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Property details

Features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Freehold
  • Unique Country Home
  • Secluded But Readily Accessible
  • Perfect For Commuter By Road Or Rail
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Parkland Feel & Lovely Views
  • Traditional Design Details & Quality Fittings
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Four Double Bedrooms All En-Suite
  • Double Garage & Ample Parking
  • Oil Fired Heating (Underfloor At Ground Floor)

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Last 30 days: 244 page views

Since listed: 5077 page views

Description

Avmian is a striking, substantial and unique home, enjoying a fantastic secluded semi rural yet highly convenient location; set back from the A68 giving easy access to Edinburgh by car, bus or train from the nearby Tweedbank railway station which is only 3 miles away.

Set upon around one acre of secluded landscaped grounds which have a parkland feel and enjoy superb views, the house was architecturally designed by the current owners and has been styled on the Georgian Era. Demonstrating attention to detail and with high specification quality fittings throughout, the property successfully combines all the benefits of modern day living with a thoroughly traditional feel including details such as 9ft high ceilings, decorative cornicing, open fires and pillars in the stunning sitting room which opens to a beautiful sun room.

As a large family home, or for those with an extended family/regular visitors, this property works very well, however it could also suit those who seek a peaceful retreat and wish to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, but need easy access to rail links and airports. The size and location, so close to the Abbey town of Melrose and many of the tourist attractions for which the Scottish Borders is renowned, may also give possibilities for those who have an eye on a small Bed & Breakfast opportunity.

Ground floor, Large entrance hall, formal dining room, breakfasting kitchen with bespoke units and granite work surfaces, utility room, sitting room, formal lounge, sun room/orangery, 5th bedroom or study. Both reception rooms have open fires and there is under floor heating.

First Floor, 4 double bedrooms, all en-suite. The stunning split level master bedroom includes a delightful balcony taking advantage of the views as well as a fitted dressing room accessing an en-suite with his and hers sinks, double shower and jacuzzi bath.

Viewing is considered a must in order to fully grasp the size, setting and scope of this quality residence.

Directions

From the A68 travelling South from Edinburgh turn left signposted Gattonside B6360, and then immediately left into the entrance to Grangehall. At Grangehall carpark turn immediately left and then sharp right to where the property is located. From the Melrose bypass on the A68 travel north crossing the river Tweed at Leaderfoot take the right turn signed Gattonside B6360 and then immediately left into the entrance to Grange hall. At Grangehall carpark follow directions as above.

Location

The property is situated in the grounds of the former Drygrange mansion house giving a semi rural but not isolated location. It enjoys a magnificent setting high above the Leader Water as it flows on to meet The Tweed a short distance downstream near the signature Leaderfoot Viaduct. Drygrange, was formerly the chief grange or granary for Melrose Abbey with records dating back to the 12th century.

Buyers from far and wide are becoming increasingly attracted to the Borders region as a whole. It is a beautiful area renowned for its spectacular scenery, sense of history, tradition and quieter pace of life. There are numerous activities on offer for those with an interest in sporting and country pursuits, with urban life and amenities readily accessible.

The nearby historic and beautiful Abbey town of Melrose is one of the most desirable of the Borders towns and was voted the best town in Scotland in 2018. It has a fantastic selection of quality shops, bars and eateries, a golf course nestled at the foot of the beautiful Eildon Hills and is of course home to the iconic Greenyards rugby ground.

Avmian is well placed for travel to many surrounding towns and villages, along with major employers such as the Borders General Hospital and Scottish Borders Council hq. Melrose has private prep schooling at St Marys and Avmian is in the catchment for the sought after Earlston High School, one of Scotland's top performing secondary schools.

Outside

The entrance to the house provides parking for a number of vehicles in addition to the detached double garage. The landscaped grounds include large expanses of manicured lawns and have a parkland feel, with a lovely area to the side great for parties, barbeques and summer living.

General Information

*** Note to Solicitors*** All formal offers should be emailed in the first instance to . Should your client's offer be accepted, please then send the Principle offer directly to the seller's solicitor upon receipt of the Notification of Proposed Sale which will be emailed to you.

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Local Amenities

  • Tweedbank 3.3 miles
  • Galashiels 5.1 miles
  • Earlston Primary School 1.8 miles
  • Earlston High School 1.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Tweedbank 3.3 miles
  • Galashiels 5.1 miles
  • Earlston Primary School 1.8 miles
  • Earlston High School 1.8 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in TD6:

  • £380,025
  • Price decrease

  • -£2,694
  • (-0.704%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £354,431
  • Properties sold

    20

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
30th Apr 2018 £650,000 Price reduced by £25,000
18th Sep 2017 £675,000 First listed

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