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The Loan, West Linton EH46 7HE
Mr and Mrs O Arnesen
Current Openings:
Sunday 9 June, 2pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £5.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Ben Walton Trust 30% & Borders General Hospital, Margaret Kerr Unit 30%.
Description: The property consists of an Arts and Crafts house (not open) with a large, well-established garden dating from the 1930s surrounded by woodland, with many trees and shrubs within the garden. This garden is approximately 1,000 feet above sea level, with acidic soil, high rainfall and low winter temperatures. In spring, the azaleas and rhododendrons provide a beautiful array of colours and the wide herbaceous borders continue flowering throughout the year. There is a formal rose garden with hybrid teas and old varieties of climbing, rambling and shrub roses. Below the formal terracing there is an original swimming pool as well as an ornamental pool under Japanese acers. The new owners are opening up areas of the garden with naturalistic paths.

Directions: A701 or A702 and follow the signs.

Other details: Teas served in the village hall. Owing to access problems, a continuous minibus service will ferry visitors from the clock tower in West Linton village centre, just 50 yards from the village hall.

The listing location on a map.