The Property is located approximately 1 mile east of North Middleton and is accessed from Borthwick Castle Road, an unclassified public road. The idyllic setting, within a conservation area, provides all the benefits of rural life, whist remaining accessible. …
The Property is located approximately 1 mile east of North Middleton and is accessed from Borthwick Castle Road, an unclassified public road. The idyllic setting, within a conservation area, provides all the benefits of rural life, whist remaining accessible.
Borthwick hamlet has a historic importance and a delightful rural community. There is a wealth of recreational and leisure activities available in the area: including Woodland Trust walks; cycling; golfing; Vogrie Country Park; Gorebridge Leisure Centre and Dalhousie Hotel and Spa.
The A7 trunk road, 1 mile away, provides easy access both north to Edinburgh and south to Carlisle and the M6. Gorebridge railway station, 2.5 miles away, provides free parking and enables access into Edinburgh city centre in 25 minutes. Edinburgh International Airport can be reached in about a 30 minute drive. Borthwick Farmhouse falls within the catchment area for Moorfoot Primary School, in North Middleton, and Newbattle High School, located approximately 4.5 miles away. The numerous independent private schools of Edinburgh are also within easy reach.
Borthwick Farmhouse is a charming eighteenth century property with attractive features throughout. The rural setting enables a number of the rooms to benefit from spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, and Borthwick Castle which is said to be one of the finest 15 century keeps in Scotland. The original house is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof which has been extended to provide additional accommodation. The property has been well maintained and provides flexible living space for the whole family.
Ground Floor: Dining Room, Kitchen, Sitting Room, Study, Conservatory, Utility Room, Boiler Room and WC
First Floor: Master Bedroom with en-suite shower, Bedroom with en-suite WC, Bedroom, Family Bathroom and Studio Bedroom
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
A mature and well presented garden surrounds the property with traditional stone court yard, including stable, to the rear. This provides various areas to relax and unwind. To the front of the property there is an attractive tarmac turning circle that provides space for parking.
In addition to the garden there is a 2.22 acres (0.90ha) paddock, including a pond, which attracts various wildlife. The paddock has been classified by the James Hutton Institute as Grade 3.1 and is generally flat in aspect. The path along the river bank is part of the Gore circular walk and is a public right of way. The field is currently used to graze horses.
Turn off the A7 towards North Middleton/Borthwick, continue on this road for about a mile and Borthwick Farmhouse will be on your left.
Drummond Miller LLP, 9-11 White Hart Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AE
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