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5 bed detached house for sale

£465,000 Fixed price

Bonchester Bridge, Hawick TD9

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Property description

Kirkton Farmhouse enjoys a peaceful position in the heart of the Borders; this impressive stone built period property dates back to the mid 1800’s, and has been beautifully upgraded throughout. Offering an undisturbed lifestyle set in private grounds within an idyllic spot of countryside. Conveniently positioned for the best of both rural living and modern requirements, Kirkton is nestled between the popular village of Denholm and Hawick; both of which provide for everyday requirements, leisure facilities and schooling. The property offers the ideal family home; perfect for entertaining being detached and with plenty of room-to-roam, there is an abundance of flexible living space, five well appointed double bedrooms and a generous, private garden with outbuildings. The Farmhouse would also lend itself well as a B&B, with easy access to both Newcastle and Edinburgh via the A698.

Kirkton Farmhouse

Kirkton Farmhouse enjoys a peaceful position in the heart of the Borders; this impressive stone built period property dates back to the mid 1800’s, and has been beautifully upgraded throughout. Offering an undisturbed lifestyle set in private grounds within an idyllic spot of countryside. Conveniently positioned for the best of both rural living and modern requirements, Kirkton is nestled between the popular village of Denholm and Hawick; both of which provide for everyday requirements, leisure facilities and schooling. The property offers the ideal family home; perfect for entertaining being detached and with plenty of room-to-roam, there is an abundance of flexible living space, five well appointed double bedrooms and a generous, private garden with outbuildings. The Farmhouse would also lend itself well as a B&B, with easy access to both Newcastle and Edinburgh via the A698.

Location

Kirkton is a charming hamlet of traditional properties, situated in stunning Border countryside. The increasingly popular village of Denholm is close to hand; a quaint village with an attractive Green at its centre, Denholm enjoys excellent amenities with independent shops, two popular village pubs, a well regarded Italian Bistro, coffee shop, garage and Primary School. Secondary education facilities are available nearby at Hawick or Jedburgh, with private education located at St Mary’s in Melrose. Further shopping and amenities are provided by Hawick, which lies some 4 miles distant and includes major supermarkets, banks, doctor’s surgery and dentist, with leisure and sporting facilities available including the swimming and sports centre. The much acclaimed Wilton Park is popular for walks and an active theatre and cinema scene thrives at ‘The Heart of Hawick’. The area is renowned for its beautiful scenery and has strong rugby and horse riding connections.

Transport links are well provided; with Denholm offering swift access via the A698 and easy access to both the A7 at Hawick and nearby A68 - linking Kirkton to further Border towns and making it manageable for the commuter. The Borders Railway at Galashiels and Tweedbank lies 25 minutes away, providing a rail link to the heart of Edinburgh, and with good links to airports at both Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Directions

From Edinburgh, head South on the A68, taking the A698 for Denholm. 3 miles after Denholm, turn left onto the A6088, where Kirkton Farmhouse is positioned 2 miles down the roads, with iron gates and parking to the front.

Accommodation List

Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Study, Dining Kitchen, Cloakroom, Pantry, Utility Room, Boot Room, Five Double Bedrooms (One En Suite), Shower Room, Family Bathroom.

Accommodation

An impressive frontage provided by a gated entrance and generous driveway, the main door opens to a vestibule and welcoming hall; with doors to the receptions rooms and a carpeted stair to the far end. The drawing room opens to the right, and is a comfortable and spacious public room with wonderful retained features including a bay window to the front with working shutters, and impressive focal fireplace with woodburning stove. Across the hallway, the formal dining room is elegantly finished, with a bay window to the front, feature fireplace and ample space for furnishings. The hallway leads to the rear, with a convenient study and cloakroom opening off, with a further door leading to the kitchen. This stunning family kitchen is the definite heart of the home, with the open plan layout giving a more relaxed feel and wonderful levels of light provided by the front-facing window and French door. The kitchen is fitted with timeless Shaker style base units and excellent counter storage space, with range style cooker with extraction over and American fridge freezer giving a more contemporary look. There is plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs, with a comfortable snug area with Charnwood burner. Ideal as an informal day room and perfect for family life. A large pantry is accessed directly from the kitchen. A rear hall leads to the utility/laundry room with back stairs and also to a useful bootroom.

