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Ayr Mount is an 1815 Federal-style plantation house built by William Kirkland of Ayr, Scotland. During a guided tour you will hear about the family who resided here for 4 generations, the interesting architecture, local history, and the restoration...more
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My husband and I visited Ayr Mount on a whim and are so glad that we did.
While waiting for the house tour (at 11am and 2pm almost every day), we rocked in the rocking chairs and enjoyed the rolling hills of Hillsborough. We strolled...More
I toured Ayr Mount in early March 2019 with a group of 18 college students.
This comfortable c. 1815 home is well worth a visit. Our guide was very knowledgeable and she took us through the entire house on our private tour. The furnishings, moulding,...More
We enjoyed the beautiful home and grounds. The history of the family and the home were very interesting. Our tour guide was exceptional. We had the opportunity to ask questions in each room. We would definitely recommend this tour!
This historic home is lovely and the tour was relaxed and interesting. The tour guide was excellent in her knowledge and manner of imparting that knowledge to us. She did not rush us through, but answered our questions along the way.
The grounds are also...More
Ayr Mount is a interesting Federal-Style plantation home. It was built by a Ayr Scotland merchant who moved to the Hillsborough area. The guides are very knowledgeable of the home and it's 3 owners. There is a very nice walking path that takes you to...More
Ayr Mount is a striking, Federal-style plantation home built by merchant William Kirkland in 1815. The two-story brick home was home to four generations of Kirklands. The house showcases many artifacts, including original maps drawn by surveyor Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson’s father. Visitors to the...More
There is a nice walking trail. It is not flat but it does go by the eno river and the old trading path. The grounds and house are lovely and I attended a friend's wedding with this as a backdrop one time
Response from 1815Schatzie | Property representative |
Hi - Thanks so much for contacting Ayr Mount about a visit. There are no public events scheduled in June at our site but we do have private events scheduled. There are several things in the Triangle area that I would be... More
Hi - Thanks so much for contacting Ayr Mount about a visit. There are no public events scheduled in June at our site but we do have private events scheduled. There are several things in the Triangle area that I would be happy to tell you about if you want to contact me via email - there is a link in our profile. Guided tours are given from March 15 through Dec. 15 on Wed. at 11 AM, then on Thurs, Fri, and Sat at 11 AM and 2 PM and on Sunday we offer a tour at 2 PM. Groups can tour the house with advance appointment any day of the week so please email if you'd like to schedule a time for your group to visit or if you have questions. Cheers, Schatzie