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5 bedroom detached house for sale

George HouseThe Walled PaddockLethemJedburghTD8 6PS

Fixed Price £215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Amazing Opportunity
  • Partially Completed Property
  • Delightful Surroundings
  • Granny Annex
  • Timber Barn

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

George House is a partially constructed property, which offers an excellent opportunity to complete to the buyers own taste. It has been built within glorious surroundings and is located within the walled garden at Lethem. The house sits in a substantial walled plot extending to approximately 1.6 acres with fine views to the south and over the adjoining farmland.

Lethem is a small hamlet located one mile from the A68, close to the Carter Bar and the English border, within approximately one hour's drive from Newcastle Airport, and around 8 miles from the facilities found in Jedburgh. Jedburgh has a variety of shops, restaurants, a swimming pool, fitness centre, Community & Arts Centre, primary and secondary schools. Jedburgh is an attractive setting with riverside walks and colourful renovated buildings in the Market Place and Canongate. Well situated with swift road links to either major airport at Edinburgh or Newcastle, and the main east coast railway line is approximately 35 miles distant at Berwick upon Tweed.

Travelling south from Jedburgh on the A68, Lethem is signposted to the right about 3 miles past the village of Camptown and some 2 miles before the border with England at Carter Bar. Take the drive to Lethem farm one mile after the turning from the A68 with the plot near the foot of the drive on the right.

Partly constructed, the accommodation includes; a granny annex (ideal for extended family), entrance hall, living room with a south facing bay window and a further bay window to the woods at the rear and a recess for an open fire, downstairs en suite bedroom (providing for disabled use), cloakroom, dining kitchen/day room, utility with door to garden and connecting door to the granny annex.

A turreted feature with provision for a spiral staircase leads off the main hall and provides access to the upstairs accommodation which includes the master bedroom with a bay window to the woods and an en-suite, two further double bedrooms with the potential for a further single bedroom or home office again with a bay window over the lounge.

The granny annex comprises entrance, sitting room, kitchen, two upstairs bedrooms and bathroom.

The site also includes a timber barn (ideal for storage) with an option to demolish and replace with a double garage.

All the plumbing is in place for the heating and domestic hot water, including the radiators in every room, the hot water tank and the storage tank in the loft.
To complete the heating system a boiler needs to be provided. Floors and ceilings and insulation have been completed. Studwork walls are all finished inside and plasterboarded out. All first fix electrical is in place and the house has a permanent connection to the electricity.
The whole area of loft over the main house and the annexe has been insulated with 400mm of insulation.
At the moment you have to climb a ladder to get up to the first floor.

All the appropriate survey and planning is in place for a bore hole to supply water. 07/01123/FUL

A septic tank will be required.

We envisage that the value of the property once completed to be around 400,000

Fixed Price 215,000. Offers 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:
10 September 2014

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