2 Bed Cottage - Semi Detached
Offers Over £220,000
Charming traditional stone built cottage in the heart of Selkirk. Tastefully presented throughout boasting
its own enviable self contained apartment! Rolling hillside views, lovely outdoor space and private parking.
A charming stone built period cottage dating to 1890, this centrally located property is perfect for commuter links and nearby amenities, and is immaculate both inside and out, making for an extremely well-considered purchase for those in search of a character home offering both the ease of town amenities, with a stunning countryside backdrop.
Beautifully presented throughout, the property benefits from recent extensive upgrades; resulting in a light, bright and comfortable home, ideal for family living or for those looking to downsize and perhaps host extended family and friends. The semi-detached cottage sits just off the main town centre, with quintessential Selkirk views enjoyed to the rear with a private terraced garden to enjoy the outlook. This is a wonderfully captivating home which will impress anyone who views.
Internally, the property hosts well-appointed accommodation on the ground floor; with a dual aspect dining kitchen, fully fitted with plenty of storage and workspace, streamlined appliances and space for dining furnishings. A generous lounge is positioned across the hall with contemporary décor and a feature fireplace, with French doors opening directly to the balcony terrace and stairs leading down to the garden and patio below. A convenient cloaks cupboard with storage and W/C also opens on this level from the hall, next to the utility cupboard housing the washing machine, cleverly making use of every nook and cranny.
The wooden staircase leads to a lovely galleried landing giving access to two larger than average double bedrooms with majestic views towards the valleys, both finished in calming neutral tones with useful in-built storage. Perfectly planned, the Jack 'n Jill bathroom ideally service both rooms, with Velux window, low maintenance wet wall, and modern three piece bathroom suite.
A wonderful self-contained studio apartment opens separately from the rear garden and is ideal for hosting visiting family and friends, perfect as a home office or hobby area, and comprises open plan living area/bedroom, kitchenette and shower room. With private access and own private entrance the apartment has previously been used as a rental option too.
Externally, the garden has been carefully thought out and designed with raised balcony terrace, lower stone and decked patio areas providing the perfect space for alfresco cooking and dining, entertaining, for family gatherings and for kicking back and relaxing. The soothing woodland backdrop and beautiful country hillside views set the garden areas off perfectly. Easily maintained but still with plenty to potter with and enjoy.
The property is ideally placed within Selkirk for all town centre amenities; with an excellent selection of independent selection of cafés, restaurants and small local shops. Central too for schools, from nursery to secondary level, all of which are easily accessible. The property also benefits from easy access to Edinburgh via the A7 and is within easy reach of the Borders rail connections with stations close by at Galashiels and Tweedbank. The area has good road and bus connections to all central Borders towns and is surrounded by beautiful countryside with rolling hills and scenic valleys all close to hand. The town is very proud of “The Haining”, a wonderful 1790s Country House & Estate overlooking Haining Loch, just off the town centre, with beautiful woodland and walking paths which can be freely enjoyed by everyone.
Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Cloakroom with Storage & W/C., Utility Cupboard, Two Double Bedroom & Family Bathroom. Self-Contained Apartment hosting Double Bedroom, Kitchen, Living Area & Shower Room. Off Road Parking.
•Traditional charming stone built cottage
•Beautifully presented throughout
•Includes adjoining self-contained guest apartment
•Stunning scenic Selkirk views
•Balcony terrace & colourful garden
Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. New double glazed windows & front door. Combi boiler. Property extends 102sq m.
All fixed appliances and fittings, to include floor and wall coverings, curtain poles and blinds, are included in the sale price.
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Due to current restrictions, clients are advised to view the online virtual tour in the first instance. To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property Selkirk (01750-724160)-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Offers over £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.