, Barnethead Lane, Newstead, Mot, TD6 9DY

Barnethead Lane, Newstead, Mot, TD6 9DY
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Detached House


4 Bedrooms


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


1,110 sq.ft


Property Description

Charming Countryside Cottage

A charming, detached cottage situated within the pretty village of Newstead, which lies just a short distance from the popular Borders town of Melrose. With a beautifully maintained garden, private parking and fantastic Eildon Hill views, its one not to be missed.

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, kitchen/diner, sitting room, double bedroom, bathroom, single bedroom, boot room.
First Floor: Two double bedrooms, office.
Outside: Front garden with thoughtfully positioned seating areas, planted flower beds, garden shed, log store, private parking.

Edinburgh 38 miles Berwick-upon-Tweed 36 miles Tweedbank Railway Terminus 4 miles Melrose 1 mile
(All distances are approximate)

Barnethead occupies a private position within the historic and pretty village of Newstead. Reputedly one of the oldest continually inhabited settlements in Scotland, Newstead is within walking distance of Melrose, which boasts a variety of specialist shops, a supermarket, hotels, cafés, bars, and restaurants. Excellent amenities in nearby Galashiels include a cinema, large supermarkets, and well-known High Street retailers. Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey; Harmony House; Priorwood Gardens; The Greenyards, home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens; and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott. There is a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way.
Local schooling includes Melrose Grammar Primary school and the highly regarded St Marys preparatory school, as well as being within the catchment area of Earlston High School, which was one of only two schools in Scotland to feature in Tatler’s Top 20 State Secondary Schools 2018.
The Borders General Hospital lies just outside Melrose and nearby Tweedbank (5 minutes to the west of Newstead), has a station on the Borders Railway providing a service into central Edinburgh with approximately an hour’s journey time. Berwick Upon Tweed (approx. 36 miles) provides a major rail link for travel to the south and for the frequent flier, airports can be found in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle.

EPC Rating - E
Council Tax - E
Tenure - Freehold

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Situation: Private Garden
Council Tax Band: E
Tenure: Freehold

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