Ayrshire not only benefits from beautiful beaches, castles, food and sights, but now is proud home to UK’s second happiest place: Troon. Voted second happiest place to live in the UK, Troon is surpassed only by Leigh-on-Sea, Essex in a recent research by Rightmove –  the Happy at Home Index. (source) Here are more highlights of things happening in Ayrshire.

Braving rain for charity run

Pokémon fans braved the rain and hit the town’s hotspots on a fundraising adventure with the Games Centre’s Ayr branch.

The Pokéwalk saw gamers donate to the Trussell Trust, a food-bank network providing emergency food and support to people in crisis.

And after the mission to catch em’ all, everyone returned to the game shop to enjoy pizza donated by Domino’s Ayr. Read full details of this story here.

Troon Primary gets a £2 mil update

A £1.97 million upgrade to Troon Primary School is set to transform education for children, according to council chiefs.

The project involves the demolition of the existing dining hall, replacing it with a double height assembly/gym hall/dining hall, a single-storey building with changing rooms and kitchen, and improved accessibility.

Councillor Margaret Toner, lifelong learning spokeswoman said: “This major new addition to Troon Primary School will deliver real benefits to generations of children in the local community.”

Read full story here.

Property News

Ballochmyle House

Ballochmyle House is a magnificent grade B listed building dating back to the 18th century and forming part of the breath-taking Ballochmyle Estate. Situated on the edge of Ballochmyle Golf club and bordered by the river Ayr this is one of the most exciting new property developments in Scotland, and is just 20 minutes drive from Ayr and Glasgow 35 minutes.

Purchasers have the unique opportunity of buying luxury apartments, situated within the main house conversion or a substantial building plot with outline planning permission situated within a private gated development. Click here for full details on all the opportunities this development offers.

 

Midton Road, Ayr  – UNDER OFFER

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Homes sell quickly in our neck of the woods, and this lovely home is a perfect example – as it sold almost as soon as it came to the market.

Absolutely charming traditional stone built semi detached cottage perfectly located at one end of Midton Road – one of Ayr’s most desirable locations. 4 Midton Road is a deceptively spacious home both inside and externally which also conceals generous private rear gardens and gated parking area.

The property provides generous well laid out family accommodation over two levels and comprising, formal lounge and dining room to the front whilst to the rear there is a wonderful 25’ dining kitchen with patio doors leading to the garden, separate utility room, family room/4th bedroom, shower room. Upstairs there is a cloakroom is located at the half landing and there are three double bedrooms located on the first floor, the master has en-suite shower room and a family bathroom completes the accommodation. Externally to the rear there are enclosed landscaped private gardens which can be accessed via the rear lane for off street parking.

See full details, including brochure of this property here.

Please get in touch with Clyde Property Ayr’s expert, friendly staff 7 days a week in the local branch on 9 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, by phone at 01292 262777 or email ayr@clydeproperty.co.uk.

Make sure you watch our local sales and letting market trends to keep up to date with what Ayrshire has to offer to home owners, buyers and property investors: