The Hamlet, Blackness

Offers Over £295,000
For Sale


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“The Hamlet” is situated  in the Heart of the village of Blackness, and the  tranquil picturesque shore line of Blackness’ Historic Castle It is very well placed for transport links to the M9, M8 Motorways. Forth Bridges and Linlithgow Train Station  making commuting to Edinburgh and the Central belt very accessible.

The property itself oozes charm and character and although would benefit from some internal cosmetic upgrading it is presented to the market in move in condition. It further benefits from double glazing, good storage and electric heating. There is a excellent local village Primary School.

Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the location and potential that this lovely cottage has to offer.

The generously proportioned accommodation is arranged over two levels and includes on the ground floor a reception vestibule that then gives access to the welcoming hallway. The spacious lounge is naturally light and airy and has a decorative window as a focal point. The fitted kitchen has ample base and wall units, complementary work tops, electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher and washing machine. The fourth bedroom/study has two good sized built in cupboards and has a view towards the shoreline. The WC completes the ground floor.

The upper level houses three good sized bedrooms with Bedroom one and two having dormer style windows. Bedroom three has a combed ceiling with a Velux styled window. The family bathroom has a shower above the bath.

To the side of the property is a tar macadam driveway giving ample off street parking. There is an area laid to grass to the rear of the driveway and a small garden shed.

Blackness is a small village with a harbour at Blackness Bay on the Firth of Forth. The village is renowned for its castle, which is situated on a promontory overlooking the bay, which originally served as a port for nearby Linlithgow. The surrounding area provides a choice of beaches, woodland walks to Hopetoun House and The Binns,  and a play park and also sits on the recently upgraded John Muir Way which is popular with walkers and cyclists. The village boasts its own primary school, boat club, church, newly refurbished restaurant and beer garden, and general store. Blackness Castle is owned by Historic Scotland and is popular as a tourist attraction and filming location including Hamlet, Ivanhoe  The Bruce and more recently Outlander.    Close to Bo’ness and Linlithgow which are both popular, bustling town centres supporting a wide range of family-run businesses and restaurants with Sainsbury, Tesco, Lidl and Aldi supermarkets all represented. Local schooling is available at both primary and secondary level. Blackness is ideally positioned for both the M9 and M8 motorway routes. The M9 gives quick access to Edinburgh and the M8 to Glasgow respectively. The area provides excellent road links to Fife, Central Scotland and beyond. The railway station at Linlithgow offers regular services to Glasgow and Edinburgh, making this an ideal base for commuting.


  • Country: United Kingdom
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  • Property ID 8475
  • Price Offers Over £295,000
  • Property Type Character Property
  • Property status For Sale
  • Rooms 1
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Label Great Potential
  • Public Rooms 1
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 2

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