- Excellent Central Location
- Close to Local Amenities
- Borders Railway Close by
- Borders General Hospital Nearby
- Excellent Holiday Let Potential
1 Dingleton Bank is a charming and well-presented two-bedroom end-terrace cottage situated a short walk from the market square in the much sought-after Borders town of Melrose.
Given its location and size it would make a perfect primary or secondary home, with holiday let potential. Within walking distance of the Borders General Hospital, the property is approximately two and a half miles away from the rail-link at Tweedbank which runs to Edinburgh.
Internally, the accommodation, which lies across two levels, comprises two bedrooms, a shower room, a sitting room with dining area, and a kitchen. With good storage throughout, including the attic, there is also a useful sun porch to the front and a door leading out to the garden.
Externally, there is a communal drying green, with a path leading to private garden ground currently housing a shed, an aviary and a greenhouse. There is a path leading down to Dingleton Road, and a further one leading through to Douglas Road where there is plentiful on-street parking.
Conveniently located for commuting with Edinburgh easily accessible via the A68, and most Borders towns readily available from this central location.
Edinburgh 39 miles. Galashiels 5 miles. Tweedbank 2.5 miles. Peebles 22 miles.
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : G16
Council Tax Band : B
1 Dingleton Bank is located in an elevated position above 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.
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.
Local schools include the excellent Melrose primary school, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school, and Earlston High School which is routinely named one of the best state schools in the region.
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 two 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.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9QP
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 up Dingleton Road and you will come to the turn off for Douglas Road on your right. Proceed up the hill and continue straight over, as if re-joining Dingleton Road, and you will see Number 1 ahead of you, forming part of a row of three cottages.
From the South, follow the A68 through St. Boswells and turn left at the aforementioned roundabout and follow the instructions from there.