Media Release: CKD Galbraith offer traditional farmhouse and steading in outstanding location


ONE of Scotland’s leading independent property consultancies, CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is marketing a lovely example of a traditional farmhouse with original courtyard steading, set quietly in the rolling Irvine Valley in East Ayrshire.

Less than four miles from Newmilns, with lovely views over the surrounding countryside, is Eastfield, a charming four bedroom farmhouse with adjoining outbuildings surrounding an enclosed courtyard.

The local area is steeped in history and industrial heritage. The nearby towns of Newmilns and Darvel, once known as ‘The Lace Town’, were historically the centre of the Ayrshire lace-making industry and well known for their exports throughout the world.

There are also connections with the Earls of Loudon and with Robert the Bruce, who fought and won the battle of nearby Loudon Hill in 1307.

Eastfield dates from around 1863 and retains much of its original character and appeal. There are four bedrooms, including a stunning loft bedroom with lovely views, three reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen and ancillary utility areas. The present owners have done much to modernise the house whilst retaining it’s intrinsic charm and taking care to retain as much as possible of the original and sometimes eclectic features of the property.

From the courtyard at the rear can be gained a sense of the original working farm. Stone walls enclose the yard and outline the ruins of a former piggery and cattle byre. The present layout includes a range of barns, currently utilised as stables and storage sheds. The substantial byre to the eastern wing of the house could, subject to planning consent, be incorporated into the house to extend the existing accommodation. In addition, planning permission exists for the conversion of the western side of the yard to create a separate two bedroom house.

The courtyard overlooks grounds of around 1.8 acres, attractively laid out to include a mature copse and a substantial pond which provides an attractive focal point.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a delightful traditional farm steading in this quiet and picturesque part of Ayrshire. Offers Over £310,000 are being sought.

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About CKD Galbraith:

CKD Galbraith is an independent property consultancy specialising in serving the needs of private clients. It employs over 180 people in offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Cupar, Inverness, Aberfeldy, Castle Douglas, Ayr, Elgin, Galashiels, Kelso and Peebles.

The partnership provides the full range of property consulting services across the commercial, residential and rural sectors throughout Scotland. The company enjoys a successful relationship with its associate firm in London, CKD Kennedy Macpherson.

The company’s rural arm specialises in farm sales and purchases, the management and sale of large estates and woodland, valuations and building surveying work.


CKD Galbraith
7 Killoch Place
Ayr KA7 2EA
Ayrshire, Scotland
Contact: R A Cherry BSc MRICS

Tel: 01292 268181
Fax: 01292 292300


CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is a founder member of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle.

The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle is an association founded in 2007 by some of the top companies in Ayrshire.

Its purpose is to publicise its members, and to celebrate and promote the wealth and rich diversity of entrepreneurial talent and business excellence that abounds here within the county boundaries of Ayrshire.

Members include the Clydesdale Bank, Ayr Racecourse, Western House Hotel, Turnberry Golf Resort and South Ayrshire Council. Member company activities include broadcasting, building and construction, architectural practice, estate agency and land management, chartered accountancy, insurance broking, legal services, golf club management, marketing services and brand creation, web design and public relations consultancy.

Frazer Coogans Commercial Solicitors senior partner Norman Geddes is executive chair of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle, and managing director is public relations consultancy Fame Publicity Services proprietor, Murdoch MacDonald.

Founder members of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle:

South Ayrshire Council
Clydesdale Bank
Turnberry Hotel and Golf Resort
Ayr Racecourse
Western House Hotel
CKD Galbraith Property Consultants
Frazer Coogans Solicitors
Accident & Injury Claims Centre
MacKay Corporate Insurance Brokers
Donald Ross Estate Agents:
Westgale Ltd Building Contractors
Sinclair Scott Chartered Accountants
Paligap Creative Agency
ARP Lorimer & Associates Architects
JB Management – Training Providers
Brunston Castle Golf Club
Fouters Restaurant
Christie Financial Planning Ltd
Allison Lightbody Waddell Chartered Surveyors
Kestrel Press
Fame Publicity Services Public Relations Consultancy
West Sound Radio
Easton Property
Easton Kitchens & Bathrooms

For further information about The Elite Ayrshire Business Circle and to apply for membership, e-mail


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Contact: Murdoch MacDonald
Phone: 01292 281498