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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Craigielea, 22 Bridgend, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3ER

Under Offer £259,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Property
  • Central Location
  • Many Period Futures
  • Fabulous Dining Kitchen
  • Garage and Ample Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

'Craigielea' is a desirable Victorian C(S) listed property which enjoys a rarely available location, conveniently close to the town centre. Internally the property exudes charm and character with several notable features including, stained glass windows, attractive fireplace and impressive staircase with cast iron balustrade. These traditional features have been married seamlessly with some more modern touches, most notably the fabulous family dining kitchen to the rear which is the real hub of the home and designed to fit well with modern family life. Externally there is ample off street parking as well as a garage and a sheltered, very private rear garden.

LOCATION
Duns has good educational and recreational facilities including primary and secondary schools, a 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.

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, WC, Family Dining Kitchen, Master Bedroom, Three Further Bedrooms, Bathroom, Attic Room, Garage, Workshop and Gardens.

ENTRANCE
A low stone wall to the front of the property with double opening to the side allows access to the private off-street gravelled parking with a side gate allowing access to the garage beyond.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE
A traditional timber entrance door with bespoke leaded stained glass upper panels opens into the entrance vestibule with attractive mosaic tiled flooring, ceiling light and coat hanging facilities. A fully glazed internal door then opens into:-

ENTRANCE HALL
Ensuring a lovely warm welcome with plenty of character and a continuation of the mosaic tiled flooring from the entrance vestibule. A feature staircase with original cast iron balustrade extends to the first floor. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Smoke alarm. Power points.

SITTING ROOM 4.70m x 4.28m (15'4" x 14'0")
Flooded with natural light with a large timber lined sash and case double window to the front in addition to a further double window overlooking the garden to the rear. This well-proportioned room provides plenty of character with a lovely focal point provided by the open coal fire to one wall with marble hearth and matching surround with shelved alcove to the side and storage below. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light plus wall mounted lighting. Central heating radiator. Television and telephone points plus ample power points.

DINING ROOM 4.25m x 3.52m (13'9" x 11'5")
Situated off the main entrance hall with a large double sash and case window to the front; this well-proportioned room provides ample space for a large dining table and chairs with a focal point provided by the built-in shelved alcove to one wall with storage below. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.

WC 4.28m x 1.00m (14'0" x 3'2")
A useful ground floor facility with large side facing window and fitted with a white washhand basin and WC. Built-in storage. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring.

FAMILY DINING KITCHEN 6.05m x 4.38m (19'8" x 14'3")
Situated to the rear of the property this is an impressive family dining kitchen which really is the hub of the home. Flooded with natural light with triple aspect windows in addition to double French doors which lead directly onto the sheltered garden beyond. The kitchen itself is fitted with traditional style oak wall and base units which incorporate glass fronted display cabinets, beech block worktops, under-unit lighting and a central moveable island which incorporates a breakfast bar. In addition, there is ample space for a dining table and chairs if desired. A large understair cupboard provides excellent additional storage and appliances include a ceramic Belfast sink, integral four ring hob with extractor hood and separate eye-level double AEG self cleaning oven and grill, dishwasher and space for a large American style fridge/freezer. Ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Wall mounted central heating boiler. Ceiling lights plus wall lights. Ample power points.

UPPER ACCOMMODATION
The curved carpeted staircase with cast iron balustrade extends to a mid-way landing with steps leading off to a front and rear landing. A lovely feature is provided by the bespoke leaded glass panel overhead which defuses light to the landing from the light well.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.74m x 4.30m (15'5" x 14'1")
An impressively proportioned double bedroom with double aspect windows both to the front and to the side ensuring plenty of natural light. The room provides ample space for a range of freestanding furniture. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.

BEDROOM TWO 4.64m x 4.62m (15'2" x 15'1")
An additional well-proportioned double bedroom again with feature windows both to the front and the rear overlooking the garden. Built-in wall press provides good storage. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.

BEDROOM THREE 3.34m x 2.96m (10'9" x 9'7")
Enjoying a pleasant aspect to the front of the property, this room features an original corner fireplace and benefits from double built-in cupboards providing good storage. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.

BEDROOM FOUR 4.34m x 2.42m (14'2" x 7'9")
Situated off the rear landing with large side facing windows and partially combed ceiling. Currently utilised as a home office, but equally well suited as an additional double bedroom if required. Wall mounted shelving. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Telephone point and ample power points.

BATHROOM 3.41m x 2.91m (11'1" x 9'5")
A particularly spacious bathroom with an interesting feature provided by the leaded stained glass sash and case window to the rear. The bathroom itself is fitted with a four piece suite comprising WC, pedestal sink, panelled spa bath and corner shower cubicle. Tiling to dado height. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Built-in storage cupboard provides good storage.

ATTIC ROOM
A small store room situated off the rear landing gives access to a Ramsay ladder leading to the attic room above which is fully floored with double velux windows, ceiling light and hatch to further attic storage.

GARAGE
Double gates to the side of the property extend off the gravelled parking area to the timber built single garage with double doors to the front and side windows.

WORKSHOP
To the rear of the garage is a useful workshop fitted with light and power with windows overlooking the garden.

EXTERNAL
The gardens enjoy excellent privacy and good sun throughout the day. With mature surrounds, the garden is sheltered and features a split level design with a large cobbled patio accessed immediately from the dining kitchen which provides the ideal spot for summer dining. A lawned area of garden extends beyond with a selection of established planted flowerbeds and borders with timber summerhouse to the corner, garden shed, wood store and outside garden tap.

SERVICES
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Gas central heating. Secondary glazing.

COUNCIL TAX
Band E

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
Asking Price 259,000. Offers 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.


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Listing History

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11 February 2016

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