Ladhope Farmhouse

Yarrow, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 5NE

Offers Over £760,000

2.53 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • Commanding setting.
  • Yarrow Valley.
  • Traditiional farmhouse.
  • Well-presented.
  • 2 receptions, 6 bedrooms.
  • Biomass wood pellet boiler.
  • Solar panels.

SITUATIONLadhope Farmhouse has an outstanding location amidst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Yarrow Valley, approximately 10 miles west of Selkirk and 6 miles east of St Mary’s Loch. Ladhope Farmhouse has a north westerly aspect to the front and enjoys fine outlooks over the Yarrow Valley. Noted for its great scenic beauty, the Yarrow Valley is celebrated in the old Borders ballads and in the verse of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd. More recently the tranquility of the location has been captured in the paintings of the well known Borders artist, Tom Scott (1854 - 1927). The Yarrow Water flows down the Yarrow Valley from St Mary’s Loch to the Ettrick Water, south west of Selkirk. Local amenities include the nearby primary school (within walking distance of Ladhope Farmhouse), the church at Yarrow and the Gordon Arms Hotel (approximately 3 miles distant), a more extensive range of amenities being available in Selkirk. The Yarrow Valley is mainly devoted to pastural farming and forestry and is an excellent location for walking and outdoor pursuits.DESCRIPTIONLadhope Farmhouse is a charming traditional detached farmhouse set within a peaceful, yet accessible, rural location.The farmhouse has a commanding position above the Yarrow Valley and is of stone and slate construction with spacious and well presented family sized accommodation. There is a biomass central heating system which is served by wood pellets with the boiler and hopper being housed in the rear outbuilding. This system also provides hot water to the property.Solar panels on the southerly aspect of the property power the AGA and general electric requirements to the property. The property also benefits from a FIT.There is a well kept garden with a burn running through, sheltered by a mixture of mature soft and hardwood trees, as well some fruit trees. In addition there is an area of grazing ground to the north of the garden.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor:Entrance vestibule, reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, utility with wc, larder and airing cupboard.First Floor:Landing, principal bedroom with en suite, 3 further bedrooms, bespoke family bathroom, linen cupboard.Rear stairs behind the kitchen lead to bedroom 5 and office/bedroom 6. GARDEN AND GROUNDSThere is a detached double garage at the side with electricity supply. There is an outbuilding at the rear which houses the central heating boiler and hopper together with a further stone and slate built log store.DIRECTIONSFrom Selkirk take the A708 signposted for Yarrowford and Moffat. Continue along this road past the small settlement of Yarrow and its attractive church. Ladhope Farmhouse lies approximately 0.5 miles to the east of the A708, approximately 1.5 miles beyond Yarrow (shortly before reaching Yarrow Feus). Access to Ladhope Farmhouse involves passing close to Yarrow Primary School and the recently converted Ladhope Farm Steading.WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: repeating.pumps.imprintedPOST CODETD7 5NE