This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

3 bedroom cottage for sale

Rhymers Mill Cottage. Mill Road, Earlston

Offers Over £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • Secluded Location
  • Original Features
  • River Views
  • Earlston High School Catchment Area
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Ideal for Commuter just off A68
  • Beautiful Mature Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Rhymers Mill Cottage is a charming early 19th Century Detached Cottage with a date stone 1813 over the front door. It is set in a secret idyllic location with river views. The accommodation is mainly south facing and the cottage and beautiful gardens are reached by a most attractive pathway. The cottage and gardens are sheltered behind a large wall blanketed with ivy which changes colour throughout the seasons and this, coupled with an established beech hedge, gives this property a high degree of privacy. As well as the colourful selection of Rhododendrons and other flowering shrubs Rhymers Mill benefits from a vegetable patch, a vinery, apple and plum trees. The gated access to the side of the property leads to fine river walks. The cottage itself is well presented and has some original features making this a charming and unique property.

Situated at the edge of the village of Earlston which has excellent educational and recreational facilities with the very well regarded High School. There are excellent sporting activities in the surrounding area including golf, fishing and horse riding along with walking on the recently opened Earlston circular Jubilee Walk which takes in some superb local views. Local facilities include a variety of shops, hotels, a post office and bank. Ideally located with the nearby towns of Kelso and Galashiels within a 10-mile radius. Within comfortable commuting distance to Edinburgh only 33 miles away via the A68, and from September 2015 the new Borders Railway will open offering a faster route to Edinburgh from nearby Tweedbank.

Ground Floor: Entrance Hall with Large Understair Storage, Study/Single Bedroom, Spacious Lounge with Open Fire, Dining Room with Further Original Fire, Large Family Dining Kitchen, Shower Room with Boot Room and Access to the Integral Garage
Upstairs: Three Double Bedrooms all with Built-In Storage and Scope to create an En-Suite off the Landing, Family Bathroom.

A large gate opens to reveal an attractive pathway which leads to a further gate which in turn opens into the lovely gardens and the main entrance.

A spacious and welcoming entrance hall with the original stripped floorboards and plenty of natural light with a carpeted staircase leading to the upper accommodation with a generous cupboard lying under the stairs.

This room benefits from two windows and would make an ideal study or guest room.

A very large room with a most attractive open fire. A picture window floods this room with natural light and gives attractive views over the lovely garden.

Another generously proportioned room with exposed wooden floors and a feature fireplace.

This is a large room and indeed the hub of the home with attractive units and plenty of worktop space. Practical tile effect flooring and ample space for a dining table and chairs.

With an electric shower, WC and pedestal basin this room is conveniently situated at the rear of the house.

Excellent space to hangs coats and store shoes and muddy boots.

The large garage is accessed via the boot room it has light and power with plenty of space for a large car and has good sized workshop area with additional storage.

There are three generous double bedrooms, all with excellent storage and windows that face the front of the property with stunning views over the garden and the River Leader. A walk-in cupboard is situated to the side of the staircase and provides scope to convert this into an en-suite. A velux window floods the staircase and upper landing with natural light.

This is a good sized bathroom with a larger than average bath and newly fitted vintage replica toilet. Painted floorboards give this room a shabby chic look.


The mature gardens are nicely landscaped and maintained beautifully with two lawned areas, colourful shrubs and flowers as well as a good vegetable patch and fruit including a small grapevine. Two good sized log storage areas, a drying green and a shed are also included in the sale. To the rear of the property is an established apple orchard with well-established good cropping fruit trees.

Rhymers Mill Cottage has a range of useful range of outbuildings which lend themselves to a variety of different uses, they include a well kept stable block with two stables, two large tack/feed rooms and a large covered storage area, which benefit from power and running water supplied from the main house. Additionally there is an enclosed large wood fibre surfaced arena.

All blinds and fitted carpets included. White goods and stable mats are negotiable.

Double glazing. LPG central heating mains water, mains electricity, private drainage.

Band D

Rating G

To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01573-225999-lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Offers Over 295,000 are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, 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.

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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 July 2015

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference RICH00201. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Hastings Legal, Kelso. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.