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Deceptively spacious terrace cottage situated in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead. The property has magnificent views across the village to the hills in the distance and benefits from double glazing and central heating provided by a multi fuel stove in the lounge. The property is complemented by terrace rear gardens and a variety of timber outbuildings.
Accommodation mainly comprises entrance hall with doors to the lounge and downstairs bedroom. The lounge has a front aspect and is a spacious well-proportioned room with staircase to the loft bedroom and door to the kitchen along with a storage cupboard and fireplace housing a multi fuel stove which services the central heating system. The rear aspect kitchen provides a wide range of base and wall storage units with stainless steel 1 ½ basin sink along with tile floor and door to the rear. Also, to the rear is a spacious shower room with white suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower. There is also space and plumbing for washing machine. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a front aspect double bedroom.
On the first floor are two loft spaces which were used as bedrooms with velux windows offering natural light.
Outside is parking to the front and to the rear are terrace gardens with a wide variety of plants, shrubs and trees along with patio area and a range of timber outbuildings.
Early viewing is highly recommended.
Wanlockhead has a population of around 150 residents and is the highest village in Scotland at a height of 1531ft above sea level. The village has several tourist attractions including a Lead Mining Museum, and one of the best-preserved water-powered beam engines in Europe. The village is on the Southern upland Way, which has a designated footpath stretching 212 miles from the Irish Sea to the North Sea coast. The village also has the local Inn, the highest pub in Scotland, and with various clubs including fishing and a Silver Band, and a 9-hole Golf Course (The highest golf course in Scotland) can be found nearby in Leadhills. Wanlockhead is ideally situated for commuting with the M74 Junction approximately 8 miles distant. Edinburgh is less than an hour drive and Glasgow for approximately 45 minutes. The Mennock Pass is one of the most picturesque routes in Scotland and is the main route (B797) from Wanlockhead towards the A76 and the village of Sanquhar. Sanquhar is notable for its tiny post office, established in 1712 and is the oldest working post office in the world. For education, there is a primary School in nearby Leadhills and Sanquhar Academy for secondary education.
20 miles away on the A702 lies Biggar, a lovely market town in South Lanarkshire and home to the new Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum. Biggar also has Scotland's only permanent puppet theatre, which is run by the well-known Purves Puppets family set in a miniature Victorian music hall.
26 miles away via the A73 lies Lanark which is home to the New Lanark World Heritage Site, a unique 18th-century mill village sitting alongside the picturesque River Clyde.
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