2 Harelawside Cottages, Grantshouse TD11 3RP
Set in the picturesque village of Grantshouse, this lovely three bedroom property is a wonderful prospect for buyers wanting a family home with a quiet, rural location but with great transportation links. The accommodation, set over two floors, comprises of hallway, large sitting room, fitted kitchen with dining area, family bathroom, landing, two spacious double bedrooms and a further smaller double bedroom. Outside there is a well-maintained cottage garden to the front, while the open back garden is laid to grass. There is double glazing throughout, and the property also benefits from ‘economy 7’ electric central heating. Presented in walk-in condition, 2 Harelawside Cottages will be best suited to a growing family, looking for a place to ‘set down roots’. Alternatively, the property would also be a great buy-to-let investment opportunity or even purchased as a holiday let. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate its full potential and adaptability.
Coldingham is a historic Borders village on Scotland's southeast coastline. The village has great local amenities and facilities with a primary school, play-park, recently renovated community hall, doctor surgery and Coldingham Priory which is steeped in history. The property is within walking distance of the fantastic ‘Blue Flag’ Coldingham Beach which is a lovely all year round local attraction for surfers and holiday makers. A short distance north is the village of St. Abbs where there is a wonderful Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary. The cliff top walk from Coldingham to St. Abbs is simply stunning and is highly recommended. The area also boasts some of the best diving in the UK and attracts divers from all over the world. A short distance away is the fishing town of Eyemouth which has a new high school and 18-hole golf course. Ten miles south, along the A1, is the historic walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed with a main line train station, while Edinburgh is within easy commuting distance to the north.
Sun Porch 1.65m x 0.97m
From the front garden, a glazed panel door opens into a modest sized sun porch with window panels on three sides making for a bright and airy space. Carpeted flooring.
Door opening to main hallway.
Hallway 4.17m x 2.70m (both at widest)
From the sun porch, the recently decorated carpeted hallway provides access to the sitting room with the kitchen beyond, as well as the cloakroom. Two good sized, shelved storage cupboards, one of which houses the electrical fuse board and meter. Single pendant light fitting. Storage heater. One double power point. Smoke alarm. ‘Nook’ space under stairs for further storage or computer desk. Carpeted stairs leading to first floor accommodation.
Cloak Room 1.43m x 0.78m
White 2 piece cloak room suite comprising of WC and corner wash hand basin. Opaque glazed window to front of property. Single pendant light fitting. Linoleum flooring.
Sitting Room with Dining Area 7.19m x 3.47m (both at widest)
From the hallway, the tastefully decorated, bright and spacious sitting room and dining area has patio doors looking out to the front garden, together with a double window looking out to the back garden. Two three-way chandelier style light fittings. Large storage heater. Two double and one single power points. Telephone, TV and Sky points. Doorway through to kitchen.
Kitchen 2.93m x 3.63m
From the sitting room, the spacious kitchen has ‘U’-shaped floor and wall units with varnished pine wooden doors and drawers with light marble effect counter tops, decorative wooden door and drawer knobs and light coloured tile surrounds with accent tile inserts. Single bowl stainless steel sink under window looking out to garden at the back of the property. Four ring electric hob with extractor fan above, and integrated single oven below. Plumbed for washing machine. Single strip light fitting. Storage Heater. Two double and two single power points. Linoleum flooring. Door to back garden and Priors Walk beyond.
Carpeted stairs with wooden hand rails leading to upper floor landing.
Upper Landing 2.88m x 2.49m (both at widest)
The ‘L-shaped’ landing provides access to the three bedrooms and shower room. Ceiling hatch to the insulated loft space which provides partially floored storage space. Single pendant light fitting. Storage Heater. One single power point. Large shelved cupboard. Carpeted flooring.
Bedroom 1 3.31m x 3.87m
A spacious, recently decorated double bedroom with double window to front garden. Single pendant light fitting. Two single power points. Carpeted flooring.
Bedroom 2 3.35m x 3.25m
A further bright carpeted bedroom with window looking out to the back of the property and views over Coldingham and beyond. Two shelved cupboards, one containing the hot water cylinder. Single pendant light fitting. Two single power points.
Bedroom 3 2.85m x 3.15m (both at widest)
A modest sized double bedroom with window to front of the property. Single pendant light fitting. Two single power points. Carpeted flooring.
Shower Room 2.16m x 1.68m
The shower room comprises of a square shower with glazed panels and folding door, together with a ‘Mira Zest’ electric shower and light coloured marble effect wet wall. Grey WC and wash hand basin with matching pedestal. Opaque glazed window to the rear of the property. Storage heater. Ceiling mounted flush light fitting with integrated heater. Linoleum flooring.
Quiet pathway runs to the side of the primary school playing field which provides access to the houses that make up the terrace. Yew tree hedging with wooden fence on back boundary with wooden fencing on both side boundaries. Wooden gate from pathway opens to path which leads to sun porch. Flower bed border to one side of path and grass area to the other. Small patio area from the sitting room provides a sheltered area to sit and relax in the afternoon sun.
From the main Priors Walk access, metal gate opens to the back garden which rises up to the property. Large, sloping flower bed sits below a terraced grass level which has a rotary clothes dryer positioned in the centre. Wooden shed in the furthest corner part of the garden. Path with two sets of steps leads up from gate to the back door which opens to the kitchen. Flower bed border to the side of the path.
The carpeting in the Sitting Room and Dining Area was fitted by the tenant in December 2013. This can be purchased by separate negotiation. The remaining carpets and flooring are included in the sale.