26 Douglas Place, Galashiels

Sold Subject to Contract £105,000

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We are delighted to bring to the market this very well presented 2 bedroom plus study first floor apartment located within a very popular residential area close to Galashiels town centre and the well regarded St Peters Primary School. The property has been well-maintained by the current owner, providing a spacious and versatile home ideal for a first time buyer or rental investment. The property also benefits from private gardens to the rear.

The property is situated close to a variety of local amenities including the Galashiels Public Park, ASDA and Tesco supermarkets and retail shopping. Galashiels town centre is within easy walking distance, including the Galashiels Railway Station and Transport Interchange. A great range of schooling is available nearby including the well-regarded St Peters Primary School and Galashiels Academy.



The property is found in good order with well-appointed fixtures, fittings and solid wood flooring. The property is entered via a timber entrance door from the communal staircase which gives access to a spacious hallway. The generous Lounge enjoys a peaceful outlook to the rear towards the gardens. The well-appointed kitchen is also located to the rear of the property and incorporates a lovely breakfast bar area. The 2 double bedrooms are set to the front of the property with ample space for free standing furniture. The useful study also has a front facing aspect and is currently set up with two fixed bunk beds.


There is a very well-equipped shaker-style kitchen finished with stone-effect worktops incorporating a stainless-steel sink with mixer tap and large breakfast bar area perfect for entertaining. Appliances to be included within the sale include large electric freestanding double oven with six-burner gas hob and separate grill, extractor hood, Samsung fridge freezer with water cooler and dishwasher. There is also a space below the sink for a freestanding washing machine. Retro tiled splashbacks and vinyl flooring complete the look perfectly.

Shower Room

The Shower Room is a recent installation and includes a well-appointed 3-piece suite including WC, wash hand basin and large walk-in shower enclosure with mixer shower and glass shower screen. Vibrant laminate splashbacks and vinyl flooring complete the look.


The property has the benefit of a private garden to the rear which is bound by timber fencing. Although in need of maintenance the grounds provide a perfect space for relaxing and entertaining.

There is also a timber shed which is to be included within the sale.


The property is located within a very popular residential area where local amenities are readily available nearby including Galashiels Public Park. There is a regular bus service which runs daily with a bus stop located short walk away on Abbotsford Road. A full fully comprehensive range of amenities and facilities are readily available a short distance away in Galashiels town centre including Galawater Retail Park and Galashiels Transport Interchange. The Interchange houses the main Borders railway station providing regular services to and from Edinburgh Waverley Station.

Galashiels is the largest of the Border towns and is well served by a range of independent shops, restaurants, and cafes along with supermarkets and high street shops. Nearby there is an excellent range of schooling, from primary through to secondary and university education. The Mac Arts Centre and the Volunteer Hall host a wide variety of music events throughout the year attracting some well-known performing artists. The town also benefits from a station on the Borders Railway, offering a journey time to central Edinburgh of less than an hour. Country and sporting pursuits are readily available, including hill walking, fishing, golf, cycling and mountain biking in the Tweed Valley.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fitted carpets, floor coverings and appliances are to be included within the sale. There is also a timber shed within the back garden.


All mains services, gas central heating and double glazing.

Council Tax

Band B.


Strictly By Appointment Only via James Agent.

Home Report

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


All offers should be submitted in writing in standard Scottish Legal format by your solicitor to James Agent (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.

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