Savoy Croft 3 Savoy Park

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Savoy Croft 3 Savoy Park, Ayr

Offers Over £850,000

An outstanding A listed, Arts and Crafts villa designed and built circa 1893 by Ayr’s foremost architect James A. Morris (1857-1942) as his own family home. The house remained in the Morris family until 1992 when it was purchased and lovingly restored by the present owners.
  • Property Type: Detached Villa
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Public Rooms: 4

Property Description

Description
Presented to the market for the first time in a generation the house has been fastidiously maintained to an impeccable standard whilst ensuring the wealth of original Arts and Crafts features have been safeguarded which provides a very special opportunity to own a truly unique home.

Savoy Croft is a two and half storey villa with accommodation that extends to around 4000sq ft. The property sits deep within a one acre plot and presents an impressive facade of Ballochmyle red sandstone under a pitched slate roof. Set in delightful mature gardens, the subjects face west toward Arran to catch stunning sunset views of the island and the house is literally a stone’s throw from Ayr’s famous Low Green, sea front and Esplanade.

The property retains a wealth of original and unique Arts and Crafts features executed to a very high standard including an impressive traditional panelled entrance hall with timber staircase, beautiful light fittings and cornicing, stunning stained glass windows and a variety of tiled and wood fireplaces.

In detail internal features include a beautiful and light dual aspect drawing room with feature fireplace and sea facing window. This contrasts with the darker Charles Rennie Mackintosh influenced formal dining room/library with its large bespoke William Strang RA(1859 - 1921) oil painting, set into the imposing fireplace.

The dual aspect sitting room with its wood burning stove has full height sea facing oriel window- installed in 1914 – which allows for panoramic views of the setting sun.

The accommodation: The ground floor comprises grand reception hall, box toilet/cloaks, fine drawing room, large formal dining room, family dining kitchen with gas AGA, butler’s pantry, utility room, wash house/ store room and further cloaks/WC.

The first floor has a principle bedroom suite with dressing room/ en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, large sitting room, walk in storage cupboards, bathroom and separate box toilet.

The upper floor has two further double bedrooms, dressing room/bedroom six, study area and a shower room situated off a long corridor with bespoke storage cupboards.
Outside the extensive private walled gardens extend to around one acre and catch the morning daytime and evening sun.

There are sweeping lawns with a delightful mix of specimen trees, shrubs and decorative flower beds as well as 2 aluminium greenhouses. There is a circular chipped driveway which provides ample parking for multiple vehicles.

Area
Savoy Park is a first class residential area adjacent to Ayr town centre and with direct access to the Low Green and Esplanade.
Ayrshire is renowned for its championship golf courses at Royal Troon and the renowned five star Turnberry Hotel, Golf Course and Spa. Ayr Racecourse hosts the Scottish Grand National and has regular meetings throughout the year whilst both Ayr Rugby Club and Ayr Cricket Club are located in nearby Alloway.

Selling Branch

Branch Address

14 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, KA7 2EG
Tel: 01292 880 888
Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Mon, Fri 9am – 5.30pm
Tue, Wed, Thu 9am – 7.30pm
Sat 9.30am – 1.00pm
Sun closed

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