Special delivery: former Post House for sale in the Borders

If a property with an interesting history, and located in a conversation village in the Scottish Borders is your idea of a dream home then this former Post House is worth a look.

Situated in on the eastern edge of Midlem, a picturesque conservation village above the Ale Valley in the Borders, the former Post House is for sale with Galbraith for offers over £270,000.

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Picture: the former Post House, Galbraith

The property is a detached, traditional stone house believed to date from the 19th Century and was previously used as a post office and public house.

Picture: the living room, Galbraith

The accommodation is laid out on two floors and retains many traditional features such as exposed stone work, fireplaces, wooden beams and woodwork.

Picture: the open-plan kitchen with original stone walls, Galbraith

The accommodation benefits from the installation of log burning stoves in both the kitchen/dining room and sitting room and the addition of a conservatory to the rear of the house.

Picture: the garden, Galbraith

The stone built bothy on the south east side of the house is currently used as a storage room and accessed externally. However, it offers scope to extend the current accommodation, making it perfect for a growing family.

Picture: the dining area, Galbraith

Midlem makes for an ideal location thanks to its picture-perfect houses and cottages round a village green, which has the Old Smithy as its centrepiece.

The village also enjoys extensive views over the Cheviot Hills, Carter Bar and Ruberslaw.