A former police house, The White House was built in 1912 and has been significantly extended and upgraded in recent years. It occupies a beautiful position in dramatic countryside by St Mary’s Loch in the pretty Scottish Borders.

A spacious and attractive house, of particular note is the main open-plan reception area consisting of an open-plan kitchen, breakfast room and family room, all of which is top of the range. The remainder of the house is also finished to a very high standard with three further reception rooms and four bedrooms.

Accommodation in total comprises: four bedrooms (one en-suite), dining room, formal sitting room, study, family bathroom and an open plan kitchen/breakfast room/family room. In addition, there is a laundry and a utility room as well as a garage.

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Set in around 0.3 acres, The White House has an attractive and manageable garden that is predominately down to grass and is fully enclosed. Running through the garden is a small burn which flows down from Henderland Hill and Capper Law. The burn divides the garden and an attractive footbridge links the house along stone pathways to the double timber garage at the eastern end of the garden.

Access to the garage for vehicles is from the road and there is also access to it from the garden. The property is extremely private and has stunning views over the loch, which is popular for windsailing and fishing. The market town of is Selkirk 17 miles, and Moffat 16 miles. Edinburgh is 43 miles.

The guide price is £380,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01578 722 814 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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