4 bedroom detached house for saleLych View Fogo, Duns
Former School House Occupying a Fabulous Plot of Just Under Half an Acre with Views To The Village Church. Perfect Family Home with Spacious, Versatile Accommodation Comp: Ent Hall, Lounge, Sit Rm, B'fasting Kit, Utility, WC, 3 Dble Bdrms, Bdrm 4/Study, Bthrm & Shwr Rm. 3 Garages & Several Outhouses
‘Lych View’ is the former school house in the hamlet of Fogo and dates from the mid 1800’s; occupying a superb plot of just under half an acre, the property boasts a fabulous location with open outlooks over the grounds with the lovely village church as a backdrop beyond. The property itself has been lovingly maintained over the years and offers spacious and versatile accommodation; ideal as a family home and for those looking for a semi rural setting yet within easy reach of Duns and its local schooling and amenities. The extensive gardens incorporate ample parking on the gravelled driveway, three garages in addition to several outhouses as well as two large vegetable plots and a sheltered summerhouse.
Location - Duns has good educational and recreational facilities including primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool, tennis courts, 18 hole golf course, library, various speciality shops and walks and nature reserve within the grounds of Duns Castle and is home to the classical Edwardian Mansion at Manderston. Edinburgh is 45 miles away with the main East Coast rail line at Berwick upon Tweed some 15 miles distant.
Accommodation Summary - Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room/Lounge, Breakfasting Kitchen, Rear Hall, Utility Room, WC, Three Double Bedrooms, Fourth Bedroom/Study, Bathroom and Shower Room. Three Garages and Several Outhouses. Gravelled Driveway and Private Parking for Several Vehicles. Garden Grounds of just under 0.5 acre.
Entrance - Decorative wrought iron double gates open onto a lengthy gravelled driveway which extends both to the front and to the side of the property leading to a large area of private parking and garaging to the rear. The established garden grounds extend mainly to the front of the property.
Entrance Hall - A part-glazed front entrance door with glazed upper transom opens into a welcoming entrance hallway featuring a carpeted staircase with spindle banister extending to the upper floor and with large understair storage. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Sitting Room - 4.74m x 4.01m - Located off the main entrance hall with a large double front facing window with timber lined surround which overlooks the gardens beyond and ensures good natural light. A lovely focal point is provided by the log burning stove which is set onto a tiled hearth with brick surround and display shelf to the side. Fitted carpet. Ceiling lights. Central heating radiator. TV point and ample power points.
Dining Room/Lounge - 5.10m x 4.10m - A further particularly well-proportioned public room with double aspect windows both to the front and to the side enjoying a delightful private aspect over the garden. Currently utilised as a sitting room but equally well suited as a large family dining room if preferred again featuring a log burning stove which is set onto a tiled hearth with intricate cast iron surround. Double shelved recesses with storage below to the rear wall provide pleasant display areas. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. TV point and ample power points.
Breakfasting Kitchen - 3.63m x 3.65m - Situated to the rear of the property with a large window ensuring good natural light. The kitchen itself is fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units with ample worktop space, tiled splashbacks and under-unit lighting. The units incorporate a useful breakfast bar with appliances including a stainless steel sink with drainer to the side, integral four ring electric hob with extractor hood above, separate eye-level oven and grill, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Tiled flooring. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Rear Hall - Extending off the kitchen and with a door allowing access to the gravelled parking area and garage to the rear. Continuation of the tiled flooring. Wall mounted coat hanging. Ceiling light.
Utility Room - 2.58m x 1.67m - A useful facility situated off the rear hall with a rear facing window and fitted with a range of wall units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Oil fired central heating boiler. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet.
Wc - A useful ground floor facility fitted with a white WC and washhand basin with tiled splashback. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Fitted carpet.
Upper Accommodation - A carpeted staircase with spindle banister extends to the first floor landing with a built-in floor to ceiling recess on the turn of the stairs providing a pleasant display area. The landing on the first floor is a large L-shaped landing and provides access to the bedroom accommodation. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Ample power points.
Bedroom One - 4.87m x 4.10m - A particularly bright and airy well-proportioned double bedroom benefiting from a double aspect window both to the side and to the front overlooking the garden with the church yard beyond. Extensive storage is provided by the built-in wardrobes with matching chest of drawers and dressing table. Fitted carpet. Ceiling lights. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Bedroom Two - 4.87m x 3.10m - Also benefiting from double aspect windows to the front overlooking the garden and to the side overlooking the adjoining farmland with woodland beyond. This well-proportioned double bedroom enjoys good natural light and provides ample space for a range of freestanding furniture. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Bedroom Three - 3.01m x 3.55m - Again a nicely proportioned double bedroom this time with a large rear facing window and with a large shelved recess to one wall providing good storage. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Bedroom Four/Study - 1.77m x 3.01m - Enjoying a delightful aspect to the front of the property; this room is currently utilised as a home office but would be equally well suited as a single bedroom if required. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Wall mounted shelving. Central heating radiator. Ample power points.
Bathroom - Fitted with a three piece suite comprising WC, washhand basin which is set into a vanity unit with storage below and a timber panelled bath with tiled surround. Large rear facing modesty window. Built-in timber lined cupboard providing good storage and housing the water tank. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator.
Shower Room - A very useful additional facility situated adjacent to the bathroom and providing a large double shower cubicle with wet wall panelling and electric power shower. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Extractor fan.
External - Double wrought iron gates open onto an extensive gravelled driveway which extends both along the front and to the rear of the property. The driveway which extends to the rear of the property opens up to provide extensive private parking for several vehicles with a detached garage lying to the rear with double doors to the front which open up to provide a large garage with further workshop area to the side. Fully fitted with light, power and fully insulated roof and walls. To the rear of the property lies a covered wood store, greenhouse and further lockable coal/log shed. The gravelled driveway which extends along to the front of the property leads to a further detached timber double garage again with light power and fully insulated; a further tool shed lies to the side. The gardens then extend beyond the front gravelled driveway and extend to just under half an acre. Having been fully landscaped and immaculately maintained, the gardens incorporate neat lawned areas with mature planted flowerbeds and borders providing a variety of trees and shrubs with central vegetable plots with protective netting, a lovely sheltered seating area and secluded timber summerhouse which is designed to make the most of the private position. From the foot of the garden there is direct access onto the riverside walks with the church and churchyard lying beyond creating a pleasant backdrop. External security lighting. Garden tap.
Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Double glazing. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax - Band E
Viewing And Home Report - To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01573-225999-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
PRICE and MARKETING POLICY - Asking Price £360,000 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.
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