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See Inside this Grade II-Listed Cottage with Separate Annexe in Cornhill-on-Tweed

drone shot of a bungalow in the countryside
April 2023
Reading time 3 Minutes

Groom Cottage offers a rare opportunity to purchase on an exclusive courtyard development

We take a look through the keyhole.

Groom Cottage is one of four cottages in an attractive and exclusive courtyard development located within the grounds of the Tillmouth Park Hotel. A Grade II-listed property retaining many original features, it was completely renovated by the current owners and has more than 2,000 sq ft of bright and spacious accommodation offering versatile and attractive living space which would make a beautiful family home, or alternatively could be run as a holiday let. 

The property is well presented throughout and benefits further from full height windows providing an abundance of light. A bright and airy entrance hall, or sun lounge leads you to the master bedroom, two double bedrooms, and then through to dining room and kitchen.

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The dining kitchen provides stylish wall and floor units with integrated fridge/freezer, large range cooker, dishwasher, and Belfast sink. French doors lead from the dining area into the private walled rear garden. There is a bright and spacious sitting room with dual aspect and a door leading to garden, allowing an abundance of natural daylight. This room further benefits from a freestanding wood burning stove and attractive fireplace. 

Beyond lies a further double bedroom with en suite shower room, with enclosed shower, WC and wash hand basin. The family bathroom lies next to the dining kitchen and entrance hall and comprises a freestanding bath, enclosed shower, WC and basin.The principal bedroom has a large window overlooking the front garden and an ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath, enclosed shower, WC and basin.

A key asset of the property is the integral annexe ‘Jack’s Cottage’, which has a separate entrance or can be accessed from Groom’s dining kitchen. Allowing for options for privacy, there is a light and airy open-plan sitting/dining kitchen. The kitchen has wall and floor units with integrated fridge/freezer, oven, hob, microwave and dishwasher. There is further space for a washing machine.

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Jack’s Cottage further benefits from a double bedroom and family bathroom. This part of the house is ideal for a granny annexe, or self-contained guest accommodation. The property is heated throughout by underfloor heating, powered by a ground source heat pump, with Jerusalem limestone flooring. Many original features of the property have been kept, including original period windows and stonework. 

Externally, the generous walled garden to the rear is mainly laid to lawn with colourful shrubs. There is a patio area, offering privacy and ideal for sitting out in the warmer months. There is parking for two cars to the front of the property and a good sized boiler/store room with utility area to the side of the property. The garden to the front is mainly laid to lawn with areas for shrubs.

George F White
Offers over: £595,000
Berwick office: 0333 920 2220

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