30 Forestfield, Kelso, TD5 7BX
4 Bed House - Semi-Detached
Asking Price £260,000
Over £50,000 below Home Report Valuation
About the property
30 Forestfield is an elegant Georgian townhouse (circa 1850) situated in an attractive street of sandstone properties a short walk from the centre of Kelso. This handsome property offers beautifully proportioned and adaptable accommodation with period style and retained features including panelled doors, decorative plasterwork and reconditioned sash and case windows with working shutters. The basement has also been cleverly converted to provide additional living space including a large family room and an ideal guest bedroom with ensuite shower.
Kelso is a most attractive Borders town with a vibrant community and excellent educational and recreational facilities both in the town and the surrounding countryside, including golf, fishing, swimming, curling, walking, horse riding and National Hunt Racing.
Entrance Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, Dining Room/Garden Room, Converted Basement with Family Room, WC and /Guest Bedroom with Ensuite Shower, Three Further Bedrooms (Two first floor with Family Bathroom and additional WC and converted attic bedroom with ensuite shower), Gardens with Decked Balcony. Garage. Ample Parking to Front and Side. Full Gas Central Heating. Security System
Set at the end of Forestfield with parking spaces to front and gated drive with further parking to side. Decorative front gardens with dwarf wall to drive fenced to front and side. Solid panelled entrance door with brass knocker and transom window over. Lantern style outside light. ENTRANCE HALL 3.07m x 2.82m (10’0” x 9’3”)A most impressive entrance hall with winding staircase. Original cornicing. Telephone point and power point radiator. Neutral carpeting.
4.66m x 3.87m
A most attractive, bright and well proportioned room including reconditioned sash and case window to front with working shutters. Marble fireplace with polished stone inlay set on matching hearth with living flame gas fire. Shelved alcove. Radiator. High skirtings and original cornicing. Telephone point, TV point and four double power points. KITCHEN 3.76m x 3.26m (12’4” x 10’8”)A range of oak wall and base units with stainless steel sink and contemporary swan neck mixer below sash and case window to garden. Ample worktops. Integral dishwasher and fridge, electric double oven, ceramic hob and extending cooker hood over with provision for gas cooker if preferred. Ceiling light. Original cornicing. Panelled doors. Wood flooring extending to the adjoining dining room. Recess with fitted book shelving.
4.53m x 2.97m
Making clever use of the space with double glazed French doors to decked balcony and outlooks over the garden. Wood flooring. Fitted units concealing integral freezer with additional cupboard space. Partial recessed lighting with further centre light. Radiator. Two double power points.
Plumbed for washing machine and washer/drier. Tiled floor. Small double glazed window to side. Ceiling light.
Feature winding staircase to landing with sash and case window to side. Radiator.
4.08m x 3.21m
Good sized double bedroom to front with reconditioned sash and case window with panelled surrounds and working shutters. An attractive traditional room with white painted shelved recess, cornicing and panelled door. Radiator. Telephone point, TV point and ample power points.
3.76m x 3.27m
A further good sized bedroom to rear again with reconditioned sash and case windows, panelled surrounds and working shutters. Walk-in wardrobe cupboard with fitted shelving, coat hanging and internal light. Radiator. Original cornicing. TV point, telephone point and three double power points.
Situated at first floor bedroom level bathroom and separate WC adjoining. The Bathroom is in contemporary style with fitted acacia flooring and includes a white bathroom suite with corner washhand basin, WC and bath with shower over. Decorative tiling. Painted shelved recess. Chrome vertical heated towel rail. Separate toilet to side with sash and case modesty window and below sill radiator, dual flush WC and contemporary washhand basin. Timber shelving. Ceiling light. Tower rail. Fitted mirror. Acacia flooring.
Top landing and storage cupboard. Wall light. Smoke detector.
Cleverly adapted to provide a tiled shower area with ensuite shower, washhand basin and tiled walls and floor. Vertical heated towel rail. Fitted mirror. Extractor fan. Ceiling lights. Dormer window to rear. Deep sill display shelving with cupboard below and further recessed display area. Double radiator. TV point, telephone point and three double power points.
Carpeted stairs wind down to the basement with wall light, ceiling light and smoke detector. A great addition to the property the original maid’s accommodation in the basement includes now a suite of rooms with large family room to front, an ensuite bedroom to rear and cloakroom with WC off the lower hall.
4.33m x 3.86m
This room benefits from a high ceiling and light from basement window to front. Quality carpeting. Display sill below window with further shelved recess and most useful walk-in storage cupboard complete with timber flooring, ceiling light, circuit breakers and double power point. Recessed lighting. Double radiator. TV and telephone points. Three double power points. Shelved storage unit housing the meters and stopcock.
4.02m x 3.09m
An ideal guest room again with good ceiling height and natural light from sash and case window to rear. Tiled ensuite shower. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Ceiling light and three double power points.
Usefully created below stairs facility including concealed cistern WC and corner washhand basin with tiled splashbacks. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Internal light and extractor fan with fitted mirror.
A decked balcony with French doors leads off the garden room with steps to drive, outside light and garden/car washing tap. Garden paths meander through the garden which includes decorative lawn, mature planted borders and decorative trees with a productive vegetable patch and fruit trees at the far end.
With ample parking in front including up and over door and side access to garden.
Stone outhouse ideal for garden storage with outside power point and further useful lean to garden store.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Security system.
VIEWING AND HOME REPORT
To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01573-225999-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
PRICE and MARKETING POLICY
Asking Price £279,950 should be submitted to the sole Selling Agents Messrs Hastings & Co, The Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225 999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. Viewers should be advised that even after an acceptable written offer has been received, in the event of any unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives, the Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.
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.