Riverside Cottage, Eskdalemuir, Langholm, DG13 0QH
A charming detached three bedroom cottage, located in a peaceful and attractive location, enjoying open views from many aspects. Riverside Cottage has been fully refurbished and modernised by the current owners including new kitchen, bathroom, flooring, heating system and redecoration.
Cottage: Hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, two double bedrooms, one single bedroom, family bathroom.
Outside: Detached garage, coal/wood store, off-road parking for 2 vehicles and pretty wrap-around gardens
Riverside Cottage has been extensively refurbished by the current owners and offers bright and well presented accommodation for a couple or young family. Situated in a quiet and attractive setting in an elevated position above the River Esk.
The front door opens into a welcoming vestibule and entrance hall, with access to all rooms, attractive parquet effect floor and panelling to dado level. The modern kitchen benefits from gloss units with wood effect worksurfaces, integrated fridge/freezer, hob, oven and extractor hood and a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink with contemporary mixer tap. The spacious sitting room enjoys a dual aspect and far reaching views, with potential to install a wood-burning stove if desired. There are three bedrooms, two of which are well-proportioned double rooms, and a modern bathroom, which offers a shower over the bath, WC and wash hand basin set within a vanity unit.
The area is renowned for game fishing, shooting and cycling and the surrounding countryside is a haven for walkers and hill climbers. There are many options for Mountain Bikers available in the area with 2 of the world class 7Stanes routes within a short drive at Ae Forest and Newcastleton. The property is situated close to Castle O’er Forest with cycling trails and walks and an impressive Iron Age Hill Fort.
Langholm, a short 10-15 minute drive to the south east, has primary and secondary schooling, a number of independent shops, banks, supermarket, theatre, hotels, bars and restaurants along with the Buccleuch Centre, which is the premier music and arts venue in the South of Scotland. The town also has a sports centre and a 9 hole golf course.
A wider range of amenities can be found in Lockerbie, 14 miles to the west or the city of Carlisle (approx 26 miles to the south) which has a railway station on the Westcoast mainline connecting the region to Central London in just over 3 hours. The A7 in Langholm, also provides a very good link to the M6 motorway at Carlisle around 30 minutes away. The surrounding countryside is famous for its beauty and its wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities.
Directions: From Langholm take the B709 to Eskdalemuir, follow the road for 8 miles, once in Eskdalemuir take the left hand bend and go over the bridge; the property is then on the right hand side by the junction.