- Stunning Views
- Open Plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen
- En-suite Facilities
- Strong School Catchment
- Underfloor Heating
- Double Glazing
The Long Barn is a charming but spacious two-bedroom steading conversion which benefits from the most fabulous Southerly views. Sitting in an elevated position, the house sits in a strong school catchment with excellent transport links, and provides the most lovely home, a short distance from the heart of the Borders town of Earlston.
Internally, the property is flooded by natural light and comprises a full-length dining kitchen with sunken sitting room with an abundance of windows and large sliding doors showing off the superb views. There are also two bedrooms, both of which have ensuite facilities, with the principal bedroom benefitting from a walk-in wardrobe, as well as a majestic balcony and there is a further shower room on the ground floor with a utility room off the kitchen. There is also good storage throughout and a welcoming entrance hall and galleried landing.
Externally, there is a private parking area to the front and the most useful carport with secure built-in storage shed which is a particular feature. There is also extensive lawn to the front and side and a patio outside the sitting room from where to enjoy the views.
Only seven miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, Edinburgh is also easily accessible via the A68, along with most Borders towns plus the Borders General Hospital which is readily available from this central location.
Edinburgh 34 miles. Melrose 6 miles. Tweedbank 7 miles. Lauder 8 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C75
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD4 6AF
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and Lauder. Enter Earlston and take the first left onto Huntshaw Road. Proceed up the hill and go straight on which will take you on to a private road all the way up to Huntshaw. As you approach the buildings, keep going and follow the road round to the back. Take the first right which is a little opening between two buildings, and that will take you into the parking area for The Longbarn.
Coming from the South take the A68 North and on reaching Earlston continue through the town and take the right turn onto Huntshaw and follow the above directions.
The Longbarn sits in an elevated position above the popular Borders town of Earlston which has a wide range of amenities which include a Co-op supermarket, a selection of shops, pubs, hotels and a petrol station. Melrose, six miles from Earlston, also provides a larger selection of shops, hotels and eateries plus access to the Borders General Hospital.
For a wider selection of amenities, Galashiels is a further ten miles from Earlston and has a Tesco, an ASDA, a Marks & Spencer, many other High Street brands and a cinema.
Excellent primary and secondary schooling is available in Earlston, with the high school, continually ranking highly throughout Scottish state schools. There is also private schooling at St. Mary’s Prep School for ages 3-13 in Melrose.
Local tourist attractions can be found across the region including Scotts View, Melrose Abbey, Abbotsford House, Mellerstain House and a selection of gardens across the area. For the outdoor enthusiast there is fishing on the River Tweed, horse-riding, walking, golf, shooting, and mountain biking making it a highly desirable area with numerous activities.
The Long Barn is well placed for commuting to Edinburgh and most Border towns with direct access to the A68, which runs to Edinburgh in the North and Newcastle in the South. The Borders Railway running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh lies approximately seven miles from Earlston, with a further station in Galashiels at the Transport Interchange.
Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 40 miles and 66 miles away respectively.