Drawing Room
2,290 sq ft(212.75 sq m)
Offers over £400,000

Stables HouseBarkip, Dalry, Ayrshire, KA24 4JH


    Key features

    • Beautiful 1 & 1/2 storey cottage within the hamlet of Barkip, North Ayrshire
    • Set in a plot of approximately half an acre in the wonderful Ayrshire countryside
    • Thought to date from the 1800s and has been lovingly upgraded by the current owner
    • Main accommodation set over one floor with a mezzanine above the main living area
    • Designed to take advantage of the views to the countryside beyond
    • Connected 2 bedroom annexe currently used for short term holiday rental
    • Excellent energy efficiency with a biomass boiler and solar power converters

    A wonderful detached cottage in a tranquil setting with stunning views over the rolling countryside.

    About this property

    • Stable House is a beautiful 1 ½ storey cottage with self contained annexe which sits within the desirable hamlet of Barkip, between the towns of Dalry and Beith, North Ayrshire. The fantastic plot is approximately half an acre and has stunning views from all aspects over the rolling countryside.
      Originally built in the 1800s and cherished by the current owner for nearly 30 years, Stable House offer extremely versatile living space.

      The main accommodation is set over one floor with a mezzanine above the main living room and is designed to take advantage of the surrounding views and countryside. An entrance porch leads to the main hallway, off which is the bright and airy L shaped garden room with reclaimed Maplewood flooring. From here French doors open into the contemporary drawing room which has splendid oak flooring, floor to ceiling red brick fireplace with wood burning stove and hemlock turned staircase leading up to a bedroom and home office on the mezzanine level. Also located off the main hallway is a characterful kitchen with a range of storage options and a black AGA . Two further spacious bedrooms include the master which benefits from built in storage and a stylish en suite bathroom and finally a shower room completes the main body of the house.

      The connected annexe is a fantastic addition to the property and is currently being used as a short term rental, offering an excellent lifestyle business opportunity. The annexe consists of an open plan living room/ kitchen, two double bedrooms and separate shower room. The annexe benefits from its own private access but can also be entered from the hallway of the main house giving the option to continue with short term rental or incorporate this into the main accommodation taking the total property to approximately 2290 square feet.
      There is an adjoining gym which houses the subsidised biomass boiler and solar power converters and, further adding to the energy efficiency of the property, there is double glazing throughout.

      Within the gardens, a hot tub is surrounded by expanses of lawn, mature trees and shrubs, with uninterrupted views of the lush countryside. The courtyard has parking for multiple cars and is a versatile and functional space.

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    This is an outstanding property that oozes love with an instant feeling of home. Versatile accommodation in an idyllic rural setting with views over the rolling Ayrshire countryside.

    Peter WalkerProperty agent

    Local information

    • Located in North Ayrshire in the hamlet of Barkip, equidistant to the towns of Beith and Dalry.
    • Both towns offer an extensive range of local amenities including shops, restaurants, post offices and transport links with Dalry train station providing a direct link to Glasgow Central Station and beyond. The main road links onto the M8 motorway, the principal trunk road across the central belt between Glasgow and Edinburgh
    • The property enjoys a wonderful panoramic aspect and is well placed to take advantage of nearby woodland walks, waterfalls and wildlife.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Travelling from Glasgow follow the M8 westbound past Glasgow Airport. Take the slip road at Junction 28A for Irvine and follow the A737 past Beith to the Manrahead Roundabout. Exit off he roundabout and continue to travel along the A737 for approximately 1.6 miles before taking a left turn. Stable House is on the right, about 300 metres along the road.
    • EPC Rating = F