Hewisbridge offers 11 acres of grazing, three stables, hay fields, two orchards, eight beehives, a bountiful vegetable garden, chickens, greenhouse, summerhouse, more than 36 acres of mixed woodland, riverside walks, fishing rights and a bathing pool

This sprawling Borders property has everything you need a self-sufficient lifestyle

If the coronavirus pandemic has made you think about trading in city living for a more self-sufficient lifestyle, this farmhouse comes with a converted barn and 50 acres of land in the beautiful Scottish Borders.

Hewisbridge is an extensive property, located near Newcastleton in the Liddlesdale valley, boasting everything from stables and fields to a river with fishing rights, woodlands and a well tended vegetable garden.

It offers the new owners spacious family accommodation, commercial opportunities and a real Good Life existence.

Also included in the sale are a restored 17th-century stone barn, hay fields, orchards, beehives, chickens, greenhouse, summerhouse and a bathing pool in the Larriston Burn.

The stone-built farmhouse has been extended and renovated over the years, but retains its traditional character.

It has three reception rooms – a dining room with stone fireplace and views to the front gardens and orchard, a large sitting room with bespoke fireplace and wood-burning stove, and a triple-aspect sunroom.

There is also an expansive open-plan kitchen-diner and adjoining family room with French doors to the garden terrace, with views down the valley.

The ground floor also has a cloakroom, utility room and built-in storage.

Upstairs are four double bedrooms, including a master with en-suite, and a family bathroom complete with roll-top bath.

The property is for sale through Hastings at offers over £825,000, and is listed on the ESPC.

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