THE COMMON INNERLEITHEN, EH44 6NL
General: The Common stands about 2 miles north of Innerleithen on the B709, overlooking the 9 hole Innerleithen Golf Course and across the Leithen Water Valley.
Innerleithen is a thriving small town community with a good variety of shops and a small supermarket with the St Ronans primary school and a health centre together with excellent hotels and restaurants. The area abounds in outdoor activities with extensive walking in the surrounding hills and the nearby Southern Upland way, the internationally renowned mountain bike trails at Innerleithen and Glentress, salmon and trout fishing in the River Tweed and the nearby historic house of Traquair which hosts many interesting events.
Edinburgh lies 28 miles to the north with all the benefits of a capital city together with the International airport and mainline rail connections.
Peebles, the county town, is 9 miles to the west with a wide variety of shops and recreational facilities, a renowned secondary school and a theatre/arts centre.
Lot 1 The Common and Bothy The Common, Innerleithen was originally built around 1850 and subsequently extended in about 1937 with the bothy cottage at the rear being adapted later.
The house and bothy stands in about 1.18 acres with parking and garden ground. The house has an adaptable layout of up to 6 bedrooms, with bedrooms and bathrooms
on the ground and first floors. There is a fine large sitting room and a good sized dining room in the older part of the house.
The Bothy is an independent dwelling attached to the rear with 3 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen and bathroom.
There is a substantial garden around the property.
There are some outbuildings to the rear in need of repair.
Lot 2 With the house, and offered as an additional area available to a purchaser of Lot 1, is about 4.35 acres of grazing and amenity land together with a two bay dutch barn hayshed, set to the North of the house. The purchaser will be responsible for erecting a stockproof fence to the sellers satisfaction, within two months of settlement, along the currently un fenced boundaries.
The private water supply has a tank in this lot and 2 ponds have been formed in the run of the burn coming from the hill.
COUNCIL Tax: The Common is in council tax band F.
The Bothy is in council tax band A.
SERVICES: The Common is on a private water supply Private drainage Main electricity The house has oil fired central heating
VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with the selling agent.
Lot 1 offers over £380,000
Lot 2 Offers over £40,000
Lot 2 will not be sold seperately from Lot 1.