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Teal Cottage, Hightae
2 Bedrooms | Offers over £155,000

Walker and Sharpe > Teal Cottage, Hightae
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Key Features

  • Sash and Case windows
  • Good-sized accommodation
  • Large floored attic storage space

Property Description

Lovely two bedroom cottage situated in a village founded by Robert the Bruce in the 14th Century. This traditional property retains some original features, offers good-sized accommodation and has a well-stocked secluded rear garden, divided into 3 sections, patio area, grassed area and vegetable patch. Viewing is highly recommended.


General Information

The small, quiet village of Hightae is a village steeped in history, being one of the “Royal Four Towns” of Lochmaben.  It has a small community hub with Village Hall and also a popular restaurant and Primary School. Lochmaben is a short drive away for all other amenities and regularly served by local buses. Hightae lies close to the River Annan which is popular with fishermen. . This undulating countryside offers a variety of walking choices and leisure activities. It is understood that residents of the Royal Four Towns may fish on a stretch of River Annan from Shillahill Bridge to Smallholmburn. (Further information may be obtained from Doug Pettigrew on 01387 811660). As a result of local funding availability, local services and facilities, including the local Primary School, are understood to be particularly well resourced.

This property comprises Living Room, Kitchen, Two Double Bedrooms, Bathroom , Large floored and boarded attic space and Garden to rear.


Hardwood front door with attractive patterned glass panel leads directly into the hallway running the length of the cottage.


Two electric storage heaters. Boxed meter cupboard which houses meters and fuses. Matching wood shelving unit. Single electric socket and telephone socket. Sash and case window with secondary glazing and wide display sill.

Living Room

14’3” x 14’1”

4.35m x 4.29m

Lovely bright room with two PVC double-glazed picture windows both overlooking Rear Garden and both with wide display sills. Multifuel burner in natural brick fireplace and with

tiled hearth. Sash and case window with secondary glazing to side with display sill. Three double electric sockets. TV aerial point and telephone point. Electric storage heater. Fitted cupboard and shelf unit.


7’9” x 10’4”

2.40m x 3.16m

Wall and floor units with work surface area. Tiled splash backs. Stainless steel sink with single drainer and mixer tap. Fold away table. Four double electric socket and cooker switch. Electric storage heater. Double-glazed window with wide display sill which has remote opening mechanism.  Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Hatch with fold down ladder to floored and boarded attic space.

Bedroom One

16’7” x 11’8”

5.09m x 3.59m

Dual aspect Sash and case double-glazed windows allowing lots of natural light.  Electric storage heater. Three double electric sockets. Wash hand basin with under cupboard.

Bedroom Two

10’1” x 11’

3.07m x 3.35m

Double-glazed sash and case window with wide display sill. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors one with hanging rail and top shelf and one shelved. Electric storage heater. Two double electric sockets.


4’6” x 10’6”

1.40m x 3.23m

Cast iron bath with over bath electric Triton shower and glass shower screen. WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splash backs. Original clothes pulley. Patterned double-glazed window with display sill. Xpelair. Wall electric heater. Built in shelved cupboard.


Two completely floored and boarded attic storage rooms , one with Velux window and a pull switch light, the other with a skylight and built-in cupboards and a light fitting, also a new hot water tank. Both are accessed by hatch with fold down ladder from Kitchen.


There is a small parking space to front. A formal right of access in favour of neighbouring property Laburnum Cottage leads to Teal Cottage’s front door.

A metal gate leads to a well-stocked cottage garden which is attractively laid out with paved seating area. Grass area with flower and shrub borders and mature trees. Small barked area and garden shed and a fruit/vegetable patch in the lower part.


The property has mains electricity, water and mains drainage.  The telephone line may be taken over subject to British Telecom Regulations.

Council Tax  –  Band C

Home Report

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A closing date for offers may be arranged and therefore it would be advisable that prospective purchasers register their interest with the Selling Agents, in writing, and preferably through their Solicitor.

Walker & Sharpe, as Selling Agents, have prepared these particulars with care.  No warranty of any kind can be given that any items of electrical or mechanical equipment including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the central heating, drainage and electrical systems serving the property are in full working order.

The measurements, taken by sonic tape, are approximate and for guidance only.  It is for prospective purchasers to investigate and satisfy themselves as to the basic facts before submitting an offer.


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