Known for many years as The Queen of the Borders, and situated at the confluence of the Rivers Slitrig and Teviot, Hawick is the largest of the Border towns. Frequent winners of national floral awards, and famous world-wide for it's quality knitwear, Hawick is part of The Cashmere Trail and is the major centre for the industry in the Borders. There is a good range of shops, primary and secondary schooling. Hawick boasts the award winning Wilton Lodge Park which lies on the River Teviot, extending to some 107 acres, with many walks, recreational facilities, walled garden, Hawick Museum and Scott Gallery. The town is also famous for rugby, and has the benefit of a range of sporting and Leisure Centre facilities including many fine golf courses throughout the area. Many events are held in the town during the year, including the annual Common Riding.
The Village of Denholm is located just a couple of minutes drive from Linden Park where restaurant, pub, coffee shop, post office and wonderful primary school are located. Marmion falls within the catchment area for Denholm Primary School.
Selkirk 12 miles, Jedburgh 14 miles, Kelso 21 miles, Galashiels 18 miles, Melrose 19 miles, Newtown St Boswells 19 miles, Carlisle 44 miles, Edinburgh 55 miles, Newcastle 60 miles
The A7 provides a through-route to Edinburgh and south to Carlisle and the M6. Rail links are available at Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Carlisle, Tweedbank and Edinburgh. The nearest International Airports are located in Edinburgh and Newcastle.
This immaculate detached three bedroom bungalow boasts many impressive features such a large picture window and vaulted ceiling in the living room with remote control blinds, underfloor heating, sauna in the family bathroom and well proportioned family living accommodation. The heating system is oil with solar panels and a back up station for a generator. The living room houses a soapstone Swedish log burner fitted with a concealed heat tank that retains heat for long periods making it very efficient in use. There is a 15 panel photo voltaic solar panel system with a Solar iBoost unit connected. The excess electricity from normal house usage goes to the Solar iBoost which heats the hot water supply before any surplus being exported to the grid. The double garage is very well equipped with electric doors and great storage and would also make an ideal workshop. The property also benefits from a natural slate roof.
Internally the property is bright, spacious and freshly decorated throughout in light neutral tones. Each room flows well with the next and the triple glazed windows provide impressive views of the well tended garden grounds encircling the property. The living room to the front is the star of the show where a large picture window to the front provides an amazing amount of light with vaulted ceiling, soapstone log burner and underfloor heating. Tastefully decorated in light neutral tones with two further triple glazed windows to each side of the property. The family bathroom comprises of a double walk in shower enclosure, free standing bath, wash hand basin and integrated sauna room, which is an excellent additional feature. The master bedroom is a very generous size with plenty of built in storage and double aspect windows and two further double bedrooms are a great advantage. The dining kitchen has been again designed with modern and practical living in mind with ample floor and wall mounted units in navy and solid oak surfaces. This large open plan room is a great entertaining space and perfect for family dining. Access from here is to the well equipped utility room and shower room and there is access to the rear garden. An internal door provides access to the garage also.
SITTING ROOM - 5M X 5.50M
DINING KITCHEN - 8.11M x 4.00M
UTILITY ROOM - 3.5M x 2.9M
FAMILY BATHROOM - 3.10M x 3.62M
MASTER BEDROOM - 5M X 5M
DOUBLE BEDROOM - 5M x 3.25M
DOUBLE BEDROOM - 3.13M x 3M
SHOWER ROOM - 1.5M x 2.3M
GARAGE - 5.85M x 4.99M
TOTAL AREA INCLUDING GARAGE - 196 sqm
From the sweeping driveway with parking for several vehicles to the manicured lawns, decking and BBQ area, Marmion certainly has a lot of kerb appeal. Set in grounds of approx 1.2 acres with a small woodland area, two log sheds, storage shed and beautiful shrubbed borders, all bounded by timber fencing. The front garden grounds are south facing allowing more hours to enjoy the sunshine in the summer months.
Leaving Hawick on the A698 towards Denholm, take a right into Linden Park (before the turn off for Hornshole) and follow the road up and around to the right. Marmion lies on the right hand side.
Sales and Other Information
Fixtures and Fittings
All floor coverings and light fittings included in the sale.
Septic tank drainage, water, electricity, oil and solar panels.