4 bedroom town house for sale


Offers in Region of £159,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A three or four bedroom town house with garden and garage/workshop which is situated in the attractive village of Newcastleton in Liddesdale. This property is conveniently located close to all local facilities in the village centre and the pleasant upland situation provides excellent outdoor leisure pursuits in the surrounding hills and forests.

This well presented property has LPG central heating, part PVC double glazing and much original character and briefly comprises; entrance hall, sitting room, living room, dining room, breakfast room, utility area and kitchen on the ground floor. On the first floor three bedrooms and a bathroom. The dining room or sitting room could readily be used as a further bedroom if required. To the rear there is a pleasant garden with boiler house and garage/workshop providing potential subject to planning consent for extension of the house into the garage/workshop if desired. EPC = E.


North Hermitage Street is close to Newcastleton village centre with all amenities, a playing field and riverside park close at hand. Facilities include a primary school, bank, Post Office, two hotels/public houses a hardware store, newsagent and convenience store. Newcastleton is an early planned village of mainly stone built houses laid out in a grid system, with three principal squares. This is an excellent base for access to the vast area of surrounding open hill and forest to include the Border Forest Park and the many hills that follow the Scottish/English border from Cumbria towards Hawick and Keilder Forest. This region is at the centre of a growing tourist area with a good range of local facilities and a wider range of amenities and services available in Hawick or the City of Carlisle, where there is also access to the main line train network and to the M6 Motorway. In particular there is growing interest in the historic Liddesdale Valley and a considerable increase in visits by cyclists on long distance cycle routes and for local mountain bike excursions. The village also has popular festivals and shows including the lively and popular music festival in early July. Newcastleton is in the former county of Roxburghshire which is part of the Scottish Borders Region and its location is shown on the following Location Plan.

For directions to the property, if entering from the south, follow South Hermitage Street into the central square known as Douglas Square and continue on this road into North Hermitage Street where the property will be seen on your right.

The Property has mains water, electricity and sewerage with a LPG fired central heating system to radiators throughout the principal accommodation plus an LPG fire in the living room. The windows are a mixture of PVC double glazing and hardwood single glazing.

The property is listed in council tax band D. The local authority is the Scottish Borders Council, Newtown, St. Boswells, Melrose, TD9 0SA. Tel: (01835) 824000.

The fitted carpets and blinds are included within the sale price.

Early vacant possession with no chain is available for this property.

Stevenson & Johnstone, 38 High Street, Langholm, DG13 0JH. Tel: 013873 80482. For the attention of Kenneth Hill.


Strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agents on 01228 792299.

Offers for the property should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to C & D Rural, 17/19 High Street, Longtown, Carlisle CA6 5UA. Those parties wishing to be informed of a closing date for offers, should notify the selling agents of their interest, as soon as possible, to ensure they are contacted. The Vendor and selling agents, however, reserve the right to sell privately and without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

The accommodation has retained much original character to include pine doors and joinery and briefly comprises:-

A PVC double glazed front door to entrance hall with under stair storage cupboard, meter cupboard, coat hooks and radiator.

Sitting Room
4.91m x 3.66m with an original cast iron fireplace surround, two radiators and double aspect windows.

Living Room
4.96m x 3.8m having an attractive original painted slate fireplace with LPG fire and a traditional built-in cupboard with a glass fronted display cabinet above.

Dining Room
5.02m x 3.21m having French doors to the garden plus a traditional cast iron fireplace with original tile hearth, two radiators, cornice and loft access hatch.

Breakfast Room
2.62m x 3.41m with fitted wall and base cupboard units, room for a breakfast table and chairs, radiator and an opening to:-

Utility Area
2.47m x 1.99m having a timber single glazed back door, work surface and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine.

3.16m x 2.33m plus recess, with fitted wall and base kitchen units, a 1 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, a freestanding double oven with ceramic hob (not warranted), a two ring LPG hob and a large extractor hood over. In addition a wine rack, under unit lights to one bank of wall units and windows to two walls.

First Floor
A staircase from the entrance hall leads to a first floor landing with two radiators and loft access hatch with drop down ladder to a part boarded loft space with electric light.

4.86m x 3.66 with radiator, ceiling cornice, picture rail and double aspect windows. There is a range of fitted wardrobes to include bedside cabinets, dressing table, chests of drawers and shelving.

4.04m x 3.94m with radiator, built-in wardrobes to one wall and picture rail.

2.38m x 2.58m with radiator and picture rail

1.76m x 2.5m av. having a white three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. The room is fully tiled with an extractor fan, radiator and electric shower unit over the bath.

All measurements of rooms are maximum measurements to take account of chimney breasts and recesses unless stated otherwise.

To the front parking is available in a cobbled lay-by and also on a return frontage on Whitchester Lane, where there is access to the rear garden and to the garage/workshop. There is a pleasant garden with a low maintenance patio area, lawn, flower beds and stone wall boundaries.

Outbuildings include:-

3.74m x 6.33m with electric light and sockets, vehicular access roller door, pedestrian door and mezzanine storage.

Boiler House
2m x 1.6m max with butler sink, electric light and socket, shelf and boiler.

A copy of the Home Report is available to download from our website or by email on request or using the following link. The Home Report includes an Energy Performance Certificate and an extract from the EPC graph is shown below. Since the Home Report was prepared the vendor has instructed a local builder to replace the ridge tiles and to re-point the gable end of the house. The vendor also proposes to complete the reported repair works to a rear chimney stack.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 February 2015

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Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY

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Nearest station

  • Gretna Green (15.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

C & D Rural, Carlisle

Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY

01228 738014 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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