- Excellent Village Location
- Private Parking Space
- Potential Holiday Home
- Wood Burning Stove
- Low Council Tax Band
Cheviot View Cottage is a well presented and charming three-bedroom stone-built cottage situated in the much sought-after conservation village of Bowden.
Deceptively spacious across two levels, the well-proportioned accommodation benefits from its own private parking and would make a lovely holiday cottage or primary home.
Only a short drive from the principal Borders Town of Melrose, the property lies five and a half miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh.
Internally, the property comprises three bedrooms, a shower room, a sitting room, and a kitchen. There is also a Hunter wood burning stove with back boiler, and oak flooring on the ground floor.
Externally, the property has an attractive border to the front, and a private, off-street parking space across the communal driveway.
Edinburgh is easily accessible via the A68, with most Border towns readily available from this central location, along with the aforementioned Borders Railway.
Edinburgh 40 miles. Galashiels 8 miles. Tweedbank 5.5 miles. Melrose 4.0 miles.
Newtown St. Boswells 1.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : F
Council Tax Band : A
Cheviot View Cottage is situated in the much sought-after conservation village of Bowden, just one and a half miles from Newtown St. Boswells which is home of the region’s largest employer, the Scottish Borders Council. There are also an excellent range of local amenities in the town including a health centre, a hotel, and a small supermarket. The nearby Milestone Garden Centre sits on the outskirts of Newtown St. Boswells and is a very popular attraction.
The popular Borders town of Melrose, over the Eildon Hills, is only four miles away. Regarded by many as the most picturesque of the Borders towns, Melrose is situated between the Eildon Hills and River Tweed. The town provides an extensive range of amenities ranging from a variety of specialist shops, small supermarkets, restaurants and a selection of hotels.
The thriving old mill town of Galashiels, five miles to the West offers a fuller range of shopping facilities, which include Tesco, ASDA, Next and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Melrose Abbey, Harmony House, Priorwood Gardens, the Greenyards, (home of Melrose RFC and Rugby Sevens), and Abbotsford House, 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, shooting, horse riding, golf, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including both St. Cuthbert’s and the Southern Upland Way.
Local schools include Newtown St. Boswells Primary, the highly regarded St Mary’s preparatory school in Melrose, and Earlston High School. The Borders General Hospital also lies on the outskirts of Melrose. Bowden 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 Borders Railway, in Tweedbank with trains running to Edinburgh is approximately five and a half miles away is of particular note.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 0ST
From the North take the A68 South and turn right into Newtown St Boswells and onto the B6398 through the town. Turn right, remaining on the B6398 (Bowden Road) signposted Bowden and proceed along this road until you reach the village. As you enter Bowden pass the turning into Brunton Park and you will come to Cheviot View Cottage which sits on your left-hand side about thirty yards down.
Alternatively coming from Melrose, take the B6359 out of Melrose and continue for approximately three miles. Turn left onto the B6398, signposted Bowden, and proceed into and through the village. Cheviot View Cottage is threequarters of the way through the village on the right-hand side, just before the turning for Brunton Park.