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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newcastleton, Roxburghshire, TD9

Under Offer £254,950

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Tenure: Freehold

A substantial detached 5 bedroom dwelling house in a rural location boasting fine views over the Liddle Valley. The property is of a traditional style with well proportioned living accommodation, ideal for utilising as a Bed and Breakfast business and set in a good sized garden with ample parking. Leafield house lies approximately 3 miles to the south of the popular village of Newcastleton on the B6357 and is around 20 miles from Carlisle.

Accommodation with approximate measurements comprises; vestibule, hall, 2 sitting rooms, dining room, kitchen, study, conservatory, 5 bedrooms (2 with en-suite shower rooms). Bathroom, detached double garage, garden, LPG central heating and full double glazing. EPC = C.

Leafield House is situated on the B6357 Canonbie to Newcastleton road in a rural area with views to the surrounding hills. There is a useful range of local facilities available in the nearby village of Newcastleton (approximately 3 miles) to include a primary school, bank, post office, two hotels/public houses, a hardware store, newsagent, cafe, convenience store and Health Centre incorporating a pharmacy. Newcastleton is an early planned village of mainly stone built houses laid out in a grid system with two principal squares. Most required amenities are available in the City of Carlisle to include mainline trains and access to the M6 Motorway (approx. 20 miles). This is an attractive rural area and 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 Kielder Forest. The region is at the centre of a growing tourist area and in particular a 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 of Newcastleton has popular festivals and shows including a 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 Plans.

For directions from Carlisle take the A7 North through Longtown, turning right into Canonbie. Follow the B6357 towards Newcastleton for about 6 miles. Leafield House is situated on the left 3 miles south of Newcastleton and about 100 metres before the right hand turning for Kershopefoot. Please see Location Plans.

The Property has mains electricity, a shared private water supply and private drainage with an LPG fired central heating system and PVC double glazing throughout.

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

The fitted carpets, floor coverings and light fittings throughout the property are included within the sale price.

By arrangement.

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, Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle CA6 5LY. 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 briefly comprises:-

Entrance Vestibule
A PVC double glazed storm door. Glazed door leading to hallway.

Under stairs cupboard and radiator.

Front Sitting Room
4.85m x 3.55m measurements exclude bay window. Bright spacious sitting room. Well presented with wood burning stove set in a wood surround and marble hearth. Wood dado rail. Wall lighting and radiator.

Dining Room
4.50m x 4.20m a good sized dining room with dado rail and radiator.

5.30m x 3.66m fully fitted floor and wall units in wood and a graphite 1.5 bowl sink unit. Central island unit, electric hob, cooker hood, eye level electric double oven, integrated dishwasher, tiled surrounds, recessed lighting, T.V. point, radiator and glazed door leading to utility room.

Utility Room
2.20m x 3.40m stainless steel sink in fitted worktop with tiled splashback, plumbed for washing machine, Worcester gas boiler serving central heating and water. Radiator. Glazed door to rear cloakroom.

Rear Cloakroom
W.C., wash hand basin and extractor fan and radiator.

Rear Vestibule
With PVC double glazed door and meter cupboard.

Living Room/Study
4.85m x 3.40m Gas fire set in polished conglomerate marble with wood mantle and radiator. Double doors to conservatory.

3.10m x 3.10m PVC double glazed units on dwarf walls, polycarbonate roof, wall lights, radiator, tiled floor and radiator. Double doors to outside. French windows to the rear sitting room.

Rear Sitting Room
4.50m x 3.40m measurements exclude bay window. French windows to conservatory, electric coal effect stove in tiled surround with pine mantle, radiator and T.V. point.

First Floor
A staircase from the entrance hall leads to a first floor landing and to;

Bedroom 1
4.50m x 4.20 with built-in double wardrobe with bi-folding doors and radiator, fully tiled en-suite shower room with Mira supreme electric shower system, W.C., wash hand basin, radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2
4.87m x 3.55m with built-in wardrobe with bi-folding doors, radiator, en-suite shower room, Mira Excel shower in built-in tiled cubicle W.C., wash hand basin, radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3
3.45m x 3.70m with built-in double wardrobe with louvre doors and radiator.

Bedroom 4
3.40m x 2.35m A single bedroom with radiator.

Bedroom 5
3.30m x 3.40m with built-in wardrobe housing the hot water cylinder and radiator.

Family Bathroom
2.90m x 3.39m having part tiled walls, panelled corner bath, separate shower cubicle with electric shower system, W.C., wash hand basin, built-in shelved cupboard with louvre doors, radiator and extractor fan.

A good sized garden with wrought iron gates leading to a tarmac drive providing ample parking. The garden is largely lawned with a variety of dwarf trees and shrubs and paved areas. LPG gas tank.

Outbuildings include:-

Double Garage 6.56m x 5.91m of block construction with tiled roof and an up and over door. PVC double glazed windows and doors and electric power points and lighting.

A copy of the Home Report is available to download from the websites we use or by email on request. The Home Report includes an Energy Performance Certificate and an extract from the EPC graph is shown below.

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28 April 2016


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