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Kutty Stane Cottage, LANTON, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning semi-rural location only a mile outside Jedburgh
  • Immaculately presented
  • Refurbished to exacting standard with quality fixtures/fittings
  • Well appointed Kitchen/Bathroom/Shower Room facilities
  • Well maintained mature landscaped gardens
  • Integrated garage
  • State of the art Bio-mass central heating system
  • Large Workshop with adjacent log store

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning Countryside Location

Kutty Stane Cottage offers a wonderful lifestyle opportunity for those looking for semi-rural living in a stunning countryside location yet only a mile to the popular Scottish Borders town of Jedburgh. This attractive and immaculately presented detached bungalow has been refurbished to an exacting standard by the current owners, with a beautiful palette of décor, and is beautifully set in good sized gardens/grounds with spectacular countryside views towards the Eildon Hills. Well established mature gardens surround the property, with a substantial private deck for summer entertaining, an integrated garage, and a large detached workshop/garage with adjacent log store. The property also benefits from a state-of-the-art eco-friendly biomass system providing heating and hot water with excellent efficiency.

Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, formal dining room (or double bedroom), TV Room/Office (or double bedroom), master bedroom, guest bedroom, shower room, and family bathroom.

Exterior: Driveway with ample parking, integral garage, landscaped private gardens and grounds with deck and large timber shed/workshop/garage.

Edinburgh 47 miles Melrose 13.5 miles Jedburgh 1 mile
(All distances are approximate)

Kutty Stane Cottage is positioned in a semi-rural area, between the popular Scottish Borders town of Jedburgh, and the picturesque hamlet of Lanton. Within easy commuting distance to Edinburgh, Jedburgh is undoubtedly one of the favourite towns for buyers contemplating a move to the Scottish Borders. Evolving around the spectacular 12th century Augustinian Abbey, the Royal Burgh of Jedburgh is one of the most historic market towns in the Scottish Borders. This extremely popular and picturesque town boasts a number of buildings of architectural significance including the famous Mary Queen of Scots fortified house and the Victorian County Jail, together with the attractive Market Square. Excellent amenities are available in the town and surrounding area including a good range of independent retailers, which mix well with an eclectic collection of restaurants and bars. Recreational facilities are well catered for in the town, and these include a popular swimming pool and fitness centre, golf course and beautiful parkland. Primary and secondary schooling is available locally, and with enviable links both north and south via the A68 and A7 to Edinburgh, Carlisle and Newcastle. With the opening of the Borders Railway in September 2015, Edinburgh is easily accessible by rail from nearby Galashiels or Tweedbank, giving direct access to Waverley Station in under an hour. The east coast main line railway can also be accessed at Berwick-upon-Tweed approximately half an hour’s drive away, and domestic and international flights can be accessed easily at both Edinburgh and Newcastle Airports.

On a broader note, the Scottish Borders region offers a quality of life that is second to none and in an area of 1800 square miles there is certainly plenty of space to enjoy our beautiful unspoilt countryside and individual towns. Leave the congestion and overpricing behind and discover for yourself what a fantastic place the Borders is to live, work and play. Home to world class activities and attractions, it’s no wonder that the area is so popular with visitors who come here to enjoy mountain biking at Glentress, salmon fishing on the Tweed, walking in our hills and forests or diving off the Berwickshire coast. The area is also known for its’ spectacular Common Ridings, when whole communities come together to celebrate each town’s individual heritage and to cheer on hundreds of horses and riders every summer. The Borders is also a heartland of rugby in Scotland, with the names of our local towns being synonymous with the game and of course Melrose being the original home of rugby sevens. From our historic towns to rural villages, wherever you go you will be struck by the warmth of the welcome in our communities and the real pride people have in living in this wonderful part of the world. With good transport links, an excellent education system and stunning countryside, we encourage purchasers from outwith the area that a move to the Scottish Borders really could be the best move of their lives.

Kutty Stane Cottage is a detached country home refurbished by the current owners to an exacting standard, with the beautifully presented accommodation arranged on one floor. With solid oak doors, engineered oak flooring and high quality carpeting, together with quality fixtures and fittings throughout, this bright and spacious property has been transformed into a welcoming flexible family home.
Internally the welcoming hallway gives access to the majority of the accommodation, and offers good storage space and access to attic storage. The sitting room boasts a fabulous picture window overlooking the front garden, and the main focal point is the attractive multi-fuel stove with granite hearth and bespoke Yew mantle. Cleverly designed to provide a convivial social space, the sitting room opens directly into the Dining Kitchen, where there is ample space for a large table and chairs and sliding patio doors give direct access to the outside deck. The fresh décor and porcelain floor tiles effortlessly marry with the attractive cream coloured base and floor units which are finished with copious solid oak worksurfaces. Leaded glazed display cabinets and underlighting add another element to this lovely Kitchen space, and integrated “Neff” appliances comprise a stainless steel double oven and grill, electric induction hob, fridge/freezer, and attractive feature display hood with stainless steel inset extractor. The useful Utility Room lies off, and has ample space and plumbing for white goods, with base cupboard and solid oak worksurface. An oak door leads to the garage, and a UPVC half glazed door leads to the garden. A contemporary and well appointed shower room boasts a modern shower enclosure with curved glass panels, wetboarding and chrome effect power shower, vanity unit incorporating a wash hand basin and low level WC. The Dining Room (or double bedroom) is well proportioned and overlooks the rear garden, and the TV Room/Office is a dual aspect room which would also be well suited to use as a double bedroom. The dual aspect master bedroom is unusually generous and well fitted with a range of fitted wardrobes, and is beautifully presented with attractive décor. The guest Bedroom lies at the far end of the Hallway, and is quietly set to the rear with views over the rear garden. The family bathroom lies adjacent and is well appointed with a three piece modern white suite of bath with fitted shower over with screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Externally there is attractive decking leading out from the dining area, providing a wonderful area to relax and entertain. The private and enclosed landscaped gardens are well stocked and offer stunning views over the surrounding countryside, with a variety of seating areas to the front and rear, and providing all year round colour with a variety of mature shrubs, perennials, and fruit trees. A delightful pond well stocked with appropriate planting is located to one corner of the front garden.

An integral garage with up and over door houses the bio-mass boiler system and pellet hopper, and a large wooden shed with double doors and concrete flooring provides good workshop facilities or additional garaging if required, with adjacent log store area.

From Edinburgh head south on the A68 and take the A698 towards Hawick. After approximately four miles turn left into the hamlet of Lanton, and continue through the hamlet and straight up the hill towards Jedburgh for approximately one and a half miles, and Kutty Stane Cottage can be found on the left hand side of the road.

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For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD8 6RY.


Fixtures and Fittings:
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.

Mains electric, mains water (provided via Lothian Estates Pumping Station and for which there is an annual charge based on usage), private septic tank drainage, state of the art bio-mass boiler system providing central heating and hot water with approximately 95% efficiency. We are informed by the vendors that there is an existing renewable heating incentive for the system that has in excess of four years left to run which provides the current owner with approximately £2500 per annum and this will pass to the new owner.

Local Authority:
Scottish Borders Council, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose
TD6 0SA Tel: 01835 824 000.


Council Tax: E

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Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves:
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Edwin Thompson have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.
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29 July 2016


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