The property offers well-proportioned, free-flowing accommodation over two floors, and boasts wonderful period features including ornate cornicing, ceiling rose and original tile floor, combined with more contemporary styling in the kitchen and dining room, the latter benefitting from French Doors out to the garden.
The property occupies an enviable position, with the rooms to the front enjoying spectacular, uninterrupted views over Galashiels and to the countryside beyond.
The Kitchen is fitted with a good range of shaker-style wall and base units overlaid with granite-effect worktops incorporating a 1.5 bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and 4-ring gas hob with extractor hood. There is an appliance space for a freestanding dish washer. There is ample space for a table table. Wood-effect flooring, under-cabinetry lighting and stone tiling complete the look perfectly.
The Utility Room is also fitted with a good range of kitchen cabinetry / worktops, and is currently set up as an auxiliary kitchenette with built-in fridge freezer, electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood. There is also space for a washing machine.
The family bathroom is fitted with a 3-piece suite including WC, vanity basin with storage and bath with mixer shower and tiled splashbacks. Decorative floor and wall tiled complete the look.
The ground floor shower room is fitted with a 3-piece suite including WC, pedestal basin and built-in shower enclosure with mixer shower with glass screen. Wet room flooring and stone effect tiling complete the look.
There are private garden grounds to the front and rear for the property bound by stone walling and timber fencing. To the front, the gardens are surrounded by a sandstone dwarf wall and are largely left to hard landscaping. The rear garden provides a wonderful family space laid to a mixture of lawn and decking with paved pathways and raised flower beds. To the side of the property there is a secure pathway which provides an additional space for storage.
The property occupies a rarely available elevated position with commanding views over the town. A wide range of local amenities are readily available nearby, including ASDA, Tescos and the Galawater Retail Park. More amenities are readily available a short distance away in Galashiels town centre including independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the 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
All fitted carpets, floor coverings and integrated appliances are to be included within the sale.
Mains Water and Electricity, Gas-Fired Central Heating
Council Tax Band D
Strictly By Appointment via James Agent.