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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Ettrick, Selkirk, TD7

Offers in Excess of £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Mature Larch Wood (150 Trees)
  • Recent Modern Steading Conversion
  • Stunning Location
  • Ground Source Heat Pump
  • Incl 2 Large Barns
  • 1 Acre Mature Garden, Large Pond With Stream
  • River Frontage
  • Low Energy EPC B

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
INCLUDES : A BUILDING PLOT( WITH 'FULL' / COMPLETE PLANNING PERMISSIONS AND CONSENTS) AND OVER 17 ACRES OF GRAZING LAND, TWO LARGE BARNS AND A LARCH WOOD. This recent Steading Conversion provides a modern, spacious, energy efficient, light and airy home. The sale also provides a rare opportunity to obtain a smallholding in a stunning part of the Scottish Borders with clear potential for self sufficiency; in addition to workable farming land and/or coppicing land, there is high head water potential on the land, ideal for a micro-hydro project. It also includes two large barns and a large mature Larch wood with over 150 trees

The Steading conversion (original built prior to 1860) was converted and added to in 2008, built to high environmental specification. A well designed, bright and airy property comprising of: Large Lounge with unrestricted views, Large open Kitchen and Dining area, 3 Double Bedrooms (two with fitted wardrobe one currently used as second sitting room), very large Bathroom with wet-area walk-in Shower, separate WC, Utility room.
Water and house heating is provided primarily by a modern highly energy efficient ‘NIBE’ Ground Source Heat Pump distributed through under floor heating. The efficiency of the heating system is further supported by a MHVR air/heat exchanger. The property has a substantial historic spring water supply and a modern septic tank.
The windows throughout are wooden double glazed tilt and reverse. There are ample power points and lighting throughout the property with bedrooms all wired for TV and has a cabled connection for BB either end of the house. Two thirds of the attic space is fully floored (providing extensive storage and options for second floor development), with two ‘Velux’ windows and lighting, access via a full size pull down ladder hatch.

'Low Energy EPC B'

Planning Permission
The Building Plot has ‘full and final’ planning permissions (architects drawings available if required), providing an opportunity to build a new highly energy efficient home whilst living comfortably onsite, thereafter the Steading offers further future options for division into two properties (perhaps for holiday rentals).

Situated in a beautiful remote Scottish Borders valley, which is open to both the north and south, the property has full sun fall the year round with stunning open views. The land is next to the river ‘Tima’ (buildings on this site have been there for over 250 years and are out-with the SEPA 200 year flood plain i.e. not at flood risk) with a bridge crossing onto the property. The river Tima is a main salmon spawning tributary of the Tweed. It is an area of particular natural interest with over 63 different species of bird, red squirrels, deer, otter and badger all regular visitors to the garden.

Full shopping and all main facilities are found in all the nearby towns of Selkirk, Hawick, Langholm and Lockerbie (including access to main UK west coast railway and M74) all an equidistant 20 miles away; there are also two small, but popular, local shops some 5 miles away (Honey Cottage and Eskdalemuir).

A large area of land has been converted to a fenced grassed garden with a large pond and a small stream and planted extensively with trees, hedgerow and a three plot vegetable garden. There are established planted flower beds around the building itself.

Also included in the sale are the two large Barns: A 60 x 40ft ‘Ascot’ barn with full openings at both ends and three horse stables. There is also a large open ‘Dutch’ hay drying barn, currently used for garaging cars

Entrance Hall
Bright and spacious entrance hall accessed via heavy quality wooden door with window it has a large coat cupboard.

Providing access to the main rooms and bathroom this hall is well lit with two windows and one ‘airing/drying’ cupboard (contains under floor heating manifold).

Utility Room
Often used as the main entrance also with heavy quality wooden door this is a good sized room with plumbing for washing machine and a small sink and work surface, storage cupboard containing Heat Pump and window

Off the Utility room this is an ample sized toilet, sink with cupboard and window.

18' 0'' x 14' 09'' (5.5m X 4.2m)

This warm, bright and very spacious room has windows on three sides to make very light and airy and providing spectacular views of the north end of the valley and the large garden with pond.

Kitchen / Diner
17' 09'' x 14' 09'' (5.4m X 4.5m )

Well planned and fitted with a range of wood fronted tall, base and drawer units with wood work surfaces over, double sink, space for dishwasher and plumbed for American style Larder Fridge Freezer, LPG gas hob and electric oven with stainless steel extractor hood, large dining area (current table seats up to ten people), two windows provide a very sunny south facing room with lovely open views of the countryside and river.

Bedroom One
13' 02'' x 12' 02'' (4.0m X 3.7m)

Bright airy large double bedroom currently accommodating a Super King size bed has two fitted wardrobes and independent heating control

Bedroom Two
11' 10'' x 10' 10'' (4.2m x 4.0m )

A large double room with fitted wardrobe, independent heating control and a window looking out onto garden.

Bedroom Three
14' 09'' x 11' 10'' (4.5m X 3.6m )

Large room overall more than a double bedroom at present a good sized second seated living area/ library/computer office. It has an independent heating control and windows on two sides making it very bright and airy.

10' 06'' x 8' 10'' (2.7m X 3.2m )

Large bathroom with double bath, walk-in glazed shower wet area, modern fitted suite, lit heated mirror, shaver point and electric heated towel rail.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016


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