The property is set on a plot approaching a third of an acre, on an exclusive development, this individually designed home offers extremely versatile accommodation of around 2500 square feet, consisting of: entrance porch, hall, downstairs WC, dining room, study (bedroom 6), family room/large dining kitchen, utility room, additional downstairs WC, from utility a staircase leading to Bedroom 5/games/entertainment room. Master bedroom with dressing room and large
en-suite, bedroom room 2 with en-suite, 2 additional bedrooms, family bathroom,
2 loft/storage areas, large garden to the front, rear and side, double garage.
Westruther is a very quiet, picturesque small Berwickshire village in a fine rural location set
in the Lammermuir hills with a good range of amenities including an excellent
primary school, church, village hall and a popular Inn (The Old Thistle Inn).
The village is also the current floral gateway ‘wee village’ winner. It is a
small community, yet has a host of activities within the village for young and
old. A wider range of amenities are found in each of Lauder, Melrose, Earlston,
Duns and Galashiels and secondary school catchment is at the highly regarded
Earlston High School. Westruther has good road links with the main Borders
towns and is well positioned for commuting to Edinburgh or Newcastle by road
and by rail since opening of the new Borders Railway or from the East Coast
main line from Berwick which is 40 minute drive. The fabulous coastal areas of
the Scottish borders and Northumberland are less than a one hour drive away.
Situated close to the southern upland way and the borders cycle routes, great
walks and cycles are not far away.
The accommodation comprises: Entrance porch to the front of the property with a large storage cupboard, entrance hall with oak flooring, downstairs bathroom with WC and hand
basin, through lounge having aspects to both front and rear of the property
with french doors leading to the rear garden, dining room with direct access to
the kitchen area, family area with french doors leading to the rear garden
leading to large dining kitchen with breakfast bar and ample wall and floor
mounted units topped with plenty of worktop space, electric hob, double oven,
integrated dishwasher and fridge/ freezer. A well-proportioned utility room
with further matching floor mounted units and tall storage unit also benefiting
from plumbing for washing machine , leading to further WC with hand basin and access
to the integral double garage. There is also an additional staircase leading to
a fabulous large additional room. This room, classified as bedroom 5, can be
used for a variety of uses in addition to a bedroom, currently set up for the
kids as a gaming/music/cinema room could be used as a music room, entertainment room, gym, home office, ultimate kids playroom and benefits from two Velux windows making it a very light and airy space. This room in connection with the utility and downstairs WC, could also be easily set up as a granny flat. Access to the rear garden is also gained
from the utility room.
From the entrance hall, a staircase leads to the upstairs accommodation consisting of a large master bedroom leading though to a dressing room with ample closed wardrobe
space onto an en-suite 4 piece bathroom comprising WC, two hand basins, and a
large power/massaging shower. Bedroom 2 and 3 also benefit from built in wardrobes
and bedroom 2 has an additional en suite showroom with WC, hand basin and shower.
Bedroom 4 and the tasteful family bathroom comprising of WC and Hand basin and
a Jacuzzi bath with shower, complete the upstairs accommodation. There is loft
space access from a hatch in the master dressing area with boarding and storage
space and a small attic space off the master en-suite further extends the
The property has oil fired central heating, double glazing throughout and there is a mixture
of carpet, oak and vinyl flooring fitted. A mix of glazed and solid internal
doors, numerous electric power points, aerial sockets and phone points in every
room. There are also smoke alarms throughout and an intruder alarm. The
decoration has recently been updated and refreshed, meaning the new occupier
could move straight in with no immediate requirement to change to taste.
Externally, gardens can be found to the front, rear and side of the property. The front is grassed with a large pebbled driveway big enough for several cars with access to the
double garage via an up and over double door. Also from the driveway is a
disabled access ramp providing easy access to the front of the house, or a
great ramp for the kids to utilise on their bikes. The pebble pathway continues
around the full property as does the lawn providing great space for the kids to
play or a great canvas for an avid gardener. There is an outside tap and
external power sockets to the rear of the property which is bordered by a
natural dry stone wall. Several Birch trees are also along the perimeter of the
property. There is additional parking available on the road adjacent to the