Chocolate-box cottage is too sweet to pass up

A charming two-bedroom cottage on the banks of the River Nith is our latest Property of the Week.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 10:17 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 10:18 am
Humbie Holm is accessed through part of the Drumlanrig Estate
Humbie Holm is accessed through part of the Drumlanrig Estate

Humbie Holm at Enterkinfoot is on the market for offers over £225,000 from Threave Rural.

This ‘chocolate box’ cottage is accessed through part of the beautiful Drumlanrig Estate, which boasts miles of walks, acres of gardens and of course the historical Drumlanrig Castle.

This traditional stone-built cottage has mature landscaped garden grounds surrounding the property, which are a haven for attracting a multitude of local wildlife and have some potential for self-sufficient living.

The cottage offers cosy, but spacious, accommodation

For the keen fisherman, there is direct access to the River Nith.

The property has been well-maintained over the years offering comfortable two-bedroomed accommodation over a single floor.

The master bedroom features fitted wardrobes with cupboards over, built-in drawer units, while a second double bedroom also has fitted wardrobes.

The living room features a wood burning stove set in a feature fireplace, while there is a separate dining room.

The kitchen contains a range of floor and wall units and an electric cooker set in a traditional inglenook fireplace.

Attached to the kitchen, and also accessible from the outside via a covered porch is a utility room which is plumbed and contains a bespoke wood burning stove, and loft access via a Ramsay ladder.

A shower room off the utility room is in addition to the main family bathroom.

To the front of the property is a covered patio making this the perfect area for alfresco dining and entertaining, along with a timber framed conservatory to the eastern side.

A single detached garage is also situated within the grounds and at present, currently utilised for storage.

The nearest local services can be found at Thornhill which boasts an attractive and comprehensive range of shops, hotels, pubs, library, garage and petrol station, dentist, podiatrist, community hospital, health centre and schools.

For more information visit or call 01556 453453.