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3 bedroom cottage for sale

15 Sprouston Cottages, Newtown St. Boswells, TD6

Fixed Price £130,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Neutral Decor Throughout
  • Fantastic Garden
  • Off Street Parking
  • Large Dining Kitchen
  • Excellent Storage
  • Large Allotment To Rear Also Available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

15 Sprouston Cottage is a charming and traditional sandstone cottage; offering deceptively spacious accommodation with ample living space and three well appointed double bedrooms. The property enjoys a beautifully suntrap garden to the front which has been with exceptionally well maintained by the current owners. The property also offers the “good-life” with the opportunity of a most enviable and generous landscaped allotment garden to the rear, available upon negotiation, The cottage is decorated in a neutral and simplistic country style throughout and presented in immaculate walk-in condition. Ideal for a first time buyer, young family or keen gardener.

Newtown St Boswells is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, and rests nestled just below the Eildon Hills, close to Melrose and within easy reach of further Borders towns. Scottish Borders Council Headquarters is within walking distance as well as local shops, with larger shopping facilities at Galashiels some six miles distant. Newtown has a Primary School, Health Centre, and other local facilities. The property is ideally placed just off the A68 and for the Border Railway, with nearby Tweedbank Station just 10 minutes from the property.

The main door with glazed panel and transom above opens into a bright and spacious hallway; fitted with wood effect flooring and neutral wall covering, providing access to the upper accommodation and opening to the lounge. The lounge is situated to the front, with pleasant outlooks across the garden and fitted with feature fireplace with real flame gas fire and marble hearth. The room allows ample space for free standing furnishings and is fitted with the continuous wood effect flooring, neutral wall covering, TV and power points and attractive pendant light fitting. A further door opens to the dining kitchen; quietly situated to the rear and with large window allowing natural light. Fitted with a range of wood effect wall and base units, there is excellent counter space and storage, with room for large dining table and chairs. The kitchen is plumbed for washing machine and fitted with stainless steel sink and drainer, with allocated space and connection for further kitchen appliances. A modern room with tile effect flooring, wet wall splash backs and ornate ceiling fitting. A further door leads to the rear hall, providing access to the outdoor space through external door and housing three convenient storage cupboards and the boiler.

A carpeted staircase from the entrance hall leads to the first floor landing, with further doors opening to the bathroom, three double bedrooms and in-built airing cupboard. The bathroom is exceptionally spacious, with modesty window to the rear allowing natural light, and comprising white bath with mixer taps over, WC and washhand basin, with the added benefit of a separate walk-in shower with electric power shower. Fitted with tiling to dado height and vinyl floor covering, attractive recessed alcove with vanity storage and mirror. The first of the bedrooms is situated quietly to the rear, with large window overlooking the garden and storage under sill, space for freestanding furnishings and fitted with wood effect flooring and neutral wall coverings. Bedroom two is a generous double with in-built storage facilities and window to the front, with fitted carpeting and white wall covering. Bedroom three is currently used as a home office and single bedroom, but allows adequate space as a comfortable double, with in-built cupboard outlooks to the front, a cream colour palate and wood effect flooring.

LOUNGE 3.52m x 3.97m (11’7 x 13)
KITCHEN 3.94m x 3.47m (12’11 x 11’5)
BEDROOM ONE 2.76m x 4.04m (9’1 x 13’3)
BEDROOM TWO 2.76m x 4.04m (9’1 x 13’3)
BEDROOM THREE 2.45m x 2.40m (8’ x 7’10)

A most attractive and well tended garden lies to the front and is neatly enclosed by timber fencing, adding a splash of colour to the frontage with planted borders and mature shrubbery - enjoying the most of the morning and afternoon sun. To the rear, a shared courtyard provides off-street parking with stone outhouses, drying poles and green. The allotment is available upon negotiation; this generous and fully enclosed area lies to the rear separate from the house and has been expertly cultivated to host a vegetable garden, greenhouse and shed, as well as a lawn area and decking. The allotment benefits from excellent levels of privacy and pleasant outlooks towards the Eildon hills.

All floor and wall coverings, integral appliances are included in the sale price.

Energy Rating Band D

Council Tax Band A

Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating. Double glazing. Property fitted with smart energy meter.

Viewings and Home Report available on request from the selling agents on 01750 724 160 -lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents Messrs Hastings & Co, The Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225 999, 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. Viewers should be advised that even after an acceptable written offer has been received, in the event of any unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives, the Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.

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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 February 2016

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