Blanefield House is an elegant Category B-listed mansion in Ayrshire built between 1913 and 1915 in the Arts & Crafts style. On the ground floor level are the great hallway and six well-sized reception rooms which comprise the beautiful L-shaped drawing room, the formal dining room, the sitting room, library, study and smoking room/gun room and a very large kitchen with a breakfast room off. Upstairs there are six beautiful bedroom suites on the first floor and two further bedrooms on the second floor.

Outside the Coachman’s cottage incorporates three apartments in a detached cottage and four apartments in two semi-detached cottages. The policies extend to around 52 acres and include landscaped gardens, woodland and grazing.

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Blanefield House is located in a stunning secluded position in south Ayrshire near the idyllic village of Kirkoswald, which is in the heart of Burns country, and is home to the restored Soutar Johhnie’s Cottage, which is now in the care of the National Trust of Scotland. The Turnberry Hotel and Golf Course is just four miles; Ayr is 11 miles and Glasgow is 48 miles.

The guide price is £1.75m. For further information please contact Savills on 0141 222 5875 or visit www.savills.co.uk.

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