£1,195,000 Offers over
Bonjedward House is a particularly impressive B-Listed Georgian mansion house which has recently been renovated and improved by the current owners to provide an extremely comfortable and elegant family home. This fabulous family home offers a wonderful light and bright atmosphere, providing flexible accommodation over 4 floors comprising of 8 bedrooms and 5 public room in the main body of the house, an integral 1 bedroom self contained apartment, stunning grounds of about 11.50 acres in total, 4 stables and a 50 x 30 outdoor all weather riding arena.
Bonjedward House is a particularly impressive B-Listed Georgian mansion house which has recently been renovated and improved by the current owners to provide an extremely comfortable and elegant family home. Approached by a tree lined driveway that leads into a large sweeping parking area in front of the house, the property is built of dressed stone under a slate and lead roof. This fabulous family home offers a wonderful light and bright atmosphere, providing flexible accommodation over 4 floors and a wealth of period features including working shutters throughout, ornate neo-classical plasterwork, attractive stone and marble fireplaces and a particularly stunning drum cupola which allows light to flood the reception hall. The principal accommodation is set over ground and first floors and offers a stunning drawing room with an interconnecting dining room, linking to a family kitchen / breakfast room, another large family room, two home offices, five double bedrooms, the master boasting an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. The top floor offers two further double bedrooms, a third bedroom/sitting room, a family bathroom which all makes for an ideal guest or teenager's floor. The lower ground floor which is referred to as the garden level offers a self-contained apartment comprising of a double bedroom with en-suite, sitting room and a dining kitchen. This floor also offers a wine cellar, a boiler room, a pantry/storeroom and a large games room.
Outbuildings and Grounds
Bonjedward House is set in beautiful gardens and grounds that surround the property on all sides. The grounds provide an attractive, sheltered and mature setting for the house. On the eastern and northern boundary is a belt of woodland that offers privacy and seclusion. There is a large expanse of lawn and parking for numerous vehicles in front of the house. There is also garage parking, a workshop and a lodge house on the northern boundary. For those who enjoy gardening there is an 18ft x 8ft green house and raised beds.
Set apart from the house and tucked away behind mature shrubbery is a range of stone-built outbuildings comprising of a secure tack room and 4 stables (with lapsed planning for a 3 bed cottage), hay store, a large garage and workshop. The equestrian nature of Bonjedward House also offers about 4 acres of grazing with a water supply and a field shelter along with a 50m x 30m all-weather outdoor arena in the most stunning of settings.
Ground Floor - Reception Vestibule, Hallway, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Family Sitting Room, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, Home Office, Study, WC.
First Floor - Master Bedroom (En-Suite Shower Room), 4 Further Double Bedrooms, Dressing Room, Family Bathroom, Utility Room.
Second Floor - Two Double Bedrooms, 3rd Bedroom / Sitting Room, Family Bathroom.
Lower Ground Floor / Garden Level
1 Bedroom Self-Contained Apartment, Games Room, Boot Room, Utility Room, Wine Cellar, Boiler Room, Storage Room.
Garden Grounds &Outbuildings - Grounds of about 11.47 acres / 4.64 Hectares in total.
4 Stables, 1 Tack Room, Hay Store, 2 x Garage, Workshop, 50 x 30 Meter Outdoor Arena, Field Shelter, Tree House, 18ft x 8ft Greenhouse, Raised Beds, Lodge House.
Tweedbank Train Station 14 Miles, Melrose 13 Miles, Kelso 10 Miles, Peebles 35 Miles, Edinburgh Airport 54 Miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train Station 32 Miles. (all distances are approximate).
Bonjedward House lies about 2 miles north of The Royal Burgh of Jedburgh, one of the oldest and most established of the Border towns. Home to many attractions such as "Mary Queen of Scots' House", the 12th century Jedburgh Abbey and the Jedburgh Jail and Museum. They are all situated in the heart of this picturesque, historic town attracting many visitors throughout the year. The town has excellent local amenities and professional services, there is a fantastic local butcher and a variety of independent shops that would love your support. Jedburgh has schooling for all ages, otherwise private schools like St Mary's School and Longridge Towers can be found nearby. There are a number of sporting clubs including a formidable Jed-Forest rugby team, a well-supported golf club, running and cycling clubs, and a local swimming pool. At nearby Mounthooly there is the award winning Caddy Man restaurant, a golf driving range and a country store.
Further amenities can be found in the historic market town of Kelso which lies 10 miles northeast of Bonjedward House. Kelso houses a number of the major supermarket chains, has some superb local shopping, several public houses and renowned eatery Scott's of Kelso and a number of historical attractions such as Kelso Abbey and Floors Castle. Kelso also offers the world-famous Kelso Racecourse and 2 fantastic golf courses, Kelso Golf Club and the championship course at the Schloss Hotel along with their brand new country club with a swim in and out pool.
Out with Jedburgh the region boasts some of the most impressive countryside in Scotland and there are a wide range of country pursuits available including fishing, shooting, golf and hill walking all nearby. The Borders offer excellent riding facilities, local point to points, hunting with the Jed Forest, Buccleuch and Border Hunts and the well-attended annual Common Riding. The nearby towns of Melrose, Kelso and Galashiels offers further shopping facilities and historical interests along with superb annual events such as the Borders Book Festival. It is also home to the region's Border General Hospital (BGH) which is highly regarded. Tweedbank Railway Station which is situated between Galashiels and Melrose provides a regular train service to Edinburgh, with proposals underway to extend through Hawick to Carlisle, whilst the A7 which runs through Hawick connects Carlisle to Edinburgh.
Bonjedward House 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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