Savills | The School House, Boreland, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 2LL | Property for sale
2,034 sq ft(188.96 sq m)
Offers over £395,000(€457,281)

The School HouseBoreland, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 2LL

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Large family country home in the village of Borland
  • Thought to date from circa 1880 and refurbished and extended in 2003
  • Beautiful open aspects over the surround grounds and to the picturesque countryside
  • Drawing room with windows to front and side
  • Open plan fitted modern kitchen / breakfasting room
  • Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, dressing room and walk in bedroom
  • Mainly lawned grounds, garage, and garden shed
  • Additional garden grounds/pony paddock available by separate negotiation

Charming and well presented Victorian house in scenic rural location.

About this property

  • The School House was built circa 1880 and was refurbished and extended in 2003 to create a large family country home with beautiful open aspects over its surrounding grounds and to the picturesque countryside beyond including the little white kirk which sits to the south-east of The School House.

    The accommodation on the ground floor includes an entrance hallway, attractive drawing room with window aspects to the front and side overlooking the gardens, formal dining room, shower room with modern suite, spacious open plan fitted modern kitchen / breakfasting room, utility room, larder and integral garage. The first floor accommodation comprises a generously sized principal bedroom suite with en suite bathroom, dressing room and walk in wardrobe, two further well proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom. The dressing room could be used as a child's bedroom or home office.

    The extension built in 2003 is double glazed. The property has oil fired central heating.

    The grounds surrounding the property are mature, mainly lawned and enjoy beautiful open aspects over surrounding farmland. There is a secluded terrace, garden shed, ample parking and integral garage. The grounds extend to the fence at present but additional garden grounds or a pony paddock would be available by separate negotiation.

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This fine traditional family home is ready to move into, and its pretty location is rural yet far from remote, with the bustling town of Lockerbie only 6 miles away.

Peter GillespieProperty agent

Local information

  • Boreland is a small village approximately 6 miles north of Lockerbie and has a regular bus service to Lockerbie serving Lockerbie Academy and Lockerbie Primary school. There is a well appointed village hall in Boreland in which many recreational events take place. In the village there is equestrian tuition and livery facilities available at the nationally recognised Chariots of Fire Centre.
  • Lockerbie provides a wide range of professional services including a main line railway station for the North and South including London Euston as well as easy access on the M74 linking Carlisle and Glasgow. Lockerbie has a supermarket, library, Ice Rink and several restaurants.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Glasgow head south along the M74 and take the Lockerbie turn off. From Lockerbie take the B723 north towards Eskdalemuir. Continue along this road to the village of Boreland, proceed past the sharp left hand bend in the village and The School House is the first house on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold