£340,000 Offers over
A charming, sandstone cottage and courtyard, set within approximately 3.9 acres of grounds in a rural and picturesque location. Blackyett Cottage is a delightful cottage sited in an accessible but rural location near to Kirtlebridge in Dumfries and Galloway. The cottage benefits from spacious grounds including gardens, a gravelled parking area/turning circle, a traditional sandstone courtyard/steading (with excellent prospects for further development), as well as a grazing paddock extending to approximately 3.9 acres.
Enter the property through the front entrance double wooden gate into a generous driveway with full turning circle leading to the cottage, garage/stables and outbuildings. Enter the cottage through a wooden front door into the vestibule with tiled floor and 2 doors. The one on the right leads into the master bedroom, with the one on the left leading into the living room with a window to the front and a multi-fuel stove. There is a door leading into the hallway from the living room. The spacious kitchen/diner has double aspect windows, an Aga and a selection of fitted kitchen wall and base units with contrasting worktops. There is a selection of integrated appliances including the oil-fired Aga, induction hob, double oven, cooker hood and larder fridge. The next door leads into bedroom 3â with double aspect windows. There is a door into the utility room which has a Belfast sink, a door into the WC and an external door accessing the rear gardens, field and outbuildings. Along the hallway, is bedroom 2 with a window to the rear, overlooking the garden and fitted wardrobes. The modern family bathroom has a WC, wash hand basin with storage under and bath with shower over. There are also 2 storage cupboards and the boiler is housed in the bathroomâ. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes andâ a window to the front of the property and a door leading into the vestibule.
The property sits within a generous plot with gardens to the front and rear, as well as a large parking/turning circle in front of the house. The courtyard includes a large stable block with 3 stablesâ, as well as numerous other stables, stores and lofts providing excellent prospects for future development subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The current owners have already made pre-application enquiries with the Local Authority who have provided a positive initial response and this information can be passed on to prospective purchasers. There are two paddocks, the smaller providing a drying green, vegetable plot and space for chickens/ducks to roam and a larger paddock behind - ideal for livestock or horse grazing. The total land area is 3.9 acres
Nearby, the town of Lockerbie offers a wide range of amenities ranging from a local golf course, sailing, fishing, an ice-rink, a squash club and much more. Further main amenities can be found in Annan (5 miles), Dumfries (19 miles) or Carlisle (20 miles). Eaglesfield Primary is within an easy commute of the property, with the nearest secondaries being Lockerbie and Annan Academy - easily accessed by bus. All are highly regarded locally for quality schooling. The area has good rail links with Edinburgh and Glasgow, being served by the mainline railway station in Lockerbie whilst London Euston can be reached in about 3.2 hours from Carlisle. Access to the motorway can be found from the village itself, providing easy travel North on the M74 or South on the M6. The airports at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle are all about 1.5 hours' drive. Cairnryan, in the west of Dumfries and Galloway, has a ferry terminal to Northern Ireland and Belfast. The area offers boundless opportunities for the outdoor sporting enthusiast with the ability to participate in shooting locally, a variety of fishing on the Rivers Nith, Annan or Border Esk, sailing on Castle Loch at Lochmaben with Annandale Sailing Club and wildfowling on the Solway Firth. For golfing enthusiasts, local golf courses include Lockerbie Golf Club, situated on an elevated setting with stunning views over Annandale Valley, Powfoot, known as "one of golf's best-kept secrets", Lochmaben, Dumfries and Southerness on the Solway Coast. Lockerbie Ice Rink is a leading centre for curling in Scotland.
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From the M74 motorway (southbound), exit at junction 20 and turn right at the roundabout at the top of the slip road. Continue straight through the next roundabout for approximately 1â2 mile. Take the first left-hand turning, followed by the first right-hand turn, a little further along. Follow this road, bearing right at the next junction and pass the entrance to Robgill Tower on the left. Blackyett Cottage sits on the left-hand side of the road, just where another junction enters from the right. Northbound - exit at junction 20, turn left at the roundabout and continue for approximately 1â2 mile then follow the instructions as above.
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