Scroggie Bank

Bentpath, Langholm, DG13 0PB

An attractive three bedroom detached cottage in a pleasant garden plot and a quiet rural situation. The accommodation has oil fired central heating and timber double glazing and briefly comprises; living room/dining room with cast iron stove, fitted kitchen, conservatory, utility room, bathroom and three bedrooms. The garden has ample parking, lawn, decking and wooded banks extending down to an adjoining burn and the River Esk. Bentpath is a small village in Eskdale around 6 miles from the popular town of Langholm and an ideal location for exploring the Dumfriesshire and Borders countryside and ideal for walking and country pursuits.

EPC = E

GUIDE PRICE: £199,500

Langholm 6 miles, Eskdalemuir 7 miles, Lockerbie 16 miles,
Carlisle 24 miles, Hawick 25 miles (All distances approximate)

SITUATION
Bentpath is a quiet and rural village on the B709 which runs through Eskdale from the popular town of Langholm to Eskdalemuir. The road follows the River Esk with hills rising on either side to over 350m and extensive areas of forestry. This is an excellent situation for exploring the upland areas of Dumfriesshire and into the Scottish Borders with many fine walks available together with much wildlife and an ideal location for country pursuits. There are excellent local facilities in Langholm (approx 6 miles) to include a good range of shops, bank, supermarket, primary and secondary schools, sport and leisure facilities together with a theatre. Most required amenities are available in the City of Carlisle to include a wider range of shops, access to the M6 and mainline trains.

DIRECTIONS
Langholm is situated on the A7 north of Junction 44 the M6 at Carlisle. From Langholm take the B709 signposted to Eskdalemuir and proceed out of the town for just under 6 miles until you enter the village of Bentpath. Continue on the B709 and you will see on your left two pairs of semi detached houses after which you take the second entrance on the right to Scroggie Bank, which is next to a sign for Boonies Cottage. For sat nav purposes use postcode DG13 0PB and please take note of the enclosed Location Plans.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dumfries & Galloway Council, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DE.
Tel: 03033 333000.

COUNCIL TAX
The property is in council tax band D.

POST CODE
DG13 0PB.

SERVICES
The property has mains water and electricity with an oil fired central heating system to radiators throughout the principal accommodation and a cast iron multi fuel stove in the living room. There is a private septic tank and the windows are timber double glazed with a PVC conservatory.


VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only with the selling agents on 01228 792299.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS
Any fitted carpets and blinds that remain in the property will be included in the sale.

SOLICITORS
To be confirmed.

OFFERS
Offers for the property should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to C & D Rural, Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle CA6 5LY. Those parties wishing to be informed of a closing date for offers, should notify the selling agents of their interest, as soon as possible, to ensure they are contacted. The Vendor and selling agents, however, reserve the right to sell privately and without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer. Please note that estate agents are required to check the identity of all buyers under The Money Laundering Regulations 2007. To save time and minimise inconvenience to buyers, could the buyer's solicitor please confirm in a covering letter to a formal offer that their client's identity has been verified in accordance with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information for the Payer) Regulations 2017, and that we may rely upon these checks for the purposes of this legislation, and that they agree to provide the information immediately on request and to keep the data for a period of 5 years. Note; one photo taken earlier in the year.

ACCOMMODATION
The well fitted and extended accommodation makes good use of natural timber joinery and exposed stone walls and briefly comprises;

Front Door to an Entrance Hall

Bathroom
2.2m x 2.01m having a three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C., with a shower and screen over the bath.

Utility Room
2.41m x 2.24m having a single drainer stainless steel sink with cupboards under, work surface, central heating boiler, plumbing for a washing machine and wall cupboards.

Kitchen
3.38m x 3.62m having a range of fitted wall and base kitchen units, a stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink, integrated dishwasher and double oven, a four ring ceramic hob with hood over and French doors to the conservatory.

Conservatory
5.9m x 4.33m max with PVC double glazed windows, a tiled floor and French doors to the garden.

Living Room/
Dining Room
5.45m x 4.41m max having a cast iron multi fuel stove set in an attractive stone surround.

Bedroom
3.04m x 3.79m.

Bedroom
3.04m x 4.22m.

Bedroom
4.18m x 3.22m max.


Outside
To the front there is an access drive with parking and garden areas to include a wooded bank leading down to a burn on the western boundary and to the rear lawn, decking and a further wooded bank leading down to the River Esk. The property extends to around 0.45 acres (0.185 hectares) overall. The first section of the access road has a right of way over in favour of the neighbouring dwelling known as The Boonies, which will be explained on viewing.

HOME REPORT
A copy of the Home Report is available from the websites we use or by email.

Guide Price: £199,500