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Former Victorian hunting lodge in the Scottish Borders

Ettrickshaws Lodge is a beautiful former hunting lodge in the hills of the Scottish Borders near Selkirk. The property is a magnificent late Victorian house occupying a sheltered position overlooking the Ettrick Water. Built of part rendered, part harled sandstone in the 19th century, Ettrickshaws traded as a hotel between WW2 and 2006, when it was returned to a private house.

With five reception rooms, five main bedrooms (all ensuite), breakfast kitchen and an office, plus a self-contained flat on the second floor with three bedrooms, a dining/kitchen area and a bathroom the property could be either a boutique hotel or a wonderful private dwelling.


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The house is set within gardens and grounds of around six acres and to the rear is a pretty backdrop of mixed woodland. A lawn lies to one side of the property and a patio leads to the terrace which overlooks a paddock characterised by three lime trees. To the east is a range of redundant outbuildings.

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The Ettrick Valley is an unspoiled part of the pretty Scottish Borders and Ettrickshaws is situated just over seven miles from the nearest town of Selkirk; further amenities are available in Galashiels, and Edinburgh is 49 miles.

The guide price is £625,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01578 722 814 or visit

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