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The Cottage, Shawhead, Dumfries, DG2 9SL
4 Bedrooms | Price Reduction - Now Offers over £155,000

4 Bedroom detached cottage

Walker and Sharpe > Properties > The Cottage, Shawhead, Dumfries, DG2 9SL
Under Offer

Key Features

  • Private Garden
  • Garage
  • Driveway
  • No Onward Chain
  • Double Glazing

Property Description

Deceptively spacious four bedroom detached cottage with lots of character and many original features throughout. Situated in quiet rural village location which has a primary school, regular bus route and the A75 can be easily accessed by car within a few minutes drive which provides good links to the motorway both north and southbound. Under 40 minute drive to beaches on the wonderful Solway coast such as Sandyhills. The property is in an area of lovely open outlooks and is close to the Glenkiln Reservoir which offers excellent access to walking and cycling. The cottage benefits from double glazed windows, oil fired central heating, lots of natural light, has a generous sized private rear garden which includes a driveway, garage and workshop. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the potential of this property. Flexible accommodation with two downstairs bedrooms that could be reverted to a sitting room and dining room.



Double glazing

Private Garden

General Information


Entrance by a recently fitted composite door with brass inlay leading into the vestibule.


Entrance Vestibule

4’11” x 3’7”

1.5m x 1.1m 

Tiled flooring, electric meter, frosted glass paneled door leads into the hallway



Fitted carpet, radiator, doors to the living room, front room, back room, and bathroom, stairs leading to upper accommodation, understairs cupboard. Switchback staircase with double glazed window facing the rear of the property.



12’9” x 11’6”

3.9m x 3.5m

Electric fire with wooden surround. Radiator, window to the front of the property, Fitted carpet and wooden door to hallway.


Sitting Room /4th Bedroom

12’9” x 8’10”

3.9m x 2.7m

Radiator, window to the front of the property with deep windowsill. Fitted carpet and wooden door to hallway.


Shower Room

4’7” x 8’2”

1.4m x 2.5m

Ground floor shower room, frosted window to rear, heated towel rail, radiator, WC and wash hand basin, shower cabinet.


Dining Room/3rd Bedroom

12’6” x 10’10”

3.8m x 3.3m

Fitted carpet, small bay window onlooking the rear of the property, alcove space with shelved cupboard, radiator and wooden door to hallway.



8’6” x 23’7”

2.6m x 7.2m

Fitted base and wall units,  Built in cupboard containing the hot water tank, wide gallery windows to the rear and side of the property. Radiator, plumbed for washing machine, oil boiler, large sink with double drainer. Wooden door into the garden and a wooden door leading into the living room.

Upper Hall

Wooden doors to bedrooms 1 & 2 and the boxroom.


Bedroom 1

12’6” x 18’5”

3.8m x5.6 m

Fitted carpet, radiator, window to the front of the property, cupboard door giving access into eves, wooden door into upper hallway.


Bedroom 2

12’2” x 18’1”

3.7m x 5.5m

Fitted carpet, radiator, window to the front of the property, cupboard door giving access into eves, wooden door into upper hallway.



5’11” x 7’7”

1.8m x 2.3m

Sloped roof, window overlooking the front of the property, wooden door into upper hallway.



 Double wooden doors leading into the garage, concrete floor, window to side facing the garden, light and electrics, window in roof.


Outbuilding / Workshop 

Outbuilding with electrics, wooden built shelving, work benches.



The property is surrounded by a brick wall to the front and side, at the front there is wrought iron gates. To the rear of the property the garden has a vegetable patch to the back surrounded by grass and wildflower. Pathways from the driveway to the back of the garden and a paved area in the middle.



Electric cooker


Council TaxBand D

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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