Beechhurst, Bonchester Bridge Road, Hawick, TD9 8LG
3 Bed Apartment
Offers Around £250,000
About the property
Beechhurst is a stunning Victorian mansion with beautiful gardens and grounds set in a country location off the Bonchester Bridge Road on the outskirts of Hawick. The property is set at the end of a private drive with excellent privacy and ample parking with an extensive lawned garden to the front and further gardens to the side and rear.
Unique selling points include the main entrance with double storm doors and an arched transom window, a Victorian tiled hall with panelled surrounds and retained period features including the attractive oak panelled reception hall with decorative cornice and ceiling, high skirtings, two public rooms with a bay windowed sitting room overlooking the garden, spacious accommodation with high ceilings and neutral décor with period style enhancing the natural light and charm throughout. The study downstairs would easily be adapted to a third bedroom with the benefit of a cloakroom on the lower floor and a stylish, contemporary bathroom serving the two principal bedrooms on the upper floor. Outlooks over the side gardens are private and stunning and there is also a secret garden beyond, both benefiting from good outlooks and views over the Teviot Valley.
The property lies within easy walking distance of the Town Centre with a large range of shops, restaurants, schools, sports centre, theatre and cinema complex and fine attractions including the Museum and Wilton Lodge Park. The new Borders Railway at Galashiels and Tweedbank lies 20 minutes away providing a rail link to the heart of Edinburgh with the main A7 some 30 miles to Carlisle and good links to airports with both Newcastle and Edinburgh within a 70 mile radius.
Entrance Vestibule, Outer Hall, Cloakroom, Panelled Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Lounge, Three Bedrooms, Kitchen, Pantry, Rear Hall, Utility Room, Bathroom, Private grounds with Front and Side Gardens and Patio, Ample Parking and Timber Garage.
The stone arch is replicated with an arched timber panelled ceiling within the outer vestibule with an inner door with side panels providing good natural light to the central hall or vestibule with painted panelled surrounds and attractive cornice and decorative tiled flooring. This extends to the side to a good sized cloakroom again with the original Victorian flooring and painted wainscoting and cream décor with panelled modesty window to the front, high ceiling and cornicing with coat hanging on traditional hooks. The centre piece reception hall with feature oak panelled walls to picture rail height is truly impressive with matching panelled windows to the front with working shutters and large windows overlooking the grounds and providing good natural light. A twin archway opens through to the connecting hall while an attractive plaster ceiling with decorative cornicing compliments the traditional style with pendant chandelier style light fitting with matching light fitting beyond in the rear hall. A door off to the side leads to a drawing room with a large bay window again with fantastic outlooks overlooking the side gardens with views towards the Minto Hills and a feature fireplace with living flame gas fire. Traditional features include high skirtings, panelled bay window and decorative cornicing. A connecting hall leads off the reception with a large walk-in storage cupboard and freestanding book-shelving at the far end with a connecting door to the downstairs bedroom or potential study. This again benefits from working shutters with views over to the side garden, high skirtings and a high ceiling with fitted oak flooring leading through from the reception hall and throughout the ground floor public rooms. At the far end of the connecting hall lies a dining lounge with twin sash and case windows again overlooking the side garden and a window seat with blanket box and working shutters. The dining lounge has plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and provides a second sitting room with a feat
An attractive carpeted staircase with neutral walls and good natural light leads to the upper landing with window overlooking the side garden and astragal banister. The neutral décor extends throughout the upper floor which has the benefit of two good sized bedrooms. The master bedroom with twin reconditioned sash and case windows to the side again with fantastic views over the gardens and an excellent range of newly fitted cream painted traditional timber panelled wardrobes with cupboards over providing excellent storage. The second bedroom lies at the far end with dual aspect sash and case panelled windows and again good head height and a recently fitted matching panelled wardrobe with shelving, hanging rail and cupboard space over. The bedrooms are served by a contemporary bathroom which is in true luxury style with attractive tiled flooring and walls, a spacious walk-in shower with glass panels, drencher shower unit and a white suite with recessed WC, washhand basin within a vanity unit with cupboards below. A modesty window to the rear continues the traditional look with white painted panelled surrounds which sits well with modern luxuries of underfloor heating, recessed lighting and vertical heated towel rail.
The property benefits from an extensive lawned frontage with exclusive use with ample parking and turning to the front. A five bar gate with horse-friendly handle opens to the side garden which has central paved paths, central raised beds, mature planted borders, an area of lawn and a further secret garden through the gate and a further garden gate beyond including a drying area with fruit trees, planted borders and a suntrap sitting area complete with garden sail sun canopy.
A timber garage, one of four, lies off the main drive with additional parking spaces next to the house.
FLOOR PLAN AND ROOM SIZES
A floor plan showing the layout is available from the website or on request. Dimensions are as follows:-
Cloakroom 2.5m x 2.10m (8’12 x 6’11”)Reception Hall 9m x 2.7m (29’ 5” x 8’ 10”)Drawing Room 5.4m x 4.8m (17’7” x 15’11”)Third Bedroom /Study 3.3m x 2.8m (10’10” x 9’4”)Dining Lounge 5.4m x 5.1m (17’9” x 16’7”)Kitchen 3.6m X 3.5m (11’8” X 11’4”)Utility Room 2.4m x 1.5m (7’9” x 5’0”)Master Bedroom 5.0m x 4.1m (16’6” x 13’6”)Second Bedroom 4.5m x 2.5m (14’9” x 8’2”)Bathroom 3.4m x 2.4m (11’3” x 7’9”)ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe integrated kitchen appliances, fitted carpets and floor coverings, curtains, blinds and curtain poles, the freestanding bookcases, the planters, stone troughs and the garden sail are included in the sale. The lions are subject to negotiation.
Council Tax Band E.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
Contact Hastings Property on 01750 724 160 – lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Offers around £250,000 are invited. Offers should be submitted to the sole Selling Agents Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888.
All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.