Brotherstone Cottage

Nether Brotherstone, Heriot, Scottish Borders, EH38 5YS

Offers Over £290,000

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Reception Count icon 2

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  • Excellent rural detached cottage.
  • Good commuter links.
  • 2 reception rooms, 2 bedrooms.
  • Walk-in condition.
  • Garden.
  • Biomass central heating and hot water.

SITUATIONBrotherstone Cottage forms part of Nether Brotherstone, a rural settlement nestled among rolling countryside in the north of the Borders region. The nearby village of Heriot boasts an bustling community with regular activities based around the village hall. Local services can be found in the nearby villages of Pathhead (6 miles), Humbie (6.5 miles) and Stow (8 miles). The villages have an good local services. Pathhead and Stow benefit from modern medical centres. Lauder (12.6 miles) offers a wider range of local services and amenities including shops, post office, cafés, pharmacy and medical centre. A wide range of amenities can be found to the south in Galashiels and north at Dalkeith and Edinburgh. The city of Edinburgh is within easy reach via both the A68 and the A7, or from the nearby train stations at Stow (8 miles) and Gorebridge (9.5 miles). The property enjoys the benefits of the Borders countryside whilst being within comfortable commuting distance of Edinburgh.DESCRIPTIONBrotherstone Cottage dates from the mid 18th Century and was refurbished and converted from a farmworker’s cottage and adjacent byre to a single storey house in approximately 2007. The accommodation is deceptively spacious and is well presented throughout. The smart kitchen benefits from a gas hob and the owners have added Corian worktops. The bathrooms have also been upgraded and now feature modern and stylish fittings. The electrics, plumbing and heating have also been upgraded. A particularly fine feature is the central heating and hot water system which is run from a wood fuelled pellet burner located in the kitchen/dining room. ACCOMMODATIONSitting room, kitchen/dining/family room, study/single bedroom, sun porch, bedroom 1 with en suite shower room, bedroom 2, family shower room. GARDEN AND GROUNDSBrotherstone Cottage benefits from 2 allocated parking spaces.The enclosed garden at the side of the house and provides and private and sheltered outdoor space. There is a decked terrace leading to a sloping lawn at the front of the house. Two timber storage sheds.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents. DIRECTIONSHeading south on the A7, south of Heriot take the turn onto the B6368 signed to Gilston. Continue along this road for approximately 2.2 miles. Brotherstone Cottage is the property above the road on the left. The parking area is to the rear of the property. WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: trap.gagging.witless POST CODEEH38 5YS