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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Northhouse, Skelfhill, Hawick, TD9 0PN

Offers in Region of £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Cottage
  • Stunning Rural Location
  • Amazing Views
  • Garage with Studio above
  • Good Sized Garden with Development Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Old North House is a quintessential white painted country cottage with black banded window surrounds in an idyllic setting among the hills south of Hawick. Enjoying 360 degrees panoramic views the cottage has extended accommodation with four bedrooms and a detached double garage with studio over and surrounding gardens with a plot sized lawn to the side, all enjoying great privacy with little passing traffic.

Located in the midst of beautiful countryside yet just one mile, from the A7 and some 6 miles south of Hawick the property enjoys the best of town and country. Hawick is a true Borders town with strong links to the farming and textiles industries and a proud rugby tradition. The town centre includes attractions such as the Textiles Museum and the refurbished Tower Mill with its theatre and cinema complex, a number of quality shops and long established businesses. Local distances are 50 miles to Edinburgh, 40 miles to Carlisle and 70 miles to Newcastle.

Entrance Vestibule
Master Bedroom with En-Suite 5.20m x 2.84m (17'1'' x 9'4'')
Bedroom Two 4.05m x 2.74m (13'3'' x 9')
Bedroom Three 2.50m x 2.95m (8'2'' x 9'8'')
Bedroom Four 3.85m x 2.95m (12'8'' x 9'8'')
Living Room 4.32m x 4.70m (14'2'' x 15'5'')
Dining Kitchen 3.76m x 5.90m (12'4'' x 19'4'')
Utility 2.24m x 3.54m (7'4'' x 11'7'')
Family Bathroom
Detached Double Garage

The drive leads off a quiet country road to front with garaging, turning and parking to the side. The main entrance lies to the rear of the property and leads through a generous entrance vestibule to the hall with a window with working shutters and window seat overlooking a sun trap sheltered patio. The living room lies to front and includes a deep sill picture window taking advantage of the fantastic views over the garden to the surrounding hills and features a wood burning stove with oak surround set on a slate plinth. The dining kitchen lies at the far end of the hall also has a deep sill window, again with fine views, and further windows to the side and rear including a lovely outlook over the back garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of units, contemporary worktops with tiled splashbacks and a twin sink below the rear window while the there is a generous dining area with window to front, taking advantage of the views. The adjoining utility room is fitted with a range of units and worktops with space for white goods and has ample coat hanging, the central heating boiler and external door to the back garden. A cloaks cupboard and further shelved storage cupboard lies off the main hall within a connecting passage to the family bathroom which is spacious with both bath and shower. The master bedroom with ensuite shower room has the benefit of twin windows to the front providing panoramic views to the hills and includes a fully tiled en-suite shower room. A second downstairs bedroom is also a double room with deep sill window overlooking the back garden.

A carpeted staircase leads to a landing area with two further double bedrooms, both with velux windows to the front and rear, two storage cupboards and a walk in store or attic at the far end.

A detached two car garage lies to the side of the drive with up and over roller doors and plenty of space for log store and general garden storage and includes light and power and workshop space with additional utility area and space for freezer with window to front.
An internal staircase off the workshop leads to an attic studio above the garage with twin velux windows to the front, making an ideal playroom or hobby room separate from the house.

A real feature of the property is the beautifully tended cottage gardens with established borders with a great variety of shrubs and plantings providing year-round interest including a delightful cottage garden to front with rose bed feature and box hedge surrounds. An extensive area of lawn or garden plot with development potential is situated to the far side of the house enclosed with stone wall boundaries with under-planted trees and raised borders. The property also benefits from private and sheltered gardens to rear with garden shed, drying lawn, sheltered patios and vegetable patch with productive beds, fruit trees, cold frames and a greenhouse next to the garage.

LPG gas, mains electricity, private water and drainage.

Band F

Rating F

The sellers are flexible and an early date of entry is available if preferred.

To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property Shop, Selkirk on 01750 724160-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Offers Around 325,000 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.

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:
14 July 2015

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