Thistle Cottage, Foulden, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1UH

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Description

NEW TO THE MARKET.

A charming period cottage located within the very pretty conservation village of Foulden, only five miles from the bustling market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. This characterful stone built property offers two reception rooms, three large double bedrooms, generous gardens and grounds and breath-taking views over open countryside towards the Cheviot Hills.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor: Vestibule, hall, sitting room, living room, kitchen-breakfast room, cloakroom.

First Floor: Landing, three double bedrooms, family bathroom.

Exterior: Driveway with off-street parking, garage, outbuildings, landscaped gardens and grounds, greenhouse, timber shed, vegetable garden, coal stores.

The property is located within the quaint village of Foulden and is well placed for easy access to a wide range of amenities, conveniently only five miles west of the historic market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed which offers a wide range of shopping, banking, educational and recreational facilities together with a mainline rail station offering regular services to Edinburgh & Newcastle (approximately 45 minutes) and London (approximately 3 ½ hours).

The property offers a rare opportunity to purchase a delightful detached character cottage, formerly a blacksmith’s house and smithy dating back to the eighteenth century and forming the end of the picturesque Flemish style terrace, fronting the villages main thoroughfare.

In the mid-nineteenth century the principal landowner in the parish John Wilkie, funded and oversaw the renovation of the village. He was well travelled and was particularly influenced by a village he had seen in Belgium years earlier. Foulden has been referred to as `A little Belgium in the heart of the Borders'.

The cottage sits on a large plot and offers bright and well-proportioned accommodation over two floors with stunning rural views to both front, side and rear aspects and benefits from a mature rear garden, off-street parking, garaging and outbuildings.

EPC: 23 (F)

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