- Spacious Bungalow
- Large Plot
- Double Garage
- Plentiful Parking
- Charming Garden
- Strong Primary & Secondary School Catchment
- Oil Fired Central Heating
- Double Glazing
Thimbleha’ is a deceptively spacious and well presented three-bedroom bungalow situated in an attractive semi-rural location at Pyatshaw, approximately four miles from the popular Borders town of Lauder.
Lying within the grounds of an old school, complete with attractive stone walls and original iron railings, it provides plentiful parking along with an integral double garage.
Situated in an excellent school catchment for Lauder Primary School and Earlston High School the area has strong transport links to most Border towns and is very commutable to Edinburgh via the A68. There is also a train station at Stow, that runs to Edinburgh, which is approximately nine and a half miles away.
Internally, the property lies across one level and comprises three bedrooms, a family bathroom, a family shower room, a sitting room with sun room off, a dining kitchen, a study, and a utility room.
With good storage throughout, the property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing and provides a warm and comfortable home with nice views over the garden.
Externally, the property sits in a large plot and has the most lovely garden to the rear with lawn and well stocked flower beds and an array of mature shrubs and trees offering the most charming place to sit out and enjoy the sun. There is extensive driveway parking to the front for a number of cars, as well as the integral double garage. There is also a lean-to store with small stone outbuilding, the remnants of the old school outbuildings no doubt, and a greenhouse to the side.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns, with the Borders Railway running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a stop at Stow which is approximately nine and a half miles away, with the journey from Stow to Edinburgh Waverley being around forty-five minutes.
Lauder 4 miles. Edinburgh 31 miles. Earlston 10 miles. Melrose 16 miles.
(All mileage is approximate)
Council Tax: F
Thimbleha’ is set in a peaceful, semi-rural location approximately four miles from the ancient Borders town of Lauder, which is situated half-way between the Lammermuir Hills and the River Tweed, and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside. The town of Lauder provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarket, coffee shop/art gallery, and a well-known hotel. The thriving old mill town of Galashiels sixteen miles to the South West of Lauder offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer. The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town of Melrose which is sixteen miles away.
Local tourist attractions include Thirlestane Castle on the southern side of Lauder, nearby Mellerstain House, and Abbotsford House on the outskirts of Melrose. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and a selection of walks that cross through the Scottish Borders.
Local schools include the Lauder primary school, and the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school in Melrose, and the much sought after Earlston High School. Thimbleha’ sits in an easily accessible area with Edinburgh in easy reach via the A68, which also provides links to the north of England, as well as other Borders towns. The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately nine and a half miles away. Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 38 miles and 79 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD2 6SH
Travelling from Edinburgh take the A68 South, signposted Jedburgh/Newcastle. Proceed through Pathhead and over Soutra. On passing the village of Oxton you will come to a roundabout at the Carfraemill Hotel. Turn left on to the A697 signposted Kelso, and continue for approximately seven miles. You will reach a picnic site on the left-hand side, turn immediately left here and keep left passing under the archway. Follow the road round the double bend and as you turn a sharp left you will come to Thimbleha’ on your right-hand side.
Coming from the South take the A68 to Lauder and turn first right onto the B6362 signposted Thirlestane Castle. Travel on this road for around one and a half miles, and you will meet the A697 signposted Kelso. Turn right here and follow the above directions.