5 Howard St, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BP
Choice Properties are delighted to bring to the market this rarely available Victorian, blonde sandstone 7 bedroom home. Set off a tree lined street in a most sought after area just off the Dundonald Road this wonderful family home is a fine example of a well maintained property that has retained many period features and is in excellent condition throughout.
This fantastic property offers an abundance of accommodation comprising of a formal lounge, family room/dining room, library, pantry room, wet room, laundry room, cloak room, wc room, 2 x recently re fitted shower rooms, 7 large double bedrooms and a cellar.
One of the many features of this property is the magnificent rear gardens. The rear garden has a very large manicured lawn with an abundance of trees, plants and shrubs.
There is also a large triple sized integrated garage and off street parking for several cars.
THIS IS A WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME WITH MANY PERIOD FEATURES THROUGHOUT THAT IS RARELY BROUGHT TO THE MARKET. EARLY VIEWING IS MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED SO AS NOT TO DISAPPOINT
7`1` x 2`10` (2.13m x 0.85m) approx
The property is accessed from the front of the house via a double set of solid wood storm doors.
There is the original ornate ceiling cornice, a ceiling light and the flooring is tiled.
The porch gives access to the reception hallway.
28`10` x 12`8` (8.79m x 3.85m) approx.
Accessed from the porch via a wood and glazed door with a glazed top panel is this good sized, bright and welcoming reception hallway.
The hallway has many original features including 2 x Victorian cast iron radiator, the original ornate ceiling cornice and ceiling rose, and the original large skirting’s and facings that are prevalent in an older style property.
There is a good sized storage cupboard that is shelved and has a hanging rail, ample power points, a central ceiling light, the alarm control panel and the flooring is carpet.
The reception hallway gives access to the formal lounge, family / dining room, library, cloakroom, and the small hallwaythat leads to the pantry and kitchen and also access to the stairway to the upper levels.
23`4` x 15`7` (7.10m x 4.73m) approx
This fantastic sized front facing room is accessed from the reception hallway via the original solid wood door.
The deep bay window has the original Wainscoting surround with the sash and case windows that lets in plenty of natural light.
A feature fireplace has a gas insert fire that we believe could be opened back into a fireplace.
There is the original feature ceiling cornice and ceiling rose. The large skirting’s and facings along with the tasteful decor finish off the ambience of this room.
There is quality fitted carpet, ample power points a ceiling light, 4 x wall lights and a cast Victorian style radiator.
FAMILY / DINING ROOM
16`1` x 14`2` (4.90m x 4.30m) approx
Accessed from the reception hallway via the original solid wood door is this good sized front facing family room that the current owners use as a formal dining room.
This room also has a front facing window with the wainscoting surround and the sash and case windows. There is also the original ornate ceiling coving, central ceiling rose and the large skirting’s and facings.
A marble fireplace has an inset fire, there is a deep set cupboard that offers good storage and is shelved.
There is a Victorian cast iron radiator, ample power points a BT point and the floor is laid with a quality carpet.
15`7` x 13`6` (4.74m x 4.12m) approx
Accessed from the reception hallway via the original solid wood door is the good sized rear facing library with a door that leads to the rear gardens.
This tranquil room has one wall that is fully fitted with a bespoke built unit that has book shelves and under storage units.
There is also a wood and marble fireplace with feature tiling and an inset gas fire.
This bright spacious room has ample power points a radiator, BT point, ceiling coving and ceiling rose, a TV point and the flooring is carpet.
5`1` x 4`10` (1.52m x 1.48m) approx
Accessed from the reception hallway is this small inner hallway. The inner hallway gives access to the pantry room and the dining kitchen.
10`10` x 5`1` (3.31m x 1.48m) approx
Accessed from the inner hallway is this good sized pantry room. There is an original sash and case window and a Belfast style sink.
This room is fitted out with shelving and storage units, there is a ceiling light and the flooring is wood effect laminate.
14`6` x 14`4` (4.42m x 4.37m) approx
Accessed from the inner hallway via a solid wood door is this good sized well fitted kitchen.
The side facing kitchen has a good range of base units with drawers, wall units and display units. There is a contrasting work surface with a tiled splash back and a 1½ bowl sink with mixer taps.
A dresser display unit has been made from the same style of units as the kitchen units and there is ample space for a dining table.
