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East Mains Farmhouse

Gordon, Scottish Borders, TD3 6JU

Guide Price £520,000


  • Traditional detached equestrian property

  • About 12.2 acres in all

  • Stables, field shelter, paddock (about 5 acres) and woodland

  • Scenic location within commute of Edinburgh

  • Within catchment of Earlston High School

  • Large barn with conversion potential - subject to planning (lapsed)

  • 2 Public 6 bedrooms

  • Living kitchen

  • Boot room, utility with gun room/wine cellar

SITUATION
East Mains Farmhouse is set within a scenic rural location about 1/2 mile to the east of the village of Gordon. The farmhouse has an open southerly aspect to the front and the Eden Water runs through the gardens …

SITUATION
East Mains Farmhouse is set within a scenic rural location about 1/2 mile to the east of the village of Gordon. The farmhouse has an open southerly aspect to the front and the Eden Water runs through the gardens and woodland.

Gordon is an attractive 19th Century Borders village which lies approximately 9 miles north of Kelso and is within commuting distance of Edinburgh and the main Borders towns. The village lies within fine Borders countryside and local amenities include a public house, coffee shop, local shop, primary school, church, village hall and community woodland. Secondary schooling is at the highly regarded Earlston High School (about 6 miles). Private schooling is available in Melrose and Berwick upon Tweed. Edinburgh’s schools are also easily accessible.

Both Kelso and Melrose are within easy reach and the Borders Railway is about 12 miles from East Mains Farmhouse.

DESCRIPTION
East Mains Farmhouse is an appealing traditional detached family home offering versatile and well-proportioned accommodation. There are excellent paddocks lying to the east of the farmhouse which contain stables (4 loose boxes), field shelter and water troughs.

The house benefits from oil fired central heating and windows are double glazed. Oil fired “Rayburn”.

The farmhouse benefits from fibre broadband.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor:
Hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, living kitchen, shower room (with shower, basin and WC), pantry, boot room, utility room and gun room/wine cellar.

First Floor:
Landing, 5 double bedrooms (one of which has its own staircase off the kitchen), nursery/single bedroom and family bathroom (with WC, basin and bath with shower above).

GARDEN AND OUTBUILDINGS
East Mains Farmhouse sits within attractive gardens and grounds which extend to several acres and include a picturesque section of the Eden Water running through woodland. There is a small paddock, with shelter, on the east bank of the Eden Water.

There is a large, sheltered field, divided into several paddocks, lying to the east of the farmhouse which contains stables (4 loose boxes), field shelter and water troughs.

Outbuildings include 2 useful stores attached to the rear of the farmhouse and a large, traditional barn lying to the west of the property which has potential for conversion to a self-contained dwelling - if desired. - subject to planning. Prior planning permission existed for a 4 bedroom house but this has now lapsed.

DIRECTIONS
From Gordon travel east on the A6105. Take the first right turn on to a minor road to Gordon East Mains and East Mains Farmhouse is the last property on your left before crossing the Eden Water. The property is approximately 1/2 mile east of Gordon.