Outstanding architect designed country home run as a luxury B&B with 4 large bedrooms all en-suite, split level accommodation, imaginatively designed riverside setting. Advantages of living in Scotland are as follows: Free prescriptions for all, After 2 years residency owners qualify for free school and university education thus not inflicting student debt on the siblings and free care for the elderly.
Black Burn Lodge was completed 4 years ago situated in the village of Newcastleton on an elevated position above the Liddle Water with open views taking in the river valley farmland and mixed woodland beyond in the heart of the Scottish Borders landscape.
The timber frame construction with an emphasis on energy efficiency inclusive of solar hot water panels will appeal to environmentally concious purchasers while offering low running costs. Clad in Siberian Larch an extremely durable and maintenance free timber, the house blends into the landscape.
Generating a healthy income, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a stunning home and an investment opportunity if desired.
Accommodation extends to 254 sq.M ( 2735 ) over three levels each offering access to decked terraces and gardens and comprises;
Entry Level: Hall with cloaks cupboard, WC / wash basin, store room, Bedroom 1 with en-suite shower, Kitchen / Diner attractive vaulted ceiling with french doors to balcony with glazed balustrade overlooking the river. Extensive range of fitted units with integral dishwasher, fridge/freezer and island with built-in electric oven and induction hob. Utility room with fitted units, sink, plumbing for washing machine and large airing cupboard and door to garage and outside door to tiled terrace. Stairs leading down to ;
Intermediate level Superb spacious living area open to significant natural lighting from sloping roof lights together with full height corner glazing and french doors accessing a further deck with fine views to the garden and river. Built-in contemporary wood stove. Bedroom 2 with large en-suite shower room and dressing room with fitted shelves and hanging rails. Stairs leading down to;
Lower level Studio / Living room with full height glazing to the outer wall, free standing multi-fuel stove and door to gravelled patio. Bedroom 3 with extra large en-suite comprising bath and separate shower. Bedroom 4 with en-suite shower room with mood lighting and under-floor electric heating. Storage cupboard.
Access to under-floor void with potential for wine store. Outside gated access to drive with dry stone boundary walling and generous parking for up to 5 cars and integral Garage with electric door and full width half loft storage internally. Steps down to West facing decked terrace and gravel paths following the natural contours to lawns and river frontage and mature specimen Scots Pine and English Oak trees. Gazebo perched over the river bank with with stunning views and steps leading down to the river edge with permitted fishing rights. Mains water and electricity, private drainage system.
Location; The additional benefits of living North of the border; - Fee tuition for students in world class secondary education establishments. - Free health care.
Opportunity; This property can be purchased just as a home or alternatively as a luxury B&B business boasting a substantial income this financial year.
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