£374,995 Guide price
*£45,000 Under Home Report Valuation*
Briary Bank is an immaculately presented and spacious four/five-bedroom detached family home situated in an elevated position above the historic Borders town of Jedburgh.
With fabulous views the property sits in close proximity to the A68 which provides excellent access to Edinburgh and Newcastle with the airport at Newcastle less than an hour away. The Borders Railway, an excellent addition to the area, runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh and is only fourteen miles away.
Internally, the property lies across two levels and comprises four main bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining room, a family room, a study/bedroom five, a dining kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs wc.
There is excellent storage, with wardrobes in all of the bedrooms, and storage cupboards across both levels, plus gas central heating and double glazing providing warm and flexible living throughout.
Externally, the property is set in a large plot with plentiful driveway parking as well as in the integral double garage, a particular bonus. A generous garden surrounds the property with access from the two main reception rooms to the front, as well as the patio at the rear also from the sitting room. With a terraced lawn, well stocked borders, and mature shrubs and trees, it provides a charming outside space, which is perfect for more informal entertaining.
Most Border towns are readily accessible from this location, as are Newcastle and Edinburgh which both have international airports, with a mainline railway station at Berwick-upon-Tweed.Edinburgh 48 miles. Melrose 13 miles. Kelso 11 miles. Newcastle 57 miles.(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C73
Council Tax Band : C
Briary Bank is located in an elevated position overlooking the historic Borders town of Jedburgh, home to "Mary Queen of Scots' House" and the 12th century Jedburgh Abbey, both of which are situated in the heart of this picturesque town.
Local amenities are easily accessible with a wide range of shops and restaurants up and down the High Street. There are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed and National Hunt racing.
Golfing is available at a number of excellent courses including the nearby Roxburghe championship course, and swimming is close at hand in the nearby Laidlaw Memorial Pool. Local tourist destinations include Jedburgh Castle Jail, Ferniehurst Castle, Monteviot Gardens and the Harestanes Visitor Centre.
Schools include the local primary and the Jedburgh Grammar School, with the new Intergenerational school campus due to open in 2020. The renowned St Mary's Preparatory School which is located in Melrose. Conveniently located, Briary Bank is a short walk from the A68, which is the main road linking Newcastle and Edinburgh.
The major Border towns are within easy driving distance, and Jedburgh is conveniently placed for easy access to all major routes north and south bound with regular scheduled flights from Edinburgh and Newcastle to a number of UK and European destinations, as well as a mainline railway links at Berwick-upon-Tweed, and the Borders Railway which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh only fourteen miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD8 6BN
Coming from the North take the A68 South into the town of Jedburgh. Continue through Jedburgh, and turn right onto Canongate and cross over the High Street onto Exchange Street.
Take the first right onto The Friars (Friarsgate) and proceed along this road. Take the left turn, signposted Briary Bank, which is just before the T-junction, and follow the driveway up, bearing left and past The Clay House and you will see Briary Bank immediately ahead of you.
Coming from the South take the A68 North and enter the town of Jedburgh. Turn left onto Canongate and follow the above directions.
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