A fantastic Edwardian arts and crafts house with magnificent countryside views. Nestled amid 7 acres of beautiful private grounds with billiards room, open fires, games room and a tennis court to enjoy.
Nestled in an idyllic position with splendid rolling hill and countryside views, this magnificent home is close to the historic town of Hawick with its excellent leisure and shopping facilities. The immediate area is a paradise for walkers and bikers with country tracks and forest trails including the Southern Upland Way close at hand. Enjoy salmon and trout fishing on the River Teviot and the famous nearby Tweed or play a round of golf at numerous local courses. Born in the Borders offers a great day out with grass sledging, brewery and distillery. Visit the grand stately homes of Abbotsford, Mellerstain and Manderson or Floors and Thirlestane castles. This is a fantastic base to explore the Borders and is also within touring distance of Edinburgh, Cumbria and Northumberland. Step inside this wonderful Edwardian arts and crafts house into the reception hall which has a cloakroom and a separate WC.
Step into the hall and through to the light and bright lounge. Relax and enjoy a great movie here or listen to your music on the Bluetooth soundbar and, on those cooler evenings, light up the lovely roaring open fire. There are also French doors leading directly out to the large south-facing terrace with a seating area and beautifully spacious mature gardens. Next is the snug with an impressive fireplace housing a large open fire, and there is also a TV. It's the perfect place to enjoy a great book or just sit back and admire the beautiful garden and countryside views. The dining room with a feature wood burner and beautiful stained glass windows is the ideal space to enjoy family gatherings. You can then head into the kitchen which boasts an electric range oven and gas hob, a scullery with an electric oven and hob and fridge, a butler’s pantry with a dishwasher and a larder with a fridge/freezer. Next is the impressive billiards room with a large billiard table, an array of books, a seating area with a feature fireplace and a Bluetooth soundbar. Heading down to the lower ground floor, you'll find the games room, where you can enjoy table tennis, and a utility with a washing machine and tumble dryer. Heading up the period staircase to the first floor, there are five individual, beautifully decorated bedrooms. These comprise two spacious king-size bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms with baths, separate showers and WCs; two double bedrooms and a lovely single. Completing the first floor is the bathroom with a bath, separate shower and WC. Heading up the staircase to the second floor, there are another three stylish bedrooms: two doubles, one single. Finally, to complete this wonderful period house, is the bathroom with a bath, separate shower and WC.
Venture outside to the spectacular gardens which extend to approximately 7 acres. They are approached by a long private drive that leads to the front of the house, with ample off-road parking. There is a substantial south terrace with a seating area perfect for al fresco dining, which can be accessed directly from the lounge, with planted borders and a mass of spectacular rhododendrons. There is also a wonderful tennis court and a summer house. The grounds also boast well-established woodland.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.