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5 Meadowfoot , Wanlockhead, Biggar

OIRO: £50,000

Under Offer


  • Semi Detached
  • Cottage
  • Double Glazed
  • Rural location
  • Large Gardens

Located in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highest village sitting at a height of 1531ft above sea level we bring to the market a one bedroom semi-detached cottage.

The village has various tourist attractions including a Lead Mining Museum, and a well preserved water-powered beam engine. 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 the oldest working post office in the world as it was established in 1712 . For education, there is a primary School in nearby Leadhills and Sanquhar Academy for secondary education.

The accommodation comprises of a large living room, kitchen, shower room, bedroom and floored attic space with large garden to the front and rear.

Entrance Hall (6' 7" x 4' 3" or 2.0m x 1.30m)
Entering into the property via the uPVC door you enter the hallway which leads directly to the bedroom, stairs to the floored attic space and the living room with kitchen and bathroom beyond. There is also a night storage heater, light fitting and smoke detector.

Living Room (15' 5" x 11' 10" or 4.69m x 3.60m)
The large living room has a double glazed window to the front, a wood burning stove and a night storage heater. There is a central light fitting, coving and laminated flooring.

Kitchen (15' 11" x 5' 3" or 4.86m x 1.61m)
The kitchen is located to the rear of the property and has matching wall and base units along with a large pantry cupboard. A stainless steel sink and mixer tap, central light fitting, two double glazed windows looking out to the rear garden and wall mounted heater.

Hallway (5' 4" x 2' 9" or 1.62m x 0.83m)
From the kitchen there is a small hallway leading to the rear garden and the shower room.

Shower Room (5' 4" x 4' 4" or 1.62m x 1.31m)
The shower room houses a wash hand basin, WC and electric shower. A Dimplex wall mounted heater and double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom 1 (15' 5" x 7' 11" or 4.70m x 2.41m)
The main bedroom has a large storage cupboard which is neatly fitted under the stairs. There is a night storage heater, central light fitting and double glazed window to the front.

Attic room
From the main entrance hallway the stairs lead to the floored attic areas which have been divided into three rooms. The first room measures 2.85m x 3.04m with sloping roof, access to the eaves and has the water tank and a velux window.

There is a landing area measuring 1.5m x 3.10m again with sloping roof and velux window.
And the final room is 2.55m x 3.03m with velux window and sloping roof.
With the relevant consent there is the potential to convert this space to suit your requirements.

Front Garden
The property boasts two large garden areas one to the front and one to the rear. Both areas benefit from outstanding views of the surrounding hills.

Home Report
The home report can be accessed from or on request from our office.

The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 came into force on the 26th June 2017. This now requires us to conduct due diligence not only on our client but also any purchasers or occupiers. Once an offer has been accepted, the prospective purchaser(s)/occupier(s) will need to provide, as a minimum, proof of identity and residence and proof of funds for the purchase, before the transaction can proceed.'

Closing Date
It is possible that a Closing Date may be set for the receipt of offers and all interested parties are urged to indicate their interest to the selling agents via a solicitor so that they may be informed should a Closing Date be set. It should however be pointed out that the seller reserves the right to sell the property without the setting of a Closing Date.


These particulars were prepared on 24th July 2020 and have been carefully compiled and are believed to be correct. Any error or omission however shall not annul the sale nor in any event give grounds for action at law. '

From Dumfries head north on the A76 heading to Mennock. Upon reaching Mennock take the right on to the B797 for Wanlockhead/Leadhills. Upon entering Wanlockhead take the first left and keeping left until you reach Church street. Continue along until you reach Meadowfoot and number 5 is located on the right hand side.

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