- Close to all amenities
- Two double bedrooms
- New kitchen with appliances
- Great storage
- Outside space
- Double glazing
- Gas central heating
*£10,000 CASH BACK INCENTIVE FOR FIRST TIME BUYER*
*Excellent Investment Opportunity*
**6% GROSS YIELD ON £450PCM**
115 High Buckholmside is an attractive and well-presented two-bedroom terraced house in the principal Borders town of Galashiels. Within walking distance of the town centre and the station on the Borders Railway that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, there is also excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Lying across three levels, the property would make an ideal first home or investment opportunity, and comprises two bedrooms, a sitting room with kitchen off, a bathroom, a utility room, and a wc. There is also good storage with deep under stair cupboard and a large box room/dressing room beside the principal bedroom.
With a brand new Howdens kitchen, complete with appliances, gas central heating and double glazing the property should be viewed to be appreciated.
Externally, there is a small area of south-facing ground accessed from the utility room, providing a space to enjoy the sunshine, and on-street parking available immediately outside the property.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : E53
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 2HP
From the East, approach Galashiels from Melrose and proceed into the heart of Galashiels on the Abbotsford Road (A7). Proceed down Braw Lads Brae and over the first roundabout, taking the first left on the next roundabout beside ASDA and onto Currie Road. Turn left again at the next roundabout and pass the Transport Interchange at the train station and over the small roundabout, and proceed through the traffic lights and over a further roundabout onto High Buckholmside (A7).
You will come to Number 115 approximately two hundred and fifty yards further on, on your left-hand side.
From the A7 (going South) travel through Stow and then on to Galashiels. As you enter Galashiels on the A7, you proceed onto Magdala Terrace which turns into High Buckholmside. Pass the left turn onto Halliburton Terrace and after approximately two hundred yards you will come to Number 115 which lies on your right-hand side.
115 High Buckholmside sits in the heart of the principal Borders town of Galashiels. With a population of 12,000, the town offers a full range of shopping facilities, including Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next, WH Smith and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Old Gala House and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose and other Border towns.
Among the independent shops there is also a cinema, a health centre, a swimming pool, gym, dentists, orthodontist and a new Transport Interchange built primarily around the new train station in conjunction with the Borders Railway which is a particular bonus.
Local sports teams include Gala RFC, Gala Fairydean FC, and Gala CC and local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
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.
Galashiels has six primary schools, and nearby Melrose is home to St Marys Preparatory School with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in the town, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only four or so miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Galashiels sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the aforementioned station in the town. There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange, beside the railway 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 39.5 miles and 68 miles away respectively.