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Brighouse, Pyatshaw, Lauder, TD2 - View on map
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PRICE REDUCTION. NOW ON THE MARKET FOR £60,000 LESS THAN THE HOME REPORT VALUATION. An exciting proposition, Brighouse presents a rare opportunity to acquire an impressive, detached 5/6-bedroom family home with both development and income potential. The property is set in a plot of approximately 3.62 acres, which includes two stock proof paddocks, and enjoys a rural position with scenic views, whilst being within a commutable distance of Edinburgh, accessed by either the A68 or the Borders Railway at Stow. Accommodation Comprises Ground Floor Entrance vestibule, hallway, dining room, living room, office, conservatory, dining kitchen, WC, utility room, shower room, bedroom 6/reception room, games/cinema room. First Floor Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms, family bathroom. There is an additional double bedroom with a balcony above the games/cinema room which is accessed via a spiral staircase. Outside Triple garage with studio above, driveway parking, two paddocks, stable with 3 loose boxes, field shelter, front, side and rear gardens, small, wooded area, raised beds, decking, paving, historic well, hand-built wooden climbing frame. Mileage Edinburgh Airport 37.5 miles, Edinburgh 30 miles, Melrose 15 miles, Galashiels 13 miles, Earlston 10 miles, Stow Railway Station 9 miles, Lauder 4 miles, Westruther 4 miles. (All distances are approximate) Situation Brighouse sits in an enviable east-facing position, offering all the benefits of rural living whilst being within a commutable distance of Edinburgh, just a 45-minute drive away, and towns such as Lauder and Earlston. Four miles west of Brighouse, Lauder offers all the facilities expected of a thriving small town including a Co-operative supermarket, a popular art gallery and coffee shop, a delicatessen, three hotels, an artisan baker, an award-winning butcher, a greengrocer, a petrol station, a pharmacy, a post office and a number of independent retailers contributing to the strong sense of local community. Both the primary school and the health centre have been rebuilt in recent years. Lauder lies in the catchment area for the highly regarded Earlston High School (7 miles), which offers secondary schooling and enjoys a splendid new campus as well as consistently scoring well in national league tables. In the private sector, St Mary's School in Melrose (15 miles) includes kindergarten, pre-prep and prep classes. A well-regarded school in Westruther (4 miles) offers additional primary education. Being both close to the Lammermuir Hills and at the start of the Southern Upland Way, habitants of Lauder are well positioned to take advantage of all the outdoor opportunities nearby including walking and horse riding, the latter either informally or during the week of the Common Riding. Field sports and fishing on the Leader and the Tweed are also all readily on hand. Golfers enjoy a choice of ten courses in the locality, including an 18-hole course at Duns and The Roxburgh championship course outside Kelso. The Borders Railway Terminus in Stow a 9-mile drive from Brighouse provides a direct rail link into Edinburgh and Edinburgh Airport (37.5 miles) can be reached by car in around 50-minutes. Tenure - Freehold Council Tax Band - G EPC Band - D

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