Welcome to Lilac Cottage

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Set in a generous plot of around one third of an acre Lilac cottage comprises of a conversion of 2 two storey stone built cottages set in a lovely situation looking over the Galawater valley and river near to the village of Stow on the edge of the Lammermuir hills some twenty seven miles from Edinburgh city centre. The generously sized accomodation makes a beautiful family home which would be equally suitable for multi-generation living or a small B&B. The property has recently been refurbished with the roof stripped and reslated, replumbed, rewired, double glazed and oil fired central heating added making this a superbly comfortable home which should need minimal maintenance. With high ceilings and decorated throughout in neutral tones it is just waiting for you to put your own personal stamp on it to make it your ideal home. All rooms have ample power points fitted and the upstairs landing is sufficiently large as to provide an office space. Outside the front garden area is gravelled to provide off road parking for several cars. The side and rear gardens contain a mix of perrenials, herbaceous, shrubs and mature trees. A gravelled area at the rear provides a space to relax and enjoy the sun have a barbeque and dine alfresco. There is sufficient space at the rear for a vegetable garden and also space to keep chickens or ducks should they be wanted. Broadband and full terrestaial TV coverage is available as also Sky and Freesat. The convenient new Borders Rail link provides an extra meens of commute to Edinburgh.

Price In Region Of £280,000


LOUNGE 17'8 X 16'6
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A large bright and comfortable room with dual aspect windows, good quality fitted carpet and featuring a very impressive fireplace fitted with an electric stove. Raditors fitted beneath each window and a spacious understairs walk-in cupboard providing good storage space. Doors to both dining room and stairs to bedrooms.

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Another bright and spacious dual aspect room again with radiators below windows. Fitted carpet and feature fireplace with electric stove. Doors to kitchen, lounge and to stairs leading to bedrooms.

KITCHEN 10'8 X 10'2
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Window overlooking rear garden, stainless steel sink, fitted base and wall units. Built-in electric oven, electric halogen hob and cooker hood. Central heating radiator. Doors to dining room and rear porch with access to pantry.

Provides a very useful storage facility with wooden shelves and window to front.

BEDROOM 1 12'1 X 9'3
A bright double bedroom decorated in neutral colours with fitted carpet. Window to rear with radiator below. Original cast iron fireplace. Fully tiled en-suite bathroom with 3 piece white suite with power shower over bath, heated towel radiator and obscure glass window.

BEDROOM 2 13'0x 8'6
A bright double bedroom, Window with radiator below overlooks the valley and the Gala water river. En-suite fully tiled shower room with power shower, W.C and washbasin, heated towel radiator window to front.

BEDROOM 3 11'0 X9'3
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A generous double with neutral decor, fitted sliding mirror door wardrobes. Corner cabinet houses hot water cylinder. Window overlooks rear garden and has radiator beneath.

BEDROOM 4 11'0 X 8'6
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Another bright double room with window looking over valley and river. Fitted sliding mirror door wardrobes radiator, wall mounted TV.

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Fitted with 3 piece white suite with mains powered shower over bath and glass screen. Heated towel radiator. Obscure glass window to rear
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Fixtures and Fittings.

All curtains, carpets, floor coverings, electric light fittings and fires, fitted oven, fitted hob, cooker hood, fridge, microwave are included in sale. Any other furniture could be made available to purchaser.

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Solicitors; Cullen Kilshaw High Street Melrose