A stunning, period farmhouse set in captivating Borders countryside and meticulously renovated to an exceptionally high standard, Halliburton provides an outstanding setting for memorable family get-togethers, house parties and sporting lets.
Meticulously renovated to an exceptionally high standard
For those seeking a much needed escape from it all, the far reaching views and peace and quiet will be a much needed draw.
Sitting less than an hour from Edinburgh, it is also perfectly placed for enjoying a short break - why not bring family or friends for a weekend of outdoor adventures! - 4 x 4 driving, clay shooting and fishing can all be easily arranged nearby.
Presented in a traditional country house style, the spacious accommodation features a number of interesting pieces sourced by the owners including a blend of antique furniture punctuated by delightful objets d’art, offset against soft, earthy colours and muted tweeds in keeping with the surroundings.
Downstairs there’s an elegant drawing room and a separate cosy sitting room both with magnificent, uninterrupted views over rolling Borders countryside. The large farmhouse kitchen and dining area provide the perfect setting for convivial cooking and long, atmospheric meals. A large boot room / drying room provides plenty of space for outdoor kit and dogs.
Upstairs the overall look is timeless. The charming bedrooms offer complete flexibility with a winning combination of calming, neutral colours, interesting antique pieces and wonderfully inviting beds with feather duvets and pillows and Egyptian cotton bed linen topped with cosy wool blankets.
Halliburton is set in a wonderfully tranquil setting, with an attractive, fully-enclosed garden and breathtaking views over open countryside. A sheltered outside dining area is the perfect spot to sit and watch the sun set over the hills
Entrance hall and guest cloakroom with WC and basin.
Drawing room with two large sofas and armchairs, large wood burner.
Sitting room with TV with Sky, DVD player and a good selection of games. Please note the fire is decorative only.
Farmhouse kitchen with range cooker with 3 ovens and warming drawer and 5 ring hob, dishwasher, microwave, plenty of utensils and excellent quality china and glasses. Dining area seating eight.
Utility room/pantry with large fridge / freezer, separate fridge.
Boot room / drying room with washing machine and dryer. This room is ideal for storing outdoor kit and for dogs with direct access to the garden.
Cloakroom with WC and basin.
Back entrance hall with gun cabinet.
Bedroom one is classed as the master bedroom with zip and link beds which can be super king or twin as preferred, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and cupboard.
En-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC and basin.
Bedroom two with zip and link beds which can be king or twin as preferred, chest of drawers.
En-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower with rainforest head, WC and basin.
Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be twin or king size as preferred, chest of drawers.
Bedroom four with zip and link beds which can be twin or super king as preferred, chest of drawers.
Additional hanging space is provided in a wardrobe in the hall.
Family bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC.
Halliburton is set within an attractive, fully enclosed garden. A patio area with outside furniture and barbecue provides a sheltered spot for outside dining.
There is ample private parking in front of the house.
BABIES & CHILDREN
A travel cot and highchair are available on request.
DOGS & OTHER PETS
Two well-behaved dogs are welcome at Halliburton. Owners are requested to keep their dogs downstairs and not beyond the kitchen.
Grazing and stabling is available for guests wishing to bring their own horse or pony. There is a charge of £25 per night, per stable and £5 per day for grazing. Guests must have their own public liability insurance and are asked to supply their own feed, hay and bedding. There is fabulous riding in the area on marked bridle paths as well as on the quiet country roads which surround the house.
All the bedrooms are spacious with plenty of storage space. The beds are made up with high quality Egyptian cotton bed linen, feather and duck down duvets and pillows. Hypoallergenic duvets and pillows are available on request. A hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom. Luxurious bath sheets and hand towels are provided for all guests. Guest soap is also provided.
WI-FI & MOBILE COVERAGE
Wi-Fi is available. There is adequate mobile coverage on most networks. A landline is available for emergency calls, incoming calls and the considerate use of guests.
Halliburton has oil central heating. There is a log burner in the drawing room with logs provided.Get the full listing »