The property provides spacious and versatile family accommodation with the benefit of two public rooms, allowing for either a formal Dining Room or second Lounge. The stylish interior includes solid wood internal joinery and classic neutral tones. There is an abundance of storage with large cupboard throughout the house. Our favourite feature of the property is the the large picture window within the Lounge, which makes for a perfect place to relax and unwind.
The fabulous country-style Kitchen is fitted with timeless shaker units overlaid with solid wood worktops incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink unit. Integrated appliances include a ceramic hob, integrated electric oven, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a designated space for an American fridge freezer. Adjacent to the kitchen is the rear hallway, which houses a generous pantry cupboard and the back door providing access to the rear garden and patio.
The Bathroom is fitted with a modern 3-piece suite including pedestal basin, WC and panelled bath with mixer shower. There is a chrome towel warmer and built in vanity mirror. Natural stone-effect tiling completes the look perfectly.
The property benefits from generous private garden grounds to the front, side and rear. The front garden is generally laid to lawn and border shrub beds. The south facing rear garden is a fantastic space landscaped over 2 levels and fully enclosed by fencing and hedging. There is a patio directly to the rear of the property which provides a great space for seating and entertaining. The top section of the rear garden is largely laid to lawn and incorporates shrub borders and space for a greenhouse and shed. Beyond the shed there is a delightful area of decking which takes full advantage of the unspoilt countryside views.
Regarded by many as one of the most desirable Border Towns, which has also just been voted 'One of the Best Places to Live in Scotland in 2022' 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.
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.
All mains services are present. UPVC Double Glazing and Gas Central Heating.
Council Tax Band C.
All fitted floor coverings and integrated appliances are to be included within the sale.
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