Avalon, Bennecourt Drive, Coldstream, TD12 4BY
5 Bed House - Detached
Offers Over £350,000
About the property
Being the only property of this design on the Bennecourt Estate, ‘Avalon’ presents a rare opportunity for those seeking a sizeable family home which offers more than meets the eye. Tucked into a quiet corner position the property boasts magnificent and generous gardens to the rear which are not entirely apparent from first impressions. The impressively landscaped grounds extend to meet the Hirsel Woods at the foot of the hill with direct access onto the lovely woodland walks and due to the slightly elevated position of the house itself, there are fabulous open outlooks over the Hirsel Golf Course. For those that are looking for all the conveniences of a town location but the open aspects of a country position, this property certainly offers the best of both.
Internally the accommodation has been finished to a very high standard with quality fixtures and fittings and excellent attention to detail. The internal space ensures that the property is easily adaptable, ideal for meeting the ever changing needs of modern family life. Indeed the original property has been extended to the rear to incorporate a fantastic garden room which is glazed on all sides and has been designed to make the most of this unique position.
Coldstream itself is well known as the gateway to Scotland and is set on the banks of the River Tweed with beautiful walks along the riverside and in the nearby Hirsel Country Estate. Local sports include an 18-hole golf course at the Hirsel, tennis courts, horse riding and fishing on the Tweed. It also provides easy access to large variety of walks within the Northumberland National Park and lovely unspoilt beaches on the Berwickshire coast. Coldstream town offers a good primary school and easy access to secondary schools, a variety of shops and is well placed for easy commuting to both Edinburgh and Newcastle via the mainline station at Berwick upon Tweed only 20 minutes away.
Entrance Vestibule, Cloakroom, Reception Hall, Lounge, Garden Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Dining Room, Home Office/Downstairs Bedroom, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Three Further Double Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
A small area of landscaped garden lies to the front of the property with a mono-blocked double driveway to the side which leads to the integral garage. Gated access to both sides of the property allow direct access to the gardens
Ground Floor Accommodation
The timber front door leads into a useful entrance vestibule with internal door into the adjoining double garage and with access to the downstairs cloakroom. The reception hall ensures an impressive warm welcome; flooded with natural light thanks to the large velux window situated over the staircase, this is also a very useable space with room for freestanding furniture if desired. An under stair cupboard provides useful built in storage. Positioned to the rear of the property and accessed via double doors off the reception hall, the lounge is a fantastic space featuring a large bay window overlooking the gardens and the golf course beyond. This sizeable room gives way to the impressive garden room; glazed on all sides and with direct access to the gardens, this room has been designed to make the most of the position and fabulous outlooks. The dining kitchen features triple windows to the side and benefits from an extensive range of modern wall and base units with ample worktop space and tiled splasbacks. Integral appliances include a gas hob with separate eye level oven and grill, dishwasher and space allows for a large slot in fridge freezer. The kitchen provides ample room to one end for every day family dining whilst the utility room off provides a very useful facility and is fitted with matching units to those in the kitchen. For those that like to entertain, the dining room is an ideal space, conveniently situated off the kitchen there is plenty of space for a large dining table whilst the front and side windows ensure plenty of natural light. The home office presents a peaceful environment for those that need to work from home but could be equally well utilised as a downstairs bedroom if required.
The carpeted staircase featuring spindled banisters and a large velux window over leads to a galleried style first floor landing which benefits from built in storage. Accessed from the far end of the landing, the master bedroom is an impressive room, not only due to its generous proportions but also thanks to the extensive built in mirrored wardrobes to one wall. The dormer and velux window to the front allow for plenty of natural light whilst the en-suite bathroom is freshly presented with fully tiled walls, a rear window and a three piece white suite which incorporates a corner bath with shower over, a wash hand basin with vanity storage below and a WC. Bedrooms two and three are similar in size with both featuring built in mirrored wardrobes. The second bedroom enjoys the fantastic views whilst bedroom three is positioned to the front and enjoys a peaceful cul de sac aspect. Currently utilised as a craft room, the fourth bedroom is another versatile room and would make for an ideal fourth double bedroom if required with the family bathroom conveniently located next door; again featuring fully tiled walls and a large velux window, the white bathroom suite comprises a WC, pedestal sink, bath as well as a separate shower cubicle.
Lounge 6.70m x 4.15m
Garden Room 4.90m x 3.75m
Kitchen 6.60m x 3.20m
Dining Room 4.15m x 3.20m
Home Office/Bedroom 3.25m x 3.70m
Master Bedroom 4.45m x 4.85m
En-Suite Bathroom 3.10m x 1.66m
Bedroom Two 3.50m x 4.50m
Bedroom Three 4.35m x 3.05m
Bedroom Four 3.25m x 2.00m
Bathroom 2.75m x 1.86m
The impressively designed, sizeable garden grounds offer a wealth of interesting features such as the landscaped running stream which flows into an ornamental pond, water feature, fruit garden and vegetable plots. The central lawned areas are neatly presented with gravelled pathways which meander their way to the foot of the garden where a small timber bridge gives way to the very private and sheltered seating area. The planted beds and borders have been cleverly stocked to provide colour and interest throughout the year whilst the large paved sun patio which lies immediately to the rear of the property and is accessed off the garden room provides the perfect vantage point from which to take in the views.
An integral double garage lies to the side of the property with remote controlled door to the front, internal door leading to the entrance vestibule as well as a door to the garden at the rear.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Double glazing. Gas central heating.