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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Auchencrow, Berwickshire

Sold STC £495,000

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Tenure: Freehold


Birchfield House is an attractive and well-designed five bedroom detached family home of about 2863 sq. ft.

The property is in the popular Berwickshire village of Auchencrow and offers easy access to the A1 and the main line train stations of Dunbar and Berwick upon Tweed.

Birchfield House occupies a mature plot of about half an acre and is beautifully presented making it a manageable modern family home in a beautiful rural village setting.

The village offers a popular pub and fantastic countryside walks and views.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule, reception hallway, sitting room, conservatory, open plan dining kitchen, utility room, shower room, home office/down stairs bedroom, store.

First Floor: Landing, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, bedroom 5, family bathroom/WC.

Outside: Gravelled driveway, integral double garage, ample parking, lawned gardens and rural views.

Distances: Berwick-upon-Tweed Mainline Rail Station 13 miles, Dunbar Rail Station 16 miles, Edinburgh 45 miles (all distances are approximate).


Birchfield House is an impressive detached family home with flexible accommodation extending to circa 2863 square feet. Built in 2006 the property has recently been fully upgraded by the current owners and is in excellent condition throughout. Birchfield House benefits from a light and bright atmosphere with a delightful rural outlook. Birchfield House is fully double glazed and is heated by an oil fired central heating system.

The property is approached off a quiet road which runs through the middle of the village and into a private gravelled driveway. The driveway has ample parking for 4 or 5 cars in front of the large double integrated garage.

The front door leads straight into a spacious and welcoming entrance vestibule, an ideal space for muddy boots and coats. From here the accommodation flow naturally from room to room with the reception hallway giving access to all the public rooms on the ground floor. The family country style kitchen which is at one end of the hallway is a large open plan space which offers access into the conservatory and outside via a stable door next to the utility room. The kitchen has an excellent range of wall and base units, integral appliances and is beautifully presented. A large central island is the focal point of the room and divides the kitchen from the dining area. Beyond the kitchen is a separate utility room which offers ample space for white goods and further storage. The conservatory which can be accessed from either the kitchen or the sitting room has patio doors which lead straight out to the garden. The family sitting room which can be accessed from the hallway and the conservatory offers a multi fuel stove set within a decorative stone surround and mantle, high ceilings and beautiful southerly views. At the far end of the reception hallway is a home office or down stairs bedroom depending on requirements. The accommodation on the ground floor is serviced by a shower room off the main hallway and a store room which leads to the integrated double garage.

From the reception hallway by the front door, a sweeping stair leads to the first floor landing. Windows on the landing offer an abundance of natural light to both ground and first floors. The landing at the top of stairs offers five generous bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master has a balcony which offers south facing views over the garden grounds and Cheviots Hills beyond, a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom with twin basins, bath and a free-standing shower. There is a guest bedroom also with an en-suite shower room and three further double bedrooms which are supported by the generous family bathroom.

Birchfield House sits in the middle of manageable garden grounds of about half an acre. The front garden is laid in part to lawn and in part gravel which offers ample parking and access to the integral double garage. A path leads up either side of the house to the rear south facing garden which again is mainly laid to lawn. The rear garden has a variety of fruit and native trees, mature borders and a patio terrace, ideal for alfresco dining.

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18 August 2017

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