*Spacious two bedroom cottage *Stunning tranquil location *8.25 acres of land *An abundance of character
VIEWING: By appointment with Geo & Jas Oliver, W.S.
Lounge: 7.07m x 4.48m
Kitchen: 4.07m x 2.04m
Bedroom One: 4.46m x 4.28m
Bedroom Two: 4.28m x 4.07m
Bathroom: 2.26m x 1.83m
2 Old Howpasley Cottage
Offers Around £195,000
A unique opportunity to purchase a spacious two-bedroom semi-detached cottage which is available for sale with 8.25 of woodland.
2 Old Howpasley Cottage is set in a rural location, with stunning views over the Borthwick Valley, with Craik Forest catering for a number of outdoor and sporting pursuits. The property is located 14 miles from Hawick, which is one of the Borders largest towns. Hawick has a wide range of shops, sporting and recreational facilities and the countryside surrounding the town is known for its scenic beauty and caters for sporting and outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounding Border towns are easily accessible as are Edinburgh, Newcastle and Carlisle. Tweedbank is only 24 miles and offers a rail link to Edinburgh, ideal for city commuters.
Set in the tranquil Craik Forest, tucked away just off a forestry track, the cottage is ideal for someone looking for a quiet and secluded home or holiday cottage. The private track leads down to the front of the cottage which is entered via an entrance porch/boot room, with a further door leading into the entrance hall with doors off to the lounge, kitchen and bathroom, there is a staircase leading to the first-floor landing which has a large under stairs cupboard housing the hot water tank. The large lounge benefits from a log burning stove with feature fireplace, there is also a dining area which has beautiful French doors out to the rear garden which has breath-taking views, there is a hatch to a floored attic. L shaped kitchen which is fitted with a good range of wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink with window above, electric oven with gas hob, plumbing for washing machine and space for free standing fridge freezer and rear entrance door. Three-piece white bathroom suite comprising bath with shower over, wc and wash hand basin with window above. Stairs to first floor landing, with window and large built in cupboard. There are two double bedrooms, both with built in cupboards and basins, windows to the front and rear letting in an abundance of natural light.
To the front of the house, there is a shared track leading to a single garage and a lawn area. To the rear there is a patio area ideal for entertaining and also two tiers of lawn. There is an attractive pond, with seating to enjoy the fabulous surroundings. The woodland is filled with specialist trees, there are several grass walkways to make ease of access, and providing the most beautiful country walks.