4 bedroom detached house for saleGlengaber, 37 Carlisle Road, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11
Sold STC £299,000
Glengaber dates from circa 1905 and is an imposing and very handsome period house of dressed red sandstone combined with white harling under a rosemary tiled roof. The accommodation is laid out over 2 light, bright and easily managed levels. Internally, no expense has been spared in creating a very comfortable family home which cleverly combines a contemporary style and finish with historic character and charm.
The outer door leads to a period circular vestibule with mosaic tiled floor, symmetrical port hole windows and cloakroom/wc. The reception lounge gives access to a fine drawing room with bay window and leads to the sunroom with tiled floor, exposed stone wall and double doors to outdoor patio. The dining room has a fireplace with living flame effect gas fire and leads to good sized pantry. There is a fully integrated and well fitted kitchen and separate breakfasting room with Gas Fired Aga Stove. A step down from the kitchen leads to the rear hallway with door to side gardens, utility room, general purpose store with hot water tank and door to rear gardens.
The feature arch in the reception lounge leads to the period staircase, half landing with alcove and full landing made bright by cupola window. From the upper hallway, there are 4 good sized bedrooms, a walk-in general purpose store with hatch to access the attic and family bathroom with spa bath, separate corner shower and heated towel rail.
The gardens are a significant feature of the property and are accessed via double wrought iron gates set in gate piers to a black hardtop driveway flanked by red whin chips and assorted mature shrubs and bushes. The gardens are mainly to well manicured lawns and stocked flower beds which are beautifully colourful when in bloom. To one side is a slabbed area with outdoor seating and water feature. There is a drying area and secluded patio to the rear which allows ample space for loungers or alfresco dining. The rear gardens are privatised and secure, bounded by stone wall and horizontal wooden fencing. The front gardens are bounded by a neatly trimmed privet with single gate to access the pedestrian pavement.
Detached double car garage with up and over roller door, concrete floor, light and power. Stone shed with perspex corrugated roofing sheet.
Glengaber is situated on the fringe of the town of Lockerbie which has an extensive range of shops, leisure and retail services. Schooling, both primary and secondary are available in the area.
The M74 is 2.5 miles from Glengaber and provides excellent access to Central Scotland and the North of England. Lockerbie also has a main line railway station.
The area has an excellent range of leisure pursuits and activities including Lockerbie ice Rink. There are 32 golf courses in the district, eighteen of them are 18- hole courses. The area is also renowned for game fishing with the Rivers Annan and Nith close by, while there are numerous game shooting opportunities locally. The Solway Firth also offers challenging wildfowling.
Minor roads offer near endless cycling routes and surrounding countryside and hills offer a tremendous variety of scenic walks and hill climbs.
From the south, leave the A74(M) motorway at Junction 18 and head for Lockerbie/A709, turn right on to the B723. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit. Take the first left and the property can be found on your left hand side."
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