Properties in Leadhills do not grace the market that often. On offer here is a spacious three bedroom detached cottage which has been well-loved by current owners. In addition to the property and existing garden, there is the option to purchase approximately one acre of land situated to the rear which could be utilised in a number of...
Properties in Leadhills do not grace the market that often. On offer here is a spacious three bedroom detached cottage which has been well-loved by current owners. In addition to the property and existing garden, there is the option to purchase approximately one acre of land situated to the rear which could be utilised in a number of ways.
Internally the property is made up of spacious living accommodation by way of a large lounge with a feature fireplace. This comfortable room is a relaxing space to watch television or gaze out the window to the stunning surroundings. The kitchen is located at the rear of the property, with stylish floor and wall mounted units this is a great space to cook, from the kitchen is the utility space and access to the rear gardens.
There are two double bedrooms on the ground floor both spacious allowing for a range of furniture configurations. One of the bedrooms has patio doors which is a lovely feature, this could also make a great dining room. The shower room is modern and fully tiled, a great addition to this floor.
Upstairs the master suite is the jewel in the crown. A very large room with a wall of storage and en-suite housing a bath and vanity storage.
This cottage is surrounded by beautiful scenery and a white picket fence. Also boasting large driveway, external storage and the option to purchase additional land, this property offers possibility and expansion the new owners.
Leadhills is the second highest village in Scotland at 1,460 feet above sea-level. The area is believed to have been important for mining since the Romans and the town is the site of the first discovery of many minerals, including lanarkite and leadhillite. Gold mined in Leadhills was used to form Scotland’s crown jewels, which are on public display at Edinburgh Castle. The Scots Mining Company House is an early 18th-century mansion house which was built for the manager of the Leadhill mines. Designed by William Adam, it is now a category A-listed building which has a coffee and gift shop.
Leadhills and Wanlockhead Steam Railway is the home of Britain’s highest adhesion railway. It climbs to 1,498 ft above sea level and visitors can ride on it as well as visit the museum and shop. Leadhills Golf Course, meanwhile, is Britain’s highest golf course at 1,394 ft above sea level. The town is also home to Britains oldest subscription Library, only 2 doors down from the property.
Daer Reservoir is nearby and is well stocked with brown trout for fishing. There are also many cycle paths and walks as well as skiing in the winter.
Leadhills has many holiday homes and also has a number of notable local businesses including the Leadhills Mining Bear Company, which sells bears dressed as miners. There is a local shop and visitors can find something to eat in the Hopetoun Arms Hotel. The Wanlockhead Inn, the highest pub in Scotland, is also only 1 mile away. The town can be reached by road from the nearby town of Abington while bus services run daily to Lanark and Wanlockhead, and regularly to Dumfries.
The village has its own primary school and transport available to Sanquhar and Biggar Academy.Extras (Included in the sale): Gas central heating, new windows, external storage.
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