is a 12 minutes’ drive away in Kilmaurs.

Surrounding country roads offer pleasant walks and horse riding hacks, with a wide range of first class equestrian facilities on the doorstep.

The west coast of Scotland is globally renowned for its natural scenic beauty and extensive range of coastal sailing. A marina and full chandlery service is at Troon and further up the coast at Ardrossan, Largs and Inverkip.

Ayrshire has extensive opportunities for field sports. Some of the local low ground shoots are run commercially and the Ayrshire coast and rivers offer some of the best opportunities to fish for trout and salmon.

Travel Directions
From Ayr take the A77 heading towards Glasgow. Follow signs for Symington, Hansel, Underwood & Ladykirk. Continue onto Symington Road South. Proceed towards the village. After about 0.3 miles turn left onto The Glebe to find number 12 positioned within on the right hand side.

From Glasgow proceed west onto the M8 and left onto the M77. Continue on the M77 for 27 miles. Bear left following signs Symington, follow the road up and over the A77 to reach the junction with Symington Road South. Turn right here and follow directions as above.