The Schoolhouse at Crailing is a charming character property, positioned in a popular countryside location with excellent access to transport and amenities. The property itself retains a host of traditional features; with open fireplaces, original stripped wooden flooring, sash and case windows with working shutters and plasterboard...
The Schoolhouse at Crailing is a charming character property, positioned in a popular countryside location with excellent access to transport and amenities. The property itself retains a host of traditional features; with open fireplaces, original stripped wooden flooring, sash and case windows with working shutters and plasterboard cornicing, and would lend itself beautifully as a modernised family home. Set in generous gardens, The School House enjoys a good level of privacy and offers scope to upgrade and personalise to purchaser’s tastes; with two large public rooms, a traditional kitchen with Rayburn and pantry on the ground level, with three large double bedrooms, walk in storage and the family bathroom on the first floor.
The property lies just outside Crailing, a quaint hamlet of properties, set just off the A68, and within lovely countryside around the Ancrum, Nisbet and Teviot Estates. Local attractions include Woodside Nursery and Café, walks and craft units at Harestanes Visitor Centre and the nearby Teviot Water Gardens and Smokery at Eckford. The popular Borders towns of Kelso and Jedburgh are within very easy reach, both with distinctive characters, quality shops and schools. This is an ideal location for those interested in golf, with championship golf available at the Roxburghe and further eighteen hole courses at Jedburgh and Minto. There are excellent road connections with both Edinburgh and Newcastle commutable within approximately an hour by car.
A generous drive with gated entrance opens off the Nisbet road, with gravelled pathways extending to both entrances to the property. From the front, a traditional vestibule with original tiling opens to the hallway, with further doors to the living room and drawing room, and a carpeted stair with excellent under stair storage. With a bright and cheerful colour palate complimented by the original wooden flooring, the reception rooms have a welcoming and comfortable feel. The drawing room is currently used as a home office and library, and would make a lovely dining room or lounge, with an open fireplace and surround creating a lovely focal point. The adjacent living room has more of an open plan feel, likely two rooms at one stage, and is wonderfully bright with windows on three sides, including French doors to the courtyard. The room hosts both dining and lounge furnishings with wood burner style stove. The kitchen to the rear would benefit upgrading, though has a rustic countryside charm with oil fired Stanley, timber wall and base units and pantry to the rear.
A carpeted stair extends to the spacious landing, with large velux providing plenty natural light. Bedroom one is an exceptionally well proportioned double, with fine views across the garden and open fireplace, with large in-built storage cupboard adjacent also opening from the hall. Bedroom two is positioned to the front and finished in neutral décor with large window, fireplace and in-built wardrobe, with neighbouring bedroom three quietly situated to the rear, a well appointed double with fireplace and providing access to the loft. The bathroom lies to the rear and offers great scope for modernisation being well proportioned, and currently fitted with three piece bathroom suite, freestanding shower and large storage airing cupboard, housing the water tank.
The generous garden encircles the property and is fully enclosed by stone walling. Mostly laid to lawn, there are an abundance of planted roses providing colour throughout the spring and summer, with mature sheltering trees including cherry blossom and birch providing privacy, with a rockery garden and patio to the far end. Gravelled pathways extend to the front and rear entrances, as well as a pleasant courtyard area opening off the patio doors from the living room. An external stone outhouse lies to the rear, with additional storage provided by timber outbuilding. The iron gates form the road open to a generous driveway; providing off-street parking for several vehicles, with the scope to erect a garage with the relevant permissions.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating with supplementary night storage heaters.
All carpets and fitted appliances as mentioned are included in the price; further furnishings may be available by separate negotiation.
VIEWINGS AND HOME REPORT
Viewings and Home Report available on request from the selling agents on 01750 724 160-lines open until 10pm, 7 days a week.
PRICE and MARKETING POLICY
Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Legal, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties are advised to notify the Selling Agents if they intend to offer. Any party offering will be expected to disclose details of the source of finance or other funds to the selling agents and the seller reserves the right to recommence viewings if missives are not concluded after a period 14 days from the date of any offer agreed in principle.
All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.
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