- Immaculate condition
- 4/5 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Enclosed garden
- Integral double garage
- Double glazing
- Oil fired central heating
8 St. Cuthbert’s View is an immaculately presented four/five-bedroom bungalow situated in the charming village of Oxton. Only four and a half miles North of the historic Borders town of Lauder, it is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh.
Lying across one level, the spacious and flexible property sits within a strong primary and secondary school catchment area and comprises four main bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining room/bedroom five, a breakfasting kitchen, a reception/dining hall, a utility room and a separate wc.
Externally, the property benefits from driveway parking to the front of the integral double garage plus a fully enclosed garden to the rear which is predominantly laid to lawn, with a vegetable garden to the side and a raised terrace for barbecues and al fresco entertaining which is a particular feature.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, as are most Border towns and the North of England. The Borders Railway, runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a stop at Stow which is approximately ten miles away, allowing you to get to most parts of Scotland by train from Edinburgh.
Edinburgh 23 miles. Earlston 12 miles. Lauder 4.5 miles. Melrose 16 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : D55
Council tax band : F
8 St. Cuthberts Drive is situated in the charming village of Oxton, which is only four and a half miles North of the historic 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 village of Oxton has a primary school, a small shop, a bird sanctuary with pottery, and a village hall; whilst 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 couple of well known of hotels.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels fifteen miles to the South West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer.
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 Channelkirk primary school, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital lies just outside the town of Melrose which is only sixteen miles away, with Oxton sitting in an easily accessible area with Edinburgh, only twenty-three miles away, and in easy reach via the A68, which also provides links to the north of England. The new Borders railway, runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately ten miles away, allowing you to get to most parts of Scotland by train from Edinburgh.
Edinburgh International airport which lies on the Western fringes of Edinburgh is approximately thirty miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD2 6RN
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, and proceeding over Soutra. Before you approach the roundabout at Carfraemill, you will take a right turn into the village of Oxton, which can be seen from the A68 travelling South.
Proceed on this road and all the way through the village and the entrance to St. Cuthbert’s View is on the left-hand side, past the village shop.
Proceed into the development and turn left, and bear left around the road and you will come to Number 8, which sits in the top left corner.
From the South, follow the A68 through Lauder, and over the roundabout at Carfraemill. Go over the roundabout and take the next left turning for Oxton, following the aforementioned directions.