Closing date set for Tuesday 6th November at 12 noon

Lot 1: The Old School House (About 4.69 acres) This characterful and unique rural property offers an appealing chance for new owners to renovate in their own style in order to create a family home. The main property is in need of a full renovation, and is presented with the downstairs being mostly stripped and ready for renovation work to begin. The reception hall leads through to the dining room on the left, which originally featured a fireplace. The kitchen/family room is then located beyond this at one end of the property. This large spacious area currently has a stripped-back vaulted ceiling, and there is a door providing access to the garden. There is potential for this area to become a welcoming country kitchen and family room. At the other end of the property there is a sitting room, and also a bedroom, which could also be used as a snug. A W.C is currently located off the sitting room.

On the first floor, there is a spacious master bedroom benefiting from a large bay window, and two further generously-sized bedrooms. The bedrooms would be serviced by a family bathroom. There is also a small area accessed from both the hall and one of the bedrooms which could be used as a study or walk-in wardrobe.

Lot 2: Howslack Cottage (About 1.13 acres) The separate former master’s cottage has been partially renovated and features wooden flooring in the sitting room, as well as an open fireplace. The kitchen has been fitted with traditional-style cream fitted base units, along with a large Belfast sink and an attractive range cooker. There is a good-sized bedroom and both a bathroom and W.C.

The cottage could be extended under permitted development and subject to obtaining the necessary consents it would be possible to create a wonderful family home.

To the west of the property is a useful paddock, ideal for a pony. There may also be development potential on the paddock, again subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

This property has 5.8 acres of land.


The property is approached via a grass-covered driveway providing parking and access. There is potential to create a more formal entrance. There is also a large garage/workshop with sliding doors to the side of the property.

The location benefits from beautiful rural surroundings and uninterrupted countryside views from both inside and outside. The appealing stone exterior of the building blends beautifully with the surrounding countryside. There is a sloped grassy garden area to the rear of the property which is bordered by an original stone wall.

General Local Authority: Scottish Borders Council Services: Old Schoolhouse: Mains electricity, private water and drainage. Howslack Cottage: Mains electricity, private water and drainage Council Tax: Old School House: F Howslack Cottage Band B Fixtures and Fittings: Items in the garage are specifically excluded from the subjects of sale. The building material may be available by separate negotiation. Offers: Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents. Prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest in writing after viewing to the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be set.


Situated in the small rural settlement of Kilbucho, the property enjoys a peaceful setting. The town of Biggar is less than 5 miles away and provides a range of essential amenities and shops. For access to Edinburgh, the mainline station at nearby Carstairs has a direct train taking just half an hour, while the A74 is also easily accessed. There is a choice of well-regarded educational facilities in the area. In addition to the untouched countryside accessed from the property's doorstep, the Pentland Hills Regional Park is also within reach for a day out in the great outdoors.


From the A702, turn left onto Station Road and continue for 2 approximately miles. As the road takes a sharp left take the right turn signed to Culter. At the T junction at the top of the steep hill turn left. You will find the property after a mile on your left.

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Other features

  • Fromer Schoolhouse in need of renovation
  • Additional 1 bedroom cottage
  • Paddocks
  • Garden
  • About 5.8 acres

Other details

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Ref: EDN160380

Kilbucho Biggar Lanarkshire ML12

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Ref: EDN160380

Kilbucho Biggar Lanarkshire ML12

Offers Over