Cottage a sight for sore eyes

Our property of the week is a beautiful picture-postcard cottage in the lovely village of Midlem, near Selkirk.

By Kevin Janiak
Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:40 pm
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:40 pm
The beautiful Holm Cottage in Midlem.
The beautiful Holm Cottage in Midlem.

Holm Cottage is a four-bed detached house with extensive private garden and outbuildings.

This charming country cottage offers spacious and well-presented family accommodation with an exceptional mature garden providing excellent privacy, and which hosts an integrated double garage ideal for conversion, a home office complete with double glazing and electrics, a summerhouse, and a further section of garden stretching to the rear and perfect as a kids playing field, allotment, or even grazing for sheep or a small pony.

Surrounded by idyllic Borders countryside, this striking stone-built property sits opposite the village green, providing a peaceful situation with excellent links to Selkirk and Melrose, both towns being just five miles away. There are also brethtaking views towards the Cheviots.

The property boasts an extensive garden to the rear.

The property itself is spacious and ideal for family living; with two well-appointed public rooms, each with a cozy feature fire and woodburner, a fully-fitted kitchen with an enviable array of storage space including a utility room and pantry, accessing the integral double garage, so there is exciting scope to extend with the relevant permissions – an enticing prospect for a forever home.

Upstairs, four double bedrooms, including a master with ensuite, with the family bathroom and further storage well provided for.

Outside, the beautifully landscaped garden where the entertaining and living space continues; in addition to a generous lawn and patio area. A further section of garden is currently cultivated as a wildflower meadow, but again offering options .

This remarkable property is on the market for offers over £335,000.

To arrange a viewing contact the selling agents Hastings Property on 01750 724 160.