August 15, 2019 4:34 pm
Graeme Lumsden, our Estate Agency Director at BLACK HAY Estate Agents, comments…
“Arriving outside The NEUK ….pause for a moment. This striking home appears to have emerged organically from the soil, flanked either side by its strong yet subtle buttress walls, centrally your eye is drawn to the 7 frame oriel window detail, then upwards from the impressive roofline the chimneys rise dramatically emphasising that this is a very special home …one which the successful purchaser will have the joy of owning.
I’ve been very lucky over my 30+ years in the estate agency industry to sell thousands of homes, a handful being very special, and not always because of their high value or location/specification etc ….indeed, for me, it is the simplicity of a home which can be its strongest asset.
This historically noteworthy home relied on its original owner who over a century ago was blessed with a substantial purse to finance the construction of this unique home, yet without the selection of its then relatively young architect Alexander Caldwell Thomson (1873 to 1925) who arrived from Glasgow to open his own architectural practice in Ayr, The NEUK could have simply been another Bungalow style home.
As luck would have it Thomson’s architectural studies/career developed through the period of “The Glasgow Style”, led by the celebrated Charles Rennie Mackintosh, responsible for some of Scotland’s most iconic buildings of that remarkable period when a new style of modern architecture was being driven by Mackintosh and his close associates. The style was striking, because it was not overladen with excessive detail. At the core of this new architectural movement was an organic free flowing style which allowed architectural details that could have become over complicated to simply flow with the design, taking the eye on a natural journey of detail notable for its simplicity.
Visiting The NEUK one can see and feel the influence of that powerful yet short period of Glasgow Style which Mackintosh led, and which undoubtedly influenced the young Alexander Caldwell Thomson during his time studying at Glasgow School of Art. Take a visual tour of Glasgow including its world famous School of Art (now very sadly damaged by 2 fires), The Willow Tea Rooms (now Mackintosh at The Willow), House for an Art Lover or to The Hill House in Helensburgh, then consider The NEUK, enjoy the subtle details which Thomson designed, reflecting many of those details for which those iconic Mackintosh Designed Buildings are widely admired.
In my view, The NEUK undoubtedly displays many of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic architectural design details however it is Alexander Caldwell Thomson who, as in life, took those influences from his early studies/career and created his signature details at The NEUK which now serves as a tribute to both Mackintosh and the appreciation that Thomson had for the enduring Glasgow Style.
As is often the case of noteworthy homes, each owner is only a ”custodian” during their period of ownership, however what a pleasurable way to serve your role as custodian – owning & living in The NEUK. It will be a lucky buyer indeed that is handed the keys from the current owners.”
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Interested parties are advised to contact their Solicitor to lodge a Formal Note of Interest although initial enquiries are welcome direct to BLACK HAY, please contact our Estate Agency Director/Valuer Graeme Lumsden (who is handling this particular property sale) on 01292 283606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The most appealing accommodation is featured over 2 levels, comprising on ground floor, welcoming reception hall, stunning formal lounge, impressive dining room, a fabulous/substantial extension styled open-plan as a family/living/breakfasting room with “snug” area, split-level kitchen (integrated appliances), bedroom No 1 with en-suite shower room/wc, bedroom No 2 featuring fitted dressing room & en-suite shower room/wc, useful study/alternative 5th bedroom. A central hallway features a striking staircase (useful guests wc understair) which rises to a gallery style upper hallway off which the “master” bedroom (No 3) is located together with a 4th bedroom which is currently utilised as a dressing room, the main bathroom (4 piece with small sauna) is also on the upper level.
Gas central heating & double glazing are featured. EPC - C. During their long period of ownership the current owners have been careful to retain the rich character of this unique home, whilst investing both personally & financially enhancing The NEUK - for example, full re-roofing, the professional design/build of the fabulous extension & the design/build of a substantial detached double garage block with studio style accommodation above.
