1 Cairns, renovated from a former barn (some 10 years ago), is an immaculately presented property. With great attention to detail and quality oak finishing throughout, exposed oak finishings, solid oak doors, vaulted ceilings with beams all contributing to …
1 Cairns, renovated from a former barn (some 10 years ago), is an immaculately presented property. With great attention to detail and quality oak finishing throughout, exposed oak finishing’s, solid oak doors, vaulted ceilings with beams all contributing to the high standard of finish and feature. The property presents a fine balance of entertaining/reception space together with four bedrooms over the two floors. The large Kitchen with double doors opening to the vast dining/living space provides a flexible social/entertaining space. Further doors opening to the decking area, ideal for al fresco dining. Each bedroom offers fitted wardrobe space and the property as a whole has an abundance of storage space. The property benefits from a favourable energy efficiency rating with full double glazing throughout, air source underfloor heating throughout the ground and first floor, divided with zonal temperature controls. In addition 15 roof mounted solar panels (10 south west facing, 5 south east) contribute to the electricity and provide quarterly payments. The garden room is undoubtedly the focal point of the rear garden space, bespoke in design it provides an extension to the accommodation space on offer. Lending perfectly to a place to sit and relax, absorb the surroundings or more specifically could easily adapt to a hobby room or Home Office, insulated with electric panel heater. The integrated double garage is an added bonus with space for housing one or two cars. 1 Cairns offers a rare opportunity to purchase a property of this type in a desirable rural location with excellent communication links.
1 Cairns is situated in a rural location part of a small commuter settlement but near to many small villages including Ecclefechan, Kirtlebridge and Kirkpatrick Fleming offering a range of service. Lockerbie provides a full range of services to the local community including schooling, local shops, supermarket, chemist, Banks, hotels and a post office. The property is ideally situated for easy access to many towns, Lockerbie being one but also a short distance to Annan and Gretna. Dumfries and Carlisle provide a wider range of services.
The M74 motorway (Junction 21) is some 2.5 miles distant, whilst the main line railway station in Carlisle is some 15 miles distant. The fastest train to London Euston takes approximately 3 ½ hours. There is also a railway station in Lockerbie, with direct services to Glasgow and Edinburgh taking approximately1hr. The airports of Edinburgh (87 miles), Glasgow (88 miles) and Newcastle (68 miles) are all within a two hour drive.
The area is renowned for its mild climate and beautiful scenery, and keen gardeners can grow a wide variety of plants, shrubs and trees in the rich soils. The area offers a wealth of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. There are excellent hill walking and riding opportunities in the area, as well as mountain biking at the Seven Stanes mountain bike centres of Ae, Newcastleton and Dalbeattie. Salmon and sea trout fishing is available on the nearby Rivers Nith, Annan and Border Esk, as well as trout fishing on Dumfriesshire’s numerous lochs and rivers. There is some spectacular driven and walked up shooting available on the local estates, as well as wild fowling on the nearby Solway coast. Equestrian pursuits are popular in the area, and there are several riding schools providing lessons and livery.
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. Utility Room. Wet Room. Kitchen. Dining/Living.
First Floor: Master en suite with balcony. Bedroom. Office/Bedroom. Bathroom. Bedroom en suite.
Garden Room with adjoining garden store (2.7m x 2.3m)
Double Garage (accessed from Entrance Hallway): Electric Door.
To the front the garden provides extensive gravel parking/turning area with a paved area approaching main entrance with a seating area tastefully dressed with pots and planters.
To the rear the garden is beautifully designed with ease of maintenance at the forefront however an appealing place to relax and unwind. With an area of lawn central to the make up, complimented by two areas of decking ideal for al fresco dining or relaxing of an evening. This combined with mature planted beds and fruit trees. The decking immediately to the rear of the property can be directly accessed from the Kitchen and double doors opening from the dining area. Far reaching views over the countryside can be enjoyed.
Storage space ideal for garden equipment adjoining the stunning Garden room.
The property is reached by a shared and gravelled track therefore ownership, rights of access and maintenance confirmed within the title.