£120,000 Guide price
76 Tweed Road is an immaculately presented and spacious two-bedroom garden flat situated in a popular residential area of Galashiels.
With excellent outside space and private parking, accessed directly from the flat, the property is only a short distance from the town centre which benefits from a station on the Borders Railway, that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, plus additional access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Internally, the property comprises two bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, a kitchen, and a conservatory with wood burner. There is also good storage throughout the property with deep hall cupboard and fitted wardrobes, plus gas fired central heating and double glazing.
Externally, there is a private enclosed garden to the rear of the flat accessed via the conservatory that is mainly laid to lawn with a garden shed and private parking which is a particular bonus.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C72
Council Tax Band : A
76 Tweed Road sits in the heart of the principal Borders town of Galashiels. With a population of 12,000, the town offers a full range of shopping facilities, including Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next, WH Smith and Marks &Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Old Gala House and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose and other Border towns. Among the independent shops there is also a cinema, a health centre, a swimming pool, gym, dentists, orthodontist and a new Transport Interchange built primarily around the new train station in conjunction with the Borders Railway which is a particular bonus.
Local sports teams include Gala RFC, Gala Fairydean FC, and Gala CC and local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way.
Galashiels has six primary schools, and nearby Melrose is home to St Marys Preparatory School with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in the town, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only four or so miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Galashiels sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the aforementioned station in the town.
There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange, beside the railway with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns.Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 39.5 miles and 68 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 3DY
From the A68, take the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road, passing Melrose on your right. Proceed over the three roundabouts, and the River Tweed, into Galashiels. Proceed forward on Abbotsford Road, over the small roundabout turning right onto Tweed Road. Continue on Tweed Road for around five hundred yards, passing a small shop on your right, 76 Tweed Road also sits on your right a little further down.
From the A7 (going South) travel through Galashiels, signposted Hawick, follow the road out of Galashiels, over two roundabouts and past Tesco and up Braw Lads Brae to the small roundabout onto Abbotsford Road. Proceed forward over the roundabout along Abbotsford Road, and turn left at the next small roundabout and onto Tweed Road and follow the aforementioned directions.
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