The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

Thursday, 23 May 2013

CKD Galbraith offer opportunity to purchase impressive Victorian Merchants House

Leading Scottish independent property consultancy CKD Galbraith is offering for sale Glenrosa, a superb Victorian Merchants House with a plethora of original features, standing in a pleasant situation in the Irvine Valley in the town of Newmilns, East Ayrshire.
This fine house was built for a local lace manufacturer in 1885. An immaculate and spacious Victorian villa, Glenrosa has a magnificent landscaped walled garden with an additional paddock (former tennis court).
Newmilns Town Centre is designated an Outstanding Conservation Area and there are a number of listed buildings including the Newmilns Keep, the town’s oldest building dating from the 1530s. There were 32 factories producing lace in Newmilns and Darvel in the early 1900s, today there is just one. The magnificent Lanfine Estate with tree lined avenues is nearby.

Glenrosa benefits from beautifully proportioned main reception rooms and bedrooms, including a stunning entrance hall with high decorated ceiling arches, lounge, billiard room with fabulous leaded glass domed cupola, a wonderful original Victorian conservatory, dining room, kitchen/breakfasting room, en suite bedroom, cloakroom/wc, laundry, study, pantry, utility, sitting room and shower room.

On the first floor, there is a formal drawing room, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.  There are a range of fine fireplaces including Victorian cast iron and two superb arts and crafts fireplace situated in the billiard room and drawing room. The house benefits from an energy efficient ground source heat pump and a range of outbuildings to include 6 car garaging, greenhouse, tool shed, potting shed and a wood store.

Teak gates lead to a gravelled driveway, together with lawns specimen trees and shrubs featuring over 140 varieties of rhododendrons and azaleas.  The rear walled gardens are spectacular, professionally laid out to include a row of apple trees, hostas, viburnums, paeonias astilbe, various rhododendron including the fabulous orange variety, Fabia Tangerine.
Houses of this standard are rare to come on the market.  Glenrosa is sure to appeal to a family looking for a substantial Victorian home within easy reach of Glasgow.
Offers Over £495,000 are being sought.

CKD Galbraith’s Ayr office:
CKD Galbraith
7 Killoch Place
Ayr KA7 2EA
Ayrshire, Scotland
Contact: R A Cherry BSc MRICS
Tel: 01292 268181
Fax: 01292 292300

Independent property consultancy CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is a founder member of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle.

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