A guide to new homes currently available in Ayrshire

Posted 4 August 2014

Ayrshire has long been popular with growing families and retired people craving a more tranquil pace of life without sacrificing local amenities. House hunters looking to find a new home in the west coast of Scotland will find a variety of homes on the market in the Ayrshire area, each with their own unique benefits.

Located in the popular coastal town of Irvine, Montgomerie Brook is a David Wilson Homes development with a selection of four- and five-bedroom family homes available. The town has plenty of local amenities including the Rivergate Shopping Centre. Among the available properties is the 'Muirkirk' house type. Priced from £213,995 this detached villa has been designed with modern family life in mind. To the front of the property is a lounge with bay window. A kitchen with dining area and separate utility room spans the rear of the home and gives access to the private garden. Upstairs the master bedroom has an en-suite while three further bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the first floor. The property also benefits from an integral garage.

Stewart Milne Homes' Parish Gardens development offers a collection of two- and five-bedroom properties. Located in the conservation village of North Symington, the scheme is surrounded by the Ayrshire countryside and enjoys a peaceful atmosphere despite being convenient for commuters to Ayr and Glasgow. Prices here start from £140,995 for the two-bedroom 'Aberwood' mid-terraced house with box room. At the opposite end of the scale, £392,000 will buy a five-bedroom detached villa with features including a lounge, dining room, family room, breakfasting kitchen and a master bedroom with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe. The guest bedroom also boasts an en-suite shower room and bedrooms three and four share a Jack & Jill en-suite. The property also has a double garage.

Buyers looking for a spacious family home in Ayr should act quickly as only three properties remain available at CALA Homes' Kirk Green at St Quivox. Situated near the beach and within easy commuting reach of Glasgow, Kirk Green is perfect for commuters with families. Prices start from £387,000 for the 'Kennedy' house type. On entering this detached villa the hallway leads to a semi-open-plan living room and dining area while a kitchen and family area to the rear of the property features doors to the decking area of the garden. Upstairs two of the five bedrooms boast en-suites and there is also a family bathroom. A utility room, cloakroom and integral garage complete the picture.

Moorfields is a Persimmon Homes development of two-, three- and four-bedroom properties in Kilmarnock. Prices on available properties range from £143,995 for the three-bedroom 'Newmore' house type to £239,995 for the 'Montgomery'; a four-bedroom detached villa with features including formal lounge, dining room and a study. Many of the homes here afford scenic views across Annanhill Golf Course and the surrounding countryside, yet the scheme is still close to the town centre and all the amenities it has to offer.

Staying in Kilmarnock, just one house style remains on the market at Bellway Homes' popular Potteries development. The semi-detached 'Rothesay A' is priced from £139,995 and comes with a lounge, open-plan kitchen and dining area, downstairs WC, master bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The site is only five minutes from the M77 motorway link and includes a children's play area as well as plenty of open space.


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