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Mertoun Glebe

Georgian Country House in Idyllic Borders Setting Comes to Market

A Georgian six-bedroom country house in the Scottish Borders, featuring a wonderful contemporary summer house and spectacular views, has come to market for offers over £1,175,000.

Mertoun Glebe, within easy reach of both Melrose and Kelso, is set in grounds of approximately 1.26 acres, and marries together a listed, cleverly extended former “glebe” house with innovative modern additions including solar panels and a biomass boiler.

James Denne, property agent at GSC Grays, said “Mertoun Glebe is truly a gem in a prime location in the Scottish Borders. It enjoys an idyllic rural setting with far reaching, uninterrupted views that are simply breathtaking. The current owners have created an amazing home with a welcoming atmosphere that is immediately apparent upon entering the front door. The property includes an elegant drawing room, a wonderful garden room and an outstanding summer house which is an ideal place for enjoying the outdoor life. This fabulous house combines historic charm and modern technology.”

Mertoun Glebe has five, well-proportioned reception rooms, together with an open plan kitchen that opens directly onto the terrace and garden, and good-size bedrooms. Accessed from the drive or through the house is a studio, ideal as a home office or artist’s studio. The grounds include a large lawn surrounded by mature borders and trees, a kitchen garden, and terraces connecting the house to the garden. The summer house, which serves well as a games room or guest accommodation, is complete with a kitchen and shower room.

Mertoun Glebe is perfectly situated for those looking to enjoy the wealth of recreational opportunities available in the Scottish Borders, an area renowned for its unspoilt beauty, quality of life and rich variety of sports.

The nearby village of St Boswells is home to the internationally renowned Mainstreet Trading Company, which includes an award-winning bookshop, café, and deli. The house is 41 miles from Edinburgh, with its international airport, and 30 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed, which has a mainline railway station providing direct services to London, Newcastle, and Edinburgh. The Borders Railway between Edinburgh and the Borders terminates at Tweedbank situated 8 miles away.

Mertoun Glebe has been launched on the market with a guide price of offers over £1,175,000. through the GSC Grays Alnwick office – 01665 568310.

 

 

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