- Immaculately Presented
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Potential to Add Fifth Bedroom
- Large Enclosed Garden & Patio
- Double Garage
- Family Friendly Neighbourhood
- Strong School Catchment
- Double Glazing
- Gas Fired Central Heating
- River Walks Nearby
6 Craigmyle Park is an immaculately presented and spacious four-bedroom detached house situated in a popular residential development on the site of the Old Peel Hospital on the southern banks of the River Tweed. Only two miles from Clovenfords, it benefits from a generous plot with attractive backdrop of trees, a double garage with private driveway parking and lies within easy reach of the Borders Railway, either at Galashiels or Stow.
Internally, the house lies across two floors and comprises four double bedrooms, an ensuite shower room, a family bathroom, a sitting room, a dining kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs wc. There is also a feature galleried landing with library area on the first floor. A fabulous and flexible family home, which could be extended over the garage, subject to the necessary permissions, it has excellent storage, and benefits from double glazing and gas central heating.
Externally, there is private parking in the driveway for two cars to the front of integral double garage.
The extensive landscaped garden lies predominantly to the side and is mainly laid to lawn with attractive borders and shrubs which are a particular feature. The enclosed garden to the rear with large patio which is accessed directly from the sitting room and dining kitchen providing an excellent space for informal entertaining. There is a secondary area of garden ground to the side which is mainly gravelled and has a shed.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A7 just North of Clovenfords, with the A72 to Peebles a short distance away. The main hospital in the area, the Borders General, lies on the outskirts of Melrose, approximately nine miles away.
Galashiels 5.5 miles. Edinburgh 33 miles. Clovenfords 2 miles. Peebles 15 miles.
(All mileage is approximate)
Council Tax Band : G
6 Craigmyle Park sits in a popular residential development around two miles from the village of Clovenfords which benefits from a hotel, and a primary school. The thriving old mill town of Galashiels, five and a half miles to the East, with a population of 12,000 offers a fuller 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 in Galashiels 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 at Glentress, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way. Clovenfords has a primary school, with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in Galashiels, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is approximately nine miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Clovenfords sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the nearby A7 which runs through to Galashiels and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with stops in Galashiels and Stow. There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange in Galashiels, beside the railway, with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns. Edinburgh International Airport also offers an excellent choice of destinations and lies 39 miles away.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD1 3LA
Coming from Edinburgh take the A7 South, signposted Galashiels/Carlisle. Continue through the village of Stow. Approximately seven miles south of Stow there is a turning for Clovenfords (B710), turn right here and proceed down into the village of Clovenfords.
As you enter the village you will reach a small roundabout. Take the third turning, which is signposted Peebles and follow the A72 down to a larger roundabout. Turn first left and first right which will take you down to the bridge over the River Tweed.
Follow the road over the bridge and continue for approximately 450 yards, until you come to a turning on your left halfway up a small hill. Turn left here and follow the road into Craigmyle Park. Proceed straight ahead and you will come to Number 6 which sits on your left-hand side.
If coming from Peebles take the A72 to the above roundabout and follow the directions from there, and from Galashiels take the A72 out of the town passing through Clovenfords and proceed in over the small roundabout and on to the larger roundabout at the junction, before following the aforementioned directions.