Birgham lies around 5 miles outside Kelso and 3Ό from Coldstream. Both towns adequately supply the needs of the local community, Kelso especially having first class shopping, recreational and educational facilities, whilst the village itself enjoys an active community life, has a village hall and childrenβs play area. Birgham is well served by public transport also well positioned for easy access throughout the Borders, lying approximately 48 miles south of Edinburgh, 20 miles west of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, with its main line Railway Station, and 75 miles north of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Travelling into the village from Kelso, turn left where signposted for Eccles, then right into Treaty Park. Number 9 is set on the right, around half way up
HALLWAY 11β10" x 6β2" (3.61m x 1.87m)
A substantial wooden door with large frosted glass panel and sidelight allows access into this bright hallway, which is painted white to walls and woodwork and floored in a dark blue carpet extending up the staircase. There is a telephone point, a radiator, row of coat hooks and a louvered door leading into an understairs cupboard housing the circuit breakers. LOUNGE /DINING RM
11β6" x 20β6" (3.50m x 6.25m)
This surprisingly spacious open plan room has wooden floorboards, is decorated in mint green with white woodwork and has as its focal point an attractive tiled fireplace with stone hearth and cast iron stove, which fires the radiators and heats the water. The room is well lit by double glazed windows to the front - with wooden curtain pole and floral curtains - as well as patio doors leading out to the rear which also have a wooden curtain pole and floor length floral curtains. There is a radiator and two centre light fittings, as well as a TV aerial outlet. KITCHEN & EXTENSION
8β11" x 8β8" (2.71m x 2.64m) & 9β7" x 9β2" (2.91m x 2.80m
This very attractive kitchen is split into two, separated by an open archway, with the second section forming a flat roof extension at the side of the house, which in turn allows access to both the front and rear via wooden doors with glass panels. The first section is decorated in beige marled wallpaper; the second is painted white and both are floored in tile effect vinyl. Furbished with a contemporary range of floor and wall mounted units, which have cream high gloss doors, with brushed chrome handles, blue marble effect worktops and incorporate carousels and chrome pull out pantry racks. Section one has a one and a half basin sink and drainer set beneath the large rear-facing window, fitted with patterned curtains and matching pelmet. The woodwork is white and there is a striplight and expelair fan. A deep shelved cupboard in the front section offers additional useful storage as well as housing the power card. Section two has a radiator, a small rear set window, two striplights and pine finishes. Immersion Heater for Summer use.
The flight of stairs from the hall is well lit by a window looking out to the side, offering a fine open view over the surrounding locale and to the hills and countryside beyond. The small upper landing allows access to all remaining accommodation, as well as into the attic via a ceiling mounted hatch.
10β7" x 12β8" (3.23m x 3.87m
Set to the front, this bright and spacious double room is decorated pale pink, with white woodwork and a green carpet. Large front facing windows provide a pleasing view over the surrounding houses and to the rolling countryside beyond. Next to the louvered door cupboard housing the hot water tank is a large wardrobe with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelf, whilst at the other side of the room there is a very useful deep shelved cupboard.BEDROOM 2
10β11" x 10β0" (3.33m x 3.04m)
This second nicely sized double enjoys a pleasant outlook over the rear garden from a large window, is fitted with a radiator and decorated in pastel brown vinyl paper, with a coffee coloured carpet and white woodwork. BATHROOM
6β10" x 5β5" (2.08m x 1.65m)
A compact facility, fitted with a white suite of WC with wooden seat, wash hand basin and bath with Gainsborough Style 400™ overhead shower. A large frosted glass window gives good light; there is an Expelair fan and a radiator. The bathroom is decorated in pale pink washable paper, with white woodwork. OUTSIDE
The front garden is enclosed by hedging and has a pathway, with grass and flowering borders, to each side, leading to the front door. A gate leads through into the good-sized fully enclosed rear garden, which is laid mainly to grass for ease of maintenance and fitted with drying posts. A timber shed is housed upon a large gravelled area and there is a triangular patio area in front of the doors from the dining room. GENERAL INFORMATION
The property lies within the area of Scottish Borders Council. For Council Tax purposes the property lies within Band A. The Council Tax payable for 2003/2004 based on occupancy by two or more persons is £837.83.FIXTURES & FITTINGS
The sale shall include all carpets, curtains, light and bathroom fittings.ENTRY
By mutual negotiation, although reasonably early entry can be offered if required. Services
Mains water and drainage and electricity. Telephone. Solid fuel heating. Full Double Glazing.Viewing
Viewing is by appointment with the selling agents.Offers
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. They will then be notified is 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
Tel: 01573 224143Note
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.