Substantial family home in an attractive rural setting with significant equestrian facilities. 4/5 bedroom farmhouse, 2 public rooms, family kitchen. 2 acres of stunning woodland and garden grounds. Approximately 20 acres of grazing. Superb equestrian facilities - 13 stables, tack rooms & feed rooms. Indoor (20 x 40) & outdoor (20 x 60 metre) dressage arena.
Nether Hartside lies approx 24 miles south east of Edinburgh, the house is well positioned for professionals happy to commute into Edinburgh, yet offers country living in a beautiful part of the Scottish Borders. Nearby Lauder offers all the amenities of a modern small town and includes several supermarkets, banks, churches, library, garages, post office, and coffee shops. The house also lies within the catchment area of the highly regarded Earlston High School and the local primary school in Oxton (Channelkirk primary) is very well regarded.
Nether Hartside sits in an elevated position above Oxton, overlooking the Scottish Borders. The generous accommodation on the ground floor consists of; sitting room with south facing conservatory, dining room, large family kitchen with AGA and direct access to the garden, pantry, scullery, 2 W.Cs and an office/5th bedroom. The reception rooms are well balanced by four ample bedrooms upstairs, the master boasting a dressing room and en-suite shower room. The three other bedrooms are supported by a family bathroom and separate W.C. There is also potential to create additional accommodation in the roof void subject to the relevant planning permissions. The property has ample storage space, double glazing and an oil fired central heating system which combined with the generous family accommodation and convenient layout provides an ideal rural family home.
The property occupies a generous plot and is surrounded by approximately 2 acres of garden and woodland grounds, featuring a charming mix of mature trees, flowering shrubs, perennials, soft fruits trees and a lawned garden. To the rear of the property there is ample parking, a double garage, work shop, timber sheds and a wood store.
Land & Equestrian Facilities
The current owner has built up first class training facilities to include a 40 x 20 metre indoor dressage arena (silica sand and rubber surface), an Olympic size outdoor 60 x 20 metre arena (surfaced with silica sand and Springride rubber shred), 13 stables, tack rooms, feed rooms, W.C and wash facilities, all set within approximately 18 acres of grazing (divided into 5 separate paddocks). There is also a further 2 acre paddock below the house.