‘<b><i>Charming 3-bedroomed semi-detached country cottage in peaceful rural hamlet’</i></b>

3 bedrooms
1 public room
1 bathroom

This delightful semi-detached cottage enjoys a tranquil setting in the small hamlet of Fala Village.   It offers all the very many benefits of country life yet is close to fast road networks.  With origins dating back to around 1900, the property has character and offers scope for further improvements. Accommodation (79sqm) is arranged all on one level and has benefitted from a dining room (or third bedroom) extension. The comfortable living room has a dual aspect and gives access to the fitted Chippendale kitchen.  There are two double bedrooms (with fitted wardrobes) and a bright bathroom which has just been completely refurbished. The loft space is not suitable for conversion.

Electric-fired central heating (modern wet system with panel radiators and double glazing make this a warm and cosy home. The property also benefits from a wood burner stove.  

The gardens are well presented and incorporate a mixture of flower beds and paviour throughout.  The garden is well stocked with herbaceous shrubs providing all year interest and colour.

Forming part of the picturesque Conservation Area of Borthwick and Crichton, Fala Village occupies an elevated position surrounded by unspoiled natural countryside and Fala Moor. The small community benefits from a local play park, village hall and private nursery within the village. Neighbouring Pathhead (4 miles) and Humbie boast local shops, cafes, pubs and a post office. Larger superstores and entertainment facilities can be found at both Dalkeith and Fort Kinnaird Retail Park. Children attend Tynewater Primary School and Dalkeith High School.  For the commuter, the A68 runs alongside the village providing direct access to the City Bypass and as well as access to The Borders. There is also a regular bus service which runs to Edinburgh City Centre (16 miles).  

The property has been valued by surveyors at £280,000 and the Home Report is available from the ESPC web site.

The property is in Council Tax Band E and an F rated Energy Performance certificate.

The fitted carpets, curtains, oven, hob and washing machine are included in the sale price.

Viewing is by appointment with the Agent - telephone 0131 243 1235 (or 07595820611 out with office hours and weekends). Email rcran@dm-property.com


Key features

  • Charming stone-built semi-detached cottage
  • Living room and separate dining room (or third bedroom)
  • Kitchen
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Newly refitted bathroom
  • Electric fired central heating and double glazing
  • Mature private garden
  • EPC F
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