The Whinney, Cessford, Near Morebattle, TD5 8EF

4 Bed House - Detached  

For Sale

Offers Over £410,000

  • 2 public
  • 4 bed
  • 3 bath

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01573 225999


About the property

Character, chocolate box good looks, a scenic spot and an elegant and charming decor – everything you could hope for in a country home! This unique and bespoke design four bedroom cottage sits in glorious Borderland, and has been fully restored to an exacting standard both internally and out, overlooking the cheviots and nestled in stunning Border countryside. Formerly two cottages, The Whinney has been thoughtfully converted to provide for modern living; with an elegant country décor and excellent flow through the public and living spaces with luxurious touches. The property offers an exciting opportunity with planning permission in place for the barn – a excellent prospect to develop as holiday let or combination property with self contained accommodation. In such an enviable position and with tasteful finishes thought, it is destined to make a wonderful family home or country getaway


Morebattle is a popular and peaceful spot, with the Kale water running alongside it, and nestles amongst the desirable scattering of traditional Border villages such as Eckford, Linton, Cessford and Yetholm – all offering quiet, country living, whilst being only 7 miles south of Kelso and 10 miles to Jedburgh and the connecting A68. The area proudly boasts some of the most scenic and unspoiled Border countryside, surrounded by traditional farmland and extremely popular with those seeking a balance of country and modern life.

The nearby town of Kelso, which lies at the meeting point of the Tweed and Teviot rivers, is one of the most attractive and desirable towns in the region. Notable historic features, such as the 12th Century Abbey, the Flemish style cobbled square, Floors Castle and the old bridge across the Tweed, make it a popular spot for tourists and locals alike, with the town boasting excellent educational, sporting and leisure facilities and many quality shops. The area has much to offer those interested in country pursuits with fishing on the Tweed and is an increasingly sought after location within the Borders.

•Location – Idyllic surroundings just 7 miles from Kelso with village pub and facilities at nearby Morebattle, The Whinney benefits the best of both country living making for a perfect balance of rural and modern.
• Host of retained features – including exposed beams, open fires, beautifully preserved stonework, tiled flooring, striped wooden stable doors and feature old stove.
•Family sized country style dining kitchen – beautifully bright with excellent proportions and picture postcard views.
•Luxury master bedroom – with classic bathroom ensuite, including roll top bath and walk-in shower.
•Endless Potential – the house and converted barn combined offers great scope and development opportunities for those looking for self catering/B&B, extended family living space, or home office/workshop subject to appropriate consents-. planning permission for a 2 bedroom dwelling previously established.


Ground floor; entrance & boot room opening from the parking area, guest bedroom, dining kitchen & larder, front porch, snug,/sitting room, living room, rear hall, shower room, utility and workshop with store. First floor; master with ensuite bathroom, cloakroom, two further double bedrooms.


Generous grounds accompany and wrap around the property, providing excellent privacy and pleasant outlooks. The garden is mostly laid to lawn and enclosed with stone walling, sheltering bushes and trees. Stonebuilt double garage and barn with games room suitable for conversion to detached dwelling. Stone outbuilding at foot of garden providing garden store/workshop.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.


All integral appliances, fire surrounds, floor and wall coverings are included in the sale price.


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Rating E