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Realter welcome to the market this traditional 4 Bedroom, 2 reception room charming cottage with 5 acres of equestrian land, stable block, garden and detached garage situated at Durisdeer, Thornhill with superb views across the rural countryside. This spacious family home requires immediate viewing.
The present owners have undertaken significant work on the property in the last 2 years including the addition of the Sunroom- without losing any of the homely feel you would expect of a 200 year old former farm cottage.
Externally there are 2 interconnected paddocks, stable block with 2 stables, tack room and hay store and hard core turning area for horse boxes. The cottage also has a good sized attractive front garden; with fish pond and patios, garden shed and small chicken run and coop; and detached garage with additional hard standing parking.
Internally the cottage has a traditional Kitchen Diner with Aga Stove, Lounge/Dining Area, Sun room, 4 Bedrooms- 1 with en-suite cloakroom and family bathroom.
New Boiler fitted , Free private water supply with new infrastructure and filter system guaranteed by Buccleuch Estates.
The sunroom has addition of under floor heating. The sunroom has its new build warrant issued by the council.
All new fencing around the fields. A new water trough serves both fields .All new drains around the property.
There has been some work on the roof by a local roofer to improve the quality by a local roofer
Lounge and Dining Area (26' 03" x 13' 01" or 8.00m x 3.99m)
Dual aspect windows create plentiful natural light in this extremely spacious room. Attractive sandstone hearth with oak mantlepiece housing multi-fuel stove. Curtain poles, picture rail, coving, radiator and newly fitted carpet
Farmhouse Kitchen (15' 04" x 14' 06" or 4.67m x 4.42m)
Dual aspect windows, providing natural light, wooden ceiling beams, recessed oil fired AGA, hand made wooden base units, Belfast sink, recessed larder cupboard with water filter system, large storage cupboard housing oil fired boiler (new 2015) and hot water tank. Included is a Smeg fridge-freezer, electric cooker, dishwasher and washing machine. Fully tiled floor. Telephone point. Charming stable door opens to the side and rear gardens.
Sun Room (16' 5" x 12' 10" or 5.0m x 3.90m)
The Sun Room is a versatile new edition to the cottage completed 2015 with fabulous views of the garden and countryside beyond. Windows to the front and in the roof provide natural light. Tiled floor with under floor heating. Double glazed door leading to the front garden. Ceiling beams and natural stone wall are a feature of this room.
There are 2 hallways - these form the L-shaped access route within the cottage. Both have solid oak flooring, radiators, ceiling lights, smoke alarms and loft access points, one of which has a loft ladder.
Master Bedroom (14' 01" x 9' 07" or 4.29m x 2.92m)
Master Bedroom with window to the rear, coving, radiator, curtain pole and fitted carpet.
White wash hand basin and WC. radiator, extractor fan, tiled floor.
Bedroom 2 (12' 10" x 11' 04" or 3.91m x 3.45m)
Spacious room with window to the front with deep sill, tongue and groove panelling to 2 walls (dado height), radiator and curtain pole.
Bedroom 3 (12' 10" x 7' 09" or 3.91m x 2.36m)
Bright room with leaded bay window and deep sill overlooking the garden. Tongue and groove wall panelling to dado height. Hand made desk unit. Radiator, curtain pole and fitted carpet.
Bedroom 4/Study (13' 01" x 7' 03" or 3.99m x 2.21m)
Window to Sun Room. Hand made fitted desk unit and shelving. Fitted carpet, radiator and telephone point.
Bathroom (11' 08" x 9' 07" or 3.56m x 2.92m)
Opaque window to rear. White suite of WC, wash hand basin, traditional free standing cast iron bath which is an original feature from the 1930s and has been re enamelled. . Separate shower cubicle with electric shower and Respetex wall covering. Shaver point, radiator, cushioned vinyl flooring and extractor fan.
South facing garden laid mainly to lawn with a range of trees, shrubs and bulbs to create all year round colour. There is a paved path along the front of the house with a patio area and further patio area with wooden decorative screen, fish pond and rockery accessed by stepping stones set into the lawn.
Greenhouse, shed, vegetable plot and hen run
The vegetable plot is to the side of the house and has 5 raised beds and border for additional fruit trees. The large wooden octagonal greenhouse and shed are in excellent condition.
The hen run is fenced separately and split into 2, with a nursery area and a coop for up to 14 fowl.
Stone built single detached garage, up and over door, work bench, emergency generator, power and water tap. Across the lane is an additional hardcore parking area for several vehicles.
This consists of 2 stables, each with gravity fed drinking bowls. Tack room with power and light, external protected power points and external light system with sensors. Water supply. Attached hay store with ventilation and raised floor. The stables are on solid base, Both are actually detachable if the stables are desired to be moved.
There are 2 fields with a ranch gate between, suitable for equestrian usage totalling around 5 acres. The fields run behind the rear and sides of the cottage The post and wire fencing is only 2 years old and there is also a water trough between the fields. In front of the stables is a hardcore turning circle for vehicles.The paddocks offer tremendous views across the local countryside
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