Kirkwell House

Teindhillgreen, Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3DX

Guide Price £599,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 4

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • Superb Period home.
  • Elevated position.
  • Extensive outlooks.
  • 4 receptions, 4 bedrooms.
  • Spacious, beautifully presented.
  • Mature gardens.
  • Double garage.
  • Outbuilding.

SITUATIONKirkwell House enjoys an excellent location on the northern edge of Duns whilst being within comfortable walking distance of the town centre. The house enjoys extensive southerly outlooks over Duns to The Cheviots.Duns is the County Town of Berwickshire and has a population of around 2500. The town has a good range of amenities including a modern secondary school, primary school, GP practice, shops, sporting and recreational facilities. The surrounding countryside is noted for its scenic beauty and wildlife along with its many stately homes such as Manderston House and Paxton House. The rugged east coast is within easy reach, as is Berwick upon Tweed with its main line railway station. DESCRIPTIONA superb family home on the edge of Duns in an elevated positon with open outlooks to the south over Duns to the surrounding Berwickshire countryside. Kirkwell House is a traditional, detached Baronial villa which was the former Rectory for Christchurch and dates from 1880. The house is Listed, Category B, as being of special architectural or historical interest. Offering spacious family living the house is very well presented and retains many original features including an Adams fireplace in the sitting room, fittings in the breakfast room and kitchen are formed in limed oak and walnut – with some corrian surfaces, panel doors and deep skirtings as well as ornate cornices in the living room and dining room. Working timber window shutters in many of the rooms and the entrance hall has decorative Victorian floor tiles. As well as good built in storage space there is a part floored attic with electric light and loft ladder access. ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance vestibule, hallway, drawing room with southwest facing bay window, dining room, study, breakfast room, kitchen, WC (with WC and basin and spacious cupboards). First Floor:Spacious landing and hallway, 4 bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom (with WC, bidet, basin, bath and shower), dressing room/possible 5th bedroom, bathroom (with WC, basin and bath)GARDEN AND GROUNDSThe house has a spacious mature garden to the front/south and side/east and garden to the rear/north. The gardens include lawns, flower beds, vegetable/fruit borders and good off road car parking. The garden enjoys a good degree of privacy. Outbuildings include a fine detached double garage, aluminium and glazed greenhouse, timber garden shed and coal shed. DIRECTIONSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: jumped.mailboxes.leftPOST CODETD11 3DXVIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the selling agents.