The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle

Friday, 30 August 2013

CKD Galbraith offer unique small estate with handsome Georgian house set amidst landscaped gardens with stabling, fishings and grazing land

Leading independent Scottish property consultancy CKD Galbraith is offering for sale Barskaig, a unique small estate in the village of Barr, South Ayrshire with a handsome Georgian house set amidst landscaped gardens with stabling, fishings and grazing land.

Barskaig is a beautifully appointed Georgian gem, available at Offers Over £890,000. The property dates from 1802 and is set amidst mature policies of approximately 11 acres on the banks of the River Stinchar.  

The property offers well-proportioned accommodation over 3 levels including a drawing room, formal dining room with bay window, a charming snug, fully fitted kitchen with Aga, cloakroom and WC. A useful utility room opens to the rear gardens.  On the first floor there are 3 spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms.  Two further bedrooms and a shower room are located on the second floor.

Barskaig is set amidst delightful gardens which have been carefully planted to provide year round colour and interest. The house overlooks a formal lawn and there are 50 specimen Acers as well as various conifers, exotic ferns and palms.  In addition Barskaig offers excellent stabling within a traditional stone and slate building, a tack room, feedstore, garage and garden equipment store. An all weather riding arena lies to the north of the house as well as a general purpose shed, summerhouse and large greenhouse. Five excellent paddocks are all well drained and fenced with an electrical connection.

Fishing rights along a 750 yard stretch of the east bank of the River Stinchar offer a reliable run of sea trout and salmon. The river forms the western boundary of the property and is widely regarded as the best Salmon river in Ayrshire. The Barskaig beat has two good holding pools. Neighbouring estates offer some of Scotland’s finest stalking and driven shoots and there are numerous quiet hacking routes along forest trails.

Barskaig is wonderful small estate offering excellent sporting and well-proportioned accommodation within a carefully refurbished Georgian country house.

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

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