Savills | Fairliecraig, 1 Glen Road, Fairlie, Largs, KA29 0DH | Properties for sale
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Fairliecraig1 Glen Road, Fairlie, Largs, KA29 0DH


    Key features

    • Well-proportioned period property, situated in the picturesque, coastal village of Fairlie
    • Accessed through full height, double gates and a shrub and tree lined driveway
    • Flexible accommodation on 3 levels
    • Potential for self-contained apartment on lower ground floor, accessed via separate staircase Extensive, well established, secluded gardens
    • Fully enclosed woodland grounds
    • Within a short walk of the shore

    Period Villa set within tranquil, secluded, mature woodland in picturesque, coastal Village.

    About this property

    • Fairliecraig, which was built as part of the Kelburn Estate in the mid 1800's and further extended in the late 1800's, is a well-proportioned, detached, period villa, full of character and charm and benefits from accommodation over three floors, extending to approximately 3545 sq. ft. Fairliecraig is accessed through full height double gates and a shrub and tree lined driveway. This substantial property occupies a truly secluded position, surrounded by mature gardens and woodland and would make the perfect family home.

      The accommodation begins on the ground floor with an entrance vestibule leading to an L shaped reception hallway, providing access to both upper and lower staircases. The hallway leads into a bright drawing room with a west facing, full height, triple bay window formation overlooking the gardens. Additional reception rooms on the ground floor include the dual aspect, formal dining room with cast iron fireplace, the home office/study and the dual aspect sitting room with feature fireplace and bay window formation, featuring patio doors which open out onto the patio area and secluded lawns. On the ground floor there is also the country style breakfasting kitchen, featuring a working Aga, with an extensive range of floor and wall mounted units. A separate utility room, a boot room/cloakroom, a W.C. and a maid's room, complete the accommodation on the ground floor.

      Ascending the main staircase, on the first floor there is the principal bedroom with an en suite 5-piece bathroom, a second double bedroom with an en suite shower room, 2 further double bedrooms, a dressing room/nursery, a well, appointed family bathroom and an attic room.

      Accessed from the ground floor hallway, a separate staircase descends to the lower ground floor, which currently comprises of a games room, workshop, boiler room, store room and W.C. This space could easily be configured to create a self-contained apartment.

      The property benefits from Gas Central heating from a newly installed boiler and recently fitted double glazing which was specially designed to be in keeping with the period features.

      The stunning garden grounds consist of lush green lawns, well established shrubs and mature woodland, the latter ensuring the gardens are fully enclosed and provide a secluded and tranquil setting, all within just a few minutes' walk to the shoreline.

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    Local information

    • The picturesque village of Fairlie is situated on the shore of the Firth of Clyde, just south of Largs and faces onto Cumbrae, Little Cumbrae and the Isle of Arran, to the west.
    • The local railway station enables a direct journey time of less than an hour to Glasgow, whilst both Glasgow and Glasgow Prestwick airports are each less than an hour's drive away.
    • Kelburn Castle, home of the current Earl of Glasgow, is situated at the north of the Village. The castle itself dates back to the 13th century and within the grounds is one of the largest equestrian centres in the west of Scotland, offering riding lessons and various livery packages.
    • For the sailing enthusiasts, Largs Marina is situated on the outskirts of the village, whilst Largs itself boasts two popular golf courses, Scotland's National Sports Centre and a wide range of shops, cafés, restaurants and bars. The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry terminal at Largs provides numerous daily sailings to the Isle of Cumbrae.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = E