- Flexible Family Home
- Enclosed Garden
- Large Garage & Driveway Parking
- Strong Primary School Catchment
- Double Glazing
- Gas Central Heating
7 Annfield Gardens is an immaculately presented four/five-bedroom detached property situated in the principal Borders town of Galashiels.
Located in a small residential development, it sits in a strong primary school catchment, and is only a short distance from the Borders Railway that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with a station in the town.
Internally, the flexible accommodation lies over two levels and comprises four main bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a family room/bedroom five, a sitting room, an open plan kitchen with dining area, a utility room and a downstairs wc. With plentiful storage throughout, double glazing and gas central heating it provides a warm and comfortable family home.
Externally, there is driveway parking for two cars to the front of large full height garage with access into the back garden. The enclosed garden to the rear is a particular feature of this property with decking and generous lawn, borders and a rockery and can be accessed from the sitting room providing an excellent space for more informal entertaining.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location with excellent access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles
(All distances are approximate)
Council Tax: F
7 Annfield Gardens sits in a popular residential area in 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.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD1 3DE
From the A68, take the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road, passing Melrose on your right. Proceed over the three roundabouts, and the River Tweed, into Galashiels, and proceed forward over the small roundabout. Take the 2nd left turn onto Paterson Street and go all the way to the top. Turn right at the t-junction and follow the road into Annfield Gardens. Bear left and Number 7 is the seventh house in on the left-hand side.
From the A7 (going South) travel through Galashiels, signposted Hawick, follow the road out of Galashiels, which is the Abbotsford Road, and turn right onto Paterson Street, which is before the small roundabout and follow the above directions.