Oxton is a quiet country village sitting just outside the popular village of Lauder, opening off the A68, linking to further Border towns and Edinburgh. Lauder boasts a real sense of community spirit, with many events and activities for all ages and a thriving high street. There is an excellent selection of small outlets including an award winning butcher, baker, fruit and veg shop, bistro and two very good coffee shops. Lauder is home to Thirlestane Castle; a magnificent 16th Century Castle set in a quiet meadow landscape and the family home of the Duke of Lauderdale. Thirlestane is one of the oldest and finest Castles in Scotland where you will find many beautiful and peaceful walks to enjoy. The Tour de Lauder sets off from Lauder every April attracting cyclists from all over the country. It is popular place with commuters with the Borders Railway and nearby Stow Station only a 10 minute drive and easy access via the A68 both north and south of the Border.
Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Living Room, Garden Room, Dining Room, Breakfasting Kitchen, Utility & Cloakroom, and Two Double Bedrooms (one ensuite) on Ground Floor, with Mezzanine Snug/Study, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Further Double Bedroom, and Family Bathroom.
From Justice Park, a monoblock driveway provides plenty off-street parking and extends to the double garage and the adajacnt main entrance to the property. A bright vestibule and hallway open to the ground floor accommodation; with double doors opening to the lounge - a wonderfully bright and spacious room with french doors and windows extending the length of the rear aspect, providing lovely outlooks across the garden and fields beyond. The lounge is finished with oak flooring, a complimenting decor and feature woodburning stove - with the mezzanine snug positioned above. An adjoining double door opens from the lounge to the garden rooms; a pleasant dayroom suitable for all seasons, with large glazed panelled walls, fitted carpeting and bright outlooks. A further adjoining door from the lounge links to the dining room and kitchen - making this a super entertaining space allowing an informal flow between the three public rooms. The dining room allows plenty space for a large table, chairs and further furnishings as required, and is fitted with a continuous decor from the lounge. The family kitchen is well proportioned and multi functional; fitted with contemporary units, range cooker and space for further appliances, the kitchen also hosts a breakfast bar with space for a further dining table if required and a comfy sofa area; with sliding patio door to the decked terrace. The kitchen benefits a utility room with laundry facilities, a cloakroom with W/C, further in-built storage and an external door to the garden. Also on the ground floor, a well appointed double bedroom sits to the front with a pleasant dual aspect; fitted with oak flooring and plenty space for freestanding furnishings, with bedroom two positioned across the hall, a further double finished in a continuous style. Upstairs, the master bedroom sits quietly to the rear with excellent storage extending the length of the wall and a wardrobe style door opening to a well presented en suite shower room, tiled ceiling to floor with a luxurious feel and high-end fittings. Also opening from the landing, a further double bedroom with dual aspect and plenty in-built storage, the family bathroom, fitted with Jacuzzi bath, walk-in shower and further contemporary bathroom fittings, and the mezzanine snug - ideal as a hobby or workspace.
The outdoor space is equally as generously proportioned as the living space; with a low maintenance wrap around garden catering for every need and offering scope for further development. To the front, the garden is monoblocked to allow plenty off-street parking and turning space, with the double garage opening to the front with electric up-an-over doors and side access leading to the main section of garden quietly positioned to the rear; mostly laid to lawn and backing onto fields, there is excellent privacy and plenty of space for kids, pets and adult alike to enjoy! To the far end, an attractive stone-chip area is perfect for seating, with planted borders providing a splash of colour. Opening directly from the lounge; a large decked terrace is ideal for al fresco dining and home to the hot tub.
Mains water, electric and drainage. LPG gas. Heat exchange pump ducted system with underfloor heating in bathrooms.
All floor and wall coverings, the cooker, fitted appliances and hot tub are included in the sale price.
Viewing & Home Report
To arrange a viewing or request a copy of the Home Report or floor plan contact the selling agents, Hastings Property on 01750 724 160 -lines open until 10pm 7 days a week.
Price & Marketing Policy
Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase.