Twizel House, Town Yetholm, Kelso, TD5 8RA
3 Bed House - Terraced
Offers Around £250,000
About the property
Twizel House is a 19th Century end-terrace sandstone fronted property overlooking the Village Green set in Town Yetholm. Dating from about 1888, the accommodation lies over two floors and has great character and features original marble fireplaces, working shutters, an original Victorian stove and southerly views to the Cheviot Hills. The property also includes a two storey converted stone built stable with separate access and which in recent years has operated as an arts and crafts gallery known as “Stable Gallery”. The word ‘Twizel’ according to the Scots Dictionary can mean one of two things: either it is a house of two storeys or it is yarn that has been twisted in the spinning process. It may also have been named by a previous owner who came from the hamlet of Twizel which is just over the Border in Northumberland.
Town Yetholm is a thriving rural community situated at the end of the Pennine Way. An excellent range of services are available locally including primary school, filling station/garage, bus services, post office, village shop, butcher's/baker's, hotel/restaurant, public halls and playing fields. The nearest town is Kelso, some seven miles distant, which has good educational and sporting facilities and quality shops.
Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Shower Room, Study/Fourth Bedroom, Three Upstairs Bedrooms and Family Bathroom, Detached Gallery/Studio, Courtyard Garden, Stores and Covered Outside Seating Area.
A timber panelled entrance door with transom window over bearing the house name is centrally located between two windows on the lower floor. The entrance leads to an attractive and bright hall with stripped panelled doors with brass handles, two public rooms to the front, both with working shutters and large sash and case windows providing lovely outlooks over the village to the Cheviots. The living room features a marble fireplace with cast iron surround and decorative tiled inlay set on a stone hearth with shelved alcove cupboard to the side. The room benefits from an excellent view to Staerough Hill and is a relaxing sitting room open to a dining area to the rear which has a shelved cupboard and French doors out to the courtyard garden. The kitchen lies beyond and includes a traditional cast iron range on the far wall complete with original fittings. The kitchen has real old world charm with outlooks to the side and a door leading out to the courtyard garden. A connecting door leads off the dining area back to the main hall with a downstairs shower room, below stairs storage and a shelved cupboard. Coat hanging hooks compliment the traditional style with an astragalled staircase leading to the upper floor and a large deep sill side window providing good natural light.
A generous landing opens to fantastic views from the master bedroom with panelled sash and case windows again with working shutters and lovely views over the village to Staerough. The room features an attractive marble fireplace again with cast iron surround and tiled inlay, original cornicing and deep skirtings. The second bedroom is again a good sized double with a full height sash and case window with panelled surrounds and working shutters and a further decorative marble fireplace, high ceiling and cornicing. The third bedroom lies to the rear and has a panelled sash and case window with views over the courtyard. The bathroom is located next to the bedrooms and includes a bath, WC and washhand basin set in a bathroom cabinet with tiled shelving.
The original stables lie to the rear with separate access off Back Lane and, subject to the appropriate Planning Consent, could easily be adapted to provide a holiday or granny annex. The self-contained building has accommodation over two floors which has until recent years served as a studio and picture gallery with hanging fittings in situ and available should a purchaser seek to reinstate this as a working studio. The original stable box downstairs makes an attractive feature, with an open-plan studio on the upper floor. The building is serviced with water, light and power.
The courtyard garden is enclosed and includes a covered sitting area off the gallery providing an outside space or barbeque area. The stables have been extended to include a large store with double opening doors. Gates off the courtyard provide separate access without going through the buildings and the gallery is also accessed off Back Lane.
Mains Electricity, water and drainage. LPG and supplementary electric heating.
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.