1 Bakery Cottages, Chirnside Station, Duns, TD11 3LJ
3 Bed Cottage - Semi Detached
Fixed Price £230,000
About the property
1 Bakery Cottages is a most charming and character-full nineteenth century cottage and former stable. The property offers spacious and versatile family accommodation with period features throughout and lovely open outlooks over the garden grounds and beyond towards the Cheviots and Lammermuir Hills. Externally the property benefits from a generous orchard style garden with walled surround which offers a variety of fruit tress and vegetable plot not to mention a sunken paved patio and further cottage garden to the front.
Bakery cottage is situated just off the A6105 Berwick to Duns Road on the B6355 by Preston Road approximately 1 mile west of the village of Chirnside.
Local shopping, primary and nursery schooling is available at Chirnside with the main shops and the east coast rail connection some 10 miles away at Berwick upon Tweed. The county town of Duns is five miles west with its recently built state of the art secondary school while Edinburgh is approx 50 miles and one hour by car via the A1. The area is famous for country pursuits with fishing on the nearby Whiteadder Water and the famous River Tweed and provides ideal walking and horse country in the Cheviot and Lammermuir hills.
Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Large Open Plan Family Dining Kitchen, Sitting Room/Bedroom Three, Two further Double Bedrooms (Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room) and Family Bathroom. Generous orchard style gardens with a vegetable plot and patio. Double Garage and Parking.
A very sweet cottage style garden lies to the front of the property with black painted gate and railings which are set over a low stone wall which encloses the garden fully. Mainly laid to lawn with planted flower beds and borders. Off street parking is available to the front of the cottage and a paved garden path extends to;-
Traditional timber panelled entrance door with glazed upper transom opens into a charming and most welcoming entrance hall featuring stripped and polished floor boards and carpeted staircase to the rear extending to the upper floor. Timber lined ceiling and recess lighting. Central heating radiator.
2.42m x 1.10m
A useful facility situated off the entrance hall comprising WC and pedestal sink. Side facing modesty window. Spot lighting. Central heating radiator and fitted carpet.
SITTING ROOM / BEDROOM THREE
4.72m x 3.94 (15’6 x 12’11)A very peaceful room enjoying lots of natural light with windows both to the front and the side overlooking the gardens with woodland backdrop beyond. This versatile room works well as a sitting room but would be equally well suited as a ground floor double bedroom if required. A lovely focal point is provided by the open fire to one wall with solid timber mantel and matching surround with tiled hearth. Built-in under stair cupboard with internal light provides excellent storage and is plumbed for a washing machine. Fitted carpet and ceiling light. Television and telephone points plus three power points.
FAMILY ROOM / DINING ROOM
4.40m x 4.36m
A charming and characterful room enjoying a delightful aspect over the orchard style gardens to the side which is ensured by a deep sill triple window incorporating a window seat in addition to a further side window to the far side of the room. A lovely feature is provided by the exposed stone wall as well as the beamed ceiling and polished exposed floor boards. The room provides ample space for a large dining table and chairs or sofas and such like if preferred. Recessed spot lighting and wall mounted lights. Central heating radiator. Telephone and television point plus five power points.
4.78m x 3.06m
Open from the rear of the family room the kitchen is presented in traditional farmhouse with a good range of antique pine countryside wall and base units, brass handles, tiled worktops and splashbacks as well as under unit lighting and open display shelving. A sink with drainer sits below a deep sill rear facing window which enjoys a lovely outlook over the patio with woodland backdrop beyond. A triple function Raeburn provides heating, hot water and cooking facilities with rustic style corner canopy and stable door to the side opening onto the garden beyond. Space allows for slot in dishwasher and fridge freezer. Recessed spot lighting in addition to pendant light. Telephone point and six power points.
Carpeted stair case with spindle bannisters leads to the first floor landing with port hole style window over. Wall mounted lighting. Smoke detector and power point.
4.57m x 4.19m
Flooded with natural light and enjoying a fabulous outlook to the south which is ensured by two large deep sill windows. High combed ceilings feature exposed beams with recessed lighting and bespoke built in wardrobes provide good storage. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted lighting. Television and telephone points plus four power points.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
3.58m x 2.49m
A freshly presented en-suite shower room with timber cladding to dado height and featuring a low level window to the rear in addition to a large side Velux window. Fitted with a white WC, pedestal sink with stone tiled splash backs and corner shower cubicle with wet wall panelling and fixed chrome shower head. Heated antique style towel rail and radiator. Fitted carpet and recess spot lighting.
4.96m x 3.33m
A particularly pleasant double bedroom with large front facing window enjoying a woodland aspect in addition to a further deep sill rear window with views to the Lammermuir hills. The room provides ample space for a range of free standing furniture. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light and central heating radiator.
With timber cladding to the walls and fitted with a three-piece suite comprising WC, pedestal sink with tiled splash back and timber panelled corner bath with shower over and tiled surround. Deep sill modesty window. Double built-in cupboards provide good storage. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light and central heating radiator. Extractor fan.
Situated to the side of the cottage with double opening timber doors to the front and addition to pedestrian door to the side. Window and workbench with light and power. An area of hard standing to the front of the garage provides additional off street parking with gates to the front.
A side entrance gate opens into a most delightful cottage garden with trellised arch leading into a generously sized orchard style garden with partial stone wall surround. Mainly laid to lawn with a selection of fruit trees and established planted borders providing colour and interest throughout the year. Towards the rear of the garden is a sheltered vegetable plot with woodland backdrop whilst a delightful sunken patio lies towards the rear of the cottage enjoying good sun and privacy throughout the day, providing the ideal spot for alfresco dining. Greenhouse and timber shed are located towards the rear of the garden.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG heating via the Raeburn.
All carpets and floor coverings, together with all appliances, garden shed and greenhouse will be included in the sale.
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
Offers around £230,000 are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, 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.
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.