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Idyllic beachfront boathouse in Scotland

Built in the 1870s as a lifeguard station by the Marquis of Ailsa on the perimeter of the beach, The Boathouse has since been modernised and extended to provide a unique four bedroom dwelling.

Traditional coastal features remain, including large wooden shutters at the front and restored feature stone walls. Accommodation is over two floors and includes a magnificent drawing room with oak floors and a wood-burning stove and French doors leading to a great piece of decking overlooking the beach with amazing sea views. Downstairs a large en-suite bedroom also leads out to the terrace.

In total the property offers: Entrance hall, open plan dining/kitchen area, drawing room, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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The Boathouse offers direct access to the beach and panoramic views out across the Irish Sea. It’s also just a short distance from Ayr, Stranraer and Glasgow. Culzean Castle is close by and the village of Maidens provides local amenities.

The guide price is £395,000. For further information please contact CKD Galbraith on 01292 292319 or visit

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