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Delightful 2 bedroom cottage in Morebattle near Kelso. 
Type: Cottage
Contact: Brenda Coates
4 The Square,
Teapot Street, Morebattle, TD5 8QL
Kelso
Featured: Yes

MOREBATTLE
BOUNTREE COTTAGE,
4 THE SQUARE, TEAPOT STREET

 

SEMI DETACHED COTTAGE


Set within a conservation area, dating back to the late 1700’s, this is a charming cottage, renovated to good effect during the late 1990’s. The accommodation is comfortably proportioned and in excellent decorative order throughout, retaining much character and having several very pleasing features, including stripped pine doors, and an ornate fireplace with open fire in the living/dining room, which also has French Doors leading to the good sized rear garden. The kitchen is equipped with modern units and both bedrooms have interconnecting doors to the bright well appointed bathroom, which is fitted with a corner bath. Whether for permanent use, as a rental investment, or well placed holiday home, this cottage has much to offer, and is being sold with many useful extras included.
HALL  •  WC  •  LOUNGE/DINING •  KITCHEN  •  BACK PORCH   
TWO BEDROOMS  •  BATHROOM 
  WHITE METER HEATING •  PARTIAL DOUBLE GLAZING 
GARDEN • SHED  • PRIVATE PARKING

VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH AGENTS
OFFERS OVER £137,000

 

LOCATION
Morebattle provides a range of local facilities including an hotel, post office/general store, butchers, garage, primary school and nursery and lies around 7 miles from Kelso and Jedburgh, both of which offer secondary schooling as well as an excellent range of shopping and recreational amenities. The St Cuthberts Way runs through the village making it popular with tourists and walkers. All in all, this is an ideal location for those seeking an easily kept and well placed holiday home, as there are plenty activities available for those with an interest in country pursuits, yet the location is readily accessible. 

Travelling in to the village from the Kelso end, turn left into Teapot Street, drive to the end of the road and The Square sits on the right.

ACCOMMODATION


HALL                        
6’5" x 3’2" (1.96m x 0.97m)
A compact entrance area decorated in cream with white woodwork and stripped doors. The good quality pale green carpet extends throughout the cottage. 

WC
The space under the stairs has been cleverly adapted to provide this useful extra facility. Fitted with white WC and small wall mounted wash hand basin. Striplight/shaver point. Electric light fitting connected to extractor fan.

LIVING/DINING                        
15’8" x 12’2" (4.77m x 3.72m)

This is an absolutely delightful room, bright and sunny with super light from astragalled windows to the front, which have a deep sill and storage radiator beneath, plus French Doors to the rear, opening to the patio and garden beyond. The main feature of the room is the cast iron fireplace which has a chrome fender and decorative hearth tiles, currently fitted with a slot in electric fire, but is suitable for use as an open fire. Second storage radiator to the far end. Decorated in apple white with white woodwork.

 


KITCHEN                          
8’6" x 9’5" (2.58m x 2.88m)
A door from the living room  accesses this very well appointed kitchen, which is fitted with an excellent range of modern floor and wall mounted units, with plenty worksurfaces and cream tiling to splash backs. The wall units have lights beneath, and the base units incorporate an electric hob and oven along with a stainless steel sink and drainer. Practical and easily kept cork design vinyl flooring. Turquoise décor. White spotlight track. Astragalled window to rear with very deep tiled cill. Door to back porch. Storage radiator.

REAR PORCH                    
4’0" x 4’0" (1.22m x 1.22m)
Entered by a half glazed door from the kitchen, this is a useful area, helping to protect the interior and accessing the garden. Well lit by double glazed window. Decorated in pale stone with white woodwork and cork style vinyl flooring. Wall mounted circuit breakers and meters.

LANDING                    
The staircase has good light from a little window on the half turn and leads up on to a landing which has a white balustrade, a double glazed velux and a storage radiator. Access to  both bedrooms.
 
BEDROOM  1                    
12’8" x 11’9" (3.85m x 3.57m)

A delightful and surprisingly well proportioned double room, which has excellent wardrobe space with sliding doors, to either side of the front set astragalled window. Panel heater.  In addition a white moulded by-fold door accesses a walk in airing/drying cupboard which is fitted with an electric light and slatted shelves with  hot water cylinder.  . Door to bathroom.


BEDROOM 2                    
8’6" x 9’11" (2.60m x 3.01m)

A pretty single bedroom, with coombed ceiling to rear fitted with a high level velux and small feature window with deep sill, combining to give plenty light. To either side of the window space there is storage; to the left a shelved linen  cupboard, to the right sliding doors to built in wardrobe. Panel heater. Hatch with pull down ladder to floored attic, giving valuable additional storage space. Door to bathroom.

BATHROOM                      
5’0" x 8’6" (1.53m x 2.60m)
Ensuite to both the bedrooms, this is a bright bathroom, which is a generous size and has been refurbished to good effect. Lit by a velux to the rear and decorated in cream with white woodwork. Chrome heated towel rail. Wall mounted mirror with striplight /shaver point above. White suite of WC, wash hand basin and large corner bath, with white tiling to ceiling height, fitted with an overhead Gainsborough Style 400x shower unit.

 

OUTSIDE
The garden is a good size and fenced around. Attractive yet easily kept, including a patio in front of the French Doors along with a good sized gravelled section, lawn and mature well stocked borders. Shed to the far end. 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

COUNCIL TAX

The property lies within the area of Scottish Borders Council.  For Council Tax purposes the property lies within Band B. £1,127. 66.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

The sale shall include all carpets, blinds, curtains and bathroom fittings, along with the integrated hob and oven and the white goods of washing machine, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Some of the furniture may be negotiable by separate arrangement, ideal for anyone wishing to purchase the cottage for rental purposes. The timber shed is also included. 

SERVICES

Mains water and drains and electricity. Telephone point. Ample power points. Comfort Plus white meter heating. Replaced astragalled sash and casement single glazed windows to the front, double glazing to the rear.

ENTRY

By mutual negotiation, although reasonably early entry can be offered if required.

VIEWING 

Viewing is by appointment with the selling agents.

OFFERS 
Offers Over £137,000 are invited. Anyone seriously interested in purchasing the property should, preferably through their solicitor, contact Messrs. Stormonth Darling, W.S., as soon as possible to have their interest noted.  They will then be notified if a closing date for offers is fixed. The sellers are not, however, obliged to fix a closing date and are entitled to accept any offer at any time.  Written offers should be submitted by a Solicitor to:
Messrs Stormonth Darling, W.S.,
Bank of Scotland Buildings,
KELSO,
TD5 7HQ
(Tel.  01573 224143)
(Fax. 01573 225706)

Web-Site www.stormonthdarling.co.uk

NOTE 
These Particulars, while believed to be correct, are not guaranteed.  The measurements are approximate and for guidance only.  The selling agents have not checked gas and electric installations and appliances in the house

More Information
Offers Over 137,000

Agent
Brenda Coates
Company: Stormonth Darling
Properties: 7


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