Blanefield House LOCATION: NR TURNBERRY

Blanefield House is a fine residential estate located approximately 3 miles from Turnberry hotel and championship golf course recognised as one of the finest links courses in the world.

PRICE FROM: POA

  • sleeps: 12
  • beds: 6
  • pets: No
PROPERTY SUMMARY
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Available on full or self-catered use basis
Privacy Assured
Located 3 miles from Turnberry Golf Course
40 minutes from Glasgow & Prestwick Int Airports
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SUMMARY

Blanefield House is an elegant Category B Listed mansion built by James Miller between 1913 and 1915. Situated in approximately 52 acres to include landscaped gardens, woodland and grazing.

Available on an exclusive use basis either with a full or self catered arrangement, the house makes a perfect venue for friends and family get-togethers, golfing vacations, reunions and celebrations or for corporate team building.

With privacy being paramount, the property is fronted by gates, a tree lined gravel driveway lite by lamps then sweeps through parkland to the gravel turning circle at the main entrance door.

This luxury home-from-home just oozes style and is perfect for families and friends who want to enjoy a slice of laid-back living, sumptuous furnishings throughout it exudes a homely yet warm and welcoming ambiance.

ACCOMMODATION

The first floor accommodation comprises of six beautiful bedroom suites with bathrooms and dressing room .

The kitchen/breakfast rooms are homely and comfortable with views overlooking the gardens and rear terrace. Island unit with hardwood worktops and built-in hob. At the focal point of the kitchen is a four oven Aga with tiled surround. Double drainer sink unit and built in appliances including Neff oven and microwave. Breakfast room to the rear of the kitchen has a large traditional table and chairs. It provides all the professional equipment, crockery and every appliance required for entertaining.

For those who need to stay in touch with business there is a designated study.

A delightful drawing room with fine open fireplace as the focal point to enjoy cosy nights in and for those musical a grand piano to tingle away a tune or two. With ornate original cornicing and polished hardwood flooring this is a bright airy room with a window seat incorporating French door leading to the terrace with vistas over the gardens.

The dining room is opulent and splendid for those special entertaining occassions or perhaps to hold a corporate meeting which needs to escape the office enviroment to discuss matters in peace and quiet away from endless phones and interruptions.

An oasis of calm is the wood panelled sitting room ideal to sit and emerse yourself in a good book.

A great hideaway for the men will be the so called smoking room (although smoking is not permitted in any part of the house) it is a quiet den to perhaps chat over the days round of golf with a glass or two of whiskey whilst the open fire crackles in the grate.

Together with the great hall, library, laundry room, cloakrooms and many storage rooms you will be spoilt for choice but never short on space.

ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES

The Ayrshire coast is famous worldwide for golf with championship courses at Turnberry and it's hotel which was built by James Miller and opened in 1906 as the world's first golf resort and established itself as one of the world's premier destinations for golf playing host to the British Open in 2009, Royal Troon will host the British Open 2016 whilst Prestwick Old course was the original home of the British Open in 1860.

There is also excellent sailing with yachting marinas at Troon and further up the coast at Largs and Inverkip which offer the opportunity of sailing in the Firth of Clyde.

South Ayrshire is also noted for its field sports including pheasant, partridge, game and grouse moor shooting. First class shooting on nearby estates together with salmon fishing can be arranged in advance of the seasons.

Blanefield House is close to the heart of Burns' country with the most tangible reminder of Burns in the nearby village of Kirkoswald. Soutar Johnnie's Cottage has been restored and is now in the care of the National Trust of Scotland. This picturesque village dates back to 1244 and was built by monks who, at the same time, founded Crossraguel Abbey, 2 miles to the north east.

Prestwick Airport is just to the north of Ayr and has services to London Stansted and many European destinations whilst Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports provide a wider range of domestic, European and international flights. From Ayr the A77 provides a dual carriageway link to Glasgow with the M77 giving direct access to the city centre and the airport.

Take the A77 south from Ayr through Maybole and on towards Turnberry. The white entrance gates to the drive are on the left, about 6km (4 miles) south of Maybole and 3km (1.5 miles) after passing the ruins of Crossraguel Abbey on the left. At the top of the outer drive, turn left onto a small public road. The main gates are about 150 yards on the right.

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