The first floor accommodation is finished in a continuous style, and equally as impressive and well presented; hosting five well appointed double bedrooms, one with the benefit of an en-suite, a separate shower room and luxury family bathroom opening from the hall. The master is positioned to the front, with wonderful outlooks across the garden and king sized proportions, fitted with a neutral and fresh décor and feature fireplace. The second principal bedroom, which is dual aspect, lies to the far end of the landing with a decadent en-suite complete with roll top bath. The further three bedrooms are well appointed doubles, with the neighbouring shower room sitting towards the rear of the property, and a luxury family bathroom further down the hall; fully fitted with freestanding bath and walk-in shower, with high-end finish and further bathroom accessories.

External

Wrought iron gates give a grand entrance to the striking grounds, which are a perfect compliment to the house and as functional as they are attractive. With ample space for parking provided by the sweeping gravelled drive, a grass tennis court and flourishing kitchen garden sit proudly to the front, with seating area and planted borders giving the farmhouse an appealing frontage. There is a chicken house and run in the corner of the vegetable garden, with a separate right of way leading to the rear gated entrance; with parking, a secure garage/workshop, bothy with fitted electrics & woodburner (ideal as work or hobby space!), a triple custom built dog kennel and a shed for the ride on mower. There is also a convenient access to the house via the bootroom from the enclosed rear garden.

Services

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating, private drainage.

Council Tax

Band G

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To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report or floor plan, contact the selling agents; Hastings Legal, Selkirk on lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.

Marketing Policy

Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 15 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, , Fax . 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.

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Market activity
Average price paid £115,422 Sales 254 Current average value £148,380 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,469 ▲ 6.05%

Property value data/graphs for TD9

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £276,772 £172 3.5 £236,398
Semi-detached £139,640 £151 3.0 £137,178
Terraced £123,878 £127 2.6 £99,950
Flats £81,823 £107 2.2 £66,051

Current asking prices in TD9

Average: £117,946
Avg. current asking prices in TD9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £102,429
(17)
£163,810
(24)
£297,636
(11)
£333,124
(8)
Flats £40,077
(32)
£64,154
(46)
£92,965
(32)
£85,437
(8)
£145,000
(1)
All £40,077
(32)
£74,482
(63)
£123,327
(56)
£208,289
(19)
£312,222
(9)

Current asking rents in TD9

Average: £364 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TD9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - £1,001 pcm
(1)
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Flats £312 pcm
(16)
£380 pcm
(8)
£475 pcm
(2)
- -
All £312 pcm
(16)
£380 pcm
(8)
£474 pcm
(2)
£1,001 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for TD9

Highest value in TD9
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Hawick TD9 £406,552
Minto, Hawick TD9 £366,686
Buccleuch Road £354,559
Jedward Terrace £309,891
Bonchester Bridge, Hawick TD9 £292,253
Highest turnover in TD9
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Eastfield Road 141.7%
Heronhill Close 100.0%
Mansfield Road 38.8%
West Stewart Place 36.8%
Bruce Court 36.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Tweedbank (13.0 miles)
  • Galashiels (14.2 miles)
  • Stow (19.7 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (44.3 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (48.5 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (73.2 miles)
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing (17.8 miles)
  • Belvedere Ferry Landing (18.2 miles)
  • Tower Knowe Ferry Landing (19.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Burnfoot Community School (2.1 miles)
  • Drumlanrig St Cuthbert's Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • St Margaret's RC Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • The Wilton Centre (2.5 miles)
  • Hawick High School (2.7 miles)
  • Jedburgh Grammar School (8.0 miles)
  • Grove Academy (18.6 miles)
  • Outwood Academy Redcar (18.6 miles)
  • Bellingham Middle School and Sports College (26.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,109 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In association with RBS

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£218/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £61 Electricity £71 Estimated energy cost £132/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24600 kWh/year
Electricity: 6100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Scottish Borders

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £219 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £27 Sewerage £40 Estimated water cost £67 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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