This spacious and versatile detached house offers a range of well-appointed rooms and features, providing ample space for comfortable family living. The ground floor includes a bright dining kitchen and sunken sitting room, providing excellent spaces for entertaining. There are five bedrooms, the largest of which benefits from an ensuite shower room. The property also includes a modern bathroom and shower room, ensuring no shortage of facilities for family members and guests.
Accessed via it's own front door, the annexe offers a bedroom with ensuite shower room, a living room, and a convenient kitchenette. This annexe provides versatile living options, whether for guests, grown up children or an older relative. If preferred, the annexe could easily be reincorporated into the main house, with a doorway off the hall that could be reopened.
The kitchen has ample space for a dining table and is fitted with a range of base units overlaid with wood-effect worktops incorporating a ceramic sink with mixer tap. There is a range cooker, stainless steel extractor hood, and spaces for freestanding dishwasher and fridge freezer. The adjoining utility has spaces for a washing machine, tumble dryer and tall freezer.
The bathroom is fitted with a 4-piece suite including WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath and large shower enclosure with mixer shower.
The shower rooms are all fitted with WC, wash hand basin and modern shower enclosure.
The attractive mature garden features lawn, paving and gravel paths, with established planting providing excellent privacy. A raised decking area overlooks the garden and a shed offers useful storage. At the entrance of the property, you'll find a generously sized gravel parking area that can comfortably accommodate multiple vehicles.
The market town of Lauder lies around twenty miles south of Edinburgh. The town provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, hotels, small supermarket, petrol station, and a coffee shop/art gallery. A full range of amenities is available in Galashiels, around a twenty-minute drive away. Local attractions include Thirlestane Castle, Mellerstain House, and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott. There is also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing, rough and syndicated shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and hill walking. Local schools include the recently built Lauder primary school, and the highly regarded Earlston High School.
The A68 provides easy travel both to Edinburgh and south towards Newcastle, while the other Border towns are within easy driving distance. The Borders Railway, running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, has a stop at Stow which is approximately five miles away, and offers a journey time to central Edinburgh of around 45 minutes.
All fitted carpets, floor coverings and integrated appliances are to be included within the sale.
Mains Water, Gas, Electricity and Drainage.
Council Tax Band G
Strictly By Appointment via James Agent.