Victorian villa with valley views

Our property of the week is a stunning five-bedroom detached Victorian home close to the centre of Selkirk.

By Kevin Janiak
Monday, 25th April 2022, 12:05 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2022, 12:06 pm
Springwood, in Selkirk's Victoria Crescent, is our property of the week. Photos: Hastings.

Springwood, in the town’s Victoria Crescent, boasts particularly striking views over the valley and neighbouring countryside beyond.

A fantastic traditional home, beautifully presented throughout with a choice of reception areas, all tastefully finished, including five comfortable bedrooms allowing flexibility of use and a charming enclosed garden, this enviable period property would make a delightful home for any family.

Victoria Crescent is a quiet cul de sac, off the main town with little through traffic, and Springwood stands in a generous plot with a striking frontage.

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The property's beautiful garden offers striking views across the valley.

The sandstone villa is framed with stone walling and traditional iron railings, and a colourful frontage leading to the main entrance.

A welcoming hallway extends to the three public rooms; with a formal drawing room to one side, which enjoying a stunning triple aspect, incorporating a large bay window to the front, views over the valley and further garden outlooks to the rear.

This luxurious space allows excellent space for entertaining, with a feature open fireplace and original solid wood flooring.

Across the hall, a more informal lounge area, ideal as a relaxed evening room, complete with library shelving. The dining room sits towards the rear, finished in rich tones, with the adjacent dining kitchen fully fitted with modern cabinetry, with a useful utility room and access directly to the rear garden.

Upstairs, the principal bedroom is luxurious in its proportions, with beautiful countryside outlooks and offering scope to create an ensuite facility with the relevant permissions. Three further bedrooms, including a study, are positioned on this level, with a recently refitted shower room. A fitted stair extends to the converted attic; offering a fifth double bedroom and shower room.

Externally, the wrap around garden is mature and well established, and offers excellent privacy with sheltering trees and a gently elevated position.

The home is on the market for offers over £425,000. Contact Hastings on 01573 225999.