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Maplehurst House

Melrose (3mls NW), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 8
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Superb luxurious Edwardian Arts & Crafts house with spectacular original period features
  • Explore the magnificent, landscaped gardens with croquet lawn, seating areas and summer house
  • Located on the Southern Upland way close to the river Tweed renowned for its excellent fishing
Property code: 80666

Magnificent B-listed Edwardian Arts & Crafts house is nestled amid spectacular landscaped grounds, with stunning original features including solid oak panelling, stained glass windows and open fires.

Luxurious and spacious period house nestled in a peaceful private position amid magnificent mature gardens. Located close to the picturesque town of Melrose, famous for rugby sevens, on the outskirts of Galashiels. Located directly on the Southern Upland Way, ideal for walking and biking. Perfect base to enjoy numerous outdoor pursuits including salmon and trout fishing on the River Tweed to golfing, horse riding with the renowned Glentress Forest within easy reach. Visit Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, Melrose Abbey, Old Gala House and Thirlestane Castle. Galashiels has excellent shopping and leisure facilities including a swimming pool, gyms and cinema. Or enjoy day trips to the elegant city of Edinburgh on the Scottish Borders Railway from Tweedbank or Galashiels stations.

Step inside this magnificent B-listed Edwardian Arts & Crafts house with stunning original period features, into the beautiful wood-panelled hall with stained glass windows and cloakroom with separate WC. Through to the spectacular reception hall with original Native American tapestry fabric wallpaper, LED mood light, extensive stained glass, open fire and comfortable sofas. There are also sliding doors leading directly through to the lounge with beautiful bay window, seating area, open fire and Smart TV. Next is the study with 7ft American vintage oak pool table, Smart TV, open fire and a lovely stained-glass window. The magnificent dining room with beautiful solid oak panelling, feature fireplace and patio doors leading directly out to the wonderful, landscaped gardens, is the perfect space to enjoy family gatherings. Through to the amazing well-equipped kitchen with Aga, electric oven and induction hob, electric steam oven, microwave, induction wok hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, wine cooler, cooling draws, dishwasher, Smart TV and direct access out to the beautifully landscaped gardens. Heading up the wonderful period staircase to the first floor you are met with a comfortable seating area with fridge. Followed by five individual beautiful, decorated bedrooms. A master super-king-size with fridge, dressing room and an en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, separate shower, his and hers sinks and WC. A double with an en-suite shower room with WC. Two wonderful spacious king-size bedrooms with TV and en-suite shower rooms with WC's. Completing the first floor is the pretty twin bedroom with TV and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Heading up the staircase to the second floor there are another three beautiful bedrooms, one king-size with TV and en-suite shower room with WC, one twin with TV and en-suite shower room with WC, and, a double with TV and en-suite shower room with WC. Finally completing the accommodation is a seating area with a TV.

Venturing outside to the spectacular landscaped gardens, extending to approximately 1.35 acres. They are approached by a winding private tarmac drive which leads to a gravel turning circle to the front of the house, with ample off-road private parking. There is a substantial terrace on the south side of the house with seating area perfect for al fresco dining, which can be accessed directly from the dining room, a greenhouse with a mature vine and WC, and a summer house overlooking the croquet lawn. The grounds also boast an enclosed orchard with apple trees. With fantastic maple, pine, cherry trees and specimen trees, and an array of rhododendrons and borders create a spectacular setting.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 8 bedrooms –1 super-king-size, 3 king-size, 2 twins and 2 doubles
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, his and hers sinks, separate shower and WC
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 6 en-suite shower rooms with WC's and a separate WC
  • Aga, electric oven and induction hob, electric steam oven, microwave, induction wok hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, wine cooler, cooling draws, and dishwasher
  • Utility with washer dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • 3 open fires – first basket of logs included
  • Smart TVs in the lounge, study, and kitchen, TVs in 6 bedrooms and TV in the additional seating area
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Enclosed garden with seating areas, croquet lawn, orchard, summer house and greenhouse with a mature vine and WC
  • Ample off-road private parking
  • Study with pool table
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance

Gavin Grant

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Gavin.

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