6 bed detached house
Greystonelees‚ Eyemouth‚ TD14
Housed in a Grade C listed building and built originally c.1750 Greystonelees Farmhouse now offers a perfect mix of historic character and contemporary family accommmodation having been tastefully renovated extended and maintained to the highest standard by its current owners. This unique property a...
Housed in a Grade C listed building and built originally c.1750 Greystonelees Farmhouse now offers a perfect mix of historic character and contemporary family accommmodation having been tastefully renovated extended and maintained to the highest standard by its current owners. This unique property also offers spacious manicured gardens with attaractive features as well as a stone faced annexe with private courtyard. Accommodation includes seven bedrooms with six having en-suite facilities as well as generously proportioned reception areas. The availability of Greystonelees Farmhouse on the market offers a rare opportunity to acquire a prestigious family home in excellent condition and in an enviable location just off the A1 national primary route. HISTORY The property was built c. 1750 and was the homestead of the Lyall family who were influential members of the merchant and agricultural class in the area at the time. Indeed the property gets a mention in the Barchester Chronicles as the birthplace of Robert Lyall, a member of the family who eschewed the merchant lifestyle and went on to become an influential member of the Church of England eventually being appointed Dean of Canterbury. It is a Grade C Listed Building meaning that sympathetic restoration and extension are permitted and these have been undertaken by the current proprietors to the highest standard leaving no further outlay required. The Farmhouse also offered Bed and Breakfast accommodation in its more recent history and was a popular pit stop for those travelling on the AI which is on its doorstep. For eighteen years now it has been the family home of the current occupiers and family reasons mean they are reluctantly considering a sale. INTERIOR The entrance vestibule retains its original tiling and leads to the hallway with feature stair case and ample storage. The hallway offers acces to all the reception roooms on the ground floor which consist of two lounges, a library and the kitchen/dining room. The formal lounge is a very spacious room that features high ceilings and dual aspect windows with traditional shutters offering abundant natural, light and offers an opulent atmosphere for larger gatherings. It also feature a gas fireplace. The living room is a more cosy environment but also has dual aspect windows and high ceilings and features a wood burning stove. We then come to the room, currently in use as a well stocked library, but which could also be used as downstairs guest accommodation with its own en-suite facility. Also accessed from the hallway is the heart of the house, the stunning contemporarily designed kitchen/dining room. This is a beautiful room which features a well fitted kitchen with Belfast sink and integrated appliances including a stylish Aga featuring a six ring gas hub and three electric ovens and flows into a sunroom which houses the dining room and further through French doors to the decked patio. The room offers abundant space style and natural light and is perfect for hosting large numbers of guests. This area of the property also boasts underfloor heating. There is a useful pantry with wine cooler and pull out larder as well as a utility/laundry room to the rear of the kitchen which also gives access to the self contained accomodation Upstairs there are four bedrooms all offering scenic views over the rural hills and farm land or over the Burnmouth Seascape. The master bedroom also features a superbly fitted en-suite facility ANNEXE The self contained annexe can be accessed from the main house or from its own front door to a private monoblocked courtyard. Its an attractive stone fronted cottage style dwelling which offers many options to the purchasers of this fabulous property The accommodation comprises of a fully fitted kitchen with lounge area and an en-suite bedroom on the ground floor and a well proportioned master bedroom in the dormer area. this accomodation is presented in pristine condition. GARDENS Greystonelees is set on approximately 0.8 acres and is approached by sweeping driveways from two sides leaving generous garden spaces surrounding. The gardens have been exceptionally well maintained and incorporate numerous features including numerous mature flowering shrubs, a water feature with footbridge. a generous decked patio and a solidly built tree house. The gardens add hugely to the character of the property and offer an atmosphere of timeless tranquility. LOCATION Greystonelees Farmhouse is located in the eponymous townland at the end of a traffic free cul de sac. The neighbours to the south are located at the end of the gardens so are a comfortable distance away. The neighbors to the north comprise of various farm animals at various times of the year. The tranquil atmosphere belies its location just of the AI close to the sea at Burnmouth. The property lies approximately four miles from Berwick on Tweed which offers a diverse range of retail social, educational and healthcare facilities. The smaller seaside village of Eyemouth to the north is also within easy reach. Edinburgh is accessible in just under an hour by road or rail as is Newcastle. London can be reached in four hours by rail from Berwick on Tweed ACCOMMODATION Vestibule : 2.2m x 2.3m Hallway : 6.3m x 2.3m Reception Room 1 : 6.3 m x 4.3m Reception Room 2 : 4.1 m x 4.2 m Library : 4.6m x 1.7m with en-suite facility Kitchen/Dining Room / Conservatory : 10m x 4.8m Pantry : 2.8m x 1.8m Utility Room : 4.5m x 2.4 m Upstairs Bedroom 1 : 3m x 3m with full en-suite facility and built in wardrobes Bedroom 2 : 3 m x 4.3 m with en-suite unite shower Bedroom 3 : 4.3 x 3.1 with superbly fitted full en-suite Bedroom 4 : 3.4m x 2.8m with en-suite toilet and sea views Annexe Kitchen/ Lounge : 5.1 m x 3.0m with access to decked patio Bedroom 1 : 4m x 2.9m with fitted wardrobes,fitted wetroom with automatic velux window Bedroom 2 : 5.2m x 3.8m with built in wardrobes and cloakroom AGENTS COMMENT This is truly a home from the top drawer offering a superior living experience in an enviable location. It exudes a timeless opulent atmosphere in its clever combination of modern flair and traditional features. The exceptional accomodation is complimented by the beautiful outdoor spaces with mature shrubs and trees and attractive garden features enhancing the very generous lawns. This property will appeal to those seeking that little bit extra in their home. Early viewing is advised and guaranteed not to disappoint