Summerbank, Beanburn, Ayton, Scottish Borders, TD14 5QY





Summerbank is a charming, quirky 4 bedroom detached bungalow situated within easy
walking distance of Ayton village centre and 3 miles east to the forthcoming Reston Train
Station. The property boasts light and airy accommodation, a wood burner in the living room,
and wrap around garden ‘rooms’ to make full use of the sun. The property offers manageable,
flexible family accommodation over 1 principal floor and benefits from light and spacious
public rooms. In addition to the generous accommodation within there is an adjoining music
room/home office with utility off. There is also a large separate workshop, various garden
sheds, chicken run, covered pergola and beautiful but manageable garden grounds.


Accommodation Comprises


Ground Floor
Reception Hallway,

Vestibule, Reception Hallway, ‘L’ Shaped Living Room / Dining Room, Breakfasting Kitchen,
Garden Room, 3 Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom/Office/Study, Bathroom, Shower-Room,

Adjoining Music Room/Home Office with Utility Room, Ample Storage.


Paved 3 Car Driveway, Front & Rear Garden Grounds comprising Vegetable Plot, Japanese
Garden, Ornamental Pond, Grassy areas with Cottage Garden, Detached Workshop, Garden

Sheds, Covered Pergola, Chicken Shed and Run.



Forthcoming Reston Train Station 3 miles, Eyemouth 2.5 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train
Station 7.5 miles, Edinburgh 49 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 71 miles.

(all distances are approximate).


Area Insights

Summerbank is tucked away on Beanburn Road in the attractive village of Ayton, in the Scottish Borders. The property is within an easy walk of the village which offers all the amenities one would expect from a thriving Borders village including a primary school, village hall, play park, an excellent well stocked local shop and post office, and Ayton Castle with its abundant walks and attractions. Construction has started and due to be finished soon on the new Reston Train Station which will be a sub-station of the main East Coastline connecting London to Aberdeen; this will make commuting to Newcastle or Edinburgh very quick and easy. Ayton Primary School has an excellent reputation with the High School in Eyemouth also being highly thought of and is situated nearby. Belhaven Hill School in Dunbar and Longridge Towers School near Berwick are both very well regarded public schools in the area.

There are a number of larger towns near Ayton, the closest being Eyemouth which is approximately 2.5 miles northeast. Eyemouth is a fishing port with a picturesque harbour and a sandy beach. It has an excellent range of amenities including a Co-op supermarket and a range of local shops including a first-class butcher, home bakery and fishmonger. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and fitness centre, several public houses, and restaurants and marine activities such as diving.

The historic market town of Berwick upon Tweed lies 8 miles south of Ayton just off the A1 and in Northumberland. Berwick houses all the major supermarket chains, good local shopping, a number of historical attractions within its medieval walls, numerous restaurants and cafes and the Maltings arts centre.

The surrounding countryside offers an excellent choice of attractions such as castles, including Ayton castle and historic houses. Close to Ayton are the beautiful coastlines around St Abbs and Coldingham. North Northumberland, the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park are a short drive away.


Country and sporting pursuits are widely availably and there are several golf courses within a short drive including Eyemouth, Dunbar, Goswick and Magdalene Fields in Berwick.

Ayton is a quiet, attractive and peaceful village but offers excellent links to Edinburgh, Newcastle and even London. The A1 truck road provides easy commutable access to Scotland’s capital city and Newcastle which Berwick upon Tweed’s mainline train station offers a regular service up and down the country, with London being only a 3 ½ hour journey away.


General Remarks



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Useful Links

Ayton Castle - https://aytoncastle.co.uk

Walks around Ayton - https://scotlandstartshere.com/tours/ayton-and-eyemouth

Ayton Primary School - https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory_record/20089/ayton_primary_school

Hemelvaart Bier Café - https://hemelvaart.co.uk

Reston Primary School - https://restonprimaryschool.wordpress.com

Reston Station - https://scotlandsrailway.com/projects/reston-station

Longridge Towers School - https://lts.org.uk

Eyemouth High School - https://www.eyemouthhigh.org.uk

Dean Mark Butchers - https://www.facebook.com/deanmarkbutcher/

Belhaven Hill School - https://www.belhavenhill.com

Eyemouth Swimming Pool - https://www.liveborders.org.uk/health/swimming/swimming-pools/eyemouth-leisure-centre

Herring Queen Festival - https://www.ehq.org.uk/about-festival

Eyemouth Medical Practice - https://www.eyemouthmedicalpractice.co.uk

The Maltings - https://www.maltingsberwick.co.uk/?FromMobile=1

Berwick Museum - https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/berwick-museum-art-gallery

Berwick Castle - https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/berwick-upon-tweed-castle-and-ramparts

Berwick Food & Beer Festival - https://www.berwickfoodandbeerfestival.co.uk/

The Swan Sports Centre - https://www.activenorthumberland.org.uk/Centres/Swan-Centre.aspx

Coldingham Sands - https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/coldingham-bay-p315511



Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets and light fittings form part of the sale.

Listing and Conservation

Summerbank is not listed, nor within a conservation area.


  • Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

  •  High speed fibre broadband services are available. The area offers circa 75Mb/s.

Council Tax

Band F.

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band D (Rating 66)

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council

Telephone: 0300 100 1800


Internet Web Site

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Particulars prepared in April 2022.