In addition new fitments/further improvements have been made by the owners.
Hard-standing parking to the front is by way of a monobloc driveway (sliding gate) within the landscaped gardens, whilst to the left twin remote control doors lead through a secure carport & garage, in-turn a monobloc driveway across the rear landscaped gardens to the detached double garage (heated, again remote control doors). The private gardens are landscaped/picturesque incorporating a luxuriously styled “Barbecue House”.
Internal period/character features believed to date back to the original build include impressive fireplaces, ironmongery, stunning staircase & galleried upper hallway, decorative timberwork, whilst externally the porthole windows, oriel window, chimneys, buttress walls etc are also believed to date back to the original build.
Quite simply - The NEUK is a wonderful example of an early 20th century home which reflects classic details of the iconic “Glasgow Style” made famous by the celebrated Charles Rennie Mackintosh - The Glasgow Style displaying elements of the decorative Art Nouveau period.
March 17, 2020 4:00 pm
*NEW to Market - Available to View Now* You can View the Property Movie/Virtual Tour, 12 Page Full Colour Brochure for Rosewood ....here on our blackhay.co.uk website (simply click on the appropriate "Tab" below the photos to open). Our website displays an extended array of photographs.
The sale of this particular property is being handled by Graeme Lumsden (our Estate Agency Director/Valuer). To arrange a Private Viewing Appointment, discuss your interest in this particular property or request a copy of the Home Report, please speak directly with Graeme on 01292 283606.
ROSEWOOD – No 77 Monument Road, AYR. A simply outstanding Traditional Red Sandstone Fronted Detached Bungalow, Chalet Style, retaining immense character & charm, complemented by a subtle yet very stylish contemporary interior. Enjoying a delightful mature setting amidst picturesque gardens with twin pillared entrance opening onto a sweeping driveway.
The current owners have been resident since the 1980’s during which time they have modernised the property with great thought and at some considerable expenditure. Internal viewing reveals a most appealing home with well proportioned 6/7 Main Apartment accommodation featured over 2 levels. In our view this charming home will be of broad appeal, presented in walk-in condition. Much attention has also been paid by the owners to the exterior presentation with the delightful gardens reflecting their keen interest in same, inviting one to potter or relax when the weather favours the outdoor enthusiast.
In particular, the ground floor accommodation comprises, a most welcoming reception hall, splendid formal lounge & separate dining room – both bay windowed with delightful garden views to the front, very well appointed breakfasting kitchen with integrated appliances, informal living/tv room (again bay windowed) enjoying charming garden views to the rear (this room could be utilised as a 4th bedroom, if required), bedroom No 1, a very stylish main bathroom (larger shower cubicle instead of bath), a most appealing larger conservatory to the rear invites one to enjoy the panoramic garden views. A discreetly positioned staircase to the rear of the reception hall leads to the upper hallway off which 2 further bedrooms are provided (No 2 and No 3 - “The Master Bedroom” which overlooks the rear) together with a useful boxroom and a 4 piece bathroom serving the upper apartments.
The specification includes both gas central heating & double glazing. EPC – D. The picturesque gardens wrap around from front, side to rear, bounded by mature hedging for added privacy. An array of garden outbuildings are provided including a larger timber store which could easily be adapted to a very useable summer house. Ample private parking with the ability to turn is available within the driveway area to the front, whilst the garage to the side provides secure parking/storage.
Graeme Lumsden, Director/Valuer of BLACK HAY Estate Agents comments…
“ During my 30+ years within the property industry I have been lucky enough to view/market/sell a wide range of different styles of properties in an equally wide range of locations. Currently I live on the edge of The Galloway Forest and enjoy all that the countryside has to offer (including long/dark winters! – however star laden dark skies above). Rosewood, located on Monument Road …it combines so much of the positive aspects of rural/country living in terms of its peaceful/picturesque setting which encourages one to relax, such an underrated pastime! Yet here it is …nestling unobtrusively at No 77 Monument Road, just peaking out above its hedgeline. If you want a Country House in The Town …buy Rosewood, it’s a wonderful place to call home.”
