- Large mature garden
- Detached double garage
- Planning permission
- Double glazing
- LPG fired central heating
The Court House is the most charming and beautifully presented four-bedroom detached family home located on The Woll Estate which occupies an elevated position above the village of Ashkirk. Almost equi-distant from the towns of Selkirk and Hawick, the property sits in just over three quarters of an acre and benefits from lovely views.
The large garden is a particular feature of this desirable property which includes an extensive lawn and specimen trees as well as planning permission to build a detached property within the boundary. Sitting only a short distance from the A7 road link which provides excellent access across the region, the new Borders Railway at Tweedbank, lies approximately eleven and a half miles away.
Internally, the spacious accommodation comprises four bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, two shower rooms, sitting room, a dining room, a family room, a dining kitchen, a conservatory, a study, a utility room, and a downstairs cloakroom/wc. With large reception hall, and galleried first floor landing, there is generous storage throughout and the second bedroom could be easily re-instated back to two bedrooms if you wish.
Externally, there is private driveway, with attractive gated entry, and parking for several cars and a detached double garage with steps leading to excellent attic storage. A separate detached hobby house provides a welcome workshop or home office with power and lighting. The fabulous garden with rolling lawn, beech hedging, specimen Sequoia trees, and a patio area provides an excellent space for al fresco dining and barbecues.
With the A7 readily available linking Selkirk and Hawick, as well as the North of England and Edinburgh most Borders towns are easily accessible from this central location, with the aforementioned Borders Railway a welcome bonus to the region.
Edinburgh 51.5 miles. Tweedbank 11.5 miles. Selkirk 5.5 miles Hawick 6.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD7 4NY
From Selkirk take the A7 South towards Hawick. On reaching the turn-off for Ashkirk (on the right) turn right into the village and right again at the Smiddy Pub. Proceed up the hill for approximately half a mile, and you will come to the gates to Woll Estate. Continue through the gates and take the first turning on the left (Andrews Park) and follow the road down to the end. The Court House is the last house on the left hand side.
From Hawick take the A7 North for Selkirk. On reaching the turn-off for Ashkirk (on the left) and follow the above directions.
The Court House is situated in an attractive setting on the Woll Estate only five and a half miles from Selkirk and six and a half miles from Hawick. Both Selkirk and Hawick offer an excellent range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, supermarkets, restaurants and a selection of hotels, whilst Ashkirk has a busy pub and thriving community with The Woll Golf Course and Clubhouse a short distance away.
Selkirk, the closest town, is situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. With a range of independent shops, hotels and pubs plus two small supermarkets, there is a popular delicatessen, and numerous places to eat. Local tourist attractions in the area include Bowhill House and Country Park, Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Philiphaugh Visitor Centre and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose.
Local sports teams include Selkirk Rugby Football Club and Selkirk Cricket Club and there is also a swimming pool, and a nine-hole golf course in the town. Local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Ettrick and River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf at The Woll or Selkirk Golf Clubs, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks in Selkirk and the surrounding countryside.
The primary school catchment is Lilliesleaf and secondary schooling is Selkirk, and the Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is around thirteen miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Ashkirk sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 via Selkirk and Hawick that provide the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in Galashiels and the terminus in Tweedbank both of which are approximately eleven and a half miles away.
There is also a bus service, which stops on the A7, which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels with links to Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh in the North and the other Border towns.
Newcastle International Airport, approximately 61 miles away, offers an excellent choice of destinations, as does Edinburgh International Airport which is approximately 51 miles away.