Dalserf Station House, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, ML9 2UA
Dalserf Station House is a a delightfully charming period picket fence cottage in the peaceful South Lanarkshire countryside boasting wonderful garden grounds extending to circa 0.26 of an acre.
Steeped in history, Dalserf railway station opened its doors in 1866, with the building comprising station masters house and ticket office sat just off the railway line. The station closed for public travel in 1951 and the last freight trains rolled through in 1964. The property was sold to employees of then Caledonian Railway in the early 1960s as two semi-detached cottages, however in 1966 the current owners acquired the second property and converted it into one full home.
The property has recently been reconfigured to provide a more pleasing layout of accommodation fit for modern living with the possibility for superb further development subject to relevant consents.
Accommodation comprises, entrance vestibule into reception hallway, front facing formal lounge with newly built staircase to the upper level, central focal point feature fireplace, to the rear of the lounge a ground level bedroom suite with two generous wardrobe closets. On the adjacent side of the home a formal dining room/sitting room with further focal point feature fireplace, to the rear a well-proportioned kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units. A three-piece bathroom suite with over the shower bath.
On the upper level there are two generous bedroom suites thanks to the stairway reconfiguration, both large doubles with the principal bedroom providing fitted mirror wardrobe space and the second eaves storage access, both with Velux windows.
The property has been thoughtfully reconfigured within and boasts a wonderful rural location accessed via private road. Further benefits include a system of oil-fired central heating, full replastering throughout bar the kitchen/Bathroom with the replastered rooms fully painted in white base, new Velux windows and all new internal doors.
Externally the property is surrounded in the original picket fence dating back to the 1860s, the picket fencing is held up with rail bars used when the railway was being constructed, the gardens are superb, providing rose patches, laid lawn, extensive shed storage with one of the sheds being repurposed from an old rail carriage and numerous vegetable and fruit patches, a small sandstone outhouse, once the stations public rooms are used as storage and the boiler house.
Enjoying a rural setting just a mile outside Larkhall surrounded by picturesque countryside views. Shopping facilities are abundant within Larkhall with several high street retailers and supermarkets. Hamilton offers further shopping facilities at Palace grounds retail park. Outdoor pursuits are abundant with multiple natural trails and Lanark’s renowned golf course a short journey away. Commuters have speedy access to Glasgow and Edinburgh centres via Lanarkhall, and Hamilton railway stations and for drivers the M74 access is closely accessible via junction 7 & 8.
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