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FAMILY HOME WITH PADDOCKS WITHIN EASY REACH OF EDINBURGH

Galbraith is handling the sale of Mulberry House, an attractive detached property with garden, paddocks and stables in a scenic rural location on the edge of Heriot in the Scottish Borders.

Polly Cregan of Galbraith, who is handling the sale, said: “Mulberry House enjoys the benefits of the Borders countryside whilst being within comfortable commuting distance of Edinburgh.

“The house has been designed with both style and space in mind, offering very well-presented and spacious accommodation that is both practical and adaptable. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a family home with good equestrian facilities in this attractive setting, yet only 16 miles from Edinburgh. We expect a  good deal of interest.”

The accommodation includes three reception rooms, a generous kitchen/breakfast room with a good range of fitted cabinets, and doors opening out onto a decked terrace. The sitting room also opens on to the terrace and has a multi-fuel stove. There is also a useful utility room and WC on the ground floor.

Upstairs the first floor landing has enough space to easily accommodate a home office area. The four bedrooms all have open outlooks over the countryside. The principal bedroom and second bedroom  benefit from en-suite shower rooms. There is also a family bathroom on the first floor.

Mulberry House includes generous outside space. The spacious garden is laid out mostly to lawn with a fantastic paved terrace on the south west side of the house. Outbuildings include an external store on the outside of the house plus a detached timber shed that is currently used as a bar with a storage space.

There is a vegetable growing area on the gentle south facing slope at the edge of the garden. Since its creation and landscaping the garden has matured into a lovely outdoor space that is both sheltered and private. The plot extends to 2.84 acres in all.

There is a timber stable block, comprising two stables, tack room and covered store. The paddocks extend to about 1.47 acres and are partially bordered by a hedge which provides a good degree of shelter. The grazing land is currently divided into two fields.

Mulberry House sits on the edge of the rural settlement of Brothershiels. The area, originally comprising traditional farm buildings, has been sympathetically developed in recent years and now includes a mix of old and new residential properties.

Brothershiels is about 1.5 miles from the A7 trunk road which provides excellent access, south towards Galashiels and north towards Edinburgh.

The nearby village of Heriot boasts a bustling community and a church, village hall and primary school. The area falls into the catchment for Galashiels Academy and is accessible to Lasswade High School. It is also within easy reach of the many private schools in Edinburgh and Loretto School in Musselburgh.

There is a good range of local services as well as a train station in Gorebridge (6 miles). A wider range of shops and services, including major supermarkets, can be found in Dalkeith.  Edinburgh city centre is about 16 miles while the city bypass is 11 miles.

Mulberry House, Brothershiels Farm, Heriot, is for sale through Galbraith for Offers Over £650,000.

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