Completed to an exacting standard and with outstanding southerly views, a new, efficient and imaginatively conceived detached family home.
1 West Bankside is a new detached contemporary property which enjoys a pleasant balance of rural living while also being on the fringe of the North Ayrshire town of Kilbirnie. The house is one of only 4 similarly styled detached homes (the 4th yet to be built) which enjoy a fine prominent setting just off the Geirston Road. From its raised vantage point, 1 West Bankside has a south easterly facing position with far reaching panoramic views across adjacent fields and the town of Kilbirnie, stretching away to south Ayrshire in the far distance.
1 West Bankside is a traditionally constructed brick and block new home completed in a pleasant combination of silicone based white K-Rend harling, stylish honey stone relief and smart Eternit Cedral cladding. The property is under a tiled roof and the soffits and rainwater goods are low maintenance UPVC.
Internally, the accommodation has been imaginatively conceived and the ground floor doors are to engineered white oak with satin steel ironmongery. The kitchen features sleek contemporary furniture with compressed composite worktops with detailed drainer routing. Appliances are by Neff and Lamona and are integrated, bathroom ware is deluxe quality level teamed with pleasant neutral tone ceramics. Modern day building control ensures a low carbon footprint and with high levels of thermal retention, the property is warmed by wet coil underfloor heating to both ground and first floor levels.
Externally, there is a double garage in complimenting architecture with a fine attic and garden room with overhung canopy. The house is set within good sized gardens and grounds which feature a Ha-Ha lawn to the front and a generous black asphalt apron at the rear.
Outer door with opaque glazed side screen to broad entrance vestibule open plan to reception hallway, cloakroom and wc, under stairs store with underfloor heating tails, sitting room with 3 x picture windows, fine fitted and easily worked kitchen on a stylish open plan to formal dining and breakfasting room, picture patio doors opening to provide access to sun trap terrace. Ground floor bedroom 1.
Staircase to upper hallway with neat borrowed natural light funnel. Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room and patio doors opening to provide access to composite deck with steel and glass balustrading, bedroom 3 (master) with 3 x picture windows, fitted wardrobes, en suite shower room, dressing room and or long-term store. Family bathroom, bedroom 4 with fitted wardrobes and an access hatch to the insulated attic space.
Detached double garage with remotely operate up and over door, concrete floor, light and power, electrical switchgear, stairs to floored attic space offering excellent and convenient long term stores. Door to overhung canopy leading to garden room offering scope as a home office space.
Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, air source heat pump fired wet coil underfloor heating (11 individual control thermostats), double glazing. 2 x outside water points.
New shared black asphalt driveway leading to generous black asphalt vehicle turning and hardstanding apron to the rear of the house. Block paviours with drainage channels to the garage and garden room. Facing brick built retaining wall with lawn, bounded by close board fencing. Flagstone pathway to the front of the property to flagstone terrace suitable for alfresco dining and summer furniture. Central steps leading to double Ha-Ha lawn bounded by post and wire rylock fencing. Situation
1 West Bankside has an accessible situation in rural North Ayrshire. The house is situated just off the Geirston Road which is about 0.75 miles from the centre of Kilbirnie where there is a primary school, railway station, health centre, post office, Tesco superstore and other convenience stores.
The nearby Ayrshire towns of Dalry (4 miles), Beith (3.5 miles) and Lochwinnoch (4.1 miles) all provide an extensive range of local amenities including education, retail, entertainment and transport links. Private co-educational schooling for pupils from the age of 3 to 18 is also available at St Columba's in Kilmacolm (12.3 miles) and Wellington School in Ayr (25 miles).
1 West Bankside is in a peaceful rural yet highly accessible location with the A737 about 3.5 miles, providing good access to the M8 motorway corridor, and the A78 about 9 miles which provides easy access to Kilmarnock, Ayr, Prestwick Airport and the developing Ayrshire coastline. Locally there are also the international airports at Glasgow and Prestwick which are 13.5 miles and 19.8 miles distant respectively.
The ferry terminals at Ardrossan 9.8 miles, Troon 17.8 miles and Stranraer 67 miles provide access to the islands of Arran and Ireland respectively.
Ayrshire is renowned worldwide for golf, the 18 hole, Kilbirnie golf club is only 0.2 miles from 1 West Bankside. The Open championship venues including Royal Troon, Turnberry and the highly regarded historic Prestwick all within easy reach.
Along with golf, the county is known for its excellent salmon fishing on the rivers Ayr, Doon, Girvan and Stinchar, all of which are within a short drive. The River Garnock is in Kilbirnie and can have a good run of salmon at the back end. Game shooting is also popular within the area, and there are a number of commercially run rough and low ground shoots in the district.
Inland sailing is available on Castle Semple Loch at Lochwinnoch and the Firth of Clyde offers marina and chandlery services together with highly scenic coastal sailing.
From Glasgow City Centre proceed west on the M8 motorway. After 9 miles take junction 29 (A737) following signs for Irvine. Continue on the A737 for 8.2 miles to reach Lochwinnoch Roadhead roundabout. Turn right onto the A760 followings signs Lochwinnoch, Kilbirnie, Largs. Travel for 4.7 miles to reach the roundabout in Kilbirnie. Turn right onto the A760 following signs Largs. At the next mini roundabout, turn left on the A760 and continue for 0.5 miles turning right onto the Geirston Road. Proceed up the Geirston Road for 0.2 miles and then turn right and continue onto the new black asphalt surface, number 1 West Bankside is on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.