The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

CKD Galbraith offer delightful cottage with beautiful views in peaceful Ayrshire conservation village

Leading independent Scottish property consultants CKD Galbraith are offering for sale a lovely detached cottage in the conservation village of Barr in the South Ayrshire hills.

Rowantree Cottage sits in a picturesque and quiet location benefiting from wonderful rural views.

The village of Barr is believed to have been established in the 17th century by smugglers who needed a safe place close to the secluded bays of the Ayrshire coast while having access to the Raiders Road which runs close by. The village has a well regarded primary school, shop and a village pub, and is about 8 miles east from the seaside town of Girvan.

Originally built in the mid 1800s, with flexible accommodation, the rooms are light and bright and there is a lovely landscaped colourful cottage garden with an assortment of outbuildings, ideal for buyers looking to be self sufficient by growing vegetables in the kitchen garden complete with polytunnel.

Nestled in the Stinchar Valley, Barr is a popular destination for those seeking outdoor pursuits.  There are country walks and excellent cycling paths around Barr with the Changue Forest Trail (13km) being one of the may designated cycling routes in the area. The River Stinchar passes through the village, is a famous salmon fishery and is renowned for its autumn run.

 Rowantree Cottage has been completely renovated and extended to create a lovely home with living room with multi-fuel stove, kitchen, conservatory, shower room and three bedrooms (one of which is presently a sitting room), the cottage is charming in layout and presentation.

The gardens have been beautifully maintained and landscaped to include an area of lawn, colourful shrubs, hedging, patio and a sunny decking area next to the conservatory. There is a further sheltered seating area to the rear of the garden. The outbuildings include a garden shed, potting shed, summer house, polytunnel, garage and coal shelter.

In excellent order, Rowantree Cottage will appeal to purchasers seeking a second home, or to buyers at retirement stage interested in purchasing a home in this scenic area.

Rowantree Cottage is available at Offers Over £160,000.

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

Contact: R A Cherry BSc MRICS
Tel: 01292 268181
Fax: 01292 292300

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


Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant and Sainsbury’s to hold Diamond Jubilee wine-tasting event

Celebrity TV chef Mafiz Ali, proprietor of Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant in Minishant, South Ayrshire, is proud to announce that he is teaming up with supermarket giant Sainsbury’s store in Prestwick, Ayrshire, to hold three wine-tasting events to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at the beginning of June.

Also featuring cooking demonstrations by former UK chefs of the year in Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine using wines and ingredients from Sainsbury’s, the events will take place at Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant on Saturday, Sunday and Monday 2, 3 and 4 June.

Mafiz Ali commented: “My staff and I are very proud to be partnering Sainsbury’s for this event, which will provide an excellent opportunity for local people and visitors to sample Sainsbury’s wines and Ayr Spice cuisine at the same time as celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee."

Marc Watson is manager of Sainsbury’s in Prestwick. He commented: “Sainsbury’s in Prestwick are delighted to be supporting Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant and the Jubilee celebrations.

“We hope to offer some fantastic wines to complement the wonderful delicacies available to taste”


Saturday 2 June: 1pm - 4pm

Sunday 3 June: 1pm - 4pm

Monday 4 June: 5pm - 8pm

The cost of the event, which includes tasting a range of wines available from Sainsbury’s supermarkets and a delicious starter platter from the Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant kitchens, is just £5
Tickets can be purchased in advance from Ayr Spice, or from Sainsbury’s supermarket in Prestwick. They are also available from Sainsbury’s in Newton Stewart, as Ayr Spice has regular customers from the town and its surrounding area.

Ayr Spice Indian Restaurant
The Old Minishant Memorial Church
22 Ayr Road
KA19 8EX

Tel: 01292 441413

125 Ayr Road

Store Manager: Marc Watson
Telephone: 01292 474478



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