Burnside lies on the southern side of Midlem Midlem is a pretty conservation village with a sloping green which as the Old Smithy as its centre piece. The village hall is well used and a wider range of amenities can ...
Burnside lies on the southern side of Midlem Midlem is a pretty conservation village with a sloping green which as the Old Smithy as its centre piece. The village hall is well used and a wider range of amenities can be found of both Lilliesleaf and Selkirk. There is a primary school in Lilliesleaf and a good secondary school in Selkirk. Selkirk is the main centre serving the locality with good shopping and recreational facilities including a swimming pool and a golf course. The Borders is renowned for its spectacular countryside and its many rural pursuits including hill walking, mountain biking, horse riding and the sporting opportunities afforded by the River Tweed and its tributaries.
Both the A7 and A68, which link Scotland with the north of England, are within easy reach. The newly opened Borders rail link with Edinburgh terminates 8 miles away at Tweedbank.
Burnside is a superb bungalow which has been extended in recent years to provide a large and bright kitchen with generous dining area and a master bedroom suite.
The extensive and adaptable accommodation is double glazed and is attractively presented throughout. It is south facing and enjoys a good degree of privacy.
The sheltered, mature garden has a south facing terrace in front of the house. There is also a secluded west facing, outdoor dining area at the rear of the house. The garden features a pretty border that includes a diversity of plants. The rest of the garden is laid mainly to lawn and borders the tree lined Midlem Burn on the southern edge.
Adjoining the north side of the garden are the equestrian facilities. These facilities include a timber stable block comprising 2 stables and a tack room and a paddock that extends to 1.2 acres.