Cunzie Neuk, Crosshill, Chirnside, Berwickshire, TD11 3UF







A beautifully presented, 125 sq. meter detached stone-built cottage positioned within generous grounds in the heart of the popular village of Chirnside. This charming period property offers spacious living accommodation throughout with stylish and elegant décor, a contemporary kitchen and modern bathroom fitting. The house also features exposed beams and an inglenook stove. The cottage is within easy walking distance of the village amenities that include a supermarket, village shop and post office, doctors surgery, pharmacist, butchers and a public house.


Amy Brown
Branch Manager


Property Details & Description


Accommodation Comprises


Ground Floor: Entrance Foyer, Hall, Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

External: Ample Private Off-Street Parking, Detached Garage/Workshop, Timber Shed, Greenhouse, Landscaped Gardens.


Distances: Duns 6.5 miles, Berwick-upon-Tweed Mainline Rail Station 9 miles, Edinburgh 49 miles (all distances are approximate).



Cunzie Neuk is situated within the heart of the popular village of Chirnside which lies in the rolling Berwickshire countryside, about nine miles due west of Berwick-upon-Tweed.


The village offers a good selection of local amenities including a supermarket, shops, garage, medical practice, pharmacy and two public houses. There is a thriving community centre and well used recreational facilities including tennis court, football pitches, bowling plus running and boxing clubs. Chirnside is a friendly village with a thriving and strong community spirit; it has a low population and can therefore offer a quality of life that is becoming increasingly rare. There is a primary school in Chirnside and secondary schools are located in Duns and Eyemouth. Private schooling from ages 3 to 18 is offered at Longridge Towers School ( near Berwick-upon-Tweed.


The immediate area provides a good variety of activities from events and gardens to excellent opportunities for the country sports enthusiast including salmon fishing on the River Tweed, trout fishing in various local lochs and rivers and pheasant and grouse shooting on local estates. There are a number of good golf courses within easy reach, including Duns Golf Club which is only 6.5 miles away, Hirsel Golf Club in Coldstream, Goswick Golf Club - a links course just south of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the championship Roxburgh course near Kelso.

Berwick-upon-Tweed, a short drive away, is a vibrant town with a good range of national services and retailers and has a number of hotels, restaurants, pubs and wine bars. There is the popular Maltings Theatre and Cinema as well as a regular market and a number of galleries and arts and crafts shops.

Chirnside also has good transport links with the A1 trunk road only nine miles away. There are regular bus services to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Duns, Eyemouth and Galashiels.  The mainline railway station at Berwick-upon-Tweed provides a fast link to London Kings Cross (3h 39mins), Edinburgh (43 mins), Newcastle (45 mins) and Leeds (2h 19 mins). Edinburgh and Newcastle airports have regular flights to London and a variety of domestic and foreign destinations.

The area is one of the genuinely rural parts of Great Britain despite its close proximity to both Edinburgh and Newcastle.


Cunzie Neuk is a charming stone-built period detached cottage sitting on a generous plot, it is offered in turn-key condition by the current owners. Well-presented throughout with elegant and neutral décor, this most attractive property offers buyers a move-in ready comfortable home in a delightful rural location. The cottage is approached over the private drive to the front door, which opens into a welcoming entrance foyer with a slate tiled effect floor and a large storage cupboard, ideal for coats and shoes. The living room is a lovely bright reception with windows providing a dual aspect to the front and side. There are exposed timber beams and a feature inglenook fireplace with stone surround, timber mantle and slate hearth. The kitchen-dining room is fitted with a modern kitchen comprising a range of floor and wall mounted contemporary units with counters over, stylish tiled splash back and integrated fridge and freezer. There is plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and three windows give dual aspect views over the garden, with a glazed door leading out into the garden. The cottage has three generous double bedrooms, one with a door leading to the garden and a fourth bedroom that could also be a study, playroom or craft room. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom, comprising a modern white suite.


To the front of the cottage is a pretty garden, driveway and path leading to the front door, with metal gates giving secure access up the drive and into the rear garden. To the rear there is ample private off-street parking, a detached garage/workshop, greenhouse, timber shed and extensive landscaped gardens with a range of mature trees, hedging, plants and shrubs with areas of lawn and decked seating areas, perfect for relaxing and entertaining in the summer.

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General Remarks


Satellite Navigation

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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, mains drainage, LPG.

Council Tax

Band C

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band F

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: 01835 824 000.

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Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie Berwick LLP, 50 Hide Hill, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1AB.  A closing date by which offers must be submitted may be fixed later. Please note that interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order that they may be advised should a closing date be set. The seller reserves the right to accept any offer at any time.

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.

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


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 Berwick 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.