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5 bedroom detached house to rent

The Shaw House, Boreland, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11

£800 pcm

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 13 September 2018 (124 days ago)

Key features

  • Spacious property with many traditional features
  • Partial double glazing and oil central heating
  • Entry by negotiation
  • Pets at landlord's discretion
  • Landlord registration: 75727/170/26440
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Grade B listed Georgian country house in private grounds.


The Shaw House is situated about 1 mile away from the small village of Boreland which has a primary school. Lockerbie is about 6½ miles, which provides a good range of day to day services, shopping facilities and secondary schooling. There is a West Coast mainline railway station in Lockerbie, as well as access onto the A74M both of which provide access to the north and south. Carlisle is approximately 45 minutes’ drive, and Glasgow is about 1½ hours’ drive.

This area of Dumfries & Galloway provides many sporting opportunities with the local Dumfriesshire hunt, shooting and fishing opportunities, golf at Moffat, Lockerbie and slightly further away at Powfoot. The 7 Stanes cycling network is located within Ae Forest and also at Newcastleton.


The property is entered through a timber door into the

Front Hall
6.18m x 3.01m at widest. Cantilevered staircase to first floor. Small coat cupboard. Wood flooring. Door to rear hall and doors off to:

Drawing Room
6.14m maximum x 4.79m. Brick fireplace with timber surround. Wall cupboard with display shelves and storage cupboards below. Double glazed timber sash and case windows with working shutters and fitted curtains.

Living Room
6.09m x 3.88m. Non-working marble fireplace, with corner press. Sash and case double glazed timber windows with working shutters and curtains.

Inner Hall
With rear stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Timber glazed door to rear porch. Doors off to:

2.54m x 2.56m. Wash hand basin and WC. Tile floor. Secondary glazing. Hatch to cellar.

Utility Room
2.64m x 2.10m. Range of floor and wall units incorporating a single stainless steel sink and drainer and plumbing for a washing machine. Vinyl flooring.

Garden Room
3.99m x 2.73m. Row of cupboards partially housing the hot water cylinder and offering storage. UPVC sliding patio doors to outside.

5.00m x 4.95m. Fitted range of floor and wall units with recessed 2 oven white oil fired Aga with extractor hood over, granite work tops incorporating a 1½ sink unit and drainer, and floor and wall units incorporating an electric oven and dishwasher. Central worktop and breakfast bar. Laminate flooring. Open archway to:

Dining Area /Sun Room
7.41m x 4.46m at widest. Light and spacious room with wood burning stove. Timber door to garden. Double glazed windows with roller blinds. Laminate flooring.

Rear Porch
1.82m x 1.72m. Half glazed timber door to parking area and garage. Tile flooring. Door off to:

Boiler Room
Housing the oil fired Trianco boiler and heating programmers.

First Floor

The carpeted sandstone stairs open out onto the front landing, door to Rear Landing and doors off to:

Master Bedroom
4.77m x 4.72m. Range of fitted wardrobes and drawers. Sash and case double glazed timber windows with working shutters. Curtains. Frosted glass door to:

3.36m x 1.30m. Thermostatic shower in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 2
4.13m x 3.72m. Range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Sash and case double glazed window with working shutters. Curtains. Door to:

Bathroom 1
4.17m x 2.27m. Bath with shower tap attachment, wash hand basin in vanity unit and WC. Shaver point. Radiator and towel rail. Shutters. Carpet. Door onto Rear Landing.

Rear Landing
Providing access from the rear stairs. Doors off to:

Bedroom 3
5.04m x 4.18m. Secondary glazing.

Bedroom 4
3.36m x 3.33m. Wardrobes. Secondary glazing. Curtains.

Bathroom 2
3.33m x 1.52m. Bath with electric shower over and shower screen, wash hand basin and WC. Radiator and electric fan heater.

Bedroom 5
4.44m x 3.91m. Fitted wardrobe. Curtains.

4.41m x 3.32m. Fitted office furniture to all walls with modern desk units, workspace and cupboards. Telephone point.

Surrounded by mature garden ground with sloping lawn to one side and small lawned area to one side of the house. The driveway leads to the rear door and a modern double garage with up and over door with lights. The traditional stone outbuildings and barn to the rear of the house which are not occupied are not included in the tenancy and are separately fenced off.

Square Footage: 3,574 sq ft


From Lockerbie, take B723 for Boreland and Eskdalemuir. Immediately after the signpost for Berryscaur take the first private tarmacadam driveway on the left hand side signposted Shaw House and follow this road up to the sweep at the front of the house. Please note that the property post code, DG11 2LG, may not take you directly to the property.

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