4 Bed House - Terraced
Offers Over £375,000
A room with a view……
If the character cobbled streets of a bustling market town, with the winding River Tweed and a 12th Century Abbey as your neighbours, appeal - then this Georgian townhouse may be just the home for you.
6 Abbey Court sits on a quaint and traditional quiet street, opening just off the main access of the town - with a striking white painted frontage, the surrounding properties are equally as impressive including the Turret House, St Andrews Episcopal Church, and of course the stunning 12th Century Kelso Abbey. This charming property dates from around 1820, and is a successful blend of traditional Scottish design with an artistic fusion, and provides for modern life exceptionally well with comfortable public space and a particularly attractive and quirky family kitchen. With the upper levels hosting two bathrooms and 7 further rooms ideal as bedrooms, hobby, study or workspace, the modern purchaser is well catered for with this flexible and versatile accommodation, with a private enclosed courtyard garden nestled to the rear making it a surprisingly low maintenance property, offering definite scope as an enviable holiday home ready to enjoy!
Glorious Kelso, proudly positioned at the meeting point of the Tweed and Teviot rivers, is one of the most attractive and unspoiled towns in the Borders. Increasingly popular in recent years, it’s an undisputed top pick for house hunters in the area– and with its vibrant cobbled market square filled with artisan shops and independent retailers, the town benefits new education facilities including a Primary and a state-of-the-art Secondary school, with excellent leisure, beauty and health services, and larger mainstream amenities also available such as supermarkets, Kelso provides for a variety of lifestyle and work requirements. With an impressive history and Augustan Abbey at its heart, the area is also popular for visitors and tourists, with an excellent holiday trade and stunning landmarks such as Floors Castle. Surrounding the bustling town is uninterrupted countryside; with endless walks, trails and tracks to enjoy for sporting and outdoor types, and with excellent connections to further Border towns and easily commutable to Edinburgh or nearby Berwick, Kelso is a tried, tested and clear favourite!
Presented over three floors, the townhouse hosts three public rooms with four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a cellar. The main entrance opens to a bright central hall; providing access to the cellar, storage cupboard, the public rooms and kitchen. Both reception rooms are tastefully decorated, with the living area generously proportioned with double astragal window to the front in keeping with the period features, focal fireplace and neutral décor. The adjacent sitting room is a comfortable dining area or snug, with good levels of natural light and attractive tiled flooring; leading to the adjoining family kitchen which is fully fitted a lovely dual aspect. A carpeted stair leads from the main hall to the first floor, which includes a formal dining room also suitable as a bedroom, with lovely outlooks to the front. A further two double bedrooms and nursery or dressing room are also positioned on this level, with the main bathroom opening from the landing and including a bath and freestanding shower with attractive tiling and a window to the front. A further turned staircase leads to the top floor, with a mid-landing window providing good natural light and outlooks. Two double bedrooms overlook the historic neighbouring rooftops; with a single bedroom or dressing room and shower room between.
•History & Character
•Holiday Home Potential
•Superb Lifestyle Catchment
•Easily Kept Accommodation & Garden
Main gas, electric, water and drainage.
All fixed items and integrated appliances, as viewed, are included in the sale price. The property is a category “C” Cultural Listed Building. Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35691