A stunningly transformed nearly 200-year-old church

A stunningly transformed nearly 200-year-old church

THIS WEEK’s Ayrshire Property of the Week takes us to a merely beautiful and significantly distinctive residence on the North Ayrshire coast in Fairlie.

Initially constructed within the 1840s, with an extension and additions to the unique constructing in 1877 (together with the bell donated and inscribed by Hugh Tennant, proprietor of Tennants Brewery) 80 Important Street, previously St Margaret’s Free Church of Scotland constructed within the Gothic model is now a merely beautiful property which has undergone a complete however sympathetic transformation over three most important ranges

Lodging consists of an indoor heated swimming pool, a wonderful most important front room with unique vaulted ceiling and wood beams, and a main bedroom with viewing gallery.

No expense has been spared with top quality fixtures and fittings to create a novel household residence with a versatile inner structure. The property is positioned lower than 200 meters from the seafront with its many coastal walks and, for commuters, Fairlie mainline station with a direct service to Glasgow is well accessible.

In additional element the property is entered by the arched most important door the place a central gabled porch offers entry to a reception corridor opening to a floor ground double bed room with entry to the inner stone spiral staircase to origin resulting in the primary ground.

The reception corridor results in a powerful 8m x 4m indoor heated swimming pool, with health club and lounge space, and a 4m excessive acoustic ceiling.

The doorways to the swimming pool and the reception corridor open onto a cloakroom/toilet/steam room; together with a WC cubicle, modern composite tub, vainness and rain bathe with mosaic seating and “Steamist” residence spa/aromatherapy/steam system.

To the rear of the pool is a storage cabinet and an entry door to the rear hallway, previously incorporating the vestry. The corridor to the rear of this opens right into a research/workplace and a top quality kitchen diner fitted with a spread of wall and base items with Vary model cooker, built-in dishwasher, microwave and low maker. The American model fridge freezer may be included within the sale.

To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room with entry to a WC/cloakroom. The utility room additionally has entry to the home’s boiler room which, alongside the two boilers, homes the Heatstar pool air-con system and, by a hatch within the basement, the pool pump and pool filtration tools. the water.

Along with the unique spiral staircase to the entrance of the property, a bespoke strong oak ‘floating’ staircase leads, previous an uncovered sandstone wall, from the rear hallway to the primary ground and past to on the high stage.

From the primary ground touchdown and thru a set of double fireplace doorways, a large hallway with recessed structural glass ground panels overlooking the swimming pool, arrives on the breathtaking most important dwelling space with a 7 m excessive and restored open wood roof trusses.

This bed room has a big arched stained glass window and is additional lit by ceiling lights and round home windows providing westward views over the Firth of Clyde, Cumbrae and Arran.

The lounge and central hallway have ‘Junkers’ oak flooring and bespoke oak skirting boards, walnut wall panels with hid storage cabinets and a freestanding function wall, housing a built-in bioethanol fire.

A visitor rest room and two spacious residences are accessible from the central hallway. To the rear is a big bed room with views of the sloping woods behind the property and an en-suite bathe room.

The room throughout the corridor is presently used as a soundproof TV/cinema room with a inbuilt bar, however may be used as a 4th bed room if required. There may be underfloor heating all through this stage.

Persevering with up the oak staircase, previous a powerful round modern stained glass window and thru an oak glazed firewall, one reaches the master bedroom on the higher stage.

The master suite has unique uncovered framing, hardwood “Junkers” flooring (salvaged from the unique church), spacious walk-in closet and full toilet with rain bathe.

Pure gentle is supplied by six giant roof lights, in addition to views over the river and to the rear of the property. Once more there’s underfloor heating on this stage.

Lastly, the bed room’s twin doorways open onto a raised gallery with a reclaimed pine and glass balustrade, providing elevated views of the lounge, ceiling trusses and most important stained glass window, which completes the lodging on provide. .

The property is obtainable with Corum Property for gives above £650,000.

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