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15 bedroom detached house for sale

Bargany House, Bargany, Girvan, Ayrshire, KA26

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Spectacular Category A Listed Mansion
  • One of the finest residential positions in the West of Scotland
  • Spacious and elegant reception rooms
  • Refurbished to an exceptional standard
  • Large but easily manageable family home
  • Fully renovated annexe in the south wing with separate entrance
  • Private location with unspoilt and protected views
  • EPC Rating = G

Property description

Spectacular 'A' Listed mansion house in glorious setting.

Location

Bargany House occupies one of the finest residential positions in the west of Scotland and offers excellent privacy. The house is located down a long picturesque driveway within an ancient private and rural estate. It occupies an elevated position with glorious views over fine, mature parkland and overlooking the meandering Girvan Water and the Listed Grade B 18th century Duke's Bridge. While the house benefits from the amenity of being set within a private estate it has a readily manageable and flexible 8 acres of gardens and grounds.

The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of sporting activities including salmon and trout fishing on the Girvan Water, shooting, riding and walking. Ayrshire is also famous for its links golf courses with Turnberry, Royal Troon and Prestwick all nearby. There are also countless other golf courses in the region.

The luxury Turnberry resort is within 7 miles of Bargany offers award winning accommodation, restaurants, spa / leisure facilities and the Ailsa Golf Course is rated among the world's best.

The Ayrshire coastline is spectacular with the island of Ailsa Craig a famous landmark. There are yachting marinas at Girvan, Troon and Inverkip. Girvan is the nearest small town and provides amenities for everyday requirements, including a hospital.

Ayr offers a more extensive range of amenities. The railway service from Ayr provides services to Glasgow and the south. The M77 gives access to Glasgow city centre as well as Glasgow Airport.

Description

History
Bargany is a familiar name in the history of southwest Scotland. The Kennedys of Bargany lived here in Bargany Keep from 1455 to 1631, when the stones from the Keep were used to build Bargany House in 1681. Alterations and additions to the house were carried out in the 19th century by the Earl of Stair. It is a Grade A listed building and retains much of the impressive original pre-Adam plasterwork and carvings. The house fell into disrepair in the 1970s and was completely refurbished in the 1980s. Within the last 10 years, the property has undergone further detailed and careful renovations, restoring the original features while blending new contemporary finishes.

Description
Bargany House is one of the finest Category A Listed mansions. It is the first unfortified mansion house in Scotland, built in the late 17th century. It comprises a a four storey building, with crow stepped end gables.   Magnificent reception rooms are spacious and elegant. The standard of plasterwork and panelling is of the highest quality and the decoration throughout is outstanding.

Though sizeable and historic, the house has been refurbished to an exceptional standard and has since developed into a large but easily manageable family home. Large windows throughout the house ensure that it feels light and airy. For a house of this age there is a large and impressive modern kitchen divided into a cooking area and a bright living room with views down the drive and over the park. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen.

Over the ground floor, there is a study, cinema, games room, billiard room and gymnasium. The extensive cellarage is situated below. There are also various domestic rooms. The principal bedroom suite is very generous and seven of the other bedrooms have en suite bathrooms.

Within Bargany there is a fully renovated annexe in the south wing with both separate entrance and integral access.

The surrounding grounds of around 7 acres consist of formal gardens, lawn and woodland with the house being situated at the centre of the property in the heart of the Bargany Estate. The valley of the Girvan Water is one of the most beautiful in southwest Scotland and the river runs by the north of the house.

It is surrounded by 1200 acres of pasture, woodland and gardens. The views are spectacular and unrivalled over the Bargany Estate parkland and the Girvan Water below.
The house is accessed down a 3/4 mile drive from the road, through impressive gate piers, passing beautiful woodland, rhododendrons and an ornamental lake.

This remarkable, unspoilt and protected view is why generations of owners have continued to invest in, love and enjoy the house.

Square Footage: 18705 sq ft




Acreage: 7 Acres

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