Additional extras include
INTEGRATED COOKER HOOD
There is a radiator, ample power points, ceiling coving and ceiling down lights.
The flooring to the kitchen has been laid with quality feature Amtico flooring.
The kitchen gives access to a small rear hallway that in turn gives access to the laundry room and the wet room.
4`9` x 4`4` (1.44m x 1.31m) approx
Accessed from the kitchen via a solid wood door is the small rear hallway. The rear hallway gives access to the laundry room and the wet room.
9`5` x 9`5` (2.87m x 2.87m) approx.
Accessed from the reception hallway via a solid wood door is this good sized wet room with a side facing window.
This comprises of a large shower area, wc and washbasin, ceiling down lights and an extractor fan.
12`5` x 9`9` (3.77m x 2.96m) approx
Accessed from the rear hallway is the laundry room. This room has a rear facing window that overlooks the wonderful gardens.
There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, space for a fridge freezer and there is a double Belfast style sink with hot and cold water to both.
There is a good range of wall and base units with a work surface.
A deep walk in storage cupboard houses the gas boiler and offers plenty of storage space.
There are ample power points, a ceiling light, radiator and loft access. The laundry room also gives access to the triple garage.
8`6` x 8`1` (2.60m x 2.46m) approx.
Accessed from the reception hallway via a solid door is the down stairs cloakroom.
This comprises of a washbasin with a door to the cellar and also a door that takes you to the rear gardens.
The floor is laid with wood effect laminate there are ceiling down lights, large skirting’s and a radiator.
This room also gives access to the wc room.
4`10` x 3`6` (1.47m x 1.06m) approx
Accessed from the cloak room is this separate room that houses the wc.
There is an opaque glazed side facing window, the floor is wood effect laminate and there is a ceiling down light.
1ST FLOOR HALLWAY
17`7` x 6`8` (5.35m x 2.03m) approx
Accessed from a feature staircase with a mahogany balustrade is the 1st floor upper hallway.
There is a large window with the wainscoting surround at mid level that lets in plenty of natural light.
The hallway has a large deep walk in storage cupboard that measures 7`7` x 3`3` (2.36m x 0.99m) approx. This cupboard is shelved to the rear and has a light. There is also a second good sized cupboard that has shelving and storage space.
The hallway has the original ceiling cornice, a ceiling light and ample power points.
The 1st floor hallway gives access to the master bedroom, bedroom 2, 3, 4 and the recently installed large shower room. The stairs to the 2nd floor are also from here.
23`1` x 15`8` (7m x 4.76m) approx
Accessed from the 1st floor hallway via a solid door is this exceptional sized front facing master bedroom.
There is a deep bay window that has the original wanes coating surround with the sash and case windows. This room also benefits from the original ceiling cornice, large skirting’s and facing’s.
A marble fireplace has been blocked off but it is understood that this could be re-instated.
There is a Victorian cast iron radiator, ample power points a central ceiling light, and the flooring is laid with a quality carpet.
This room has access to the dressing room.
7`1` x 6`3` (2.14m x 1.91m) approx
Access to the dressing room is from both the master bedroom and also bedroom 4 / sitting room. Both are via solid wood doors.
There is front facing window letting in light, and the rear wall is fully fitted with wall to floor wardrobes that offer shelving and hanging space.
This room has light and is floored with carpet.
SMALL INNER HALLWAY
6`7` x 3`11` (2.01m x 1.20m) approx
Access to the small inner hallway is via a solid wood door from the 1st floor hallway. This hallway gives access to bedroom 2. There is a ceiling light and the flooring is carpet.
13`11` x 8`4` (4.24m x 2.54m) approx
Accessed from the inner hallway via a solid door is another good sized rear facing double bedroom that overlooks the gardens.
There is a Victorian cast iron radiator, ample power points, ceiling coving and rose, the flooring is carpet and the window has the wainscoting surround.
14`8` x 14`3` (4.46m x 4.34m) approx
Accessed from the 1st floor hallway via a solid wood door is the third and rear facing double bedroom.
There is also a Victorian cast iron radiator here, ample power points, large skirting’s and facing’s, ceiling cornice, central ceiling light and the flooring is carpet.
This bright and spacious room benefits from a deep fitted wardrobe that is shelved and railed.
