- Family Home or Bed & Breakfast
- Stunning Views of Jedburgh Abbey
- Close to Amenities
- Flexible Accommodation
- Generous Garden with Potential
- Integral Garage
- Gas Central Heating
- Double Glazing
Kenmore Bank is an attractive and spacious stone-built six-bedroom detached house dating from the mid 1800’s. Sitting in an elevated position above the historic Borders town of Jedburgh, with fabulous views of Jedburgh Abbey, the property is currently run as a Bed and Breakfast and would make a perfect family home or business opportunity.
Overlooking Jedburgh, the A68 provides excellent access and runs from Edinburgh to Newcastle with the airport at Newcastle less than an hour away.
Internally, the property lies across three levels and comprises six bedrooms, all of which are ensuite, a sitting room, a dining room, a family room, a sun room, a breakfasting kitchen, an office, a utility room and a downstairs wc. There is also a rear hall with steps up to a gallery which would make a great playroom or larger office.
Externally, the property is set in a generous plot and is accessed by a gated entrance to a driveway with private parking to the front of the integral garage. A generous garden sits to the front with an area to sit out, that includes an extensive terraced lawn which provides opportunity of its own, in the possible creation of a garden room, subject to the necessary permissions.
The enclosed garden to the rear, accessed from the sun and utility room, has two useful garden sheds, one with roof terrace that is ideal for enjoying the view.
With its river side frontage, there are numerous areas to sit out and enjoy the views, which are a particular feature of this versatile property.
Most Border towns are readily accessible from this location, as are Newcastle and Edinburgh which both have international airports, with a mainline railway station at Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Edinburgh 48 miles. Melrose 13 miles. Kelso 11 miles. Newcastle 57 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : D57
Council Tax Band : G
Kenmore Bank is located in the historic Borders town of Jedburgh, home to “Mary Queen of Scots' House" and the 12th century Jedburgh Abbey, both of which are situated in the heart of this picturesque town.
Local amenities are easily accessible with a wide range of shops and restaurants up and down the High Street.
There are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including fishing on the River Tweed and National Hunt racing. Golfing is available at a number of excellent courses including the nearby Roxburghe championship course, and swimming is close at hand in the nearby Laidlaw Memorial Pool.
Local tourist destinations include Jedburgh Castle Jail, Ferniehurst Castle, Monteviot Gardens and the Harestanes Visitor Centre.
Schools include the local primary and the Jedburgh Grammar School, with the new Intergenerational school campus due to open in 2020. The renowned St Mary’s Preparatory School is located in Melrose.
Conveniently located, Kenmore Bank is a short walk from the A68, which is the main road linking Newcastle and Edinburgh. The major Border towns are within easy driving distance, and Jedburgh is conveniently placed for easy access to all major routes north and south bound with regular scheduled flights from Edinburgh and Newcastle to a number of UK and European destinations, as well as a mainline railway links at Berwick-upon-Tweed, and the Borders Railway which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh only fourteen miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD8 6JJ
Coming from the North take the A68 South into the town of Jedburgh. Continue through Jedburgh, until you reach the Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool on your left, which sits on the corner of Oxnam Road. Turn left here and proceed up the hill for approximately one hundred yards. Kenmore Bank is the second house on the left-hand side.
Coming from the South take the A68 North and enter the town of Jedburgh. Continue on the A68 until you reach the Laidlaw Memorial Swimming Pool on your right, which sits on the corner of Oxnam Road and follow the above directions.