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                                                                                                riorsford House is an elegant Victorian   provides  a sociable space, plus  there’s ample
                                                                                                villa, located in a tranquil spot beside the   room for a dining table and lounge setup. A
                                                                                            PRiver Tweed, in picturesque Peebles. This   practical utility room is accessible from the
                                                                                            C-listed, detached property was extended and   kitchen, offering an ideal spot for laundry and
                                                                                            extensively renovated by the current owners   appliances, as well as acting as a boot room –
                                                                                            in 2018, meaning it beautifully combines well-  although it’s almost too pretty to contemplate
                                                                                            preserved original features, with modern   sharing with muddy paws...
                                                                                            amenities and a tasteful, contemporary finish.
                                                                                                                                 Priorsford House offers four double bedrooms,
                                                                                            Set in generous gardens, the property’s kerb   with  three  located  on  the  first  floor,  and  the
                                                                                            appeal is undeniable, with a sweeping multi-car   fourth on a split level. The principal bedroom,
                                                                                            driveway and an imposing entranceway, framed   decorated in sage green with William Morris
                                                                                            by mature trees. A practical porch, complete   wallpaper and panelling, is a relaxing space,
                                                                                            with beautiful floor tiles and handy storage, is   completed by a dressing area. Bedrooms
                                                                                            the ideal entrance, leading through to a grand   two and three boast characterful features,
                                                                                            reception hall.                      while the fourth bedroom is sure to appeal to
                                                                                                                                 younger residents, with a wall-set raised bed,
                                                                                            The property’s quirky architecture means that   maximising floor space and creating a fun, cosy
                                                                                            both the living room and family room enjoy   place to sleep. Also sure to appeal to children,
                                                                                            impressive bay windows, allowing the rooms to   a playroom - although this could be used as a
                                                                                            be filled with natural light, while working shutters   home office, gym or dressing room as desired.
                                                                                            add character to both spaces. The family room
                                                                                            is spacious yet cosy, with dual aspect windows,   Two beautiful bathrooms complete the
                                                                                            an  ornate  fireplace  and  exquisite  cornicing.   property’s  interior:  the  first,  an  elegant  family
                                                                                            The south-facing living room boasts a striking   bathroom with shower over bath, with stylish
                                                                                            marble fireplace with log burner, and a stunning   fixtures and fittings, while the second is a chic
                                                                                            coffered ceiling. This space connects to the   shower room clad in forest green panelling and
                                                                                            dining kitchen, creating an effortless flow that’s   decorative tiling.
                                                                                            ideal for modern living.
                                                                                                                                 For families who always need additional storage,
                                                                                            Sympathetically  styled  to  blend  with  the   this generous property doesn’t end there – the
                                                                                            traditional feel of the house, the stunning dining   basement level boasts two large stores, while
                                                                                            kitchen is part of the modern extension and   outside there is a single garage and shed.
                                                                                            has been designed to be the hub of the home.
                                                                                            Floor-to-ceiling glazing allows natural light to fill   Beautifully  presented  and  finished  to  a  high
                                                                                            the room and offers tranquil garden views, as   specification throughout, this refined property
                                                                                            well as direct access to a terrace and the lawn.   poses a wonderful opportunity to live out
                                                                                            Classic shaker-style cabinetry, in on-trend dark   family life against a stunning backdrop. From
                                                                                            tones with complementary brass hardware, is   snowy Christmas mornings with the log burners
                                                                                            set against quartz worktops, while a range-style   ablaze, to lazy summer afternoons enjoying
       Priorsford House, Tweed Avenue, Peebles, EH45 8AS  4 bed  |  2 bath  |  2 reception room  cooker allows for many a hearty family meal   the terrace, lawn and summerhouse, you could
       Offers over £775,000                                                                 to be prepared and enjoyed. A central island   enjoy it all here.
       Selling solicitor: Blackwood & Smith LLP, call 01721 729 804

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