Directions and Location
Burnfoot Cottages lies on the road from Ashkirk to Roberton crossing the Ale Water, some two miles from Ashkirk over the bridge with the cottage on the right. The friendly village of Ashkirk boasts two popular restaurants and a fine Golf Course at the Woll as well as a golf driving range and riding stables, busy village hall offering a variety of activities and a small country church. It is well situated for easy access to the main Borders towns only a few minutes drive from Selkirk which lies within the prime catchment area of the Central Borders and a regular bus service is available from the village. The area is also well known for its wide variety of countryside walks, cycling, superb fishing and its excellent horse riding country surrounded by rolling hills close to the largely undiscovered Ettrick and Yarrow valleys providing some of the most glorious scenery in the Borders.
Picket fence to front with low maintenance plantings and pebbled parking area with paved path and steps to a canopied entrance. Outside light. Part-glazed entrance door to:-
Neutral carpeting extending throughout most of the downstairs accommodation. Coat hooks to side and below stairs cupboard providing storage and housing the central heating boiler. Glazed inner door to hall with glazed panel to side. Ceiling light.
A generous hall with staircase off to the bedroom accommodation. Two large cupboards provide good storage and drying space with slatted shelving and housing the hot water cylinder. Modern circuit breakers and further shelved storage. Central heating radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Smoke detector. Power point.
Fitted with a modern dual flush WC and pedestal sink with bathroom shelf and fitted mirrored over. Central heating radiator. Bathroom accessories. Modesty window to front with fitted Roman blind. Ceiling light fitting.
A fifteen pane glazed door leads through to the sitting room with lovely light and views to river and French doors to garden. Curtain pole. Real fire within fireplace with natural stone surround and tiled plinth with embedded beamed mantel with recesses to side. TV and telephone points plus three double power points. Two central heating radiators. Arch to:-
Open to the sitting room and kitchen beyond with neutral carpeting extending to the dining area again with lovely views out to the river with triple windows providing both good views and excellent natural light. Ceiling light fitting. Curtain pole. Two double power points. Central heating radiator
A contemporary kitchen with a good range of wall and base units, contemporary worktops and tiled splashbacks and quarry tile effect vinyl flooring. The kitchen has the benefit of a dual aspect with windows to front overlooking open countryside and with generally south and west facing windows enjoying good light throughout the day. Appliances include integral fan oven with top oven and grill, four ring ceramic hob with chimney style hood over, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. One and a half bowl sink with drainer to side below front window. Under-unit lighting, contemporary spotlight fitting and further ceiling lights. Roman blinds. Telephone point and ample power points. Carbon monoxide detector
A white painted astragalled banister with handrail leads to the mid-landing with velux window over providing good natural light. Central heating radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Further storage cupboard with slatted shelving. Hatch to attic. Smoke detector. Power point.
A good sized double bedroom with twin fitted wardrobes and window with river views to side. Roman blind. Central heating radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Telephone point and two double power points.
A further double room again with window providing river views to the side. Ceiling light fitting. Central heating radiator. Two double power points
Quietly located to the rear with velux window opening to provide lovely river sounds. Wardrobe cupboard with shelving and hanging rail. Central heating radiator. Ceiling light. Two double power points.
Contemporary modern bathroom suite with white dual flush WC, washhand basin set within vanity unit with cupboards below and bathroom shelving to side with tiled splashbacks. White panelled bath with tiling over and fully tiled corner shower cabinet with Mira “Vigour” electric shower. Contemporary shower room flooring. Fitted bathroom mirror and wall lights. Modesty velux window to front. Ceiling light fitting. Extractor fan.
Parking area to the side and front with oil storage tank next to trellis fencing. Gated access to side garden, coal bunker and patio with lawned garden to river frontage. Fully enclosed with fencing and gated access to riverside. Further patio and steps to the living room via French doors.
Mains electricity, private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Double glazing.
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RENT & DEPOSIT
Rent £625 per month plus Council Tax. One month’s deposit and references are required. Available furnished, part-furnished or unfurnished for a minimum of 6 months, but longer would be preferred, subject to the appropriate conditions. No smoking allowed on the premises and pets may be allowed by prior arrangement with the landlord.
View strictly by arrangement with Borders Country Lets on 01750 724160. Lines are open until 10pm, 7 days a week.