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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

5 Towerburn, Denholm (BSPC Property Guide)  

An impressive apartment within a former mansion house in a peaceful, park-like setting near Denholm offers style and space

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