Scaurhead Cottage Kirkbank Road Johnstonebrige Lockerbie DG11 1ES
Offers over £120,000
- Traditional detached cottage, extended to provide the current accommodation.
- Situated in an attractive rural setting, with an open view over surrounding countryside to the rear of the property.
- Close to the small but thriving community of Johnstonebridge, just off Junction 16 of the M74, which is the main North-South roadway.
- Porch, Lounge, Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom
- Might be considered for some upgrading work, but it does benefit from double glazing, oil-fired central heating and a fitted kitchen.
- Off-road parking areas and the sizeable garden could be re-cultivated and enhanced to take advantage of the rural setting.
- This property must be viewed to appreciate its potential as a delightfully-located permanent home, or for holiday rental.
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Johnstonebridge is a small Village surrounded by beautiful countryside. The Village has an excellent Primary School, Doctors’ Surgery and thriving community spirit. This is has led to the development of a new Community Facility, which is close to completion. The Centre is to have a community shop and Post Office, a Hall with stage, and meeting rooms. Outside, there is to be a Play Area, and a multi-use games area, as well as a Tennis Court, and eventually, a Bowling Green. Nearby, various community areas have been acquired, which are to be used as gardens and allotments. Johnstonebridge is around six miles from the lively Town of Lockerbie, where there is the main West Coast railway line and a number of shops. It is also around eight miles from the busy tourist Town of Moffat. Access to the M74 Motorway, North and South, is approximately five minutes driving distance from the Village.
Porch with slated apex roof, which provides a sheltered entrance to the property. Wooden door with outside light. Carpet tiling. Window to one side, and opaque glazed doorway into the house.
Window to the front and further window to the side, both with opening upper panels. The room has stripped wooden flooring and focus is given by a stone fireplace and hearth with small log-burning stove. The windows have display sills, and there is shelving in a recess, with storage cupboard below. Television and telephone points. Three double power points. Ceiling light fitting.
This room is light and bright, with windows to two sides, both with opening upper-panels. The rear access door, which is of uPVC sealed-unit construction, has an upper glazed panel. Strip light and modern three-spot ceiling light fitting. L-shaped run of units along two walls, with a mix of drawers and cupboard-space, with further storage in wall units on the two walls. Ample worktop preparation surface, and space and plumbing for a washing machine. There is a slot-in cooker and space for a fridge freezer. The oil-fired boiler is also located under the worktop, with chimney above. Inset stainless-steel sink with side-drainer. Centralheating control and radiator. Cooker switch. Single and two double power points. The floor is tiled, and there is sufficient space for a dining table.
This is carpeted and provides a coat hanging area. Ceiling light fitting. Rooms lie off this as follows-
Windows to the front and side, with opening upper panels and deep display sills. Ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Three double power points. Stripped wooden flooring and a built-in wardrobe with shelving, and higher-level built-in cupboards.
Light and bright room with a view out to the rear. Ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Single and two double power points. The room is carpeted and has built-in wardrobes with hanging, and further cupboards above.
Opaque window with opening upper panel. Three-piece suite. Shelved storage cupboard and bathroom fittings. Ceiling light fitting. Radiator.
There is an off-road car parking area, and the wooden gate opens to further parking at the side of the property. Cobbled area leads along the front of the house, and there is a further stone-chip pathway to the rear garden. The slightly raised an area beside this, with a granite retaining wall, has a wooden fence with a gate allowing vehicular access, so the area can be used for further parking, or a garage could be added (subject to necessary permissions). Granite steps lead down to the rear garden which, while in need of attention, is sizeable and is open to the surrounding countryside. Some mature planting, and the oil tank is located in one corner. Outside tap.
Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan contained here measurements of doors and any other items are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis- statement. This plan is for illustrative purposes only and should be used as such by any prospective purchaser.
Porch 4’8 x 3’7
Lounge 13’5 x 15’1
Kitchen 12’1 x 11’
Bathroom 7’9 x 6’9
Bedroom 1 10’11 x 15’3
Bedroom 2 11’2 x 9’9