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Built in 1802, The Mill House enjoys a commanding position in a beautiful and picturesque riverside setting on the banks of the River Tweed.
This grade B listed house, of great character and charm, is a converted former watermill with accommodation on three floors. Nearly all of the rooms have a river view over the delightful Scottish Borders countryside, and the house is conveniently located for shopping in the pretty Borders town of Peebles.
A large, family dining kitchen (seats 10) forms the heart of the house with French doors overlooking the river.
The Mill House makes an excellent home for a family with children. The grounds are child friendly with a large playing field, in full view of the patio and terrace. The garden is fenced and there is a large driveway which can hold multiple cars and a free standing garage.
If you just want to relax, then enjoy lying on a lounger on the sun terrace and watch the river go by, the tranquillity broken only by the sound of leaping salmon and trout. There is an abundance of wildlife, including herons, ducks, kingfishers and otters.
Only two miles away is the historic and pretty market town of
Peebles, where you will find an assortment of traditional Scottish shops and two large supermarkets. Edinburgh City Bypass can be reached in under 20 miles/35-minute drive, and Edinburgh airport can be reached in just over an hour.
You enter the property via the main front door into the brightly decorated hallway which has white walls and wooden floors. To the left is a compact wc and there is a doorway to the right which leads through to the spacious dining kitchen. The kitchen benefits from brown units with black worktop with a central kitchen island and 5-burner Rangemaster gas hob with double electric oven. There is an integrated fridge freezer. The kitchen has wooden flooring and is neutrally decorated throughout. It is lit with spotlights and under unit lights. The kitchen leads through the French doors onto the enclosed patio are which overlooks the River Tweed. To the left of the kitchen is a good sized double bedroom which is also neutrally decorated and benefits from wooden flooring. There is a back door in this bedroom which also leads to the patio and the window has excellent views as it overlooks the River Tweed. To the right of this bedroom, and behind the kitchen is a spacious utility room. The utility room leads to the staircase which takes you to level one of the property.
As you reach the top of the stairs the stairs continue on the left hand side to the final level of the property. To the left is a carpeted and neutrally decorated hallway which leads to the shower room, playroom which has green carpets, neutral dÃ©cor and bright bay windows which overlook the River Tweed, and a spacious lounge with salmon pink carpets and neutral dÃ©cor. The bright, ambient lounge hosts an archway window which allows spectacular views of the countryside and the River Tweed, along with views of the lower gardens of the property.
The final level of the property contains ample storage cupboards and hosts the final three bedrooms and master bathroom of the property. The spacious master bedroom has beige carpets and neutral dÃ©cor throughout, the second extremely spacious bedroom has green dÃ©cor and a purple carpet and excellent views of the grounds. The final bedroom is a more compact bedroom with neutral dÃ©cor. The bathroom has a three piece beige suite with shower over the bath, and neutral dÃ©cor.
The grade B listed building benefits from gas central heating, double glazing and spacious grounds. This stunning property should be viewed to be appreciated in its entirety. The whole property benefits from spectacular panoramic views of the countryside and River Tweed.
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