Baillieknowe Farmhouse

Stichill, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7TB

Offers Over £625,000

1.09 acres

Bedroom Count icon 9

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 4

  • Stunning farmhouse.
  • Commanding views.
  • Generous outbuilding includes tractor shed/garage, 4 stables and tack room.
  • Walled garden.
  • 3 receptions, 9 bedrooms.
  • Additional paddock by separate negotiation.

SITUATIONBaillieknowe Farmhouse lies in an accessible, rural location in one of the most sought after parts of the Scottish Borders. The Farmhouse lies approximately 3 miles north of Kelso and enjoys breathtaking views. The area is noted for its fine scenic countryside providing superb walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and other country pursuits.  Primary schooling is in Ednam with secondary schooling in the impressive High School in Kelso. Further a field there is education choices at St Mary’s in Melrose and Longridge Tower in Berwick Upon Tweed. Kelso is one of the most popular towns in the Borders providing good shopping with supermarkets and local shops as well as recreational and sporting facilities including golf, bowls, curling, fishing and National Hunt Racing.  Kelso has good road links with the other principal towns in the Borders and there are railway stations at both Tweedbank/Galashiels and Berwick upon Tweed.DESCRIPTIONBaillieknowe Farmhouse is a substantial former farmhouse built approximately 1870 but modernised, altered and extended at a later date to provide the present accommodation. The property offers an exceptional opportunity to create a beautiful spacious family home set in the heart of Roxburghshire. There is generous space throughout the property with huge potential and flexibility to reconfigure and develop the existing accommodation.From the front of the house, there are unrivalled views south, east and west over the Borders countryside and beyond. There are period features throughout the property which add to the abundance of character on offer.To the East of the property there is a mature, ornamental walled garden and to the West there is an outbuilding with several stores which could be used as garaging, stabling or general storage. With the correct consent in place it may also be possible to convert this outbuilding to supplementary accommodation.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance hall, rear hallways, sitting room, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, larder, utility, office, pantry, laundry, boot room, store and shower room.First Floor: Upper landings, 9 bedrooms (2 with dressing room off), 2 bathrooms and shower room.GARDEN, GROUNDS AND OUTBUILDINGSGenerous mature garden to front and easterly side of house. A pretty ornamental walled garden to the east of the property provides privacy and shelter as well as enjoying the exceptional views. The garden is laid out to lawns, herbaceous borders, fruit and ornamental trees.Outbuilding to the west of the farmhouse is 75 x 7.7 meters includes tractor shed/garage and 4 stables and tack room. The stables are cobble floored with good sized loft area above. There will be extra ground offered to the front of the property which could provide perfect acreage for equestrian purposes. This would be by separate negotiation through the selling agent on behalf of the Vendor. ACCESS/THIRD PARTY RIGHTS OF ACCESS/ SERVITUDES ETCInitially the access to the farmhouse will be through the existing farm steading area as hatched in green on the sale plan, but a proposed alternative route will follow the blue line on the site plan. A planning application for outline consent has been submitted with respect to the construction of a dwelling house on the east side of the farmhouse. Further details are available via Scottish Borders Council Planning Portal quoting Ref: 24/00371/PPP. ADJACENT FARM STEADINGThe adjacent farm steading at Baillieknowe is in the process of being demolished and the existing site falls within the current Local Development Plan Settlement Boundary of Stichill. Further details are available from selling agents.DIRECTIONSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words via the enclosed link CODETD5 7TB