- Lovely rural location
- Fabulous views
- Spacious accommodation
- Conservatory & sunroom
- AGA & Wood burning stove
- Paddock / vegetable garden
Greenhouse Cottage is the most attractive and immaculately presented three-bedroom detached house situated two miles from popular village of Lilliesleaf, which lies in the heart of the Central Borders.
With fabulous views over the surrounding countryside, the property sits in a charming setting complete with a small paddock, of approximately quarter of an acre currently laid out as a sizeable vegetable and fruit garden.
Internally, the property comprises three main bedrooms, two shower rooms, a sitting room with feature wood burner, a dining room, a breakfasting kitchen, a conservatory, a large sun porch/studio, and a utility room. With recently upgraded kitchen and shower rooms, there is excellent storage throughout and an abundance of reception space offering a flexible and versatile family home, which includes the large sun porch to the rear.
Externally, the property has private driveway parking with timber gates and a large detached double garage with extensive workshop area. There is a generous garden surrounding the property, with areas to sit out and enjoy the outside space. Across the road is a paddock, currently a large vegetable and fruit garden, which is a real added bonus.
You are simply spoilt for choice given that Greenhouse Cottage sits in such an accessible area with most Border towns readily available from this central location, via the A68 or A7, as well as Borders Railway station at Tweedbank which runs to Edinburgh, and lies around ten miles away.
Melrose 8.5 miles St. Boswells 7 miles Denholm 4.5 miles Edinburgh 45.5 miles Tweedbank 10 miles Lilliesleaf 2 miles
(all distances are approximate)
EPC - E47
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9EP
From the A68, turn off at St. Boswells on the A699 signposted Selkirk. After approximately three miles turn left onto the B6359 signposted Lilliesleaf.
Proceed on this road for about three miles and bear left over the bridge which runs over the Alewater, again signposted Lilliesleaf. After half a mile turn left onto the B6400 and follow the road for about a quarter of a mile.
Turn right at the next turning signposted Minto and Denholm. Follow this road passing Netherraw on your right-hand side. Continue forward for around four hundred yards and you will come to Greenhouse Cottage on your left-hand side.
Greenhouse Cottage is located in a semi-rural location approximately two miles from the popular village of Lilliesleaf, which benefits from a primary school, a village hall, a newly opened gastropub, a further pub as well as a gallery/coffee shop, and lies above the Ale Water, in the heart of the Central Borders. Denholm, an attractive village with additional local amenities is a further four and a half miles away to the South. If you are looking for larger towns, Melrose and St. Boswells, are between seven and eight and a half miles away respectively, and are regarded by many as the most picturesque of the Borders towns. Melrose in particular provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarkets, restaurants and a selection of hotels, whilst St. Boswells provides the same on a slightly smaller scale. The historic town of Hawick seven and a half miles to the south also offers a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, and links up with the A7 to Carlisle.
Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Abbotsford House, Harmony House and Priorwood Gardens, with the sandy beaches of the Berwickshire coast only an hour away, and Edinburgh readily accessible via the A68.
There are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including excellent horse riding, fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, golf and a selection of walks. Local schooling is provided by the excellent Lilliesleaf Primary, with secondary schooling at Selkirk High School with the highly regarded St Marys Preparatory School in Melrose.
It should be noted that the Borders Railway running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, lies approximately ten miles away, and road links that include the A68 or A7, provide links to Edinburgh or the North of England as well as to Edinburgh and Newcastle airports – both of which are international, and offer an excellent choice of destinations