Priors Walk, Melrose

For Sale £175,000

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We are delighted to bring to the market this immaculately presented 2 bedroom semi-detached home boasting many desirable features including modern Kitchen and Bathroom fittings, wood burning stove, 2 double Bedrooms and large gardens. The property further benefits from fantastic views over the surrounding countryside with a lovely backdrop to the rear over towards the Eildon Hills. 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. Melrose has also just been voted 'One of the Best Places to Live in Scotland in 2022' by The Sunday Times.




The property benefits from a bright and spacious layout over two levels. The property is entered via a timber panelled door into the entrance hallway. The lounge is set to the front of the property with a large picture window with wonderful views over towards Gattonside and Melrose Abbey. The wood burning stove is a wonderful feature of the room and makes for a cosy retreat in the colder winter evenings. The kitchen is set to the rear of the property with views over the rear garden. The staircase from the hallway leads to a mid-landing enjoying a picture perfect view over the rear gardens. The staircase continues to the first floor landing where there are two spacious double bedrooms, both with built-in storage, and the bathroom.


The kitchen has been upgraded in recent years to include a good range of shaker style wall and base units overlaid with laminated wood-effect worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric over, ceramic hob and extractor hood. There are appliance spaces for a freestanding washing machine and undercounted fridge freezer. The large walk-in larder cupboard provides further storage. There is a back door providing access to the rear patio.


The modern bathroom is fitted with a 3-piece suite including WC, vanity wash hand basin and panelled bath with mixer shower and tiled splashbacks. There is a window for plentiful light.


The property benefits from generous private garden grounds to the front, side and rear of the property which have been designed to incorporate areas of lawn, patio, shrub beds and raised planters. The front garden is generally landscaped to form a beautiful well-stocked rockery / shrub bed. The south facing side / rear garden is a fantastic space fully enclosed by fencing and hedging. There is a raised gravel patio area providing a great space for seating and entertaining. The top section of the garden has been formed into an easily maintained allotment with 4 raised planters and space for a shed. The gardens take full advantage of their elevated position and enjoy unspoilt views of the surrounding countryside.


There is an integrated multi-purpose store located adjacent to the back door.

There is timber shed located to the rear of the garden.


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

Council Tax Band B.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fitted floor coverings and integrated appliances are to be included within the sale. The shed and raised planters will also be included.

Home Report

A copy of the Home Report can be downloaded from our website 24/7.


Strictly by Appointment Only via James Agent.


All offers should be submitted in writing in Standard Scottish Format. All interested parties are advised to lodge a Formal Note of Interest via their Solicitor. In the event of a Closing Date the Seller shall not be bound to accept any offer and reserves the right to accept any offer at anytime.

Floorplan for Priors Walk, Melrose
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