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5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Nether Hartside, Oxton, Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2

Offers Over £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Idyllic rural setting
  • Farmhouse with outbuildings
  • Good family accommodation
  • Garden, woodland and policies of c.2 acres
  • Exceptional equestrian facilities
  • Indoor and outdoor arenas
  • 13 stables, tack & feed rooms
  • c.18.5 acres grazing
  • 22 acres in all
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Extensive equestrian facilities with indoor and outdoor arena, paddocks and substantial farmhouse in an attractive rural setting

Location

Lauder 6.5 miles, Melrose 19 miles, Edinburgh City Centre 23 miles

Nether Hartside is situated in wonderful countryside, set at the head of the Mountmill Glen which runs down towards the village of Oxton, a short distance to the north of Lauder. Lauder has an excellent range of local facilities including a number of independent retailers, cafés and pubs. The house also lies within the catchment area of the highly regarded Earlston High School and the local primary school in Oxton, Channelkirk Primary School which also has a good reputation. There are a number of independent schools in Edinburgh which is within commuting distance via the A68 and the Borders Railway line.

Description

Nether Hartside

Nether Hartside sits in an elevated position above Oxton, overlooking the Scottish Borders. The generous accommodation on the ground floor consists of: sitting room with south facing conservatory, dining room, large family kitchen with AGA and direct access to the garden, pantry, scullery, two WCs and an office. The principal entrance has a front porch, currently used as a second study, and there is a boot room by the back door.

There are four good sized bedrooms on the first floor. The master bedroom has both a dressing room and en suite shower room. The three other bedrooms are served by a family bathroom and separate WC. There are two attic rooms which could be finished to create additional accommodation, subject to building regulations. The property has good storage space, is double glazed and has an oil fired central heating system which, combined with the living accommodation and convenient layout, provides an ideal rural family home.

The farmhouse is surrounded by approximately 2 acres of garden and woodland grounds, including a kitchen garden and a mix of mature trees, flowering shrubs, perennials, soft fruit trees and a lawned garden. To the rear of the property there is ample parking, a double garage, work shop, timber sheds, a large stable and a wood store. Below the house is a 2.5 acre paddock.

Nether Hartside Equestrian Facility

Aside from being located in an area with many trails and hacking opportunities, Nether Hartside has a first class equestrian training facility. Located a short walk from the house, this includes:

• Indoor arena (40m x 20m - silica sand and rubber)
• Outdoor Olympic size dressage arena (60m x 20m - silica sand and Springride rubber shred)
• 13 stables
• Two secure tack rooms
• Feed and store rooms
• WC and wash room
• Hay shed
• Five paddocks grazing extending to almost 16 acres (in addition to the house paddock)


GENERAL REMARKS

Services:
Oil fired central heating. Private water supply. Mains electricity. Drainage to private septic tank.

Local Authority:
Scottish Borders Council tax band B

Fixtures and Fittings:
Standard Fixtures and Fittings are included in the sale.

Square Footage: 3,385 sq ft
Acreage: 22 Acres

Directions

From Edinburgh take the A68 south. About a mile before the Carfraemill Junction take the turning signposted to Kirktonhill and Hartside. Continue along the single track road for about 2.5 miles following signs to Hartside. At the approach to Hartside Farm, Nether Hartside equestrian facility is located to the left hand side and the farmhouse is a short distance further on, to the right.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 January 2016

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