£220,000 Offers over
|Selling Date||Selling Price||Value change|
|25 June 2010||£194,000||N/A|
|25 June 2010||£194,000||£4,000|
|8 July 2005||£190,000||N/A|
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*CLOSING DATE - 12 NOON WEDNESDAY 25TH MAY*
4 Carfrae Farm Cottages is a very well presented three-bedroom mid-terrace cottage situated in a charming rural location, only one and a half miles from the village of Oxton, and around twenty minutes to the Edinburgh City Bypass.
With some attractive period features inside and out, the views and location are a particular feature which benefits from generous outside space and parking.
Lying across two levels, the accommodation comprises three bedrooms, a shower room, a sitting room and a dining kitchen. A spacious first floor landing provides space for a study area and a large hall benefits from good storage, including a pantry.
Externally, the cottage has two drop-in parking spaces immediately outside the property, with a generous garden belonging to the property, situated across the road. The garden itself is enclosed and predominantly lawn, with areas to sit out and enjoy the views. A workshop/garden shed is a welcome addition providing storage or use as a work room. To the side of the garden is a row of garages, one of which comes with the property.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns and the North of England. The Borders Railway, runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a stop at Stow which is approximately eleven miles away, allowing you to get to most parts of Scotland by train from Edinburgh.
Edinburgh 23 miles. Earlston 13 miles. Lauder 5.5 miles. Melrose 17 miles.(All distances are approximate)
Council Tax Band: C
4 Carfrae Farm Cottages is situated approximately one and a half miles from the charming village of Oxton, which is only four and a half miles North of the historic Borders town of Lauder, which is situated halfway between the Lammermuir Hills and the River Tweed, and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside.
The village of Oxton has a primary school, a small shop, a bird sanctuary with pottery, and a village hall; whilst the town of Lauder provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarket, a butchers, a coffee shop/art gallery, and a couple of well known hotels.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels is fifteen and a half miles to the South West and offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks &Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Thirlestane Castle on the southern side of Lauder, nearby Mellerstain House, and Abbotsford House on the outskirts of Melrose. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and a selection of walks that cross through the Scottish Borders.
Local schools include Channelkirk primary school, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town of Melrose which is only seventeen miles away, with Oxton sitting in an easily accessible area with Edinburgh, only twenty-three miles away, and in easy reach via the A68, which also provides links to the north of England.
The Borders railway, runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately eleven miles away, allowing you to get to most parts of Scotland by train from Edinburgh.
Edinburgh International airport which lies on the Western fringes of Edinburgh is approximately thirty miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD2 6RD
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and proceeding over Soutra. As you reach the bottom of the hill, and pass through the snow gates turn immediately left, signposted Carfrae and follow this road for just under a mile. Bear left at a fork in the road which will take you down to the row of farm cottages. Number 4 is in the middle of the terrace of cottages.
From the South, follow the A68 through Lauder, and over the roundabout at Carfraemill. Go over the roundabout and pass the turn off for Oxton. As you reach the snow gates at the foot of Soutra turn immediately right, signposted Carfrae and follow the above directions.
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