*Charming stone built detached former school house *Two bedroom annexe which could be utilised as a Granny flat or holiday let *Stunning location in the Slitrig valley *Newly carpeted and decorated lounge and dining room with new wood burners



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Cogsmill Old School House


Offers Over £375,000

6 Bedrooms, Detached House

Cogsmill Old School House is a charming stone built detached school house, which benefits from recent cosmetic upgrading such as internal decorating, new carpets, two new wood burners and lined chimney flues. Set over three quarters of an acre, the property offers spacious four-bedroom accommodation in a picturesque secluded location with breath-taking views over rolling Borders countryside. Annexed with self-contained converted school rooms, ideal for a holiday let, Granny annex or extended living accommodation. Set in the Slitrig Valley, this magnificent property lies only 10 minutes (5 miles) south of Hawick on the B6399 with uninterrupted views of the countryside.

DESCRIPTION: The main front door is a custom built solid stable door with multi point locking system leading into an inner vestibule and then into the entrance hall with doors off to the large dining kitchen, utility room, cloakroom WC, conservatory, dining room and a beautiful staircase leading to the first-floor landing. The large dining kitchen has an excellent range of wall and base units with worktop over, island, Rayburn which is built into a gorgeous feature alcove, built in appliances including ceramic hob, double electric oven, microwave, two fridges and two freezers, stainless steel sink with window above and a further window overlooking the rear garden. There is a wonderful bright conservatory at the rear of the home providing an excellent seating area with tremendous views over the garden and countryside beyond. From the hallway, there is a door leading to the newly decorated dining room with a lovely feature fireplace and a window to the rear, a further door leads through to the lounge which is double aspect, with windows to either side, also with a stunning feature fireplace. A door from the lounge leads into the self-contained annexe. From the hallway, the staircase leads up to the first-floor landing, with two windows, access to the loft and doors off to all bedrooms. There are steps down to the master suite which has built in wardrobes, en-suite shower room, and window to the front with views over the open countryside. There are three further spacious double bedrooms, all benefitting from en-suite shower rooms.

ANNEXE: There is a two-bedroom annexe which is accessed via a corridor from the lounge in the main house or externally via two separate doors. One door enters into the kitchen which has an attractive stone feature wall and is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, washing/dryer machine and integrated cookers. The other is a stable door entering into the boot room, which provides excellent storage. On the ground floor, there is a spacious lounge with large windows and a beautiful feature fireplace, a double bedroom, shower room and boot room/cloakroom. A lovely timber staircase leads up to the mezzanine level, offering a large bedroom which could also be utilized as an office or gym.

OUTSIDE: There is a private gated driveway to the front with timber double garage/workshop with power and light, original brick wash house also with power and light and a store which houses the oil tank. There are two large timber outhouses which have recently been re-roofed. The lovely garden at the rear is mainly laid to lawn with a fenced kitchen garden and greenhouse, ideal for a keen gardener. A stream to the front adds further charm, whilst the boundaries of the property are outlined by an attractive dry stane dyke.