2 bedroom cottage for saleLower Whisgills Cottage Newcastleton
Offers in Region of £250,000
This delightful detached cottage, set in a quiet rural upland location in the Scottish Borders, close to forestery access land and open hill, and being part of the Border Forest Park.
This rarely available property is set in beautiful, tranquil gardens and features a selection of outbuildings. The land extends to approximately 1.65 acres and includes a small sloping field trees and a stream running through.
Not far from the English border , Newcastleton is a wonderful base for access to the surrounding countryside. The Border Forest Park and many hill-walking areas are found nearby. Local amenities are found in Hawick and Carlisle and transport is provided by the National Nail Network and the M6 motorway.
This rarely available property is set in beautiful, tranquil gardens and features a selection of outbuildings, including kennels and a garden shed. The holding also benefits from a driveway providing private parking for a number of vehicles.
Recently extended, this property offers flexible living options. The lower level accommodation consists of a bright sun room/conservatory, dining room and lounge, both with wood burning stoves. Also on this floor is a double bedroom, modern fitted kitchen and second conservatory, currently used as a utility space. Also on this floor is a newly fitted bathroom, floor to ceiling tiled, consisting of a stand-alone roll-top bath, toilet with high cistern, ornate sink and walk-in shower cubicle.The second floor of the cottage consists of a converted attic bedroom and dressing area. This expansive room benefits from two duplex windows allowing in floods of natural light.
The property is fully double glazed and comes with gas central heating.
The property is approached via a private road and benefits from two accesses, the first leading to two large wood stores, a byre ( presently converted into kennels), a pig sty. The second access is via a stoned drive, leading to the traditional stone and slate built house, and providing private parking for a number of vehicles. There is a mainly lawned garden surrounding the house, of which part has a beech hedge, and there are various mature trees and shrubs. To the rear of the house there are adjoining out-buidings comprising of a fuel store and a garden store. There is also a 7m x 2.5m worksop with its own electricity supply and and two garden sheds ( one with electricity). To the front of the house is a large block paved area looking down onto a pleasant lawn and grazing field. This sloping enclosure leads down to an attractive sream with trees along the banks, including conifers towards the upper banks.
Other out-buildings include a stone and slate built byre (3.2m x 3.3m) currently used as kennels. Comes with power supply and secure exercise pen. Adjoining the the byre is a former pigsty and shelter with power supply.
Beautiful walk up to the property.
Workshop - 7m (23) x 2.5m (8' 2)Lounge - 3.7m (12' 1) x 2.7m (8' 9)
Pleasant and roomy lounge with dual aspect windows. Sandstone fireplace with cast iron multi fuel stove.
Fitted cupboard and original restored waxed floorboards.
Bathroom - 2.5m (8' 2) x 1.9m (6' 2)
Quality family bathroom with tiled flooring and walls.
Walk-in shower with modern chrome fixtures.
Kitchen - 3.3m (10' 8) x 2.9m (9' 5)
Stylish, fully fitted kitchen with an excellent selection of both wall and base units, integrated oven, hob and hood. Also room for a small dining table.
Utility area - 3.7m (12' 1) x 2.7m (8' 9)
Second generous conservatory situated to the rear of the property. Currently used as a utility area.
Bedroom 1 - 2.7m (8' 9) x 3.2m (10' 5)
Generous ground level double bedroom with built-in cupboards.
Dining Room - 2.7m (8' 9) x 3.2m (10' 5)
Family dining area with room for a large table and six chairs. Wood burning stove with attractive fireplace and hearth.
Conservatory - 4.7m (15' 4) x 4.2m (13' 8)
Bright and sunny conservatory, ideal for enjoying the spectacular surrounding views.
Attic room - 9.9m (32' 5) x 2.9m (9' 5)
Expansive, converted attic bedroom with two Duplex windows and wooden flooring. The floor has been restored to waxed original boards.
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