Alma cottage is an attractive stone built terraced cottage which been in the same family for nearly 60 years. The property is in need of some updating however, essentially offers well-proportioned accommodation to make a comfortable family home. This traditional style terraced cottage with dormer windows to the front and an extension to the rear which creates a large breakfasting kitchen as well as a shower room. The property could be used to suit your needs with a 3rd Bedroom / Dining Room on the ground floor and 2 further double bedrooms on the first floor. The cottage benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing to most windows. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the potential to create a lovely family home. Location
Set in the popular small village of Gordon in the heart of the Scottish Borders, which has a range of basic amenities which include a village shop, pub, nursery, primary school and village hall. Gordon sits approx. 8 miles from Kelso and approx. 6 miles from Earlston both of which are much larger towns and offer a comprehensive range of amenities between them which includes a supermarket, boutique shops, doctors, dentists and gardens centre. Gordon is also within the catchment for the highly praised Earlston High School. The village sits approx. 35 miles from Edinburgh and approx. 14 miles from The Waverley Rail Link at Galashiels making it achievable to commute if necessary. Accommodation
Hall (2.85M X 1.80M) living room (4.83M X 3.87M) breakfasting kitchen (3.83M X 3.32M) rear hall (3.32M X 1.12M) shower room (2.66M X 1.77M) bedroom 3 / dining room (4.75M X 3.34M) landing (2.75M X 1.78M) at widest bedroom 1 (4.92M X 3.91M) bedroom 2 (4.95M X 3.40M) Externally
To the front there is pavement parking which belongs to the property and to the rear there is an enclosed garden which backs onto open fields. The garden is neatly tended and made up of three areas, the first a patio area direct from the house with a small retaining wall up to an area laid mainly to lawn with a planted borders and separated with a neat picket fence to a larger area which is mainly gravelled but would make an ideal vegetable garden. To the rear of the garden there is block/slate roof store with a stone wall separating the garden from the farmland. Services
Mains Electricity and Water Oil Fired Heating Council Tax: Band B EPC Rating: Band E Viewing
By appointment with Melrose & Porteous Survey/entry
By mutual arrangement. Home report available. Additional arrangements through agents
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