The Boorach

Brothershiels Farm, Heriot, Scottish Borders, EH38 5YF

Guide Price £650,000

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • Open plan ground floor
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Family room/bedroom
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Single bedroom/study
  • Garden
  • Garage
  • Outbuildings

SITUATIONThe Boorach sits within the exclusive rural settlement of Brothershiels. The area, originally comprising farm buildings, has been sympathetically developed in recent years and now includes a mix of old and new properties.Brothershiels is located via a single track road which has been adopted by the local authority. It is about 1.5 miles from the A7 trunk road which provides excellent access, south towards Galashiels and north towards Edinburgh. The nearby village of Heriot boasts a bustling community and a church, village hall and primary School. The area falls into the catchment for Galashiels Academy.There is a good range of local services as well as a train station in Gorebridge (6 miles). A wider range of shops and services, including major supermarkets, can be found in Dalkeith. The popular shopping areas at Straiton and Fort Kinnaird are also within easy reach. The Boorach enjoys the benefits of the Borders countryside whilst being within comfortable commuting distance of Edinburgh.DESCRIPTIONThe Boorach is a substantial detached property, architect designed and built in 2006. The house includes a number of interesting features including an impressive full gable height window, an internal bridge leading to the master bedroom suite and quaint lighting and windows. The property was designed with family living in mind and the ground floor provides a social, semi-open plan central area comprising the well thought out kitchen, dining room and sitting room. The sitting room benefits from a wood burning stove. French doors lead to a decked terrace and the garden beyond.There is a useful room with Jack and Jill shower room on the ground floor that could be a study, playroom or ground floor bedroom. A generous utility room is a very well designed room that is a great benefit for country living. On the first floor the master bedroom suite incorporates good storage and an en suite shower room. The further bedrooms include built in storage and there are interesting views over the surrounding countryside from all windows. The Boorach benefits from superfast fibre broadband.GARDEN AND OUTBUILDINGSThe Boorach sits in a generous plot extending to about 0.7 acres. The house is approached through timber gates to a generous gravel parking area. The garden is predominantly to the east and south of the house. In recent years a porch and deck have been added to the eastern gable of the house providing an excellent sheltered outdoor extension to the accommodation. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and includes a wooded bank.A detached garage is located in the gravel parking area beside the house. The building incorporates a stable/storage shed. The garden also includes a timber storage shed. The shed, originally used as a timber stable block, is divided into very useable areas including a lawn mower storage shed and log store. A garden room/bar has been incorporated into the shed and provides a fun space ideal for parties and gatherings.