Meldonfoot is a pretty, and substantial, country house in the Scottish Borders near Peebles. The property itself dates from the 1920s and has recently been refurbished and extended, with a pool house, music room and galleried library added on.

Period features have been restored, while modern features like underfloor heating and concealed appliances in the kitchen blend character with practicality. Three reception rooms, including an open plan drawing room/dining room, are all very good for entertaining.

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Upstairs are five bedrooms including the master suite and a family bathroom. A balcony from the gallery overlooks the garden, while French doors on the ground floor open out to the terrace.

Outside, outbuildings include extensive garaging and two Victorian designed greenhouses. The gardens include sweeping lawns in front of the house, and to the south east the formal garden has four areas with mini box hedges and well-stocked herbaceous borders. The gardens on the banks of the Meldon Burn have mature Scots pines and a grass tennis court lies to the south west.

Meldonfoot is an excellent family house just three miles from Peebles in the Scottish Borders which has a good range of amenities. Edinburgh and Glasgow are both within easy commuting distance.

The guide price is £1.7m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01578 722 814 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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