4 Bed House - Detached
Offers Over £635,000
Set above the charming Castlegate, lined with traditional stone built character properties, a quiet access leads off the Castle entrance to this practically undiscovered spot; where Elmbank sits majestically against beautiful Border countryside in a quietly tucked away position, with little to disturb the peaceful rolling scenery.
Dating from 1886 the detached villa was built for the Chief Constable of Jedburgh – a house to hold onto, there have been only three owners throughout the 140 years of its existence.
A forever home with many carefully considered upgrades over the years, the property includes spacious and welcoming reception rooms on the ground floor – all beautifully finished with a stylish décor complementing the Victorian features. The family kitchen sits at the heart and is complete with AGA, with an open plan aspect extending to the garden room with a relaxed dining and living area with open views and patio doors accessing the landscaped garden. The drawing room is perfect for entertaining and family gatherings, a comfortable space with a feature fireplace with multi fuel stove, original cornicing and large bay window, with a formal dining room with dual aspect and a living flame gas fire adjacent. Upstairs, all four bedrooms are well proportioned and bright doubles; with the master benefitting an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe. The outdoor space hosts terraced and beautifully maintained lawns, planted beds and sheltering greenery, with seating areas, a three acre grazing paddock and a large double garage with offices above – truly a home to grow with, with something for everyone.
Entrance Hallway, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Cloakroom, Inner Hall, Coat cupboard, Breakfasting Kitchen, Garden Room, Utility Room, Pantry, Upper Landing, Four Double Bedrooms including Master with En-Suite and Walk-In Wardrobe, Family Bathroom.
A field at the rear is accessed directly from the property and extends to approximately three acres, making it ideal for equestrian purchase. Outbuildings include a summer house in the garden with a bespoke barbeque & covered area, and a large double garage with a modular office contained within part of the building complete with facilities and an ideal place to work from home or even with potential development as a granny flat or to accommodate extended family.
•Location, location, location
An elevated position to the edge of the town provides the perfect balance between a country aspect and a fantastic range of amenities with swift access to major road links.
With an adjoining three acre field included, a rarity for a home within the town, Jedburgh itself boasts excellent facilities locally for horse enthusiasts, as well as excellent trails and hacks, and of course the annual horse riding festival!
Impeccably maintained and modernised by the current owners, period features and flairs have been retained throughout, including original cornicing, Victorian tiling, ceiling height synonymous with the style, oak fireplace and original staircase.
•Flexible Use of Space
Whether working from home or hosting friends or a growing family, Jedburgh provides a range of amenities as well as superfast broadband for those working from home, and with the fully equipped home office, it’s never been easier to strike a harmonious work/life balance without comprising on downtime.
With an impressive wrap around garden and open panorama of countryside, views include Carter Bar, Jedburgh Castle Jail and the town.
The charming market town of Jedburgh offers an excellent blend of peaceful Scottish countryside, while being extremely well connected and providing ably for modern living. With a welcoming community spirit, Jedburgh benefits a variety of well supported and independent shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as local supermarket, medical practice, bank, postal service, a range of sport and recreational facilities, and education from nursery to secondary with the new state of the art Jedburgh Grammar Campus set to open this academic year - making all amenities well catered for and within easy reach.
In addition to a quintessentially Scottish backdrop, the historical Royal Burgh also boasts easy access north to Edinburgh as well as across the Border; just a ten mile journey south to England with a swift route to Newcastle and beyond over the Carter Bar; or 50 minutes’ drive north to Edinburgh. By rail, the main East Coast railway is situated 35 miles distant at Berwick upon Tweed, with the Border Rail opening further opportunities for the commuter with the nearby Interchange at Galashiels. Further town such as Hawick and Kelso within easy striking distance of the property, and provide further shopping facilities with superstores and extensive amenities.
All fittings, fixtures and integrated appliances as viewed, are included in the sale price, including summerhouse and paddock.
Tour the New School Campus - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k_yDydGhOQ
Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. Gas central heating, supplemented by multi fuel stoves.
To request a copy of the Home Report or any further information contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on tel 01750 724160 lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase.
All measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.