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Sunnyside Cottage, Midlem, Selkirk, TD7 - View on map
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UNDER OFFER Sunnyside Cottage presents a rare opportunity to purchase a charming, detached, three-bedroom cottage, requiring some modernisation. Situated in the highly sought-after village of Midlem, the property is set over two floors, benefitting from large garden grounds and a detached workshop with delightful views over the rolling Border countryside and Midlem green. Accommodation comprises Ground Floor - Kitchen/dining area, utility room, family sitting room, principal bedroom, family bathroom. First Floor - Two further double bedrooms. Outside - Sunroom/workshop, garden grounds, driveway parking. Distances - Galashiels 8 miles, Tweedbank Railway Station 8 miles, Melrose 6 miles, Selkirk 5 miles. (All distances are approximate). Situation Sunnyside Cottage is situated in the popular village of Midlem enjoying a central position overlooking the pretty village green. Midlem is a picturesque conservation village situated above the Ale Valley. The layout of the village and the surrounding landscape follow the medieval ''rig' layout, and date back to the 12th century. The village enjoys extensive views to the Eildon Hills, the Cheviot Hills, Carter Bar and Ruberslaw. The nearest town to Midlem is the Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk, just 5 miles away. Selkirk boasts excellent leisure facilities, including a golf course, swimming pool and tennis courts, as well as cricket, football and rugby grounds. There is a good range of independent coffee shops, butchers, bakers, a small supermarket and a monthly farmers market. The thriving border Town of Galashiels offers a wider range of amenities just 8 miles away. Selkirk also offers excellent schooling, with three primary schools and secondary schooling at Selkirk High. The well-known St Mary's Preparatory School is situated in the nearby town of Melrose, which was recently voted the best place to live in Scotland. For the sporting enthusiast there are wide variety of outdoor pursuits on your doorstep including fishing on the River Tweed and Ettrick, golf, hill walking, horse riding, mountain biking in Tweed Valley and a selection of field sports. Midlem is easily accessible and can be reached by both the A68 and the A7, providing links to Edinburgh and the north of England. The Borders Railway (just 8 miles away) provides a frequent service to and from Edinburgh, making this an ideal property for the commuter. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is just seven miles away.

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