Terraced House for Sale in Oxton Lauder
3 Bedrooms | Offers Over £160,000
Ashlea Retreat The Row, Oxton Lauder TD2 6PH
Forming part of a row of charming, traditional cottages in the idyllic Scottish Borders village of Oxton, this mid-terraced cottage enjoys three bedrooms, a large living room and dining kitchen, a sunny southerly-facing aspect, and breathtaking countryside views, plus a private garden and access to on-street parking.
The cottage offers an excellent opportunity for refurbishment and gives its new owners an enviable opportunity to create a modern home to their own tastes and requirements, with a number of authentic features which could be retained to preserve the original charm of the property.
Approached via a lane off The Loan shared with the other properties on The Row, the home's front door opens into an entrance hallway with a useful built-in storage cupboard. To the right of the hall lies a wonderfully spacious kitchen. Offering ample room for a large seated dining area, the sunny, dual-aspect kitchen is currently fitted with a wide selection of classic cabinets which have been designed to incorporate a range of integrated and freestanding appliances, including an eye-level oven and grill, a dishwasher, and a fridge/freezer.
A striking original fireplace creates a wonderful focal point, whilst a utility room next door to the kitchen provides a discrete laundry area.
The ground floor is home to two of the three bedrooms on offer and a handy two-piece WC cloakroom. The bedrooms, both doubles, could accommodate a selection of bedroom furniture and the smaller of the two could alternatively be used as a home office for those who work from home. The larger bedroom incorporates built-in storage.
Ascending the stairs to the first floor, you reach a landing which affords access to the remaining bedroom, an exceptionally spacious living room, and a bathroom. Occupying a generous footprint and therefore offering fantastic flexibility for endless furniture configurations, the living room is illuminated by double-aspect windows framing lovely views, one of which with a southerly-facing aspect which floods the room with sunny natural light throughout the day. The spacious master bedroom also features dual-aspect windows boasting a tranquil outlook and incorporates built- in storage and a charming fireplace. Finally, the modernised bathroom comprises a bathtub with an overhead shower, a basin atop a wood-styled vanity unit, and a toilet. The cottage benefits from a oil central heating system and double-glazed windows throughout.
Externally, the home is accompanied by a generous, mature rear garden, featuring a large lawn, mature leafy planted areas, a patio, and a pond. On-street parking can be found on The Row. The home report valuation was carried out in the knowledge that there was damp which would be need to be treated. EPC Rating: F.
The historic village of Oxton, located 4 miles north of Lauder and 23 miles south east of Edinburgh, enjoys a tranquil, rural setting in the beautiful Scottish Borders.
Conveniently located just off the A68 arterial route between Newcastle-upon-Tyne (60 miles away) and Edinburgh, the village is popular with commuters looking to escape to the country and is well connected to Edinburgh by a bus service. The peaceful yet thriving village has retained its rural charm and is served by the village shop. Nearby Lauder offers all the amenities of a modern town, including a Co-op superstore, banks, pubs, restaurants, library, medical facilities and post office. Further amenities can be found just a 30-minute drive away in Galashiels and, of course, Edinburgh's shops and other attractions are within easy reach. Early years and primary education are provided at Channelkirk Primary School in Oxton and the recently built and highly-regarded Lauder primary school, while secondary pupils are educated at highly-regarded Earlston High School. Oxton is well-positioned for a wide range of outdoor pursuits in the surrounding countryside including walking, fishing, golfing and horse riding, and the village itself boasts a wide range of community clubs and associations.
Charming mid-terraced cottage Excellent modernisation potential
Entrance hall with storage Generous living room
Spacious dining kitchen
Three double bedrooms Modern three-piece bathroom Large rear garden
Oil CH and DG, EPC F