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Meadow House

St. Boswells, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 0BD

Offers Over £800,000


  • Superb Period family home.

  • Popular Borders conservation village setting.

  • Modernised, upgraded over last 3 years.

  • Mature and nicely landscaped garden.

  • Stable/garage block with apparent conversion potential.

  • 3 receptions, 5 bedrooms.

  • About 0.9 acres.

SITUATION
Meadow House enjoys a superb central, yet private, location within this sought after Borders village. The house lies within the St Boswells conservation area and sits in generous and well tended garden grounds.

St Boswells is a pretty village …

SITUATION
Meadow House enjoys a superb central, yet private, location within this sought after Borders village. The house lies within the St Boswells conservation area and sits in generous and well tended garden grounds.

St Boswells is a pretty village which reputedly has the largest village green in Scotland and sits above the River Tweed. The village lies adjacent to the A68 which provides good vehicular access both north to Edinburgh and south to the northeast of England. Both Scottish Borders Council’s Headquarters and the Borders General Hospital are within easy reach.

St Boswells has a good range of local shops (including the popular Main Street Trading bookshop with café) along with a primary school, popular Hotel, church and garage/petrol station. Secondary schooling is at the well regarded Earlston High School.

St Boswells has a good range of sporting and recreational facilities including a golf course, rugby club, tennis courts and cricket ground. The Waverley Rail link between Tweedbank/Galashiels and Edinburgh terminates a short drive from St Boswells.

DESCRIPTION
Meadow House is a superb family home understood to date from the early 1800’s. The house provides well proportioned and thoughtfully laid out accommodation which has undergone modernisation, upgrading and repair since 2018.

Meadow House benefits from oil fired central heating and has open fires in each of the sitting room and dining room. There is a wood burning stove in the study.

The kitchen has recently been installed and includes a dual control Aga and a good range of units.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor:
Entrance, hall, drawing room, dining room, study, timber lined cloakroom (with WC and basin), butler’s pantry, larder, kitchen, utility room and rear hall.

First Floor:
Spacious landing, principal bedroom with en suite shower/dressing room (with shower, basin, WC and mirror door wardrobes), 4 further bedrooms, study/sewing room, bathroom (with bath, basin and WC) and shower/wet room (with shower, basin and WC).

GARDEN, LAND AND OUTBUILDINGS
Meadow House sits within about 0.9 acres of mature garden grounds which lie mainly to its front/southeast and rear/northwest. The garden includes lawns, borders, rockery, woodland, generous car parking and a cobbled courtyard. The garden is well stocked with colourful flowering shrubs and Perennials. The large rear garden has apple, plum, pear and damson and the green house is home to a flourishing grape vine.

Access to Meadow House is by a private driveway and there is a small wooded area at the southeast end of the garden, adjacent to the entrance gate.

There is an excellent stables/garage block immediately to the east of Meadow House and this is currently used for storage. The building appears to have potential for conversion to residential or office use - subject to planning. Other outbuildings include a summer house, old game larder/log store, greenhouse, coal store and outside loo (with WC and basin).

DIRECTIONS
From the A68 head east along St Boswells Main Street passing the village shops and continuing to Weirgate Brae on your right. Travel down Weirgate Brae turning right into the Meadow House driveway opposite the left turn into Thoartergate. Alternatively, on entering St Boswells from the east on the B6404 continue straight ahead into Thoartergate shortly after passing the speed limit signs and continue to the end of Thoartergate before crossing Weirgate Brae and driving into Meadow House.

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POST CODE
TD6 0BD