5 Bed House - Villa
Guide Price £335,000
Marchcroft is a delightful sandstone villa dating back to the 1850’s where it was later subdivided in the mid 1900’s. Situated centrally within the town, this desirable ‘B’ Listed property is full of character and charm, presenting a spacious family home with well-proportioned rooms that offer a diverse and flexible layout to suit a buyers personal requirements. Downstairs offers great space for a family with both a lounge and formal dining room as well as a well-equipped dining kitchen. Externally, the mature garden is nicely landscaped with a neat area of lawn as well as a selection of lovely seating areas and enjoys good sunshine throughout the day. The property is within close distance to a full range of local shops and amenities including both primary and secondary schools located within the town.
Duns has good educational and recreational facilities including primary and secondary schools, swimming pool, tennis courts, 18 hole golf course, library, various speciality shops and walks and nature reserve within the grounds of Duns Castle and is home to the classical Edwardian Mansion at Manderston. Edinburgh is 45 miles away with the main East Coast rail line at Berwick upon Tweed some 15 miles distant.
Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Dining Kitchen, Cloakroom with Fitted WC, Downstairs Bedroom with En-Suite Wet Room, Four Further Upstairs Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. Private Gardens, Detached Garage and Private Parking on Driveway.
•Spacious Family Home in Town Centre Location
•Fully Enclosed Private Garden
•Detached Garage with Private Parking on Driveway
•Close to Local Amenities Including Primary and Secondary Schools
•Flexible and Diverse Layout to Suit Buyers Requirements
•Downstairs Bedroom with En-Suite Wet Room with Potential to Convert to Self-Contained Granny Annex
Upon entering the property the entrance vestibule and hallway are bright and welcoming with plenty of room for coat hanging as well as benefiting from a large under-stair cupboard providing additional storage options. Both the lounge and dining room provide outlooks to the side of the property and benefit from an abundance of natural light through the tall windows with original working shutters; both also featuring original fireplaces. The dining kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and base units featuring an integrated dishwasher and double range oven as well as room for a dining table and chairs. With direct access to the parking area, the rear hallway is extremely spacious and leads through to the downstairs suite with a fully tiled wet room as well as adjoining utility area and separate cloakroom with fitted WC and wash basin. This section of the house has the potential to be converted into a self-contained granny annex if desired.
The carpeted stairs lead to the bright upper landing where four bedrooms and the family bathroom are located. Two spacious double bedrooms overlook the side of the property, both featuring original fireplaces and benefit from built in storage. With outlooks over the front garden, the third bedroom is also a good sized double with an adjoining door into bedroom four which is currently used as a study. The partially tiled family bathroom comprises of a white three piece suite including bath, WC and wash basin.
Lounge - 4.77m x 4.31m
Dining Room - 4.84m x 3.39m
Dining Kitchen - 4.31m x 4.10m
Downstairs Bedroom (Bedroom Five) - 3.57m x 2.92m
Bedroom One - 5.04m x 4.23m
Bedroom Two- 4.58m x 3.55m
Bedroom Three - 4.17m x 3.23m
Bedroom Four/Study - 2.73m x 2.19m
Bathroom - 2.60m x 1.84m
The fully enclosed garden offers a good degree of privacy with a large area laid to lawn and well stocked borders surrounding with a selection of mature shrubs and trees. With various seating areas to choose from, the property enjoys good sun throughout the day and is a safe haven for children and/or pets with plenty opportunity for al fresco dining. Storage options are available to the rear of the garage whilst a large garden shed lies to the foot of the garden which also provides pedestrian access to Murray Street.
A detached single garage lies to the side of the property with an up and over door whilst private parking for numerous cars is available on the driveway.
Mains electric, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating. Double Glazing. Fitted with home security system.