Period farmhouse with stunning views

Bartlehill Farmhouse is a delightful Grade C Listed farmhouse part of which dates back to the 1740s.

Saturday, 18th January 2014, 4:23 am
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The house sits in an elevated position with a beautiful southerly views and retains many original features such as window shutters and high ceilings. The accommodation is laid out in an easily managed way with the main reception rooms radiating from the front hall.

The drawing room with its window seat and shutters enjoys the stunning views and has an ornate open fireplace and built-in drinks cupboard.

The family room, with recessed cupboard and display cabinet, makes an ideal everyday room.

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The dining room has a useful hatch to the kitchen which is an ideal family breakfasting kitchen with Aga and window seat. Also on the ground floor is a study, shower room, utility room, boot room, larder, freezer room and large fuel store.

From the main hall a dog leg staircase with an eye-catching stained glass window on the half-landing leads to the first floor. There is a spacious landing, with a window looking over the garden and Cheviot Hills with doors off to the master bedroom with ensuite and three further bedrooms and bathroom.

The garden at Bartlehill is an attractive mix of mature herbaceous borders and specimen trees interspersed with lawns. Well stocked herbaceous borders give depth and colour throughout the year. There is a well maintained all weather tennis court and a small pavilion.

To the rear is a large yard area with ample parking. An open fronted cartshed currently serves as under cover car parking but could be converted to a multitude of purposes including granny annexe, office or studio.

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A four acre paddock lies in front of the house and is ideal for the family pony or a small flock of sheep.

Bartlehill Farmhouse, six miles east of kelso, sits in a most magnificent situation rural position and commands spectacular views south over the Tweed Valley to the Cheviot Hills.