Holmcroft is nestled in a peaceful hamlet location surrounded by countryside, yet just 4 miles from Lockerbie. The property forms part of the small hamlet of Middleshaw and enjoys far reaching countryside views to the front which can be …
Holmcroft is nestled in a peaceful hamlet location surrounded by countryside, yet just 4 miles from Lockerbie. The property forms part of the small hamlet of Middleshaw and enjoys far reaching countryside views to the front which can be enjoyed from the large windows to the front of the property or better still, from the first floor balcony, the ideal place to relax and take in your surroundings. The large Kitchen/dining/living area with modern fitted kitchen and central island provides the central hub of the home and a great social/entertaining space. The property benefits from double glazing throughout, oil central heating and an “Ancaster” feature open fire in the living room & snug. The master suite to the first floor, which provides an extensive space with walk in wardrobe and en suite has views to the front over the countryside beyond, which can be further enjoyed by opening the doors to the Juliet balcony. The cottage provides a spacious two bedroom property in the grounds, ideal for offering multi-generational living, earning potential from holiday letting or simply a space for family and friends to come and enjoy. Holmcroft provides a stunning family home in a highly desirable rural location within Dumfries and Galloway.
The gardens have been tastefully landscaped to the front and rear of the property and compliments the property beautifully, with chipped driveway and parking area to the front, leading to the rear and providing access to the cottage. Predominantly laid to lawn, with mature planting and flower beds creating interest. A raised patio area between house and cottage provides an ideal spot for al fresco dining and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. A further area, through a gate has two sheds, greenhouse, raised vegetable beds and fruit cages.
Lockerbie is ideally located for commuting north and south, situated only a short distance from to the M74 motorway link. The town provides a range of individual shops, supermarkets, primary schools as well as Lockerbie Academy, small hotels, train station, and health services.
Dumfries is the principal town and administrative centre for the district and offers a wide variety of facilities including primary, secondary schools and University Campus, with a wide range of shops, supermarkets and retail outlets. The City of Carlisle (25 miles distant), provides excellent retail and other amenities.
The area provides a vast range of opportunities for the outdoor sporting enthusiast with the ability to take 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 wild fowling 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.
There are railway stations in Lockerbie with links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester (including the airport) and London, and in Dumfries servicing the west coast mainline including Glasgow. Carlisle station offers West Coast Mainline services to London. The international airports, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Newcastle are all reachable within one and a half hours.
From the M74, junction 19 Ecclefechan, follow the B725 south west towards Annan. At Hoddomcross (a ruined church on your left) turn right signposted “Lockerbie 6 miles”. At the end of the road turn right onto the B723. After approximately 1 mile turn left downhill, signposted “Dalton 4 miles”. Follow downhill, Holmcroft sits in an elevated site on the right hand side.