Property SummaryA pretty former attached farmhouse with equestrian buildings forming courtyard and about 5.5 acres grazing.
Bracken House is an attached painted stone, brick and render house under a slated roof. The house is compact and well laid out providing comfortable easily managed accommodation over 2 levels.
The house overlooks its own pretty enclosed gravel courtyard which is formed by the house and the traditional steadings and timber loose boxes. The house is only one of three created from a former working farm which form this pleasant collection of rural properties.
The entrance to Bracken House is from a single track public access road to the lane which gives way to the courtyard and the property. An outer gate leads to the enclosed gravel courtyard which offers plenty of space for vehicle hard standing and turning.
Outer front entrance porch, open plan reception area to sitting room with multi fuel burner and storage cupboard, under stars stores, well equipped, refitted and easily worked kitchen with rear door to rear gardens, family bathroom, dining room suitable for dining 8 people with additional storage space with the potential to be used as possible third bedroom on the ground floor.
Open plan staircase to upper hallway, access to loft space, substantial study, (subject to planning, a window could be provided to easily form a double bedroom), bedroom 1 (double) fitted storage and en suite shower room, bedroom 2 (double).
Traditional stone steading with renewed polycarbonate sheet roof of 3 x large open plan loose boxes with water spigot and rubber mat flooring, 1 x detached timber loose box, 2 x detached timber loose boxes, detached brick and stone hay store. Attached to house, boiler room and general purpose stores.
Gravel yard, double steel gates to rear gardens.
Turning out paddock by steading. Main yard with ample space for the addition of further outbuildings or a second turn around paddock.
Level well fenced grass parks to about 5.571 acres (2.133ha). Suitable for equestrian interests and or small livestock rearing.
Fenced all weather arena.
Bracken House's location is well suited to those with an interest in equestrian activities. Situated in rolling North Ayrshire countryside about 1.5 miles to the west of the north Ayrshire town of Beith.
Bracken House is situated within easy reach of two of Scotland's leading equestrian centres which lie within 30 minutes drive of the property: Morris Equestrian Centre at Fenwick ( 12 miles) and Ingliston Country Club at Bishopton (20.5 miles). In addition, there are a number of minor roads and tracks in the locality that are suitable for hacking. Eglinton Country Park (10 miles ) and Irvine beach (13.5 miles) are also popular locations for hacking.
Dalry, Beith and Kilwinning combine to provide an extensive range of local amenities including education, retail, entertainment and transport links.
The A737 provides excellent access to the M8 motorway corridor and Glasgow city and Braehead large shopping mall, ice rink, and indoor ski slope (17miles), as well as easy access to the ever developing Ayrshire coastline. There are main line railway stations at Glengarnock (1.3 miles) and Dalry (3.5 miles. A frequent service (half hourly) is provided to Glasgow from Glengarnock (free parking). The international airports of Glasgow and Prestwick are 12.5 and 19.5 miles respectively.
Glasgow city centre (19 miles) provides an excellent range of professional services, higher education, cultural and retail facilities normally associated with a major city centre.
Tourism is a thriving industry in Ayrshire. The main town of 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.
Bracken House location is well suited those who which to pursuit an equestrian interest with two of Scotland's leading equestrian centres within 30minuites drive of the property, Morris Equestrian Center at Fenwick ( 12miles) and Ingliston Country Club at Bishopton (20.5miles).
There are marina, yachting and chandlery services at Troon. Inland sailing is available at Castle Semple which is part of the Clyde & Muirshiel Country Park.