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near Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire
Five bedroom detached converted barn for sale on edge of proposed Scottish conservation village and yet just 20 minutes from Carlisle and Dumfries

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large converted barn for sale near Carlisle

Converted barn for sale between Gretna and Lockerbie close to the England - Scotland border

Situated in the pretty village of Waterbeck, just five minutes from the M74 with excellent links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle (all just over an hour's drive) and only 21 miles from the border city of Carlisle.

This barn was originally built as a bacon curing barn in 1796 by the family of Thomas Carlyle, and was sympathetically converted into a comfortable family home in 1996. It is of thick stone wall and slate roof construction and has a living surface area of approx 330 square metres on a plot of approx. 1000 square metres.

It features an impressive gallery hallway with beams, slate floor and exposed stonework. On the ground floor there are the following rooms:

Large galleried hallway including glazed entrance area and downstairs cloakroom with sink and w.c and exposed stonework: 23' x 15'4" (6.95m x 4.6m)
Split level living room: 24' x 13'11" (7.3m x 4.2m) is seperated from the dining room 24' x 9'3" (7.3m x 2.8m) by a feature inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove (the dining room has exposed stonework)
Gym/playroom: with feature slit windows, stone recesses and exposed stonework 14' 9" x 9' 3" (4.5m x 2.8m)
Second sitting room: with slate floor, open plan with the large farmhouse kitchen 15' x 11'6" (4.5m x 3.5m)

Kitchen: (which comes complete with all appliances including Aga cooker, fully integrated fridge freezer and fully integrated dishwasher and has exposed stonework, stone recesses and slate floor). The units are solid pine. The kitchen has a breakfasting area which accommodates a large kitchen table. 18' 10" x 14' 9" (5.75m x 4.5m)
Utility room which has slit window and a barn door opening out to the back garden. Oil boiler and belfast sink. 9'5" x 5' (2.9m x 1.5m)
Office / workshop: has fitted desks and shelf units and a seperate phone line. Attic space above the office would give extra storage. 12'7" x 11'7"

The office is accessed through the garage which in turn is accessed from the hallway
The garage has double doors at the front. It would accommodate two cars. Monobloc paving at the front of the house gives parking for 5 cars. There is additional parking to the side of the property.

Master bedroom: 14'9" x 14'8" (4.5m x 4.5m) with en-suite bathroom (4 piece) 9'6" x 7'3" (2.9m x 2.2m), fitted wardrobes and dressing room 7'7" x 5'6" (2.3m x 1.7m) (features include beamed ceilings and the bathroom and dressing room have exposed stonework)
Bedroom 2: 15'3" x 11' (4.6m x 3.4m)is a large double room with en suite shower room 6'7" x 4'11" (2m x 1.5m) (features include beamed ceilings and exposed stonework)
Bedroom 3: is a double bedroom (features include beamed ceilings and exposed stonework) 15'3" x 8'10" (4.6m x 2.7m)
Bedroom 4: is a double bedroom (features include beamed ceilings and exposed stonework) 15'3" x 9.5" (4.6m x 2.9m)
Bedroom 5: is a double bedroom with velux window 14'9" x 7'9" (4.5m x 2.4m)
Family bathroom: 11'6" x 9'2" (3.5m x 2.8m)

Garden (mainly to lawn) at back, one side and front of property (other side of property is chipped stone).

Set close to the end of a private road, this barn benefits from mains drainage. The central heating is oil-fired and the heating is underfloor throughout. Built to high specification with excellent insulation, it has both a heat reclamation system and argon filled double glazed wooden windows. Satellite TV is piped in to both lounges and the upstairs master bedroom

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