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5 bedroom country house
Property description & features
- Spacious Detached Five Bedroom Farmhouse
- Equestrian Package
- Three and a Half Acre Field
- Three Reception Rooms & A Conservatory
- Stable Block Offering Potential
- Large Garden
- Borders Railway Four and a Half Miles
- Excellent Transport Links
- Gas Fired Central Heating
- Double Glazing
Lindean Farmhouse is a charming and immaculately presented five-bedroom detached family home set in approximately 5½ acres and situated at Lindean, which lies around 2½ miles north of Selkirk, in the Scottish Borders.
With excellent transport links via the A7, the Borders Railway at Tweedbank, which runs to Edinburgh, lies approximately 4½ miles to the north.
Dating from the mid-1800s, and boasting period features throughout, the property's footprint has been extended over the years but has been sympathetically restored and beautifully maintained by the current owners.
The farmhouse itself sits in around two acres of garden ground and also benefits from a 3½-acre field, complete with farm holding number, which is a particular feature. Providing possible equestrian possibilities that include the large L-shaped stable block with four loose box stables, a tack room and two store rooms, it could also provide opportunity for small holding.
Internally, the property lies across two levels and comprises five bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a shower room, a sitting room, a family room, a dining room, a dining kitchen, a conservatory, a utility room and a downstairs wc. There is excellent storage throughout the house with a large attic which is floored and offers an excellent opportunity as a hobby space.
With a generous hallway and large landing, the property provides bright and spacious family accommodation, complete with double glazing and gas central heating.
Externally, there are two accesses to the farmhouse, which sits in around two acres of attractive gardens with drystone wall terracing, and a large vegetable plot along with an abundance of shrubs, well-stocked borders and specimen trees lying alongside a small burn which marks the boundary edge.
There is an abundance of parking and a garage which is attached to the stable block, conveniently situated beside the farmhouse and a short distance from the field. The stable block could be retained, or it could provide additional storage, hobby or workshop space making it a useful addition to the whole package. Across from the field is community woodland which is a real bonus and adds to the abundance of useable outdoor space.
With excellent transport links via the aforementioned A7, which runs to Carlisle in the south and Edinburgh in the north, the property is situated in a very accessible location to most Border towns, with the railway link an excellent addition to the area.
Edinburgh 41 miles. Selkirk 2.5 miles Tweedbank 4.5 miles. Melrose 6.0 miles Galashiels 5 miles (All distances are approximate)
EPC : D60
COUNCIL TAX BAND : G
Lindean Farmhouse is situated in a semi-rural location about 2½ miles North of the popular market town of Selkirk, which is situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. With a range of independent shops, hotels and pubs, there is a popular delicatessen, and numerous places to eat.
Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Philiphaugh Visitor Centre and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose.
Local sports teams include Selkirk Rugby Football Club and Selkirk Cricket Club and there is also a swimming pool, and a nine-hole golf course within the town. Local festivals include the historic Common Riding held in the summer which is of particular note.
There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Ettrick and River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks in and around Selkirk. There is primary and secondary schooling within the town as well as a doctor's surgery. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only six miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Selkirk sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in Galashiels and the terminus in Tweedbank both of which are approximately four to five miles away from the property. There is also a bus service, which passes through the town, and along the A7, which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels with links to Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh in the North and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh International Airport offers an excellent choice of destinations and is approximately 44 miles away from Lindean Farmhouse.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD7 4QW
Coming from the South, take the A7 north through Selkirk. Approximately two miles outside Selkirk on the A7 turn right, signposted Lindean. Proceed up this road for around 250 yards and on reaching a brick building turn left. Continue on this road passing several houses and bear left at the farm buildings, which sit ahead of you, and proceed over the small bridge and turn immediate right, which is the driveway leading up to Lindean Farmhouse.
Coming from the north either from Galashiels or Melrose, reach the Kingsknowes roundabout on the A7 and proceed south for a couple of miles, crossing over the River Tweed. Take the second left turn signposted Lindean and follow the above directions.
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