4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale
Property description & features
- Tenure: Freehold
- Detached Bunglaow
- Four Bedrooms
- Beautiful Garden
- Easy access to Ayton Village
- 2 Large Outbuildings
Summerbank is a charming, quirky 4 bedroom detached bungalow situated within easy walking distance of Ayton village centre and 3 miles east to the forthcoming Reston Train Station. The property boasts light and airy accommodation, a wood burner in the living room, and wrap around garden ‘rooms' to make full use of the sun. The property offers manageable, flexible family accommodation over 1 principal floor and benefits from light and spacious public rooms. In addition to the generous accommodation within there is an adjoining music room/home office with utility off. There is also a large separate workshop, various garden sheds, chicken run, covered pergola and beautiful but manageable garden grounds.
Summerbank is tucked away on Beanburn Road in the attractive village of Ayton, in the Scottish Borders. The property is within an easy walk of the village which offers all the amenities one would expect from a thriving Borders village including a primary school, village hall, play park, an excellent well stocked local shop and post office, and Ayton Castle with its abundant walks and attractions. Construction has started and due to be finished soon on the new Reston Train Station which will be a sub-station of the main East Coastline connecting London to Aberdeen; this will make commuting to Newcastle or Edinburgh very quick and easy. Ayton Primary School has an excellent reputation with the High School in Eyemouth also being highly thought of and is situated nearby. Belhaven Hill School in Dunbar and Longridge Towers School near Berwick are both very well regarded public schools in the area.
There are a number of larger towns near Ayton, the closest being Eyemouth which is approximately 2.5 miles northeast. Eyemouth is a fishing port with a picturesque harbour and a sandy beach. It has an excellent range of amenities including a Co-op supermarket and a range of local shops including a first-class butcher, home bakery and fishmonger. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and fitness centre, several public houses, and restaurants and marine activities such as diving.
The historic market town of Berwick upon Tweed lies 8 miles south of Ayton just off the A1 and in Northumberland. Berwick houses all the major supermarket chains, good local shopping, a number of historical attractions within its medieval walls, numerous restaurants and cafes and the Maltings arts centre.
The surrounding countryside offers an excellent choice of attractions such as castles, including Ayton castle and historic houses. Close to Ayton are the beautiful coastlines around St Abbs and Coldingham. North Northumberland, the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park are a short drive away.
Country and sporting pursuits are widely availably and there are several golf courses within a short drive including Eyemouth, Dunbar, Goswick and Magdalene Fields in Berwick.
Ayton is a quiet, attractive and peaceful village but offers excellent links to Edinburgh, Newcastle and even London. The A1 truck road provides easy commutable access to Scotland's capital city and Newcastle which Berwick upon Tweed's mainline train station offers a regular service up and down the country, with London being only a 3 ½ hour journey away
Ground Floor - Vestibule, Reception Hallway, ‘L' Shaped Living Room / Dining Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Garden Room, 3 Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom/Office/Study, Bathroom, Shower Room, Adjoining Music Room/Home Office with Utility Room, Ample Storage.
Outside - Paved 3 Car Driveway, Front & Rear Garden Grounds comprising Vegetable Plot, Japanese Garden, Ornamental Pond, Grassy areas with Cottage Garden, Detached Workshop, Garden Sheds, Covered Pergola, Chicken Shed and Run
Forthcoming Reston Train Station 3 miles, Eyemouth 2.5 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train Station 7.5 miles, Edinburgh 49 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 71 miles.
(all distances are approximate).
Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted carpets and light fittings form part of the sale.
Listings & Conservation
Summerbank is not listed, nor within a conservation area.
• Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
• High speed fibre broadband services are available. The area offers circa 75Mb/s.
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