Positioned in the charming village of Leitholm, Spring Cottage is a beautifully presented detached property; offering spacious and bright living accommodation on the ground level, with three well appointed bedrooms on the first floor. The cottage also benefits a lovely enclosed courtyard garden to the rear which is easily maintained and very child and pet friendly being all on the level. Spring Cottage would make an excellent family home, or ideal for those looking to downsize to a peaceful Borders village.
Leitholm is a quaint village, with a traditional feel and thriving community; with a village inn, church, hall and play park, it is a popular spot for those who enjoy countryside living, being surrounded by rolling Borders landscape. Primary schooling is available at Eccles, Leitholm or Swinton; with secondary schooling at Berwickshire High in Duns and school transport from the village. Within easy reach of Edinburgh by the A697, the main East Coast rail station is nearby at Berwick, and the Berwickshire coastline is just 15 miles distant. The town of Kelso, which lies at the meeting point of the Tweed and Teviot rivers, is one of the most attractive and unspoiled towns in the Borders and just a short drive from Leitholm. The town has further educational and sporting facilities and many quality shops and supermarkets.
A neat courtyard gives an attractive frontage to the cottage; with pots and plants providing splashes of colour, and paving extending to the main entrance. A vestibule opens to the main living room; generously proportioned with a bright and fresh décor, fitted with feature fireplace and double window allowing natural light. An adjoining door leads to the dining room, which is quietly positioned to the rear of the property, with attractive outlooks across the garden and a neutral décor, with ample space for freestanding furnishings. The kitchen also opens from the living room and is fitted with a range of contemporary cream fronted base and wall units, with good counter space and integral appliances including a four burner hob, oven and grill, with allocated space for further kitchen appliances. A large window with sink under gives the room plenty natural light, and there is space for breakfasting table and chairs. An internal door to the garage allows access to laundry facilities and a useful ground level cloakroom. A carpeted stair extends to the first floor accommodation, which is finished in a continuous neutral palate with further good quality fixtures and fittings. All three bedrooms are bright and well proportioned with good in-built storage. The family bathroom is fully fitted with white three piece bathroom suite, velux window and fresh décor.
A pleasant sun-trap courtyard garden lies to rear, with the high boundary wall providing an excellent degree of privacy. There is a decked area ideal for summer dining with feature trellising, and the garden is easily maintained being mostly gravelled with pot plants. To the front, a further gravelled courtyard garden with a short driveway accessing the garage.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Double glazed. Gas central heating. All carpets, floor coverings, lights and light fittings, together with any appliances mentioned are included in the sale price. Council Tax Band D. Energy Efficiency Band D. Offers around £190,000 are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. 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.