4 bedroom detached house for sale

Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3

Guide Price £289,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fully refurbished and extended four bedroom cottage providing attractive well fitted accommodation including an excellent workshop/barn, gardens with potential for a small paddock and extending to around 0.8 acres (0.32 ha) overall. This is a quiet upland situation amongst the Dumfriesshire hills and neighbouring the open access Ae Forest with much wildlife and good opportunities for riding, cycling, walking and country pursuits. This house is a quality build including double glazing and central heating with a kitchen range, a cast iron stove and views to the surrounding hills. Local facilities are available in Thornhill around 8 miles and Dumfries around 16 miles. EPC = E.

LOCATION
A very quiet and rural upland location in the Dumfriesshire hills adjoining Ae Forest. This is a fairly remote situation neighbouring Mitchellslacks Farm and having access off an unfenced minor road with local facilities in Thornhill (approx 8 miles) or most required amenities in Dumfries (approx 16 miles). The A74M is accessible at Lockerbie (approx 19 miles). There are excellent views to the surrounding hills with much wildlife and many paths for cycling, riding or walking or country pursuits in the hills or the open access Ae Forest.

For directions, there are numerous potential routes but when approaching from the east and the A74M, it is suggested that you travel via Parkgate on the A701 Moffat to Dumfries road and follow the minor road through Ae Village and the Forest of Ae to Mitchellslacks. When approaching from Thornhill or Dumfries on the A76, you can either leave the A76 south of Closeburn and follow the road through the Forest of Ae and passed Loch Etterick to Mitchellslacks or from Closeburn through Cample and Gatelawbridge or from the centre of Thornhill at the roundabout proceed north east towards Gatelawbridge and the fell road to Mitchellslacks as for the Location Plans.

SERVICES
The property has mains electricity, a private sewerage tank and a private water supply for which more detail is available on viewing. We understand a BT telephone line is presently connected to the premises and the present owners have a broadband satellite dish. Heating is from an oil fired Dunsley Range and a solid fuel cast iron stove to radiators throughout the principal accommodation other than the kitchen and living room where the range and stove are situated.
These also provide hot water and the Dunsley Range has two ovens, two hotplates and a warming oven. Windows are all traditional style PVC double glazed sliding sash windows with first floor skylights are modern traditional style units.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dumfries & Galloway Council, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DE. Tel: 0303 333 3000.

COUNCIL TAX
Following enquiry to the Assessor's Office website we understand Mitchellslacks Cottage is in council tax band E.

POSTAL ADDRESS
Mitchellslacks Cottage, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway DG3 5EN.

PLANNING
This property was converted from a derelict stone cottage and outbuildings in 2006/2007. The development stripped the building to shell and comprised a full refurbishment and extension of the building. All enquiries regarding further development or extension should be addressed to the local planning authority.

ACCESS ROAD
We understand the owners have an appropriate right of way over the access road with shared maintenance.

SOLICITORS
Primrose & Gordon, 1 Newall Terrace, Dumfries DG1 1LN. Tel: 01387 267316. For the attention of John Lawson.

OFFERS
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.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS
The fitted carpets will be included in the sale price and the container measuring approximately 6.06m x 2.44m (20ft x 8ft) is available by further negotiation.

VIEWING
By appointment only with the sole selling agents on 01228 792299.

ACCOMMODATION
This traditional cottage has been fully refurbished and extended with stone faced walls, Westmorland slate roof, cast iron rainwater goods and modern PVC double glazed sash windows. The accommodation briefly comprises;

Front door to;

Living Room
8.03m x 4.89m max being a spacious room with an impressive cast iron stove set in a large sandstone fireplace and understair storage cupboard. An opening leads to;

Kitchen/Dining Room
4.72m x 6.52m having farmhouse style fitted cupboards and drawers with oak worksurface and Belfast sink and a Dunsley Range in a sandstone surround with two ovens, a warming oven and two hotplates.

A hallway off the living room has a door to the rear garden and parking area and to;

Bathroom
3.24m x 2.34m with panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C., and shower cubicle.

Bedroom
5.18m x 3.99m

First Floor
A staircase leads to a good sized landing with hot water cylinder cupboard and to the following accommodation;

Bedroom
4.78m x 3.47m max with coombed ceiling.

Separate W.C.
1.4m x 2.1m max with coombed ceiling.

Bedroom
5.66m x 3.47m max with coombed ceiling.

Bedroom
7.37m x 3m max with coombed ceiling.

Outside
To property is approached via a stone surfaced shared access track leading over a bridge on Capel Water and on to Mitchellslacks Cottage and the neighbouring Mitchellslacks Farm. To the front of the house there is a stone parking and turning area with a drive round to a further parking area to the rear of the house. To the front there is a rough grass area providing a potential paddock if fenced off, with a row of Beech trees and a small burn to one corner. To the rear there is a lawned garden with oil tank, stone walls and views to the surrounding hills. Buildings include:

Workshop/Garage/Barn
13.7m x 6.68m built in 2013 with concrete floor, vehicular access doors and box profile sheet cladding. There are electric lights and sockets.

Outbuilding
3.7m x 2.4m of brick and slate construction with concrete floor and electric light and sockets.

Timber Shed
1.8m x 2.4m approx with external water tap.

Glasshouse
1.8m x 3m approx.

HOME REPORT
A copy of the Home Report is available to download from the various websites we use or via the following link or by email on request. An extract from the Energy Performance Certificate Graph is shown below.

https://app.onesurvey.org/Pdf/HomeReport?q=NelV5XdBM8PzR45qxQVdQg%3d%3d



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21 November 2016

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  • Dumfries (12.8 mi)
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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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