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Hazelbank, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 4PZ


A rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented detached 4/5-bedroom property within the very attractive hamlet of Whitmuir on the outskirts of the Royal Burgh of Selkirk. With fashionable décor throughout, this impeccable 3,500 square foot home provides lots of naturally lit and contemporary style living spaces, ideally suited for modern family living.  The property boasts an integral double garage and large, easy to maintain gardens with incredible views into the open Borders countryside beyond.  This wonderful family home is not to be missed.

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Nicola Crombie
Senior Sales Consultant

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Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor:

Entrance Vestibule, Open Plan Living/Dining and Kitchen, Conservatory, Utility Room, Under-stair Study, WC, Principal Bedroom with en-suite and Dressing Room, flexible fourth bedroom.

First Floor:

Landing, Two Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Lounge/Fifth bedroom, Games Room/ Gym. 


Private Driveway, Double garage, Serviced Garden shed and log store, Large Front Lawn, Slabbed and monoblocked Garden pathways, Glass balustrade, secured Decked seating/dining area, Enclosed gravel section, slabbed dining patio, Expansive rear lawn.


Edinburgh 41 miles     

Selkirk 3 miles  

Galashiels 8 miles      

Peebles 24 miles     

Melrose 7 miles   

Kelso 17 miles  

(All distances are approximate)


Hazelbank is one of only seven residential properties situated within the beautiful hamlet of Whitmuir. Accessed via a very attractive tree-lined avenue and lying only 3 miles from the centre of Selkirk, the location is perfect for those looking for a semi-rural lifestyle.

The Royal and Ancient burgh of Selkirk is an historic market town in the Central Borders and is beautifully situated on the banks of the historic Ettrick Water. The town boasts excellent leisure facilities which include a nine-hole golf course, swimming pool and fitness centre. 

Selkirk also contains a very good range of local amenities, including several shops, cafes, hotels, restaurants and bars. The nearby thriving town of Galashiels offers an excellent range of Supermarkets and retail stores. Local tourist attractions include Abbotsford, Bowhill House and Country Park, Halliwell’s House and nearby St. Mary’s Loch. For the sporting enthusiast there are a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area including clay pigeon shooting, equestrian pursuits, fishing on the River Tweed, golf, hill walking and a selection of field sports. 

Local schooling is excellent, with three primary schools and secondary schooling at Selkirk High. The well-known St Mary’s Preparatory School is situated in nearby Melrose. 

Lying only two miles from the A7 and six miles from the A68, Whitmuir is very centrally located, providing easy access to Edinburgh and the North of England. The Borders Rail Link terminus station of Tweedbank (9 miles) offers free on-site parking and a journey time to central Edinburgh of 60 minutes.


Completed in cira 2004, Hazelbank has been beautifully renovated to a very high spec by the current proprietors over the last three years. The property offers immaculate, flexible family accommodation over two levels. Wide plank Savanna Oak Karndean is laid in the vestibule, hall, study and living/dining areas. The kitchen, Conservatory and Utility room feature Doblo light grey porcelain tile flooring. The property boasts many attractive and contemporary features, including stunning Zehnder-Arteplano Bisque copper Radiators. 

Entrance into the welcoming vestibule offers ample cloak and shoe storage, this then allows access to the open plan living area. The ground floor is composed of a living area with two exposed brick feature walls, a HWAM 3120c 5Kw Wood burning stove and a dining area amply capable of accommodating a 6 seater dining table. The 5 panel triple glazed, fully retractable, bi-folding doors create the ability to experience a real indoor/outdoor style of living, as well as providing far-reaching views of the beautiful garden and surrounding countryside beyond.  

A Study/office with oak desk and fitted shelves, drawers and filing cabinets is located under the Oak and Glass panelled staircase providing the perfect work station for those working from home. A Two-piece WC is located adjacent to the study/office; the finish matching that of the master bedroom en-suite.

