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4 bedroom detached house for sale

"Merlindale" 5 Caberston Avenue, Walkerburn

Offers in Region of £290,000

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Originally the former Congregational Church manse and with spectacular southerly views across the River Tweed and Tweed valley, this beautiful character property retains many original features. Situated in the village of Walkerburn, with the new Borders rail link to Edinburgh in nearby Galashiels, this charming property offers a superb choice to enjoy all the Borders countryside has to offer whilst being commutable to the city. The flexible accommodation comprises: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Living Room, Dining Room, Study / Sitting Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Cloakroom w.c/Wet room, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, terraced Garden, Garage/Store and private parking.

Internally many fine period features have been retained including cornicing, picture rails, panel doors and many more interesting, charming features.

The Entrance Porch gives an indication of the character evident throughout the property and the lovely reception hall retains the original plasterwork and archway leading to the beautiful, bright stairway, with oak flooring flowing through much of the ground floor accommodation. The Living Room, which is situated to the front of the property, features a lovely bay window from which to enjoy the tremendous views, feature fireplace with living flame gas fire, picture rail and a corner alcove. The Kitchen is fitted in keeping with the character of the property and has a large pantry cupboard and leads through to the good sized Utility room where the Cloakroom w.c. /Wet room is situated. The dining room is positioned to the front to fully appreciate the spectacular views and the Study / Sitting Room is to the rear and has an original working fireplace, both of these rooms could equally serve as additional bedrooms.

The staircase from the reception hall has a beautiful wooden balustrade and leads to the four double Bedrooms, Bathroom and a large walk-in storage cupboard. The Bathroom is fitted with a three piece white suite with an over-bath shower.

The front Garden is a pretty cottage garden with driveway to the side leading to the Garage/Store. The well stocked, terraced rear Garden has been lovingly tended over the years and features a summerhouse and pond with open fields to the rear. The gardens are positioned to take maximum advantage of the superb southerly aspect and spectacular views across the river Tweed and the Tweed valley, and are fully stocked with apple & cherry trees , soft fruit & shrubs and masses of spring bulbs.




Entrance Porch 


Living Room 
15' 9'' x 15' 9'' (4.81m x 4.79m)

Dining Room 
10' 10'' x 12' 4'' (3.29m x 3.76m)

Study/Sitting Room 
10' 3'' x 9' 10'' (3.13m x 3.00m)

Utility Room 
7' 8'' x 13' 6'' (2.33m x 4.11m)

Wet Room 

10' 4'' x 10' 10'' (3.15m x 3.30m)

Bedroom 1 
10' 7'' x 13' 10'' (3.23m x 4.22m)

Bedroom 2 
10' 7'' x 14' 4'' (3.22m x 4.36m)

Bedroom 3 
10' 6'' x 9' 11'' (3.19m x 3.01m)

Bedroom 4 
10' 0'' x 10' 10'' (3.06m x 3.30m)

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Added on Rightmove:
15 January 2016


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