Known as ‘The Wee Hideaway’, the charming log cabin at the end of the garden is currently a successful holiday let, with an occupancy of about 79 per cent in 2021. The cabin has a double bedroom, shower room and open plan kitchen/living area with underfloor heating. It provides the prefect retreat with stunning views out over the surrounding countryside. The cabin could also be used as a home office, an artist’s studio, gym, or as a base for visiting family and friends.
Rebecca March of Galbraith, who is handling the sale said: “Haughhead Farmhouse offers an excellent lifestyle within easy reach of Edinburgh and in a lovely rural setting close to the conservation village of West Linton. The property has been lovingly upgraded over the past 20 years by the current owners to retain many original features whilst providing attractive and flexible accommodation. With the separate log cabin in the grounds, the property has a wealth of advantages for the purchaser.”
Haughhead farmhouse has a variety of traditional features such as exposed timber beams, wooden floors, fire place and free standing roll top bath. The delightful kitchen/breakfast room is light and bright with additional ceiling height, exposed beams, Belfast sink and fitted bench seating. The attractive sitting room has a woodburner and the sun room is another lovely reception space leading directly out onto the garden.
The property sits in mature garden grounds, mostly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees providing privacy. The majority of the garden lies to the south of the house. The property also benefits from a number of outbuildings which provide ample additional storage space. The garage, store room/workshop and tack room are all accessed externally. There is also a detached garden store.
Haughhead Farmhouse is set in a rural yet accessible location, on the edge of Dolphinton and about 4 miles from the conservation village of West Linton in rural South Lanarkshire. It is the ideal base for commuters, as the Edinburgh city bypass is within easy reach, about 16.5 miles, which gives access to airport and the M74.
Local amenities in West Linton include a post office, an excellent nursery and primary school, a pub, restaurant and supermarket. The nearby towns of Biggar and Penicuik provide a wider range of services. There are a range of leisure pursuits in the immediate vicinity including walking in the nearby hills, skiing at Hillend dry ski slope, fishing on the River Tweed, tennis courts, bowling green, horse riding and golf courses.
Haughhead Farmhouse is for sale though Galbraith for offers over £450,000.