Welcome Homes is proud to present the unique opportunity to purchase this charming character cottage, one of Kilwinning’s oldest buildings and most admired homes.

No.24 Main Street, also known as “The house at the Croce (Cross)” or “the Masons Howff”, is steeped in local history and brimming with real character. Set within the heart of the medieval Abbey town, the property is within easy walking distance of a wealth of shops and restaurants, schools and Ayrshire college, with excellent road and transport links and a short drive from the superb Eglinton Country Park.

Originally built in 1744, restored and winning a Civic Trust Award in 1986, the property beautifully combines gothic period features with contemporary living spaces to create a magical atmosphere in a modern functional home.

Whether you’re looking for an extra special family home, a holiday home or Airbnb investment, No.24 Main Street is a rare gem which requires to be viewed to appreciate its exceptional qualities.


Bright and welcoming with access to the lounge, Bedroom 3 and spiral staircase to the upper accommodation.

LOUNGE (4.40 x 4.00 m)
Cosy room with sash window overlooking the front of the property and magnificent feature inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burner and stone carved surround. Benefiting from a large under-stair storage cupboard. Glass panel door to access to the kitchen diner.

KITCHEN DINER (4.30 x 3.70 m)
Lovely light room with modern pine coloured base and wall units and work surfaces, integrated oven hob and hood, 2 large storage cupboards, ample space for family dining and sash window overlooking the rear garden with further sash window and door to the side of the property.

BEDROOM 3 (3.5 x 2.5 m)
Situated on the ground floor with sash window to the front of the property. Neutrally decorated with carpeted flooring and containing 2 large storage cupboards.

BEDROOM 1 (4.40 x 3.10 m)
Double bedroom with sash window overlooking the front of the property. Neutrally decorated and containing a large storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 2 (4.40 x 3.10 m)
Neutrally decorated double bedroom with sash window to the front of the property and small window overlooking the rear garden.

SHOWER ROOM (2.30 x 1.70 m)
Fresh, modern shower room with curved double shower cubicle and mixer shower, white wash hand basin and WC suite, tiled flooring and partially tiled walls.

The front garden is a very well maintained natural stone paved terrace with stone summer seat, enclosed and gated within black painted iron railings. The garden is host to the “Mercat Cross”, originally marking the site of the market or fair in old Kilwinning.

An idyllic private enclosed garden is to the rear of the property. The garden is chipped with borders of stone beds stocked with mature plants and shrubs and fringed with gorgeous maple, cherry and apple trees creating the perfect space for summer barbeques and outdoor entertaining. A brand new 3 seater timber arbour, stone bird bath and Victorian style lantern post
complete this stunning setting.

From the rear garden is gated access to a rear car park and gated access to the side of the property which is a communal space shared with one neighbouring property and gives access to the front.

A car park immediately to the rear of the garden allows for ample off street parking.

All light fittings; all blinds; all integrated appliances and fixtures; the timber arbour in the rear garden. The leather Chesterfield sofa and armchair in the lounge can be included if desired.

Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floorplan and measurements, these are approximate for illustrative purposes only and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis-statement. The services, systems and appliances shown have not been tested and no guarantees as to their working order or efficiency can be given.

Floor Plans


Property Features

  • B Listed Building
  • Built circa 1744 & Restored 1986
  • Car Park to Rear
  • Civic Trust Award Winning Property
  • Early Viewing Recommended
  • Modern Dining Kitchen
  • Spiral Staircase
  • Stunning Cottage Garden
  • Stunning Period Features
  • Walking Distance of All Local Amenities
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