BANK OF SCOTLAND BUILDINGS,   KELSO,  TD5 7HQ    Tel: +44 (0) 1573 224143     Fax: +44 (0)1573 225706



Forming part of an extremely attractive and thoughtfully planned Retirement Village set on the outskirts of the town, this easy to maintain and economical to run, yet comfortably proportioned, chalet style property, which is on a prime corner site, is offered for sale in immaculate order, freshly decorated and with new carpets throughout. The lounge, which is comfortably large enough for dining, is well lit by three windows, the kitchen has an excellent range of units, incorporating a gas hob and electric oven, both bedrooms have a range of purpose built furniture and the bathroom has the advantage of an overhead power shower over the bath. The gardens to front, side and rear are well stocked, but planned for ease of maintenance and include a good-sized patio, comfortably large enough to house a range of outdoor furniture. To the side there is a long drive, giving off road parking for several cars, along with an excellent timber garage, which has a useful workshop section to one end. Inspection of this superior property is essential to appreciate its many fine qualities.


Entered by a white UPVC double glazed door, this nicely sized L-Shaped hallway is painted cream, with white woodwork, and is floored in a recently laid gold coloured carpet, extending through to the lounge/dining room. There is a cupboard housing the combination boiler, a linen cupboard with slatted shelving and a small heater and a ceiling mounted hatch leading up to the partially floored attic space. There is a smoke alarm and phone point.

19’5" x 11’6" (5.91m x 3.51m)
Accessed by an attractive white wood grain effect door, this spacious sitting room is amply large enough to house a dining table and immaculately decorated in cream, with white woodwork. Two bay windows to the front and one to the side - all fitted with vertical blinds - give good natural light, whilst a pleasing focal point is provided by an attractive white fireplace housing a substantial gas fire. The ceiling has plain coving; there are two radiators, a television socket, a phone point and two brass and opaque glass centre lights.

9’3" x 15’9" (2.83m x 4.81m)
A very well proportioned kitchen, featuring an archway to one end, leading to a utility style area, presently housing the washing machine and giving access to the rear by a double glazed door. There is an excellent range of medium oak effect floor and wall mounted units, with beige granite style worktops including a gas hob, electric oven and canopied extractor hood. Beneath the rear facing window is a brown coloured one-and-a-half bowl sink and drainer; there is space for a fridge freezer, and there are 2 radiators. The remaining walls are decorated in washable tile effect paper and there is attractive recently laid vinyl flooring.

13’0" x 9’7" (3.95m x 2.92m)
This comfortable double room has a window to the front, beneath and to the side of which is a super range of bedroom furniture, including drawers and wardrobes. Tastefully decorated and floored in a recently laid gold carpet, the room has a radiator and phone point and the ceiling has coving.

9’7" x 9’11" (2.92m x 3.0)
This second cosy double looks out to the rear, is decorated pale pink and floored in pale gold. The ceiling has plain coving, there is a radiator and a range of purpose built bedroom furniture including drawers, cupboards and a single wardrobe

6’8" x 5’6" (2.02m x 1.69m
A bright and well-appointed facility, fitted with an ivory coloured suite of; WC with mahogany seat, wash hand basin and bath with mahogany front and power shower. There is ample tiling to splash backs, the remaining walls are decorated in tile effect washable wallpaper, the carpet is pale gold and there is a range of mahogany accessories. Also has an extractor fan, radiator, striplight/shaver point and window to front.

There are delightful, well planned gardens to the front and side, planted with a good variety of flowering plants, yet easy to maintain. To the far side of the house there is a drying area, with a good sized patio in front of the garage, comfortably large enough to house outdoors furniture. The drive is spacious enough to park several cars, whilst the detached timber garage includes a very useful garden workshop section to one end, with a workbench and variety of shelves and storage cupboards, striplights and power points. There are outside lights to front and rear entrances.


The property lies within the area of Scottish Borders Council. For Council Tax purposes the property lies within Band B. The Council Tax payable for 2002/2003 based on occupancy by two or more persons is 727.22p excl. water. The water is incorporated in the ground rent which is 224.80 per quarter.

The property is a 36` x 20` Ashford Lodge and is situated on a residential site. It should be noted that the sale is subject to the terms of the 1983 Mobile Homes Act. A copy of the Park Homes Charter will be issued on request. As the property forms part of a Retirement Village certain restrictions apply.

The sale shall include all carpets, curtains, blinds, light and bathroom fittings, along with the integrated kitchen appliances and the gas fire in the lounge. The Sky dish is also included.

Mains water and drainage, electricity and gas. Telephone. Gas central heating. Full double glazing.

Viewing is by appointment with the selling agents.

The price is a Fixed Price of 89,500. and anyone seriously interested in purchasing the property should, preferably through their Solicitor, contact Messs. Stormonth Darling, W.S., as soon as possible to have their interest noted. Written offers should be submitted by a Solicitor to:

Messrs Stormonth Darling, W.S.
Bank of Scotland Buildings

Tel: 01573 224143

e.mail: [email protected]

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