Price Change

£345,000 Offers Around

Artnoch, Barrhill, Barrhill, Ayrshire South, KA26 0RE

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Price substantially reduced in order to effect a quick sale.

Home Reported at £400,000

 Artnoch is a delightful amenity farm of manageable proportions situated amidst splendid rural surroundings in south west Ayrshire and located between the towns of Girvan and Newton Stewart. 


The property comprises a very well presented and recently renovated farmhouse, a range of farm buildings and approximately 12 acres in total of ground. 


The farm has been under the sellers ownership for 16 years and is for sale due to retirement.  The farmhouse is situated on a slightly elevated position from where it commands a south facing outlook over its own ground towards the surrounding countryside. 


This corner of south west Ayrshire is renowned for its contrasting and unspoilt scenery.  Although wonderfully rural the locality affords easy access to many of the attractions within the district which include: a variety of attractive hill and coastal walks and cycle trails; the National Trust's Culzean Castle and Country Park; Galloway Forest Park which was awarded the prestigious designation as the first dark sky park in the UK; excellent golf courses at Girvan, Brunston near Dailly and the famous championship Turnberry links.  There are also championship golf courses at Royal Troon and Prestwick.  For those who enjoy sailing Girvan has a working harbour which has pontoons for pleasure craft.  From the harbour there are regular trips to Ailsa Craig.  There are of course the usual field sports and rivers for fishing the most notable of which in the district is the River Stinchar. 


The principle town is Girvan and the town has nursery, primary and secondary schooling, a main street with a variety of shops comprising both independent and multiple retailers, an attractive seafront and promenade.  The town also has an ASDA, general hospital and health centre.  There is a railway station which offers connections north to Ayr, Prestwick Airport and Glasgow.  South bound connections are to Stranraer.


The property is situated approx 1.9 mile south of the village of Barrhill.  The village has a primary school, local shop, inn, bowling green and also a railway station which offers connections north to Girvan and Ayr  and south to Stranraer.  The attractive market town of Newton Stewart is about 16 miles south of the property.



Artnoch is an excellent property wonderfully suited to a lifestyle mover.  The property affords great potential and  lends  itself to be adapted for equestrian purposes

Artnoch is a delightful amenity farm offering an excellent balance of quality living space, a range of adaptable buildings and land.


At it's heart, Artnoch offers a very attractively presented farm house which will have its origins dating back to circa 1850.  The house has been carefully refurbished by the present owners over the last 16 years and the result is a spacious house providing a good range of accommodation arranged over two floors.  Briefly the house comprises: Sitting Room with original random stone  fire place;  Sun Lounge/Garden Room from where the very best southerly aspect can be enjoyed; a stunning Kitchen fitted with bespoke base and wall-mounted cabinets and a focal point four oven Aga.  There is ample dining space within the kitchen but in addition there is a formal Dining Room; the Master Bedroom has en suite Bathroom. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is an Entrance Porch and also a rear Utility Area with Shower Room and Office off. Upstairs there are two bedrooms with front facing dormer windows.  The bedrooms are both doubles.  There is a second Bathroom at first floor.  The house is in excellent decorative order throughout.   Windows are double glazed and central heating is by way of oil. 


The south facing garden to the front of the house is predominantly down in lawn.  The garden is enclosed by hedge and is planted with a variety of established shrubs.  Along the front of the house is a gravelled space from where paved steps afford access to sun lounge/garden room.


At the rear of the house the farm buildings are arranged in such a way as  to from a yard and here there is ample parking for several vehicles.  The farm buildings are described more fully on page 10 of these particulars but briefly comprise former byre, lambing shed, cubicle shed, cattle court and lean-to, workshop and three bays, four bay lambing shed.  The buildings are a variety of traditional random stone and slate steading and more modern general purpose buildings. 


Artnoch is approached on its own private road which comes in from the A714. 


The ground essentially comprises two fields which are positioned either side of the private road.  Taking in the fields, the garden and the area occupied by the buildings the total area occupied by Artnoch is approx 12 acres.


The property has its own pond which is located in the bottom corner of the larger of the 2 fields and this is a great attraction for wildlife.  In fact Artnoch has wildlife in abundance with our clients reporting sightings  of heron and ducks have bred at the pond. The farm is also home to woodpeckers and red squirrels.


Artnoch will suit those looking for a change in lifestyle as it provides just the right mix of residential and easy to manage ground.  The excellent range of buildings lean the dynamic for the future use of the property towards equestrian purposes.  Other buildings could be adapted to form stables, livery stores etc. The more traditional steading could even be converted to be utilised for living space for personal use such as an extended family or even to promote as holiday lettings.


Although wonderfully rural, Artnoch can be easily accessed on the A714 and the towns of Girvan and Newton Stewart are within convenient driving distance.


A charming country property in a lovely part of the world.




This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.


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Price dropped on: 10 January 2017 by: £54,000

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Property History

  • Property added on 24 August 2015
  • New price Offers Around £345,000 as of 10 January 2017
    Was: Offers Over £375,000
  • New price Offers Over £375,000 as of 13 October 2015
    Was: Offers Over £399,000
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