4 Meikle Harelaw Cottages occupies an enviable rural location with far reaching open views to the south taking in The Cheviots in the distance. Located a few miles north of Greenlaw, the property provides the ideal opportunity for those looking for a rural position which is within commuting distance of the central Borders and Edinburgh. ...
4 Meikle Harelaw Cottages occupies an enviable rural location with far reaching open views to the south taking in The Cheviots in the distance. Located a few miles north of Greenlaw, the property provides the ideal opportunity for those looking for a rural position which is within commuting distance of the central Borders and Edinburgh. The cottage would be equally well suited for those looking for a weekend country retreat or holiday home. Having been upgraded in recent years to include a new kitchen and shower room as well as redecoration throughout the cottage is now presented in neat and tidy move in condition with the benefit of a lovely woodland edge garden to the rear and garage to the side.
Greenlaw, formerly the County Town of Berwickshire, is a mid sized Border town with distinctive red sandstone buildings. Facilities include village stores, bowling club, butcher, doctor's surgery and primary school. Secondary schooling is available 10 minutes away at Duns with a new £20m high school and the market town of Kelso is some nine miles to the south. Easily commutable lying 40 miles from Edinburgh and 20 miles from the main east coast rail connection at Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ground Floor Accommodation
A part glazed entrance door opens into a useful vestibule with good understair storage and a door leading into the main lounge. This is a well proportioned room with plenty of cottage charm thanks to the recessed log burning stove which is set onto a slate hearth with floating mantel over and feature chimney breast. Two deep sill front facing windows ensure plenty of natural light thanks to the south facing aspect. Towards the rear of the cottage the kitchen has been completely refitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units with ample wood effect worktops and tiled splashbacks. Appliances include a built-in electric hob and oven with extractor hood above, with space for slot-in washing machine. A separate walk-in larder which is also accessed off the rear hall provides good additional storage. The shower room has recently been refitted and is partially tiled with a white three piece suite comprising WC, pedestal sink and large walk-in shower with wet wall panelling. Having been extended to the rear the cottage also benefits from a lovely conservatory which has practical tiled flooring and also has the benefit of a log burning stove and access directly to the gardens. Off the conservatory is the dining room or garden room if preferred with a lovely aspect side. Usefully one of the three bedrooms is located at ground floor level; this is a well proportioned double room with lovely open outlook to the front.
A carpeted staircase leads to a small first floor landing with window to the front making the most of the far reaching views. Both bedrooms on the upper floor are double bedrooms again making the very most of the outlooks and the countryside position.
A lovely woodland edge garden extends to the rear of the property with further garden to the side with detached garage beyond. The gardens are neatly presented mainly laid to the lawn with planted flowerbeds and borders providing colour and interest throughout the year not to mention the timber summerhouse which has been positioned to enjoy the sun throughout the day and into the evening.
A detached garage lies beyond the cottage with up and over door to the front and gravelled area providing off-street parking for two vehicles.
LOUNGE 4.80m x 3.50m (15’9” x 11’5”)
KITCHEN 3.00m x 2.60m (9’11” x 8’5”)
CONSERVATORY 3.20m x 2.30m (10’5” x 7’7”)
DINING ROOM 3.40m x 2.70m (11’1” x 8’9”)
BEDROOM 4.50m x 2.50m (14’11” x 8’1”)
BEDROOM TWO 4.00m x 3.50m (13” x 11’7”)
BEDROOM THREE 4.00m x 2.50m (13” x 8’4”)
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Double glazing. LPG central heating.
All carpets and floor coverings together with the timber summerhouse will be included in the sale.
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