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Goodwood House, Ayton, Berwickshire TD14 5QP









A generous, 175 sq. metre, 4 bedroom detached house occupying a discreet position within the sought-after village of Ayton. The property offers bright and flexible accommodation over two principal floors and externally there is ample private parking, a double garage and well-maintained garden grounds.


Amy Brown

Associate Director


Property Details & Description

Accommodation comprises

Ground Floor: Hall, Cloakroom, Living Room, Study, Sun Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility.

First Floor: Landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite, Three Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

Exterior: Private driveway, Double Garage, Garden Grounds.


Berwick Railway Station 8 miles, Reston Railway Station 3 miles, Dunbar Railway Station 20 miles, Edinburgh 49 miles (all distances are approximate).


The property occupies a discreet position, located to the rear of the high street and backing onto the village green and park. The village has a well-stocked general store, a popular public house and a well-regarded primary school. Ayton lies just off the A1 Trunk Road providing easy access both north and south to Edinburgh and Newcastle respectively and set just eight miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Just a five minute drive away is the village of Reston with a mainline railway station, providing regular services into Edinburgh and south to London. Berwickshire is renowned for its beauty, its value for money and wonderful lifestyle opportunities. The countryside is varied and the coastline is impressive with miles of unspoilt beaches and areas of outstanding beauty. The village itself has a good primary school whilst Eyemouth, which is a harbour town within two miles, provides good local amenities and further schooling and Berwick is the northerly market town with its Elizabethan historic walls provides three Supermarkets, a wide range of Sports Clubs, local and national shops and an independent private school, Longridge Towers. There are many country pursuits including fishing, shooting and hunting and also a number of impressive Golf Courses nearby. To the south lies the Cheviot Hills, to the west the central Borders and nearby towns such as

Melrose, Coldstream and Duns.


Goodwood House is a spacious, four bedroom detached house offering bright and flexible

accommodation over two floors which extends to circa 175 sq. metres. The house is accessed through the front door and into the hallway where there are stairs to the first floor, a useful storage cupboard and doors leading off. The living room is the principal reception room and is located to the front of the property with a dual aspect and has double doors leading through to the generous sunroom which in turn leads through to the generous dining kitchen. The kitchen is very much the heart of this family home and comprises a range of wall and base units with worksurface over, sink and drainer and free-standing range cooker. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room and completing the ground floor accommodation is a study/ground floor bedroom. A staircase from the ground floor leads up to the first floor landing where there are four double bedrooms, the master offering an en-suite shower room and a separate family bathroom.


The property is approached via a private gravelled driveway, which leads to ample vehicle hard standing and give access to the attached double garage. There are garden grounds to all sides however the majority lies to the front of the property and this area is laid to lawn and interspersed with trees and hedging. The garden ground to the sides and rear is currently gravelled and very low maintenance.

General Remarks

General Remarks & Information

Satellite Navigation

For the benefit of those with satellite navigation the property’s postcode is TD14 5QP.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings (if any) are included with the sale.

Listing and Conservation

The property is not listed but is within a conservation area.


Oil fired heating, mains electric, drainage and water.

Council Tax

Band F

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band C (70)

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council.





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Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans

These particulars and plan are believed to be correct but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.


All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitors to note interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.

Offers must be submitted to Rettie Berwick LLP.

Formal contracts are expected to be exchanged 6 weeks after the survey has been carried out.


A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be required upon exchange of contracts. The deposit will be non-returnable in the event of the Purchaser(s) failing to complete the sale for reasons not attributed to the Seller or his agents.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie Berwick LLP, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice

Rettie Berwick LLP, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth.  Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers.  These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.


2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate.  The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities.  Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.


3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties  which have been sold or withdrawn.

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