3 Bed Cottage
Offers Over £160,000
Nestled at the end of a pretty cobbled lane, occupying the largest plot of the stone built row, you will find this picture perfect cottage. A Traditional build, with wonderful kerb appeal, the cottage is a joy to be in. If a home could give out a warm & welcoming hug, this would be the one.
The current owners have designed both the internal and external of the cottage caringly and sympathetically to respect its 18th century beginnings, taking into account every bit of detail and using every nook and cranny to maximise space and appeal. Tastefully decorated throughout with a neutral palette, each room is beautifully presented with modern flair, whilst still retaining some of its charming original features.
Through the wooden gate, access to the cottage is via the heavy solid oak door, into the vestibule which leads on to both kitchen and lounge.
The dining kitchen is a wonderful space showcasing authentic features presented perfectly in a classic meets contemporary style. With solid wood units, two large larder style cupboards, open shelving, free standing gas cooker with extractor canopy, plumbing for washing machine and room for free standing appliances too. Lovely updated wooden double glazed sash & case window to the rear, set deep with under cupboard, feature lighting set into the traditional beamed ceiling, the ornate nine pane window to the front, the feature floorboards and the large farmhouse wooden table & chairs, this kitchen diner is both practical and spacious.
The lounge is warm and inviting, tastefully presented with subtle colour tones, wooden sash & case window to rear, ornate feature window to front and wooden beamed ceiling. The multi-fuel stove is a perfect focal point for this room, not only functional but a great addition to the rooms classic Scottish styling. Across is a recessed alcove for shelving or storage and tucked away in the corner are four steps which lead to a small rear vestibule nestled behind the front door, a solid wood barn style, opening out on to the historical Hallywell Close.
A wooden bannister leads up to the first floor and a light and bright open landing. Here you will find a loft hatch giving access to the large floored attic.
The first double bedroom is a generous size with dual aspect, to front and rear. Featuring beamed ceiling and wooden floorboards, with plenty of space for free-standing furniture. The rustic yet contemporary sold wood latch door finishes the design perfectly.
Across lies the family bathroom, with contemporary Burlington suite which has been designed to replicate traditional charming features, including the wonderful free standing roll top bath. Tastefully finished with latch door.
The guest suite hosts the second double bedroom and boasts en-suite shower room. With latch door, beamed ceiling, wooden floor, fitted wardrobe area and sash & case window overlooking the garden to the rear. The en-suite is of modern fitting with large walk in shower and tiled floor.
The third bedroom is a delightful room, of single size which would make for the most perfect home office or study too. Exposed beam ceiling and dual aspect with two picture windows affording plenty of natural light. Overlooking the rear garden with traditional heavy wooden door leading outside where you will find an idyllic wooden “bridge” walkway to the beautiful rear garden. A functional feature yet hugely charming.
The cottage garden to the rear is fully enclosed providing a secure space for both children and pets. Accessed via the quaint bridge on the first floor or via timber stairs at ground level, (where you will also find a covered log store and stone built shed). The lawn centre point with corner pebbled seating area offers a relaxing space with a high degree of privacy, with the most wonderful collection of well-established border planting, including many beautiful shrubs and flowers. Special attention has been paid to ensure an array of colour throughout Spring and Summer, particularly planted in a cheerful tri-colour of blues, yellows and whites and purposely arranged for minimal maintenance whilst tastefully respecting the property’s heritage.
This is a beautiful cottage that has been so lovingly designed and cared for by its current owners. From the use of socially and environmentally responsible “Little Greene” high quality British paints throughout, to the super stylish sold wooden latch doors in every room, with the tasteful chic décor and overall relaxing ambiance, a very warm welcome awaits the new owners of 5 Humes Close.
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To arrange arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01750 724160-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Legal, 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.