Double front character cottage with two double bedrooms dating back to 1800s in central village location within easy walking distance of a wide range of community- based activities in the lively village of Moniaive. The property benefits from UPVC double glazing and has a multi fuel burning stove in the cosy sitting room and offers a semi-rural lifestyle in the heart of the village on the edge of spectacular countryside. Ideally suited to professionals, retirees or a buy to let investor, the property would make a perfect permanent or holiday home. Viewing is essential to appreciate all this quaint cottage has to offer.
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The accommodation comprises a welcoming entrance hall leading to the sitting room to one side and the kitchen to the other. The generous sitting room has a feature stone fireplace with multi fuel burning stove and two windows to the front of the property providing lots of natural light as well as ample space for a dining area and access to the cellar beneath the property. The double aspect kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units, one and a half bowl sink and drainer, electric oven and hob and plenty of space for free standing kitchen appliances. From the kitchen the stairway leads to the upper floor where there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Both bedrooms have windows to the front as well as Velux windows. The family bathroom comprises a three-piece bathroom suite and has a built-in storage cupboard. There is on-street parking to the front of the property.
Transport, schools & amenities
Moniaive has its own primary schools and pre-school nursery provision and the nearest secondary school is Wallace Hall Academy in Thornhill (7 miles). Moniaive is a vibrant community of self-employed artists and entrepreneurs with a village hall shop, pub, hotels, gp surgery, and countless community activities going on daily. There is a range of other leisure facilities available in nearby Thornhill including an 18-hole golf course, green bowling club, squash and tennis facilities. Thornhill also offers a range of local shops, a pharmacy, health centre and dentists, bank, post office and library. The local area is renowned for hill-walking, mountain biking, fishing and wildlife. The area is steeped in history with the spectacular Drumlanrig Castle on the doorstep. At the same time, a brand new, state-of-the-art, regional hospital in Dumfries, is only 16 miles away. There are other close transport links including Dumfries train station, providing links to Carlisle and Glasgow. Major bus links can be accessed from the Loreburn Centre, Whitesands or Burns Statue. The M6 and M74 networks are accessible at Moffat, Gretna and Lockerbie. Dumfries town centre is 20 miles west and offers several major supermarkets, popular high street shops, a shopping centre, schooling, a university campus, a range of bistros and medical facilities.
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