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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chirnside, TD11


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Tenure: Freehold

Kirkhill is a well presented detached five bedroom family home offered for sale on the edge of this thriving Berwickshire village. Kirkhill was originally built as part of the former 18th century local brewery complex and has been more recently renovated in order to provide flexible space for a comfortable family home with potential for use as a B&B in an area short of such facilities. The house has the added benefit of secure parking with a garage and gated driveway and a pleasant south facing town garden.The property comprises on the ground floor: a kitchen /breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, spacious reception room with a fireplace and a second reception room which is currently used as a dining room. On the first floor are two double bedrooms with en- suite shower rooms, a double bedroom and family bathroom. The top floor has two eaved double bedrooms and a shower room.
Chirnside is a popular village with a range of local services including a doctors'surgery, chemist, primary school, a bank and small supermarket. The area's principal town, Berwick upon Tweed, is some 9.5 miles away and offers a comprehensive range of shops and facilities including the award winning Berwick Maltings Theatre, the Swan Leisure Centre, shops, supermarkets and schools. There is also an independent school, Longridge Towers, situated approximately 1 mile west of Berwick upon Tweed. Berwick also has a mainline station serving the East Coast mainline with regular services to Edinburgh (40mins), Newcastle upon Tyne (45mins) and London, 3 hours to the south.
The town of Duns is some 6.5miles to the west and has a further range of local shops and services as well as the new Berwickshire High School.
The area as a whole has a wide range of leisure opportunities with many golf courses, horse racing at Kelso, sailing and canoeing at the coast, and walking in the Cheviot or Lammermuir Hills. The local coastline is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor
Entrance Hall
A stable type door opens into a welcoming entrance hall which has a tessellated mosaic floor. There is an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Utility Room
With space for washing machine and tumble drier. There is a stainless steel sink, storage cupboards and work surfaces. A door opens into the downstairs cloakroom.

Kitchen 4.63m (18'2) x 3.09m (10'1)
The beamed kitchen has a range of fitted units, a ceramic Belfast sink inset into the work surface, plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a range cooker, ample storage space and a tiled floor.

Reception 6.17m (20'3) x 4.57m (15)
This is a bright and well-proportioned reception room with two windows overlooking gardens and a fireplace with a brick surround housing a dual fuel burner. There are low voltage down lighters and a television point. There are doors either side of the fireplace, one of which accesses the second reception room and the other opening into a hallway from which the stairs lead to an upper landing and a door opens onto a decked area and the garden.

Reception Room / Dining Room 4.33m (14'2) x 3.51m (11'6)
This room is currently arranged as a dining room but could be either a formal or informal reception room or a home office. The room has windows to the side and front overlooking the garden and a telephone point.

Under Stair Cupboard
There is a deep storage cupboard located under the stairs.

Stairs lead up to a landing.

Master Bedroom 4.96m (16'10) x 3.61m (11'1)
A good sized double bedroom with a southerly aspect over the garden. A door leads to the en- suite shower room.
En- suite
With a pedestal wash basin, extractor fan, a toilet and a shower cubicle with mains shower over.

Double Bedroom 3.68m (12'1) x 3.30m (10'9)
A good sized double bedroom with windows overlooking the gardens, power and television point.

Family Bathroom
With a panel enclosed bath, shower cubicle with mains shower , a toilet and wash basin.

Double bedroom 4.74m (15'6) x 3.76m (12'4)
A good sized double bedroom with pleasant views. There are power points and a television point. A door leads through to the en suite.
En suite
The en suite shower room has a wash basin, toilet and a shower cubicle with electric shower over.

Study Area 3.75m (12'3) x 2.61m (8'7)
The study area has been formed to allow space for a staircase to access the converted roof pace and has ample room for a desk, shelving and storage.
Stairs lead up to a landing which has a large velux window.

Bedroom 4.03m (13'3) x 3.76m (12'4)
An eaved double bedroom with velux window, power points and television point.

Shower Room
A shower room with a lavatory, wash basin, and shower cubicle with mains shower and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3.76m (12'4) x 3.54m (11'7)
A further eaved double bedroom with velux window.

Kirkhill has an easily managed town garden that is south facing. The area is mainly laid to lawn with borders around. There is a decked area which provides a pleasant opportunity for barbeques and seating.
A path leads round the property to the side of which is the oil fired central heating boiler and a small shed and coal bunker.
Garage 6.15m (20'2) x 3.26m (10'6)
This has an electric roller door, ample storage and mains electricity. There is a gated gravel driveway in front of the garage providing further off street parking. The oil storage tank is sited to the side of the drive.


Mains Electricity
Mains Water
Mains sewerage

Energy Performance Certificate: E
Council Tax Band: E


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25 March 2015


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