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Collingwood House, Quay Walls, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15


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Collingwood House, 5 Quay Walls is a fine Georgian townhouse with wonderful southerly views over the River Tweed and presented to the market in excellent condition throughout. The Grade II listed house dates from 1770 and offers bright, spacious and versatile accommodation over four floors. The house is currently arranged with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, a study, two reception rooms, a kitchen, utility room, integral garage and a large basement storage room. The house was totally rebuilt and sensitively refurbished by the Berwick upon Tweed Preservation trust receiving a commendation in 1978.
The Quay Walls form part of the Elizabethan town walls of historic Berwick upon Tweed and as such are an historic part of Berwick's fascinating history. Collingwood House has views directly over the quayside, River Tweed and the bridges as well as far reaching views over North Northumberland.
Berwick upon Tweed has a comprehensive range of shops, both independent retailers, national chains and supermarkets. There is a wide choice of restaurants and cafes and the thriving Berwick Maltings Theatre is a short walk away. The town is well located for transport links having a mainline station which has regular services to Edinburgh (40mins) and Newcastle upon Tyne (45mins) as well as London some three and a half hours to the south. The A1 is close by providing excellent links to the local, regional and national road network.
Berwick upon Tweed is surrounded by some stunning countryside with the Cheviot Hills in North Northumberland and the Lammermuir Hills in the Scottish Borders. There are miles of coastline to explore with sandy beaches, bays and towering cliffs as well as many castles and historic buildings.

Accommodation comprises:
Solid wood panelled front door opening into a vestibule.
Glazed door through to hallway.

Reception Room
With a fireplace with wooden surround and mantel piece over housing a gas fire. The room has two sash windows to the front overlooking the River Tweed. There is a useful cupboard, power points and a television aerial socket. The room is arched through to the kitchen.

The fitted kitchen has a range of storage cupboards and ample work surfaces. There is an integrated gas hob, an electric oven, microwave and a stainless steel sink with side drainer. There is space for a dishwasher and fridge, both to be left in the property. There is a sash window to the rear.

This useful room has power points and a telephone point. While currently used as a coat room it would make an ideal home office / study and has a sash window to the rear.

Stairs lead up from the hallway to reception rooms and bedrooms and down to the utility area, integral garage and storage area.

With a lavatory and a wash hand basin.

Utility Room
The utility room on the ground floor is a practical space with plumbing points for a washing machine and space for a tumble drier. There is a wall mounted gas combination boiler and a sink. The room has a sash window to the rear. A door opens from the utility room to the integral garage.

Integral Garage
The integral garage has an up and over door. The garage space is big enough for many cars and could be extended if needed. The garage has a very high ceiling and mezzanine storage has been built in. The garage has power and water and to the rear a large storage room.

Storage Room
This is a large storage area to the rear of the garage. There are blocked side windows to this room so it could be adapted to other uses such as home office or cinema.

Upstairs from the landing

Main Reception Room
A charming and elegant formal reception room with four sash windows overlooking the Quayside and River. There is a fireplace which has an Adams style mantel piece and surround with cast iron fireplace inset which has been adapted to a gas fire. The room is panelled below the dado rail and has cornicing and ceiling rose.

Double Bedroom
A well proportioned double bedroom with two built in cupboards and a sash window to the rear.

With a suite comprising a lavatory, a pedestal wash basin, bidet and a shower cubicle. There is also a chrome heated towel rail and radiator.

Stairs to top landing
With a shelved cupboard and a loft hatch with ladder providing access to large boarded loft space which has plenty of storage room.

Double Bedroom
A double bedroom with built in cupboard and a sash window to the rear.

Master Bedroom
A bright and large master bedroom with a full wall of wardrobe space, four windows with wonderful southerly views and an en suite bathroom.
En suite
With a suite comprising a lavatory, a panel enclosed bath and a wash basin.

Fitted carpets and fitted blinds are to be included in the sale.

Mains water
Mains drainage
Mains gas
Mains electricity

Council tax Band: F
EPC: not required


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26 April 2016


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