Property of the Week Linlithgow

This 19th century house with rustic charm and bags of character, is located in part of the Union Canal and Upper Linlithgow conservation area of Friarsbrae.

Thrift Cottage, a three-bedroom end terraced property has been home to Thomas Davidson and his family for the past 25 years.

Property of the Week: Thrift Cottage, Frairs Brae, Linlithgow.

Property of the Week: Thrift Cottage, Frairs Brae, Linlithgow.

The majority of the properties in this area were built for canal workers.

Thrift Cottage was originally the Ostler’s cottage and stable and at one time, the residence of the Chief Constable of the Lothians.

Mr Davidson said: “It’s a great house and has been improved over the years, including the addition of a conservatory. It’s time to move and we are looking for a home by the seaside.”

A front porch leads to the entrance hallway and inner hall which gives access to the lounge, dining room and shower room.

The spacious lounge has a large formal seating area overlooking the garden and a snug area at the back. Light floods in the large windows at the front of the property and there is a stove and fireplace.

The master bedroom is bright and airy room with dual aspect sash and case windows to the front and rear of the property.

A further large bedroom has two sash and case windows overlooking the front of the property with triple fitted wardrobes, carpeted flooring, ample space for free standing bedroom furniture and a wall mounted radiator. There is an alcove that could be converted to a dressing room or en-suite.

The property has a third very generous sized room and a spacious bathroom.

There is a private lane to the front and rear of Thrift Cottage. which has been beautifully landscaped and includes a paved area.