Situated in a wonderful rural area on the outskirts of the Scottish Borders amid the beautiful rolling Moorfoot Hills. Galashiels and Melrose are within 20 miles and boast an array of quirky shops restaurants friendly inns art galleries and the historic 12th-century Melrose Abbey. The property is within easy reach of the city of Edinburgh (14 miles) with easy access to the city centre using the Park and Ride or by train from Stow (8 miles) with its fantastic leisure and shopping facilities and an array of museums theatres castles and heritage sites to explore. The immediate area is a paradise for walkers cyclists and mountain bikers with numerous country tracks and forest trails to explore. On entering this beautiful home step into the entrance hall and hang up your coat. Next is the spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Take in the views of the surrounding countryside through the patio doors that lead out to the decking area. Relax on the comfy sofas and enjoy a movie together on the Smart TV. There is a spacious dining area where you can enjoy the lovely views over the countryside whilst enjoying a family meal. Heading back through the hall is a handy WC and a few steps down to the lower level gives you access to the private patio area with a hot tub and seating area. You have 3 spacious bedrooms one super-king-size with an en-suite shower room one super-king-size and one twin room all with Smart TV s. There is also a family shower room. The utility cupboard houses the washer/dryer. Heading back up the stairs to the upper level you have a snug seating area on the landing perfect to relax with a book. There are also two super-king-size bedrooms; both with Smart TVs and access to a shower room. Outside you have access to the decked balcony area with a seating area and charcoal BBQ perfect for alfresco dining. There is a private patio area with a hot tub and seating. Enjoy the lawn area and communal woodchipped play park which is perfect for children to play. Take a seat by the beautiful pond in the middle of the garden. Need to know: 5 bedrooms 4 super king size and 1 twin. 3 bathrooms 2 with shower and WC, 1 en suite with shower and WC and 1 WC. Electric hob and double oven, warmer drawer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Utility cupboard with washer/dryer. Highchair and travel cot available. Smart TV in lounge and all bedrooms. Large garden with seating areas and hot tub. Please note pond in garden is fenced but not covered. Parking on driveway for 3 cars. Beach 16 miles, shop, restaurant and pub within 8 miles. Please note there is a 200 security deposit that the owner will collect prior to your stay.