- Semi-Rural Location
- Flexible Open Plan Living
- Five Bedrooms & Four Bathrooms
- Large Garden
- Integral Garage & Plentiful Parking
- Charming Views
- Strong School Catchment
- Close to Borders Railway & A68 to Edinburgh
- Air Source Heat Pump
- Double Glazing
**CLOSING DATE SET FOR FRIDAY 8th APRIL at 12NOON**
The Mill House is an immaculately presented and spacious five-bedroom semi-detached conversion situated in an elevated position above the popular Borders town of Earlston. Located in a strong school catchment with excellent transport links via the A68 or the Borders Railway at Tweedbank, it provides flexible family living throughout.
Architecturally designed, with some charming features, which include exposed stone walls, full height and picture windows, this beautifully maintained property has ample reception space creating a fabulous family home with amenities a short distance away.
Internally, the property lies across two levels and comprises five double bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a family bathroom, a shower room, an open plan sitting room with dining room, a dining kitchen, a utility room and a wet room. The principal bedroom also benefits from a balcony and dressing area providing an excellent bedroom suite. With bedroom and bathroom facilities on the ground floor, the property also benefits from double glazing and an air source heating system plus feature stove in the main reception area.
Externally, there is an abundance of space with a spacious driveway to the rear with plentiful parking, as well as an integral garage and further parking space to the side, ideal for a caravan or camper van. To the front and side is the most charming garden with l-shaped patio area with stone bench, which is a particular feature with fabulous views over rolling countryside and out to the Eildon Hills. There is a large lawn to the front which is a great space with access from the house and is planted with fruit trees and hedging. A real focal point of this property, the garden really does provide the most wonderful space for informal entertaining.
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 lies on the outskirts of Melrose.
Edinburgh 34 miles. Melrose 6 miles. Tweedbank 7 miles. Lauder 8 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
Council Tax Band: G
The Mill House is situated in an elevated position above the popular Borders town of Earlston which has a wide range of amenities which include a Co-op supermarket with petrol station, a selection of shops, pubs, and a hotel. 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 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 property 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.
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and Lauder. Enter Earlston and take the third turning on the left signposted Duns. Proceed through the town along the High Street (A6105) and turn left onto Church Brae. Proceed past the houses on your left and continue up the hill for approximately five hundred yards. As you reach the end of the road you will come to the property on your right - turn right and right again into the driveway of The Mill House.
Coming from the South take the A68 North and on reaching Earlston turn first right onto the High Street (A6105) and follow the above directions.