Clyde Property Ayr: 9 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, Ayrshire KA7 2ER
Sales: 01292 262777 | Letting: 01292 437400 | Fax: 01292 267781

Ayr

The historic town of Ayr, birthplace of Robert Burns in 1759 and home to the world famous birthplace museum dedicated to him, is a former Royal Burgh situated on the west coast of Ayrshire. Famous for Championship Golf Courses and two of Scotland’s most iconic buildings in Culzean Castle and the new Turnberry Hotel Resort nearby, which has hosted the British Open Golf championship on four occasions, Ayr was recognised as the second healthiest town centre in the United Kingdom by the Royal Society for Public Health in 2014. Ayr Harbour image: Tim Niblett, Flickr.

Living locally in Ayrshire

Besides the Turnberry Resort, the Ayrshire ‘Golf Coast’ includes another famous championship course in the form of Royal Troon - which has long been a favourite destination for important world figures and dignitaries including Eisenhower, who frequented the area to play golf. Ayrshire hosted the first ever open golf championship.

Ayr is the most prominent Town in Ayrshire and home to our local Clyde Property branch. Ayr has a comprehensive range of shops and an abundance of recreational facilities, as well as some fine restaurants and bars, not to mention the famous Ayr racecourse and yacht Marina in Troon.

With Prestwick international Airport on its doorstep and only a 30 minute drive to Glasgow or frequent train service, Ayr certainly is positioned as one of Scotland's most desirable places to live.

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The areas we cover

The North Ayrshire Council area, in the south west of the country, comprises of towns and villages such as Irvine, Ardrossan and Dalry, and has a population of around 136,000. The Isle of Arran and Cumbrae Isles also belong to the county, with Adrossan to Arran and Largs to Cumbrae ferry services in operation.

The Northern commuter towns of West Kilbride and Largs are more affluent areas whereas towns towards the south such as Adrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenson have struggled since the decline of the steel industry. There are regular train services to the coastal areas, South Ayrshire and Glasgow.

Places of interest include the fantastically decorated Kelburn Castle and the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine. There are Cafés, bars, restaurants and hotels to be found in most towns, especially in tourist hot spots on the coast.

The East Ayrshire Council area has a population of 123,000 and includes towns and villages such as Kilmarnock, Cumnock and Stewarton.

The area is accessible via various A roads and there are good train and bus links to the surrounding areas, Glasgow and further south. The county currently has plenty of choice for education, with nine secondary schools and 43 primary schools.

Things to see and do include Dean Castle where collections of arms and armour, art works, musical instruments and Robert Burns poetry is on display. The Dick institute is the largest museum in Ayrshire, hosting quality exhibitions from natural history to contemporary art. Eglinton Country Park in Kilwinning has walking paths, bridleways and a tea room.

South Ayrshire council area includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Troon and Prestwick, with a population of 113,000.

The area is accessible via various A road motorways and there are good train and bus links to the surrounding towns, Glasgow and further south. Prestwick airport offers flights to Europe and beyond. The county currently has plenty of choice for education, with eight secondary schools and over 40 primary schools across the area.

Places to visit include Culzean Castle and Country Park near Maybole, with it’s dramatic clifftop setting, Ayr Racecourse and The Ayr Gaiety Theatre - great for Christmas Pantos! The area has fine links golf courses with Turnberry and Royal Troon nearby. Craig Tara Holiday Park offers caravan holidays and facilities in Ayr, right beside the seaside.

Meet the team

Kirsten Bryden

Area Manager

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Kirsten and her husband, Andrew ran a successful export company abroad for 8 years. During that time, they negotiated trade and shipping deals for many notable companies as well as providing logistical support to remote and challenging locations. Following a career break to raise her daughter, Kirsten returned to work part-time in 2012 as the viewing agent for Clyde Property in Ayr. After 6 years with the company, Kirsten is putting her past negotiating and managerial experience to good use as the Area Manager and property negotiator for Clyde Property in Ayr.

Fiona McGhee

Assistant Area Manager

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Head-hunted by Clyde Propertyfor her extensive Retail Management experience and passion for customer service, Fiona makes the perfect addition to the sales team in Ayr. She has quickly established herself as a skilled negotiator with a sincere desire to exceed customer expectations. Fiona is a highly motivated team player and works tirelessly to achieve the best for her clients. Born and raised in Ayrshire, Fiona is very much a local girl with a detailed knowledge and passion for the area. She lives locally with her family and their dog named Barney.

Andrew Bryden

Area Director

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Former Royal Marine Andrew started out a million miles away from the property industry. He has led an interesting and varied life, which has allowed him to acquire a huge wealth of life experience. He took on his first managerial roll at just 19 years old over seeing a runway-clearing project and since then has grown and developed his skills to become a loyal and dependable team leader. After leaving the Royal Marines, Andrew and his wife Kirsten ran a successful export company abroad for 8 years. During that time, they negotiated trade and shipping deals for many notable companies as well as providing logistical support to remote and challenging locations. Upon returning to Scotland, Andrew worked in the private aviation sector. He quickly became the manager of an FBO working with private and military jets; putting his military background into practice as he worked alongside the British Royal and American Air Forces. An invite to join Clyde Property as a trainee valuer seemed like too good an opportunity to miss. Andrew gladly joined the team and embraced this new craft wholeheartedly. Now with 5 years of experience, Andrew holds the position of Area Director for the Ayr office.

