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Ward Cottage is located in an enviable scenic location in the Upper Tweed Valley. The house sits just below the ruins of Tinnis Castle which is believed to have been blown up in 1524 by Lord Fleming as part of ...
Ward Cottage is located in an enviable scenic location in the Upper Tweed Valley. The house sits just below the ruins of Tinnis Castle which is believed to have been blown up in 1524 by Lord Fleming as part of a longstanding feud between the Fleming and Tweedie families.
The quaint village of Broughton, offering a primary school, village store, tearoom, bistro, pub, garage, church, bowling green, tennis courts and village hall lies 3 miles to the west.
The bustling market towns of Biggar and Peebles offer more extensive services including leisure facilities, well regarded secondary schools and supermarkets plus a wide range of independent services, shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels.
The local area has a range of year-round outdoor sporting and recreational activities. A short distance from the property is the River Tweed for which fishing permits are available. These activities also include excellent golf courses at Peebles, Biggar, Carnwath and Lanark plus hill walking and trout fishing on the Clyde.
The Tweed Valley is renowned for varied and exciting outdoor activities including fishing, walking, golf, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding.
Edinburgh and Glasgow are within commuting distance and easily accessible by road from the A702 and M74 respectively, with rail services to Glasgow from Lanark and to Edinburgh from Carstairs.
Ward Cottage is a traditional single storey detached cottage built of stone under a pitched slate roof and is believed to date from approximately 1820.
The house is in a generous garden and grounds and has a westerly aspect.
The house would now benefit from a degree of upgrading.
The single storey accommodation includes;
Hall, reception room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS:
Timber storage shed. Off road parking for 2 cars.
Enclosed garden with orchard area.
Well fenced paddock extending to about 0.61 acres
Travelling west from Peebles on the A72 after 3.8 miles turn left onto the B712 signposted to Drumelzier, Stobo Castle and Dawyck Botanic Garden. Continue along the B712 for about 6 miles. Drumelzier Haugh Farm is on the right hand side of the road and Ward Cottage is just beyond the farm on the left hand side of the road.