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Scottish Borders, Berwickshire, Coldstream

Price: £120,000

Sold - Freehold - Ref: P206

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Freehold with vacant possession on completion

OFFERS OVER £120,000

Ref: P206

Situation The property is situated approximately 5 miles north west from Coldstream and 1 mile east of the village of Eccles, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. The property lies just off the A697, providing good road links to Edinburgh and the north east of England.

Eccles has a range of local amenities including a church, primary school and village hall with a wider array being found in the nearby town of Coldstream, approximately 5 miles to the southeast.

The towns of Kelso and Duns are also in close proximity providing access to several supermarkets and both primary and secondary schools.

There is a main line railway station at Berwick-upon-Tweed, approximately 15 miles to the east, and this provides ready access to Edinburgh, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and London.


For Satellite Navigation, please use the postcode: TD12 4LY

Description Merry Cottage is a traditional stone and slate constructed residential property benefitting from accommodation over 2 floors with 3 double bedrooms and master bedroom with en-suite. In addition, there is a generous sitting room and family room. The property retains many original features and would benefit from upgrading allowing the purchaser to style the property to their taste to make it an ideal family home.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

Kitchen 2.25m x 3.63m

Dining Room 3.30m x 2.05m

Sitting Room 5.20m x 3.82m

Family Room 3.91m x 3.18m

Bedroom 4 2.35m x 4.25m



First Floor

Bedroom 1 4.37m x 3.66m

Bedroom 2 4.37m x 3.21m

Bedroom 3 5.39m x 7.34m

Ensuite bathroom The property is surrounded by a large enclosed, secluded garden which surrounds the property with a large lawn, vegetable patch and useful garden shed. There is also a single integral garage next to the property with private parking.

Services The property benefits from mains water and electricity with mains gas fired central heating. Drainage is to a private septic tank.

Fixtures and Fittings All fitted appliances, curtains, carpets and floor coverings in the property are included within the sale at no extra charge. No warranties are given for the fitted appliances.

Deposit A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on conclusion of missives. This will be non-refundable in the event of the transaction failing to reach completion for reasons not attributable to the vendors or their agents.

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council, Newtown St. Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA.

Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and Title Deeds and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Council Tax The property has been assessed as Band B.

Energy Performance Certificate The energy efficiency rating for this property is Band E.


Viewing Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Acorus Rural Property Services Ltd and Davidson & Robertson Rural.

Acorus Rural Property Services

The Old Market Office

10 Risbygate Street

Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk IP33 3AA

Tel: 01284 753 271

E-mail: ask@acorus.co.uk


Joint Agent:

Davidson & Robertson Rural

Riccarton Mains


Mid Lothian

EH14 4AR

Tel: 0131 449 6212

E-mail: sales@drrural.co.uk


Home Report A Home Report for the property is available by request from the selling agent.

Date of Entry

By mutual agreement.

Important Notes

Closing Dates A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through solicitors to the selling agents, in writing, will be advised of any closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The seller is not bound to accept the highest or any offer, or to go to a closing date.

Offers Formal offers, in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, along with the relevant money laundering paperwork in accordance with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, through a Scottish

Solicitor, to the Selling Agent.

Third Party Rights and Servitudes The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others, whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof.

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