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“The setting was what initially drew us to Towerburn, but when we saw the communal entrance and the space offered by apartment number five – compared Towerburn’s conversion was sympathetic to the buildings many fine original period features – and this apartment displays ornate plasterwork, wood-panelled window surrounds and working shutters. The apartment offers versatile accommodation on either side of a split-level reception hall over 30ft long. The lounge is an elegant and beautifully proportioned room with a traditional feature fireplace and woodburning stove, and two large windows overlooking the south-facing garden grounds. Adjacent to the lounge and almost as spacious, the principal bedroom also has two windows framing the same view and additionally has extensive built-in wardrobe storage. Two further bedrooms, both with storage cupboards, offer other alternative uses as a formal dining room or study as requirements dictate. The contemporary kitchen is attractively fitted and includes integrated appliances and space for casual dining furniture – and last but not least, the bathroom is larger than average, partially tiled and includes a corner bath with overhead shower and fitted screen.
to the house we had been considering – we were completely won over”.
Decorated throughout in neutral shades, this apartment is ideal either as a permanent residence or as a weekend retreat or holiday home, with easy access to the nearby village of Denholm – which offers good local facilities, including a primary school - while the setting makes it eminently accessible to Edinburgh and Newcastle airports and the new rail station at Tweedbank for the Border Railway service to Edinburgh.
Original Period Features
Published on Jul 6, 2016
An impressive apartment within a former mansion house in a peaceful, park-like setting near Denholm offers style and space