A delightful country house and estate inland of the Ayrshire coast is on the market for over £2million.

Blair Estate which is located six miles from Turnberry is accepting offers over £2.2m.

The estate extends to about 498 acres with an eight bedroom Victorian mansion house at its heart, surrounded by secluded woodland grounds within which lies a tennis court and boating lake with boathouse.

Cumnock Chronicle: Blair Estate. (Credit: Savills)Blair Estate. (Credit: Savills)

The house is constructed of sandstone under a pitched slate roof and features full height stained glass oriel windows, a projecting front porch with pitched slate roof and glass fanlight, and decorative timber framing beneath the gable eaves.

The rooms are beautifully proportioned and ideal for entertaining.

Cumnock Chronicle: Drawing room. (Credit: Savills)Drawing room. (Credit: Savills)

Five principal reception rooms include a reception hall (with fireplace and seating), drawing room, dining room, library and billiard room.

Cumnock Chronicle: Dining room. (Credit: Savills)Dining room. (Credit: Savills)

All rooms include many original features such as delicately moulded ceiling cornices, dado rails, marble and timber fireplaces with original cast iron grates and a coffered segmental ceiling in the billiard room.

Cumnock Chronicle: Billiard room. (Credit: Savills)Billiard room. (Credit: Savills)

A modern oak kitchen complements the more traditional four-oven, two-hob, gas-fired AGA in British Racing Green.

Cumnock Chronicle: Kitchen. (Credit: Savills)Kitchen. (Credit: Savills)

The wide, principal staircase has a mahogany balustrade and carved spindles and there is a lovely stained glass half landing window.

Cumnock Chronicle: Staircase. (Credit: Savills)Staircase. (Credit: Savills)

There are three bedroom suites on the first floor and a further three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second floor.

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The estate also boasts a traditional courtyard encompassing three cottages.

Cumnock Chronicle: Cottage bedroom. (Credit: Savills)Cottage bedroom. (Credit: Savills)

The gardens and grounds are a special part of Blair.

A series of terraced lawns at the front of the house are linked by stone steps leading to the tennis court and bounded by deep herbaceous borders and encompass a small rose garden with a lake also on site.

Cumnock Chronicle: Lake. (Credit: Savills)Lake. (Credit: Savills)

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