A MAUCHLINE Farmhouse has become East Ayrshire’s fire Fiver Star self-catering business after it was awarded a five-star grading.

Pant Farmhouse, located within Pant Farm near Mauchline received the award from Visit Scotland as recognition for its exceptional services.

The holiday destination received the award from the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme.

The farmhouse was brought back to life in 2017 after it had fallen into a state of disrepair, but was renovated and re-opened.

Owner Sara Jane Galbraith, said: “We are delighted to receive this award from VisitScotland.”