The Wellnage

The Wellnage

This substantial and magnificent grade B listed Georgian House, built early 19th century, with all of its most of its original features retained, is being divided into two tasteful and spacious townhouses. The original features, such as the working shutters, are just too numerous to list and must be seen to appreciate just how much of the character has been retained, much work has gone into the restoration at the same time upgrading the services within the properties e.g., new gas central heating systems, so giving modern luxury standards alongside a traditional elegance.

House 1 (204sqm)

Ground floor-entrance vestibule with cloakroom/wc, magnificent panelled hallway with Minster style stone fireplace and polished wood flooring, archway through to the panelled living room. A large kitchen dining area with another stone fireplace and wood burning stove.
1st Floor- 3 bedrooms, one features again another fireplace, the other two with an abundance of built in cupboard/wardrobes. The main bathroom is a large decadent room with freestanding Victorian style bath. The cupboard lined landing takes you to the next level
2nd Floor- and another bedroom and large bathroom and traditional cupboards area all going to make it ideal for a teenager retreat, private visitor suite or quiet home office area.
Outside there is a beautiful open garden to the front and side and a large garden to the rear of the house accessed via some stone steps.

House 2 (236sqm)

Ground Floor, entrance door leading from the front garden to an extensive L-shaped kitchen and dining/living area. The kitchen has a double Aga, oak units and granite work surfaces while the reception area has an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and abundance of light from the large windows overlooking the garden. From the kitchen there are four further rooms giving a traditional pantry, a wine cellar, utility and WC.

From the ground floor access leads to a full head height cellar which gives a real luxury of such large storage areas.
1st Floor- on this floor you will find 3 large bedrooms, 1 with an ensuite, and the main bathroom, there is further storage in the large landing.
2nd Floor- here is another large room with again another feature fireplace and lots of windows giving elevated views over Duns and to the hills beyond, either a further bedroom or reception room.
Outside there is a beautiful open garden to the front and side and a large garden to the rear of the house.

 

The Garden Cottage (136sqm)

Set within the grounds of The Wellnage, works are nearing completion on the original Grade B listed stone and slate coach house to extend the original cottage into its joining stone steading. This will make the property a substantial home with 4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen and 2 bathrooms. Works inside the house have included installation of a new kitchen and new bathrooms throughout and a wood burning stove features in one of the reception rooms. All efforts have gone to preserve as many of the original features as possible, including the original bell-tower.
The house is accessed from the tree lined driveway through the stone archway into an enclosed courtyard which has a large garage and various original stone storage sheds. This whole courtyard area is totally private and offers the potential for further expansion. Outside space includes a large natural garden leading through to a more detailed box-hedge manicured garden to the front and side of the house, there is further garden to the rear of the house with a double glass greenhouse and traditional stone potting sheds.

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