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Yetholmlaw House, Town Yetholm, Kelso, Borders, TD5 8SH

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Yetholmlaw House is a remarkable 4 reception, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom modern architecturally designed house set in a secluded and private setting near Kelso offering an incredible lifestyle opportunity with an all weather tennis court, extensive games room, wildlife pond, amenity wood and a 1.9 acres paddock.

Property Description
Yetholmlaw House is a modern architect designed country house set just outside the popular Borders village of Town Yetholm, near Kelso. The house sits in a secluded, private setting and has stunning views overlooking open farmland and the Cheviot hills. The property is south facing and benefits from all day sunshine. Building of this remarkable property was completed in 2006 by the current owners and it is an exceptional spacious family home extending to around 5823 Sq ft / 541` Sq m.
Within a short walk of the village, Yetholmlaw House is accessed up a shared private drive to a large parking area in front of the property. A welcoming double height reception hall area sets the tone at Yetholmlaw House. The polished slate floor tiles, the stunning oak staircase which leads to the gallery landing above and the amount of light this space offers is a rarity in any house. Off the reception hall is a sunken family sitting room / home office and a formal drawing room which features an open sandstone fireplace, a vaulted ceiling and gives access to the two patio terraces either side of this room. There is also a W.C. off the hall area. The large open plan kitchen is the hub of the home. The country style kitchen offers plentiful wall and base units centred around a large granite breakfasting island. The kitchen offers space for all modern day appliances and includes a four door AGA. Within the kitchen area there is plenty of room for a large dining table and an informal TV / seating area. There are also French doors out to one of the many patio terraces. Beyond the kitchen a set of stairs leads down to the boot room, an ideal space for muddy dogs. This area also offers access to the large utility room and the extensive games room. The games room is a significant space which is currently set up as a snooker / ping pong / gym and kids TV room. Off the TV area is a shower room with WC. This space could easily be sub-divided into a granny annex subject to requirements.
Yetholmlaw House has two staircases which lead to the bedroom accommodation on the first floor - the main oak stair off the reception hallway and a rear stair off the games room. The main staircase leads to a stunning gallery landing which in turn provides access to a south facing roof terrace which overlooks the main formal garden and tennis court. There are two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and supported by a family bathroom at the front of the house and a further two double bedrooms are the rear at the house. These two bedrooms are supported by a second family bathroom. The principal bedroom sits in the middle. It is a generous room which offers its own en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes.
The whole house benefits from CAT 5 cabling and an in-house music system with ceiling mounted speakers. There are plenty of storage areas on both the ground and first floor.

Outbuildings and Grounds
Yetholmlaw House is set in beautiful gardens and grounds of about 2.2 acres. The grounds surround the property on all sides and provide an attractive and mature setting for the house. To the south are formal gardens which are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature beds, fruit trees and shrubs. There is a large raised rockery area which provides shelter from the prevailing winds and has a seating area which benefits from the evening sunshine. On the rear of this rockery area are 16 ground mounted solar panels. The grounds also provide four raised fruit and vegetable beds and an all weather tennis court. There is a double garage attached to the house. To the rear of Yetholmlaw House is a lawn that runs down to a wildlife pond which is surrounded by a belt of amenity woodland to the west and a managed woodland area to the east of about 1.1 acres.

The Paddock
To the north of the house there is a paddock extending to about 1.9 acres. The paddock has access via the garden grounds and also off the drive. The paddock offers water and power.

Accommodation Comprises
Ground Floor - Reception Hallway, Drawing Room, Family Sitting Room / Home Office, Kitchen / Dining Room / TV Room, Games Room, Shower Room with W.C., Boot Room, Utility Room, W.C.
1st Floor - Gallery Landing, Principal Bedroom (En-Suite Bathroom), 4 Further Double Bedrooms, 2 Family Bathrooms, Roof Terrace.
Outside - Garden Grounds of about 2.2 Acres, All Weather Tennis Court, Double Garage, Amenity Woodland of about 1.1 Acres, Paddock of about 1.9 Acres. In Total 5.20 Acres / 2.11 Ha.

Kelso 8 Miles, Coldstream 10 Miles, Melrose 22 miles, St Boswells 17 miles, Tweedbank Train Station 23 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train Station 21 Miles, Edinburgh By-Pass 48 Miles, Newcastle 63 Miles. (All distances are approximate).

Area Insights
Yetholmlaw House is positioned on the edge of the peaceful quaint village of Town Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. The village, which lies just off the St Cuthbert’s Way, offers an excellent range of local amenities which include a village pub, a primary school, a village store with post office, a butcher and a garage / petrol station. Town Yetholm is known for its community spirit and has a fantastic array of societies and group activities and has a well-used public hall staging events throughout the year. Just a short walk over the river is the neighbouring village of Kirk Yetholm which being situated at the end of the Pennine Way is a haven for keen walkers. Kirk Yetholm also has a lovely village pub with thatched roof and a traditional village green together with a church which serves both villages.
Nearby Kelso is considered one of the most picturesque market towns in Scotland with cobbled streets and historical attractions such as Kelso Abbey and Floors Castle on the doorstep. Further afield the beautiful country homes of Bowhill, Paxton, Manderston, Mellerstain and Abbotsford are also easily accessible. In Kelso there are large supermarkets together with an excellent choice of local shopping with many independent retailers, a vibrant café culture, popular bars and restaurants. Kelso is home to family friendly Kelso racecourse and leisure facilities which include a swimming pool, fitness centre, a lively curling club and two fantastic golf courses including Kelso Golf Club and the championship course at the Schloss Roxburghe Hotel. The area around Yetholm and Kelso is also recognised internationally for the quality of its country pursuits. Kelso has a bustling events scene including the renowned Border Union Agricultural Show, The Borders Art Fair, and numerous concerts/theatre productions at Floors Castle. There are excellent options for schooling nearby including the reputable Kelso High School, and private schooling is available at St Mary’s School in Melrose or Longridge Towers in Berwick-Upon-Tweed.
The picturesque town of Coldstream is also close. Coldstream is full of Scottish charm and is home to the Coldstream Guards, one of the oldest regiments in the British Army. Coldstream also offers a thriving art scene, local attractions such as the Hirsel Estate with its farm shop and café, the Coldstream Museum, and the well regarded Hirsel Golf Club.
Town Yetholm is a quiet and peaceful village but offers excellent road links to Edinburgh and Newcastle, both being just over an hours drive. Both cities have international airports. Berwick upon Tweed is only a forty-minute drive away and offers a mainline train station with regular services up and down the country. London is only a three and a half hour journey. Tweedbank railway station which provides a regular train link to Edinburgh is only a 30 minute drive.

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