Keller Williams UK
5 bed Detached House Sold

Portland Brae, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire

£160,000 Offers Over

Property Description

  • Gorgeous Riverside Location
  • Large Spacious Grounds
  • Private Secure Plot
  • Opportunity to Add Value
  • Recently Installed Boiler
  • Planning Approval for Additional Dwelling
  • Opportunity to Separately Purchase Mobile Holiday Home

**Closing Date Set - Wednesday 3rd May, 1pm**
An extensive detached five-bedroom home, in its own large plot, positioned in an idyllic river-side location.
The property provides a large family home, with an abundance of flexible accommodation, and the opportunity to add value through upgrading.
Also available, for separate purchase is an on-site mobile home, with its own new decking and private entrance (price on application). Furthermore there is planning in place to build a separate dwelling house within the grounds.
Surrounded on one side by a large wall, and on the other by the River Irvine, the plot enjoys an extremely private and picturesque setting to enjoy family life and all the outdoor space surrounding the property.

Formed all on one level, the property is approached via a stone chipped path, and entry is gained through a glass-panelled front door, protected by a large porch covering.
The central hallway run's throughout the whole property, and gives access to all the main apartments and is lit by two sky-lights.

The large elegantly presented lounge, is full of traditional features; high ceilings, cornicing, and an art-deco style statement fire place. The room is warmed by a substantial log-burner, which adds to the appeal of this beautiful space. Decoration is neutral with trendy, dark original floor-boards, and one wall tiled in smoked mirror tiles.
The room is flooded with light via the double aspect windows on either side.

Leading off of the stunning lounge is a large dining kitchen, the perfect space for socialising, as well as relaxing and enjoying quality family time together. There is an array of floor-standing and wall-mounted light cream coloured, traditional wooden storage units, with contrasting dark metal handles, and beautiful wooden work top. This room is also finished by gorgeous dark-stained floor boards. The kitchen further benefits from a five-burner gas fired range, and a huge walk-in pantry area with quirky bright yellow shelving and it's own sky-light. The kitchen also has it's own double-door independent access in to the hall-way.
Adjoining the kitchen is a spacious utility area, housing a large double Belfast sink, and offers ample space for use as a laundry area and for carrying out messier jobs as there is access to this area directly from the garden.

Over-looking the river is a second large public room, hosting another statement fire-place, and bathed with light via the sliding patio doors, leading out on to the recently installed decorative decking - the perfect place to sit and enjoy the gorgeous picturesque views and wild life of the River Irvine below. This room is another delightful public space filled with light, and enjoying traditional high ceilings and cornicing.

For home workers there is a large private office, also rear facing and accessed via the main hall. This could also serve as a further bedroom, or craft/hobby room.

There are a further four rooms, two have a Jack & Jill doorway between, one of which is a used as a store, the other is set up as an elegant bedroom.
Further to the rear of the property is a very large room, bathed in light from the large window formation, and currently used as a functioning art studio.
Bedroom number four is ready for refurbishment, and will provide a very large spacious bedroom, with its own traditional-style wash-hand basin.

The large family bathroom, consists of a peach coloured, three-piece suite, with a wood-panelled jacuzzi bath and separate corner shower cubicle. Flooring is made up of terracotta coloured tiles, with wall tiles to three-quarters height, and wood panelling on the ceiling.

Externally the property is surrounded, on all sides, by large mature gardens offering a variety of uses. The lawn and riverside areas are bursting with delightful mature plants, shrubs and trees as well as being home to several species of wildlife including deer, heron and pheasants.. To the rear of the property is a large multi-terraced area which offers a variety of uses including as a herb garden, or as fruit & veg plots. The top terrace provides a a large secure, gated drive way. Directly adjacent to the rear is a large external utility / potting shed area.

Also available for separate purchase and nestled away in its own river-side corner of these beautiful garden grounds is a two-bedroom mobile home, which would make an ideal guest house or ideal additional accommodation during works to the main house.
It is very well presented with many additional features including a recently installed log burner, sturdy and decorative decking, a double bedroom with en-suite toilet and a twin bedroom.
It has many clever storage areas, and it's own family bathroom, complete with a bath and separate shower.
The mobile home enjoys its own private access gate, and private garden area, another idyllic space to soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this hidden natural beauty spot.

Portland Brae consists of a mixture of apartments, and primarily detached and semi-detached properties, all of which are well maintained, offering a delightful local area. Number 8 Portland Brae is located at the bottom of the hill, hidden behind a private, gated perimeter wall. A rural Ayrshire hide-away, while still enjoying all the benefits of the village of Hurlford.
The village offers a wide range of amenities including local shops catering for every-day shopping needs. A larger and more diverse range of facilities can be found in the nearby town of Kilmarnock which offers a mix of High Street shops and independent retailers, as well as a large range of supermarkets. Leisure facilities are plenty, as well as many tourist attractions nearby and further south towards the Ayrshire coast.
Hurlford Main Street has many options for public transport, with rail travel available from Kilmarnock train station. For commuters Hurlford village is very well-placed, just a short distance from the A77/M77 Motorway providing commuting access to Glasgow City Centre as well as all major Ayrshire towns.

With Gas fired central heating provided by a newly installed boiler, double glazing throughout, and in a truly beautiful and peaceful corner of the village of Hurlford, this property will prove very popular with, families and those looking to enjoy a peaceful semi-rural approach to life, with the opportunity to add value through furthers development. It will no doubt prove to be extremely popular, therefore early viewing is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Council tax band: E

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