Hownam is a small Cheviot village lying in an exceptionally beautiful valley at the foot of the Cheviots yet just some 3 ½ miles from Morebattle 8 miles from Jedburgh and 11 miles from Kelso.
From Morebattle at the eastern side of the village take the road to Hownam and continue along the valley with the house at the far end of a row of cottages.
Ground Floor Accommodation
The entrance door opens into a useful vestibule with space for coat hanging etc. A glazed internal door then opens into the main hall with staircase to the upper floor and built in under stair storage. Off the hall is the dining kitchen:- benefitting from dual aspect windows enjoying lovely outlooks, the kitchen provides plenty of space for dining table etc whilst the kitchen area is fitted with a good range of wall and base units. To the far side of the hallway lies the lounge which is a traditional room with large front windows ensuring a rural outlook and an open coal fire to one wall providing a lovely focal point. The large extension leads off the rear and features a bank of windows on two sides and French doors out to patio providing lovely outlooks to the Cheviots and over the garden to the woodside along the river beyond. A versatile space originally conceived as a party room ideal for entertaining complete with drinks bar and cupboards including washbasin and laid with attractive wood flooring throughout. The adjoining shower room provides a useful ‘wet room’ style facility with central drainer and fully tiled walls.
Both bedrooms are large double rooms which take advantage of the fabulous outlooks, to the rear over the gardens and to the front over the adjoining farmland and hills. Both rooms benefit from built in storage and both have fitted wash hand basins with vanity units below. The bedrooms are served by a central bathroom which is tiled to dado height and fitted with a WC, pedestal sink and panelled bath whilst there is also the additional facility of a separate cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin over the landing.
4.77m (15’7”) x 3.28m (10’9”)
4.87m (15’11”) x 3.40m (11’1”)
8.21m (26’11”) x 4.93m (16’2”) (max)
2.49m (8’1”) x 1.66m (5’5”)
4.07m (15’6”) x 3.38m (11’0”)
5.27m (17’3”) (max) x 2.49m (8’1”)
Garage and Store
Garage to side with up and over door and rear door out to decked patio and garden beyond. Window to side. Solid floor. Light and power. Coal bunker. Outside store.
A large decked patio lies off to the rear extension with sheltered private sitting and lovely views to the surrounding hills. A small flight of steps lead down to the garden itself with a paved path leading round the house to storage below extension and gated access to the far side. Timber garden shed. The garden is easily maintained with stone wall, fenced and established beech hedge boundaries. A further area of ‘secret garden’lies to the side and is accessed via a gate off the decked terrace. This is a lovely secluded space, in ear shot of the river Kale which runs along the foot of the hill beyond the garden. A gate leads off the garden through a small wooden area down to the river.
Council Tax Band D
Rent & Deposit
Rent £595 per calendar month, plus council tax & utilities. One month’s deposit is required and references are obtained for the successful applicant through Homelet Referencing. Offered on a Private Residential Tenancy, though a long term let preferred. No smoking is permitted on the premises. Pets may be considered with landlords consent - no cats
Viewing by appointment. Tel 01573 229887, lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.