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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Forgebrae, Midlem, Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders

Offers in Region of £375,000

Property Description

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Forgebrae is a charming detached period house thought to date back to 1688 and overlooks the village green in the sought after village of Midlem. The property benefits from a lovely position on the edge of the village overlooking the green, sitting on a generous plot of approximately 1 acre with beautiful landscaped gardens and stunning far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

The house offers flexible accommodation over two floors with the study offering potential for a fourth bedroom.

The property has been thoughtfully restored and refurbished by the current and previous owners, incorporating the byre/sawmill into the existing house to create a wonderful country home with character and period features throughout.

The nearest town is Selkirk with Galashiels and Melrose nearby. These towns offer many local shops, supermarkets, sports clubs, schooling for all ages and many areas of historical interest and country pursuits. The region is renowned for the lifestyle it offers whether full time or as a peaceful retreat. The new railway station at Tweedbank (7 miles away) offers a direct link to Edinburgh with a journey time of 55 minutes.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor: Large entrance porch, hallway with original stone chimney breast, sitting room with a multi-fuel stove, study/Bed 4, dining room, farmhouse-style kitchen with a 2 oven Aga, utility room, guest bedroom, family bathroom.

First Floor: Landing, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite, double bedroom.

Outside: Private driveway with turning area and parking for several vehicles, garage with workshop, landscaped gardens, two patios, summer house, shed, wood store, all in approximately 1 acre.


Edinburgh 44 miles
Selkirk 5 miles
Melrose 6 miles (all distances approximate)

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Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2014

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