Holm Hill, Chirnside, Berwickshire, TD11 3XR
4 Bed Country Home
Asking Price £295,000
About the property
‘Holm Hill’ is an exceptional town house, rather unassuming from first impressions, the true charm and style of the property doesn’t become fully apparent until you step inside. Having been sympathetically modernised and upgraded by the present owners to an exacting standard. Internally the property offers tasteful and spacious family accommodation whilst externally the gardens are fabulous with a south facing aspect and elevated outlooks over the surrounding countryside with the Cheviots in the distance. The property presents a fabulous opportunity for those looking to purchase a substantial family home within this popular village with a primary school within walking distance & a highly regarded secondary school in nearby Duns; with the main East Coast rail-line at Berwick & the upgraded road links on the A1 the property is equally well placed for those that need to commute.
Local shopping, primary and nursery schooling is available at Chirnside with the main shops and the east coast rail connection some 12 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.
To the front of the property lies an area of monoblock off-street parking with a part-glazed door to the front opening into:-ENTRANCE PORCH 2.00m x1.70m (6’9” x 5’8”)A substantial and extremely useful entrance porch with floor to ceiling glazed windows, both to the front and to the side. Laid with Teratzo tiled flooring with ample space for coat hanging, etc, and with part-glazed internal door leading into:-
An impressive entrance hall with traditionally high ceiling, ensuring a lovely, warm welcome with a carpeted staircase extending off to the upper floor. Good natural light is provided by the mid-landing south facing window to the rear whilst good storage is provided by the large understair cupboard which houses the electricity meters and also has internal lighting. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
3.17m x 3.36m
A very useful facility situated on the ground floor with access off the entrance hall. Timber panelling to dado height and fitted with a white three piece suite comprising wc, corner shower cubicle with electric power shower and recessed washhand basin set into a tiled unit with storage below and internal light over. A glazed door to the rear allows for access to the garden beyond if required. Tile effect flooring. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
4.80m x 3.80m (15'8" x 12'5" )
Again with a traditionally high ceiling and decorative cornicing, the sitting room features timber lined sash and case windows to the front in addition to a glazed rear door which opens into the adjoining conservatory. This is a very tastefully presented room with good character and a lovely focal point provided by the black cast iron open fireplace which is set onto a tiled hearth with a shelved recess to the side. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
LOUNGE/ DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM
3.73m x 5.00m
A very versatile public room quietly situated to one end of the property again with large double sash and case windows to the front and a lovely ornate open fireplace to one wall with tiled hearth. This room has more recently been used as a stylish, formal public room but is equally well suited as use as a downstairs double bedroom if preferred. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating
8.40m x 2.75m
Designed to make the most of the fantastic southerly outlook; the conservatory which is flooded with natural light extends the full width of the property with floor to ceiling windows to the rear. The conservatory naturally falls into two areas with a large dining area to the far end with ample space for a large table and chairs and with a part-glazed door allowing direct access to the garden beyond. Quality tiled flooring. Central heating radiator. The seating area to the other end of the conservatory provides a lovely peaceful haven from which to enjoy the view and is currently used as a reading room with fitted carpet and central heating radiators.
3.90m x 5.00m
A fantastic farmhouse style family dining kitchen fitted with an excellent range of shaker style wall and base units with ample block wood worktops, tiled splashbacks and under unit lighting. The kitchen provides ample space for a dining table and chairs if desired with slot in range style gas and electric cooker with extractor hood above and large American style fridge freezer. Good natural light is provided by the front facing window in addition to a south facing floor to ceiling window enjoying the view with a twin ceramic sink below. Wood flooring. Central heating radiator.
BOOT ROOM / UTILITY ROOM
2.80m x 5.00m (9’4” x 16’4”)A superb and very versatile facility with access from the kitchen and with its own external access both to the front and rear. Currently used as a boot room and providing ample storage space, this room could be used for a variety of different purposes depending on preference and has in the past been used as a workshop. Doors to the rear allow direct access to the garden and to the adjoining laundry room.
1.61m x 3.66m
Situated off the boot room to the rear of the property with plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Fitted sink and base units with tiled work tops.
An impressive carpeted staircase extends off from the entrance hall to a mid-way landing with a large south facing deep sill window to the rear. Steps then extend up to a galleried style landing on the first floor with spindle banisters and further front facing windows ensuring excellent natural light. Built in linen cupboard. Fitted carpet. Ceiling lights. Central heating radiator.
5.00m x 4.10m
A very restful and stylish double bedroom, again with dual aspect windows, both to the front and the rear and enjoying a fantastic southerly outlook over the garden and beyond over the open countryside with the Cheviot Hills in the distance. Again as you would expect this room features a traditionally high ceiling and decorative cornicing with ample space for a range of freestanding furniture. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
4.4m x 3.85m
Enjoying excellent sun throughout the day, this is a further very pleasant double bedroom with an open southerly aspect and built-in shelved press to one wall. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
3.08m x 3.21m
A very quaint double bedroom with double front facing window with below sill radiator. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
3.14m x 1.62m
Offering a blend of traditional and more modern styles with tiling to dado height and fitted with a traditional white three piece suite comprising WC, washhand basin and timber panelled bath with shower over. Large sash and case rear facing window with excellent storage provided by the built-in cupboard which houses the hot water tank with shelving above. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring.
The gardens to the rear are absolutely delightful and quite unexpected. Extensive and very neatly landscaped making the most of the delightful southerly aspect with open views. Mainly laid to lawn with neat planted flowerbeds offering a variety of trees and shrubs and with a large paved area immediately to the rear of the property which is designed to make the most of the evening sun. A very useful outhouse/workshop lies to the side of the property with light and power with a greenhouse beyond. Summer house at the bottom left of the lower part of the garden. An area to the front of the property provides private off street parking for three vehicles.
All carpet, floor coverings together with the range style cooker and fridge freezer will be included in the sale.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
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PRICE and MARKETING POLICY
Asking Price £295,000. Offers are invited and should be submitted to the 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.