This property occupies a rural setting with access down a surfaced track signposted for Shields Holdings; this has access from Brides Mill Road leading between the villages of Howwood and Lochwinnoch. There are local services in both these villages including main line railway stations and road access onto the A737 dual carriageway. There are extensive shopping facilities to be found at the Phoenix Retail Park and INTU Braehead. The surrounding villages offer a variety of recreational pursuits including several golf courses, water sports centre on Castle Semple Loch and access to Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. The area is convenient for the Clyde Coast with modern yacht marinas at Largs, Troon and Inverkip and famous links golf courses including Open Championship venues at Troon and Turnberry.
From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway network exiting at Glasgow International Airport onto the A737. Exit at the village of Howwood onto the B787 entering the village on Main Street, turning second left and immediately left onto Station Road. Travel past the railway station and leave the village continuing into Brides Mill Road. Turn left into the access road for Shields Holdings, travel past the smallholdings and the farm on the right hand side as the road turns to the left. Continue downhill and at the base of the hill where the road splits in two, follow the road to the left houses and Semple House is the third mansion house.