Rachel Gibbs

Area Letting Valuer

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Having spent some of her formative years in Spain, Letting Agent Rachel developed a love of the country and it's culture, and she chose to pursue a degree in Spanish. However Rachel's real passion is property, and she has experienced all aspects of property letting as both Tenant and Landlord as well venturing into property development and gaining invaluable experience in this popular field. Her passion for service and providing a sales approach to landlord clients sees her thrive in the role of Area Letting Valuer in our Ayr office. Having grown up in Ayrshire and living there today, Rachel's local knowledge and property experience means she is well placed to provide the most hands on and personal service of any local agent. Her enthusiasm and unwaivering committement to client service means she regularly goes that extra mile to fulfil the needs of her clients, something she thrives on!

Lorraine Morrison

Letting Manager

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Having extensive experience in the property letting industry, Lorraine has an excellent local knowledge which allows her to provide accurate and invaluable advice to both landlords and tenants alike. She prides herself on high levels of customer service, ensuring that each client's individual needs are met at all times. Living locally to the area, Lorraine is perfectly placed to advise clients on all aspects of renting and letting. Her dedication to ensuring customer satisfaction whilst dealing with day to day administration only highlights just how knowledgeable and committed she is to her role.

Chelsea Burns

Administrator & Receptionist

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Chelsea is a very enthusiastic newcomer to the property industry having joined the Ayr team in June 2018. With several years of customer service experience, Chelsea is able to provide both new and existing clients with a friendly, hands-on approach to selling or buying a property that is proving very successful. Outwith work, Chelsea is a keen equestrian who has represented Scotland on the national mounted games team on many occasions.

Margaret Hossack

Viewing Representative

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Andrea Gardner

Property Receptionist

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Following a successful 13 years within the health sector, Andrea is an enthusiastic newcomer to the property industry. She lives locally with her family and is keen to embrace her passion for property within her home county. Andrea brings extensive customer and office experience to the team and is commitment to providing high levels of customer service

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Ayr branch testimonials

Excellent service

Excellent service from start to finish. Everybody worked very hard to get us into our new home. Thanks everyone!

M.Whiteside
Sales client, Ayr branch, Sep 2019

We're eternally grateful

Recently bought and sold through Clyde and honestly couldn't fault the service from the whole team. Initial contact with Chelsea to book the viewing of the property we liked and subsequently the valuation of our own, was so professional. Margaret the viewing lady was very helpful at the viewing, answering lots of questions very thoroughly and she was very knowledgeable about the area. Andrew came to do the valuation of our property and it was a pleasure meeting him, we instantly liked what he had to say and what Clyde had to offer for marketing so it made us feel very comfortable selling our home through Clyde. Kirsten and Fiona were very helpful when it came to the negotiating and we achieved well above the home report valuation price. We are now settled very well into our new family home and we're eternally grateful to Clyde Property, Ayr.

Mr & Mrs McGhee
Sales client, Ayr branch, Aug 2019

I would highly recommend

I let my property through Clyde for a couple of years. The service I received from Rachel and Lorraine was excellent throughout this time. All enquiries were dealt with in a professional and timeous manner. I would highly recommend Clyde Property's letting service.

S.Rodger
Letting client, Ayr branch, Jul 2019

They couldn’t be more helpful

Recently rented a property through Clyde and from the first viewing till the day I collected the keys they couldn’t be more helpful, nothings to much bother and any questions or query’s are dealt with quickly and professionally.

P.Brown
Letting client, Ayr branch, Jun 2019

We are giving 5 stars for the service!

We are giving 5 stars for the service! Very accommodating and friendly staff. All our concerns and requests as tenant were actioned promply. Special thanks to Lorraine Morrison for all the help. Highly recommended.

A.Pagaran
Letting client, Ayr branch, Jun 2019

The service was first class from start to finish

From the initial contact with Fiona in the Ayr branch, the service was first class from start to finish. Fiona put us in contact with Gavin Hunter in our local Shawlands branch at the time who gave us the best advice from marketing services to positioning the property appropriately in the market. After 24 hours of our first viewings, the flat was sold. Exceptional result and beyond our expections. Not with standing that, Fiona also helped us secure our new home in Ayr, our first home we viewed with Clyde. Can not recommend them highly enough. If you want an estate agent who doesn’t play the cloak and dagger game and is up front in managing your expectations then go with Clyde Property.

P.Devine
Sales client, Ayr branch, Apr 2019

Contact Us

Clyde Ayr
9 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, Ayrshire KA7 2ER

Sales
01292 262777
ayr@clydeproperty.co.uk
Fax: 01292 267781

Lettings
01292 437400
ayr@clydeproperty.co.uk
Fax: 01292 267781

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 8.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm