Ayr Mount (c. 1815) is a hidden gem off the Old Indian Trading Path. Built in 1815 for William Kirkland of Ayr, Scotland, Ayr Mount is the finest Federal era house in Piedmont NC. Original woodwork, museum quality period furniture, stunning decorative arts, along with rich area and family history make this a must see site. We welcome you to visit this gracious home surrounded by fifty acres of blooming gardens, woodlands, rolling landscapes, and walking trails along the Eno Eiver and the Indian Trading Path.This verdant setting provides a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere enjoyed by thousands of visitors each year who come to walk the grounds and take the Guided House Tour. Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat at 11 AM and Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun at 2 PM. Mon and Tues by appointment only. Fee: $12 per person. Advance tickets are not needed. Please meet the docent at the front door a few minutes prior.