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Carterhouse is situated in a private setting on the southern side of the A6088, approximately 9 miles south of the popular Borders town of Jedburgh, and is surrounded by spectacular countryside.

Despite its rural location, Carterhouse is easily accessed from the A6088, approximately 1.5 miles north of the junction with the A68 at Carter Bar and the border with Northumberland.


Carterhouse extends to approximately 15.75 hectares (38.92 acres) in total. The holding is in good order, with the benefit of stockproof fencing and natural stone walls, spring water feeds troughs to most fields, modern farm buildings and traditional farmhouse.


Enjoying a private location within the holding, the farmhouse is a one and a half storey traditional two bedroom property, with a rendered finish and slate roof. Carterhouse has been improved by the current owners to a high standard, and benefits from double-glazing throughout, LPG central heating, mains electricity, septic tank drainage, bore hole and spring water supply, and a solid fuel Raeburn.

The spacious accommodation is thoughtfully laid out and in move-in condition, comprising two double bedrooms, two reception rooms, galley kitchen and pantry, family bathroom, study, attic room with potential for development and large double garage.

The house is surrounded by extensive gardens including a vegetable patch, lawn, and poultry run. There is the opportunity here to create a wonderful farmhouse garden to take advantage of the stunning scenery.


The land is made up of 15.29 hectares (37.78 acres) of rough grazing, and is classified as 5(3) on the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute Land Capability Map for agriculture in Scotland.

Carterhouse falls out with the Nitrate Vulnerable Zone for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Borders.

The land presents a good opportunity to implement a plan to improve the grazing and increase the productive capacity.

Farm Buildings

The tidy and well maintained steading benefits from a range of modern farm buildings, including (approximate dimensions):

A.   2002 steel portal frame sheep and hay shed 18m x 12m

B.   2011 garage / workshop 6m x 8m

C.   1990s wooden utility shed 12m x 12m

D.   Range of goat sheds, lambing pens and various poultry houses

The buildings are well located close to the farmhouse, and easily accessed from the farm steading.


The Met Office has a small station at Carterhouse, which sends automatic readings via the telephone line. This currently generates a small annual income, which is index linked.


From Jedburgh to the north, follow the A68 south towards the border for approximately 9 miles then turn right on to the A6088. Carterhouse is located on the left, approximately 1.5 miles along this road.

From Northumberland to the south, follow the A68 north towards Carter Bar and the border with Scotland. Immediately after crossing the border, turn left on to the A6088. Carterhouse is located on the left, approximately 1.5 miles along this road.

From Hawick to the south-west, take the A698 towards Denholm. After approximately 1.5 miles, turn right on to the A6088 towards Bonchester. Carterhouse is located on the right after approximately 12 miles.


Strictly by appointment with Bell Rural Solutions only.


Carterhouse is accessed via the A6088, then over a private road which leads to the property.

Mortgage Finance

Bell Rural Solutions are approved Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) agents, and can help with obtaining loan funding for a variety of rural business activities, including the purchase of land and property. For further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Important Notice

Bell Rural Solutions, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1.They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their on behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2.Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Bell Rural Solutions have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

3.No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by potential purchasers when inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.

4.Offers should be submitted in Scottish legal form to the sole selling agents, Bell Rural Solutions. Our client is not bound to accept the highest or any offer. The seller has the right to remove the property from the market or accept an offer at any time.

5.Potential purchasers should take care when viewing the property, particularly with the potential hazards associated with a working farm.