Savills | Muirhead Cottage, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 5EB | Property for sale
954 sq ft(88.63 sq m)
Offers over £215,000

Muirhead CottageThornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 5EB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Charming farm cottage in beautiful rural positon
  • Close to the picturesque village of Thornhill
  • Detached and set in an elevated position with panoramic views across the surrounding countryside
  • Well proportioned accommodation throughout
  • Award winning holiday rental accommodation
  • Fully enclosed lawned garden with large gravelled parking area with room for three cars

Charming traditional farm cottage in beautiful rural location.

About this property

  • Muirhead Cottage is a traditional detached cottage set in an elevated position with beautiful panoramic views across the surrounding countryside. The accommodation comprises an entrance vestibule, well proportioned sitting room with a feature sandstone fireplace and woodburning stove, two double bedrooms, a modern bathroom with a shower over the bath, a dining kitchen with fitted units and a rear porch containing the central heating boiler. There is also a low ceilinged attic room which is carpeted and lined and accessed by an internal staircase.

    The garden is mainly laid to lawn and is fully enclosed. There is a large gravelled parking space in front of the cottage with ample room for three cars.

    The cottage also has broadband Wi-Fi.

    Please note that Muirhead Cottage has been an award winning holiday let over the last 15 years and further information is available from the selling agent.

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Looking out over the Nith Valley from this cosy cottage is a wonderfully relaxing experience; neatly presented and easily maintained, it would be ideal as a weekend bolthole or holiday rental property.

Peter GillespieProperty agent

Local information

  • Muirhead Cottage occupies a beautiful rural position with magnificent open aspects over the Nith Valley and views beyond to the Southern Upland Way.
  • Muirhead is close to the picturesque village of Thornhill which has a wide range of professional services including a primary school, secondary school, doctor's surgery, dentist surgery, post office, hotel, church, village hall and numerous shops and restaurants. There are a wider range of professional services available in Dumfries. Dumfries is a busy country town providing a wide range of facilities including schools, a newly built hospital and sports clubs. The M6 and M74, the main route from North West England to Scotland is approximately 24 miles east of Dumfries and the M77 provides commuting to Glasgow. There is a railway station at Dumfries.
  • The south west of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and abundance and diversity of recreational pursuits and field sports, including shooting, stalking as well as trout and salmon fishing on numerous rivers and lochs.The Nith Valley has wonderful forest and woodland walks with fishing in the River Nith. A wide variety of beaches, coastal paths and beautiful walks are within easy reach. There is excellent hill walking and cycling along some of the numerous cycle routes. The 7stanes is a nationally renowned network of mountain biking trails in the hills and forest parks, linking seven mountain biking centres. There are several golf courses within easy travelling distance including Thornhill and The Championship course at Southerness on the picturesque Solway Coast.
  • One of the finest tourist attractions in the South West of Scotland is Drumlanrig Castle which remains a family home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry. Drumlanrig Castle offers one of the best visitor experiences you are likely to find anywhere, and it is surrounded by superb formal and informal gardens that are well worth visiting in their own right. The Castle is within 5 miles of Muirhead Cottage.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Glasgow head south on the M74 continuing beyond Abington and turning right following signs for Thornhill. Continue along the A702 and on reaching Carronbridge, turn left onto the A76 and left again. Continue along this road to find Muirhead Cottage on the right hand side. For sat nav postcode is: DG3 5EB
  • EPC Rating = F