Riccarton Toll bar Cottage was originally built in the early 1800s, but has been modernised, altered and extended at later dates, to provide the current accommodation. Constructed of solid stone and render under a pitched slated roof.
The property is situated on the B6357 road about 5 miles east of Newcastleton, where a good range of local services are provided, a more comprehensive range are available in Hawick around 20 Miles away.
The accommodation comprises: Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Living room, Kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, in total around 65 sqm of living space. There is also a good sized boarded and floored attic.
Benefitting from UPVC double glazing, oil central heating and a solid fuel stove in the living room. The water is from a private supply and the drainage is via a septic tank.
Outside there is an attached single garage, which could be converted to provide additional living space and a sizeable detached, wash/coal house, which would make an excellent studio or home office.
The property sits in large garden grounds of around 3/4 of an acre. Laid mainly to grass, with many mature trees and shrubs, a garden of great potential.
The cottage is presented in good clean and tidy order, but would benefit from a degree of cosmetic updating. It has lovely open views to the front over the lovely Borders countryside.
An excellent "away from it all property" ideal holiday let. A house with great potential.
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