5 Bed House - Detached
Offers Over £625,000
An equestrian lover’s dream, the property sits in a secluded spot just outside Lauder; providing livery facilities with two stable blocks, hay shed, paddock ‘paradise’ and six earth stables – not to mention open country extending into endless hills and fields free to roam and explore, as well as providing an enviable backdrop of open outlooks and river views for the property.
In addition to this, the aptly named Riverside spot includes fishing rights, acknowledges its ecological conscience with photovoltaic solar panels, and is ideally positioned within the commuter belt south east of the A68 north to Edinburgh
An impressive yet welcoming home which effortlessly caters for a variety of needs and offers scope to develop further…
Fast competing with the usual Border hotspots such as Peebles, Kelso and Melrose, Lauder is gaining momentum in terms of popularity; the rising star for idyllic country aspect meets the demands of modern life - particularly for the commuter it finds a harmonious balance for work and family life.
Lauder lies on the edge of the rolling Lammermuir Hills, in the stunning valley of the Leader Water. It’s historical ties have been significant throughout history, being the main route in Roman times from England to Scotland – this is still true in many respects, with the provision of the A68 enabling swift access north and south a lifeline for many commuters and families.
Lauder Barns sits just a 15 minute walk from the village itself – and it’s safe to say Lauder is thriving! Not just picturesque and pretty with local views across the stunning Thirlestane Castle and greenery surrounding the Burgh, it also sits within the catchment for the renowned Earlston High School - as well as being easy travelling distance to Edinburgh’s fine selection of private schools, colleges and Universities just over Soutra Hill.
The village has a host of excellent amenities; from independent retailers including fruit and vegetable shop, butchers, baker, city-style restaurants and cafes, to excellent sporting and recreational facilities including golf course, tennis club, out of school clubs and of course, a strong horse riding community.
With so many elements to choose from, here are just a few of our favourites features from Riverside
A rare find, the property can work seamlessly alongside the equestrian facilities, or as two completely separate entities, with individual road access to each.
•The Kitchen – from the parquet flooring to the vaulted ceiling, with an island unit and streamlined minimalist white-wash finish….this on trend kitchen has every box ticked for your dream kitchen.
•Entertaining Space – whether hosting friends or space for the kids, the 23ft living room is supplemented by a more casual sitting room and sunroom, as well as a separate dining room and home office – so you’ll never be short of space.
•Light – we never underestimate the impact natural light has on a home and its occupants, and with a south facing plot the levels of light are a revelation carefully designed to make the most of the location. Whether garden gazing or contemplation Windows at dual angles give the space a bright contemporary feel; with the astragal panes ensuring it is in-keeping with the country feel location.
•Finish – high spec throughout, there is no cutting corners on the design elements or fittings, and the house feels luxurious as a result with an striking yet welcoming feel.
•Room to Roam – 11 acres invites a whole lot of possibilities, whether that be to develop the equestrian and livery facilities or exploring further options, with the relevant permission understandable….the sky is the limit!
All on one level; Reception Hall, Feature Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Washroom Facility, Rear Porch, Dining Room, Sun Room, Sitting Room, Office/Bedroom, Lounge, Four Double Bedrooms, Three En-Suites, Shower Room and Family Bathroom. Attic with Ramsay ladder. Double Garage and 16 Solar Panels.
Equestrian Facilities include Two Stable Blocks, 7 Acres of Grazing, Hay Shed and Arena.
Lawn, Courtyard, Vegetable Garden, Generous Drive, Monoblocked Loading Area to Front, Side & Rear, Detached Double Garage.
All fixed integrated items and appliances as viewed, and the outbuildings including the stabling and hayshed, are included in the sale price.
Oil Fired Central Heating, Fully Double Glazed. Mains Water & Septic Tank Drainage.
Band D. 16 electricity generating photovoltaic panels on the roof, the monthly electricity bill is around £43 – and the electricity produced also provides an income from the Feed-In tariff.
To arrange a viewing contact the selling agents, Hastings Legal Property on 01750 724 160 -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 particulars are correct at the time of printing have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon. Measurements are approximate and are taken at the widest point.