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The Old Manse, Smailholm, Kelso, Borders, TD5 7PH

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

The Old Manse is an elegant 5/6 bedroom, 3 reception room family home set in the heart of the Scottish Borders Countryside in a hamlet called Smailholm, not far from Kelso. The property is accessed up a sweeping driveway to a large parking area to the front of the house which in turn offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion.

The Old Manse sits in beautiful garden grounds of about an acre and enjoys stunning south easterly far reaching views and a grazing paddock of about 1.70 acres. The paddock is well fenced and offers a water supply and field shelter.

Property Description
The Old Manse is an elegant 5/6 bedroom, 3 reception room family home set in the heart of the Scottish Borders Countryside in a hamlet called Smailholm, not far from Kelso. The property is accessed up a sweeping driveway to a large parking area to the front of the house which in turn offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Situated over two principal floors the property offers two formal public rooms either side of the welcoming reception hallway. Both rooms are beautifully presented and offer open fires and working shutters. The kitchen is the heart of the home and positioned at the back of the house. It has an excellent range of units, granite work tops and a 4 door AGA. Directly off the kitchen is a family breakfast room which overlooks the garden and is a wonderful and practical family space. Completing the public space on the ground floor is a family sitting room which offers wood burning stove and access to the garden grounds via a patio door.
A sweeping staircase leads to the first floor landing where there is a master bedroom with a jack and jill en-suite bathroom, 3 further double bedrooms and 2 further family bathrooms. There is also a sixth bedroom which is currently being used as a dressing room.
An attic stair from the first floor landing leads up to a sizeable 5th bedroom with under eve storage and a home office with open fire place.
The Old Manse sits in beautiful garden grounds of about an acre. The sweeping drive continues to the rear of the property where there is further parking and a number of useful stone built outbuildings which comprise of a large wood store, a workshop, tool room and a quadruple garage which is currently used as stables and a feed store. At the bottom of the garden is a newly built summer house which enjoys south easterly views.
In addition to the generous garden grounds is a grazing paddock of about 1.70 acres. The paddock is well fenced and offers a water supply and field shelter.

Accommodation Comprises
Ground Floor - Outer Hall, Reception Hallway, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Family Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Pantry, Cloakroom/W.C, Utility Room, Rear Boot Room/Porch, 2 Large Storage Cupboards.
First Floor - Master Bedroom (En-Suite Bathroom), 3 Further Double Bedrooms, 2 x Family Bathrooms, Dressing Room/Bedroom 6.
Second Floor - Bedroom 5, Home Office, Ample Eve Storage.
Garden Grounds - Stunning Garden Grounds of about an Acre, Wood Store, Workshop, 4 Car Garage/Stables, Feed Store, Tool Shed, Summer House, Ample Parking, Grazing Paddock of About 1.70 Acres, Field Shelter.
In Total About 2.70 Acres.

Distances
Kelso 6 miles, Earlston 6 miles, Lauder 13 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Railway Station 28 miles, Melrose 9 miles, Edinburgh City Centre 41 miles, Edinburgh Airport 48 miles. (All distances are approximate).

Area Insights
The Old Manse in Smailholm is positioned on the south side of the hamlet and offers stunning southerly views over the surrounding countryside. Smailholm is one of the prettiest villages in the Scottish Borders and lying about 6 miles northwest of Kelso. It is a thriving and popular village offering some of the most picturesque countryside in the Scottish Borders and an incredibly strong social community centred around its Village Hall.
The nearby town of Earlston lies about 6 miles northwest of Smailholm Manse and offers local amenities and services such as a well-stocked local shop, an excellent butcher, a Co-op and a lively public house. Earlston also offers one of the most highly regarded High Schools in the Scottish Borders.
Further amenities can be found in the historic market town of Kelso which lies 6 miles southeast of Smailholm Manse. Kelso houses a number of the major supermarket chains, has some superb local shopping, several public houses and restaurants and a number of historical attractions such as Kelso Abbey and Floors Castle. Kelso also offers the world-famous Kelso Racecourse and leisure facilities which include a swimming pool, fitness centre, a very well attended Curling Club and 2 fantastic golf courses, the championship course at the Schloss Hotel and Kelso Golf Club.
The countryside surrounding The Old Manse offers a wide choice of attractions such as historic houses and a particularly beautiful coastline around the nearby towns of St Abbs and Coldingham. The Northumberland National Park (Britain’s biggest National Park) and the Cheviot Hills are only a 25 minute drive from Smailholm and the historic towns of Melrose and Jedburgh are also nearby.
The Old Manse is situated in a quiet and peaceful part of the Scottish Borders but offers excellent links to Edinburgh, Newcastle and even London. The A68 provides easy commutable access to Scotland’s capital city, Newcastle and Berwick upon Tweed which is only a 25 minute drive away. Berwick offers a mainline train station and a regular service up and down the country, with London being only a 3 ½ hour journey away.

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  • Property added on 3 October 2022
  • Property sold (STCM) on 21 October 2022
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