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29 Bleachfield Road is a charming 2/3 bedroom semi-detached cottage style property, dating from the late 19th century, which has the benefit of a surprisingly sized enclosed garden to the rear; extending further back than expected. The property provides comfortably proportioned accommodation with a flexible layout and has possibilities for reconfiguration, subject to investigation and all necessary consents, and enjoys a very convenient location in easy reach of the town centre, local facilities, parks and schools.
Selkirk provides a good range of amenities and is situated around six miles from Railway stations in either Galashiels or Tweedbank, both providing a regular train service to Edinburgh with free parking at Tweedbank.
Internally the property is set over two levels, with the accommodation comprising: two double bedrooms, a spacious bathroom, a sitting room which could suit as a third bedroom, an open plan family/dining room with log burner, and a kitchen to the rear off which is a useful lean to style porch. There is gas fired central heating and the windows are double glazed.
Externally, the property has a nicely sized but easily kept garden to the rear which is fully enclosed making it very child/pet friendly. The garden is laid in the main to grass with mature borders and has a section to the far end with space for sheds. On street parking. The property is situated in a residential area, with Selkirk enjoying excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7. Edinburgh 42.5 miles. Tweedbank 6.5 miles. Melrose 8 miles. Hawick 11.5 miles. Galashiels 6 miles. (All distances are approximate)
29 Bleachfield Road is located in easy reach of the town centre of Selkirk, a popular market town situated on the banks of the Ettrick Water. With a range of independent shops, hotels and pubs plus a small supermarket, there is a popular delicatessen and several places to eat. Local tourist attractions include Bowhill House and Country Park, Ian Stark Equestrian Centre, Philiphaugh Visitor Centre 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. Local sports teams include Selkirk Rugby Football Club and Selkirk Cricket Club and there is also a swimming pool, and a nine-hole golf course within the town. 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 Ettrick and River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks in and around Selkirk. There is primary and secondary schooling within the town as well as a doctor's surgery. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only ten miles away, on the fringes of Melrose. Selkirk 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 runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in Galashiels and the terminus in Tweedbank both of which are approximately six miles away. There is also a bus service, which passes through the town, which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels with links to Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh in the North and the other Border towns.Edinburgh International Airport offers an excellent choice of destinations and is approximately 46 miles away, as does Newcastle International Airport which is 67 miles away.
Council Tax: C
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD7 4HQ For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD7 4HQTravelling into Selkirk on the A7 from the South, turn right onto the High Street - which then turns into Scotts Place and continues onto Bleachfield Road. Number 29 is on the left. Coming into Selkirk on the A7 from the North, keep left at the Market Place junction onto the High Street then follow the above directions.
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