A well maintained stock farm with a productive mineral water bottling business and a superb outlook.
Westtown Farmhouse: 3 reception rooms, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, office and wc
Farm Buildings: Traditional steading and modern agricultural outbuildings of about 17,500ft2/1,600m2
Glengarr Spring Water: Bottling hall, laboratory, office, water storage for 3,000 gallons, general purpose shed
Land: 102 acres of arable land, 66 acres of ploughable pasture, 36 acres of rough grazing, 17 acres of woods
Westtown Farm occupies an attractive rural and unspoilt setting to the east of Sorn (1 ¼ miles) and north of the river Ayr. The rolling grazing land lies to either side of the B743 and predominantly faces south. Westtown Farmhouse is centrally located within the land and a good network of tracks run throughout the farm. There are superb views of the surrounding Ayrshire countryside across the majority of the land.
The village of Sorn is a former mill village situated alongside the River Ayr and is well known for its castle and for its success in floral displays and tidy environment competitions. The village provides for everyday needs and has a primary school, Country Inn, Post Office and Church. The nearby villages of Mauchline and Auchinleck offer further everyday amenities, with secondary schooling available at Auchinleck and Galston. Private schooling is offered at Wellington School, Ayr.
The towns of Kilmarnock (14 miles) and Ayr (16 miles) offer a more extensive range of shopping, education and social facilities.
Glasgow is about 37 miles distant and as with most major cities has a total range of professional, cultural and educational services.
The A743 leads to Ayr and onto the A77 which in turn leads to Glasgow. Prestwick International Airport is about 21 miles and has charter and budget carriers. Glasgow International Airport is about 36 miles. Stranraer ferry terminal is 66 miles distant. There are mainline railway stations in both Kilmarnock and Auchinleck providing access to Glasgow and beyond.
The farm is in a renowned agricultural area within proximity to Ayr and Lanark livestock markets. There are veterinary practices in Cumnock and Mauchline.
Ayrshire provides an abundance of opportunities for outdoor pursuits with the local area being particularly popular for equestrian activities and fishing, notably with the River Ayr, a well-known salmon river, within 500m of the farm, which is accessible by permit. There is also walked-up and driven game shooting available locally.
Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including Prestwick, Turnberry and Royal Troon. The Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic coastal sailing in the United Kingdom and there are marina and chandlery services at Largs, Fairlie Quay and Inverkip. There is a popular Racecourse at Ayr.