Woodburn is set back from the road in the centre of Ettrickbridge. The rural village of Ettrickbridge has a great sense of community and benefits from a useful range of local amenities including an inn, church, village hall and …
Woodburn is set back from the road in the centre of Ettrickbridge. The rural village of Ettrickbridge has a great sense of community and benefits from a useful range of local amenities including an inn, church, village hall and primary school. nearby is the thriving Royal Burgh of Selkirk benefits from a variety of shops, restaurants and hotels, a health centre and professional services plus a well regarded secondary school.
The Borders General Hospital and the headquarters of the Scottish Borders Council are also within comfortable reach. The Scottish Borders Railway with a station in Tweedbank provides excellent access by rail to Edinburgh and the A7 trunk road runs through Selkirk.
Woodburn was built in approximately 1935. The house is a fine example of architecture of the time and has not been significantly altered since. The detached property retains many original features such as a symmetrical façade and Art Deco style timber doors and surrounds. The fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room are also fine examples of 1930s style.
The generous reception hall features two useful cupboards on either side of the front door, one the original telephone cupboard and the second a cloaks cupboard. Both the sitting and dining rooms feature bay windows to make the most of the southerly aspect of the property.
The Raeburn cooker in the kitchen includes an oil fired boiler and serves the central heating system via radiators. Hot water is provided through the Raeburn as well as an immersion heater.
Woodburn remains unspoilt and provides an opportunity to create a spacious family home within the current property. The house also benefits from a spacious attic which could be converted into further accommodation.
Reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Woodburn sits in spacious grounds that comprise off street parking, decorative front garden and a rear garden. The grounds extend to about one third of an acre.
The front garden benefits from raised beds and incorporates gravel off street parking. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn and drops down to the Tower Burn at the northern boundary. The garden is surrounded by dry stone walls.