A hidden gem set in the rolling countryside of Ayrshire this beautiful granite-built cottage lies at the heart of the Martnaham nature reserve. Set on the edge of Martnaham loch with breathtaking views over the two-mile stretch of water which is a haven for wildfowl and swans. The splendid Ayrshire coastline and countryside is a paradise for walkers cyclists and hikers with numerous coastal trails and country tracks to explore. Golfers are also well catered for with the championship courses of Turnberry Prestwick and Royal Troon within 13 miles. Visit an array of historic castles and houses including Culzean Dumfries House Dundonald and Dean all within 15 miles. The nearby village of Alloway (5 miles) is best known as the birthplace of Robert Burns and the setting for his poems here you can visit the charming thatched cottage museum and monument and take a walk over the cobbled Brig o Doon Enter this characterful property into the hall and head through to the spacious lounge with its bay window with seating overlooking the loch relax on the comfortable sofas after a day out exploring the beautiful local area and watch a movie on the TV or listen to music on the sound bar and on those cooler evenings enjoy cosy nights in front of the roaring open fire. Moving through to the delightful kitchen/diner you will find a dining area perfect for sharing a family meal and the kitchen is equipped with all you will need to prepare delicious home-cooked meals. Continuing back through the hallway on the ground floor there is a double bedroom overlooking the Loch and the utility room along with a separate WC. Heading upstairs to the first floor you will find three light and bright bedrooms all with views of the loch one double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom one twin and one single. There is a shower room that completes the property. Outside is the spacious garden with a private hot tub It s the perfect place to relax whilst you admire the splendid countryside scenery. There is also a charcoal BBQ and seating area for al fresco dining or a lazy evening star gazing and a ping pong table to keep the young at heart amused. The lawn area leads down to the water s edge. Please note that the lochside garden is unfenced. As Martnaham is a nature reserve no fishing or boats are permitted. Need to know: 4 bedrooms 2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 single. 2 bathrooms 1 shower room with shower and WC, 1 en suite bathroom with bath, handheld shower and WC and 1 separate WC. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Utility room with washing machine. Highchair and travel cot available. Open fire (first basket of logs included). TV in the lounge. Private hot tub. Welcome pack provided. Wi Fi supplied through a 4G hub. Large garden with seating area, charcoal BBQ and outdoor ping pong table. Parking on the driveway for 2 cars. Beach 6 miles, shops, restaurants, and pubs 2.5 miles.