The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

Sunday, 15 January 2012

CKD Galbraith offer former Victorian coach house requiring complete refurbishment

Leading independent property consultancy CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is marketing a fine substantial Victorian coach house now requiring complete refurbishment, close to the pretty village of Fairfield by Mauchline in Ayrshire.


An imposing property, Nether Failford is an impressive 4 bedroom family house standing in about 2.7 acres. The house surrounds a central courtyard with stabling and garaging with potential for a variety of uses – stabling, studio, a restorer’s workshop or valuable storage.

The house has suffered water damage due to burst pipes and there is also extensive rot problems, as a result the interior of the building requires comprehensive restoration. The accommodation is extensive with about 2066 sq ft on two floors including sitting room, living room, 4 bedrooms (1 en suite), kitchen and utility. There is garaging and stables which can easily be converted to create a substantial country house. Planning permission has been obtained for the conversion of the house and outbuildings to 4 houses for redevelopment.


From the grounds there are fabulous views over rolling countryside. The sides and rear of the house are enclosed by mature gardens, including rhododendrons and a range of mature trees including beech and conifer providing shelter and privacy. There is also a small paddock.

In the late 1800s, the coach house had 2 upper floor flats which were used as living quarters for staff and farm workers working on the estate. Towards the rear of the house, a ewe shrubbery avenue previously lead to the walled garden of the original Failford House.


The impressive Mauchline gorge viaduct over the River Ayr is nearby, and the award-winning public house “The Failford Inn” is just on the doorstep.

The house will attract considerable interest and Nether Failford is an outstanding opportunity to re-create what will be a superb country house.

Offers over £180,000 are being sought.

For further information: Contact Bob Cherry 01292 268181.

PDF available on www.ckdgalbraith.co.uk

About CKD Galbraith

CKD Galbraith is an independent property consultancy specialising in serving the needs of private clients. It employs over 200 people in offices in Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling, Cupar, Inverness, Aberfeldy, Castle Douglas, Ayr, Elgin, Galashiels, Kelso and Peebles.

The partnership provides the full range of property consulting services across the commercial, residential and rural sectors throughout Scotland. The company enjoys a successful relationship with its associate firm in London, CKD Kennedy Macpherson.

CKD Galbraith
7 Killoch Place
Ayr KA7 2EA
Ayrshire, Scotland

Contact: R A Cherry BSc MRICS
Tel: 01292 268181
Fax: 01292 292300
E-mail: bob.cherry@ckdgalbraith.co.uk
Web: www.ckdgalbraith.co.uk

CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is a Founder Member of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle.

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