2 Hardacres Farm Cottages, Eccles

3 Bed Cottage - Semi Detached 

Under Offer

Offers In The Region Of £105,000

  • 1 public
  • 3 bed
  • 1 bath
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About the property

2 Hardacres Farm Cottages offers an exciting opportunity as a renovation project for the DIY enthusiast, with huge scope for development and upgrading. This semi-detached cottage is situated in lovely position, enjoying outlooks over the surrounding farmland whilst only a short driving distance to the nearby towns of Kelso, Greenlaw and Duns where a full range of local amenities are available. With plenty of space on offer both inside and outside, with a little vision from the purchaser there is plenty opportunity for them to create their own ‘good life’ and a sizeable family home.

The adjoining cottage, number 1 Hardcares Farm, is also currently on the market separately; this is a smaller, one bedroom cottage which benefits from a better state of repair but could still provide opportunity for modernisation. Whilst marketed separately there is the option to purchase both and as a combined purchase and could offer opportunities to knock through to create one large detached cottage.

Location

Eccles is a small borders village approx six miles equi-distant from Kelso and Coldstream, with a church and village hall. The village is conveniently situated one mile from the A697 and within an hour of Edinburgh and Newcastle by car with the main east coast rail line at Berwick upon-Tweed, some 18 miles distant. The Border towns of Kelso, Coldstream and Duns are within easy reach where local facilities include primary & secondary schooling, local shopping, parks and various sporting opportunities including tennis courts, swimming pool, two 18-hole golf courses and the nearby Hirsel Estate.

Key Features

•Semi-Rural Position Only a Few Miles Outside of Kelso, Greenlaw and Duns.
•Scope to Develop
•Private Garden and Private Parking
•Opportunity to Modernise to Suit Personal Taste
•Adjoining Cottage Also Available To Purchase With Possibilities to Combine Both Properties

Directions

Travelling south from Greenlaw on the A697, continue for approximately three miles before turning right on to the unclassified road sign posted ‘Hume and Hassington’. Continue on this road for approximately one mile with Hardacres Farm located on the left hand side.

N.B If using Satnav, the postcode will direct you to the neighbouring farm. We recommend to follow the manual directions as above.

Accommoadtion Summary

Entrance Hallway, Lounge with Large Store/Study Area, Kitchen, Bathroom and Three Bedrooms. Garden and Private Parking

Ground Floor Accommodation

The lounge benefits from good proportions and a lovely outlook over the garden to the front as well as good natural light thanks to the southerly aspect. An open fire currently provides a central point and a door to the rear opens into a very useful sizeable store, which could also possibly be utilised as an occasional study area with rear windows. From the lounge there is access to the kitchen and in turn the bathroom. The kitchen overlooks the area of garden to the side of the cottage; the bathroom has a window on the same side and this section of the accommodation and offers obvious scope for reconfiguration. The third bedroom enjoys a similar aspect as the lounge, overlooking the garden and benefits from built in storage; equally well suited to use as a dining room if preferred.

Upper Accommodation

Both bedrooms on the upper floor are nicely sized double rooms; the main bedroom has a large window overlooking the garden to the side, towards Hume Castle in the distance and benefits from built in storage. Bedroom two has plenty of natural light thanks to the velux window to the south side, as does the landing.

External

The main area of garden extends to the front with a southerly aspect and open farmland beyond. There is plenty of space and scope for the gardening enthusiast or could be re-landscaped for easy maintenance. A further area to the side of the cottage currently sites the detached garage and provides space for parking whilst a small area of lawned garden extends to the rear.

Measurements

Lounge 3.20m x 4.80m
Kitchen 2.05m x 2.33m
Bedroom One 3.25m x 4.90m
Bedroom Two 3.20m x 4.90m
Bedroom Three 3.00m x 3.40m

Services

Partial double glazing. Private drainage. Mains water and electric. Electric heating and open fire in the lounge which provides hot water via a back boiler.

Council Tax

Band B

Energy Efficiency

Rating G

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