This week we take a look at a number of exceptional country homes for sale in Scotland.

Living in the country is a popular lifestyle choice. Many seek the quiet and tranquility of country life over the hustle and bustle of city living. Whether you’re moving to the country from your urban surroundings or simply long for a change, it should come as no surprise that there are numerous opportunities on the property market to find your perfect country home. We’d like to take this opportunity to share with you our fantastic selection of country homes.

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Handsome Detached House in Dunbar
First on our list is this wonderful 6 bedroom detached family home in Dunbar. Complete with 3 bathrooms, the handsome stone built villa is set within approximately 21 acres of castle ruins. In addition, the property also offers the opportunity of acquiring a Barony title.

Price: Offers over £725,000

Historical Estate in Haddington
Now this beautiful and historic property may just be the ultimate country home. Titled “Nunraw Tower”, the property incorporates a 16th Century Tower House along with extensive farmlands and policies. With a staggering 24 bedrooms, Chapel, as well as outbuildings – this overwhelming property demonstrates the many advantages of country life.

Price: Offers over £2,000,000

Impressive Period Apartment in Melrose
This impressive 4 bedroom period double upper apartment is located in a tranquil elevated position on a tree lined avenue. The classic family home is set in the heart of the popular Scottish Borders town of Melrose. This charming country location offers a number of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarkets, restaurants and more. In addition to this, you’ll find the vibrant market town of Galashiels located simply four miles to the west, offering further shopping facilities.

Price: Offers over £249,000

Spacious Detached Home in Melrose

Based in a stunning location that offers the perfect countryside views, this spacious 4 bedroom detached house provides far more than one would expect at this price. With a beautiful lawned garden complete with decking and outbuildings, you can easily enjoy the gorgeous views and tranquil of Scotland’s countryside. As well as this, with the new Borders Railway to be complete in 2015, you’ll be able to enjoy a direct service to Edinburgh from nearby Tweedbank in approximately under an hour.

Guide price: £274,000

Exquisite Double Upper Apartment in Melrose

This exquisite 3 bedroom Georgian apartment comes with its own private ground floor entrance, as well as a stunning private walled garden with spectacular views of the Eildons and the surrounding countryside. Titled “Upper Elmwood” the extraordinary property retains many of its original features from large sash windows with original shutters, charming tiled flooring and of course, high ceilings. Located in the Border’s most highly sought after town, the ample property spreads over 2 floors and comprises of a large landing, 2 double bedrooms and more.

Guide price: £260,000

Charming Detached Home in Kelso

This charming 4 bedroom period farmhouse is set within a tranquil yet highly accessible country setting. Comprising of delightful spacious greenery, large stone outbuildings as well as 3 separate holiday cottages, it’s easy to see how this property is a worthwhile investment.

Price: Offers over £845,000

Traditional Detached Country House in Fintry

This wonderful 6 bedroom detached country house boasts traditional rural features as it sits in approximately 4 acres of extensive grounds alongside equestrian features such as stables, paddocks, and of course breathtaking countryside views. With such features and more, this property no doubt provides the perfect country lifestyle.

Price: Offers over £625,000

Incredible Modern Home in Tarbert

When you think of countryside living, you don’t often picture a beautiful contemporary home such as this. Rockfield house is an ample and modern 5 bedroom detached house with extraordinary panoramic, waterfront views across Kilbrannan Sound to Arran and from Ayrshire to South Kintyre. Set in such a remarkable location, this property is definitely one of a kind.

Price: Offers over £650,000

Delightful Detached House in Lanarkshire

A delightful 4 bedroom detached family house comes with approximately 2 acres of surrounding south facing grounds that includes a large paddock, private garden and more. Located on the outskirts of the village, this modern property offers incredible and scenic far reaching views of the Tinto countryside.

Price: Offers over £375,000

Ample Detached Home in Dollar

With a wonderfully modern interior, this ample 4 bedroom detached family home in Dollar provides an excellent rural opportunity. With a master bedroom along with 3 further double bedrooms as well as a garden designed to spread over two levels, this magnificent property offers generous living space with both the interior and exterior.

Price: Offers within the region of £300,000