Castle Cottage, Old Town, Ayton

3 Bed House - Detached 

Under Offer

Guide Price £200,000

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

Castle Cottage is quietly nestled in the Old Town part of Ayton, as part of a row of terraced properties. The beautiful stonework, with contrasting coloured quoin stones and lintels, on the front elevation give the townhouse a real sense of character and identity, while the interior is inviting and warm, decorated in neutral tones with an obvious charm which continues over all three floors. The accommodation is spacious, making for a lovely, relaxed family home, with modern fixtures and fittings combined with various original features which have been thoughtfully retained. Improvements made by the current owners include most of the sash windows fittings being replaced with modern, yet traditionally styled, doubled glazed units. The property also benefits from gas central heating system, together with the wood burning stove in the sitting room, making for a snug and cosy space to unwind and relax. While the gorgeous terraced back garden also adds to the property’s overall appeal. Purchasers may also be interested to know that the current owners have operated Castle Cottage as a successful B&B and continue to do so, using the master bedroom, bathroom and landing area as an Airbnb style, self-contained guest suite.

Location

Ayton is a small traditional Borders village which benefits from a good selection of local amenities, while the local primary school has a very good reputation, as does Eyemouth High School which is only a couple of miles away. The beautiful Baronial red sandstone Ayton Castle sits proudly in its well-tended grounds and is open to the public during the summer months, while the local pub and bowling club are perfect for socialising with the local community. The village has excellent access to the A1 which allows easy commuting to Edinburgh to the north and Newcastle to the south, while direct bus routes to Eyemouth, Duns and Berwick-upon-Tweed, with its mainline railway station, provide great public transportation links.

Accommodation

The accommodation comprises; hallway, sitting room, kitchen with dining area, back hallway, landing, master bedroom, second sizable bedroom with en-suite shower room and an office
ursery accessed through, family bathroom and spacious third double bedroom in the attic space.

External

The back door opens to a very useful utility space with gardener’s WC, while a pathway with steps to the side leads up to main garden ground. The gardens are very nicely presented and terraced over three levels; they enjoy excellent privacy and sun throughout most of the day with the top level enjoying some lovely roof top views towards the surrounding countryside. There is a parking space, defined directly to the front of the property, with additional parking available in a parking bay, just a short walk up the road.

Key Features

•3 Bedroom, with Nursery/Office, Mid-Terraced House
•Spacious Accommodation Over 3 Floors
•Sympathetically Updated Throughout
•Village location with local amenities within easy reach
•Opportunity for a Self-Contained Airbnb Style Holiday Let Suite

Dimensions

Hallway - 3.52m x 2.09m
Sitting Room - 5.35m x 3.21m
Dining Kitchen - 6.08m x 3.39m
Back Hallway - 8.48m x 1.29m
Landing - 2.48m x 2.18m
Bedroom 1 - 4.53m x 3.38m
Bathroom - 2.44m x 2.21m
Bedroom 2 - 4.31m x 3.32m
Nursery/Office -3.19m x 2.39m
Bedroom 3 - 5.10m x 4.78m

Services

The property has Mains Water, Electricity, Gas & Drainage.

Council Tax

Band C

Energy Efficiency

Rating D

Viewing and Home Report

To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01573-225999-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Price and Marketing Policy

Offers around £200,000 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.

All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.

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