A Stunning Victorian Detached Town House, Centrally Located with Excellent Levels of Privacy and Fantastic Outdoor Space. A Beautiful Family Home Boasting Four Bedrooms, Three Public Rooms, New Kitchen, Three Bathrooms, Utility, Garage and Scope to Develop.
Enjoying a gently elevated position set quietly off the town’s thoroughfare, Sunnyside is an impressive detached Victorian property boasting exceptionally spacious accommodation which has been carefully modernised and beautifully presented. The property is the ideal blend of original retained features with modern living and home comforts.; benefiting from a generous and well tended garden to the front and rear, there are enviable views, excellent levels of privacy and scope to develop further making Sunnyside is an excellent opportunity to purchase a fantastic family home.
The property is ideally placed within Selkirk for all town centre amenities, with a good selection of small local and independent shops providing for everyday requirements, and schools from nursery to secondary level all easily accessible. The property also benefits from easy access to Edinburgh via the A7 and is within easy reach of the new Borders rail connections, with nearby stations at Galashiels and Tweedbank. The area also has good road and bus connections to all central Borders towns and the town is most is surrounded by beautiful countryside with rolling hills and scenic valleys all close to hand.
A gently sweeping driveway leads off Scott’s Place to the main entrance for the property. A bright sunroom, well appointed and ideal as a seating area or for boot and coat storage glazed on three sides, provides pleasant outlooks across the garden and town beyond. A solid timber door with glazed transom above opens to the entrance vestibule and hallway; an elegant curved astragal banister and handrail, complimented by high ceiling and retained original wooden flooring, creates a welcoming and inviting entrance. The hallway opens to the two main reception rooms positioned to the front, with a further door leading to the rear hallway.
With a lovely dual aspect to the front and rear, the kitchen and living area is a bright, versatile space; perfect for casual entertaining and family life. To the front, a superb bay window with original sash and case window and wooden shutters, is home to the dining area, following through to a comfortable seating and TV area, with a farmhouse style kitchen at the far end. This generous space is tastefully decorated with hardwood flooring and neutral wall coverings, complementing the good ceiling height and emphasising the space. The country chic kitchen comprises an island unit, with a range of wall, base and display cupboards with cream painted fronts and a dark contrasting worktop. The aga and tiled surround make a lovely focal point, and the kitchen is certainly as stylish as it is practical; with adequate storage and counter space, a useful in-built larder and fitted with tile flooring and splash backs.
A second reception room lies to the front, currently used as a formal lounge; with feature open fireplace set in Victorian mount and surround, with original coving and ample floor space for freestanding furnishings. A neutral and traditional décor, in keeping with the period and style of the house, the lounge is fitted with neutral carpeting and wall coverings, and also benefits the original window shutters and useful press cupboard. A connecting door opens into a good sized dining area or study, quietly situated to the rear with three large windows allowing natural light and further internal door opening to the rear hall.
The rear hall is fitted with practical tile style flooring, and allows access to a good sized utility and laundry room, shower room and three in-built storage cupboards. The utility is fitted with a range of timber base and wall units, with Belfast sink under window overlooking the rear garden. An external door opens into paved area of the garden; an enviable space to keep muddy boots or paws out of sight! A fitted shower room is also accessed from the hall; with freestanding walk-in shower, power shower, W/C and wash hand basin, with modesty glazed window allowing natural light. Excellent storage facilities and a further external door opening directly onto the patio and garden beyond.
A carpeted staircase from the main hallway leads to the first floor, with the bathroom and separate shower room at the turn of the stair. The bathroom is a most luxurious and well presented room, making the most of the period features and fitted with a beautiful roll top bath and original wooden flooring. The white coving and wood panelled walls are contrasted by a deep crimson feature wall, creating a warming and relaxing space, with a modesty glazed window to the rear allowing further light. The shower room has a more contemporary and minimalist feel; tiled from ceiling to floor with the added benefit of under floor heating and fitted with walk-in shower, glazed screen and mains pressure shower, with W/C and washhand basin built into vanity unit.
The landing is decorated in pleasant cream tones, with fitted carpeting and a skylight allowing further light. The master bedroom lies to the front, with a lovely outlook enjoying the town aspect. Tastefully decorated, there is adequate space for furnishings and the master benefits from a most enviable dressing room; fully fitted with shelving and hanging space, providing excellent storage solutions, with two windows to the front and a door onto the landing – making it easily adaptable into a fifth bedroom. A further three double bedrooms on the first floor are all spacious and well proportioned doubles; enjoying excellent levels of light, and fitted with carpeting, wall coverings, in-built storage and good floor space.
The property boasts a substantial and well maintained garden, mostly south facing and landscaped in sections. To the front, a generous driveway with ample parking, turning space and access to the garage, is fully enclosed by mature hedging and sheltering trees; mostly laid to lawn with rockery border and paving to both sides allowing access to the outhouses and log store. An extensive plot lies to the rear with fine, open outlooks, an excellent level of privacy and enjoying the most of the morning and afternoon sun. This section is planted with fruit trees with a sizable vegetable patch, large lawned section and attractive patio and barbequing area – ideal for al fresco dining.
Living Room/Kitchen 4.34m x 8.99m (14’3 x 29’6)Sitting Room 4.37m x 5.17m (14’4 x 17’)Office 4.38m x 1.76m ( 14’4 x 5’9)Master Bedroom 3.48m x 4.34m (11’5 x 14’3)Dressing Room 2.94m x 3.08m (9’8 x 10’1)Bedroom Two 3.46 x 4.37 (11’4 x 14’4)Bedroom Three 3.49m x 4.37m (11’5 x 14’4)Bedroom Four 3.46m x 4.33m (11’4 x 14’2) Bathroom 2.49m x 3.08m (8’2 x 10’1)
Mains Gas, Electric, Water and Drainage.
Viewing And Home Report
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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.
Sold prices provided by Land Registry
1st Aug 2018
Price reduced by £25,000
30th Mar 2016