**OVERS OVER £700,000**
Built in 1772 and with later early 19th century additions, Church House is an elegant sandstone-built former manse offering more than 3,400 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged in an L-shaped configuration over three floors. CHARACTER features include sash windows with working shutters, high ceilings with fine cornicing, a sweeping staircase and some original fireplaces. The property offers the prospective purchaser the opportunity to continue its use as high quality self-catering holiday accommodation or to return it to use as a lovely FAMILY home.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall with useful storage and cloakroom and comprises a large sitting room with feature cast iron open fireplace and a generous and light-filled dining room with feature fireplace and large sash window. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a range of Shaker-style base units, a traditional two oven Aga, modern integrated appliances and a neighbouring walk-in larder and side porch with doors to a fitted UTILITY ROOM with double sinks and out to the GARDEN.
On the first floor the property offers a spacious principal bedroom, three additional generous double bedrooms, all with feature fireplaces, a modern family bathroom and a CONTEMPORARY family shower room. The propertys three remaining vaulted double bedrooms can be found on the second floor, together with a further family shower room.
Porch | Reception hall | Sitting room | Dining room | Kitchen/breakfast room | Larder | Side porch | UTILITY ROOM | Cloakroom | 7 Bedrooms | 3 Family bathrooms | GARDEN | 66 ft. OUTBUILDING with 4 rooms | About 1.09 acres | EPC Rating F
This property has 1.09 acres of land.
Having plenty of kerb appeal, Church House is approached through a hooped iron pedestrian gate or obelisk-shaped gatepiers over a side driveway and gravelled forecourt offering private parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to an extensive 66 ft. stonebuilt outbuilding to the rear, formerly used as stable and a carriage house and currently incorporating four rooms, suitable for a variety of uses including conversion to a self-contained annexe if required, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.
The south-facing formal garden, extending to 1.09 acres and are laid mainly to level lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees, features numerous seating areas and a large gravelled terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The whole garden enjoys far-reaching views over stunning Berwickshire countryside to the Cheviots and Eildon Hills beyond.
Set to the south-west of Foulden Parish Church, and a former ministers home, Church House sits on the fringes of Foulden, located in the southeast corner of Berwickshire not far from Whiteadder Water. The village hall is at the centre of the community and hosts a wide range of clubs and social events. For local amenities and shopping, Berwick-upon-Tweed has a comprehensive range of shops, businesses and leisure facilities.
The A1 provides fast access to both north and south and there are mainline railway stations at Berwick-upon-Tweed and Dunbar. The closest airport is Edinburgh International with Newcastle Airport also providing flights to many UK, European and international destinations.
Church House is ideally placed for those who enjoy the countryside. There are endless opportunities for walking, mountain biking and horse riding. For field sports enthusiasts the River Tweed is renowned for its salmon fishing and the Rivers Whiteadder and Till also offer good sport. With its coastline location there is sea angling available at Eyemouth, and fly fishing for brown, rainbow and blue trout at Coldingham Loch. Pheasant and grouse shooting are available to let from several local estates. There are some fine golf courses in the vicinity including local courses at Eyemouth and Goswick; some of the finest links courses in the world lie further up the coast in East Lothian including Muirfield at Gullane. The spectacular coastlines of Berwickshire and East Lothian have always drawn people to this area, with the beaches of North Berwick, Belhaven, Pease Bay and Coldingham popular with surfers and kite surfers and sailing and kayak clubs in North Berwick, Eyemouth and Berwick. St. Abbs Head Wildlife Reserve, Holy Island, The Farne Islands and the Bass Rock are all famous sea bird colonies.
The area offers a wide range of nearby state primary and secondary schooling together with Longridge Towers independent junior and senior schools and a good selection of independent schooling in both Edinburgh and Newcastle.