Detached bungalow for sale in Duns TD11, 2 Bedroom

Duns, Duns, UK

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Property Type:
Detached bungalow
For sale
£ 220,000
Scottish Borders
Swinton House, Duns TD11
Marketed By:
JD Clark and Allan Ltd
TD11 Rating:

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Property Description


This delightful, mid 19th Century gate lodge boasts an enviable, south facing rural location with lovely, far reaching views over unspoilt countryside. Standing within one third of an acre of garden ground, the property has been extended and refurbished to provide a highly desirable home of character and charm which should appeal to those seeking the benefits of country living without being too far removed from shopping, educational and recreational facilities. The accommodation comprises:-

• Entrance Vestibule, spacious Sitting Room with feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove, Kitchen, Utility Room/Rear Hall, two double Bedrooms and Bathroom
• Oil-fired central heating with thermostatically controlled radiators and secondary glazing
• Generous garden ground enjoying fine panoramic views

Viewing of this property is a must for full appreciation.


The property lies just off the B6461 approximately 1.3 miles west of the village of Swinton. The village has a primary school, restaurant and church while excellent shopping, recreational and educational facilities can be found in the nearby towns of Duns (6 miles), Kelso (11 miles) and Berwick-upon-Tweed (14 miles), the latter also benefitting from a mainline railway station.


The front door accesses the entrance porch with east and west facing windows fitted with curtain poles. Quarry tiled flooring and pendant light. Switch for external light.

Sitting room – 4.20m (plus large bay area) x 4.28m
A lovely, bright, well proportioned room with east facing bay window and south facing window both fitted with wooden curtain poles. Attractive exposed stone wall with feature fireplace fitted with wood burning stove. Picture rail and laminate flooring. Wrought iron ceiling light fitting. TV aerial connection and telephone point. Two radiators and 8 x 13 amp power points.

- 4.49m x 1.80m

With south facing window fitted with curtain pole. Beech effect base and wall mounted units incorporating glazed display unit and splashback tiling providing ample storage and work surfaces. White 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap. Large range style cooker with ceramic hob, grill, and ovens. Rustic pine shelved wall unit. Tiled floor. Four spot ceiling light fitting, radiator, cooker point and 8 x 13 amp power points Access to insulated and aprtly floored loft with internal light. Open access to:-

utility room/rear hall – 3.57m x 3.33m at longest and widest
An l-shaped room with stable door to garden. Fitted work surface and storage recesses. Floor mounted central heating boiler. Space for tumble dryer and automatic washing machine. Coat pegs. Tiled floor. Two, four spot light fittings, smoke alarm, radiator and 3 x 13 amp power points.

Bedroom 1 – 4.68m x 3.28m at longest and widest
A good sized, l-shaped room with front facing window. Laminate flooring. Shelved press and picture rail. Wrought iron ceiling light fitting, radiator and 2 x 13 amp power points.

Bedroom 2 – 3.57m x 3.00m plus entrance area
With east facing window fitted with curtain pole. Laminate flooring. Picture rail. Wrought iron ceiling light fitting, radiator and 8 x 13 amp power points.

Bathroom – 2.21m x 1.81m
With rear facing window fitted with roller blind. White three piece suite comprising WC, vanity wash-hand basin and bath with mains shower and curtain over and tiling behind. Painted wood panelling to dado height. Bathroom cabinet with glazed doors and decorative wall shelf. Tiled floor. Flush fitting ceiling light and radiator.


A large area of garden ground lies to the rear and sides of the property. Bordered by mature trees this is mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio area immediately behind the house. A large open store and adjoining wood store lie in the north east corner of the garden which also has drying facilities and an outside tap. The large timber-built shed, kennel and two greenhouses are not included in the sale. A gravelled area to the west side affords generous off-road parking.


The Rangemaster range in the kitchen and all curtain poles, blinds and light fittings throughout are included in the sale.


The property is served by mains electricity, water and drainage. Central heating is oil-fired with a large storage tank situated to the rear of the property. There are telephone and broadband connections and a burglar alarm system is installed.

Council tax

The property is in Band C.

Energy efficiency rating D.


The property is a Category C(S) Listed Building.


Viewing is highly recommended but strictly by appointment. This can be arranged through the selling solicitors.


Anyone seriously interested in purchasing the property should, preferably through their Solicitor, contact J.D. Clark & Allan as soon as possible to have their interest noted and will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with information on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. They will then be notified if a closing date for offers is fixed. The sellers are not however obliged to fix a closing date and are entitled to accept any offer at any time. Written offers should be submitted by a solicitor. The Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings in the event of unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives.


These particulars, while believed to be correct, are not guaranteed. The measurements are approximate and for guidance only.

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