Synton Parkhead Dovecote
, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 4PB

Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 4PB
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Detached House


3 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms


2 Reception Rooms


1,190 sq.ft


About 6 Acres


Double Garage


Property Description

CLOSING DATE set for Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 12 noon. Offers should be made in writing by your solicitor by the specified time

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Synton Dovecot is the ultimate rural hideaway situated in the very heart of the Central Scottish Borders. Dating back to the late 1800’s the house boasts a number of period features throughout including working window shutters, sash and case windows and feature fireplaces. Presented in immaculate order throughout, the cottage offers 3/4 bedrooms, stunning gardens grounds and multiple fantastic outbuildings– it really is an ideal family home.

Accommodation Comprises
Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Kitchen/Diner, Shower Room with WC, Boot Room, Study/Bedroom 4, Sitting Room.

Lower First Floor: Bathroom

First Floor: Landing, Three Double Bedrooms, Wardrobe/Linen Cupboard

Outside: Expansive Garden’s, Mature Woodland, Nature Pond, Parking Area, Two Patio’s, Boiler Room and Outdoor Store, Garden Shed, Double Garage, Workshop/Studio, Log store and Potting Shed.

Approximately 6 acres in all.

Edinburgh 45 miles Galashiels 12 miles Peebles 21 miles Melrose 12 miles Kelso 23 miles Hawick 5 miles.
(All distances are approximate)


Synton Parkhead Dovecot is situated within the beautiful historic landscape of Synton with Iron Age and Roman hill forts close by, it is positioned just a 6-mile drive from the bustling town of Selkirk. The Royal and Ancient burgh of Selkirk is a historic market town in the Central Borders and is beautifully situated on the banks of the historic Ettrick Water. The town boasts excellent leisure facilities which includes a nine-hole golf course, swimming pool and fitness centre. There is a good range of local amenities, with several hotels and pubs, with the thriving town of Galashiels nearby offering a wider range. Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Halliwell’s House and nearby St. Mary’s Loch. For the sporting enthusiast there are variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed, golf, hill walking and a selection of field sports.

Local schooling is excellent with three primary schools and secondary schooling at Selkirk High. The well-known St Mary’s Preparatory School is situated in nearby Melrose. Selkirk is centrally located providing easy access to Edinburgh and the North of England via the A7 which runs through Selkirk. Galashiels (7 miles) has a station on the Borders Railway, offering a journey time to central Edinburgh of around 50 minutes.

A short 5 miles from Synton is the town of Hawick which has further secondary schooling, national retailers, a leisure centre, annual film festival, the home of cashmere and multiple supermarkets.

Agents Note
Please note we are aware that full planning permission was granted in 2020 for alterations and extensions to the dwellinghouse which has now lapsed - More details can be found on the Scottish Borders Council website - 20/00795/FUL

From the A7 take the turn off marked Synton. Proceed to Synton Parkhead Farm. At the farm take the road marked Synton House. Follow the road and at the fork keep right. Pass a stables on your right and the large house on your left. Follow the road round a sharp left hand bend passing Synton Barn Cottage on your right. Proceed along the road which starts to incline. You will now see Synton Dovecote on the right. Carry on up to a gate and sharp right hand bend. You have now arrived at the driveway.

EPC Rating - D
Council Tax - D
Tenure - Freehold

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Situation: Private GardenLand/Paddock
Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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