31 St. Dunstans Park, Melrose

For Sale £75,000

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31 St Dunstans Park is a well-proportioned ground floor apartment situated in a very popular residential area just a short walk from Melrose town centre. The property provides an excellent rental investment, with high demand for properties in the area. The property also suits itself equally well to either a first time buyer or someone wishing to downsize into a manageable property close to Melrose town centre.

Melrose provides an extensive range of local amenities including independent shops, supermarket, restaurants and visitor attractions. Local schooling includes the Melrose Primary School, the highly regarded St Mary's Preparatory School and Earlston High School.

ACCOMMODATION

- HALLWAY - LOUNGE - KITCHEN - BATHROOM - DOUBLE BEDROOM -

INTERNALLY

The property benefits from a spacious layout throughout with plentiful storage and well-proportioned rooms. The property currently has electric night storage heating and double glazing. A degree of upgrading may be required to fully maximise the property's potential.

The Kitchen includes a range of wall and base units with laminated worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink and tiled splashbacks. There are appliance spaces for a freestanding cooker, washing machine and under-counter fridge/freezer.

The Bathroom includes a white 3-piece suite with tiled splashbacks and an electric shower over the bath.

EXTERNALLY

The property is accessed via a communal stairwell fitted with an electronic door entry system.

There are generous communal garden grounds to the front and rear of the building which are predominantly laid to grass providing a great space to enjoy and relax. There is also a section of private garden grounds directly behind the property which are currently finished with wood clippings but could be further enhanced to provide a private seating area or vegetable plot.

There is also a communal drying area to the side of the property.

There is on-street parking available nearby.

LOCATION

Regarded by many as one of the most desirable Border Towns, which took the title of "Best Place to Live in Scotland 2018" by the Sunday Times, Melrose provides and extensive range of local amenities including independent shops, supermarket, restaurants, cafes and hotels. Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony Gardens and Priorswood Gardens. It is also home to the world-famous annual Melrose Sevens and very popular Borders Book Festival. Local schooling includes the Melrose Primary School, the highly regarded St Mary's Preparatory School and is within the Earlston High School Catchment Area, one only two schools in Scotland to feature in Tatler's Top 20 State Secondary Schools 2018. There is an abundance of outdoor pursuits in the area including Rugby, Football, Golf, Horse Riding and Walking including the Southern Upland Way and St Cuthbert's Way.

TRAVEL

Edinburgh is within easy commuting distance via the A68 and A7 Trunk Roads. Tweedbank, only minutes to the west of Melrose, hosts the Park and Ride facility for the Borders Railway providing a service into Edinburgh with journey times of under one hour, Berwick Upon Tweed (approx. 38 miles) provides a major rail link for travel on the East Coat Railway Line to the South. International Airports can be found in both Edinburgh and Newcastle.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Electric night storage heating and UPVC Double Glazing.

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax Band A.

EPC

EPC Rating E.

HOME REPORT

A copy of the Home Report can be downloaded from our website www.jamesagent.co.uk.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

All fitted floor coverings and white good appliances are to be included within the sale.

OFFERS

All offers should be submitted in writing in standard Scottish Legal format by your solicitor to James Agent Ltd (the Selling Agent). All interested parties are advised to instruct a note of interest via their solicitor. In the event of a closing date being set the Seller shall not be bound to accept any offer and the seller also reserves the right to accept any offer at any time.

Floorplan for 31 St. Dunstans Park, Melrose
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