5 bedroom detached house for sale
Hawick, Scottish Borders TD9 8QH
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- 50% + cost effective Geothermal Energy Heating System
- Located Amidst Glorious Countryside
- Stylish Adaptable Accommodation
- Five Bedrooms - Two Ensuite
- Octagonal Lounge
- Sitting Room
- Breakfasting Kitchen
- Double Garage
- Delightful Landscaped Gardens
- Gate Intercom System
Tenure: FreeholdElmbank is a desirable country dwelling set amidst glorious countryside with stylish and adaptable accommodation in traditional style. The house is served by an eco friendly ground source heat pump which provides the house with all its heat and hot water providing under floor heating to the ground floor area with the upper levels being served by radiators. The geothermal system provides constant hot water and heating for less than £1000 per year (approx £2.74 per day) a saving of 50-60% on current oil costs.
Elmbank enjoys a hard to beat location within easy reach of the nearby Borders Towns of Jedburgh and Hawick, with Edinburgh and Newcastle a little over an hour and fifteen minutes by car. The house sits in grounds extending to approximately an acre with the house itself set well back from the gated entrance. A winding drive leads through landscaped gardens to the house which has ample parking and a detached garage.
Kirkton provides a great country escape and privacy with a small and exclusive rural community nesting below an old Pictish hill fort and traditional stone buildings of the former Kirkton School. There is also the possibility of paddock grazing within the immediate vicinity of the house subject to mutual agreement with the local farmer.
Take the Bonchester Bridge turn off the A698 Hawick/Denholm and after approximately 1½ miles turn left onto an undesignated private road immediately after the fence of ‘Langrig’, Elmbank will be found on the left side just after turning with its own gated entrance.
Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Breakfasting Kitchen with adjoining Utility room, Dining Room/Sixth Bedroom, Feature Octagonal Lounge, Sitting Room/Family Room, Master Bedroom with en-suite Shower and Bath, Four further Bedrooms (Second with en-suite Shower Room and currently used as artists studio) and a Family Bathroom. Double Garage. Landscaped Gardens.
ENTRANCE AND GROUNDS
Remote electrically operated double gates open onto the driveway with a pedestrian gate to side. Well tended lawns and planted borders either side lead to a more extensive area of lawn and low maintenance landscaped plantings with an abundance of specimen trees, fenced boundaries and established trees to the side providing good privacy and screening, extensive paved patio with French doors to the lounge, a further side patio and pergola enclosed with decorative stone wall providing a delightful aspect, with mature planted beds sheltering below an old stone dyke and the hill fort behind the house. There is ample visitor parking whilst the drive itself gives access to the detached double garage, a further delightful secluded sitting area, and a paved path leads to the main house entrance.
A covered entrance provides an attractive aspect enjoying great privacy with the entrance opening into an attractive central hallway with decorative oak flooring and enjoying good natural light with generous accommodation off. A small flight of stairs leads down to the unique octagonal lounge with feature fireplace and log burning stove set within a generously proportioned room extending some twenty seven feet and enjoying fine country views and outlooks over the garden from the triple aspect windows with French doors and further window to the side. Space and light is key feature of the house with the full height entrance enjoying good natural light and making good use of timber finishes to the stairs and landing area. Off the hall lies a good sized dining kitchen in country style with enviable outlooks and fitted with electric three oven “AGA”, “Neff” ceramic hob, single oven and microwave and kitchen units in contemporary style with space saving features and soft close design. Space for fridge, freezer and dishwasher with adjoining utility room with double Belfast style sink, space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, ample storage and neatly housing the geothermal heat exchanger unit. The second sitting/family room lies directly off the kitchen and again has lovely outlooks and patio doors to side enjoying good natural light with windows on two sides while the formal dining room lies to the far side of the hall (with potential to create a further bedroom or office if required) adjacent to a downstairs cloakroom.
A generous carpeted staircase leads to the main bedroom over the lounge. A truly stunning and well proportioned room again with the feature triple aspect windows of the octagon providing panoramic views. There is ample wardrobe storage and an en-suite bathroom including bath and shower. A further small flight of stairs leads to the remaining four bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedrooms three and four, found at each end of the hall, have double wardrobes with bedroom five providing scope for alternative study/office and all rooms served by the family bathroom. The second en-suite bedroom (currently used as an artists’ studio) would make an ideal guest suite with Juliet balcony giving views to the hill and excellent light and dual aspect deep sill Velux windows.
The double garage is fitted with electric remote operation doors, has extensive storage, lighting and power, a side door and windows to side and rear. Garage, front and back door areas have sensor lighting with the drive lights are operated from within the utility room. The small shed and log store are also included.
Gate intercom system is by phone located in kitchen.
Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage with exclusive bio-digester.
A Home Report is available and for further information contact the selling agents.
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PRICE and MARKETING POLICY
Offers over £550,000. are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents Messrs Hastings & Co, The Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225 999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. Viewers should be advised that even after an acceptable written offer has been received, in the event of any unreasonable delay by the purchaser in concluding missives, the Selling Agents reserve the right to resume viewings.
All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.
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