3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale21Livingstone Place, Lockerbie, DG11 2AU
Under Offer £115,000
- Lounge & Dining area
- Kitchen, rear porch
- 3 bedrooms
- Front & rear gardens
- Shared Drive, Storage building with up-and -over door, Wooden Shed
- Gas central heating & double glazing
- EPC E
Attractive semi-detached house, located in a quiet and sought-after residential street, within a short walk of the town centre and amenities. It has had a new gas-fired central heating system installed within the last few years and the original property has had double-glazing added. In the past, a full-height extension has been added at the rear, allowing for a third bedroom upstairs and, downstairs, a separate kitchen which has, in turn, meant that the living accommodation downstairs now features a light and bright lounge open-plan through to a dining-area. Attractive cast-iron open balustrade staircase, and this is an ideal family home which also benefits from off-street parking and a ,safe and secure, enclosed sheltered garden to the rear.
Lockerbie is a thriving market town which lies on both the national road and rail networks, making it ideally situated for access to the rest of the country. The surrounding countryside offers a varied choice for those seeking country pursuits such as fishing, walking and horse riding, whilst the town itself has an 18-hole golf course, bowling green, ice rink and squash court. The town also offers the usual range of shopping facilities, whilst the county town of Dumfries (some twenty five minutes away by road) has two cinemas and a wide range of national chain stores and specialist shops. Carlisle is twenty minutes' drive to the south. Lockerbie has highly-regarded schooling to both primary and secondary level in a new combined school.
Iron gate, and concrete path which leads to the solid wooden-panel front door. There is a glazed light above and a tiled step. The door leads into-
Entrance Hallway Laminated threshold, with the remainder of the hall carpeted. This also continues up the stairs, which have an attractive cast-iron open balustrade, with wooden handrail. There are built-in cupboards under the stair, and there is some further storage in a tall wall-cupboard next to the door. This also houses the modern consumer board and electricity meter. Ceiling light fitting. Smoke detector and alarm. Radiator and central heating control. Telephone point. In to the right lies-
Lounge & Dining-area 25'6 x 12'
Opaque fifteen-pane glazed door. This room runs from front to back of the house and is light and bright with dual-aspect windows front and rear. These are double-glazed, opening-panel windows and the rear opens into the porch. It has a deep display sill, and built-in cupboard below. The tall front window is set in the original panelled surround, and the curtains and rails are included. A focus is given to the lounge by a feature-stone open fireplace, with tiled hearth and wooden mantle. [Note: The back-boiler served the heating system, but there is now a new-combi boiler. While the original back-boiler has been disconnected, it would have to be made safe for the fire to be used.] Wall-alcove to one side, with wooden base and glass-shelving. Ceiling light fitting. Radiator . Single and three double power points. The room is carpeted, and there is a further ceiling light fitting in the dining-area as well as a radiator and two double power points. Off this area lies -
Kitchen 16'2 x 5'11
Fifteen-pane opaque glazed door. Striplight. Vinyl flooring. Single-glazed window to the rear, with opening panels. Venetian blind is included. L-shaped run of base units, with ample worktop preparation surface above. Inset one-and-a-half bowl stainless-steel sink and side-drainer below the window, with a sink-unit and, to one side, space and plumbing for a washing machine. There is a good mix of cupboard and drawer space on the long wall with two wall-units above for additional storage. Wall shelves. Space for fridge/freezer. Slot-in cooker and cooker-point with socket, further single power point and three double power points. There is a door which leads into the porch and a further fifteen-pane opaque glazed door leads back to the hallway. The stairs lead up -
The carpeted stairway leads to the upper accommodation with a small quarter-landing.
Door off to -
Bedroom 1 13'4 x 6'6
This bedroom forms the upstairs part of the extension with a uPVC double-glazed window to the side. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Ceiling light fitting. One double and one single power point.
Continuing on to the upper landing, doors lie off to-
Bedroom 2 12' x 11'5
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Wall light with shaver point. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light fitting. Telephone point. Three double power points. Radiator. Hatch to Loft.
Bedroom 3 13'1 x 10'11
Double bedroom with built in cupboard which houses the Potterton combi-boiler with further small storage cupboard above. uPVC window to the font. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light fitting. Three double power points. Radiator.
Bathroom 8'10 x 6'10 (at longest)
Sealed flooring with adapted shower enclosure. Triton Safe Guard Thermostatic Shower. Multi-wall panelling to shower area with shower curtain and hand-rail. Bathroom suite comprises WC & wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, mirror and light with shaver point above. Glass display shelf. Wall-mounted cabinet with mirrored doors. Heated towel-rail. uPVC opaque double- glazed window with deep display sill to the front. Vertical blinds are included. Ceiling light fitting. Radiator.
Returning to the Kitchen, the half-glazed door leads into -
Porch 8'10 x 7'2
This is of lean-to construction, with glazing in two sides from dado height. Sloping polycarbonate roof. There are further kitchen units, for storage, and a worktop. Space and power for a tumble dryer, and there is a further tall storage cupboard. Striplight. Vinyl flooring. It is single-glazed, but provides ideal sheltered entrance to the rear of the property. It has a coat-hanging area. Half-glazed outside door.
Outside To the side of the property, there is a shared access, originally a cart-way leading to the rear. Although now included within the property, the neighbouring house does have a right of access over this. Subject to this, there can be parking on a paved area, and the property does benefit from a large storage building. This of brick construction with a slate apex roof. Up-and over entrance door, and there is a window to the side. The paved area is to one side, and there is also a further paved patio area at the bottom of the garden, of which is largely laid to law, but with some attractive miniature trees, and other boundary planting providing shelter. There is also fencing, making the area safe and secure. Wooden Shed. Outside tap.
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