To arrange a Viewing Appointment please telephone BLACK HAY Estate Agents direct on 01292 283606 and ask for Graeme Lumsden or Paula Haworth. Outwith normal working hours our Call Centre 0131 513 9477 (7 Day a Week - 8.30am to 11pm) is available by telephoning 0131 513 9477.
The sale of this particular property is being handled by Graeme Lumsden (our Estate Agency Director/Valuer). To discuss your interest in this particular property further or request a copy of the Home Report, please speak directly with Graeme at BLACK HAY Estate Agents - blackhay.co.uk
June 28, 2021 11:54 am
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An exceptionally rare opportunity… Tucked within most admired yet easily missed Mansewell Road, a short walk from Prestwick’s sweeping seafront/promenade – No 6 is a charming character home of Semi Detached Chalet Villa style, interestingly with a deceptive & most appealing cottage style exterior (formerly known as Anchor Cottage). Its attractive sandstone façade overlooks delightful sloping lawned gardens which serve as the main front entrance, noting there are also 2 side gated entrances and a valued private driveway/detached garage to the rear. Internal viewing reveals a home of immense character & charm, larger proportioned main apartments are featured complemented by eye-catching higher ceilings with fine decorative plasterwork detailing whilst the front facing apartments enjoy pleasing mature garden views and elevated views from the upper apartments (bedrooms) include glimpses of Arran on the horizon.
Substantial traditional homes in Prestwick remain rare to the market (Mansewell Road homes are even rarer to the market) and are particularly valued by family buyers and Glasgow based buyers seeking a change of lifestyle from city to seaside. Rarely available of this proportion, No 6 is clearly a much loved home serving its current owners for approx’ 50 years, the spacious apartments easily accommodating a growing family, or equally suited to those wishing more space in which to relax/entertain. The property has served its current owners as a comfortable family home with the opportunity for the successful purchaser to re-style to suit their own taste/budget. The twin level accommodation layout offers flexibility – currently utilised as 3 Public/4 Bedrooms however can easily revert to 2 Public/5 bedrooms.
In particular, the accommodation on the ground floor comprises, welcoming reception with fabulous period spiral staircase wrapping around a substantial centre post (reputed to have been part of ship’s mast, although unconfirmed) displaying wonderful aged timber finish, a most impressive formal bay windowed lounge, separate dining room with further public room currently serving as family room (alternative bedroom No 5), bedroom No 1, “Galley” style kitchen to the rear which is “dated” – this leading through the rear vestibule (door to garden) onto a most useful modern shower room/wc, the main bathroom which has also been re-fitted nestles discreetly under the main staircase. Rising up the wonderful staircase, passing the half-level window alcove, one reaches the upper hallway which provides access to 3 bedrooms - the centre bedroom (No 3) of large single proportion, flanked either side by 2 spacious double bedrooms (Nos 2 & 4) – all the upper bedrooms enjoying wonderful elevated garden views and glimpses across adjacent distant homes to the horizon which features the partial outline of the Isle of Arran (on clear days).
Both gas central heating & double glazing are featured. EPC – E. The good sized gardens to the front & rear are a valued additional feature of the property, well established providing privacy and welcome outdoor space in which to relax on the best of days – the front garden a picturesque foreground to the property whilst the rear combining an inviting patio area and natural lawn. There are 3 gated pedestrian entrances, 1 to the front & 2 to the side, a gated private driveway to the rear provides off-street parking whilst also leading to a detached garage with remote controlled door.
Prestwick is very popular with its thriving town centre and coastal location. With Glasgow approx’ 30 miles away Prestwick properties are particularly popular with Glasgow based buyers relocating (knowing the value of these style of homes in Glasgow!) …those commuting to Glasgow either by car (the A77 easily accessible from Prestwick) or by the popular train/bus service from Prestwick to Glasgow …and of course local buyers seeking a larger family proportioned home within easy walking distance of the seafront.
