Allanbank Courtyard

Allanton, Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3PY

Guide Price £1,250,000

4 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 3

  • Set around a delightful central courtyard
  • Dating back to 1760
  • Retains much of its charming history.
  • 3 additional highly successful holiday letting cottages.
  • About 4 acres of beautiful garden and grounds.
  • Loose box and fenced paddocks for the equestrian lovers.
  • Woodlands.
  • Garaging for 4 cars.

SITUATIONAllanbank Courtyard is set in the stunning Berwickshire countryside. Chirnside, the nearest town, has a primary school and local shops including a Co-op and a post office. Duns, which is 5 miles away, is the county town which provides all the essential facilities, including primary and secondary schools, local shopping and supermarket as well as a medical centre.Reston train station provides links to Edinburgh and the East Coast Main Line can be accessed from Berwick-Upon-Tweed. The A1 is 8 miles away providing access to Edinburgh and Newcastle airports and onward domestic and international destinations.DESCRIPTION Allanbank Courtyard is a stunning B Listed building dating back to 1760. The building used to be the stable block for the Blackadder Estate. The property is built around a delightful central courtyard with archways on both principal elevations and it retains much of its charming history both internally and externally.The west elevation of the courtyard is where the wonderful family accommodation can be found and enjoys outlooks towards the garden and paddocks.The east elevation contains the Coach House which forms part of the holiday letting business and is also home to the Vendor’s art business. These open and flexible spaces present an incredible opportunity for further development.Within the grounds to the east of the Courtyard itself, can also be found Groom’s Cottage and Gardener’s Cottage which, along with the Coach House, provide for the successful holiday letting business. The grounds extend to approximately 4 acres and are made up of garden, woodlands and fenced paddocks.There are 2 stables, loose box and garaging for 4 cars. ACCOMMODATION Main HouseGround Floor: Hallway, kitchen, dining room/office, utility room, living room, play room/games room, conservatory, cloakroomFirst Floor: Study, drawing room, bedroom 1 with en suite (with bath, shower, “Jack and Jill” wash hand basins, WC and bidet) and walk in cupboard, 3 further double bedrooms, bedroom 5 with en suite (with shower, basin and WC), guest suite/bedroom 6 with en suite (with bath, shower, “Jack and Jill wash hand basins, WC and bidet), family bathroom (with bath, shower, basin and WC.)Further rooms include : Studio, 2 toilets, kitchen area, office, music room, Conservatory with French doors to garden.There are the two “Coach Garages” off the courtyard, with largely undeveloped rooms above, and a dovecot.Holiday RentalsCoach HouseKitchen, Living/Dining room, Bedroom and Bathroom.Grooms CottageKitchen/Living/Dining room, 2 Bedrooms, Shower room and Bathroom.Gardener’s CottageKitchen/Living/Dining room, 2 Bedrooms, Shower room and Bathroom.GARDEN AND GROUNDSApproximately 4 acres of garden, woodland, fenced paddock, 2 stables, loose box and garaging for 4 cars.