This substantial Victorian farmhouse occupies a prominent position within this convenient village which allows ready access to the main Borders towns. Within commuting distance of Edinburgh it should also appeal to those looking for a country lifestyle within easy reach of the city. The property was sympathetically modernised and refurbished in 1989 by the current owner to provide extremely comfortable and spacious accommodation with masses of character and charm. Notable features include an impressive staircase with cast iron balustrade, stained glass panels to the front porch and original working shutters to the majority of windows which also have the added charm of window seats. The adaptable accommodation comprises:- Entrance Porch, Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room/Family Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, WC, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom and Boxroom. The property has the benefit of double glazing and oil fired central heating augmented by two wood burning stoves and open fireplace. Good sized areas of attractively landscaped garden ground surround the property. LOCATION Eccles is a small village with a primary school, church and village hall set amidst the rich and fertile Berwickshire countryside. The Scottish Borders is an area of unspoilt natural beauty steeped in history and offering a wide variety of sporting and country pursuits. The attractive and historic towns of Kelso (5.5 miles) and Coldstream (7 miles) afford excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Eccles is ideally placed for commuting to Edinburgh either by road via the nearby A697 and A68 (approx 44 miles) or by rail from the new Borders station at Tweedbank (approx 23 miles) or Berwick-upon-Tweed (approx 20 miles).
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