Graeme Lumsden, Director/Valuer of BLACK HAY ESTATE AGENTS comments…
“With 35 Years in the property industry I have never tired of valuing/marketing & selling homes. Every home is special in its own way to its owners …occasionally a particular home tugs at my own property heart making me wonder what it would be like to own/live in that particular home.
At the end of my visit, after gathering all the marketing information/photos etc… I closed the door of No 6 Mansewell Road, walked down the path, turned & paused …and thought, the new owner will indeed be blessed to own this very special home – one which features a wonderful staircase at its heart …circa 50 years of footsteps of its current owners up n’ down …and who knows how many years that staircase will enjoy the footsteps of its new owners.
We are merely custodians of the home that we own …however with special homes, you are lucky to form part of its history.”
To view, please telephone BLACK HAY ESTATE AGENTS direct 01292 283606 - blackhay.co.uk The Home Report is available to view here exclusively on our blackhay.co.uk website. If you wish to discuss your interest in this particular property - please get in touch with our Estate Agency Director/Valuer Graeme Lumsden direct 01292 283606 - blackhay.co.uk
March 20, 2020 12:08 pm
*NEW to Market - Available to View Now*
You can View the Property Movie/Virtual Tour ....here on our blackhay.co.uk website (simply click on the appropriate "Tab" below the photos to open). Our website displays an extended array of photographs. The floorplan is also available on our website. The Home Report will be available from Monday 23 March 2020. A Full Colour Digital PDF Brochure should be available Online by Wednesday 25 March 2020 - noting this will contain all the information/photos etc, already available here).
The sale of this particular property is being handled by Graeme Lumsden (our Estate Agency Director/Valuer). To arrange a Private Viewing Appointment, discuss your interest in this particular property or request a copy of the Home Report, please call BLACK HAY Estate Agents on 01292 283606 (over this weekend you can call Graeme direct on 07870 255797).
ARDMORE, Prestwick. What a wonderful opportunity! …a chance to own a substantial Traditional Sandstone Semi Detached Villa enjoying a highly sought after “near seafront” location on Marina Road, literally moments walk from Prestwick’s sweeping promenade/seafront. Rarely available of this proportion, Ardmore features 7 Main Apartments over 2 levels, ideally suited to the family buyer seeking a character home which can accommodate a growing family, equally suited to those wishing more space in which to relax/entertain with the well proportioned accommodation over 2 levels offering flexibility of use.
Ardmore is attractively set amidst private landscaped gardens on a favourable corner site which provides a highly sought after driveway/garage. The rear gardens are particularly private/enclosed and a safe haven for children’s play or adults relaxing on those sought after sunny days. The sweeping seafront being literally 1 minute’s walk encourages one to explore/enjoy the magical attraction of Prestwick’s beach/seafront. Partial seascape views can be enjoyed from the “master” bedroom, across adjacent residence, with glimpses of the Isle of Arran on the horizon.
In particular the accommodation comprises, on ground floor, most welcoming reception hall (useful downstairs wc off), formal bay windowed lounge (currently this has been willingly surrendered to the owner’s children as their very own playroom), separate family/tv room, dining room, dining or breakfasting kitchen. An attractive bannister staircase rises from the reception hall, passing the half-level landing which features the main bathroom & bedroom No 4. Moving on to the upper hallway, 3 bedrooms are featured including the “master” bedroom with its elevated bay window views & a very stylish en-suite shower room/wc.
Excellent attic storage is provided. Both gas central heating & double glazing are featured. EPC – Tbc. Private landscaped gardens are situated to the front & rear, whilst beyond the rear garden boundary there is a private driveway leading to a detached garage which offers much valued off-street/secure parking. On-street parking is also available. Prestwick is very popular with its thriving town centre and coastline location, with Glasgow approx’ 30 miles away, hence Prestwick properties are popular with those commuting to Glasgow either by car (the A77 easily accessible from Prestwick) or by the popular train/bus service from Prestwick to Glasgow.