BEDROOM 4 / SITTING ROOM
16`1` x 14`2` (4.88m x 4.31m) approx
Accessed from the 1st floor hallway via a solid wood door is the 4th front facing double bedroom. The current owner uses this versatile room as an upper sitting room.
There is also a Victorian cast iron radiator here, ample power points, large skirting’s, cornice, central ceiling light and a BT point.
There is a wood and marble fireplace with an electric inset fire and a deep cupboard is shelved for storage. The flooring to this room is carpet.
This room also has access to the dressing room via a solid wood door.
11`4` x 10`10` (3.46m x 3.29m) approx
Accessed from the 1st floor hallway via a solid wood door is the recently installed shower room with a rear facing sash and case window.
This good sized room comprises of a large glazed shower cubical, a wc, wash basin and bidet. This room is large enough that a bath could be installed if required.
The walls are part tiled and there are ceiling down lights and a radiator.
This room also benefits from a deep storage cupboard.
2nd FLOOR HALLWAY
11`4` x 5`7` (3.45m x 1.69m) approx
Accessed from the 1st floor hallway via a carpeted stairway is the 2nd floor. There is a high level window that lets in natural light.
There is a deep storage cupboard that is shelved a ceiling light and the flooring is carpet.
There is access from the 2nd floor hallway to bedroom 5, 6, 7 and the shower room.
16`1` x 14`3` (4.86m x 4.33m) approx
Accessed from the 2nd floor hallway via a solid wood door is the 5th front facing double bedroom.
This room has a fireplace and a deep cupboard that is shelved. There is also a Victorian cast iron radiator here, ample power points, a ceiling light, eves access and the flooring is carpet.
20`10` x 16`1` (6.35m x 4.86m) approx
Accessed from the 2nd floor hallway via a solid wood door is the 6th side and rear facing double bedroom.
This great sized room also has, ample power points, 2 x ceiling lights, wood effect flooring and a blocked off fireplace.
15`2` x 14`4` (4.62m x 4.36m) approx
Accessed from the 2nd floor hallway via a solid wood door is the 7th rear facing double bedroom that overlooks the gardens through a bay window.
There is a Victorian cast radiator, ample power points, a central ceiling light and the flooring is carpet
This room has a deep storage cupboard that has shelving.
6`3` x 6`3` (1.91m x 1.91m) approx
Accessed from the 2nd floor hallway via a solid wood door is this recently fitted shower room with a skylight style window.
This comprises of a corner shower, wc and a wash basin.
The walls and floor are fully tiled, there are ceiling down lights and a radiator.
46`8` x 8`1` (14.23m x 2.46m) approx
This fantastic sized brick built garage is accessed from the laundry room and has 2 external pedestrian doors. There are also wood and glazed opening garage doors to the front drive. 3 large side facing windows and a skylight let in plenty of natural light.
The garage has power and light.
The cellar is accessed from the rear cloakroom via a stone stairway and gives access for any maintenance to the house.
A wonderful addition to this already fantastic family home are the large rear gardens.
Not many homes benefit from a plot of this size. The gardens have a large manicured lawn that is bordered by many varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers. There is a patio area in at the house and a path to the rear of the gardens.
The private gardens are surrounded by a wall.
The generous front gardens have a good sized gravel area to both sides of the path. There is a driveway to the garage that offers ample off street parking.
THIS IS A SUBSTANTIAL PERIOD PROPERTY THAT IS A FINE EXAMPLE OF THE QUALITY BUILD OF ITS TIME THAT IS IN EXCELLANT CONDITION THROUGHOUT. RARELY AVAILABLE ON THE OPEN MARKET EARLY VIEWING IS MOST HIGHLY ADVISED.
This handsome house was built as part of the late 19th century suburban development of Kilmarnock. The houses in this area of Kilmarnock were predominantly the residences of lawyers, doctors and businessmen. The street is named after the nearby Howard Park, which was gifted to the public by the Howard de Walden family.
The property is ideally located out-with the main centre of the town but remains within walking distance to all amenities. Local shops provide the necessary day to day requirements and Kilmarnock also offers a good range of high street shops, supermarkets, including retail parks, cinema and leisure centre and all professional facilities.
There is an extensive choice of schooling available in Kilmarnock. Private schooling is available at Wellington in Ayr (16 miles) and in Glasgow (22 miles). Kilmarnock has 17 schools, 13 primary and 4 secondary. There is also a college with in the town, Kilmarnock College, formerly Kilmarnock Technical College.
