Savills | Dunure Road, Ayr, KA7 4HR | Property for sale
168.43 sq m
Offers over £350,000(7,737,435 EGP)

Dunure RoadAyr, KA7 4HR

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Conversion of an impressive mansion house
  • Located in the affluent suburb of Doonfoot
  • Secluded and private setting on the banks of the river Doon
  • Immaculately presented accommodation throughout
  • Impressive drawing room with fireplace
  • Well appointed kitchen with a range of built in appliances
  • Patio doors from the family room lead to the fabulous terrace
  • Benefits from a basement providing excellent storage facilities
  • Lush green garden with lawn and fish pond

River front character property

About this property

  • Craigdoon House is an impressive mansion house that sits on an enviable piece of land that was originally owned by the 3rd Marquis of Ailsa and was subdivided into apartments and mews houses in the mid 1960s. 2A Craigdoon is the major portion of the mansion and offers a private garden and extensive accommodation over one level. This unique property offers options as an extensive family home or two self-contained apartments.

    In its entirety the home offers immaculately presented accommodation consisting of an impressive drawing room with a fireplace, dual aspect views of the garden and French doors into the kitchen. This is well appointed with a range of wall and floor mounted units and built in appliances. There is a sitting room with kitchen facilities for the secondary accommodation. The family room has patio doors out onto a fabulous terrace and there are three good sized double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite and one that can be used within the secondary accommodation. A large family bathroom and a separate shower room complete the internal space. Finally the property benefits from a basement which provides excellent storage.

    Externally, the terrace offers an excellent undercover outdoor sitting area with steps leading down to the lush green garden and lawn with an attractive fish pond centrally located. Lined with mature trees and shrubs providing shelter and privacy, a path and opening in the foliage leads to the banks of the River Doon only a few metres beyond the garden.

    The property has a large driveway with ample parking and its own private garage, ideal for a car or storage.

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Local information

  • Craigdoon House is located in the affluent suburb of Doonfoot and occupies a secluded and private setting on the banks of the river Doon which flows from Loch Doon to the Firth of Clyde. The mouth of the river is located just a few hundred metres from the property's garden and can be accessed via a beautiful riverside path. The river Doon has been romanticised many times, most notably by the poet Robert Burns in his narrative poem Tam O'Shanter where he talks about the Brig O'Doon located in the nearby village of Alloway, the birthplace of Robert Burns.
  • Doonfoot itself offers a number of amenities including three restaurants one of which has a bar, lounge and family beer garden,and shops, whilst the market town of Ayr, about two miles away has a wider range of excellent services including cinema, numerous large supermarkets, a variety of restaurants, bars and sports facilities.
  • The local schools are Doonfoot Primary, Belmont Academy and Queen Margaret Academy with the option of private education at the co-educational Wellington School. Ayr has a mainline railway station with a regular service to Glasgow and beyond. Prestwick Airport is within 7 miles, while Glasgow city centre and airport are easily accessible by rail and road via the M77 in a journey time of about 45 minutes in normal driving conditions.
  • Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous facilities at Turnberry, Royal Troon and Prestwick. Belleisle Estate and Golf Club is a stone's throw away with the grounds classed as one of the most popular family attractions in South Ayrshire with play parks and stunning walks. The Ayrshire coastline is famous for its beautiful beaches and vistas and this property is well placed to take advantage of all that the area has to offer.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D