Graeme Lumsden, Director/Valuer of BLACK HAY Estate Agents comments…
“ With over 33 years working in the property industry, that iconic phrase location, location & location ....is still what property professionals recall when describing one of the key factors about property ….location, location, location! Ardmore has the magic location factor, plus… substantial accommodation, private parking, enjoys a near seafront position, retains character/charm, is positioned in Prestwick - a sought after/thriving coastline town ….If you are reading this and want to buy/live in Prestwick, you probably already appreciate everything No 51 Marina Road has to offer...... In short, this is a wonderful opportunity! ....I need say no more. ”
To arrange a Private Viewing please contact BLACK HAY Estate Agents on 01292 283606 (for the 1st weekend you can also call 07870 255797). (In light of the current Covid19 situation we respectfully ask those clients wishing to view to please adhere to any safety/sanitizing requests – your safety, our clients & our own safety is important, as is the wider community. Thank you.)
May 26, 2021 8:50 am
A rare opportunity to acquire a highly desirable Traditional Red Sandstone fronted Mid Terrace Villa within favoured Newlands residential locale. Of particular interest to the family buyer however of broad appeal, featuring 5 Main Apartments over 2 levels.
The property is competitively priced to allow scope for the successful purchaser to re-style to their own taste/budget. Comprising on ground floor, reception hall, spacious bay windowed lounge, separate semi-open plan dining/family room with kitchen adjacent (door to rear garden from here). A staircase from the reception hall leads to the upper hallway off which 3 bedrooms are located, the “master” bedroom (No1 ) – bay windowed to the front, whilst bedroom Nos 2 & 3 are situated to the front & rear respectively. The bathroom is off the upper hallway.
An undeveloped attic currently offers excellent storage with potential for further development perhaps, subject to required planning permission etc. Both gas central heating & double glazing are featured. EPC - D. Private gardens are provided to the front and rear. A much valued single garage is located to the rear. On-street parking is usually available.
Beaufort Avenue is set within highly respected Newlands on the South Side of Glasgow, very convenient for access to wide ranging shopping/amenities/restaurants/bars etc within Shawlands, Giffnock, Newton Mearns, and of course Glasgow City Centre via regular bus/train services whilst main routes by car are easily accessible including M77/M8/A77.
In our view… No 5 Beaufort Avenue has been a much loved & comfortable home for its current family owners …now presenting an opportunity for its New Owners to enjoy a Character Home set within Newlands, a convenient and undoubtedly sought after locale.
To view, please telephone BLACK HAY ESTATE AGENTS direct on 01292 283606. The Home Report is available to view here exclusively on our blackhay.co.uk website. If you wish to discuss your interest in this particular property - please get in touch with our Estate Agency Director/Valuer Graeme Lumsden (one of Scotland’s most experienced estate agents with 35 years in the property industry) …on 01292 283606.
April 12, 2019 9:17 am
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Rarely available within desirable edge of Town Centre locale, "ARCH COTTAGE" .... a Charming Detached Chalet Style Bungalow nestling in Bellevue Lane (just off Bellevue Crescent), enjoying the much valued benefit of its own private gated driveway for convenient parking & a detached garage.
ARCH COTTAGE has been a happy home for its present owners over a number of years with its convenient/flexible 6 Main Apartment Accommodation featured over 2 levels, currently comprising 3 public rooms on the ground floor with 3 bedrooms on the upper floor. In addition a good sized breakfasting kitchen with separate/useful utility room (wc off) is located to the rear of the ground floor, whilst the main bathroom and an en-suite (off the "master" bedroom - No 1) are situated on the upper level.
