- Additional Land Available by Separate Negotiation
- Large Family Home
- Fabulous Views
- Private Parking & Garage
- Generous Garden
- Strong School Catchment
**UNDER HOME REPORT VALUATION**
Wellrig Farmhouse is a spacious and flexible five-bedroom detached bungalow situated in the heart of the Central Scottish Borders, only two miles from the popular Borders village of St. Boswells.
Occupying a plot of around 0.38 acres the property benefits from fabulous rural views, with further land available to rent or buy, by separate negotiation.
A peaceful and semi-rural location the property offers excellent potential whilst lying within a strong school catchment with an array of amenities only a short drive away. There are also excellent transport links, with the A68 readily available and the Borders Railway at Tweedbank around eight and a half miles away.
Lying across one level the accommodation comprises five bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining room, a large dining kitchen, a study, a utility room, and a pantry.
There is generous storage throughout with cupboards and wardrobes in all of the bedrooms, plus double glazing, and a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Externally, the generous garden is a particular feature with extensive lawn to three sides, and an attractive patio from where to enjoy the views and for more informal entertaining. There is plentiful driveway parking plus a detached garage providing additional storage or workshop space.
Most Border towns are readily accessible from St. Boswells via the A68, as is Berwick-upon-Tweed which has a mainline railway connection to Edinburgh, Newcastle and London.
Kelso 10 miles. Edinburgh 40.5 miles. St. Boswells 2 miles. Melrose 7 miles. Tweedbank 8.5 miles. Jedburgh 7.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : E52
Council Tax Band : F
Wellrig Farmhouse is situated approximately two 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 at St. Boswells 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 (10 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, has recently opened and lies approximately eight and a half miles away and adds to the accessibility of the St. Boswells area.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is TD6 9ET
Coming from the North follow the A68 to St. Boswells. Proceed through the village and after two miles take a right turn, off the A68, signposted Longnewton. Continue on this road for around half a mile and you will come to Wellrig Farmhouse on your right-hand side. Turn right and right again into the driveway.
Coming from the South, follow the A68, through Jedburgh and proceed North. Approximately two miles before St. Boswells turn left, signposted Longnewton and follow the above directions.