Touch wood

MacTaggert Braemore Typical Lomond kitchen and sunroom (compressed)

Braemore Wood is the latest development from Mactaggart & Mickel Homes. Based in woodlands near Troon, Braemore has 47 detached villas, including the four-bedroom Orkney and five-bedroom Shuna and Kerrera properties, all of which come with a patio to enjoy the fresh forest air right on the doorstep. The Lomond (right) is built for socialising, with an open-plan kitchen and sunroom and separate dining room offering flexibility. Prices start at £330,000.