£875,000 Offers over
6 bedroom family farmhouse and equestrian development set within Ayrshire countryside
Inside and Outside Riding arena ideal for RIDING SCHOOL or EQUESTRIAN family - 23 stables
Set within 112 ACRES of land
Over 14 acres of woodland planted for future INVESTMENT RETURN
A unique residential and business opportunity set approximately 1.5 miles from the village of Waterside, and 3 miles from Fenwick. Meadowhead Farm occupies a prime elevated position with a private gated access, surrounded by well managed grounds extending to approximately 112 acres which are split into 10 principal enclosures. It was built in 1838 and has recently undergone a detailed refurbishment scheme which included rewiring, re-slating of the roof and considerable internal refurbishment. Built of stone with a slate roof, the farmhouse offers a spacious yet flexible accommodation.
Given the size and quality of the property on offer, the selling agents are advising early viewings to avoid disappointment.
The property comprises of initially six double bedrooms, five bathrooms and three reception rooms, with a key aspect to the property is that part of the farmhouse could be utilised as a self-contained wing boasting three bedrooms, a separate kitchen and a spacious lounge/dining room. As well as the layout already mentioned the property further boasts the opposite wing which is currently used as a substantial games room. One of the key aspects of this property is the fully upgraded and beautifully fitted bespoke kitchen and open plan dining room. This is at the heart of the farmhouse and offers a great range of both wall and floor mounted units with a fabulous butchers block worktop finish, and feature range cooker. There is an additional central island offering storage, as well as a further ceramic hob within the kitchen offering both plinth and under unit lighting, along with a fantastic designer copper 'n' glass wall tiling. This room is complete with ceiling spot lights, windows overlooking both the front and rear gardens and slate flooring, with space for a large dining suite ideal for both formal and informal eating. The property also has a spacious and recently upgraded utility room offering a selection of floor mounted units with space for free standing appliances.
The property is complete with double glazing, oil fuelled heating with two independent boilers within the farmhouse and a fully monitored site security video system. It also operates on a separate private water supply which means that there is no need to pay individual water rates. The house is surrounded by carefully tended, mainly lawned gardens.
There are unrivalled equestrian facilities onsite including a superb indoor riding arena measuring around 100ft x 130ft, 23 stables, a tack room, hay shed, store and an additional floodlit outdoor arena. The surrounding land provides excellent grazing, ranging from good quality permanent pasture to rough grazing.
There is approximately 14.7 hectares of the site land planted for woodland which should mature and be ready for harvesting in the future, which makes a sizeable investment. This plantation is presently insured and maintained with scottish woodlands.
There is an access driveway to the rear of the property with access to a single lock up garage. The property also benefits from a large gravel courtyard to the front of the property giving additional parking and access to the main house. The carefully tended, mainly lawned gardens have a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs and beautiful open aspects. Arran, Ailsa Craig and the Firth of Clyde are visible to the west of the property, as is a wind farm over 1.5 miles away.
Equestrian buildings and facilities comprises of:
1. Concrete portal frame shed (50ft x 30ft). Concrete block walls with corrugated asbestos cladding to roof. Sub divided internally by block walls with steel railings to form eight stables.
2. Additional concrete frame shed (50ft x 24ft). Five stables plus tack room and feed store area.
3. Range of four stables (50ft x 14ft) formed as a lean-to extension to No. 2, with steel faced doors adjoining general purpose shed.
4. General purpose shed (60ft x 48ft). Steel portal frame, clad to roof and gables with box profile sheeting.
5. Concrete portal frame shed (75ft x 30ft) clad with corrugated asbestos sheeting. Concrete flooring. Currently used for general storage purposes, housing a fuel tank..
6. Lean-to range (75ft x 12ft) attached to No. 5 and comprising six stables.
7. Indoor school (132ft x 100ft). Grey steel portal frame construction with box profile sheet cladding to roofs, walls and gables. Woodgrain arena surfacing and strip lighting.
8. Outdoor floodlit arena (200ft x 100ft) with all-weather surface, enclosed by substantial treated post and rail fencing.
The village of Fenwick has a growing population and, due to its proximity to the M77, it has become increasingly popular with commuters to Glasgow. The village offers shopping for every day needs and a primary school. A wider range of shops, supermarkets and professional services is available in Newton Mearns, Kilmarnock or Ayr. Some of Glasgow's finest schools are located on the south side of Glasgow with private schooling also available at Wellington School in Ayr. Ayrshire is famous world wide for golf with world championship courses within easy reach and there is excellent sailing on the Firth of Clyde and yachting marinas at Troon, Largs and Inverkip.
EPC Band: D
Kitchen Dining (1) 8.71m (28'7') x 4.90m (16'1')
Utility Room 3.40m (11'2') x 2.69m (8'10')
Games Room 9.96m (32'8') x 6.32m (20'9')
Bedroom Off Rear Hallway - 6.86m (22'4') x 2.93m (9'6')
Sitting Room 5.21m (17'1') x 4.90m (16'1')
Lounge 3.71m (12'2') x 3.17m (10'6')
Formal Dining Room 4.70m (15'5') x 3.61m (11'10')
*** Offers Access Through To Guest Annex
Annex Kitchen 5.11m (16'9') x 2.90m (9'6')
*** Lower Level
Bedroom Two 5.79m (19'0') x 5.31m (17'5')
*** Lower Level - Annex
Bedroom Three 4.55m (14'11') x 3.89m (12'9')
*** Lower Level - Annex
Shower Room 2.39m (7'10') x 2.31m (7'7')
*** Lower Level
Bedroom 4 / Games Room 5.21m (17'1') x 3.99m (13'1')
*** Upper Level
Bedroom Five - Annex: 4.42m (14'1') x 3.71m (14'1')
Upper Level W.C. - Annex: 2.50m (8'2') x 1.59m (5'3')
Master Suite 7.01m (23'0') x 4.70m (15'5') - At Widest Points
Master Suite - Dressing Room 5.31m (17'5') x 4.80m (15'9') - At Widest Points
Master En-Suite 4.90m (16'1') x 1.70m (5'7') - At Widest Points
Large Storage Room - Accessed off main House 9.70m (31'10') x 6.20m (20'4')
Additional W.C. (One) 1.80m (5'11') x 0.89m (2'11')
Additional W.C. (Two) 2.01m (6'7') x 1.60m (5'3')
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