The property is situated within a few miles of the recently up rated and refurbished A77, M77 motorway link and all main arterial routes. This provides easy access for the commuter with links accessing in a Southerly direction towards Ayr and Girvan and the Ayrshire coast and in a Northerly direction toward Glasgow. The West Coast of Ayrshire is only minutes away.
Kilmarnock has a mainline rail station with a comprehensive service to Glasgow and the main west coast line south. Prestwick International Airport has regular and enhanced flight service flights to London, Dublin and the rest of Europe.
Ayr is 16 miles away and is Ayrshire`s foremost town and as such offers a good range of high street shops, supermarkets, recreational and professional facilities. In addition there are a number of well-renowned restaurants.
Ayrshire is famous worldwide for golf with championship courses at Royal Troon, Prestwick and Turnberry Colin Montgomery’s new course at Rowallan Castle opened in the spring of 2009. There are two golf courses in the town, Annanhill Golf Course and Caprington Golf Course, which has both an 18 hole course and a nine hole course. Both these courses are council owned.
There are also a number of quiet hacking routes as well as excellent equestrian facilities at the nearby Rowallan Equestrian Centre (2 miles) with several other well equipped and world renowned centres based in the area.
There is also excellent sailing with yachting marinas at Troon and further up the coast at Largs and Inverkip. Game sports are supported in the region with some of South West Scotland`s finest salmon and trout fishing available in the area`s lochs and rivers.
These property details are set out as a general outline only and do not constitute any part of an Offer or Contract.
While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only
Any error, omission, or misstatement in any part of this schedule shall not entitle the purchaser(s) or vendor(s) to entitlement to compensation or damages, nor in circumstances to give either party any cause for action. The selling agents have not tested services, equipment or fittings and are therefore unable to comment on their condition. Potential buyers are requested to contact their solicitor or surveyor if further clarification is required.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal form to the sole selling agents. Formal note of interest should be registered prior to offering. A closing date will only be notified to parties who have registered interest through their solicitors. The seller reserves the right to accept any offer at any time
PORCH - 2.13m (7'0") x 0.85m (2'9")
RECEPTION HALLWAY - 8.79m (28'10") x 3.85m (12'8")
FORMAL LOUNGE - 7.1m (23'4") x 4.73m (15'6")
FAMILY/ DINING ROOM - 4.9m (16'1") x 4.3m (14'1")
LIBRARY - 4.74m (15'7") x 4.12m (13'6")
INNER HALLWAY - 1.52m (5'0") x 1.48m (4'10")
PANTRY ROOM - 3.31m (10'10") x 1.48m (4'10")
KITCHEN - 4.42m (14'6") x 4.37m (14'4")
REAR HALLWAY - 1.44m (4'9") x 1.31m (4'4")
WET ROOM - 2.87m (9'5") x 2.87m (9'5")
LAUNDRY ROOM - 3.77m (12'4") x 2.96m (9'9")
CLOAKROOM - 2.6m (8'6") x 2.46m (8'1")
WC - 1.47m (4'10") x 1.06m (3'6")
1ST FLOOR HALLWAY - 5.35m (17'7") x 2.03m (6'8")
MASTER BEDROOM - 7m (23'0") x 4.76m (15'7")
DRESSING ROOM - 2.14m (7'0") x 1.91m (6'3")
SMALL INNER HALLWAY - 2.01m (6'7") x 1.2m (3'11")
BEDROOM 2 - 4.24m (13'11") x 2.54m (8'4")
BEDROOM 3 - 4.46m (14'8") x 4.34m (14'3")
BEDROOM 4/ SITTING ROOM - 4.88m (16'0") x 4.31m (14'2")
SHOWER ROOM - 3.46m (11'4") x 3.29m (10'10")
2ND FLOOR HALLWAY - 3.45m (11'4") x 1.69m (5'7")
BEDROOM 5 - 4.86m (15'11") x 4.33m (14'2")
BEDROOM 6 - 6.35m (20'10") x 4.86m (15'11")
BEDROOM 7 - 4.62m (15'2") x 4.36m (14'4")
SHOWER ROOM - 1.91m (6'3") x 1.91m (6'3")
GARAGE - 14.23m (46'8") x 2.46m (8'1")
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
|This is an approximate location - provided for guidance only
|This is an approximate location - provided for guidance only