Burnbrae Farm, Townend Road, Symington, South Ayrshire

  • 4 receptions
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 5 bedrooms

    Offers Over £335,000

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Property Summary

A former farmhouse with attached steadings arranged to form a courtyard about half a mile north west of Symington village.

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Property Description

Description
Burnbrae Farm is a former working farmhouse and attached steadings. The property is of white painted stone construction with contrasting black trim at window mullions. The house is laid out over two levels and is under a slated roof.

The house has been in the same ownership since about 1983 and requires a full programme of upgrading and improvement.
Subject to planning permission, attached steadings offer integration and/or further development potential.

Ground Floor
Outer door to entrance porch, door to reception hallway, shower room and wc, sitting room, formal dining room, kitchen with oil fired central heating boiler, doors lead to outer covered canopy at the front and gardens at the rear, scullery with connecting door to dining room, utility room with Belfast sink. From main reception hall, inner hallway leading to drawing room with exposed beams, patio doors to terrace and gardens, log burner set in exposed natural sandstone fireplace and chimney breast, billiards and bar entertainments room.

Annexe At rear ground floor, open plan sitting/dining/kitchen, inner hallway with door to gardens, bathroom and bedroom 1. The Annexe has independent heating provided by thermostatic electric panel heaters.

First Floor
Stone staircase leading to first floor upper hallway, fitted dressing room, bedroom 2 (single), bedroom 3 with Edinburgh press, shower room, bedroom 4 with centred Edinburgh press and fitted wardrobes with domestic hot water tank, bedroom 5 (currently set up as study/home office).

Outbuildings
2 attached stone under slate steadings complete with original cattle bisses, aluminium framed greenhouse, detached white painted under slate stone built former piggery.

Gardens
Generous tarmacadam front courtyard with good, off road vehicle turning and hard standing areas leading to garage, covered canopy and main house. About 0.9 acres

Rear gardens are south west facing, sunny and sheltered. The gardens are mature and laid to well tended lawns. There are well stocked beds and borders with colourful flowers and mixed shrubs. Tall, mature semi ancient native trees underplanted with spring bulbs at the fringes provide shelter and amenity, feature flowering Cherry canopy and weeping willow trees, and there are a number of productive fruit trees.

Local Authorities
South Ayrshire Council
0300 123 0900

Services
Mains water supply, drainage by private septic tank, oil fired heating, partial double glazing.
The annexe has independent electric thermostatic panel heating.

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

Council Tax
Burnbrae Farm is in council tax band G and the amount payable for 2019/20 is £2,854.89.

EPC Rating
EPC rating F.

Situation
Burnbrae Farm is situated amid rolling farmland and countryside about 0.3 miles to the north west of the pretty, popular and convenient Ayrshire rural 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 and a recently opened mid-sized Co-op which adequately cater for every day needs and requirements. There is an excellent primary school in the village 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.

Burnbrae Farm 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 main road junction on the A77 has recently undergone a significant re-engineering improvement and provides easy access to the village.

Ayr is 9 miles to the south offering 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 Macallums Oyster Bar, Scotts at the marina as well as 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 as well as current Open Championship courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry. Former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomery’s new course at Rowallan Castle is a 10 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 are 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 and proceed into Symington. Turn left onto Symington Main St and with the Wheatsheaf Inn on your left hand side, continue in a north westerly direction along Symington Main St. Continue to the roundabout and continue out of the village on Townend Road. Proceed for about 0.3 miles to find Burnbrae Farm on the left-hand side.