Ramrig Farm Cottages, Duns
- Idyllic rural location
- Exceptional views
- Gardens front and rear
- Private parking
- Recently renovated
- Electric central heating
- Feature fireplace
A delightful, stone-built cottage in a rural location with unspoiled views over Scottish Borders countryside yet within two miles of the English village of Norham and the Scottish village of Whitsome. Surrounded by countryside, the property is ideal as a holiday home, family home or for anyone looking for the rural idyll just a mile or so north of the River Tweed.
Norham offers a good selection of local businesses including a quality butchers, bakers, a general store and two pubs. Whitsome has a thriving community with a variety of activities held in the village hall and a small shop. Coldstream and Berwick-Upon-Tweed are also within easy reach, offering a larger selection of shops, pubs, bars and restaurants, pharmacies and high street banks. The wider area has a variety of attractions including historic country houses and castles and outdoor pursuits such as fishing on the Tweed and horse riding.
Berwick-Upon-Tweed station offers rail links to Edinburgh, Newcastle, Londons Kings Cross and beyond and the A1 Great North Road facilitates travel by car to Britain's major cities. There are excellent local schools nearby with a primary at Norham and secondary at Duns.
Number 4 is a traditional Victorian farm workers' cottage which has been renovated by the current owners who have maintained its traditional features and charm. The access lane to the property is adopted and leads through the farm to the row of cottages beyond.
To the front of the property is a delightful, lawned garden surrounded by established green borders, planted with ornamental shrubs and trees. The rear courtyard garden with raised timber planters allows access to the rear service road and private parking area. Both gardens are enclosed by well-maintained lattice fencing and enjoy open views across the surrounding countryside. The estate grant the owners of the cottages the use of the land beyond
the garden for parking, erecting sheds and recreation.
The new front door opens onto a reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor. There is a store cupboard and wall-mounted radiator.
The living room is decorated in white with slate-tiled floors. There is plenty of natural light from the bay windows overlooking the front garden. The traditional fireplace inset with a cast-iron wood burner offers warmth in winter which is supplemented by the electric central heating system and twin wall-mounted radiators in the room.
The kitchen is fitted with a wood floor, wooden cupboard and drawer units, open shelving, oven, hob and space and plumbing for a washer/drier. There is a dedicated space for an upright fridge/freezer and two windows, with views over open countryside to the rear.
The dining room which is currently used as a bedroom 3 by the owners, is fitted with a wooden floor and a window overlooking countryside to the rear of the house.
The family bathroom has been completely renovated by the current owners and features a three-piece suite including a bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment.
The stairs to the first floor lead to a landing where doors open onto one single and one double bedroom and a separate cloakroom. The first floor benefits from newly fitted carpets and all rooms have wall-mounted radiators and views over open fields.
The windows have been extensively renovated by a national company to provide double-glazed sash and case units. The current owner has a building warrant to install a door from the kitchen to the rear garden (building warrant no. 18/00515/ALT). The new solid wood door is ready to fit and included with the property. The external walls have been recently re-pointed. The property is offered in move-in condition and viewing is highly recommended.
From Norham - cross the bridge over the river Tweed, take the 2nd left on seeing the eSale sign. From Whitsome - keep the village hall ('Ark') on your right, proceed through the village past a row of cottages to a crossroads. Turn left then right on seeing the eSale sign'.
Lounge: 15 9 (4.80m) x 14 11 (4.55m)
Kitchen: 11 6 (3.50m) x 6 11 (2.10m)
Dining room/bedroom: 15 1 (4.60m) x 9 2 (2.80m)
Bathroom: 7 9 (2.35m) x 7 3 (2.20m)
Bedroom 1: 16 1 (4.90m) x 11 2 (3.40m)
Bedroom 2: 9 6 (2.90m) x 6 7 (2.00m)
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by eSale. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.