£150,000 Offers over
Beautifully converted, stone-built, two-bedroom steading situated on the B6368 just south of the Borders village of Heriot. This stunning property offers flexible use as a family home, an ideal weekend or holiday retreat, or as a rental proposition. With ready commuting access to Edinburgh, the Borders and East Lothian, it enjoys an idyllic rural location. Internally the accommodation consists of an entrance hallway, large living/dining room, a well-appointed kitchen, two bedrooms, contemporary family bathroom and two very useful utility rooms. The property further benefits from double glazing throughout, electric heating, shared courtyard and communal paddock. The adjacent five-arch cart shed and associated garden ground may also be available, providing a further development opportunity. Located in a gentle valley created by the Moorfoot Hills, Heriot is just off the A7 trunk road, about 20 miles south of Edinburgh and just 8 miles south of Gorebridge, for connection to the new Borders railway. Surrounded by open countryside, moorland, woods and hills, this splendid rural area offers numerous walks, and provides leisure activities including golfing, fishing, and mountain biking. The historic towns and villages such as Peebles and Galashiels are also within easy reach. Planning permission for conversion of the cart shed is also in place and can be discussed with the seller.
15' 2'' x 3' 6'' (4.64m x 1.08m) The entrance hallway serves the ground-floor accommodation (kitchen, bathroom and bedroom one) with a deep understairs cupboard providing excellent storage. Features include two ceiling lights, smoke alarm, wall-mounted convector heater and three double power points.
20' 9'' x 14' 11'' (6.33m x 4.56m) The spacious and bright, open-plan lounge benefits from abundant natural light provided by two, south-facing Velux-style windows. Located on the first-floor, it offers ample living, dining and study areas. Features include natural wood flooring, two ceiling light fittings, satellite TV and telephone points, two electric heaters, and an access hatch to the attic space.
10' 2'' x 7' 6'' (3.11m x 2.31m) The well-appointed kitchen, set off the ground floor hall and with a window overlooking the courtyard, is fitted with a range of wall and base units to provide good storage. Appliances include a ceramic hob and electric oven with an extractor canopy over, a fridge/freezer, and a slimline dishwasher. Additionally there is a stainless-steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, a freestanding convector heater, an extractor fan and recessed spotlighting.
13' 11'' x 8' 1'' (4.25m x 2.48m) Situated on the first floor, the double bedroom offers ample space for freestanding furniture and has a south-facing Velux-style window and a further window formed of glass bricks. Features include varnished wood flooring, freestanding convector heater, ceiling-mounted spotlight cluster, and TV and telephone points.
8' 11'' x 7' 4'' (2.73m x 2.25m) The single bedroom is situated on the ground-floor and features varnished wood flooring, a double glazed window overlooking the courtyard, ceiling-mounted spotlighting, wall-mounted convector heater, and TV and telephone points.
10' 5'' x 5' 6'' (3.2m x 1.69m) Also located off the ground-floor hallway, the family bathroom is fitted with a contemporary, white, three-piece suite including an over-bath power shower. Features include tiled surrounds, heated towel rail, mirrored vanity cabinet, two ceiling lights, extractor fan and pine wood flooring.
Two very useful utility areas, with tiled floors, through-wall ventilation, and light and power, are entered from the patio via a uPVC door, and contain a washing machine, oil tank, and a hot water tank with immersion heater.
PATIO, COURTYARD, PADDOCK
A private monoblock patio extends on to the wide communal courtyard which is connected to the main public road via a private road, and further leads to the communally owned, fence-enclosed paddock, extending to approximately 1.5 acres. The paddock offers beautiful views of the open countryside.
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