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Chora, Edington Hill, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3LE

An impressive 236 sq. metre family home set within circa 0.8 acre of private garden and grounds together with a detached garage and a stable block/workshop. The property occupies an elevated position, with far-reaching southerly views and is well placed for easy access to the A1 (T) road and Reston train station.

2,547 SQFT
236 SQM
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Property Details & Description




Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility, Bedroom/Study


Landing, Four En-Suite Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.


Private Driveway, Private Garden Grounds, Paddock, Detached Garage, Stabling/Outbuilding.


Berwick-upon-Tweed Mainline Rail Station 8 miles, Duns 8 miles, Edinburgh 50 miles, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 72 miles (all distances are approximate).



For those seeking privacy, space and uninterrupted views, this fantastic, detached family home set within circa 0.8 acre offers a wonderful lifestyle opportunity. Edington Hill lies just west of the village of Foulden and within a short drive to the larger village of Chirnside, which has a supermarket, primary school and newsagent. Further to the west is the market town of Duns which offers a wider range of amenities and to the east lies Berwick-upon-Tweed, England’s most northerly market town, renowned for its Elizabethan walls and stunning architecture and viaduct. The town has a wide selection of amenities and is well serviced with local and national shops, five national supermarkets, schooling for all ages including a private school at Longridge Towers as well as a selection of leisure clubs and sports clubs, banks, public houses and restaurants and theatre.  The region is well serviced for commuting possibilities with a mainline rail station connecting to both Edinburgh and Newcastle in circa 45 minutes and London Kings Cross in circa 3.5 hours.  In addition to this is the A1 trunk road providing ease of access both north and south respectively.  To the east is the Berwickshire and Northumberland rugged coastline with miles of unspoilt beaches and beautiful landscapes, with areas such as St Abbs and Coldingham Bay, Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Isles. The village is served by Border Buses 60 service with regular services into Berwick to the east and Duns to the west.

General Description


Chora is a large, detached property offering spacious and well-laid out accommodation over two floors which extends to circa 236 sq. metres. The house is in good order, with hardwood double glazed windows and doors and benefits from oil fired under floor heating together with modern kitchen and bathroom fittings. The house enjoys a mature plot and by virtue of its southerly position, benefits from a light and bright atmosphere throughout.

The property is accessed through the front door into an entrance vestibule and from here there is access through to the large central hallway which has a staircase rising to the first floor and doors leading off. The ground floor comprises a generous living room with an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove as the main focal point and has double doors leading to the rear garden and a paved terrace. There is a large dining room, again connecting to the rear garden together with a study and a well-equipped kitchen with separate utility room and cloakroom.

On the first floor there are four generous double bedrooms all of which benefit from en-suite facilities. In addition, there is also a separate family bathroom.


The property sits in private landscaped gardens and grounds which extend to approximately 1 acre. The gardens surround the property and are mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with trees and shrubs and there is a separate enclosed paddock, which has recently been planted with a variety of young trees.  


The property is approached via a private driveway which leads to ample parking and the detached garage. In addition to the garage there is an outbuilding offering stabling and storage.


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General Remarks & Information

Satellite Navigation


For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD11 3LE.




(please download the application “what3words” for the exact location)




Fixtures and Fittings


All fitted carpets, pelmets, curtains and blinds are included with the sale.

Listing and Conservation


The property is not listed and is not in a conservation area.



Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage.

Council Tax


Band G

EPC Rating


Band D (68)

Local Authority


Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: 01835 824 000.

Websites and Social Media


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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 misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.



1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, 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 South 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 mis-statement 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 South LLP 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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