Huntspool, East End, Earlston, TD4 6HL

5 Bed House - Terraced 

For Sale

Offers Around £220,000

  • 2 public
  • 5 bed
  • 2 bath
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About the property

Huntspool

This spacious and bright townhouse is positioned just off the main square in the popular village of Earlston – an ideal spot for those searching for a blend of country style living with modern requirements; with endless walks and country pursuits on your doorstep, while still benefitting from excellent transport links provided by the A68, with a nearby railway station for the Borders line in Tweedbank and further road and bus connections close to hand.

Huntspool offers a great opportunity to purchase a generously proportioned family home in the central borders. The property allows flexible living space, with accommodation presented over three floors, and while it has been modernised by the current owners, the property retains a great deal of charm and character. This continues outside, where the landscaped garden opens from the split stair off the hall, to a cleverly levelled lawn with colourful borders and entertaining areas.

Location

Centrally positioned in the popular village of Earlston, Huntspool is conveniently placed for amenities and leisure facilities. Earlston has excellent educational and recreational services, with the very well regarded High School, Primary school and nursery facilities just a short walk. There are nearby sporting activities in the surrounding area including golf, fishing and horse riding along, with walking on the Earlston circular Jubilee Walk which takes in some superb local views. Local facilities include a variety of independent shops, hotels, a post office and newly opened Coop supermarket. Ideally located to the nearby towns of Kelso and Galashiels which are within a 10-mile radius, Earlston is popular with commuters to Edinburgh via the A68, with the Borders Railway offering a faster route to Edinburgh from nearby Tweedbank.

Accommodation Summary

Ground Floor: Entrance Hallway & Storage, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room and Sitting Room.
First Floor: Principal Bedroom, Bedrooms Two & Three, Study and Family Bathroom.
Attic: Two Further Double Bedrooms and Shower Room.

Key Features

• Great area - for schools, amenities and transport; still with a quiet, village feel.
• Dream kitchen – bright and modern with dual aspect, range cooker & granite worktops.
• Room proportions - generous floor space & ceiling height throughout.
• Potential – endless scope to develop & personalise further; both internally and externally!

Accommodation

From the east end of the village, the main entrance opens to the front of the property extending to a generous hallway with fitted carpeting and further doors to the public rooms and under stair storage cupboard. The kitchen is undoubtedly the heart of this family home, and is beautifully fitted with timber wall and base units, island unit, and complementing granite style worktops - providing plenty of counter and storage space. Perfect for entertaining, the island unit doubles as a stylish breakfasting bar, and there is plenty of space to the front for dining furnishings. The kitchen enjoys a pleasant dual aspect and is fitted with a range cooker with extraction hood over, integrated dishwasher and stainless steel sink under window to the rear. An adjoining door opens to a useful utility room, ideal for laundry and further storage, with an external door opening to a courtyard area. Adjacent, the living room also opens from the hallway and is an exceptionally generous public room; with feature fireplace and real flame gas fire, large window to the front providing natural light, bespoke shelving across the rear wall and original ceiling rose.

A split landing leads to an external door accessing the garden, with a further half stair continuing to the first floor. The principal bedroom sits to the front of the property and is a well appointed double. The bedroom benefits large, walk-in wardrobe, quirky display alcove, fitted carpeting and complementing wall coverings. Across the hall, bedrooms two and three are further well proportioned doubles, with potential to create an ensuite facility in the study, which sits between bedroom one and two. The family bathroom sits to the rear and is fully fitted with a white bathroom suite, freestanding shower cubicle, modesty glazed window and bathroom accessories. A further stair extends to the attic conversion hosting two double bedrooms, both with good in-built storage and velux windows, with the shower room positioned in-between - making it a great guest wing or an enviable teenage hangout.

External

The garden has been carefully landscaped in sections, and sits quietly to the rear of the property; with a good deal of privacy and with external access from the drive, which leads from the Summerfield Road at the rear. Access directly from the property is provided by the back door opening from the split landing; leading to a storm porch and external steps to the lawn. The garden has been planted with an abundance of sheltering trees and shrubbery - giving good screening and privacy. The rockery style beds to the front provide a splash of colour, with a neat patio area to the side. The centre section is mostly laid to lawn, with a decked balcony and summerhouse to the far end. Paving leads from the garden to the garage, fitted with up-and-over door, and driveway, with parking for two vehicles. There is great opportunity to develop the garden further.

Additional Information

All blinds, fitted carpeting, integral appliances and garden summerhouse, as viewed, are included in the sale price.

Service

Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. Fully double glazed.

Council Tax

Band D.

Energy Efficiency

Band D.

Viewing & Home Report

To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01750 724 160 -lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Price & Marketing Policy

Offers Around £220,000 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.

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