The front of the property has a large gravel driveway with sufficient space to park several vehicles. The front boundary of the property is separated by a dry stane wall and a timber fence separates Whinmore from its neighbouring property.
The rear of the property is fully enclosed with timber fencing and includes a useful patio area and raised borders. It has wonderful open views over Longformacus Estate and countryside beyond.
Underfloor oil fire heating throughout the property, LPG Gas stove, mains water, drainage and sewage, electricity, telephone connection, Council Tax Band A.
Superfast fibre broadband will be available in the area by 5 Feb 2020.
Longformacus is a picturesque and tranquil village nestling amidst the Lammermuir Hills. It is located 7 miles north of the thriving county town of Duns which has excellent local amenities for its size including an 18 hole golf course and new state of the art secondary school. It is also within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh (35 miles) and Berwick-upon-Tweed, with its mainline railway station (22 miles). Located on the Southern Upland Way coast to coast walk, the village is particularly popular with hill walkers and a variety of other country pursuits are widely available in the area.
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Whinmore is a semi-detached 1 ½ storey villa located in the picturesque village of Longformacus in the beautiful Scottish Borders. It is a well-proportioned family home and is located on the edge of the village with undisturbed views over Longformacus Estate to the rear.
It has been used over the last 10 years by the current owners as a B&B / Holiday rental but they are now retiring. The owners would consider the sale of the furnishings through separate negotiation to help any new owner facilitate the quick sale of a B&B / holiday home.
The property is presented in excellent decorative order throughout and comes complete with double glazing, oil fired under floor heating and comprises of 2 reception rooms, kitchen with patio doors, dining room, 4 double bedrooms (2 with en-suite shower rooms), two bathrooms, driveway to front with parking for several cars, enclosed patio garden to rear with wonderful views over surrounding countryside.
A double glazed wooden door with decorative glass panels leads in to the entrance hall.
A large hallway with stairs to the upper floor includes a useful storage area under the stairs.
3.79m x 4.41m – This warm and inviting room has a large window to the front and comes complete with a feature stone fire place with multi fuel stove. Open wall between the sitting room and kitchen allows access through to the kitchen and garden beyond.
3.50m x 4.12m (max) – Fitted with floor and wall units in natural wood provide ample storage with a white and grey worktop. Built in large range cooker with LPG gas hob, electric oven and extractor fan and marble effect splash back. Space is available for a washing machine and dishwasher or the owner would consider selling their white goods through separate negotiation. Tile effect vinyl flooring and double patio doors lead out to the rear garden area. The room has a doorway leading through to a useful storage / utility area which also leads on to the dining room.
2.24m x 2.92m - A wooden clad extension houses the dining room with large windows overlooking the rear garden and views.
4.02m x 4.34m - spacious double bedroom decorated in a neutral colour with neutral carpet. White double UPVC window with curtains. The room has an en-suite with large enclosed shower and cream bathroom suite.
3.02m x 5.04m - spacious double bedroom decorated in a purple with neutral carpet. Two white double UPVC windows with curtains. The room has an en-suite with large enclosed shower with electric shower and cream bathroom suite.
2.96m x 5.41m (max) - spacious double bedroom decorated in green with neutral carpet. The room has white UPVC window looking out to the side of the plot.
2.10m x 2.07m - white bathroom suite consisting of wash hand basin, toilet and bath with mixer shower and screened with a folding shower screen. The room is fully tiled and is finished with cream vinyl flooring. It also has a shaver point and a useful storage cupboard in the corner.
Stairs lead up to the first floor which is currently set up as a separate living area for rental with its own bedroom, bathroom and sitting room. The landing area has 3 large storage cupboards built into the eaves.
First floor Bedroom 4
4.34m x 3.45m (max) - spacious double bedroom with neutral decoration and neutral hard wearing carpet. The room has large white UPVC window looking out to the side allowing light to flood the room.
First floor Bathroom
2.21m x 1.48m – white bathroom suite consisting of wash hand basin, toilet and bath with electric shower. The room has a cream marble effect splash back and cream vinyl flooring.
First Floor Sitting Room
4.89m x 4.34m – a large room with neutral decoration and neutral hard wearing carpet with 2 velux windows. The room has built in storage cupboards and shelves along the full length of the room.