Externally an easily maintained/neatly presented garden/amenity area is featured with a very private enclosed lawned garden being most inviting, whilst monobloc/paving form the remaining area. A sheltered patio area is accessed just off the family room.
The "Bellevue" area is well established with a fine array/mix of traditional period homes whilst ARCH COTTAGE blends in well with its "Cottage" (albeit modern) style.
In our opinion this is indeed the classic "rare opportunity" to acquire a very desirable Detached 6 Apartment Home in an undoubtedly favoured/convenient locale. It benefits from its easily missed position nestling in Bellevue Lane and its modern build brings an easier level of maintenance and more time to enjoy its Cottage Style character. The Home Report is positive with a mortgage value in excess of the asking price.
Viewing available strictly by private appointment only - To View, please telephone BLACK HAY Estate Agents on 01292 283606 (outwith Office Hours, our Call Centre is available 7 Days a week on 0131 513 9477). The Home Report is available to view here on our own website - please simply click-on the tab/link on this feature property page and the pdf Home Report document for ARCH COTTAGE will open for you to view or print.
February 29, 2020 9:53 am
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 17 JANUARY 2020 at 12 NOON * NEW to Market * To arrange a Viewing Appointment please telephone BLACK HAY Estate Agents direct on 01292 283606. Outwith normal working hours our Call Centre (7 Day a Week - 8.30am to 11pm) is available on 0131 513 9477.
A superb Detached Family Home, situated within favoured Alloway residential locale, set amidst landscaped private gardens. This most appealing home has been re-styled/professionally extended by its present owners at considerable expense, now featuring 6/7 Main Apartments over 2 levels, ideally suited for family use. Undoubtedly the heart of this contemporary home is the fabulous double height family/living/dining room - open plan style with extensive feature double glazing connecting with the picturesque garden whilst the bi-fold doors open onto the decking/garden.
In particular the well proportioned accommodation comprises, welcoming reception hall, most appealing lounge, 2 bedrooms (Nos 1 & 2), a very stylish bathroom (shower rather than bath) which serves the "downstairs" bedrooms, whilst twin doors from the lounge open to reveal the fabulous extension, open plan style to encourage family use with a well equipped modern kitchen/breakfasting area to the side, beyond the double height main area serves as a most inviting living/family/dining area. On the upper level, 2 very spacious bedrooms together with a very stylish main bathroom. Gas central heating & double glazing are featured. A private stone-chipped driveway provides off-street parking whilst on-street parking is also available. An attached single garage provides secure parking/storage. The gardens are well screened/mature and feature a variety of plants/shrubs/trees etc.
The location is highly regarded, very convenient for favoured local schools whilst easy access is available to local amenities including historic Robert Burns Visitor Attractions. Access to the nearby countryside or coastline is a short journey away whilst the A77 is a short distance away, providing main links north & south. Public transport is also available.
In our view, this superb home will appeal to clients seeking an established home rather than being located on a tightly packed/new homes development. Of undoubted appeal is the fabulous contemporary extension which provides a real family heart to this particular home, together with the benefit that one can move in and enjoy a contemporary family lifestyle from Day 1, rather than having to make plans/finance and endure the build of a large extension.
To arrange a Viewing Appointment please telephone BLACK HAY Estate Agents direct on 01292 283606. Outwith normal working hours our Call Centre (7 Day a Week - 8.30am to 11pm) is available on 0131 513 9477. The Home Report for this particular property can be viewed here on our website. The sale of this particular property is being handled by Graeme Lumsden (our Estate Agency Director/Valuer). To discuss your interest in this particular property further, please speak directly with Graeme on 01292 283606.
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September 27, 2019 3:20 pm
Warrender – An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a substantial Traditional Sandstone Semi Detached Villa enjoying favoured near Town Centre location. Set amidst mature gardens, of larger size to rear, with added benefit of private driveway & garage.
