£199,995 Guide price

Swallow Cottage, 8 Townhead Way, Melrose, Borders, TD6 9BU

3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Property Details

Swallow Cottage is an immaculately presented three-bedroom semi-detached property situated in a popular residential development in Newstead which lies on the fringes of the popular Borders town of Melrose.
Deceptively spacious with garden, garage and private parking, the property lies in a strong school catchment and is currently run as a successful self-catering accommodation.

Only two and a half miles from the new Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh Swallow Cottage is in a highly accessible area with the A68 only a short distance away, as well as the Borders General Hospital which lies on the outskirts of Melrose.

Internally, the property lies over two floors and comprises three bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a bathroom, a sitting room, a dining kitchen and a downstairs wc.

Externally, the property has private parking in the driveway, as well as the garage, and has attractive garden ground to the front and rear, with areas to sit out and enjoy the sunshine and the views to the Eildon Hills.

Edinburgh and Newcastle are easily accessible via the A68, with most Border towns readily available from this central location. The Borders Railway, runs between Tweedbank and Edinburgh and is only two and a half miles away.


For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9BU

From the A68 turn onto the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue onthis road for approximately 1.5 miles, and turn right signposted Newstead and followthe road into the village. As you proceed down the hill turn right into Townhead Way.Swallow Cottage is the fifth property on your right hand side.

From Galashiels take the Melrose by-pass (A6091) as if travelling back towards theA68. Take the first left turning into Melrose followed by an immediate right handturn which will take you down Dean Road towards Newstead. Follow the road all theway down and turn right at the T-junction. Continue through the village and up thehill. Before you leave the village take a left turn into Townhead Way and follow theabove directions.

Edinburgh 39 miles. Melrose 1 mile. Galashiels 6 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles(All distances are approximate)
*You can contact the agent 7 days a week to organise a viewing - subject to availability - 01896 820 226*

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.


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