- Charming Rural Views from Balcony
- Courtyard Garden
- Private Parking
- Close to Amenities
- Strong School Catchment
- Borders Railway 8 Miles
The Stables is an immaculately presented two-bedroom end-terrace farm steading conversion with fabulous views over open countryside and back towards the Eildon Hills. Approximately one and a half miles from the Borders village of St. Boswells, the property is only eight miles from the Borders Railway which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh.
Of particular note is the small courtyard garden, and the large balcony accessed from the sitting room which is a fabulous space for informal entertaining, and enjoying the views.
Lying across two levels the accommodation has been very well maintained and comprises two bedrooms, and ensuite shower room, a bathroom, a sitting room with balcony, a dining area off the first floor landing, and a dining kitchen. With good storage throughout the property also has double glazing and gas central heating. The courtyard style garden, which wraps around the gable end of the property can also be accessed off bedroom two. The property also benefits from ample private parking which is an added bonus.
Sitting in a strong school catchment the property would make an ideal primary or secondary home, with most Border towns being readily accessible from St. Boswells, via the A68 which links Edinburgh in the North and Newcastle in the South. The aforementioned Borders Railway lies approximately eight miles away and adds to the accessibility of the St. Boswells area.
St. Boswells 1.5 miles. Edinburgh 40 miles. Melrose 6 miles. Tweedbank 8.0 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : D62
Council Tax Band : C
The Stables is located in a semi-rural position around one and a half miles from the desirable village of St Boswells, which benefits from the famous Buccleuch Arms Hotel with Blue Coo Bistrot, a small supermarket, an award-winning bookshop, a garage, local cricket, tennis, golf and rugby clubs and a variety of small shops.
There is also a highly regarded primary school and the property is also within the Earlston High School catchment.
Nearby Melrose offers a wider range of amenities as well as the well respected St Mary’s Preparatory School. The area is one of great scenic beauty with the River Tweed snaking its way through the Borders countryside with its pretty towns and villages.
Fishing, golf, shooting, horse riding and walking are all readily available. Kelso (12 miles away) is a thriving market town with a larger array of amenities including a racecourse, the historic Floors Castle, home of the Duke of Roxburghe, and a championship golf course.
Alternatively, Galashiels has a large selection of High Street names such as Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer, with Kelso now benefitting from a Sainsburys supermarket.
St. Boswells sits off the A68 which is the main route between Edinburgh to the North and Newcastle to the South, with International airports located in these cities. Berwick-upon-Tweed, reachable in under one hour has a mainline railway serving the East Coast, and a fast train to London taking around four hours. The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, lies approximately eight miles away and adds to the accessibility of the St. Boswells area.
Coming from the North, follow the A68 to St. Boswells, passing the Buccleuch Arms Hotel on your right. Then take the second turning on the right, signposted Charlesfield/Lilliesleaf. Drive along this road and take the second turning to the left (approximately one mile), you will then pass Pirn House Interiors and go straight ahead. You will reach a T-junction with Charlesfield Steading immediately in front of you. Parking for The Stables is immediately ahead of you, underneath the balcony, with a path to the left leading through two gates and round the gable end to the front door.
Coming from the South, follow the A68 to St. Boswells. Before reaching St. Boswells, take the left turn signposted Charlesfield/Lilliesleaf and follow the above directions.