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Manse Stables, Castle Street, Duns

Detached house
Available Offers in excess £240,000
Find out more: 0333 121 4950
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Property Features
  • Unique, traditional one and a half storey house
  • Enjoys private but accessible town location
  • Energy efficient – Rating C
  • Excellent condition throughout
  • Three bathrooms/showers
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Good sized garden

Property Description


Manse Stables is a detached period conversion sitting elevated on Castle Street with distant views of the Cheviot Hills. The property is in an excellent accessible location close to the centre of this picturesque Berwickshire market town and within easy reach of the attractive walks at Duns Castle Nature Reserve.

The traditional one and a half storey property is presented in walk-in condition and has been thoughtfully converted into comfortable and well planned accommodation with a good sized garden and parking for two cars.

The accommodation comprises of an attractive, dual aspect sitting room with the original open fire range and a spacious dining kitchen with family area and French doors opening on to a south facing patio. There is a ground floor bedroom and a shower/wc complying with disability access requirements. From the reception hallway stairs rise to a first floor landing with two double bedrooms at either end of the building, one with an en-suite bathroom. There is a further single bedroom/study and additional bathroom. There are plenty of power, television aerial and telephone points as well as smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

The property has inbuilt storage in the eaves and two storage cupboards downstairs. The principal rooms are dual aspect allowing maximum natural daylight. Reclaimed materials and original features have been retained wherever possible, for example ironwork lattice above the entrance door, stone surround fireplace and Indian stone paving for outside landscaping.

Manse Stables is well insulated achieving a high energy efficiency home whilst retaining its original character and charm.. The property has been completely restored to include an entire re-roof, fully re-wired, double-glazing and brand new plumbing throughout. The new gas combination boiler serves the radiators in all rooms as well as providing hot water.
Tenure – Freehold

Please quote property reference: 00005476


Sitting room: 5.20 x 4.30m

Entrance Hallway: 1.28 x 4.40m

Dining Kitchen/Family room: 5.65 x 4.50m

Shower Room: 1.50 x 3.30m

Bedroom 4: 2.75 x 3.30m

Master Bedroom: 4.40 x 3.50m

En-suite Bathroom: 2.14 x 1.98m

Bedroom 2: 4.20 x 3.60m

Bedroom 3/Study: 2.00 x 3.40m

Bathroom: 2.30 x 1.90m


There is outside garden space mainly laid to lawn on three sides of the property with mature trees and hedging. There is also an enclosed fenced area. Parking for two cars on the driveway.

Council Tax Band D

EPC Rating C

Services: Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage. Double-glazing throughout. Gas central heating.

Home Report available on request through selling agent.


Duns is one of the principal towns of Berwickshire and sits at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills. This market town offers a good range of local facilities including shops, banks , cafes, doctors’ surgery, library and post office. Duns also has good educational and recreational facilities including primary and newly built secondary schools (2009), swimming pool, tennis courts and an 18 hole golf course. The town is well connected to the regional roads network for access to other main Borders towns and Edinburgh is 45 miles away and the main east coast rail line at Berwick upon Tweed some 15 miles distant.