This splendid Character Home retains many period features which further enhance its considerable appeal whilst the 7/8 Main Apartment accommodation is particularly well proportioned, ideally suited for family use.
In particular, the accommodation comprises on ground floor – welcoming reception hall with imposing staircase ahead leading to upper apartments, impressive bay windowed formal lounge, family/living room to rear, separate dining room, kitchen, study & wc, whilst on upper level, 4 spacious bedrooms and the family bathroom.
Excellent attic storage is available. Both gas central heating & double glazing are featured. EPC – E. Attractive private mature gardens are situated to the front & rear. Attached outbuildings including an external store form part of the single storey rear kitchen/study annexe, these perhaps offer further development potential, subject to acquiring planning permission etc. A private driveway provides off-street parking whilst also leading to a detached garage. On-street parking is also available.
In our view… a superb opportunity to acquire a most Desirable Traditional Family Home which offers the successful buyer the opportunity to re-style to their own budget/specification.
To arrange a Viewing Appointment please telephone BLACK HAY Estate Agents direct on 01292 283606. Outwith normal working hours (weekdays 9am to 5pm) our 7 Day a week Call Centre (8.30am to 11pm) can be contacted for viewing on 0131 513 9477
The Home Report together with an expanded array of Photographs, & Floorplan for this particular property can be viewed here on our blackhay website.
The sale of this particular property is being handled by our Estate Agency Director/Valuer - Graeme Lumsden
July 22, 2021 12:22 pm
No 7 Weir Avenue, Prestwick – A rare opportunity to acquire a highly desirable Traditional Detached Bungalow with pleasing brick-faced external finish, internally presented to an exceptional standard. This hugely appealing home is a credit to its owners, having been carefully maintained/upgraded whilst the triple rear windowed extension to form the larger breakfasting kitchen further enhances its considerable appeal. The accommodation is formed over 2 levels, comprising 6 Main Apartments which offer flexibility of use, as required. Set amidst neatly presented & colourful (when in season) landscaped gardens with a valued private gated driveway and detached one & a half size garage.
Prestwick remains Ayrshire’s “property hotspot”, with it’s well established mixed main street shopping/restaurants/amenities, whilst the sweeping promenade/seafront is within walking distance or a short cycle/car journey. Homes of this style remain rare to the market and although of broad appeal are valued by family buyers, retired/semi clients and particularly so by Glasgow based buyers & those relocating from South of the Border, seeking a change of lifestyle from city to seaside, and a better work/life balance.
Internal viewing reveals a welcoming reception hall which leads onto the remaining apartments which comprise, bay windowed lounge, separate dining/family room, very stylish & bright breakfasting kitchen - well appointed with integrated appliances, 2 bedrooms on the ground floor together with the bathroom. A cleverly concealed broader staircase is accessed from the dining room, this leading to the upper hallway off which a further 2 bedrooms (1 double & 1 boxroom-style single) together with a useful upper shower room/wc.
The specification includes both gas central heating and double glazing. Attic storage is available. EPC – D. Neatly presented private gardens are featured to the front and rear, reflecting the owners keen interest in same, the rear with patio to welcome those wishing to enjoy relaxing outdoors. The stone chipped gated driveway provides private parking for several vehicles whilst also leading to a detached one & a half size garage which offers secure parking/storage.
Graeme Lumsden, Director/Valuer of BLACK HAY Estate Agents comments…
“ With 35 years working in the property industry across Scotland, that iconic phrase location, location & location remains one of the key factors about a particular property’s desirability. In addition, post-lockdown has delivered a much increased flow of buyers who yearn for a more relaxed style of living, particularly moving from bustling city life to a coastal location that offers relaxing seafront/beach walks, encouraging one to enjoy the outdoor life.
