Taking advantage of a superb location within the village of Eaglesfield, this three double-bedroom detached house is situated in idyllic surroundings with stunning views. This characterful property offers a good-sized driveway and a large workshop.
This wonderful sandstone property has retained many traditional features such as high ceilings, original fireplaces and cornice and working shutters effortlessly combined with modern amenities found in the recently fitted breakfast kitchen and attractive family bathroom.
With internal viewing recommended, this property would appeal to a wide market of buyers and cater well to families.
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The property briefly comprises a vestibule opening into the entrance hall with a staircase to the first floor and an under-stair store cupboard with shelving.
The generous lounge is bathed in an abundance of natural light from the sash windows to the front offset by the intricate ceiling rose and a charming wood-burning stove with an elegant detailed stone fireplace and a built-in cupboard.
The impeccably presented second reception room is also situated to the front of the home featuring a beautifully tiled traditional fireplace and is currently utilised as a sitting room but would equally serve well as a formal dining room.
Leading to the bespoke kitchen/breakfast room complete with a full range of cashmere toned base and wall units, co-ordinating worktop and metro splashback tiling. There are integrated appliances including an oven, induction hob, cooker hood, dishwasher and fridge/freezer with a contrasting central breakfasting island, ideal for bar seating. The handsome wood flooring, deep Belfast sink and pendant lighting highlight the sense of charm and light found throughout the property.
There is a further storage cupboard and then off the kitchen is a good-sized utility room/boot room fitted with units, space for white goods with tiled flooring and a downstairs WC. There is an external door from the utility room out to the rear garden and workshop.
Completing the ground floor is the generously proportioned third double bedroom decorated in grey hues with fitted carpet and a rear viewpoint.
Continuing upstairs to a light-filled landing highlighted by a bright Velux window and offering ample storage in two built-in cupboards.
Bedroom one is a sizeable and tastefully presented double bedroom boasting flawless décor, a decorative fireplace and a bay window to the front aspect.
The second double bedroom on this floor is spacious dimension and also features a bright bay window design.
The bright and airy family bathroom is a relaxing space fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising a bath with an overhead electric shower, WC and wash hand basin offset by tiled flooring.
Outside, there is a delightful lawned front garden with mature shrubs and trees with parking for several vehicles accommodated in the gravelled driveway to the side of the home.
To the rear is the walled garden with a patio seating area that is perfect to sit back and enjoy the lovely countryside views in summery weather.
There is also a fuel store, garden shed, outside tap and a large corrugated workshop benefitting from light, power and an elevated storage area.
The property also benefits from double glazing and oil-fired central heating.
The cottage is set centrally within the quiet village of Eaglesfield and easily accessed close to the A74 (M) 8 miles from the border and only 16 miles from Carlisle. Eaglesfield hosts a primary school, post office/village shop, village hall, and bowling green with secondary schooling situated in the nearby Lockerbie or Annan.
Lockerbie town is approximately 8 miles away and has restaurants, pubs, quaint shops and cafes and a large supermarket which can deliver your shopping if necessary.
Lockerbie offers a wide range of amenities, ranging from a local golf course, sailing, fishing, an ice rink, a squash club and much more. The area has good rail links with Edinburgh and Glasgow, being served by the mainline railway station in Lockerbie whilst London Euston can be reached in about 3.2 hours from Carlisle. The airports at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle are all about 1.5 hours drive. Cairnryan, in the west of Dumfries and Galloway, has a ferry terminal to Northern Ireland and Belfast. The M6 and M74 road networks are accessible nearby at Moffat, Gretna and Lockerbie. The area also offers opportunities for the outdoor sporting enthusiast with the ability to participate in shooting locally, a variety of fishing on the Rivers Nith, Annan or Border Esk, sailing on Castle Loch at Lochmaben with Annandale Sailing Club and wildfowling on the Solway Firth. For golfing enthusiasts, local golf courses include Lockerbie Golf Club, situated on an elevated setting with stunning views over Annandale Valley, Powfoot, known as “one of golf’s best-kept secrets”, Lochmaben, Dumfries and Southerness on the Solway Coast. Lockerbie Ice Rink is a leading centre for curling in Scotland.
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