Charming cottage with stables for sale in Scottish Borders

Have you ever dreamed of owning a traditional farmhouse cottage and living a quieter life in the Scottish countryside?

This charming cottage, on the market with Galbraith for offers over £398,000, may help you realise those dreams.

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Picture: Orchard cottage, Galbraith

Old Orchard Cottage is a charming detached property, which provides spacious and well appointed accommodation all at ground floor level.

Picture: the country-style kitchen, Galbraith

As you'd imagine for any country-style cottage, the kitchen is at the heart of the home and boasts a Belfast sink, Aga and a separate larder, which provides ample extra storage space.

Picture: the living room has a feature fireplace, Galbraith

In addition to the spacious kitchen the cottage has three bedrooms, a family bathroom, large living room and a conservatory, which leads off the kitchen and is an ideal place to enjoy the lovely views.

Picture: the garden has lovely views, Galbraith

The new owners can make the most of Old Orchard Cottage's grounds, which extend to 4.2 acres and include a sheltered garden, double garage, paddock (of approx four acres) and stables, which include eight loose boxes, tack room and rug room.

Picture: Hawick cottage, Galbraith

The cottage's rural location lies about two miles the the east of Hawick's town centre. It also enjoys north easterly views down the Teviot Valley to the Minto Hills.