The Ramparts is an impressive and unique four bedroom detached family home in a stunning coastal setting with panoramic sea views, expansive gardens, a double garage and private driveway with parking for up to six cars. The property has been cleverly designed to maximise the uninterrupted sea views throughout the property and is positioned on the clifftop close to the charming village of Cockburnspath on the East Lothian/Scottish Borders boundary with further amenities available in nearby Dunbar.
The versatile and well planned accommodation, arranged over two floors, comprises on the ground floor - bright and spacious entrance hall with useful storage cupboard and WC off; dining room with ample room for a large table, French doors leading to an elevated decked terrace ideal for dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the magnificent coastal views; double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with a central island, an excellent selection of cream fitted units, timber worktops and integrated appliances; utility room with further storage and space for appliances, door to the double garage and further door providing access to the garden; snug/family room with a deep built in storage cupboard, window overlooking the garden and to the sea beyond, with access from the hall and also the double doors from the dining room; double bedroom 2 with a fitted wardrobe and window enjoying sea views; en-suite shower room with a white suite; good sized family bathroom with a bath and separate shower; and study/bedroom 4; and on the first floor - landing with built in storage cupboard and access to a partially floored loft; master bedroom suite with wonderful views with two large fitted wardrobes; dressing area with a cupboard and further selection of built-in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom with separate shower enclosure; double bedroom 3 with triple built in wardrobes and sea views; and impressive living room with a window to the side and French doors leading to a balcony maximising the outstanding coastal views.
The property is located close to the attractive Borders village of Cockburnspath which is situated on the East Lothian/Berwickshire coast at the end of the Southern Upland Way. The village is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, approximately 20 minutes by train from nearby Dunbar mainline railway station or 40 minutes by car. Berwick is 20 minutes drive by car. There is an excellent primary school in the village with secondary education at Duns, Dunbar and Eyemouth. Transport is also provided from the village to Longridge Towers (pre-prep, prep and secondary) outside Berwick. The village has a newsagent, general store, post office, a garage, a bowling club and an excellent village hall. Nearby Dunbar offers a wider range of shops, restaurants, supermarkets and leisure facilities.
The property sits within a large plot with a lawn to the front with path to the front door and sheltered patio The substantial rear garden is laid to lawn with terraced areas ideal for entertaining and enjoying the panoramic sea views.
There is a large gravel driveway with parking for up to six cars and also an integral double garage with electric door.
Fixtures and Fittings
The fitted carpets and floor coverings throughout the property are included in the sale price together with the electric hob, oven, cooker hood, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating and is double glazed throughout. Drainage is to a private septic tank.
From the north follow the A1 south towards Dunbar/Berwick and take the first left turning at the Cockburnspath roundabout and ‘The Ramparts' is the 5th property on the right hand side. From the south follow the A1 north beyond Berwick Upon Tweed towards Dunbar and take the 3rd exit on the Cockburnspath roundabout. ‘The Ramparts' is the fifth property on the right hand side.