In my view this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a Charming Character Home which will tick so many of the “Wish List” boxes for buyers hoping to secure their next home in the thriving coastal town of Prestwick. “
To view, please telephone BLACK HAY ESTATE AGENTS direct on 01292 283606. The Home Report is available to view here exclusively on our blackhay.co.uk website - Mortgage Valuation figure of £315,000. If you wish to discuss your interest in this particular property - please get in touch with our Estate Agency Director/Valuer Graeme Lumsden on 01292 283606.
September 2, 2021 12:08 pm
** NEW to Market - Available to View Now **
A rare opportunity to acquire a favoured 1st Floor Luxury Style Modern Flat within Fairfield Park, a particularly desirable residential development notable for its picturesque setting amidst landscaped gardens & its sought after “near seafront” location. Of broad appeal, in particular with those seeking to “downsize”, retired/semi-retired clients, also attracting the “professional” seeking an easily maintained home or those seeking a holiday style “bolt-hole” which they can lock & leave. The development is professionally managed with the appointed factors ensuring consistent presentation/maintenance which is clearly evident as one enters the grounds of Fairfield Park.
Entry is via a communal main door security entrance which leads onto a welcoming & notably more spacious (than typical new-build developments today) residents reception hall with either stair or elevator access to the equally spacious 1st floor communal hallway, off which No 59 is accessed. Internal viewing reveals a pleasingly spacious home with the larger windows attracting both natural light & attractive views, In particular a lengthy reception hall (with good storage off & a useful additional wc) provides access onto the remaining apartments, comprising, most appealing lounge with dual aspects & a private sheltered balcony which invites one to step outdoors & relax, enjoying the attractive views across the gardens to adjacent distant properties and sea views on the horizon, a very stylish re-fitted kitchen with an extensive array of cream/gloss finish cabinets complemented by integrated appliances, a separate formal dining room which if required can easily be a 3rd bedroom, two further spacious double bedrooms are featured with fitted wardrobe storage whilst a stylish modern bathroom features white 2 piece fitments within vanity storage together with a large walk-in shower cubicle.
The specification includes both electric heating & double glazing. EPC – D. As mentioned, the development is professionally managed with appointed factors, costs shared communally between the development owners (full details available upon request). A private single garage located adjacent is included with the sale whilst resident/visitor parking facilities are incorporated within the landscaped development.
Ayr is located on the South West Coast of Scotland, its coastline location proves popular with locals & visitors alike. A wide array of local amenities are accessible whilst the A77/A79 provides links north or south. Public transport including a regular train service from Ayr is available whilst Prestwick Airport is within easy travelling distance. Ayrshire is famed for its Golf Courses, historical connection with “the Poet” Robert Burns and many worthy historical attractions.
Graeme Lumsden, Director/Valuer of BLACK HAY Estate Agents comments…
“ Notwithstanding my 35 Years in the Property Industry and the thousands of properties sold on behalf of my clients ...I have also been fortunate to own/live in quite an array of different properties/locations over the years however Fairfield Park reminds me of Luxury Style Flats in Glasgow where I happily lived for a number of years.
The external space of this development one would rarely witness today on similar New-Build Flats as the developers/builders simply cannot resist the lure of profit/more properties versus the unseen value that comes with living amidst a development that actually breathes because of the space in which it is set. Add to that a lift & the delightful near-seafront location (neither of which I had in Glasgow) that encourages one to embrace promenade walks on the best of days or wrap up for those bracing autumn/winter walks where one leans into the wind & rain yet enjoys the exhilaration that only a wild sea can deliver.
Interestingly I sold my South Facing Balcony Flat in Glasgow and moved across to a different building where there was less direct sun - I got fed up closing my curtains/blinds on the sunniest of days. Oddly it may seem, I enjoyed more time on my balcony than those owners who thought they would bask in their south facing balcony sunshine yet had to retreat indoors.
In my view, No 59 Fairfield Park is an inviting flat ready to embrace its new owners and offer them the many benefits & welcome convenience that flat living provides …and when they want to do something else, simply lock up & leave …that’s the magic of flat living! ”