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.

Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 4:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 5:40 pm

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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