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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Berrywell House, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3HR.
- Superb rural views.
- Stone and slate former stable block offering scope for conversion (subject to necessary consent).
- Many period features throughout.
- In need of modernisation.
- For sale as a whole or in two seperate lots.
- Seperate two bedroom garden cottage available - £125,000
Tenure: FreeholdBerrywell House is a substantial, south-facing Georgian property on a grand scale which dates from around 1760 and is set within well maintained, landscaped and wooded grounds that provide both shelter and amenity. The property is in need of refurbishment but offers bright and spacious accommodation which has been designed to make the most of the superb setting and wonderful far reaching views over farmland to the Cheviot Hills. The basement and second floor give opportunities for further accommodation, subject to the necessary consents. The house, which is believed to have been visited by Robert Burns during his tour of the Borders in 1787, provides large, well proportioned family accommodation which offers the convenience of being on the edge of the town yet has the benefits of a private rural setting
Lot 1 – Berrywell House (£425,000)
Entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, seven bedrooms, two bathrooms, further three large rooms at second floor level. Three room basement.
Former stone and slate stable block and coach house with garaging, tack room and former groom’s accommodation.
Lawned and wooded gardens and grounds. Grazing paddock. Wonderful open southerly views over farmland to the Cheviot Hills.
Large double garage of rendered stone construction under a pitched slate roof. Double sliding doors, concrete floor, open fire. Door to former tack room, pine boarded throughout with wooden floor and understairs storage. Open cast iron fireplace. Staircase to former groom’s accommodation with open cast iron fireplace, coombed ceiling and dormer window east with side glazing.
Former Stable Block
The stone and slate former stable block lies to the north-east of the main house and has potential to be converted into residential accommodation (subject to obtaining the necessary consents).
Gardens & Grounds
To the north of the main house is a sheltered lawned garden with parking and access to the tree lined rear drive. Semi-mature natural woodland to north which has been underplanted with various species including Beech, Cherry and Ash. Lawn and gravel drive to the front and side of the property with gravel parking and turning area to the front, sheltered by various mature garden trees, Hollies and Rhododendron.
To the east of the property and conveniently located next to the stable block, there is a permanent grass paddock which is well sheltered and ideal for the grazing of horses and ponies.
The current vendor entered into informal discussions with Scottish Borders Planning department in 2007 with regard to the proposed development of the stable building and three new builds within the grounds to the east of the main house. In 2007 this scheme was understood to be acceptable in principal to Scottish Borders Council, subject to satisfactory design. Further information and plans can be obtained from the selling agents