• For Sale
  • Offers in excess of 1,150,000 GBP 
  • Bedroom: 5
  • Bathroom: 3
A family farmhouse with excellent views, accommodation,holiday cottages, grazing land, woodland and buildings.
Two main reception rooms | Five bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms (two en suite) | Kitchen/breakfast room | Office | Jacuzzi roomBoot room | Downstairs lavatoryTwo popular holiday cottages, each with three bedroomsA range of traditional and modern farm buildingsLand including 24.43 acres permanent pasture and 4.89 acres woodland.The fully restored family farmhouse is approached from the west via a private road with a tarmac parking area at the back door. Synton Mains Farmhouse has been sympathetically renovated, providing modern spaciousaccommodation and has many features throughout, including under floor heating in the newer part of the house, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired Aga, timber double glazed sash-and-case windows, flagstone flooring and open fireplaces. There is a garden area to the front and side of the house with patio and planted borders and wonderful far-reaching views over the Borders countryside.Holiday cottagesSet apart from the farmhouse are two extremely comfortable holiday cottages which have been successfully let for a number of years, generating a useful income. Going by the names of Pine Tree Cottage and Larchwood Cottage, both have open-plan kitchen/dining room/living areas withwood-burning stoves. Each cottage can accommodate up to six people in three bedrooms, with two bath/shower rooms (one en suite) in each. Larchwood has disabled access.OutbuildingsSynton Mains Farmhouse is served by a range of what are now redundant, traditional and modern farm buildings which could, subject to obtaining the necessary consents if required, be put to a number of different uses. LandTotalling 33.38 acres, the land at Synton Mains Farmhouse consists of 24.43 acres permanent pasture, 4.89 acres woodland, with the balance (4.51 acres) made up by the farmhouse, buildings and cottages. There is good access to the fields/paddocks, all of which provide good grazing. The largest can be mown for conservation. All the fields/paddocks have water troughs or are close to a supply to make a connection. The southern most boundary fence will be erected by the seller before completion.
Synton Mains Farmhouse is situated just east of Ashkirk in the heart of the Scottish Borders, amidst magnificent countryside approximately 5.5 miles south of Selkirk. Everyday amenities, including schooling, can be found inSelkirk and Lilliesleaf, whilst a wider range of services is available in Hawick (6 miles). Selkirk is famous for its annual Common Ridings and its close association with Sir Walter Scott. Further afield, Melrose is an attractive town, playing host each year to Melrose Sevens and The Borders BookFestival. Synton Mains Farmhouse is accessible from both the north and south. Edinburgh, lying 45 miles to the north, has an international airport and an intercity rail service. Carlisle (approximately 49 miles to the south), is on the west coast main line (current journey time to London approximately four hours). It is approximately 11 miles to the Borders Railway at Tweedbank which provides a regular service into Edinburgh (journey time one hour). Synton Mains Farmhouse is ideally situated for those wishing to takeadvantage of the wealth of recreational opportunities available in the Scottish Borders, an area renowned for its agriculture, unspoilt beauty and strong equestrian tradition. The farmhouse is therefore an excellent base for those who enjoy walking, riding, cycling and golf (Ashkirk has its own golf course). Some of the finest fishing in Britain is also available on the nearby River Tweed, and the area boasts challenging game shooting.Synton Mains Farmhouse is conveniently located for the A7 trunk road providing good access to Edinburgh, Carlisle and M6. Edinburgh airport has flights to a variety of domestic and international destinations.
James Denne
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