Wren House

Tweedhill, Berwickshire, Scottish Borders, TD15 1XQ

£485,000


Quick Summary

Price £485,000
Town/City Berwickshire
Size (Acres)
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Receptions 2
Garden Yes
Garages Yes
Parking Spaces Yes
Period

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Berwick-upon-Tweed Office
01289 304432

Description

Wren House is an immaculately presented four bedroom detached house located in this rural yet accessible location some seven miles from Berwick upon Tweed. The house, built in 1999, has been comprehensively updated by the current owners and now provides generous modern and balanced accommodation over two floors. On the ground floor are two reception rooms, a spacious kitchen diner, a utility room, conservatory and downstairs lavatory. Upstairs there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which is en suite. The house has a large integral double garage and off-street parking for several cars. There are well tended gardens to the front and rear with some magnificent specimen trees and pretty beds. There is a workshop and a number of garden sheds. The house is double glazed throughout and is heated via an oil fired boiler.

The sale of Wren House offers the rare opportunity for a purchaser to buy a house that has been thoughtfully and tastefully modernised with every attention given to detail. The house has, amongst many attractive features, new solid wood flooring, a new oak staircase, new bathroom suites and a remodelled kitchen and reception room. The house sits in well tended mature grounds and has wonderful views out over the surrounding countryside.

Location

Tweedhill is a small hamlet on the north side of the River Tweed just over the Chain Bridge from Horncliffe. Berwick upon Tweed is the closest town and has a range of shops and facilities with local and national retailers, and attractions including the Maltings Theatre and live arts centre. Transport links are good with a mainline station which has regular services to Edinburgh and Newcastle as well as London, and the A1 is close at hand providing easy access to the local, regional and national road networks. The area has a choice of schooling available with several primary schools, middle school and Berwick Academy in town, and Longridge Towers School some 10 minutes from the house offering independent education from pre-school to A levels.

The Eastern Scottish Borders and North Northumberland have some wonderful countryside and coast with miles of open sandy beaches and vertiginous cliff top walks. There is plentiful open hill country with the Cheviot Hills to the south and Lammermuir Hills to the north offering great scope for walking and exploration. The border area is steeped in history and dotted with castles and battlefields with Berwick upon Tweed having a complete Elizabethan town wall. The area has world famous salmon fishing on the River Tweed, a range of golf courses and links, race courses and opportunities for a variety of world class field sports.

The Accommodation comprises:

Front Door

Hall

A welcoming hall with oak flooring.

Sitting Room

This is a bright and spacious reception room with an oak floor and a large inglenook fireplace at its heart. The fireplace has a brick surround with an oak mantel piece and houses a log burner. The room has ample power points and a television point. There are lovely views over the surrounding farmland from the large bay window.

Dining Room

This second reception room is currently used as a music room but could easily serve as a study, television room or formal dining room, located as it is, next to the kitchen.

Kitchen

Undeniably the heart of the house, this spacious dining kitchen has a fireplace housing a log burner with room for armchairs, table and chairs and is well appointed with fitted base units and wooden work surfaces. There is an integrated Neff induction hob with extractor over, double Neff ovens, a single bowl sink and a dishwasher. This room has an attractive beech floor and there are double doors leading into the conservatory.

Conservatory

The double-glazed conservatory has double doors opening out to a patio area and a superb view over the well tended garden.

Utility Room

This is a good sized utility room with a tiled floor, fitted storage cupboards, a wash basin, plumbing for a washing machine and space for fridges and freezers. A door leads from the utility room into the downstairs lavatory and a further door leads into the integrated double garage.

Downstairs Cloakroom/ Toilet

With a lavatory and wash hand basin. This room has jack-and-jill doors to the utility room and hall.

Stairs from hall.

Large Open landing

Master Bedroom Suite

A generous master bedroom with built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. The room also benefits from a large walk in under eaves storage cupboard.

Double Bedroom 2

Currently utilised as a home office with two built in desks, power points, telephone and television points and a window with a view over the garden at the rear.

Bathroom

A modern bathroom suite with a panel enclosed bath with mixer taps and separate shower attachment, lavatory and a wash basin. Radiator and part tiled walls. There is a window with obscured glass.

Bedroom 3

A small double or good sized single bedroom with radiator, power points and television aerial point.

Bedroom 4

A good sized double bedroom with views to the front. The bedroom has built in storage, power points and television aerial points.

Outside

Garden

There is an area of well tended front garden and gravelled driveway providing parking for several cars. The drive leads to double garage doors.

Wren House has a wonderful south facing garden to the rear. Bounded on one side by a high stone wall and fully fenced, the garden has some mature specimen trees, a charming enclosed vegetable garden with raised beds and has been thoughtfully planted and maintained. There is a sizeable work shop, two storage sheds and a log store. The garden is accessible from the front drive by a gateway.

Double Garage

The double garage with its two up and over doors is integral to the house, has power and light and a door to the garden at the rear.

Workshop

The workshop has good storage, a workbench, natural light and electricity.

Services

Mains water and electricity

Private drainage

Council Tax Band: G

Energy Performance Certificate: D

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