Presenting a truly unique opportunity, Cnocanreoch Farm consists of a former farmhouse and byre, with the former offering a three-bedroom residence with spectacular views encompassing the Ayrshire coast, Ailsa Craig, and Northern Ireland, whilst the latter comes with planning permission already granted to convert into a residential dwelling. The converted house could be lived in by the buyer, sold, or utilised as a holiday/Airbnb rental. The entire plot extends to approximately one acre, including the farmhouse’s formal garden and extensive parking, and lies within strolling distance of Kilmory beach, which many consider to be the finest beach on the island.
Entrance and living room – Relaxing reception room
You are welcomed into the farmhouse via a hallway, offering space for coat and shoe storage alongside items of furniture, if desired, and leading into the living room. Offering a cosy space in which to relax, the living room enjoys sunny natural light through dual-aspect windows which also frame wonderful views, and floorspace is provided for lounge furniture and a seated dining area, if desired. The room’s open fire creates a warming focal point around which furniture can be arranged.
Dining kitchen – Cooking space with room for dining
The double-aspect kitchen also enjoys lots of natural light and lovely views, whilst space is provided for a dining area. It is fitted with modern white wall and base cabinets, spacious worktops, and integrated appliances comprising an oven, hob, and extractor hood, and provision is made for freestanding and undercounter appliances.
Bedrooms and bathrooms – Tranquil sleeping areas and two washrooms
The three bedrooms are found on the first floor, taking advantage of the home’s views from their elevated position. All three bedrooms offer plenty of space for furniture, and the smallest could alternatively be utilised as a home office/study, if desired. The washrooms are both located on the ground floor and comprise a bathroom and a shower room, with the former featuring a bath and a WC-suite, and the latter including a shower cubicle, a pedestal basin, a WC, and a chrome towel radiator.
The farmhouse is kept warm by an electric heating system and the windows are a combination of UPVC double glazing and timber Velux skylights
Play room & barn – Excellent development potential
The farmhouse has an exceptionally spacious play room and a barn (with a large store) attached, offering excellent potential for development (STPP), with potential to extend the current accommodation significantly and create a stunning, spacious home.
Externals & parking – Lovely formal garden and excellent parking
The house is accompanied by a lovely formal garden, featuring a spacious, well-maintained lawn with a leafy border of shrubs and colourful plants. The property also comes with extensive private parking.
The planning notice and proposed drawings for The Byre, which are available on request, show plans (which have already been approved) for a two-storey property, with the ground-floor featuring a fantastic open-plan kitchen, dining, and living room, with a large adjoining utility/boot room, a home office, an en-suite bedroom, and a second accessible shower room. The first-floor plan includes two further bedrooms (one with a large dressing room) and a versatile play room/home office/gym/hobby room with endless possibilities. The Byre’s plans also include a detached garage.
From Kildonan. Stay on the main road until you pass the old Creamery buildings. Take the next track on the left-hand side. This leads eventually to the Shore. You continue down this track for a few hundred yards and after passing a residential caravan you reach the farm road to Cnocanreoch on your left-hand side. The farm’s name is visible as you turn in.
Kilmory is situated at the south end of the Isle of Arran, with open views over the Firth of Clyde to the Ayrshire coast, Ailsa Craig, the Kintyre peninsula and, on a clear day, Northern Ireland. It contains the charming hamlet of Lagg, nestling in a hollow on the banks of Kilmory Water, with the picturesque 18th century Lagg Hotel. Kilmory has its own primary school, village hall, church and a regular bus service (in both directions) connects the village with the larger villages of Brodick, Lamlash, Whiting Bay and Blackwaterfoot. Worthy of mention is the walk from the village hall, through the bluebell woods via the 5000 year old Torrlinn cairn, to Kilmory beach. Thought by many to be the finest beach on Arran ! This two-mile stretch of unspoilt sand and rock pools is a spectacular spot – with views to the Mull of Kintyre, Ailsa Craig and the Irish coast beyond. For wildlife enthusiasts, there is plenty to enjoy; sea life, rare wild birds and animals.