The newly fitted Wren kitchen is fully equipped with Bosch appliances, including a double oven, induction hob, microwave oven, dishwasher and wine cooler. Also featured are an LG American fridge freezer with ice maker & chilled water tap and a central island featuring a Qooker boiling water tap and black sink. The naturally light south-facing conservatory, also featuring a stunning exposed brick wall, is fitted with underfloor electric heating for warmth in the winter months and blue reflective glass roof to vastly reduce extreme internal temperatures during the summer months. French doors provide access to the sun deck, which offers ample space for a BBQ, six-seater dining, as well as further seating and/or sun loungers. Two inwardly opening doors lead to another small dining patio. The rear garden is then accessed via a glass gate within the containing and contemporary glass balustrade. A useful utility room is fitted with a selection of Kitchen-matching base units, a floor to ceiling storage cupboard and AEG Washing Machine and Condensing Tumble Dryer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the fantastic principal bedroom with fully fitted walk-in wardrobe/dressing room by Sharps, immaculate en-suite and the flexible drawing room with stunning bay window, Stud fireplace and again French doors providing access to the sun deck and rear garden. 

Upstairs, following the oak staircase, a carpeted landing is reached allowing access to the two capacious double bedrooms both expertly fitted with built in Sharps storage and bed-side controlled spotlights, a large newly upgraded family bathroom with bath over shower, WC, Hand Basin and heated towel rail and a fantastic second lounge/family room. Benefiting from far reaching countryside views encased by the Velux cabrio balcony system and an internal flue providing a wonderful heat source, this lounge is a cosy place to relax at the end of a busy day. Completing the first floor accommodation is a loft space beaming with potential to create a games room/gym or an additional bedroom. 

Externally, the property benefits from a large south-facing fully enclosed garden, in a plot of around 0.75 acres. The garden is mostly laid to lawn with a selection of mature and colourful shrubs, flowers and trees surrounding the boundary, an outdoor dog shower plumbed with hot water, electric car charging port, a slabbed pathway around the right side of the property, an enclosed gravel area designed and utilised as an enclosed dog run. The Trex decking running out from the bi-folding doors and internal open plan living area provides a delightful dining/seating/lounging/BBQ area. With external lighting and power sources on the rear of the property; it is perfect for hosting al fresco dining. The garden boasts privacy with many places to relax and take in the sun. Hazelbank has a long private Monoblock driveway which offers ample parking for numerous vehicles and grants access to the integral double garage with up and over electric doors, additional under counter fridge and freezer and built in storage.  Adding extra storage externally is a large serviced garden shed with built in log store, also benefiting from internal, external and ground level safety lighting. 

Providing both added security and peace of mind, sixteen remotely monitor-able CCTV cameras are installed, covering the full perimeter of the property and grounds.


A hugely attractive and financially beneficial feature of the property is its 6kWp Solar power system capacity. The property is fitted with 16 SunPower Performance Solar panels, 16 Solaredge Power Optimisers, a Solaredge Inverter, Tesla Powerwall and Tesla backup gateway. With an estimated generation of 4,561.20kwh per annum, the system provides 100% of the property’s annual electrical power requirements. As well as sending any excess power to the grid, it stores power in the Tesla battery and with a ‘Storm Watch’ facility, eliminates the effects of any planned or unplanned national grid power outages. With the correct management, Solaredge results in zero imported electricity costs over an annual period and generates an income from power exported.


General Remarks & Information 


Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX.  Tel: 01896 824 070.

Satellite Navigation

For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD7 4PZ.



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Fixtures and Fittings

Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.

Listing and Conservation

Hazelbank is not a listed building nor is it located in a conservation area.



Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage (shared septic tank).

Kerosene oil fired boiler.

16 Solar Panels 

Tesla Powerwall


Entry & Possession

Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.

Council Tax

Band G

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band C

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: 01835 824 000.

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6DH and Rettie & Co, 1 Abbey Street, Melrose TD6 9PX. Tel: 01896 824 070

Internet Web Site

This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage, or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction.


All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans

These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed.  Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie Borders LLP, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice

Rettie Borders LLP, 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 in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. 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 and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie Borders LLP have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

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