Kirk Cottage

Tynron, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, DG3 4JZ

Asking Price £145,000

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DESCRIPTION Kirk Cottage is a quaint, traditional cottage set in the heart of Tynron village. The property looks to the south over the open fields, countryside and over the Shinnel Water. Within the living room is a wood burning stove to warm you after spending a day out and about exploring the countryside and discovering waterfalls. Within the kitchen is a further stove with a back boiler which provides heating throughout the cottage and there is ample space for a dining table. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms which can be accessed via stairs to each end of the property and a small adjoining door. SITUATION Kirk cottage is situated within the heart of Tynron village which is just 2.9 miles from Penpont. Tynron has a strong sense of community and many events are held in the village hall.Penpont provides a local shop, garage and primary school. A few more miles east is the town of Thornhill which is an attractive and bustling village, well known for its individual shops and boutiques. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the town provides a wide range of amenities including hotels, tea-rooms, bank, library, community centre, tennis and squash courts, health centre, pharmacy and a variety of shops. Thornhill is also home to Wallace Hall Academy recognised nationally as a secondary school of ambition, and a well-regarded primary school. The regional capital Dumfries (18 miles), has Dumfries Royal Infirmary, a leisure complex, pubs, restaurants and hotels. The Crichton Campus, home to the local campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland can also be found in Dumfries.The area is renowned for its diverse range of outdoor pursuits and activities. Hill walking and hiking is available all over the area on numerous paths and hills. There is excellent fishing available on the region’s many rivers and lochs, as well as good sea fishing off the coast. Mountain bike enthusiasts are well catered for with Drumlanrig Castle’s mountain bike tracks just 4 miles away and Seven Stanes Mountain biking at Ae Forest. For golfers there are several excellent courses nearby including the championship course at Southerness. Shooting is available on various estates. Equestrian pursuits are also well catered for with many stables offering livery and schooling. Birdwatchers can be entertained endlessly at the nature reserves at Mersehead and Caerlaverock, run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, where amongst other species Ospreys can be seen. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Kitchen, living room, utility room, shower roomFirst Floor: Two double bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and one with a dressing room.WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: overlooks.branched.ridingSOLICITORSWalker and Sharpe, Dumfries,LOCAL AUTHORITYDumfries and Galloway Council EPC = F