- Spacious, bright home
- High spec kitchen
- Triple glazed windows
- Heat recovery system
- 10 year NHBC guarantee
- Close to railway station
Woodstock View is a bright and spacious four-bedroom newly-built detached house located in the desirable Borders town of Melrose. The property lies within walking distance of the town centre, as well as the Borders General Hospital, with the new rail-link running from Tweedbank to Edinburgh only one and a half miles away.
With flexible accommodation throughout, the property comes with a ten-year NHBC Guarantee and has been finished to an exacting standard inside and out. With triple glazing, gas fired central heating, oak finishings, feature frosted glass doors off the hallway a fully fitted kitchen and a ground floor wet room it has been thoughtfully designed.
Internally, the accommodation, lies across two floors and comprises four main bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a spacious landing with library/study area, a sitting room, a dining/family room, a dining kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs wet room.
Externally, there is generous driveway parking to the side for two cars. The garden lies to the front and sides with extensive patio and lawn area which provides an excellent entertaining space with access from the kitchen via the feature bi-fold doors as well as the utility room.
Only one and a half miles from the new Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, it is conveniently located for commuting, and sits in a strong primary and secondary school catchment, with private schooling also in the town. Edinburgh is also easily accessible via the A68, or the A7 with most Borders towns readily available from this central location.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 5 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Peebles 22 miles. (All distances are approximate)
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9QH
Coming from Edinburgh take the A68 South, passing through Pathhead, Lauder and Earlston. On reaching the roundabout, approximately three miles outside Earlston, turn right onto the A6091 Signposted Melrose and Galashiels.
Take the turn-off for Melrose and proceed into the Market Square. Turn immediately left and go up Dingleton Road, passing underneath the by-pass. Continue on this road up the hill and turn right on to Chiefswood Road, just before the golf course, and take the second turning on the left after Dingleton Apartments and bear left up the shared driveway. Woodstock View is the first house on your left-hand side.
About the area
Woodstock View is situated on the Southern fringes of the attractive Borders town of Melrose. Regarded by many as the most picturesque of the Borders towns, Melrose is situated between the Eildon Hills and River Tweed. With an approximate population of around 2100 in Melrose, and 1200 in the immediate villages of Gattonside, Darnick and Newstead, the town provides an extensive choice of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist independent shops including a green grocer, a fishmonger, two butchers, antique and interiors shops, small supermarkets, a large selection of restaurants and numerous hotels, all situated around the High Street area of this vibrant town. The thriving old mill town of Galashiels five miles to the West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony House (home to the Borders Book Festival), Priorwood Gardens, the Greenyards, (home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens), and Abbotsford House with award winning visitor centre, the former home of Sir Walter Scott. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way, St. Cuthbert’s Way and The Borders Abbeys Way. Several festivals which include the Melrose 7’s Rugby Tournament, the Borders Book Festival, and the Melrose Festival complete with ride-out attract visitors from far and wide, as well as the thriving Melrose Music Society. Local schools include the excellent Melrose primary school, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital also lies just outside the town, and there are a number of churches in the area with Catholic, Episcopal and Church of Scotland represented in the town. Melrose sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A68 or A7 via Galashiels that provide the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which opened in September 2015 and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, the station lies approximately one and a half miles away. There is also a busy bus service with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 45 miles and 66 miles away respectively