Grand country house set within approximately 4 acres and an established detached holiday cottage
Dating back to 1825, The Old Manse is a beautiful Georgian family home within a private setting just outside Duns. The house is full of period features, open fires and almost all of the rooms have lovely rural views.
The property is entered through a grand vestibule which opens into a bright and spacious entrance hall. The impressive drawing room is situated on the left and features a large bay window, open fireplace and a small library nook, while a snug sitting room is located to the right of the hall. Towards the rear of the property, a dining room features high ceilings and a marble fireplace, which offers fantastic entertaining space. At the heart of the property, the fitted kitchen, with racing green AGA and seating area, links with a breakfast room, utility room and wine cellar.
From the main hall, stairs lead up to a half landing with a small study, and then continue to the first floor landing. From the landing, two large double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are accessed, alongside two further double bedrooms which are serviced by a family bathroom. Up to the second floor, two other bedrooms provide ample accommodation.
Outside, a generous gravel driveway provides good turning space and parking for several vehicles. A landscaped garden, of approximately 4 acres, wraps around three sides of the property and includes extensive lawns, a grass tennis court, orchard and pond, all surrounded by mature shrubs and trees. There is plenty of storage which includes outbuildings and a double garage.
The Old Carriage House
To the north, a detached holiday cottage, The Old Carriage House, is a traditional stone built cottage with plenty of character. The property provides flexible further accommodation for holiday lets or guests. The Old Carriage House comprises a comfortable sitting room, kitchen with dining area, two bedrooms and bathroom. The property has its own driveway and garden.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Bottled gas for gas fire and gas hob. Electric heating in The Old Carriage House.
Local Authority & tax band
Scottish Borders Council tax band G.
The Old Carriage House is subject to business rates. It has a rateable value of £1,600.
Fixtures & Fittings
Fitted white goods are to be included in the sale. Light fittings and curtains can be made available by separate negotiation.
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