Blackthorn, Hightae, Lockerbie DG11 1JN
5 bedroom detached bungalow
Offers over £240,000
- Detached Bungalow attractively set in a large, private plot on the edge of the Village of Hightae
- Lounge, Sitting/Dining Room, Dining Kitchen
- Five Bedrooms, Box Room/Study, Family Bathroom
- Utility Room, Shower Room, Cloakroom
- Oil-fired Central Heating
- Gravel Drive & Carport ( workshop/seating area)
- Extensive mature gardens to all sides of the property
- EPC E
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The village of Hightae is a thriving community, offering the best of rural living, with a local primary school and community groups. Hightae lies approximately four miles from Lockerbie and approximately three miles from Lochmaben, and is therefore well placed to take easy access to the nearby M74 motorway and is within easy commuting distance of the County town of Dumfries (around twenty five minutes away by car). Main shopping can be obtained in nearby Lockerbie or Dumfries, which has two cinemas, national chain stores and is the main local shopping centre. There is a well-regarded village school with secondary schooling to sixth-year level available in nearby Lockerbie.
Hightae is also, along with Heck, Greenhill and Smallholm, one of the “Royal Four Towns”, so called due to the service of the then residents to the Bruce family in the 1300s. The fishing rights on the River Annan were established by Royal Charter from Robert the Bruce, a free fishing permit is available to village residents.
Entrance Porch – uPVC double glazed door with upper, lower and side panels. Radiator. Cupboard with hanging rail.
Hallway- Large ,creating a connecting hub to other areas of the property. Radiator.
Cloakroom – wc, pedestal sink. Radiator. Shelved storage area
Lounge – A large, light and bright room with feature open fire and wooden hearth which extends to provide display area and recessed shelving. The room benefits from a large picture window, a floor to ceiling window to the side and sliding doors to the garden. Two Radiators. Wall lights.
Sitting Room/Dining room – This room could be used as a formal dining room, but has more recently been used a sitting room, although still accommodating a table. There is a recessed area which has been shelved and a serving hatch through to the kitchen. Window overlooking the garden. Opening through to –
Kitchen – A good mix of wall and base units with ample preparation worktops. Stainless steel sink with side drainers, gas hob ( bottled gas ) and an eye-level double oven. Bench seating and table provide space for informal family dining. A pantry provides further storage. Windows to either side. Radiator. Extractor Fan. Continuing through to the –
Utility Room – A large room with built-in storage, and space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, and fridge freezer. Belfast sink below a window to the front, and a further window to the side. Radiator. Door to garden and door leading to the –
Shower Room – Thermostatic shower with enclosure and Respatex panels WC & pedestal sink. Radiator.
Returning to the entrance and to the Inner Hallway, which has the Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and a Box Room/Study leading off. There is also a large shelved storage cupboard. Loft access is also here.
Bedrooms Five Bedrooms all of which have built in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving. Three of the bedrooms have vanity sink units with additional storage below. All have radiators
Bathroom – The bathroom suite comprises a bath, Wc and wash hand-basin. The basin is set in a vanity unit with additional storage below and a large mirror above. Radiator.
Large Box Room or Study – This has a window overlooking the garden and has shelving. Could be used a Home Office, or Craft Room.
Outside – Door from the kitchen leads out to the External Boiler Store which houses the combi-boiler. The electricity meters and fuse boxes are also located here. A gravel drive provides parking for several vehicles. There is a substantial Carport, but this has been partially altered to a workshop area, and sheltered seating area. However, this could be restored for vehicular use. The extensive mature Gardens are bordered with hedges and have open views to the fields beyond. The Oil tank is in the garden and a Wooden Shed is included in the sale.
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